Kapileswarapuram, a village in Andhra Pradesh’s Krishna district, got its name from Kapileswara Gajapathi, who ruled the area earlier. Situated about 448 km away from its capital city, Hyderabad, Kapileswarapuram’s major attraction is the Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary, which is located 48 km away. River Godavari passes through this village. Some of its nearby cities include Rajahmundry (42 km), Kakinada (54 km) and Bhimavaram (91 km).
Places to Stay
There are several budget hotels in Kapileswarapuram. Some of the hotels worth staying are Sreenivas Hotel (Tariff – Rs.835), Sri Balaji Hotel (Tariff – Rs.491), Santosh Hotel (Tariff – Rs.568) and Hotel Abhiram Palace (Tariff – Rs.618).
Telugu is the official language of Kapileswarapuram
Pongal in January, Ugadi in March-April, Navaratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November are celebrated in a grand manner in the village.
Places of Interest
Apart from the Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary (48 km), there are several places to visit in and around the village. Kotipalli (15 km) and Ravulapalem (20 km) are some of the attractions nearby. Other places of interest lie in Rajahmundry and Kakinada.
How to Get There
Vijayawada Airport, which is located 162km away, is the nearest airport from here.
The major railhead connecting this place to other cities is the Kakinada Town Railway Station at a distance of 54 km.
Buses are available from Kakinada, Hyderabad and Vijayawada. Apart from RP Travels, state-run buses cater to passengers travelling on this route. Browse through several bus booking portals and avail of cheapest bus tickets.