Pekeru is a small village in the Iragavaram Mandal in west Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. It is located 79 km towards east from district headquarters Eluru, 4 km from Iragavaram, and 415 km from state capital Hyderabad. Tanuku, Kothapeta, Palacole, and Mandapeta are the nearby cities to Pekeru.Total area of Pekeru is 521 hectares.
Places to Stay
There are a few good budget hotels in Pekeru. Some of them are Chandan Hotel, Dwarka Hotel, and Hotel Anand Regency.
The official language of Pekeru is Telugu.
The important festivals of Kaikaram are Ugadi-which is held every year in the month of March- April, Atla Tadde celebrated on 3rd day in bright half of Aswiyuja month (falls in September/October), Deepavali and Bathukamma.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Pekeru. Some of the places include Konaseema ( 16 km), Rajahmundry (38 km), Kakinada (68 km), Machelipatnam (96 km), and Papi Kondalu (102 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kaikaram is the Rajahmundry Airport in Rajahmundry (66 km).
Pekeru is well connected with Velpuru Rail Way Station. It is located about 10 km away from the town.
There are daily bus services from Pekeru to Eluru, Hyderabad, and Iragavaram. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Southern Travels Pvt Ltd, Shree Khurana Travelsn, Kesari Tours Private Limited, and Atluri Travels. Volvo bus booking through bus booking websites like TicketGoose.com is very convenient.