Chagallu is a village in Andhra Pradesh’s West Godavari District. It is also called the Chagallu Mandal and has about 10 village panchayats under it. The city nearest to Chagallu is Rajahmundry (23 km away.) Chagallu has two large industries - VVS Sugars Ltd. and the Distillery Division of Jeypore Sugars Ltd. Chagallu also has a registered Old Age Home that provides care for the elderly that operates through a trust.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Chagallu itself, there are a few budget hotels in Rajahmundry and Niddavolu. These include Anand Regency (Tariff- Rs. 1000 and above) and Dhana Laxshmi Hotel and Lodging (Tariff – Rs. 500-1000)
The official language of Brahmanagudem is Telugu. No other language is spoken here.
Chagallu celebrates the Deepavali and Navratri festivals with great enthusiasm.
Places of Interest
There are several tourist attractions in and around Chagallu. Most of these attractions are architecturally significant, the Chinchinada Bridge connects West Godavari to East Godavari and the rail cum road Bridge that connects the East and West Godavari districts. There are also several temples in the neighbouring villages.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is in Burugupudi, it is located about 40 Km from the town.
Chagallu is connected to most major towns from the Nidadovule Junction (8kms). There are trains running to Rajahmundry, Hyderabad, Vijayawada and Vishakapatnam.
There are daily bus services to Hyderabad, Rajahmundry and other places in Andhra Pradesh. The best bus operators to these areas are Sindhu Travels, Siri Travels and Kaveri Kamakshi Travels. Travellers prefer to opt for online booking of bus tickets as they can comfortably get their tickets from the confines of their homes or offices.