SriKalahasti Shiva Temple
Pick up from your hotel for full day excursion to visit Srikalahasti Temple & Sri Venkateswara Temple (150kms/ 3hrs approx one way).
Visit SriKalahasti Shiva Temple which represents the element of Air. 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. After the incidence Lord Shiva being happy with his devotion gave him salvation. Kannappa also called as Kannappa Nayanar and one of the 63 saints and the devotee of Lord Shiva. This temple is known for having one of the Panchabhoota Sthalams, Vayu Linga which represents Air. The temple is also considered as Dakshina Kasi and Rahu-katu-Kshetra. The interior of the temple was built during fifth century while the outer part was built by Vijayanagara and Chola kings in twelfth century.
Sri Venkateswara Temple
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 Delhi and drop off to your hotel.