GV Satram is a small village in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a part of the Rayalseema region of the state. The nearest major urban agglomeration is Kadapa at a distance of 72 km north. The village lies adjacent to the Sri Venkateswara National Park. The pilgrimage town of Tirupati is also close by at a distance of 132 km south-east of the village.
Places to Stay
The village lags behind when it comes to lodging facilities. Some of the budget hotels which are worth exploring in Kadapa are Haripriya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Haritha Budget Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Blue Diamond Hotel (tariff – Rs. 700), Ashoka Lodge Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700) and 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
The best place in the region to see around is Tirupati consisting of Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, Yogimallavaram Shiva Temple, Govindaraja Swamy Temple, Chandragiri Fort and the Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park (the second largest zoo park in the continent).
How to Get There
The nearest major airport is the Tirupati Airport at a distance of 126 km.
Cuddapah Railway Station is the major railway station in the area at a distance of 72 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses ply on the roads of the area. APSRTC-run buses are the most popular here. Buses to the area are available from Kadapa as well as Tirupati. TicketGoose.com offers online bus booking in India to travellers visiting more than 4,000 destinations.