Tirupati is known as Spiritual Capital of Andhra Pradesh and the city is famous for Sri Venkateswara Temple and other historical temples. The city is regarded as Best Heritage City by India’s Ministry of Tourism, lies at the foot of Seshachalam Hills of Eastern Ghats.
Day 1 – Arrive at Renigunta Railway station and proceed toward Tirumala, stay in there for a day and get the blessing and do the darshan, you can also visit Padmavathi Temple on the way.
Venkateswara Temple is dedicated to Lord Sri Venkateswara, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, situated on the top of the hills in Tirumala. The Temple also known as Tirupati Balaji and the richest temple in the world.
Padmavathi Temple at Tiruchanoor also known as Alamelumangapuram is dedicated to Goddess Alamelumanga, consort of Lord Venkateswara. The temple is located near Tirupati and one of the well known temples of Andhra Pradesh.
Day 2 – Visit the famous temples in Tirupati city and one can also visit wildlife park.
Govindaraja Temple is situated at the heart of the Tirupati city and one of the biggest temple complex in Chittoor district. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu but the huge complex has many other sub shrines.
Kalyana Venkateswara Temple at Srinivasamangapuram is also dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, 12 km from Tirupati in Chittoor District. The temple is protected and an ancient monument of National importance by Archaeological survey of India.
Kapila Theertham is dedicated to Lord Siva, stands at the entrance to a mountain cave. The ancient temple of Kapila Theertham is located at the base of the Kapila Theertham waterfalls.
Day 3 – In the morning, proceed towards Srikalahasti Temple, Lord Shiva’s most famous temple in South India.
Srikalahasti Temple is located 36 km away from Tirupati and one of the important ancient Shiva Temples of Southern India. The temple is one of the few temples in India where kala sarpa dosha nivarana puja performed.
Vinayaka Temple of Kanipakam is dedicated to Lord Ganesha, located 68 km from Tirupati and was constructed by Chola king.
Kodandarama Temple is one of the famous temple in the region of Tirupati,dedicated to Lord Rama. The temple is a must see temple for Tirumala pilgrims.
Day 4 – Visit the near by famous temples and places that include waterfall,Natural Arch and Garud rock.
Hanuman Temple at Japali Teertham in Tirumala is one of the lesser known temple around Tirupati but visited by most pilgrims, situated into the dense forest.
ISKCON Tirupati Temple is situated at the foothills of Tirumala with beautiful architecture. The temple is one of the most famous place of pilgrimage in Tirupati.
Other temples and places to visit around Tirupati are Golden Temple at Sripuram,Vinayaka Temple at Kanipakam, TTD Gardens,Varahaswami Temple, Talakona Waterfall,Silathoranam Natural Arch and Venkateswara Zoological Park.