Tirupati Tirumala Travel Tips
Avoid most important festivals, weekends and summers, Avg temperature in summer will be 40 C.
On an average day people take darshan 20000-40000.
# Sudarshan Token Rs 50 per person
Sudarsanam token system was introduced to minimize waiting times for Sarvadarsanam, special darshan Darshan and other benefits / Sevas. Some of its features: Tokens are available Rs.50 / at the given locations
Second Choultry (back to the train station),
Sreenivasam in Tirupati
Srivari Sannidhi, Tirupati
RTC bus stand Tirupati,
TTD Information Center, Renigunta (opposite the railway station Renigunta).
Seegra Darshan / Special Entrance Darshan
Seeghra Darshan was introduced 0n 21.09.2009 to enable quick darshan for pilgrims. The ticket price is Rs.300 / -. Tickets will be issued VQC-I in four counters.
1. Divya Darshan facility is provided in Tirumala for pedestrians for those who come by walking.
2. Bio-mettic counters are located on these pathways that facilitate the free darshan and free food at Tirumala.
Special Darshan for the disabled and elderly
This special darshan is arranged for the Handicapped and for older people, Also for the infants with their parents through a separate temple entrance at Maha Dwaram main gate. If necessary, the pilgrims, as it may be associated with them.
You can go to get information http://www.tirupati.org/sevas_main.htm. Some of Sevas need six months and early reservations are possible only after some years. By allowing some forms of donation, you get the privilege of obtaining seva / darshan.
Official paid cottage accommodation is excellent, if you get it. I usually find people to book this 3-4 months in advance so that planning can not remain resident pays.You @ Town Bhima or Sindhura. Be prepared for less than the desired service and the presence of pollutants, which may not coincide with your idea of a religious piligrimage Bliss at the hotel. (No hot water late at night, badly prepared food, etc., have things in common).
Men should only wear Pants, Shirts or Dhoti. Women should only wear Sarees or Chudhidaar.
Nearby places to see
Sri Kalahasti (Shiva Temple), Padmavati temple, Srinivasa & Varahaswamy Temple.