Chennai to Tirupati Weekend Holiday Packages
Tirupati holiday packages from Chennai for your weekend trip
Not much of shopping around here, though you can try picking up some religious items. Head out to the numerous markets in the area, namely Pasuparthy Super market and Suresh Super Bazar for handicrafts like woodcarving and kalamkari crafted by extremely well trained and talented artists. Special whitewood toys and traditional Tanjore style gold leaf paintings which are done at Madanapalli town are also popular and available in many of the outlets in Tirupati. The paintings portray exquisite mythological themes as motifs. Numerous stalls also line the entrance of the Sri Venkateshwara temple selling paraphernalia required for various temple rituals. The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam markets cassettes and CD's in video and audio format of the Vedas, and Sankirtanas. It also owns a large publication house that publishes books & periodicals on Hindu religious treatises.
Weekend Getaways in India