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10 perfect weekend getaways from Chennai

Have a long weekend ahead and you are in Chennai? Drive down or take an overnight train to these beautiful places near the city.

Tirupati-Tirumala (Andhra Pradesh): If you are looking for a divine experience over the weekend, then head to these towns (Tirupati is just 152 km/3.5 hours away from Chennai; Tirumala is 174 km/4.5 hours). Be ready for a heavy rush of Balaji devotees. Start early in order to avoid the rush.
By road: Tirupati: 152 km; Tirumala: 174 km. Take the NH205.
By train: Nearest railhead is Renigunta Junction (11 km from Tirupati) in Andhra Pradesh. Taxi from the railway station to Tirupati will cost 150-200 approx, and to Tirumala Rs 450-500 approx.
Where to stay: Both Tirupati and Tirumala have good and budget accommodations. There are lots to choose from. For information on hotels and guesthouses, check www.tirupatibalajiinfo.com/index.php/accommodation

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