Kuchipudi, a village in Andhra Pradesh’s Nalgonda district, lies near River Krishna. This village is surrounded by natural lakes making it a desirable area to visit and relax. Kuchipudi is located on the border of Khammam and Nalgonda. Some of the cities that surround this village are Miryalaguda, Jaggaiahpet, Khammam and Kodad.
Places to Stay
Kuchipudi, being a small village, does not provide lodging facilities for its visitors. Machilipatnam, which is 29 km away, provides budget accommodation. These budget hotels are Eswar Residency (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Peacock Lodge and Residency (Tariff – Rs.350) and Prasanth Lodge (Tariff – Rs.400).
The official language spoken in Kuchipudi is Telugu.
The most celebrated festivals in Kuchipudi are Sankranti in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Ugadi in March, Vinayaka Chaviti in August-September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a few places of interest in Kuchipudi. Tourist attractions around this village are Vakkalagadda (14 km), Sri Hanuman Temple (2 km), Machilipatnam (29 km), Rayavaram (22 km), Noble Parish (29 km) and Panduranga Swamy Temple (31 km) away from Kuchipudi.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Vijayawada Airport, located 48 km away from Kuchipudi.
There is no railway station in Kuchipudi. The nearest railway station is in Machilipatnam, which is 28 km away from Kuchipudi.
There are regular state-run and private buses to Kuchipudi from neighbouring cities and towns. Morning Star Travels and RP Travels ply their buses from Hyderabad to Kuchipudi. Discounted bus tickets are available on a number of travel websites like TicketGoose.com.