Srivari Mettu footpath opening timings, Steps Count, Ticket counter timings
Srivari Mettu Footpath opens from 6:00 am to 5:30 pm. But this path remains open for 24 hours on special days such as Annual Garuda Seva day, Vaikunta Ekadasi.
It is 2.1 Km long path and takes around 2 hours to 2 hours 30 mins to reach Hilltop.
It is 2388 steps by walk to Tirumala. Restrooms and water facilities are available till 420th step.
It is advisable to carry water bottles and food as eat-outs are not available in this path.
Daily 6000 Divya Darshan tokens will be issued at this path entrance. The second level of verification will be done at 1200th step.
Aadhar Card or any other Valid Photo ID proof required to avail this Darshan ticket.
Srivari Mettu footpath opening timings
6:00 am to 5:30 pm as stated above. Vehicle Entry will be denied from 4:30 pm onwards. The security guard at Srinivasa Mangapuram-Srivari Mettu entry arch will stop the entry.
It might take 2 hours to 3 hours depending on the age factor.
Luggage Depositing Counters at Srivari Mettu
Free Luggage Depositing counter is available at Srivari Mettu entry point. The luggage can later be collected after reaching Tirumala.
Darshan Tickets at Srivari Mettu Path
Tickets are issued from 6:00 am onwards. Those who are not getting Divya Darshan tokens can have Sarva Darshan after reaching Tirumala.
Divya Darshan tickets will not be issued on special days such as Vaikunta Ekadasi, Vaikunta Dwadasi, Annual Garuda Seva day, New year, 31Dec etc.
Those who availed Darshan can have Darshan within 8-12 hours. Tokens are issued for the same day Darshan. Online booking is not available for these free tickets. Tickets are issued using the bio-metric system.
Children under 12 years don’t need Darshan tickets. Photo ID proof is mandatory to have Darshan. The devotee must report at VQC II at the mentioned reporting time. No early reporting required and accepted.
Darshan Tokens will not last for 5-6 hours during weekends and 1-2 hours on special days.
For better understanding the darshan process, please call @ 85000 85151
What is the Ideal to start at Srivari Mettu?
During winter, it is good to start from 6:00 am. Anytime between 6:00 am to 4:30 pm is good during the winter season.
During the Summer season, Any between 6:00 am – 9:00 am is advisable.