Simhachalam Temple Timings – Darshan and Pooja details
Special Darshan ticket cost Rs. 100 per person.
Simhachalam Temple Timings
- Morning Hours: 7 am – 4 pm
- Evening Hours: 6 pm – 9 pm
|Temple Timings||Pooja/ Darshan details|
|04:00 AM||Temple Opening Hours|
|04:00 AM to 04:10 AM||Melkolupu|
|04:10 AM to 04:30 AM||Suprabhatha Seva|
|04:30 AM to 04:45 AM||Suprabhatha Darshan|
|04:45 AM to 05:00 AM||Antharalaya Sammarjanamu|
|05:00 AM to 06:30 AM||Prathararadhanamu|
|05:30 AM to 09:30 AM||Purana Patanamu|
|05:30 AM to 06:30 AM||Aaradhana Ticket Darshan|
|06:30 AM to 11:30 AM||Darshan|
|9:30 AM Onwards||Kalyanotsavam|
|11:30 AM to 12:00 PM||Mahanivedana|
|12:00 PM to 02:30 PM||Darshan|
|02:30 PM to 03:00 PM||Temple remains Closed|
|03:00 PM||Temple reopens|
|03:00 PM to 07:00 PM||Darshan|
|05:00 PM to 08:00 PM||Veda Parayanamu|
|07:00 PM to 08:30 PM||Ratri Aaradhanamu|
|07:30 PM to 08:30 PM||Aaradhana Ticket Darshan|
|08:30 PM to 09:00 PM||Darshan|
|After 09:00 PM||Ekanta Seva Temple Closing Hours|
Temple Timings during Chandanotsavam
Darshan Timings: 4 am – 7 pm.
After 7 pm, entry to queue line will be stopped. Only devotees who are already there in the line will have Darshan.
Akshaya Tritiya Day or Chandanotsavam
Only on this day in the whole year, one can have Nijaroopa Darshan of Narasimha Swamy. Nijaroopa Darshan will be available only for 12 hours. During this time, the temple will be heavily crowded with VVIPs.
While clearing the sandal paste for Nijaroopa Darshan, temple doors will be closed. This event will take 1 hour to make the arrangements for Nijaroopa Darshan. This event will be held by the temple priests, after which Ananda Gajapathi dynasty will have the first darshan as they are trustees for this temple.
For all other days in a year, Lord Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy will be fully covered with sandal paste.
Walking around Simhachalam and Kailasagiri Hills. The deity will be taken out in a procession around the holy hills. This event will be held on Full moon day in the month of Ashada (Jun/Jul). Giripradakshinam will cover 40 km which takes more than 8 hours to complete one full round.
How to reach Simhachalam Temple?
- Temple is 19 Km from Visakhapatnam Bus station. Visakhapatnam which is well connected with road, air and Train.
- From Visakhapatnam Railway station, the temple is 16 km away.
- Bus frequency is quite from all parts of Vizag to this temple.