Bayyana Gudem is a small town in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Rajahmundry across the mighty Godavari river at a distance of 58 km west. It comes within the Coastal Andhra region. The town lies south of a picturesque forest range. Those with a will to explore the beautiful South Indian landscape with its temples can visit this area.
Places to Stay
As a traveler, one is forced to venture into Rajahmundry in order to put up for the night due to the lack of proper lodging facilities in Bayyana Gudem. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Vaishnavi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Akshay Residency (Tariff – Rs. 600), Sangam Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Sai Priya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of the area is Telugu.
The important festivals celebrated are Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Ugadi in March-April and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The town in itself does not have great places of interest unlike Rajahmundry. Some of the places worth visiting in Rajahmundry are Gowthami Ghat, Godavari Bund, Venkateshwara Swamy Temple, Sir Arthur Cotton Museum, a boat ride on the river Godavari and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Rajahmundry Airport at a distance of 70 km.
Rajahmundry Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 56 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses connect the village to different cities in the region. Buses to the area are readily available from Rajahmundry. Ticketgoose.com offers a wide variety of choices for bus booking anywhere in India.