Cherukupalli is the name of a small village in the Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. It is located at a distance of 103 km from the district headquarters of Guntur, and 72 km from the major urban hub of the region, Vijayawada. The Bay of Bengal Coast is just half an hour’s drive from the village. One can always stop by in the village in order to grab a bite of the traditional Andhra cuisine.
Places to Stay
The best and reputed places of lodging in the area are located in the city of Vijayawada across the Krishna river. Some of the budget hotels worth trying are Hotel Sri Krishna Residency (Tariff – Rs. 700), Haritha Berm Park (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Grand Residence (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and Green Valley Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of Cherukupalli is Telugu.
The important festivals celebrated are Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Ugadi in March-April and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Some of the places which are worth visiting in and around Cherukupalli are in Vijayawada, including Kanaka Durga Temple, Undavalli Caves, the picturesque Prakasam Barrage, Moghalrajpuram Caves, Bhavani Island, Hazratbal Mosque and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airports are the Vijayawada and the Rajahmundry Airports at distances of 88 km and 235 km respectively.
The Vijayawada Junction Railway Station is the nearest biggest railway station at a distance of 73 km.
State transport buses as well as private buses connect the village to different cities in the region. Some of the private operators active are SRM Travels and Kesineni Travels. Get discount coupons for bus tickets to your favourite holiday destination by logging on to travel websites like Ticketgoose.com.