3-day tour of Tirupati
From Chennai to Chennai
Months: All Year Round
Visit Lord Venkateshwara Temple in Tirumala
Visit Sri Padmavathi Temple in Tiruchanoor
DAY 01 : ARRIVE IN CHENNAI - DRIVE TO TIRUPATI
Arrive at Chennai international or domestic airport. You will be met by your driver, who will transfer you to Tirupati in a comfortable vehicle (145 kms, 3.5 hours). Check in at the hotel upon arrival (check in after 12 PM. Requests for early check in are at the hotel’s discretion and subject to availability at the time of arrival). Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Tirupati.
Accommodation, 2 Nights
Marasa Sarovar Premiere or similar.
DAY 02 : VISIT BALAJI AND PADMAVATHI TEMPLES
In the morning, depart for the famous Temple of Balaji (Venkateshwara) situated on the Tirumala hill, one of the most visited and wealthiest places of worship in the world.
Legends about the hill itself and the surrounding area appear in the Puranas, and the temple’s history may date back 2000 years. Devotees flock to Tirumala to see Venkateshwara, an avatar of Vishnu, who is famed for granting of any wish made at this holy site. The darshan of Venkateshwara from the back of the dark and magical inner sanctum is a spiritual experience without parallel, and inspires intense love and bliss among devotees.
The time of entry in the queue for darshan will be provided on your special-entry darshan tickets. It typically takes two to three hours to complete your darshan, it could take longer on days that draw larger crowds of devotees.
After darshan, return to Tirupati. In the evening, visit Padmavathi Temple at Tiruchanoor. Located at a distance of 5 kms from Tirupati, the temple is dedicated to Goddess Padmavathi or Alamelumanga, the consort of Venkateswara.
Return to the hotel after offering prayers at the temple. Overnight stay in Tirupati.
DAY 05 : DEPARTURE FROM CHENNAI
Check out of the hotel in the morning and transfer to Chennai airport (145 kms, 3.5 hours) for your departure.
Tirupati: Marasa Sarovar Premiere or similar.
2 nights in a 5-star hotel with complimentary breakfast.
Services of an experienced English-speaking Tour Driver-Manager with transfers in a comfortable vehicle.
Admissions as per itinerary (Special-entry tickets for darshan will be provided).
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED
Domestic or International flights, Meals, Travel Insurance, Optional activities, Tips, and Personal services.
Travelers can book their flights on own with any airline of their choice. Suggested timings for arrival and departure are as follows:
Arrive at Chennai domestic or international airport before 5 pm. Depart from Chennai airport after 12 pm on Day 3.
Price per person is based on accommodation for two adults in a double room.
PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION POLICY
Booking: A $250 deposit per guest is required to reserve a place on the tour. The remaining balance must be paid at least 15 days prior to departure.
Cancellation: Reservations can be changed or cancelled at no charge, up to 15 days before the scheduled tour date. No refunds will be provided for cancellations made within 15 days prior to tour departure.