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Divine experience

Very beautiful experience. Breathtaking views. It is the starting point for climbing up to tirumala... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mumbai, India
via mobile
Walking to Tirumal, this is the best way !!

If you would like to walk and go to Tirumala then go with this path,you will love it. Also this exp... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bengaluru, India
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Tirupati, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very beautiful experience. Breathtaking views. It is the starting point for climbing up to tirumala by walk. There are 2388 steps to climb up to tirumala. Shoes not allowed. Can be covered in two hours approx. A very nice and divine experience. Om Namo Venkateshaaya.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you would like to walk and go to Tirumala then go with this path,you will love it. Also this exp would be great.

Thank arunmanir
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

3350 steps straight up the mountain range. You don’t have to be a religious pilgrim to enjoy the ritual climb and admire the devotion of the Hindu as they chant Govinda. Snacks and drinks available throughout the ascension. I was the one white dude I...More

3  Thank Brian T
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Most important note : there is a limited entry(6k) tickets to take direct Darshan. After 6k tickets sold you should go by normal queue it takes 36hrs for Darshan.

1  Thank GoPlaces820392
Reviewed 2 October 2018

There are different ways to seek seek divine belssing. Some stay at home for prayers, some visit the abode in the form of temples, mosques or churches. If you happen to visit Lord Thirumala you have 3 different options to visit - By car all...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

It took 30 mins of travel from alipri, there are numerous vendors alongside the steps, for juice, buttermilk, and fee chat items as well, it took me two and half hours time from foot hill to tirumala. All the pain was gone once we reached...More

1  Thank arunp1400
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Climbing steps with divine thoughts give satisfaction forgetting all worries. Keep stamina for climbing the steps. It was a divine experience having positive thoughts.

3  Thank jojo5222
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

It is the Walk way to the Tirumala temple through the stairs in the middle of a forest. Many times monkeys are spotted and on rare occasions Cheetah too roam. It would be nice nature's walk.

Thank Aaqarsh
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

This is completely built with step's. But all types of facilities & hospitality provided by TTD. Very limited darshan tokens distributed daily.

1  Thank rajendrap423
Reviewed 10 September 2018

There are total 2400 steps, first 1200 steps are easy, last 1200 steps are stiff and hard to climb. Sr. Citizen should take 2-3 mins. break after every 50-70 steps. Adults can climb non-stop. For Adults it takes around 2 hours. For Sr. Citizens it...More

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27 September 2018|
Response from Passenger37891265855 |
Unfortunately you wont get room at Tirumala (due to high demand). I would suggest you to buy Rs.300 darshan or take stairs (little challaengeable with kid) and try to finish the darshan in a same day and return to Tirupati... More
24 September 2018|
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Response from Srini52 | Reviewed this property |
There are two ways to climb Tirumal hills. One starts from Alipiri. This is longer and takes around 5hrs at a reasonable pace. Approximately 9 kms. The other is Srivarimetlu, short one likely to take around 2hrs. App... More