Bikkavolu is a village in India which is located in the East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh. Bikkavolu is closest to Rajahmundry (35 kms) and Kakinada (31 kms). Bikkavolu is also called Birudankinavolu and is called so after King Gunaga Vijayaditya III who was an important Chalukya King. It has a number of historically important temples that were constructed under the rule of the Chola dynasty. Many of them were also constructed under the rule of Krishna Devaraya. The village has a high literacy rate and a number of temples for interested tourists.
Places to Stay
Although there no hotels in Bikkavolu itself, there are a few budget hotels in the East Godavari district. These are GVS Residency (Tariff – Rs. 501-1000), Suryanarayana Murthy Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 501-1000) and Gayatri Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above).
The official language of Bikkavolu is Telugu.
Important festivals of Bikkavolu include Subramanyeswara Swamy Shashti which takes place on the Margasira Shuddha Shashti day and the Vinayaka Chaviti which falls on Bhadra Pada Sudda Chaviti.
Places of Interest
There are many places of tourist interest in and around Bikkavolu. Kakinada (22 km) and Konaseema (30 km) are great for daytime tours. Machellipatnam is about 142 km away from Bikkavolu bus stand and has a lot of sites of religious significance.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Bikkavolu is Madhurapudi which is about 35 kms away. The Hyderabad international airport is 487 kms away.
Bikkavolu is connected to Samalkot Railway Junction (15 kms) and Anarpathi (10 kms) on the South Central Railway. There are regular trains that go to Hyderabad, Vishakhapatnam, Vijaywada and Guntur.
There are daily buses that ply to Hyderabad, Rajahmundry and other places in Andhra Pradesh. The best bus operators that include Bikkavolu in their routes are Sai Anjana Travels, Diamond Travels and Morning Star Travels. Get Volvo bus ticket booking to anywhere in India by logging on to TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking website.