Peleru is a village in Ongole of Prakasam district, Andhra Pradesh. This locality has many ponds and lakes surrounding it. Its district headquarters, Prakasam, is 80 km away and Hyderabad, its capital city, is about 328 km away. Areas around Peleru are Santhanuthala Padu, Tangutur, Zarugumilli and Kotha Patnam. Cities in the near vicinity include Ongole, Kavali, Chirala and Kandukur.
Places to Stay
Peleru does not have good hotels in the village. Good budget hotels are available in Ongole. Some of them are Mohan Lodge (Tariff – Rs.545), Hotel Narayana Palace (Tariff – Rs.897), Annapurna Palace Lodge (Tariff – Rs.876), and Mayuri Lodge (Tariff – Rs.393).
The official language spoken in Peleru is Telugu.
The most important festivals in Peleru are Makar Sankranti held in January, Maha Shivratri celebrated during February-March, Holi in March, Ugadi during March-April and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
Peluru has several places of interest for tourists, including the Pelluru Pond, Agraharam Lake, and Vengamukkalpalem Lake. Other attractions are Ongole (6 km), Tangutur (19 km) and the Chennakesava Swamy Temple, which is 1 km away from Ongole.
How to Get There
Vijayawada Airport, located 173 km away is the nearest airport from Peleru.
There are no railway stations in Peleru. The nearest railway station, Surareddy Palem Railway Station, is 6.2 km away from Peleru.
Peleru is well connected through a network of roads. There are daily Volvo buses from major cities to this village. Today Volvo bus service has become very popular amongst travellers across India.