Lakkavaram, a village in Andhra Pradesh’s Prakasam district, is surrounded by a rugged terrain and numerous lakes. The Gundlakamma Reservoir is located near this village. There are lush green fields that welcome you as you pass through this village. Some of the nearby cities include Ongole, Vinukonda, Markapur and Kandukur.
Places to Stay
Lakkavaram does not have any hotel facilities. Those travelling to Lakkavaram can book hotels in Markapur, which is 76 km away from Lakkavaram. One such comfortable budget hotel is Haritha Dornala Highway Resort (Tariff – Rs.427).
The official language spoken in Lakkavaram is Telugu.
The most celebrated festivals in Lakkavaram are Makar Sankranti in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Ugadi in March, Varalakshmi Vratam in August, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a few places of interest in and around Lakkavaram. These attractions are Ramathertam Sagar (9 km), Gundlakamma Reservoir (37 km), Addanki (29 km), Ramateerdam Kondalu (8 km) and Gonugunta (25 km) away from Lakkavaram.
How to Get There
Vijayawada Airport is the nearest airport, being 166 km away from Lakkavaram.
There is no railway station in Lakkavaram. Vinukonda Railway Station is the nearest railway station which is 48 km away from Lakkavaram.
Lakkavaram is frequented by state-run and private buses that connect the village to nearby cities and towns. Private bus operators such as Kaveri Kamakshi Travels, Sai Anjana Travels, Sindhu Travels and Sai Venkataramana Travels run Volvo A/C buses daily from Hyderabad to Lakkavaram. Booking bus tickets through Ticketgoose is the easiest mode to buy your tickets.