Nestled on the foothills of the Eastern Ghats, Tirupati is one of the most frequently flocked pilgrim destinations in India. Endowed with a string of sanctum sanctorum including the legendary Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple, a visit to Tirupati promises to be nothing less than a spiritual resurrection. Hailed as one of the most sacred places in the earth, the hallowed city that houses the holy abode of Lord Venkateswara, has a slew of legends that reveals how the hill shrine came into being. Apart from die-hard devotees, Tirupati also attracts large crowds of students. Not many people know that apart from being the religious hub of southern India, Tirupati also holds distinction as one of the most important education centers in the region. What's more, the city also boasts of impressive transportation facilities. The climatic condition in this region is normally tropical in nature with extreme summers, cold winters and moderate rainfall. Read the article to know more on the best time to visit Tirupati.
When To Go To Tirupati
Just like rest of Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati also experiences an extreme climatic condition. The peak summer months of March and June are characterized by extreme temperatures with the mercury levels going as high as 450 C during peak summer days. Winters, on the other hand, sees a drastic drop in the temperature that ranges between 100 C - 180 C. Tirupati is most pleasant during October to February. Monsoon in Tirupati is a relief to the local people from the oppressive summer heat. The city receives rainfall during the months of July to the early days of September.
Opting For Your Favorite Season
If summer doesn't seem to agree with you, then the best time to visit Tirupati is during February. From March to June, the town becomes extremely humid and unbearable. For all those who prefer waiting for the heat to settle down can visit the place during winters, i.e. towards the end of October. The weather situation during this time is best for those who squirm at the thought of traveling during severe heat conditions. Make sure to carry a few light winter clothing as the temperatures in the city drops down late in the evenings during winters. Although Tirupati does not experience much of cloud burst, the right time to experience the breezy rainfall is in the months of July to September.
Best Time To Visit
Tirupati is flocked by visitors all throughout the year. However, if you are looking for ideal weather conditions to visit the place and enjoy the festivity of the shrine, then you should try visiting the city anytime between September to February. In the month of September, the temple celebrates a nine-day long festival called as 'Brahmotsavam'. Important rituals such as Garudostavam and Rathotavam is said to be carried out during this time and draws millions of tourist form different parts of the globe.