Tirumala Tirupati Accommodation and Online Booking
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In this you can book a room or a cottage but you need to do advance booking. Single person is not provided with any accommodation. The accommodation is only managed and organized by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD). They have more than 4850 cottages, choultries and guesthouses both at Tirumala and Tirupati. Those who cannot pay for their accommodation are provided with free stay there. You get the accommodations only on the basis of availability.
After you arrive at Tirumala, you may contact our Central Reservation Office. They will ask you about your requirements of the room or cottage which ranges from INR 100 to INR 5000. After a room being allotted to you, you need to go to the reservation office which is nearer to your cottage or room. You need to pay the rent & refundable money and get a receipt for the same. They provide rooms only for a day, but you can manage to extend your stay if you request. But you need to inform the office about your extension in advance. Otherwise, you will have to definitely vacate the room, no matter what.
A lot of big firms and industrial houses give donation to TTD for construction in the area on their names. They can also issue a letter for your accommodation for you, if you know them. Some of the cottages are Annamaya Guest house, Padmavati Guesthouse, etc. You can also stay at their guest houses if you request the central registration office. They are very expensive in comparison to other cottages and are generally over-booked. At the foot hills of Tirumala, is situated Tirupati. You will get a lot of variety on hotels and you can choose according to your convenience. You can search about it in Google if you want some more information. You will get a lot of links for various hotels. You can book online as well.
If you want to stay in Tirupati then you may get various options to reach Tirumala. You can take buses from Devasthanam which runs every 5 minutes. The only exception is that the buses do not run between 10pm to 4 am. You can hire a taxi as well if you can afford it. You also have an option to take a jeep which also does up and down in the route continuously. TTD runs free buses in the route from all the significant places in Tirumala. One thing you need to keep in mind is that security checking takes place when you go uphill in Alipiri. They open up your entire luggage to do the checking. It is the starting point for Tirumala. Pilgrims who climb the hills on foot start from here. You cannot take any electronic gadgets inside the temple. Your bags will be scanned when you enter the temple. Do not carry sharp items such as knife, scissors, nail clippers etc in your bag.
You can get accommodation in the following categories: Paid and Free. You can visit the following link for more details: http://www.tirumala-tirupati.com/accom.php
If you want to know about E-accommodation you can refer to the website http://www.ttdsevaonline.com/eBooking/BookingHome.aspx for advance Tirupati Darshan Online Booking.