Chatrai is a town that is located in the Chatrai mandal of the Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh. It is famous for the ancient temple of Sivalayam. Nuzvid, Arugolanu Peta, Eluru, Janardhanavaram, Vijayawada and Chanubanda are some of the cities and villages that lie near Chatrai. It is bound by the mandals of Vissannapet, Lingapalem , Chintalapudi and Reddigudem. It lies on the border of the Krishna and the western- Godavari districts.
Places to Stay
Chatrai has plenty of budget-friendly hotels for its visitors. Some of them include Hotel Dwaraka Paradise (Tariff - Rs. 1000), Grand Krishna Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 1000) and Surabi International Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 1000.)
Telugu is the official language that is spoken in Chatrai. English and Hindi are also spoken here.
The Sivalayam Tirunala festival is one of the most popular in the region and is held in the region of Chatrai during the month of May.
Places of Interest
The tourist attractions that lie nearby are Vijayawada (65 km), Amaravathi (78 km), Bhadrachalam (84 km), Khammam (90 km), Papi Kondalu (97 km), Nuzvid (24 km), Hanuman Junction (46 km) and Eluru (46 km.)
How to Get There
The Vijayawada airport is the nearest to Chatrai and is located 57 km away.
The Vatlur railway station is the nearest station and is located 42 km from Chatrai.
Chatrai is well-connected to the towns of Nuzvid, Eluru and Vijayawada (that lie nearby.) Many buses run from these cities to Chatrai on a regular basis. Popular bus operators in this region include SVR Tours & Travels, J.K.Travels and KP Travels. Bus ticket booking has become very convenient with online bus reservation facility.