As per the new guidelines from TTD, all COVID guidelines are relaxed now. Pilgrims are allowed to travel to Tirumala without darshan tickets and have Free Darshan also.

Tirumala Darshan

  • All Devotees are allowed to travel to Tirumala either by Road or by Footpath without Darshan Ticket.
  • TTD has stopped issuing Free darshan either Online or Offline at Tirupati.
  • Divya Darshan tokens (Footpath tokens) are not issued at Alipiri or Srivari mettu footpaths.
  • TTD started issuing Tickets in Online mode for Privilege Darshans – Senior Citizens, Physically Challenged persons.
  • Parents with Infants (below 1 Year) are allowed for darshan through Supatham Entrance. 
  • TTD restarted Arjitha Sevas in the month of April 2022.
  • All ages are allowed for darshan.
  • Devotees from all places are allowed for darshan.

Tirumala Accommodation

Pilgrims can book Accommodation for the Tirumala location only if there is a valid Special Entry Darshan booking.

  • Accommodation booking is allowed only for one day.
  • Accommodation can be availed for the same day or the previous day of Darshan.
  • Option to book Tirumala Accommodation will be available in the Transaction History after booking their ticket.
  • Devotees can also book accommodation after reaching Tirumala at counters near GNC TollgateBalaji bus standKausthubham Rest HouseRambagicha Rest HouseMBC, and CRO.


Tonsuring is allowed for all ages.


  • Footpath darshan (Divya Darshan) tokens are not issued at Alipiri and Srivari Mettu.
  • Footpath is open for all devotees even without darshan tickets also.
  • Srivari Mettu (16 km from Tirupati) footpath is open.
  • Free buses run from the Railway station for the devotees who wish to reach Alipiri.



Types of Free Darshans

Types of Privilege Darshans

Types of Special Darshans