Vankayalapadu is a small hamlet in the Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh. It is situated 45 km away from Ongole and 293 km from Hyderabad. Vankayalapadu is surrounded by many villages. Chirala and Martur are some of the nearby cities to Vankayalapadu, out of which Chirala is well known for its textile business. Road and rail are the convenient options to reach Vankayalapadu.
Places to Stay
Vankayalapadu is a small village and hence does not have many hotels nearby. However, local home stays are available. Few budget hotels such as Sai Krishna Residency (Tariff - Rs. 700) are located in the Chirala district situated nearby.
The official language of Vankayalapadu is Telugu. The alternative languages spoken are Tamil and Kannada.
Some of the major local festivals of Vankayalapadu include Sankranthi in January, Ramzan in June, Dussehra in October, and Christmas in December.
Places of Interest
Chirala Beach (28 km) and Sree Madana Gopala Swamy Temple (27 km) are some famous tourist spots situated near Vankayalapadu.
How to Get There
Vijayawada Airport (110 km) is the nearest airport to Vankayalapadu.
Chirala Railway Station (27 km) is the nearest railway station to Vankayalapadu.
Vankayalapadu is connected through various bus operators to places such as Hyderabad, Vijayawada, and Nellore districts. Meghana Travels, Morning Star Travels, Sandhya Travels, Kaveri Kamakshi Travels, and Sai Anjana Travels are few good bus operators connecting to Vankayalapadu at affordable bus tariffs. Ticketgoose.com provides a number of online bus ticket booking offers from time to time.