Tirupati is the temple town of Andhra Pradesh and home to the one of the most revered temples of South India. The ninth most populated city of Andhra Pradesh houses the famous Tirumala Venkateswara Temple.
Well connected with air, road and railway Chennai has been a major gateway to the spiritual town of Tirupati. Take our one day Chennai to Tirupati tour by private car to explore the well known temples of the sacred town.
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Overview of 1 Day Chennai to Tirupati Tour
1 Day Chennai to Tirupati Tour
Tirumala has been named as the Best Heritage City by India’s Ministry of Tourism. Visited by several devotees annually it is known as the Spiritual Capital of Andhra Pradesh. Legends state that Lord Rama along with his wife Sita and brother Lakshmana stayed here while returning from Sri Lanka.
Tirumala Venkateswara Temple is one of the eight Vishnu Swayambhu Kshetras and listed as the 106th and the last earthly Divya Desam. It proves to be a celebrated charming landmark of the famed town. Explore the town filled with amazing temples, boarding our 1 day Tirupati tour from Chennai by car.
Known for its marvelous works of art and architecture, the city of Chennai delights and inspires every visitor. Tourists marvel at the awe inspiring historical monuments, stunning temples, ancient churches and impressive museums. It is often visited for its amazing beaches, zoological gardens and eco parks.
Highlights of One Day Chennai to Tirupati Balaji Trip
- Full-day Chennai to Tirupati Balaji Local Sightseeing Tour
- Duration: 14 to 16 hours
- Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
- Pickup & Drop: Chennai Hotel / Home
- Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Special Darshan Ticket, Toll-gate & Parking charges
- Places Covered: Padmavati (Alamelumanga Puram) Temple & Tirumala Venkateswara Temple
Package Price for 1 Day Chennai to Tirupati Local Sightseeing Tour Package by Cab
|Vehicle||No.of Pax||Package Cost|
4 Seater / Hatchback
Indigo / Etios / Dzire A/C
4 Seater / Sedan
Innova / Xylo A/C
7 Seater / SUV
9 Seater / MUV
Tempo Traveller A/C
12 Seater / MUV
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1 Day Itinerary of Tirupati Balaji Local Sightseeing Tour from Chennai
Pickup from your Home / Hotel in Chennai at 5:00 AM
|S.No||Sightseeing Place||Recommended Duration|
|1||Tirumala Venkateswara Temple||180 minutes|
|2||Padmavati (Alamelumanga Puram) Temple||30 minutes|
Drop back at your Home / Hotel in Chennai by 09:00 PM
- 05.00 a.m – Pick up from your Chennai Home / Hotel / Railway Station / Airport by Private Car
- 08.00 a.m – Morning breakfast at restaurant in Tirupati
- 09.30 a.m – Tirupati to Tirumala hills in same car
- 09.45 a.m – (Optional) Organize Tonsure or Mottai then freshup in KalyanaKatta
- 11.00 a.m – Proceed to Tirumala temple for Quick / Special Darshan according the time slot booked.
- 02.00 p.m – Return back to Tirupathi for Lunch
- 03.00 a.m – Darshan at Padmavati (Alamelumanga Puram) Temple
- 04.30 p.m – Departure to Chennai
- 09.00 p.m – Arrival at Chennai
PLEASE NOTE: Guests can visit all the Tirupati tourism places listed above or remove any of the places that they don’t want to visit. Inclusion of any other sightseeing place not listed above is normally not permitted. However guests can check with their cab provider if any exceptions possible, while booking this Chennai to Tirupati Balaji local sightseeing tour by private car.
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Detailed Guide: Places to Visit with One Day Chennai to Tirupati Tour by Car
One day Chennai to Tirupati trip encompasses the visit to the most revered temple in the world, the Lord Venkateswara Temple. The richest temple in the world has more than 50000 devotees visiting it every day.
During special festivals like Brahmotsavam the number of pilgrims worshiping Lord Venkateswara raises to 500000.
It is believed that Goddess Lakshmi was born to King Akasha Raja as Padmavati. Lord Vishnu came to earth to marry her and had to take loan from the God of wealth, Kubera for the marriage. To repay his loan he had to stay in the Tirumala Hills.
Start your full day Tirupati trip by paying your obeisance to Goddess Padmavathi at the sacred Padmavati temple. Move ahead to the most iconic landmark of the famed town, the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple.
1. Padmavati Temple
The Inspiring one day tour to Tirupati from Chennai takes you to the ancient Padmavathi temple. It is said that before worshipping Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala, devotees should visit this temple located in Tiruchanoor at a short distance of 5km from Tirupati.
This Sacred temple constructed by Thondaman Chakravarthy, the elder brother of Goddess Padmavati has a temple tank called the Padmasarovar. Goddess Padmavathi is the presiding deity who is believed to have appeared on a thousand petal golden lotus.
As such the temple is also renowned as Alamelu Mangapuram Temple, wherein Alar refers to Lotus, Mel means top, Manga means Goddess and the word puram refers to a village or town in Telugu.
The spiritual complex houses the Sri Krishnaswamy Temple and Sri Sundaraja Swamy Temple. According to local legends, Lord Surayanarayana played a vital role in the blooming of the golden lotus. Tourists can visit Lord Sri Suryanarayana Temple built opposite to Padmasarovar.
- Must see \ Things to do: Do watch for the intricate carvings on the temple.
2. Tirumala Venkateswara Temple
Head off for the most iconic Vaishnavite temple beautifully set in the hill town of Tirumala. The sacred temple enshrines Lord Sri Venkateswara, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
It is believed that Lord Venkateswara emerged to save mankind from the plight of Kali Yuga as such the sacred place is also known as Kaliyuga Vaikuntam. The presiding deity is named as Kaliyuga Prathyaksha Daivam.
Holy books like Vedas and Puranas dictate the benefits of worshipping Lord Venkateswara. The Lord of the Seven Hills is worshipped with different names as Govinda, Balaji, Venkatachalapathy and Srinivasa.
The Hills encompass seven peaks representing the seven heads of Adisesha, the king of all nagas. Venkateswara Temple is located on the seventh peak called the Venkatadri which is set on the southern banks of Sri Swami Pushkarini.
Admire the intricate architecture created in Dravidian style dating back to 300 AD. Travellers would be delighted witnessing the gold plated, three tiered tower above the sanctum sanctorum or the gopuram which is named as Ananda Nilayam.
It is 65.2 feet tall and beautifully decorated with several idols of Vaishnava mythology. A small idol of Lord Venkateswara is beautifully carved on the second tier of the Vimana.
Believed to be a small replica of the main deity, it is more popular as Vimana Venkateswara. First prayers of the day are first offered to Vimana Venkateswara before being offered to the main deity.
Lord Venkateswara appears as the presiding deity in the standing posture with two hands holding the Shanka and Sudarshana Chakra, one hand in varada posture and one hand placed over the thigh.
Three marvellous Dwarams or entrances to the Garbhagriha are worth noticing. Mahadwaram or Padi Kavali with its 50 feet, five storied gopuram that is adorned with seven Kalasams on its top, is one of the striking features of this historically significant temple. The gopuram is decorated with six tiers of carvings.
Get inspired with the glorious architecture and structure of the temple that has marvellous mandapams. Pradakshinam or the paths for circumambulating the temple have several impressive mandapams.
A significant feature of the temple is the Krishnadevarayalu mandapam built by the king of Vijayanagara Kingdom, Sri Krishnadevaraya and his two consorts, Tirumala Devi and Chinna Devi.
Another important feature of the temple is the stone pillared pavilion called the Tirumala Raya Mandapam or the Anna Unjal Mandapam. The circumambulating path around the Ananda Nilayam Vimanam popular as Vimana Pradakshinam enshrines Varadaraja and Yoga Narasimha.
- Must see \ Things to do: Worship Lord Venkateswara
- Pick and drop from Home / Hotel in Chennai
- Selected Cab for Tirupati sightseeing from Chennai as per the above Itinerary
- Special Darshan Ticket
- Breakfast & Lunch
- Vehicle Parking Charges
- Toll-gate Charges if any
- Driver Batta
- Lodging / Accommodation in Tirupati
- Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration
- Vehicle beyond the designated tour route
Terms & Conditions
Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 Day Chennai to Tirupati Balaji Local Sightseeing tour package. Ideally this 1 day Tirupati city tour package from Chennai can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Tirupati Balaji city tour, they can check the possibility of the same with the listed car rental companies and request for a custom quote.
The time spent on each Tirupati tourist attraction is to be followed as per the Itinerary schedule. In case of any delays or additional time spent at a particular place, driver or car rental company will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.
Please also note that if a particular Tirupati sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with cab vendor before you book the tour.
Ideally, no. However you can check with listed Chennai cab vendors before booking the tour on any possibility to customize the tour. Additional charges might apply.
This 1 day Chennai to Tirupati tour is going to be a comprehensive overview and gives an insight of the famed temples. Though there are several wonderful temples in the town, the sacred Tirumala Venkateswara Temple draws the maximum people owing to its religious and historical significance.
Visit to the most sacred Vishnu temple will take you back to the beginning of history. The hilltop location and fascinating architecture is a rewarding experience for the visitors.
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