Gandipalem is a small village in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The nearest major urban centres are Nellore and Kadapa at the distances of 116 km south-east and 122 km south-west respectively. It is a part of the Coastal Andhra region. Those with a quest for reserved forests and beaches along with the cuisine can try this place out.
Places to Stay
The best place for putting up in the area is the coastal city of Nellore. Some of the budget hotels which are worth trying are Simhapuri Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Pavani Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Shivam International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Surya International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) 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
Gandipalem does have exquisite places of tourist attraction. The best place in the region to see around is Nellore city. Some of the sites worth a visit are the Talpagiri Ranganadhaswamy temple, Jonnawada temple, Narasimhakonda temple and Penchalakona temple. A drive to the coast to enjoy the view of estuaries (127 km away) may also make you cheerful.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Chennai International Airport at a distance of 301 km.
The Nellore Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 113 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses pass through the village en route to different cities in the region. Apart from Nellore, buses from Prodattur and Kadapa also pass by this village. You need not worry about travelling to bus counters anymore, as you can book online bus tickets through TicketGoose.com.