Chittoor, located in the Poini River valley of southernmost Andhra Pradesh, is a renowned city known for producing the best jaggery in India. Mango trees and tamarind groves further add to the picturesque setting of the city. The place is loaded with enlightening scriptures, lush green vegetation and excellent agrarian products.


Air: Since Chittoor doesn't have its own airport, the nearby airdromes serve the needs of the air-passengers. Within the state, Tirupati airport is the nearest one. Chennai Airport is another major airport, which is located at a distance of 154 kms from Chittoor. Tirupati airport is connected to few cities, while Chennai airport is connected to most of the major cities of India as well as the world. One can hire taxis to cover the further distance from airports.

Rail: Chittoor Railway Station is an important station that lies on the Renigunta - Katpadi line of the Southern Railway. It is well linked with all the places within and outside the state. Tirupati is another railway station, which is quite near. From stations, you can take bus or taxis to reach Chittoor.

Road: The city boasts of a wide network of roadways. It is well-connected to Karnataka and Tamil Nadu as well. The Chennai Mumbai Trunk Road and the Chennai- Bangalore National Highway lead through this region. APSRTC runs numerous buses to and from Chittoor for Bangalore, Chennai, Tirupati and various other cities of the state.

Chittoor district
Chittoor lies on the banks of Ponnai River at the southernmost part of Andhra Pradesh.
STD Code
Summer 22-45°C, Winter 19-32°C
Best time to visit
October to February