Sri Satya Sai Baba
Duration : 8 Nights / 9 Days
Places to Visit : Chennai — Bangalore — Puttaparthy- Mysore — Bangalore — Mumbai
Sathya Sai Baba is a highly revered spiritual leader and world teacher, whose life and message are inspiring millions of people throughout the world to turn God-ward and to lead more purposeful and moral lives. His timeless and universal teachings, along with the manner in which he leads his own life, are attracting seekers of Truthfrom all the religions of the world. Yet, he is not seeking to start a new religion. Nor does he wish to direct followers to any particular religion. Rather, he urges us to continue to follow the religion of our choice and/orupbringing. This tour takes you to Putaparthy which is the place where the’Baba’ has its Ashram. We also take you to some important tourist destinations around like Bangalore and Mysore.
Day 01 : Arrive Chennai On arrival in Chennai meet and assist at the airport and transfer to pre -booked hotel.
Day 02 : Chennai — Bangalore by train Early morning, tranfer to the railway station to board train for Bangalore.Arrive Bangalore and transfer to prebooked hotel.
Day 03 : Bangalore — Puttaparthy
Morning city tour of Bangalore. Bangalore, known as the «City of Gardens.» Popularly known as the «Garden City», Bangalore is situated, 3,000 feet above sea level and has bracing, pleasant climate. Itis well known for its botanical garden and colourful markets. You will also visit Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens containing century — old trees, fountains,lotus pools, ornamental fences, and one of the largest collections of rare and exotic tropical plants in India. Afternoon proceed by surface to Puttaparthi. On arrival check — in at Hotel.
Day 04 : Puttaparthy
Puttaparthi Prasanthi nilayam, Abode of highest Pease, the main ashram of Sri Sathya Sai Baba, is in the southwestern corner of Andhra Pradesh at Puttaparthi. Sai baba has a huge following in India and around the globe. He set up this Ashram 40 years ago. He spent most of the year here but sometimes moves to White fields Ashram near Bangalore or Kodaikanal in Tamilnadu in the hot season. Visitors are allowed to see the devine supreme shrisathya sai baba from Morning 6.30 to 8.00 am and they can witness the prayer with sai baba from 9.30 to 10.30 am. Again Bhajan starts 5.30 pm till 7.00pm. The ashram sponsors numerous services including School, a University, a planetarium, sports grounds and a state — of — the — art hospital that treats patients for free.
Day05 : Puttaparthy
Full day is at leisure to do individual activities.
Day 06 : Puttaparthy — Mysore
Morning proceed by surface to Mysore Visiting en — route the 10th century temple Srirangapatanam, The summer palace of Tipu Sultan, The last independent rules in Southern. On arrival check — in at the Hotel.
Day 07 : Mysore
In the morning tour the city of Mysore, known for its silk and fine craftsmanship in wood, ivory and sandalwood. Visit the Maharaja’s Palace,which is lavishly decorated in a mixture of styles, as well as the Zoological Garden, Mysore Arts and Crafts Centre, and the Chamundi Temple ona hill above the city. Drive to the Brindavan Garden, which is beautiful illuminated at night.
Day 08 : Mysore — Bangalore — Mumbai
Afternoon proceed by surface to Bangalore to connect the flight for Mumbai.On arrival you will be transferred to hotel. In the afternoon, city tour of Mumbai. Visit the exotic and architectural Malabar Hill, Kamala Nehru Park ,the Hanging Gardens, Parsi Towers of Silence and proceeds to the city’ ssplendid Marine Drive to chowpatty beach, the Prince of Wales Museum, Gateway of India , to the Crawford’s market.
Day 09 : Leave Mumbai
Transfer to the airport to board flight for onward destination/ back home.