A village in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district, Velicheru lies on the East of river Gowthami and on the West of river Vasista. The village is very scenic with beautiful flower gardens all around. There is not much to see in the village, but it is close to Rajahmundry, which has several tourist attractions.
Places to Stay
Hotels are very basic in Velicheru. But Rajahmundry, which is about 12 km from this village, has a number of options that you can choose from. Some of them include Vishnavi Hotel (Tariff –Rs.500), Akshay Residency (Tariff –Rs.600) and Surya Hotel (Tariff –Rs.600).
Telugu is the official language of Velicheru.
Mahashivaratri in February, Holi in March-April and Diwali in October-November are some of the major festivals celebrated here.
Places of Interest
There might be nothing much to see in Velicheru, but due to its proximity to Nidadavole (10 km), Rajahmundry (12 km), Tunuku (17 km) and Kowur (17 km) there are many places to visit, which are of tourists interest.
How to Get There
Rajahmundry airport (29 km) is the nearest to the village.
Rajahmundry railway station (16 km) is the major rail head connecting this place to other cities.
The nearest bus stands from this village are in Vemagiri (15 km) and Kadiyam (17.3 km). Several private as well as state-run buses travel on this route. You need not worry about travelling to bus counters anymore, as you can book online bus tickets through TicketGoose.com.