Tirupati is counted among the most important pilgrimage sites in the southern part of India. This place draws visitors in millions each year. The most prominent deity worshipped in this place, Sri Venkateshwara, stands in the Sti Venkateshwara’s Temple in the Tirumala Hill, Govindaraja’s shrine in the town of Tirupati and Padmavati’s shrine in Trichur, which is 3 miles away from Tirupati (southwards). Other places of worship in this area include the Venkateswara Temple in Tirumala (on the Venkatadri peak) comprising of seven peaks that represent ‘Adisesha’s seven heads’. This temple is also called the ‘Temple of Seven Hills’. Lord Venkateswara is worshipped here who is one of the forms of Lord Vishnu. Your Tirupati pilgrimage is incomplete without visiting the Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple located in Trichur. This is one of the main tourist attractions of this region with elaborate intricacies involved in the temple’s decor. So, a Tirupati Tour will give you the taste of the artistic variety of the south Indian temples.
About The Package:
Your desire to visit the temples of South India in a hassle-free way can be fulfilled by Namaste India Trip tour packages for Tirupati. The design of the packages is such that all the towns and important landmarks in and around Tirupati are covered without any financial extravaganza. All the significant temples are included in the packages and your ‘darshan’ (worship) desire is fully accomplished through the tours. Lord ‘Balaji’ or Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple is the most prioritized site for visit and while you are still in the spiritual mood, the tour will take you to all the nearby temples of prominence so that you are satiated to the fullest. Namaste India Trip also offers customization of packages to cut down expenses that you consider out of budget.
Day 01: Tirupati Arrival
You will be received at the Tirupati Railways station or the nearest airport by the Namaste India Trip representative and after a warm welcome you will be taken to the hotel booked for stay. Following a sumptuous breakfast, the next activity will be a tour of the religious shrines of the Hindus including the Srinivasa Mangapuram temple, the Govindaraja Swamy Temple and the Tiruchanoor Padmavathi Temple. Here you can make your offerings, feel a spiritual closeness and take in the holiness of the temples. For those that are more interested in the architectural style of the south Indian temples, there is plenty of captivating sights that will make you stand in awe of their architectural excellence. You will return to the hotel for night stay.
Day 02: Tirupati Temple Visit
After an early breakfast on day 2, you will be driven to the Tirupati Temple to get the blessings of the Lord Balaji or Sri Venkateswara and the entire visit duration will last up to 5 hours (at the most). Collect the Prasadam (sweets generally distributed in Temples after offering them to the deity) and you can move on to the other places of visit including the Srivari Padalu (or footprints), the Shila Thoranam, the Papavinasam, the Akasaganga and the Kapila Theertham. If you desire to visit other neighboring villages for temple visit, you will have to reduce the timing of the Tirupati Balaji Temple tour. You will return in the evening to the hotel for the night’s rest.
Day 03: Departing Tirupati
On this final day you will return back to the railway station/airport to get back home after a full breakfast and if you have time you can also visit the temples again to receive blessings on the way back.