Tekkali is a village in Nellimarla Mandal of Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh. It is famous for its temples located around the vicinity. It is 119 km from Vizianagaram and 746 km from its capital city, Hyderabad. Tekkali is surrounded by Bondapalle, Vizianagaram, Denkada, and Gurla. Nearby cities are Salur, Rajam, Vizianagaram, and Bheemunipatnam. It is located near National Highway 5 and connects Vizag.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels in Tekkali, as it is small region. One can find affordable hotels in Vizianagaram (119 km) from Tekkali. They are Balaji Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Vytla Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Ajanta Hotel (Tariff – Rs.600), and Aroma Hotel (Tariff – Rs.800).
The official language of Tekkali is Telugu.
Main festivals here are Maha Shivratri celebrated during February-March, Ugadi during March-April, Krishna Ashtami held during August- September, and Diwali celebrated during October-November.
Places of Interest
One can visit the temples located within Tekkali; they are famous for their architectural style. Other famous temples are in Jayakrishnapuram (1 km), Jiyyannapeta (5 km) from Tekkali; and Telineelapuram (5.4 km) from Tekkali is well known for its bird sanctuary.
How to Get There
Visakhapatnam Airport is located 163 km from Tekkali.
Tekkali railway station is within 1 km from the main center.
Tekkali is well connected by buses which start from Vizianagaram. If you are booking bus tickets online check out for discount codes at Ticketgoose.com.