06:00 HRS: Drive to Puttaparthi from Bangalore.
10:00 HRS: Reach Puttaparthy. Sightseeing of Puttaparthy Start:
Visiting Prasanthi Nilayam Ashram
Puttaparthi is a small town in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh also referred as an abode of the spiritual Guru Satthya Sai Baba. Puttaparthi is 156 km away from Bangalore, It can be reached easily from Bangalore in 3 to 4 hours driveThe main attraction of the town is Prasanthi Nilayam Ashram established in 1950. Town’s history revolves around the birth and life of Sathya Sai Baba. Town got its global recognition due to the Ashram, which has given boost to the local economy in terms of hotels, restaurants and shops in the town. Eastablishment of the Nilayam ashram turned this small village into the world-class tonw. Town has its own airport just 4 km away, super speciality hospitals and various educational institutions.
Other tourist attractions close by are:
Satyabhama Temple: Built by Late Kondama Raju, grandfather of Satya Sai Baba
Another Satyabhama Temple: A new one, built by Baba’s elder brother Seshama Raju
Shiva Temple: Constructed on the site where Satya Sai Baba was born
Kalpa Vriksha Temple or Wish Tree: Also known as wishing fulfil tree on the bank of river Chitravathi
Meditation Tree: Located on a small hill towards university.
Educational and Cultural Institutions:
Sri Sathya Sai University, Sri Sathya Sai Super Speciality Hospital, Chaitanya Jyothi Museum, Sri Sathya Sai Mirpuri Music College, Sri Sathya Sai Space Theatre, and Sri Sathya Sai Hill View Stadium
18:00 HRS: Drive back to Bangalore. Upon arrival transferred to hotel.