An industrial centre situated near the banks of a tributary of Penna River, Chilamkur is located in the Yerraguntla mandal in the Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh. This town is located 9 km from Yerraguntla, 51 km from Kadapa, and 356 km from Hyderabad. Chilamkur has an ancient Shiva temple which is recognized by the Archeological Department.
Places to Stay
Chilamkur has some basic hotels but there are good budget hotels in nearby Kadapa. Some of them are Haripriya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Haritha Budget Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Blue Diamond Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400), and Ashoka Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 300).
The official language of Chilamkuris Telugu.
The important festivals of Chilamkur are the Pongal, Ganesh Chaturthi, and Dassera.
Places of Interest
Chilamkur has several ancient as well as new temples which are worth visiting. Some of the places nearby include Kadapa (51 km), Ongole (33 km), Kandukur (40 km) and Marripudi (14 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Chilamkur is the Tirupati Airport. It is located about 171 km away from the town.
The nearest railway stations to Chilamkur are Kalamalla located 6 km away and Yerraguntla railway station located 9 km away. However Tirupati railway station is the major station near Chilamkur located 171 km away.
There are daily bus services to Vijayawada, Yerraguntla, Proddatur, Jammalamadugu, Kadapa, Veerapanayani Palle, Muddanur, Kalamalla, Thondur, Penikala Padu, Icl Colony, and V Raghavapuram. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Veera Travels, Indu Travels, Diwakar Travels, and Reddy Express. You can opt for online bus booking and travel with ease.