Chennai to Srikalahasti Temple & Sri Venkateswara Temple Day Tour
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Product Code : AGORA508
On this full day excursion private tour you will visit two famous temples Srikalahasti Temple & Sri Venkateswara Temple. Srikalahasti Temple is one of the five elements (Pancha Bhoota) Air or Vayu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Sri Venkateswara is the richest temple in the world in terms of donations received and wealth. The temple is visited by lakhs of pilgrims daily, making it the most-visited holy place in the world. Private English speaking accompanied tour guide from Chennai & air-conditioned transport from pick up till drop off to your hotel is well included in the package price.
Note: - We do not guarantee temple darshan visit of Sri Venkateswara Temple, please book special Temple Darshan booking from Sri Venkateswara official website.
Pick up from your hotel for full day excursion to visit Srikalahasti Temple & Sri Venkateswara Temple.
Srikalahasti Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva has immense religious importance for Hindus and was constructed in the year 1516 by Krishnadevraya, a king of the Vijayanagara empire. The elaborate structure of the Srikalahasti temple complex is a breathtaking right from the entrance. It has intricate carvings of numerous mythological illustrations that one can explore in the divine surroundings. This magnificent temple is often reffered as the Kailasa and Kashi of the south. The temple represents one of the five elements (Pancha Bhoota) - Air or Vayu. It is known for being the place where Kannappa happily sacrificed both of his eyes to stop the blood flowing out of the Shiva Lingam and he continued doing the same so long till the time, he was not stopped by Lord Shiva.
Further drive 34kms to visit Sri Venkateswara Temple the most revered and celebrated temple dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara built in 12th century. This is one of the holiest and the wealthiest temples in the world and millions of devotees flock here to pay their reverence. Around 50,000 pilgrims visit the temple everyday, which is a massive number. Hence, a whole procedure has been planned and set up which effectively ends at the shrine for darshan. The entry for the Darshan is through Vaikuntam Queue Complex which is a series of interconnected halls that leads to the main temple. These halls are clean and comfortable with various facilities provided. The various activities of the temple include prasadam, hair tonsuring, hundi, arjitha seva and thulabharam. There are many temple’s in hill town of Tirumala at Tirupati which you can visit as per your interest.
After sightseeing drive back to Chennai and drop off to your hotel.
Private air-conditioned deluxe car for sightseeing and excursion as per program.
Services of accompanied English-speaking tour guide from Chennai.
Bottled drinking water in car.
Gratuities & optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in inclusions.