Pandita Villuru is a village in the West Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Rajahmundry, across the mighty Godavari river, at a distance of 64 km. Those interested in South Indian cuisine, temples and water bodies must visit this place.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels near Pandita Villuru. Some of them are Vishnavi Hotel, Rajahmundry (Tariff – Rs. 500 onwards), Chandralok Hotel, Rajahmundry (Tariff – Rs. 500 onwards), Akshay Residency, Rajahmundry (Tariff – Rs. 600 onwards) and Sridevi Lodge, Konaseema (Tariff – Rs. 300 onwards).
The official language of the area is Telugu. The co-official languages are Urdu and Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Ugadi in March-April and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The village does not have any specific places of tourist attraction. However, some of the places which are worth visiting in Rajahmundry are Gowthami Ghat, Godavari Bund, Venkateshwara Swamy Temple, Sir Arthur Cotton Museum, a boat ride across the river Godavari and others. In Eluru, the places which are worth visiting are the Dwarka Tirumala and the CSI Church besides other temples and places of worship.
How to Get There
Rajahmundry Airport at a distance of 79 km is the nearest airport to Pandita Villuru.
Rajahmundry Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 57 km.
There are daily services from Marteru APSRTC (Andhra Pradesh State Road Transportation) Bus Station, Siddhantam APSRTC Bus Station, Palakollu APSRTC Bus Station to Pandita Villuru. Model Tours and Travels is a good bus operator that offers good services. Utilising the bus ticket coupon while booking your tickets can save you a lot of money.