A village that comes under the Kadiam mandal, in the East Godavari district, 53 km west of Kakinada and 415 km off Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh is Vemagiri. Breathtaking views surround this place attracting tourists all year through. It is a charming village by itself and some of India’s best nurseries can be seen in Vemagiri.
Places to Stay
Vemagiri has lodges that one can bunk in. There are hotels in Rajahmundry (11 km away) like Shelton Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 2950). River Bay Hotel is 15 km away from Rajahmundry Airport (Tariff – Rs. 4000 approx.).
Telugu is the official language of the region.
Some of the festivals that are celebrated every year are Diwali, Dussehra and Ugadi. The whole village comes together to celebrate the festivals with much enthusiasm.
Places of Interest
Sri Kondalamma Temple and Shivalayam Temple are on a hill top with great panoramic views. At a distance of 60 km, one reaches Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary, known for its endangered species and its mangroves.
How to Get There
At a distance of about 50 km is the Vishakhapatnam Airport, which is the closest airport to Vemagiri.
The nearest railway stations are Kadiyan Railway Station and Rajahmundry Railway Station.
There many bus operators connecting Vemagiri to many major towns and cities. Utilising a bus ticket booking coupon can save your money when you buy your tickets.