At Alipiri, a Tollgate cum security zone was established to screen vehicles and pilgrims entering Tirumala.
The Up ghat road to reach Tirumala is about 17.80 Km and the Down ghat road to reach Tirupati is about 18.00 Km.
To avoid ghat road accidents, TTD has made restricted travel time mandatory for the safety of the pilgrims.
Upward ghat road travel time is fixed as 28 minutes and Downward ghat road travel time is set as 40 minutes for any vehicle plying on the ghat roads.
Ghat road remains closed between 12 midnight and 3 a.m.
Carrying prohibited items to Tirumala like meat food, tobacco, liquor weapons, and other intoxicants are strictly banned.
Vehicles with more than 12+1 seater capacity are not allowed to ply on the Tirumala Ghat roads.
For details contact – Ph.0877-2264576
ALIPIRI TOLL GATE RATES
The toll gate rates have to be paid for every trip on the Ghat road.
|Cars (5+1) Including Govt vehicles||Rs.15|
|Cars (8+1) including Sumo, Trax, Vans||Rs.30|
|Taxis (5+1) Including Cars||Rs.25|
|Jeeps (8+1) including Sumo, Trax||Rs.50|
|Tempo, Vans (12+1)||Rs.60|
In the case of Vehicle breakdowns and Accidents on ghat roads, pilgrims may contact 08772263636 / 9000503089 and 108 for the assistance of auto-clinic/crane and ambulance services respectively.
Vehicles for break down service will reach the spot within a reasonable time and service charges collected as per rates.