Hawk on a Travel: Bangalore-Chittor-Tirumala (Tirupathi).


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Hello guys, hawk completed a travel to Tirumala.

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We had to attend a marriage in Chittor.

After the marriage function on Monday in Chittor.

Around 10am we left for Tirupathi from Chittor.

Chittor to Tirupathi is roughly around 74 kms.

Route Followed: Bangalore(Koramangala-Marathalli-KrishnaRajaPuram-Old Madras Road)-Hoskote-Kolar(Bypass)-Mulbagil (Bypass)-Chittor-Tirupathi-KalaHasti-Tirumala.


Bangalore-Tirumala Distance is 297 kms.

On the way to Chittor, Just after Kolar had stopped for Lunch at Woody's.

Its the only decent hotel on that stretch.

Another one that comes way before Kolar is Kamat Upachar.

Out of 2, I would recommend Woody's.

After we left from Chittor, We visited places around Tirupathi.

GovindaRaja Swamy temple, Kalahasti.

Then on the same day we went to Tirumala.

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Re: Hawk on a Travel: Bangalore-Chittor-Tirumala(Tirupathi).

Nice, and thanks for sharing.
The road looks excellent, which strech is this?

On the way to Chittor, Just after Kolar had stopped for Lunch at Woody's.

Its the only decent hotel on that stretch.

Another one that comes way before Kolar is Kamat Upachar.
I read that at chittoor by-pass, there is one nice hotel, Bans or something, which is also nice.
 
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Re: Hawk on a Travel: Bangalore-Chittor-Tirumala(Tirupathi).

The only Best Hotel Via Chittor Bypass is Bans Hotel

This place serves the best food.
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Nice, and thanks for sharing.
The road looks excellent, which strech is this?



I read that at chittoor by-pass, there is one nice hotel, Bans or something, which is also nice.
This is the Hoskote-Kolar stretch.

Yes its the Bans Hotel.

Its on the stretch of the road on the way to Kanipakkam.

But this is the only stretch of the road that has potholes.
 
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Re: Hawk on a Travel: Bangalore-Chittor-Tirumala(Tirupathi).

Excellent pics Mukesh. Keep them coming. After seeing that Dosa and Sambhar in pics, i am feeling like having it right now:wink:
 
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Re: Hawk on a Travel: Bangalore-Chittor-Tirumala(Tirupathi).

After the breakfast at Bans which has Restaurant named Squirrel.

We headed towards Kanipakkam stretch.

The road straight leads to Tirupathi.

Now only 2 way lane comes into play.

The road through Chittor-Palamner is good to drive.
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Excellent pics Mukesh. Keep them coming. After seeing that Dosa and Sambhar in pics, i am feeling like having it right now:wink:
Thanks Akash, More to come.
 

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Re: Hawk on a Travel: Bangalore-Chittor-Tirumala(Tirupathi).

Nice travelogue bro. Did you take the 50 rupees darshan or 300? Was there too much crowd?
 
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Then via Chittor bypass we visited all the places around Tirupathi.
Kanipakkam , Govindarajaswamy temple, Kalahasti.

It was already 3.00 pm by the time we visited places in and around Tirupathi.

Then we thought of going to Tirumala as we had planned to visit uphills by foot.

Toll cost to uphills of Tirumala 30/- for Jeep/Van

We paid it & one has to reach uphills within prescribed time limit.

Otherwise questioning takes place by Police in Tirumala.

As sun will rise down, it will be a good time to climb the steps.

And we parked the vehicle up hill in Tirumala.

Booked the room.

Took a jeep downhill to the steps of Alipiri.

Then the journey of 3550 steps started.

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Re: Hawk on a Travel: Bangalore-Chittor-Tirumala(Tirupathi).

Mukesh, how is the road of uphill of tirupati to tirumala?
RSM i have uploaded the pics check it.

This route is while ascenting.

This is the new route.

The earlier old route is used for descending.

It has 57 hairpin curves while coming down.

Nice travelogue bro. Did you take the 50 rupees darshan or 300? Was there too much crowd?
Thanks Avindu.
I will come back to you shortly.
 
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Re: Hawk on a Travel: Bangalore-Chittor-Tirumala(Tirupathi).

We reached Tirumala around 2.00 pm.

Booked the room.

Parked hawk near the room.

Our room was near the Tirumala Museum.

Took a jeep downhill 50/- PERSON. towards alipiri .

Starting point of steps.

Now the real journey begins.

"The journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step"

Posting some pics...
 

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Re: Hawk on a Travel: Bangalore-Chittor-Tirumala(Tirupathi).

Nice travelogue bro. Did you take the 50 rupees darshan or 300? Was there too much crowd?
Avinash, I got darshan 2 times.

For Pedestrians, who make it upto tirumala by foot.

A special Darshan of Lord Balaji called "Divya Darshan" token is given.

This queue just passes through 300 Rs queue of SeegraDarshanam in VQC-1.

This comes after 2085 th step.

Where the Gali Gopuram exists.

I reached this Gopuram at 4.45 pm.


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Re: Hawk on a Travel: Bangalore-Chittor-Tirumala(Tirupathi).

All the roads seems to be in nice condition! And you are lucky to get two darshans buddy!


Nice pictures , keep them coming! How much time did it take for the Darshan?


Did you go uphill with AC ON in your Hawk?


@ RSM The road uphill and downhill are in pretty good condition. No worries , Punto can handle those roads with ease! Like Mukesh said while downhill there are many hair-pins so one has to a little careful!
 
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Re: Hawk on a Travel: Bangalore-Chittor-Tirumala(Tirupathi).

All the roads seems to be in nice condition! And you are lucky to get two darshans buddy!

Did you go uphill with AC ON in your Hawk?


@ RSM The road uphill and downhill are in pretty good condition. No worries , Punto can handle those roads with ease! Like Mukesh said while downhill there are many hair-pins so one has to a little careful!
Dhaya, Yes Ac will always be ON in the hawk.

While ascenting the road of Ghat is not steep.

They have made a Nice road, with the toll as i have posted with pics.

And scanning of luggages is done on this way very swiftly.

Earlier one had to wait for a Single machine to get it scanned.

While descending there are 57 hair pin bends.
Which can be done easily.
 
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Re: Hawk on a Travel: Bangalore-Chittor-Tirumala(Tirupathi).

Should i continue guys.[confused]

Hope i have not bored any one with my writing.

Because all i can see is 100 hits and i am just posting with no replies.
 
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Re: Hawk on a Travel: Bangalore-Chittor-Tirumala(Tirupathi).

Hey Mukesh continue buddy , you will get replies after you complete the report. And even if you don get replies your travelogue might be useful for some visitors too!
 
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