Reddypalem is a small village in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The nearby major urban agglomerations are the cities of Guntur and Vijayawada at distances of 78 km and 117 km to the north-east respectively. The closest urban hub is Ongole at a distance of 47 km south. Those with an enthusiasm for South Indian temples, cuisine and landscape can visit this place.
Places to Stay
The best place for putting up in the region is Ongole. Some of the budget hotels which are worth trying are Namaskar International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Apsara Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400), Hotel Taste (Tariff – Rs. 1,300), Ramya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1,200) among others.
The official language of the area is Telugu.
The important festivals celebrated are Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
One can visit the Nallamala Forest, located at a distance of 150 km west of the village. Some of the places which are worth visiting in Vijayawada are Kanaka Durga Temple, Undavalli Caves, the picturesque Prakasam Barrage, Moghalrajpuram Caves, Bhavani Island, Hazratbal Mosque and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Tirupati Airport at a distance of 300 km.
Ongole Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 49 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses pass through the village en route to different cities in the region. Orange Travels and Kesineni Travels are among the popular private bus operators. Buses to the village are available from Ongole, Vijayawada as well as Guntur. While booking your tickets online, look out for bus booking offer that many bus booking portals provide.