Morthad is a village and a mandal in Andhra Pradesh. It is situated in the Nizamabad district, which is the second-least populous district in Andhra Pradesh. Morthad belongs to the controversial Telangana region and has 17 other villages under its mandal. The nearest major city to Morthad is Nizamabad (49 km) and Karimnagar (122 km). Morthad is an agrarian and localized economy.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Morthad, there are a few budget hotels in neighbouring east Godavari district. They are: GVS Residency (Tariff – Rs. 501), Suryanarayana Murthy Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 501) and Gayatri Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official language of Morthad is Telugu. A smattering of English is spoken here in the schools.
The important festivals celebrated in Morthad are Deepavali, Dussehra, Eid-ul-Fitr, and Ramzan.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Morthad. Pochampad Dam (49 km) which is on the Hyderabad- Nizamsagar Road and Ali Sagar reservoir (62 km)-a beautiful picnic spot, are some places to visit. There are many forts in the area as well temples of religious interest that can be explored here.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Morthad is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad (198 km).
Morthad is connected via Nizamabad Railway station to the rest of Andhra Pradesh and beyond.
There are daily bus services to Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, and other destinations in Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. The best bus operator that offers good experience for passengers is Orange Tours and Travels. Bus booking online facility enables travellers to get to popular destinations without any hassle.