Andhra Pradesh Temple Tour Package

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh state is rich in historical monuments, architectural beauty, natural attractions and many holy temples.

Lakshmi Narasimha Temple is a  vaishnavite  temple and one of the eight sacred places of Lord Vishnu in India. It is situated at the foot of the Auspicious Hill in  Mangalagiri  of Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the temples in the series of three temples located on and at the bottom of the hill, the other two being Panakala Narasimha Temple on the hill and Gandala Narasimha Temple at the top of the hill.

The Kanaka Durga Temple of Vijayawada is one of the most famous temple of Goddess Durga in India,located on hill of Indrakeeladri in Vijayawada on the banks of Krishna River. Kanaka Durga is self-manifested and also mentioned in the sacred texts as Goddess of power and the presiding deity of Vijayawada.

Annavaram is a village on the banks of the Pampa River. It is located in East Godavari district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The village has the temple of Veera Venkata Satyanarayana, a form of Vishnu on the Ratnagiri Hill.

The historic temple at the Simhachalam is dedicated to Lord Narasimha, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Simhachalam Temple is located in Visakhapatnam city and built in Kalinga architectural style.

Arasavalli Sun Temple is a 7th-century AD Sun Temple at  Arasavalli  in Andhra Pradesh, India. It is situated in Arasavalli Village at a distance of 1 km east of Srikakulam Town. It is believed that the temple was built by king Devendra Varma, ruler of the Kalinga Dynasty. [1]  The temple is still being visited today and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the town. This temple is considered as one of the oldest sun temples in India.

Srikurmam Kurmanathaswamy Temple (also known as Srikurmam temple) is a Hindu temple in the  Gara   mandal  of the Srikakulam district in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is dedicated to the  Kurma  avatar of the Hindu God Vishnu, who is worshipped as Kurmanathaswamy, and his consort Lakshmi, worshipped as Kurmanayaki. According to Hindu legend, the presiding deity is believed to have manifested here in the form of a tortoise-shaped deity upon the wishes of Swetha Chakravarthi. Brahma then consecrated the deity with Gopala Yantra. The temple is famous for ancestor worship.

The Sri Sita Ramachandraswamy temple is a South Indian Hindu temple dedicated to Rama, the seventh incarnation of the god Vishnu. It is located on the shores of the Godavari River in the town of  Bhadrachalam , a part of the  Bhadradri Kothagudem district  in Telangana state. Often simply referred to as Bhadrachalam or Bhadradri, the temple is considered one of the Divya Kshetrams of Godavari and is also revered as Dakshina  Ayodhya . According to the legend, Vishnu appeared to Meru's son Bhadra as Rama to answer the latter's prayers. However, Vishnu forgot that Rama was a mortal human and appeared as Vaikuntha Rama with four hands.  Sita  and Lakshmana form part of the temple's  moolavar.

Day 01

On your arrival at the Vijayawada Railway Station, our company representative will welcome you and check in to the hotel followed by lunch, After a short briefing, we will move on to Mangalagiri and Darsha Panakala Narasimhar (Uphill Temple) and Lakshmi Narasimhar (Adivaram Temple).

After Darshan Proceed to Vijayawada and Darshan Kanaka Durga (Uphill Temple). Dinner and Overnight stay in Vijayawada.

Day 02

After Breakfast check out of the hotel and drive to Annavaram. Lunch will be provided on the way. Darshan Veera Venkata Sathya Narayana Swamy (Uphill) in Annavaram.

After Darshan proceed to Vizag and check in to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Overnight stay at the hotel at Tiruchanoor after dinner

Day 03

After Breakfast proceed to Simachalam and drive uphill to Simhadri to Darshan Narsimha.

After Darshan, drive to Arasavalli. Lunch will be provided on the way. Darshan Sun Temple in Arasavalli and proceed to Darshan Sri Kurmanathaswamy temple in Srikoormam.

After Darshan drive back to Vizag (If time permits visit Vizag Beach)for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 04

After Breakfast check out of the hotel and drive to Bhadrachalam. Lunch will be provided on the way. Darshan Sri Ramachandra murthy in Bhadrachalam. Dinner and overnight stay at Bhadrachalam.

Day 05

After Breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Vijayawada. Lunch will be provided on the way. We will drop you at the Vijayawada Railway station and bid farewell for your onward journey.

Cost Includes :

1. Pickup and drop at railway station

2. Air-condition accommodation on Twin share basis

3. Vegetarian food (4Breakfast, 4Lunch and 4Dinner)

4. All transfer and temple visits by AC Vehicle

5. Vehicle permits, Toll, parking charges, driver allowance

6. Tour Manager Charges

7. One litre Water bottle (3 nos) per day for each person

8. 2 Coffee or Tea per day for each person


Cost Excludes :

1. Onward and return flight tickets

2. Auto Charges

3. Entrance Tickets

4. Special Darshan Tickets in temples, if required

5. Any expenses of personal nature like tips, laundry, telecom, internet, mini bar, room service, Tips and porter fees.

6. Any other meal/food not mentioned in the inclusion like cool drinks, Milkshakes, fruit salad, fruit juice, Ice cream.

7. Travel insurance and Medical expenses

8. Any other destination not mentioned in the itinerary.

9. Any monument, camera fees, entrance Fees

Travel Insurance

It is highly recommended that the Tour Participants acquire adequate insurance cover to secure their life, health and property as may be advised by your insurance agent to cover any eventualities, associated with your overseas travel including health, accidental injury, loss, liability and the like depending on your assessment of your risk potential. The Tour Participants are advised to discuss your insurance needs directly with your insurance agent before proceeding on the tour and at your own cost procure any additional cover as may be advised. Please note, Insurance is the subject matter of solicitation, please read the terms and conditions of the insurance document carefully before finalizing your desired insurance cover.

Dress Code

It is mandatory to wear the traditional dress as mentioned below. Otherwise the temple authorities will not permit you to enter the temple. The pilgrims shall wear Traditional Dress only.

Male: Dhoti, Shirt, Pant, Kurtha, Paijama.

FeMale: Saree, Half Saree, Chudidhar with Dupatta.

Do’s in Temple:

Concentrate on the Deity inside the temple.

Respect ancient customs and traditions while in temple.

Respect religious sentiments among co-pilgrims

Deposit your offerings only in the Hundi.

Follow the procedures of the temple and wait for your turn for the Darshan of the Lord.

Don’ts in Temple:

Carrying much jewellery and cash.

Wearing footwear in and around the premises of the temple

Throwing away the prasadam and theertham given to you at the temple.

Eating non-vegetarian food, consumption of liquor and other intoxicants and Smoking while in Temple.

Wearing any head guards such as helmets, caps, turbans and hats inside the temple premises.

Committing any act of violence or harshness in the temple premises.

Spit or be a nuisance inside the temple premises.

Mobile phones and other electronic gadgets/equipments

Important Note:

NRI’s and Foreigners can get privileged darshan in Tirumala by getting access to the Supadham entry. In order to get this facility, devotees should report to Supadham entry from 12 noon to 5 pm with relevant documents like valid visa and original passport within 30 days of your arrival to India. Once the documents are verified and the Darshan fee Rs 300 is paid, NRIs can access Darshan through Supadham entry. Please note, this facility cannot be booked online and has to be accessed only on arrival.

Booking Policy

Online Booking: You can purchase our services from our sales outlets at Bangalore or Chennai, or you can book your tour/services / payment online through our website. Our website provides the facility making online booking of tours and services. After confirmation in written from us via Email or by in writing.

Booking Amount

For the services contracted, a minimum deposit of 30% of the total cost is to be paid by you to Ravel Roads. The advance is required to hold the booking on confirmed basis.

Balance Payment

The full balance payment is to be paid 10 days prior to the date of start of services. Any booking made within 10 working days of the date of services would be considered as a late booking and for same the full and final payment is required to be made at the time of booking itself.

Note: Apart from above, in case of bookings for special train journeys, hotel or resort bookings during the peak season (Christ-mas, New Year) full payment is required to be made at the time of booking itself.

Payments: All payments are to be paid in behalf of Ravel Roads.

How to Pay:

Domestic payments

1. By Cash / Cheque / Demand Draft

2. By Electronic money transfer (RTGS & NEFT)

3. By Debit Card, Credit Card, UPI, net banking.

International payments

1. By Bank transfer to our bank (Bank Details)

2. By Online Payment Gateway through Razor Pay.

3. By Debit Card, Credit Card

In case of payment through credit card, the bank charges (3% extra) – would be levied over and above the total amount.

Note:

1. All payments should be free and clear of any withholding tax and deduction.

2. Bank charges, if any, for remittance (by remitting bank or by intermediary bank) would be strictly borne by payer.



Cancellation / No show / Early Departure Policy:

In case of cancellation of tour or travel services due to any reason, you are requested Please inform us in writing or by Email. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:

Cancellation charges for any mode of transport ticket are applicable as per the rules of the concerned authority.

Air ticket issued on special fare are non-refundable and the guest shall bear cancellation charges.

Group Tours

1. If the reservation is cancelled 30 days prior to the date of arrival – 90% may be refunded (except the transaction charges).

2. If the reservation is cancelled 15 days prior to the date of arrival – 50% may be refunded (except the transaction charges) .

3. If the reservation is cancelled 07 days prior to the date of arrival – 25% may be refunded (except the transaction charges).

If the cancellation is any later than the above stated period or in case of ‘No Show’- No Refund.

No refund or any changes will be accepted at last minute for tour starting or after starting or middle of the tour.

Individual Tours (FIT Tours)

Cancellation policy of Individual tours is subject to changes. It depends upon the cancellation policy of the respective hotels and other service operators your tour is associated with. Different hotels and service operators have different cancellation policies which we are required to abide by. In the unfortunate event of cancellation of trip by guests, we would charge 10% of total booking amount as processing charges +the charges levied by the corresponding service providers.

Please note:

The itinerary may have changed. The products and services displayed may have changed. The photos of meals/sightseeing are for reference and may differ from the actual meals/sights. Distance between places and temperatures are approximate and can change depending on travel, road conditions and climatic changes.

Itinerary may change at any time

we reserve the right to alter, amend, change or modify the tour package and itineraries before or during the tour. We will make reasonable efforts to notify you promptly of such changes as and when they are made.

Such changes may be necessitated due to factors beyond our control such as Force Majeure events, strikes, fairs, festivals, sport events, weather conditions, traffic problems, overbooking of hotels/flights, cancellation / re-routing of flights or railway, closure of / restricted entry at a place of sightseeing.

Generally, we try to avoid dates when big Fairs, Exhibitions and other events are held in certain cities as hotels are fully booked several years ahead.

If you have to travel on such dates, you may have to stay in alternate hotels or hotels in other cities.

We will make reasonable efforts to keep the overall package of services unchanged. However,

We shall not be liable to refund any amount or pay any compensation on account of any change in itinerary.

ANDHRA PRADESH WEATHER