Ibrahimpatnam is a small town located in the Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. It is very close to Vijaywada city. Approximate distance from Vijaywada to Ibrahimpatnam is 21 km. By road, it is a 20 to 30 minute drive. It is the mandal headquarter of Ibrahimpatnam Mandal. There are 20 villages that come under this mandal. The town has various schools and a handful of engineering colleges.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels near Ibrahimpatnam. Some of them are Udipi Sri Krishna Bhavan in Machilipatnam (Tariff – Rs. 500), Eswar Residency in Machilipatnam (Tariff- Rs. 600), Sindoori Hotel in Guntur (Tariff- Rs. 1000) and Ilapuram Hotel in Vaijaywada (Tariff- Rs. 1800)
The major language of Ibrahimpatnam is Telugu.
Krishna Pushkaran is one of the major events that takes place every 12 years. It takes place in Vijaywada. People from all around the world comes on the auspicious day to take a dip in the river, to wash away all of their sins.
Places of Interest
Although a small town, Ibrahimpatnam has few tourist attractions as well. Sightseeing of the nearby islands is done through the ferries in the Krishna river. Another recreation spot is the Hilltop guest house. It also serves as a staying place for the visitors.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to the place is Vijaywada airport. It is 38 kms from Ibrahimpatnam. Flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bangalore arrive here.
Kondapalli Rail Way Station and Rayanapad Rail Way Station are the closet stations to the town. However Vijaywada railway station, which is approximately 14 kms, is the biggest station. It connects the town to all the major cities of India.
Ibrahimpatnam is very well connected by road with NH9 passing through the town. Buses from Hyderabad, Vijaywada and Guntur connect the town. The buses available are non A.C. seater buses from Morning Star Travels. Ibrahimpatnam has its own bus station. In case you don’t have the time and energy to stand in bus counters, booking bus tickets online will help.