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3 hours ago, karthik said:

Hi All,

 

I have completed Hyderabad -> Tirupati -> Hyderabad

 

Took both the routes.

 

while going I took 
Hyderabad --> Kurnool -> Kadapa -> Tirupati

There are few bad patches and few single lane stretches. 

 

 

While coming back, I took 

Tirupati --> Nellore --> Narketpally --> Tirupati

NAM expressway is good.

 

Also I met a India-Drive member at Tirupati.

Few clicks

Thanks for the update. How much time it took for both the journey?  Kurnool - Kadapa four lane is completed?

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On 10/24/2018 at 8:14 PM, SPG said:

How much time it took for both the journey?  

 

I felt, time is almost the same.

If you have fast car, may be NAM (via Ongole) can be an advantage. 

Overall, average will be higher. 

 

On 10/24/2018 at 8:14 PM, SPG said:

Kurnool - Kadapa four lane is completed?

 

Around 5~10 kilometeres is under construction. 

Road is good.

But once you cross Kadapa, it is single lane and speed bumps killed the average. 

 

Both the roads are fine.

My personal choice is via Nellore.

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5 hours ago, karthik said:

 

I felt, time is almost the same.

If you have fast car, may be NAM (via Ongole) can be an advantage. 

Overall, average will be higher. 

 

 

Around 5~10 kilometeres is under construction. 

Road is good.

But once you cross Kadapa, it is single lane and speed bumps killed the average. 

 

Both the roads are fine.

My personal choice is via Nellore.

Thanks for the update.

For me Kurnool -> Kadapa -> Tirupati is 70 km shorter would prefer that, do you think it is possible do it in 8 hrs? if I start around 5AM.

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13 hours ago, SPG said:

is possible do it in 8 hrs?

 

It took us around 10 hours+, to reach the hill top.

Two quick breaks for breakfast and lunch.

We were driving in two cars, Duster and Innova.

 

We have driven in relaxed manner.( never crossed 120 kmph)

May be you can shave off an hour. 

I don't think it is possible to do it in 8 hours.

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14 hours ago, ksa171983 said:

Starting tomorrow .. planning to take NAM while going and Kurnool route while coming ..

 

Please update the latest road condition and food stops.
All the best, drive safe.

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People driving from Hyderabad to Tirupati usually take Kurnool route.

While coming back they take NAM expressway, So that they can cover Kalahasthi temple. 

 

14 hours ago, ksa171983 said:

NAM while going and Kurnool route while coming

 

You are doing reverse. 😜

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On 11/1/2018 at 9:59 AM, karthik said:

You are doing reverse. 😜

I kind of had planned that way to avoid crowd at the religious places .😂

breakfast at vivera.

lunch at Nellore komala vilas ( excellent).

darshanam at kalahasti and spend quality time till evening .

goto Tirupati get the token for next day morning . 

Darshanam and then next day evening ammavaru darshanam .

and now just relax and start early and reach home early tomorrow morning via Kurnool route ... 

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I kind of had planned that way to avoid crowd at the religious places .
breakfast at vivera.
lunch at Nellore komala vilas ( excellent).
darshanam at kalahasti and spend quality time till evening .
goto Tirupati get the token for next day morning . 
Darshanam and then next day evening ammavaru darshanam .
and now just relax and start early and reach home early tomorrow morning via Kurnool route ... 
If it's on the way try to cover ontimitta srirama temple, which is famous now a days...and then Ahobilam and maha Nandi..
.for last 2 temples need to go 20km inside one way..
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Did Hyderabad(Manikonda)-Tirumala-Hyderabad(Manikonda). Started 7:00AM  on 19th Nov Reached Tirumala 05:30PM Including four breaks(BreakFast, Tea, Lunch, Tea) total break time was 2 hrs. Started from Tirumala 12:15PM on 20th Morning & Reached home 10:30PM Including three breaks of 1hr 30 mins. Took below route for both Journeys.

 

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10 minutes ago, SPG said:

Did Hyderabad(Manikonda)-Tirumala-Hyderabad(Manikonda). Started 7:00AM  on 19th Nov Reached Tirumala 05:30PM Including four breaks(BreakFast, Tea, Lunch, Tea) total break time was 2 hrs. Started from Tirumala 12:15PM on 20th Morning & Reached home 10:30PM Including three breaks of 1hr 30 mins. Took below route for both Journeys.

 

HYDERABAD - JADCHERLA - MAHBUBNAGAR - NANDIYAL - KADAPA - TIRUPATHI

Total distance 585km each side.

 

10km bad batch(Under construction) around Nandiyal. Around 10 km of broken road in patches between Kadapa & tirupati. rest of the roads are Very good to good through out.

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I did both routes. Best is via Miryalaguda-Adanki-Nellore. As Kurnool to Kadapa 4 lane work is still pending and have diversions. Kadapa to Tirupathi is 2 Lane with many speed breakers (4 per each village) and will be trouble some in night. 

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15 hours ago, Shekar said:

I did both routes. Best is via Miryalaguda-Adanki-Nellore. As Kurnool to Kadapa 4 lane work is still pending and have diversions. Kadapa to Tirupathi is 2 Lane with many speed breakers (4 per each village) and will be trouble some in night. 

 

thanks a lot for updating us back on the recent road status @Shekar

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On 12/9/2018 at 8:19 PM, Shekar said:

Best is via Miryalaguda-Adanki-Nellore

 

Even I felt the same. 

But both roads are fine.


There is no drastic difference between the two,
Given a choice, I would pick NAM expressway over Kurnool route. 

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Just did the Hyd to tirupathi stretch yesterday.Picked my as-usual route via kadapa(my native place).

From Hyd to Kadapa except that nandyal town in and Out passes are pathetic to run over but one can glide it in 15 mins during non rush hours.

And from kadapa to tirupathi asusual and nothing new and the roads are below average.

Overall it took 8 hours for me including two pitstops and bio-breaks.

 

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6 minutes ago, venkyasam said:

Just did the Hyd to tirupathi stretch yesterday.Picked my as-usual route via kadapa(my native place).

From Hyd to Kadapa ,Superb roads all over and except that Nandyal town in and Out passes are pathetic to run over but one can glide it in 15 mins during non rush hours.Especially Kurnool to kadapa stretch allowed to use my beast's Cruise control happily as there was less traffic compared to NH44.

And from kadapa to tirupathi asusual and nothing new and the roads are below average.

Overall it took 8 hours for me including two pitstops and bio-breaks.

 

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Hey All

Planning to visit Tirupati from Hyderabad (Secunderabad). Traveling with Family and so what would be the best and safe route. Details about gas stations and if I want to reach Tirupati by 6 PM what be the idle time to start at Secunderabad?

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9 minutes ago, SVVP said:

Hey All

Planning to visit Tirupati from Hyderabad (Secunderabad). Traveling with Family and so what would be the best and safe route. Details about gas stations and if I want to reach Tirupati by 6 PM what be the idle time to start at Secunderabad?

 

Hi @SVVP, you can stick to the route below

 

Hyderabad --> Narketpally --> Mirayalaguda --> Piduguralla ---> Addanki --> Ongole--> Nellore --> Gudur -->Tirupati

 

I would recommend you to start before 6 AM in the morning so that you can reach Tirupati by 5 PM. You can stop by for lunch at Hotel Vivera or NH5 Food Plaza in Narketpally  

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On 8/7/2017 at 12:46 PM, Ranger said:

 It is good, below route is the best route.
 

 Hyderabad to Tirupati route:

Hyderabad --> Narketpally --> Mirayalaguda --> Piduguralla ---> Addanki --> Ongole--> Nellore -->Tirupati


It is completely 4-lane from Hyderabad to Nellore

https://www.india-drive.com/index.php?/topic/109-nam-express-way-review/&do=findComment&comment=1293

 

 

 

Hyderabad --> Narketpally --> Mirayalaguda --> Piduguralla ---> Addanki --> Ongole--> Nellore -->Tirupati     Is this NAM Express Highway? Do we have enough gas stations and what would be the traveling hrs?

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missed the word "what"
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