Srivari Mettu Opening Closing Timings
Srivari Mettu opens from 6 am till 5:30 pm for the devotees. Divya Darshan tokens will be issued at 1200th Step which is 1.4 km from the entrance. It is 2.1 km from the Entrance to the Hill Top. Srivari Mettu path opens on all in a week. It is said the Lord Venkateswara himself took this path to reach Tirumala along with Goddess Padmavathi after their marriage. It is advisable to take these steps with barefoot as these hills are holy.
Vehicle parking for four wheeler and two wheeler is available at the entrance. Four and Two Wheelers can be parked here and can be collected next day. Security staff will be monitoring the premises so vehicles are safe.
Srivari Mettu path closes by 5:30 pm so it may not be possible to collect vehicle on the same day as path closes on the both sides ie. from Srivari Mettu to Tirumala and Tirumala to Srivari Mettu. Usually, Auto rickshaws and Buses runs till 5:00 pm -6:00 pm to the entrance so transportation may not be available after 6 pm.
If you are planning for Darshan on a weekday then you can easily collect the vehicle by trekking down the hills thru Srivari Mettu.
It is 6 km from Srivari Mettu to Srinivasa Mangapuram and 11 km from Srinivasa Mangapuram to Tirupati.
Vehicles can be parked here at free of cost. No parking fees for Four wheelers and Two Wheelers.