A small town in the West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, Pippara has become a centre with good transport facilities to surrounding areas like Tadepalligudem (11 km), Attili (7 km), Ganapavaram (9 km) and Bhimavaram (20 km). Pippara is at a distance of 245 km from Visakhapatnam, 54 km from Rajahmundry and 396 km from Hyderabad. Pippara has been mentioned in the holy Hindu texts of Tretha Yuga which indicates that Lord Rama, Sita and Laxman visited Pippara during their 14-year vanvas.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Rajamundhry which is just 54 km away from Pippara. Some of them are Jagadeeswari Residency (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Rathna Palace (Tariff – Rs. 700), Akshay Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Akanksha Inn (Tariff – Rs. 800).
The official language of Pippara is Telugu.
The important festivals of Pippara are Dussehra and Diwali.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction near Pippara. Tadepalligudem which is just 11 km away is known for its jaggery, onions and fruits markets, ancient temples and celebrations during Dussehra festival.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Pippara is the Rajahmundry Airport which is located about 54 km away from the town.
Rajahmundry railway station is at a distance of 54 km from Pippara. There are some trains that pass via Tadepalligudem which is just 11 km away from Pippara.
There are daily bus services to Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Rajahmundry. Some of the best bus operators that offer good service to passengers include Kaveri Kamakshi Travels, AGN Transports Private Limited and Sai Krishna Travels. It is easy to get a discount on bus booking by logging on to several online bus booking websites.