Koilkuntla, a town in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool district, got its name KovelaKuntla from Kovela, a dancer in the area. It was later named Koilkuntla. State Highways 27 and 28 pass through this town. There are many lakes surrounding this town. Some of the nearby cities include Bethamcherla, Banganapalle, Nandyal and Chapirevula.
Places to Stay
There are no accommodation facilities in Koilkuntla. Kurnool, which is around 88 km away provide good budget hotels. These hotels are Haritha Hotel Ahobilam (Tariff – Rs.720), Kanchani Deluxe Lodge (Tariff – Rs.438) and Haritha Hotel Mahanandi (Tariff – Rs.410).
The official language spoken in Koilkuntla is Telugu.
The most celebrated festivals in Koilkuntla are Makar Sankranti in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Ugadi in March, Vinayaka Chaturthi in August-September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
Koilkuntla has got few interesting places to visit in its vicinity. These places include Owk Reservoir (35 km), Mukkamalla (11 km), Nandyal (37 km) and Banaganapalli (14 km) away from Koilkuntla.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Tirupati Airport, which is around 249 km away from Koilkuntla.
Koilkuntla Railway Station is within a radius of 2-km from the main town, connecting the town to major cities and states.
Frequent buses connect the town of Koilkuntla to other nearby cities and towns. Private bus operators like Indu Travels, AR & BCVR Travels and Balagangadhara Travels run buses daily from Hyderabad to Koilkuntla. Avail of bus ticket booking coupons through Ticketgoose.com and save your money when you travel.