A coastal village, Penduru, is a favourite getaway for the tourists. This village, situated in Bantumilli of Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh, is 82.4 km away from Krishna and 368 km from its capital, Hyderabad. Some of the cities that surround Penduru are Machilipatnam, Pedana, Bhimavaram, and Gudivada. As it shares a close proximity with these cities it has several beaches to explore.
Places to Stay
As Penduru is a small village, there are no hotels in this area. However, there are some good budget hotels in Machilipatnam which is located 30 km away from Penduru. The hotels found here are Eswar Residency (Tariff – Rs.900), Vijaya Raghava Residency (Tariff – Rs.420), Peacock Lodge and Residency (Tariff – Rs.350), and Indrabhavan Hotel (Tariff – Rs.200).
The people of Penduru speak in Telugu.
The important festivals celebrated in Penduru are Pongal and Makar Sankranti held in January, Maha Shivratri in February-March, Holi in March, Ugadi during March-April and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are many beaches around Penduru, which are worth exploring. Several places of interest are in Machilipatnam, China Pandraka which is 3.3 km away from Penduru, and Bantumilli within 3 km from this village.
How to Get There
Penduru is 84 km away from the nearest airport, located in Vijayawada.
Penduru does not have a railway station of its own. Vadlamannadu Railway Station is the nearest railway station located 29 km away from Penduru.
Regular state-run and private buses ply from Machilipatnam and Pedana, its two nearby cities. There are daily private Volvo buses from Hyderabad to this village. You can book bus online from various bus booking websites.