Situated in Andhra Pradesh, Korukollu is a small farming village at a distance of about 80 kms from Vijaywada. Paddy is the main crop cultivated in this village, although in recent times there have been attempts made to reduce the economy’s dependence on farming. Auxiliary businesses to support agriculture have been growing in Korukollu.
Places to Stay
There are budget hotels in the neighbouring towns of Kaikaluru situated around 15 kms away. Padmavati Hotel (Tariff – Rs.500) is one such good option.
Telugu is the official language of Korukollu.
Karthika Mahotsavam at Ayyappa Temple in the month of October.
Places of Interest
There are a number of temples in this small village that are worth a visit. Ayyappa Swamy Temple, Venkateshwara Swamy Temple, Ballamma Temple, Ramalayam Temple and Sitarama Temple are some of them. Korukollu Water Tank and its surrounding green areas are also popular.
How to Get There
The nearest aiport to Korukollu is the Vijayawada Aiport situated 48 kms away.
The Kaikalur Railway Station is the closest one (about 12 kms away) that connects Korukollu to Vijayawada and Hyderabad with daily services.
APSRTC (Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation) runs daily services to and from Korukollu. There are also private operators like Meghna Travels and Kaveri Kamakshi Travels that operate reliable services out of the main bus stand located 13 kms away. Volvo bus booking through online bus ticket booking website like Ticketgoose.com is the most preferred choice of travellers.