One Day Excursion of Sri Kalahasti from Chennai
One Day Excursion of Sri Kalahasti from Chennai
One Day Excursion of Sri Kalahasti from Chennai
One Day Excursion of Sri Kalahasti from Chennai
One Day Excursion of Sri Kalahasti from Chennai

One Day Excursion of Sri Kalahasti from Chennai

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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What will you experience


11 to 12 Hours of Trip by Car


Experienced Guide


Panoramic Sunset View


Sightseeing of Scenic Natural Wonders

About the Activity

Activity LocationChennai, Tamil Nadu
Pickup & Drop LocationChennai (from Hotel)
Activity Timing7:00 am to 8:00 pm
Duration11-12 hours
SightseeingSri Kalahasteeswar temple, Pathala Vinayaka temple & More

About Chennai & Sri Kalahasti:

  • Explore a spiritual day Sri Kalahasti Temple Darshan from Chennai, just a short two and a half hour drive away. It's like uncovering a hidden treasure—a place filled with stories from the past, beautiful temples, and a deep sense of peace. In Srikalahasti, you'll experience a blend of history and culture, all wrapped up in breathtaking architecture.
  • Srikalahasti's name comes from "sri" (spider), "kala" (serpent), and "hasti" (elephant), representing creatures devoted to Lord Shiva.The revered Kalahasti Temple showcases the town's spiritual vibe. Remember to check Kalahasti Temple darshan timing for fulfilling a great experience.

About Day Excursion of Sri Kalahasti:

  • The day trip kicks off with a 7:00 AM pickup from your Chennai hotel by our skilled driver cum local guide, well-versd in tehis route and its surroundings. Get ready for your Sri Kalahasti Temple Darshan from Chennai.
  • Our friendly driver will take us from Chennai to our first stop. On the journey, we'll stop at a local dhaba for a yummy South Indian breakfast, adding a tasty break to our sightseeing trip.
  • As we head towards Sri Kalahasti, there are wonderful sights to explore in between the ryilinoute, like the Vegala Kona waterfalls, Sahasra Linga, and more. These stops will add excitement and joy to your trip, making it even more special and unforgettable.
  • Let's take breaks for photos and enjoy stunning views along the way. Let's make our trip even more awesome with the awesome roadtrip keeping in mind of Sri Kalahasti darshan timings.
  • Once you arrive, explore the Sri Kalahasti temple experience, observing its daily prayers and rituals. The temple, renowned for the shrine of Lord Shiva, welcomes visitors at Sri Kalahasti darshan timings, typically from early morning till late evening.
  • After visiting Sri Kalahasti, our guide will take you to a restaurant for tasty South Indian food. If you want something different, you can choose from other types of cuisine too but we suggest you to try their South Indian cuisine.
  • After lunch we can explore the other attraction in our Sri Kalahasti Temple Darshan from Chennai trip, we will now move forward towards Kannappa Temple, Pathala Vinayaka Temple, and many more locations.
  • Discover the enchanting Veyilingala Kona Waterfalls, a serene natural wonder. Explore Sahasra Linga, a site adorned with thousands of ancient lingams, adding cultural depth to your journey.
  • After the Sri Kalahasti exploration, indulge in evening snacks at our next stops. We'll also take part in feeding the needy outside the temple. Finally, we'll head back to Chennai, dropping you off at your hotel around 8:00 PM, concluding our day filled with activities and goodwill.

Thank you for exploring with Universal Adventures, Have a wonderful evening and we hope to see you again soon!!!

Package Option

Trip by Sedan


5199 per Car

Trip by SUV


8699 per Car

Trip By SUV - Innova Crysta


9699 per Car

Trip by Tempo


10699 per Car

  • Pick and drop from Home / Hotel in Chennai
  • Selected Cab for Kalahasti sightseeing from Chennai as per the above Itinerary
  • Vehicle Parking Charges
  • Driver Batta
  • Entry Ticket Fee at tourist places in Srikalahasti
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation in Kalahasti
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route
  • Toll Gate charges

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Know before you book

Go through the Package:

  • Explore our website to get acquainted with your destination and excursion itinerary. Discover the places to visit, activities planned, and important stops or events on the itinerary. This will provide you with a clear understanding of your upcoming journey.

Booking Details:

  • Please review your booking details, ensuring the correct date, time, and meeting point for the excursion. Arriving a little early is recommended to avoid any last-minute rush and ensure a smooth start to your experience.

Follow Instructions:

  • Please listen carefully to your guide or excursion leader regarding safety. It's important to understand and follow their instructions, especially during adventurous activities, to ensure a secure and enjoyable experience.

Clothing and footwear:

  • Dress appropriately for the excursion such as wearing comfortable clothing and suitable footwear for the activities you will be taking part in. Inquire about any specific clothing recommendations from the adventure company. 

Respect Cultures:

  • Respect the local culture and customs of the destination you are visiting. Be aware of any cultural norms or etiquette. 

Weather Conditions:

  • Check the weather forecast for the day of the excursion. Weather can affect the experience, so be prepared for possible changes and cancellations. 


  • Booking in advance secures your spot on the excursion. Popular tours and activities often fill up quickly, especially during peak tourist seasons. Pre-booking ensures you won't miss out on the experience.

Things to Carry

  • Water Bottle and Snacks
  • Sunscreen and Sunglasses
  • Comfortable Shoes
  • Map or GPS device
  • Camera or Smartphone
  • First Aid Kit
  • Appropriate Clothing
  • Cash & Card
  • Valid ID Proof
  • UA Voucher

Frequently Asked Quetions

Are there any dining options available in Sri Kalahasti?

Yes, there are several restaurants and eateries in Sri Kalahasti offering a variety of cuisines. Visitors can find both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food options at reasonable prices.

What are the must-visit attractions in Sri Kalahasti?

Sri Kalahasti is renowned for its ancient Sri Kalahasteeswara Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Other attractions include the Veyilingala Kona Waterfall, Bharadwaja Tirtham, and the Srikalahasti Rahu Ketu Kshetra, where people perform Rahu Ketu Pooja for astrological remedies.

What are the transportation options to reach Sri Kalahasti from Chennai?

The most common transportation options are by road via car, taxi, or bus. Additionally, there are train services available from Chennai to nearby stations, from where you can take a cab or bus to reach Sri Kalahasti.

How far is Sri Kalahasti from Chennai?

Sri Kalahasti is approximately 120 kilometers away from Chennai. The travel time may vary depending on the mode of transportation and traffic conditions, but it usually takes around 2.5 to 3 hours by road.

What are the Srikalahasti temple darshan timing?

  • Morning hours are as follows: 5:30 to 6:15, 7:00 to 8:00, and 8:30 to 11:30.
  • The afternoon hours are from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
  • Evening Hours are from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

Are there any precautions to consider while visiting Sri Kalahasti?

Visitors should dress modestly while visiting the temple and adhere to the religious customs. Additionally, it's advisable to carry necessary items like water, sunscreen, and hats, especially during hot weather.

Is it necessary to book in advance for the Rahu Ketu Pooja at Sri Kalahasti Temple?

No prior booking is required for the Rahu Ketu Pooja. It is performed on a first-come, first-served basis. However, it's advisable to reach the temple early in the morning to avoid long waiting times, especially on auspicious days or weekends.

Is photography allowed inside the Sri Kalahasti Temple?

Photography is usually not allowed inside the main sanctum sanctorum of the Sri Kalahasti Temple. However, photography is permitted in other areas of the temple complex. It's essential to respect the rules and regulations of the temple authorities regarding photography.

Can I hire a guide for a tour of Sri Kalahasti?

Yes, local guides are available at the Sri Kalahasti Temple who can provide insights into the temple's history, rituals, and significance. Hiring a guide can enhance the overall experience of the visit.

Can one complete the trip to Sri Kalahasti in a day from Chennai?

Yes, it's possible to make a day trip to Sri Kalahasti from Chennai. However, considering travel time and exploration of the key attractions, it's recommended to start early in the morning to have ample time for sightseeing and return to Chennai by the evening.