A small village in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur district, Kakani is 59 km away from its district headquarters. It is about 251 km from its capital city, Hyderabad. Surrounded by the picturesque Eastern Ghats, Kakani is an ideal getaway far from the madding crowd. There are several temples to visit in Kotappakonda, which is 10 km away.
Places to Stay
There are several budget hotels for tourists coming to Kakani. Some of the hotels that are worth trying out include Vijaya Residency (Tariff – Rs.393), Savera Restaurant and Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 413), Hotel Vijayasri Piduguralla (Tariff – Rs. 295).
Telugu is commonly spoken in Kakani.
Mahashivaratri in February, Holi in March-April and Diwali in October-November are some of the major festivals celebrated here.
Places of Interest
Kotappakonda Shiva Temple (10 km) and Kondaveedu Fort (42 km) are some of the major attractions. Other places of interest lie in Guntur.
How to Get There
Vijayawada Airport located at a distance of 126 km is the nearest airport from the village.
The major railhead connecting this place to other cities is the Guntur Railway Station, which is 59 km away.
Buses are available from Tirupati, Visakhapatnam and Hyderabad. Morning Star Travels and Yamani travels are some of the top operators catering to passengers in the region. Do away with standing in ticket counters and opt for online bus reservation facility instead.