Travel Information

To ensure the safety of those living in the ashram and new arrivals, please review our Covid Safety Guidelines prior to making travel arrangements

By Air

Via Chennai International Airport – 160 kms away. From the airport, you can take a pre-paid taxi directly to the Ashram (approx. 3 hrs journey)

From Chennai Airport, you can take a Metro service (opposite the airport) to reach Chennai Central Railway Station. There are various trains available to Gudur Junction Railway Station (see more info below under By Train)

Via Tirupati Airport – 80 kms away. From the airport, you can take a pre-paid taxi directly to the Ashram (approx. 1.5 hrs journey)

It is suggested to contact the ashram by email well in advance for having a taxi available for you at the airport.

By Train 

Direct trains to Gudur Junction Railway Station are available from many cities including Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Delhi and other major cities.

You are advised to book rail tickets as soon as possible. Trains are often fully booked in high season (December and January) due to local festivals, so you may need to allow for this when planning your time of travel. Train e-tickets can be booked up to three months in advance via the internet. Train information can be obtained via Limited seats in higher classes are available for credit card bookings via

Bus Service

You can reach Gudur Bus Stand from Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and other major cities. From Gudur bus stand, the ashram is 13 kms away. You can take a bus going to Vidya Nagar or Kota. The route is:

Chillakur Mandal – Kadivedu – Guthavaripalem

Guthavaripalem is the bus stop which is in front of the Ashram

By Auto Rickshaw

Auto rickshaws are easily available from Gudur Junction Railway Station and Gudur bus stand to the ashram for a minimum charge of 250/-approx.  From Gudur Junction Railway Station the ashram is 15 kms away.


Foreign Nationals are required to bring their original passport The Ashram accepts only those Foreign Nationals with a valid visa Indian Nationals are required to bring a valid photo ID A visa is required from most countries to visit India


Guests are advised to check with their local health authority regarding vaccinations required for visiting India