Kankipadu is a small village in the Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. The cities near to Kankipadu are Vijayawada (17 km) and Krishna (26 km). Kankipadu has 22 village panchayats under it. It is primarily an agrarian economy. Kankipadu is centrally located to Vijayawada, which is one of the fastest-growing cities in India.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Kankipadu, nearby Vijayawada offers a number of good budget hotel options. Hotel Nagamani (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Grand Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000) are two of these.
The official language of Kankipadu is Telugu.
Ganesh Chaturti, Navratri, and Deepavali during the Karthika masam in October-November are celebrated with great pomp in Kankipadu.
Places of Interest
The Kanaka Durga temple and Tirumala Venkateswara Swamy temple are two places of significant religious importance to Hindus here. Bandar Port, Kondapalli Qila, Ghantasala, and Gandhi Hill in nearby Krishna are other attractions of historical significance.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kankipadu is the Vijayawada Airport (17 km).
The nearest railway station to Kankipadu is in Vijayawada (17 km). Almost 200 trains from all over India stop here, connecting Kankipadu to the rest of Andhra Pradesh and beyond.
There are daily bus services to Hyderabad and other places in Andhra Pradesh. The best bus operators that offer good experience to passengers are RP Tarvels, Sai Venkataraman Travels, and Sri Atulri Travels. Ticketgoose.com provides a number of bus ticket offers for its customers. Look out for them when you book your tickets online.