Rachuru is located in the West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. The Godavari River flows at a distance of 233 km north. It is 47 km away from its district headquarters and the nearest tourist hub, Eluru. Tadepalligudem, which is 24 km away, is the nearest city from this village.
Places to Stay
Rachuru might not have many budget hotels. However, some of the budget hotels based in Eluru are Manya Guestline (Tariff-Rs.500), Hotel Nandini Palace (Tariff-Rs.400) and MRD Palace (Tariff-Rs.400).
Telugu is the official language of this region.
Some of the important festivals celebrated here are Makar Sankranti in January, Ugadi in April, Vinayaka Chaturthi in September and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
For sightseeing, one has to travel to Eluru. Some of the major attractions here are Sri Markandeswara Swamy Temple, Venkateswara Swami Temple, Vidyanagar Sai Baba Temple, Kolleru Lake, Kollery Bird Santuary and Eluru Ashram.
How to Get There
Rajahmundry Airport based at a distance of 71 km is the nearest major airport.
Unguturu Railway Station at a distance of 5 km is the closest from Rachuru.
Along with state buses, there are a number of private buses plying to and fro this region. Sai Krishna Travels and Basavi Travels are the private operators which run its buses to this village. Online booking of bus tickets have made ticket booking very convenient.