The pilgrims visit and pay homage to Adivaraha idol in the Sri Varaha
Swami Temple, situated on the banks of the tank before visiting Sri
Venkateswara Temple. The devotees stand in line for hours together to
obtain a glimpse of the presiding deity for a few fleeting seconds.
Different darshans are arranged for the convenience of the pilgrims,
It is an engrossing place where you can spend one whole day just
Tirupati-Balaji normally has a very hot and humid climate. The
temperature reaches a high of 40°C during summers, while it touches
a low of 15°C during winters. The best time to visit
Tirupati-Balaji is during the winter season, between September and
The nearest airport is at Tirupati.
Tirupati is the nearest railway station. There are
trains that travel via Renigunta or Gudur, but do not touch Tirupati. In
such cases, Renigunta (just 10-km from Tirupati) or Gudur (100-km from
Tirupati), are convenient points to alight. From Renigunta/Gudur, one
can reach Tirupati by train, bus, or taxi.
APSRTC buses run from all the important places in
the state and between Tirupati and Tirumala. TTD also runs buses between
Tirupati and Tirumala, free of cost. Taxis are also available over here.