Tirupati is a famous religious spot in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, which alongwith its hill part called Tirumala, where the Shrine of Sri Balaji is installed, form the most sought after pilgrimage location for Hindus, which destination is covered by Tirupati packages.

About history of Tirupati, there is no clear version as yet but the temple of Lord Venkateswara was maintained by various Tamil kings, such as Pallavas, Cholas and also later by Vijayanagara empire during 17th century, when King Krishnadeva Raya donated lot of gold and other ornaments to extend the shrine, which is now one of the richest temples in the world, where devotees pour in large contributions as they come here in Tirupati tour packages.

Tirupati packages offer opportunity to devotees to visit Tirupati Balaji temple which has acquired unique sanctity  that one can attain salvation by worshipping Tirupati Balaji and a devotees throng to this pilgrimage center all the twentyfour hours of the day to have darshan, which is possible through various celebrations and events conducted in the temple.

The devotees of Tiruppati packages take part in a number of special worship sessions conducted throughout the day, participation on which is restricted to limited number of  persons and on payment of certain fee as per schedule, booking for some of which has to be done months before, and for normal darshan devotees stand in queue for about 36 hours, however good facilities are provided for waiting devotees in the form of sitting spots, good ventilation and cooling and refreshments.

Tirumala Tiruppati Devasthan now manages the temple activities, including organising the pujas and festivals, which is a stupendous task because of the volume of pilgrims pouring in every day, besides maintaining a large number of  guest accommodations which are more than 5000 occupancies.

In a Tirupati packages a traveller’s accommodation is booked in any of the  cottages and guest houses maintained  by  TTD at Tirumala and Tirupati, while stay in star rated hotels can also be arranged.

Tirupati packages are mostly organized from Chennai and Hyderabad, the State Capitals of Tamilnadu and Andhra Pradesh, while a number of Tirupati Tour packages are also starting from Bengaluru, Karnataka’s Capital city, while the tour organisers take care of accommodation, darshan facilitation and transport.

Travel agents also arrange Tirupati packages by Cab, with accommodation in Hotels which are available at Tirumala Hills and booking Tirupati tour packages can be done on line through their Web portals.

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