Budagumpa is a village in the South Indian state of Karnataka. It is located in the Koppal district under the Gulbarga division. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Bellary at a distance of 106 km. The village and its vicinity are too far away from the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. In fact, Kurnool city is at a distance of 189 km from the village.
Places to Stay
For lodging options, one will have to travel to Bellary and try out these budget options – Bala Regency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Ashoka Comforts (Tariff – Rs. 600), Pawan Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Manasa Inn Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 950) among others
The official language of the area is Kannada. Being close to Andhra Pradesh, Telugu is also spoken and understood.
The important festivals of the region are Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The village in itself does not have any places of interest. Its neighbouring city, Bellary, has plenty of attractions which are worth visiting. Some of them are Bellary Fort, Kuntegadda Park, Bellary Zoo, Bellary Durgamma Temple and the Malleshwara temple.
How to Get There
The closest airport is the Hubli Airport at a distance of 200 km from the village.
Bagalkot Railway Station is the major railway station at a distance of 152 km from the village.
Mostly state-run buses cater to the needs of travelers in the village. Among the private operators who are active in the area are Sea Bird Travels, SRS Travels and Varalakshmi Travels. When you are booking your tickets through Ticketgoose.com, look out for bus ticket coupons and save money.