Kotha Kaluva is a small village in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The nearest major urban agglomerations close-by are the cities of Guntur and Vijayawada at distances of 128 km and 90 km respectively. The Bay of Bengal coast is not too far either and lies at a distance of 40 km south, in the midst of an estuary.
Places to Stay
The best and reputed places of lodging in the area are located in the city of Vijayawada across the Krishna river. Some of the budget hotels worth trying are Hotel Sri Krishna Residency (Tariff – Rs. 700), Haritha Berm Park (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Grand Residence (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and Green Valley Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of the area is Telugu. Urdu is also understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Ugadi in March-April and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Some of the places which are worth visiting in Vijayawada are Kanaka Durga Temple, Undavalli Caves, the picturesque Prakasam Barrage, Moghalrajpuram Caves, Bhavani Island, Hazratbal Mosque and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Vijayawada Airport at a distance of 86 km.
The Vijayawada Junction Railway Station is the nearest biggest railway station at a distance of 94 km.
State transport buses as well as private buses connect the village to different cities in the region. Some of the private operators active are SRM Travels and Kesineni Travels. Buses are available from both Guntur and Vijayawada. If you are booking bus tickets for your journey, book online and travel without any tension.