Chagalamarri is a small town in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The nearest major urban agglomerations are Kadapa and Proadattur at the distances of 66 km south-east and 32 km south. The town is located just 5 km west of the picturesque Allagadda Forest Reserve. One can always stop by at the village en route to Kurnool from Kadapa in order to explore.
Places to Stay
The town does not have proper lodging facilities to accommodate guests and tourists. Some of the budget hotels which are worth exploring in Kadapa are Haripriya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Haritha Budget Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Blue Diamond Hotel (tariff – Rs. 700), Ashoka Lodge Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700) and 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 best place in the region to see around is Tirupati (206 km south-east) consisting of Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, Yogimallavaram Shiva Temple, Govindaraja Swamy Temple, Chandragiri Fort and the Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park (the second largest zoo park in the continent).
How to Get There
The nearest major airport is the Tirupati Airport at a distance of 201 km.
Cuddapah Railway Station is the major railway station in the area at a distance of 67 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses ply on the roads of the area. APSRTC-run buses are the most popular here. Buses to the area are available from Kadapa as well as Kurnool. Plan your vacation in advance and book online to get discounts on bus tickets