Tirupati is synonymous with the temple of Thirumala Venkateswara, one of the holiest pilgrimage sites for Hindus in the world. Nestled in the Eastern Ghats mountain range, Tirupati can also boast of diverse flora and fauna. The literal meaning of Tirupati, the abode of Lord Vishnu, really exemplify the meaning as you can feel the religious aura at every corner of the place.
One of the most important rituals at Tirupati is donating hair at the temple. It is believed that you achieve the august point of spirituality when you donate your hair at the temple and you can see a number people with shaved head while returning from the temple. Though the devotees of Lord Venkateswara consist of majority of the tourists, you can also visit the place for the majestic architecture the temple has. The temple is the perfect example of indigenous Dravidian style of intricate craftsmanship with its gold gilded dome of the temple premises. The temple premises have other important attractions including Swami Pushkarni Lake and it must be included in any Tirupati packages you take. It is believed that lord Venkateswara Himself took bath in the Lake and a dip in the lake is considered at par with a dip in the river Ganga.
Just a few kilometres from the temple is Papavinasam Theertham and it is said that the water of the fall would cleanse all your sins. The adventurous in you would love to visit Sri Venkateswara National Park nearby. The verdant valleys and beautiful vista of the park would make you think that the almighty always chooses His abode amidst idyllic surroundings. The other important places to visit in Turupati include Talakona Waterfalls, Sri Kodandaramaswamy temple, Silathoranam and Tumbhuru Teertham.
The spiritual aura of Tirupati invites you. Respond to the invitation and go for Tirupati tourism now. Book your Tirupati package with SOTC now and get rid of all the travel hassles.