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One Day Chennai to Kalhasti Trip by Car

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Chennai is considered as one of the world’s fastest growing city that is a favourite holiday destination for outdoor enthusiasts and even educational jaunts.

This capital city of Tamil Nadu proffers a range of sightseeing spots that includes fascinating beaches, inspiring churches, imposing museums, majestic mosques and ancient temples. Several tourist destinations are located within its vicinity.

With a short two and half hour drive visitors can reach the town of Srikalahasti that features amazing temples. Book our one day Chennai to Srikalahasti tour by car and explore all the key places of visit of this ancient town.

A blend of history and tradition makes Srikalahasti a revered vacation destination. This holy town located in Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh, represents a combination of history, culture and architecture.

The grandeur and splendour of the holy shrines enthrals every visitor. One of Srikalahasti most highly revered temples is the Kalahasteeswara Temple.

The word Srikalahasti is a combination of three words – sri means spider, kala means serpent and hasti refers to elephant where in all these three creatures are believed to have been the devotees of Lord Shiva.

They are believed to have died in a war and were granted salvation by Lord Shiva for their true devotion.

Get immersed in the history and culture of the old town embarking on our one day Chennai to Srikalahasti tour. This impressive package is designed to fit visitors having a quest to explore all the major shrines of the Srikalahasti.

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Snapshot of 1 Day Day Chennai to Kalhasti Tour Package by Car

  • Same Day Chennai to Kalhasti Tour
  • Fixed Itinerary
  • Sightseeing Places Covered – Sri Kalahasteeswara Temple, Bharadwaja Theertham, Subramanya Swamy Temple, Durgambika, Prasanna Varadaraja Perumal Koil, Kannappa Temple, Chaturmurkeshwar Temple, Pathala Vinayaka Temple, Veyilingala Kona Waterfalls, Sahasra Linga
  • Departs at 9:00 AM
  • Ends at 5:00 PM
  • Inclusions – Parking Charges, Driver Batta; pickup and drop service from your Chennai Hotel
  • Exclusions – Entry Fees; Lunch / All meals

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Package Cost for 1 Day Chennai to Kalhasti Trip

Indica (A/C)
4 Seater / Hatchback
Rs.3,700/-
Indigo / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan
Rs.4,300/-
Innova / Xylo
7 Seater / SUV
Rs.5,500/-
Tempo Traveller (A/C)
12 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.6,400/-
Swaraj Mazda
20 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.11,500/-
Bus
49 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.15,000/-

How to book? – Chennai to Kalhasti 1 Day Package

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  • Receive a handy city guide cum itinerary for the tour
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Package Glimpse One Day Chennai to Kalhasti Trip by Car

Invoke in this exciting Srikalahasti tour and experience the solace and tranquillity proffered by the religious sites of this town. Key attractions focus on the history of old town.

The biggest draw of the touristic place is the Kalahasteeswara Temple. Its significance lies in the fact that it is one of the Pancha Bootha Sthalam where in this sacred place represents air.

Pancha Bootha Sthalams refers to the spiritual places that represent the five important elements of air, water, fire, land and sky.

Your religious trip to Srikalahasti kick starts with the visit to the well known Sri Kalahasteeswara Temple followed by a visit to the Bharadwaja Theertham.

Head out to the Subramanya Swamy Temple and worship goddess Durgambika in the holy Durgambika temple. See Lord Vishnu in the Prasanna Varadaraja Perumal temple. Proceed to Chaturmurkeshwar Temple.

Venture out to the holy places of Kannappa Temple and the Pathala Vinayaka Temple. Experience the natural wonder of Veyilingala Kona waterfalls before concluding your journey with the trip to Sahasralinga.


Itinerary for One Day Chennai to Srikalahasti Tour Package

Pickup from your Hotel at 9:00 AM

Tourism Place Plan to Depart By
Sri Kalahasteeswara Temple 10:30 AM
Bharadwaja Theertham 11:30 AM
Subramanya Swamy Temple 12:30 PM
Durgambika 1:00 PM
Prasanna Varadaraja Perumal Koil 1:30 PM
Lunch 30 to 45 minutes. Please note that Lunch is not Complimentary and Not Included in this package. Suggested Restaurants: {}. Plan to finish lunch by – 2:00 PM.
Kannappa Temple 03:30 PM
Chaturmurkeshwar Temple 04:30 PM
Pathala Vinayaka Temple 05:00 PM
Veyilingala Kona Waterfalls 05:30 PM
Sahasra Linga 06:00 PM

 

Drop at your Hotel by 8:30 PM

NOTE: You can visit all these places in Kolkata or remove any of the places that you don’t want to visit. However, inclusion of any other sightseeing place, except the ones mentioned below is not allowed with this Kolkata fixed itinerary package.

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What is Included? 1 Day Chennai to Srikalahasti Tour Package

  • Pick and drop to your Hotel
  • Vehicle Hire for sightseeing as per the Itinerary
  • Driver Batta
  • Parking charges
  • Toll gate charges

What is Excluded? – 1 Day Chennai to Srikalahasti Tour Package

  • Entry Fee for tourist attractions
  • Multiple pickups (guests need to fix one place of pickup and drop)
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation
  • Guides Payment (If required, guests can book a guide from www.Hire-a-Guide.in or need to bring a guide on their own)
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration of the tour package
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

A Quick Guide to 1 Day Chennai to Srikalahasti Tour – What you see?

Below is the list of sightseeing places included in the 1 Day Chennai to Srikalahasti tour package.

1. Sri Kalahasteeswara Temple

One Day Chennai to Kalhasti Trip by Car Sri Kalahasteeswara Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Gaze upon the elegant 120 feet Rajagopuram at the entrance
  • Timings: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Open all days of the week)
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Rs.5/- for Indian citizens
  • Website: Sri Kalahasteeswara Temple

Your first stop of the exciting one day Chennai to Srikalahasti tour is the celebrated Sri Kalahasteeswara Temple. Lord Shiva is worshipped as Kalahasteeswara and his consort Parvati as Gnana Prasunambika Devi.

Shiva Linga in this holy temple is more popular as Vayu Linga as it represents air or Vayu.

The temple is also known as Rahu Kethu Kshetras where people with Rahu or Ketu Dosham or Sarpa dosham or suffering from any issues related to marriages or childbirth visit this sacred shrine and worship lord Shiva praying to get them relieved from the misfortunes and seeking his blessings. Temple attracts huge crowd especially during Maha Shivaratri in the month of March.

Often referred to as Dakshina Kailasam, Srikalahasti is an important Shiva Kshetra which was established in the 5th century by the Pallava dynasty. Several valuable additions were made by the Chola and the Vijayanagara kings in the 12th century.

Admire the outstanding Shiva Linga representing the shape of the trunk of an elephant. Sadyogi Mandapa and Jalkoti Mandapa are remarkable halls built in the temple. The architectural style exudes admiration


2.Bharadwaja Theertham

One Day Chennai to Kalhasti Trip by Car Bharadwaja Theertham
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Get drenched in the serenity of the place
  • Timings: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Open all days of the week)
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Rs.5/- for Indian citizens
  • Website: Bharadwaja Theertham

At a short distance from the famed Sri Kalahasteeswara Shrine the one day Chennai to Srikalahasti trip takes you to the famous Bharadwaja Theertham. A sacred tank, the Bharadwaja Theertham has a beautiful idol of Lord Ganesha which is more popular as Thapo Vinayaka.

Legends state that the renowned saint Bharadwaja had done meditation at this place. Nestled amidst three hills it proffers a rejuvenating experience to the visitors.

Vedic Sage Bharadwaja was the father of the great guru Dronacharya and an important author of the sixth book of Rigveda which he wrote along with his family of students.


3. Subramanya Swamy Temple

Subramanya Swamy Temple Subramanya Swamy Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Worship Lord Murugan
  • Timings: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Open all days of the week)
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee:
  • Website: Subramanya Swamy Temple

Next stop of the one day Chennai to Srikalahasti is the old Subramanya Swamy Temple. Pilgrims have to move up climbing 150 steps to reach the shrine dedicated to Lord Subramanya.

It is said that in Skanda Purana, that Lord Rama had received advice from Lord Muruga at this place. Visitors would be captivated with the awe-inspiring surroundings of this sacred place.

4. Durgambika

One Day Chennai to Kalhasti Trip by Car Durgambika
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Catch a glimpse of the panoramic views of the surroundings
  • Timings: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Open all days of the week)
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee:
  • Website: Durgambika

A favourite sightseeing spot of our guests boarding this one day Chennai to Kalahasti tour is the Durgambika temple. Set amidst the extravagant location, the sacred shrine dedicated to Goddess Durgambika is a must visit religious site of Srikalahasti.

As devotees climb the steps to reach the auspicious temple, they would be captivated with the breathtaking views of the town below.


5. Prasanna Varadaraja Perumal Koil

One Day Chennai to Kalhasti Trip by Car aPrasanna Varadaraja Perumal Koil
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Pay your obeisance to Prasanna Varadaraja Perumal
  • Timings: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Open all days of the week)
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee:
  • Website: Prasanna Varadaraja Perumal Koil/a>

Another treasure of Srikalahasti explored during the one day Chennai to Srikalahasti is the Prasanna Varadaraja Perumal Temple.

This glorious temple located near the famous Sri Kalahasteeswara Temple is believed to be its sub shrine. Pilgrims visiting Sri Kalahasteeswara do visit this glorious temple which houses the idol of Prasanna Varadaraja Perumal.


6. Kannappa Temple

One Day Chennai to Kalhasti Trip by Car Kannappa Temple

Full day packed Chennai to Srikalahasti tour travellers’ would be impressed by the wonderful Kannappa Temple dedicated to an ardent Lord Shiva devotee.

Legends state that at this place a fervent devotee Bhakta Kannappa wanted to offer his eyes to stop the blood flowing from the Shiva Linga but Lord Shiva had stopped him from doing so and granted him salvation.

He is one of the 63 Nayanmars. Adi Sankara had also visited this place and impressed by the devotion of Bhakta Kannappa had mentioned it in Sivanandalahari.

This sacred temple is located on a hill called the Kannappa Tippa behind the distinguished Kalahasteeswara temple.


7.Chaturmurkeshwar Temple

One Day Chennai to Kalhasti Trip by Car Chaturmurkeshwar Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Exquisite paintings of various deities on the boulders near the shrine
  • Timings: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Open all days of the week)
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee:
  • Website: Chaturmurkeshwar Temple

One day Chennai to Srikalahasti trip takes you to the holy Chaturmurkeshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This imposing temple has a stunning Shiva Linga with four faces. Its bas-relief carvings are the key highlights of this religious site.

lies on the route to the Veyilingala Kona Waterfalls.According to legends, this is the sacred place where Lord Brahma, the creator of universe offered his prayers to Lord Shiva to regain his strength and power of creation.

Devotees can worship Lord Brahma located opposite to the shrine of Lord Shiva.

8.Pathala Vinayaka Temple

One Day Chennai to Kalhasti Trip by Car Pathala Vinayaka Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Admire the small and wonderful idol of Lord Ganesha
  • Timings: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Open all days of the week)
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee:
  • Website: Pathala Vinayaka Temple

Discover the majestic temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha and located beneath the northern entrance of the renowned Sri Kalahasteeswara Temple.

Visitors will have to take around 20 steps down the ground to reach this sacred site that is situated around 30 feet below the earth level. To avoid any chaos only ten visitors are allowed to move down to the auspicious temple that enshrines Lord Ganesha.

As per mythological beliefs Sage Agastya on his way to Dakshina Kailasa forgot to worship Lord Ganesha due to which River Swarnamukhi was devoid of water.

Realising his mistake Sage Agastya worshipped Lord Ganesha here and the river regained its water.


9. Veyilingala Kona Waterfalls

One Day Chennai to Kalhasti Trip by Car Veyilingala Kona Waterfalls
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Take a dip in the amazing waterfalls
  • Timings: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Open all days of the week)
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee:
  • Website: Veyilingala Kona Waterfalls

Next stopover of the one day Chennai to Srikalahasti tour by private cab is the natural splendour of Veyilingala Kona Waterfalls.

Get drenched in the most remarkable natural treasure that is known to possess medicinal values that helps to cure several diseases. Some legends state that a dip in these waterfalls helps in attaining salvation.

In Telugu the word Veyilinga means a valley of thousand Lingas. At a distance of 0.5 km from the waterfalls we have Sahasra Linga shrine that houses thousand Shiva Lingas.


10. Sahasra Linga

One Day Chennai to Kalhasti Trip by Car Sahasra Linga
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Catch a glimpse of the striking Shiva Lingas
  • Timings: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Open all days of the week)
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee:
  • Website: Sahasra Linga

Head to Sahasralinga to be impressed by the marvellous thousand Shiva Lingas all carved out from the same idol.

Pilgrims flock the sacred place with the desire to get rid of all their sins and seeking Lord Shiva’s blessings. Nestled amidst the thick forests the interesting place is worth a visit.

Discover the interesting places of visit of the fascinating destination with our one Chennai to Srikalahasti tour. A range of temples represents the blend of ancient culture and religious belief.

This memorable trip gives you a brief understanding of Srikalahasti. A relaxing and informative tour has sites that are worth a visit. This trip offers a combination of Srikalahasti cultural gems and a soothing experience at the striking waterfalls.

A key attraction Srikalahasteeswara Temple is a well preserved and wonderfully sculpted religious site that appeals all visitors.

There is so much to explore in the neighbourhood of the capital city. Choose from a wonderful list of one day tour packages from Chennai that best suits your needs.

Charges on Deviations, if any!

The Chennai to Srikalahasti tour package charges are applicable only for pick and drop from one location. If in case, there are multiple pickup and drops, there will be additional charges.

Additional charges will be added if in case the vehicle is held for more duration or beyond the time mentioned in the package. Also in the case of any deviation in the presented itinerary, additional charges will be applied.

  • For Indica, Rs.9/km and Rs.90/hour.
  • For Indigo, Rs.12/km and Rs.100/hour.
  • For Innova, Rs.15/km and Rs.125/hour.
  • For Tempo Traveller, Rs.18/km and Rs.200/hour.
  • For Swaraz Mazda Mini Bus, Rs.20/km and Rs.300/hour.

Points to Note:

Guests are requested to follow the itinerary provided in the 1 Day Chennai to Srikalahasti tour package. This 1 day Chennai to Srikalahasti tour package can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Chennai and around, they can create their own itinerary and request for a custom quote from cab providers.

The Time spent on each Srikalahasti tourist attraction is to be followed as per the schedule. In case of delays or extended time spent at a particular place, driver or Service Provider will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Kindly note that if a particular Srikalahasti sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places.


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