Our Address: Rishi Valley Education Centre,
Andhra Pradesh, 517352
FROM BANGALORE (133 kms)
Direct buses to Madanapalle: Private buses every hour during the day from Kalasapalayam bus stand (near Bangalore City Market), and also hourly KSRTC and APSRTC buses from Majestic bus stand (near Bangalore City Railway Station).
Buses to various destinations via Madanapalle: Andhra Pradesh (APSRTC) and Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) buses to Cuddapah, Proddatur and Tirupati via Madanapalle, starting from the KSRTC (Majestic) bus stand (near Bangalore City Railway Station). Inquire at the counter in the KSRTC bus stand for the timings of the buses.
FROM HYDERABAD (524 kms)
Buses: Direct overnight buses to Madanapalle. Also buses to Chittoor and Piler via Madanapalle (both direct buses and buses to other destinations via Madanapalle start from the Imliban bus stand). There are other private buses viz., Deepna Travels and Salamat Travels.
Trains: Hyderabad to Tirupati by train and Tirupati to Madanapalle by bus. Catch the Kacheguda-Bangalore Express to reach Dharmavaram. A passenger train from Dharmavaram to Pakala (starting at 6.00 am) halts at Madanapalle Road Station, 20 kms from Madanapalle town.
FROM CHENNAI (260 Kms)
Buses: Direct APSRTC Express buses to Madanapalle leave daily at 5.30 am,10.30 am and 3.00 pm (reaching Madanapalle at 12.30 pm, 6.00 pm and 10.00 pm respectively) from the Koyambedu bus stand. Overnight buses from the Koyambedu bus stand to Anantapur, Puttaparthi, via Madanapalle, leave at 9 pm and reach Madanapalle at 4 am. A night bus to Madanapalle leaves from the Koyambedu bus stand at 10.00 pm, and reaches at 5 am.
Train and bus: Chennai to Chittoor, Tirupati or Vellore by bus; from there you change buses for Madanapalle. Chennai to Katpadi and Tirupati by train, and from there to Madanapalle by bus.
Travel via Bangalore, or catch a Chennai-bound train and alight at Cuddapah. From Cuddapah there are buses every hour during the day to Madanapalle.
Travel Via Bangalore and alight at Dharmavaram or Anantapur and catch the taxi or bus to reach Madanapalle, or catch a Chennai-bound train.
FROM TIRUPATI (123 Kms) AND CUDDAPAH (125 Kms)
There are buses every hour during the day to Madanapalle.
MADANAPALLE TO RISHI VALLEY (16 Kms)
Autorickshaws and taxies are easily available and all the drivers know how to reach Rishi Valley School. Charges will be around Rs 150/- for autorickshaws and Rs 300/- for taxis.
If visitors telephone the school (280622/280582/280044) and if one of the school vehicles is available, we could arrange to pick the visitors up.
An hourly bus shuttle service operates between the APSRTC bus stand in Madanapalle and the village of Thettu; the buses stop at the school gate on the way. Services start from Madanapalle at 6.00 am.