Machavaram is a village that is situated in Andhra Pradesh. It belongs to the district of Guntur which is at a distance of 38 km from the district headquarters. This is not to be confused with the other Machavaram in Guntur which is a city that is located about 76 km away. The Machavaram village is part of a region which is well-known for its chilly, cotton and tobacco production.
Places to Stay
Guntur is the closest town and there are a large number of budget-friendly hotels to choose from in this area. Some of them are Hotel Nanduri Regency (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Sindoori (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Vajram’s Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Sree Lakshmi Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Central Inn Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500.)
The official language of Machavaram is Telugu. Hindi is also spoken here.
Pongal and Ugadi are the important festivals that are celebrated here. Pongal is celebrated as a harvest festival in mid-January and Ugadi is the Andhra New Year and falls in April.
Places of Interest
There are a number of tourist attractions about 200-250 km away from Manchavaram. The Kondaveedu Fort and the ancient relics of Amravathi, the Suryalanka beach and the Ethipothala Falls are some of these attractions.
How to Get There
The airport nearest to Machavaram is the Vijaywada airport. It is located 70 km away.
The Guntur Junction is the nearest major station that connects Machavaram to important cities in the region. It is located 36 km away from the village.
Diwakar Travels, Rajesh Travels and Moonlight Travels are some of the reliable operators in the region. To get discounted bus tickets you will have to book your tickets in advance.