Is Srivari Mettu footpath open?

Is Srivari Mettu footpath open?

Extensively damaged Tirumala’s Srivari Mettu footpath reopened for public use after completion of restoration works – The Hindu.

Is Srivari Mettu open after flood?

Tirupati, Nov 20: After witnessing unprecedented rains leading to floods and landslides, the ghat roads leading to the holy Tirumala Hills have been re-opened for vehicular movement. It had remained closed for three days due to heavy rains and flash floods.

Can we walk through Srivari Mettu?

Trek from SHRIVARI METTU is the shortest to reach tirumala by walk. In total one has to climb 2388 steps. This is about 5 Km from Alipiri and one can reach this place by public buses that APSRTC is running regularly. The entire path is covered by sheets and even in hot summer no issues in waling these steps.

Are Tirupati steps open?

Keeping in view the safety of the pilgrims, only Alipiri walkers path will remain open from 6 am till 4 pm, while Srivari Mettu will remain closed. Both the Ghat Roads will remain open from 5 am till 8 pm even as the Covid-19 curfew is being observed between 9 pm and 5 am.

Is walking allowed in Tirumala now?

Those coming to Tirumala by walk will be allowed from Alipiri footpath only. Srivari Mettu footpath will remain closed. Alipiri footpath will be opened from 6 a.m to 4 p.m only and those with tickets only will be allowed. Ghat roads will be opened between 5 a.m. and 8 p.m.

How many steps are there in Tirumala Srivari Mettu?

There is an ancient footsteps path to Tirumala, that starts from Alipiri known as Alipiri Metlu. The Devotees to fulfil their Vow to Lord Venkateswara will take this path to reach Tirumala on foot from Tirupati. It consists of a total 3550 Steps which makes a distance of 12 km.

What is the difference between Srivari Mettu and Alipiri?

One is the long route from Alipiri, where there are more than 3400 steps and about 2 kms of walking. The second and the short route is “Srivari Mettu”, Srivari Mettu, literally meaning Lord’s step, is situated at a distance of about 19 Kms from Tirupathi Railway station and about 5 Kms from Srinivasa Mangapuram.

Is Tirumala steps open?

How long is srivari mettu?

It is 2.1 kilometres long. This trail has 2388 steps. This is a steep climb compared to Alipiri route. But it can be covered in 1 to 3 hrs.

Is Alipiri mettu opened?

Aug 2021 update – Alipiri Mettu is still closed for Renovation. Alipiri Mettu is still closed for Renovation. Srivari Path (15 km to the west) is only open. All routes to Tirumala need a confirmed Darshan ticket – which is available only online and is already filled up for up to Sep 2021.

Is walking to Tirumala allowed now?

TTD has restarted Arjitha Sevas from the month of April-2022. All ages of allowed for darshan, no separate Q lines for senior citizens. Devotees from all places are allowed for darshan.