Special Correspondent

VISAKHAPATNAM: The APSRTC is offering a special package tour to Bhadrachalam for the convenience of pilgrims attending the Sri Sitaramula Kalyana Mahostavam, to be performed on April 7.

The buses will leave Visakhapatnam at 6 p.m. on April 6 and will reach Bhadrachalam by 6 a.m. on April 7. On the return trip, they will leave Bhadrachalam on the evening of April 7.

Pilgrims can also visit Parnasala, 35 km from Bhadrachalam. The fare is Rs. 425 for adult and Rs. 225 for child. Tickets can be booked in advance at the Meeseva Counter at Dwaraka Bus Station here (telephone 2746400), according to the Regional Manager D. Satyanarayana.