Is climbing steps allowed in Tirumala?

I had absolutely no strain nor problem in climbing and comfortably reached Tirumala in about 90 minutes. Enroute, we had Divya Darshan token but we could not go for Darshan as it was taking around 20 hours during our visit.

How long does it take to climb Tirupati steps?

It takes between 3 to 3 1/2 hours to climb up through this route. Some have reported 5 hours on this route, but we have consistently found it to be about 3 – 3 1/2 hours.

How many steps are there in Tirumala Tirupati?

3,550 steps
The footpath, which commences at Alipiri in Tirupati, is 9-km long and has over 3,550 steps and is preferred by a majority of the trekking pilgrims. Over 30,000 pilgrims frequent along the pathway on an average every day.

Can we climb steps in Tirupati?

Tirumala, the abode of Lord Venkateswara also called as Lord Balaji, can be trekked from two paths. One is the long route from Alipiri, where there are more than 3400 steps and about 2 kms of walking.

Are Tirumala steps open?

Those coming to Tirumala by walk will be allowed from Alipiri footpath only. Srivari Mettu footpath will remain closed. Alipiri footpath will be opened from 6 a.m to 4 p.m only and those with tickets only will be allowed. Ghat roads will be opened between 5 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Is Alipiri steps open?

Alipiri Mettu is still closed for Renovation. Srivari Path (15 km to the west) is only open. All routes to Tirumala need a confirmed Darshan ticket – which is available only online and is already filled up for up to Sep 2021.

Are leggings allowed in Tirupati?

Are sleeveless kurtis and leggings allowed in Tirupati? Yes , Sleeveless Kurtis and leggings are allowed but only if you wear dupatta along with it. Without dupatta, you won’t be allowed into Temple.

Is it compulsory to wear dhoti in Tirupati?

“A simple shirt and trousers are also allowed, but it would be ideal if men wear dhoti and uttariyam. Other than these traditional dresses, no other outfits like bermudas, T-shirts, jeans, shorts and other Western-style dresses are permitted,” a TTD official said.

Which steps in Tirupati?

The Devotees to fulfil their Vow to Lord Venkateswara will take this path to reach Tirumala on foot from Tirupati. It consists of a total 3540 Steps which makes a distance of 12 km. There are four Gopurams(Temple Towers) on the way.

Is it difficult to climb Tirupati?

The steps upto 1000 or 1200 ,it is not very difficult to climb since there is one wide step(about 5 feet) for every 3 or 4 steps. But after 1200th point,the steps are steep and continuous, in the sense, there are no wide steps.

Is climbing to Tirupati open?

Reddy said 3,000 pilgrims will be allowed to climb the stairs from the Alipiri climbing point in Tirupati after they get screened for Covid-19. All devotees entering the temple would also be screened with thermal scanners and wearing a mask will be mandatory.