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 Tirupati Airport (TIR)

  • The airport is 80 km from the ashram and takes about 2 hours
  • Pre-paid taxi service is available from the Arrivals Area or
  • A taxi can be booked from the ashram location to pick you up and bring you to the ashram. Please call +91. 9949954412 (Anand Travels) for prior booking and rates.

Via Chennai (Madras) International Airport (MAA)

  • Most major airlines domestic and international are available. Click Here to view all available airlines
  • The airport is 160 kms away from the ashram and takes about 3 hours and 30 minutes
  • Pre-paid taxi service is available from the Arrivals Area (see above)
  • 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)

Bus Service

  • Gudur Bus Stand can be reached from Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and other major cities.
  • Ashram is located 13 kms away from the Gudur bus stand

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 Rs. 300/- (approx.)

By Train

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


  • Foreign Nationals are required to bring their original passport with a valid visa. A visa is required from most countries to visit India please check with your local consulate
  • Indian Nationals are required to bring a valid government issued photo ID


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


  • The Ashram accepts credit card payments. The Ashram does not accept responsibility for this service
  • The Ashram itself cannot exchange foreign currency or cash travellers’ cheques
  • There is an ATM available a short taxi ride from the Ashram