Puttaparthi, in Andhra Pradesh, is a city of roughly 9,000 people.
From here it's roughly 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the south to Bengaluru and 180 miles (290 kilometers) to the southeast to Chennai.
If you enjoy tales of human endeavor take the family to the Chaitanya Jyoti and the Sri Sathya Sai Museum, two of the area’s best museums. Examine the displays, view the exhibits or simply savor the peaceful spaces.
The Prasanthi Nilayam is the perfect place to cap off your vacation in this fascinating region.