Ganapavaram is a town in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Those with an enthusiasm for temples, holy rivers and traditional cuisine must visit this place for a memorable experience. The town is a part of the West Godavari district. The major nearby urban agglomeration is Eluru at a distance of 69 km west. The Bay of Bengal coast is located 40 km south of the town.
Places to Stay
Some of the budget options which are worth a try in Eluru are Manya Guestline (Tariff – Rs. 700), Madhulata Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Vasantha Mahal Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Krishna Chaitanyam Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700) among others.
The official language of the area is Telugu.
The important festivals celebrated are Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Temples worth a visit in the town are Lord Suverneswara Temple, Dandu Maramma Temple, Saibaba temple, Anjaneya swamy temple, Sivalayam and others. Some of the places worth visiting in Eluru are Dwarka Tirumala and the CSI Church besides other temples and places of worship. Some of the places which are worth visiting in Rajahmundry (67 km away) are Gowthami Ghat, Godavari Bund, Venkateshwara Swamy Temple, Sir Arthur Cotton Museum, a boat ride across the river Godavari and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Rajahmundry Airport at a distance of 78 km.
Eluru Railway Station is the major railway station close by at a distance of 65 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses connect the village to different cities in the region. You can get buses to the city from Eluru as well as Rajahmundry. Volvo bus service is available to any popular tourist destinations across India.