A small hamlet in Andhra Pradesh’s Anantapur district, Somandepalle is only 50 km away from Dharmavaram, which is renowned for its silk saris. This village is a part of Rayalaseema region. Its nearby cities are Hindupur (26 km) and Madhugiri (64 km). Tourists visiting Somandepalle can make a trip to Dharmavaram and shop for handloom silk saris at affordable rates.
Places to Stay
Somandepalle does not have any accommodation facilities, but Anantapur, which is 79 km away, has a number of reasonable hotels for tourists. Some of the hotels worth trying are Amaravathi Hotei (Tariff –Rs. 900), Sapthagiri Hotel (Tariff –Rs.1,000) and SRS Regency Hotel (Tariff –Rs.1,000).
Telugu and Urdu are widely spoken in Somandepalle.
Pongal in January, Puthandu in April, Navaratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November are some of the important festivals celebrated in Somandepalle.
Places of Interest
Somandepalle has several places of tourist interest nearby, including Lepakshi (42 km), Puttaparthi (48 km) and Dharmavaram (50 km).
How to Get There
The closest airport from here is in Bangalore, which is located 139 km away.
Malugur railway station, which is 19 km from the village, is the nearest one. However, the major rail head connecting this place to other cities is the Bangalore City railway station, which is 133 km away.
There are buses from Bangalore, Tumkur, Anantapur and Dharmavaram. Pavit Travels and KGNTravels are some of the top operators that cater to passengers on this route. Utilising the bus ticket coupon while booking your tickets can save you a lot of money.