Nandivelgu is a small village in the Tenali mandal in Andhra Pradesh and is part of the Guntur district. Its neighbours are Tenali (5 km), Guntur (30 km), and Vijayawada (45 km). Nandivelgu’s name is derived from Nandi (Holy Bullock) and Velugu (light of diamonds), a Nandi encrusted with precious diamonds. Nandivelgu is a small village with a history going beyond 6000 years and is a prime example of traditional customs and culture of Andhra Pradesh.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Nandivelgu, nearby Guntur has a number of hotel options. These include Hotel Grand Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel K&M International (Tariff – Rs. 1000)
The official language of Nandivelgu is Telugu.
Navratri, Dussehra, and Makar Sankranthi are celebrated here annually.
Places of Interest
The Kanaka Durga temple- a famous local deity believed to be about 6000 years old, and the Anjaneya temple- said to be about 1100 years old, are major attractions here. An old house, constructed using eggs and cements, is also worth a visit.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Nandivelgu is in Vijayawada (45 km).
The nearest railway station to Nandivelgu is in Tenali (5 km) - a major railway stop for all South-Central line trains in India.
There are daily bus services to Hyderabad and other places in Andhra Pradesh. The best bus operators that offer good experience to passengers are SRKT Travels, Morning Star Travels, SVR Travels, and NCM Travels. Get your tickets from online bus ticket booking sites like Ticketgoose.com and travel tension free.