A village in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district, Katavaram is located 61 km west from district headquarters Kakinada. It has a distance of 407 km from state capital Hyderabad. Rajahmundry, Kovvur, Mandapeta and Kovvur are the nearby cities of Katavaram.
Places to Stay
There are hotels nearby Katavaram located in Kovvur such as Hotel Vijay Vihar (11 km from Katavaram) (Tariff – Rs. 500 to 1000). A few other hotels are in Rajahmundry (16 km from Katavaram) such as La Hospin Hotel and Resort Pvt. Ltd. (Tariff – Rs. 1000 onwards).
The language spoken in Katavaram is Telugu. Hindi is the secondary language.
The festivals celebrated in Katavaram are Ram Navami, Nagula Chavithi, Ugadi and Vinayak Chaturthi.
Places of Interest
Duddukuru is a combination of magnificent landscapes, lavishing coconut grooves, artistic temples and architectural tourist destinations. Rajahmundry (14 km away) includes Sri Gowthami Grandhalayam, Draksharamam Temple and Sri Arthur Cotton Museum. Kakinada (58 km away) includes Kakinada Port, Coringa Sanctuary and Daksharamam.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Rajahmundry Airport which is 8 km away from Katavaram.
There is no railway station close to Katavaram in less than 10 km. However, there is a railway station from nearby town Rajahmundry at a distance of 16 km. Puri Garib Rath (22884), Seshadri Express (17209) and Coromandal Express (12841) are a few trains that run to Bangalore and Chennai.
Kovvur and Tallapudi are the nearby APSRTC (Andhra Pradesh State Road Transportation) bus stations running buses at regular intervals from major cities to here. Many private bus services like Diamond Travels, Morning Star Travels (Katavaram to Hyderabad) provide deluxe sleeper, Volvo, AC and semi-deluxe buses to Hyderabad, Rajahmundry and Vijaywada. Avail of a bus ticket discount coupon from Ticketgoose when you book your tickets online.