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Kotappakonda Shiva Temple Timings, Pooja, Accommodation

Kotappakonda Shiva Temple or  Sri Trikoteswara Swamy Temple is located on a small hill in Kotappakonda, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh. The temple is 11 km from Narasaraopet and 16 km from Chilakaluripet. Lord Shiva is the preceding deity in this temple and he is known as Sri Trikoteswara Swamy. One can see three peaks (Sikharas) and, hence, the temple is called “Trikoota Hills” and the lord seated here is known as Trikoteswara Swamy.

Andhra Pradesh Government has declared Maha Sivarathri as State Festival at Kotappakonda Sri Trikoteswara Swamy Temple.

Kotappakonda Trikoteswara Temple Timings:

Morning: 5.30 AM to 1.30 PM
Evening: 3.00 PM to 7.30 PM

Kotappakonda Temple Poojas Timings:

5.30 am. to 12.30 Noon Abhishekam, Archana and Darsanam.
1.00 pm to 1.30 pm Panchaharathi.
3.00 pm to 7.30 pm Archana, Astottaram and Darsanam.

Trikoteswara Temple Major Festivals:

1) Chaithra – Masamu Suddha Padyami – Ugadi
2) Vysakha Masam – Suddha Poornima – Jasmine Flowers Puja
3) Ashaada Masam – Suddha Pournami – tholi ekadasi
4) Bhadrapada Masam – Suddha Chavithi – Vinayaka Chavithi
5) Kartheeka Masam – Suddha Poornima – Jwala Thoranam
6) Pushya Masam – Arudhra Nakshathra – Arudrotsavam
7) Magha Masam – Bahula Chathurdhi – Maha Sivarathri Festival

Temples near Kotappakonda Shiva Temple:

Sri Kapotheswara Swamy Temple, Chejeral.
Sri Vennamuddala Venugopala Swamy Temple, Chengiskhanpet.
Sri Chenna Kesava Swamy Temple, Macherla
Sri Amareswara Swamy Temple, Amaravathi.
Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Mangalagiri.
Sri Malleswara Swamy Temple, Pedakakani.
Sri Guttikondabilam, Guttikonda.


Accommodation at Kotappakonda Temple:

All the rooms are free but a nominal fee is collected as maintenance charges for each room for 24 hours.

1) TTD Anandavalli Choultry – 22 rooms available – Rs.250/- Charged for 24 hrs.
2) Thotavari Satram – 8 rooms available – Rs.300/- to Rs.1000/- Charged for 24 hrs.
3) Nandi Guest House – 2 rooms available – Rs.750/- Charged for 24 hrs.
4) Annapurna Sadanam – 16 rooms available – Rs.200/- Charged for 24 hrs.
5) There are many caste-based choultries and Lodges downhill.

Trikoteswara Temple Address:

Sri Trikoteswara Swamy Temple,
Narasaraopet Mandal,
Guntur District,
Andhra Pradesh – 522601.
Phone: 9849916173, 9908771463

Kotappakonda Shiva Temple Timings, Pooja, Accommodation

25 thoughts on “Kotappakonda Shiva Temple Timings, Pooja, Accommodation

    1. Dear Kotteswararao
      Abhishekam Ticket Cost – rs 200
      Timings – 06.00 am till 12.15 pm daily.
      Couples or single person are allowed for the Abhishekam. Childrens are not allowed.
      You need to purchase the whole pooja material set available in the Temple Premises itself.
      Single or couples are allowed into the Garbha graha where as your parents or kids can witness the dhrashan from outside the garbha graha.
      There is no online booking and in person only.
      Om Namah Shivaya

  1. Sir, this is nagesh, we are 5 members from visakhapatnam planning to visit Kotappakonda by road with own conveyance, can we get accommodation near by the temple, please inform us sir, so that we can finalise our journey accordingly.

    Nagesh Purijala

  2. Hi,
    My self Vijay, I am planning to visit on Feb 14 and 15, kindly suggest how to visit from Hyderabad to kotappakonda.And please let me know regarding accommodation.


    1. Dear Vijay
      Train numbers – 77282 from Kachiguda, 17406 Krishna Express, 12806 Janmabhoomi exp and many more trains are available to reach Kotappa konda. Need to get down at Narasaraopet rly station, Guntur rly station.
      Lot of APSRTC, TSRTC and Privates services are available. So catch a bus and get down at Guntur or to Narasaraopet. From Narasarao pet there are lot of buses to reach the temple.

      Daily Pooja & Darshan Timings
      Darshan – 5.30am to 1.30pm and 3.30pm to 7.30pm
      Eka Rudrabhishekam – 5.30am to 6.30am
      Abhishekam – 6.30am to 12.30am
      Archana on Gotras Panchaharati – 1.30pm to 1.45 pm
      Ashtothara Pooja – 3.30pm to 7.00 pm
      Pradoshakolarchan, Panchaharati – 7.00pm to 7.30 pm
      Om Namah Shivaya

      1. Please let me know regarding accommodation at kotappakonda.
        Do I need to do any advance reservation. I am visiting tomorrow.

        1. Dear Vijay Kumar
          Temple choultries and AP Tourism guest house are available nearby the temple. If you have any AP Tourism office nearby your location then contact them and they may get you accomodation.
          There is no contact number with us.
          Om Namah Shivaya

  3. Hi everyone,
    I am planning to visit kotappakonda on 21 Dec 2018 night from Hyderabad,will I get accommodation on top of hill during that time.or which is the nearest lace to stay


  4. We are two people coming on 13th to Kotappakonda. Is AC accommodation available. Please let me know if I have to make advanced reservation?
    Can we ask for extra bed or accomodation for driver?

    Thank you

  5. Will you please help about accommodation near temple we 4 members planning 10 of this month coming from tirupathi for the first time ( recent leg surgeried)

    1. Dear Rishi
      Now its Brahmothsavam time and it may be difficult to find rooms. Its suggestible not to come with a fracture problem.
      Even then if you want we will mail our id you can come thro that.
      Om Namah Shivaya

  6. Dear Sir,
    Will anybody kindly advise me: ( we are aged 79 & 71 yrs ) ours will be the first visit to this temple.
    1) Is there any direct bus facility from Vijayawada to this temple area. ( how much time will it take )
    2) Will there be very HEAVY RUSH on 5th Feb ( MONDAY ), in view of Mahaasivaratri period.
    3) Or is it advisable to visit the next day, 6th Feb ( TUESDAY )

    1. Respected Baskhara Rao Garu
      On 5th there may not be that much or a minimum crowd only as Maha Shivarathri is on 13th Feb.
      So its better to visit after four or five days.
      How to reach –
      There are a number of buses available from vijayawada to Narasarao pet. Vijayawada depot number – 0866 2570005.
      Or from Vijayawada catch a bus to Guntur and from Guntur to Narasaraopet Pallevelugu RTC Busses are available for every 20 min – From 05.00 to 20.00 Hrs. its 15 kms from Guntur to Narasaraopet.
      Or you can contact – 99592 25459 depot number of Vijayawada for clarification of busses.
      Happy Journey
      Om Namah Shivaya

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