WHEN THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE IS UNDER TERROR, LETZ SPARE SOME TIME TO PRAY TO GOD VISIT PUTTAPURTHI - THE ABODE OF SATHYA SAI BABA Best Time to Visit : Round the Year Duration : 8 Nights / 9 Days Destinations Covered : Chennai-Bangalore-Puttaparthi-Mysore-Mumbai.
Day 01 : Arrive Chennai
On arrival in Chennai meet and assist at the airport and transfer to hotel.
Half day sightseeing of Chennai.
Day 02 : Chennai/Bangalore (Train)
Early morning, tranfer to the railway station to board train for Bangalore.
Arrive Bangalore and transfer to prebooked hotel.
Day 03 : Bangalore / Puttaparthi
Morning city tour of Bangalore. Bangalore, known as the "City of
Gardens." Popularly known as the "Garden City", Bangalore is
situated, 3,000 feet above sea level and has bracing, pleasant climate. It
is well known for its botanical garden and colourful markets. You will also
visit Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens containing century-old trees, fountains,
lotus pools, ornamental fences, and one of the largest collections of rare
and exotic tropical plants in India. Afternoon proceed by surface to
Puttaparthi. On arrival check-in at Hotel.
Day 04 : Puttaparthi
Puttaparthi Prasanthi nilayam, the main ashram of Sri Sathya Sai Baba, is
in the southwestern corner of Andhra Pradesh at Puttaparthi. Sai baba has a
huge following in India and around the globe. He set up this Ashram 40 years
ago. He spent most of the year here but some times moves to White fields
Ashram near Bangalore or Kodaikanal in Tamil nadu in the hot season.
Visitors are allowed to see the devine supreme shri sathya sai baba from
Morning 6.30 to 8.00 am and they can witness the prayer with sai baba from
9.30 to 10.30 am. Again Bhajan starts 5.30 pm till 7.00pm. The ashram
sponsors numerous services including School, a University, a planetarium,
sports grounds and a state-of-the-art hospital that treats patients for
Day 05 : Puttaparthi
Full day is at leisure to do individual activities.
06 : Puttaparthi / Mysore
Morning proceed by surface to Mysore Visiting en-route the 10th century
temple Srirangapatanam, The summer palace of Tipu Sultan, The last
independent ruler in Southern. On arrival check-in at the Hotel.
Day 07 : Mysore
In the morning tour the city of Mysore, known for its silk and fine
craftsmanship in wood, ivory and sandalwood. Visit the Maharaja's Palace,
which is lavishly decorated in a mixture of styles, as well as the
Zoological Garden, Mysore Arts and Crafts Centre, and the Chamundi Temple on
a hill above the city. Drive to the Brindavan Garden, which is beautiful
illuminated at night.
Day 08 : Mysore / Bangalore/ Mumbai
Afternoon proceed by surface to Bangalore to connect the flight for Mumbai.
On arrival you will be transferred to hotel. In the afternoon, city tour of
Mumbai. Visit the exotic and architectural Malabar Hill, Kamala Nehru Park,
the Hanging Gardens, Parsi Towers of Silence and proceeds to the city's splendid
Marine Drive to chowpatty beach, the Prince of Wales Museum, Gateway of India
, to the Crawford's market.
Day 09 : Depart Mumbai (Final Departure) Transfer to the airport to board flight for onward destination/back