Yerraguntapalli is a small village in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Kadapa at a distance of 115 km east. Travellers en route Bellary, across the border in Karnataka, can stop by at this village for refreshments. Those who love forests, wildlife, South Indian cuisine and temples can try this place out.
Places to Stay
The best place to put up for the night in the region is Kadapa. Some of the budget hotels which are worth exploring in the city are Haripriya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Haritha Budget Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Blue Diamond Hotel (tariff – Rs. 700), Ashoka Lodge Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700) and others.
The official language of the area is Telugu. Urdu is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Ugadi in March-April, Diwali in October-November, the fasting month of Ramadan as well as the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The best place in the region to see around is Tirupati (256 km away, around 4 hours’ drive) consisting of Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, Yogimallavaram Shiva Temple, Govindaraja Swamy Temple, Chandragiri Fort and the Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park (the second largest zoo park in the continent).
How to Get There
The nearest major airport in the area is the Tirupati Airport at a distance of 251 km.
Cuddapah Railway Station in Kadapa is the major railway station in the area at a distance of 117 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses ply on the roads of the area. APSRTC-run buses are the most popular here. Buses to the area are available from Kadapa, Bellary as well as Tirupati. There are a number of bus ticket booking sites like Ticketgoose.com from where you will get good offers and discounts while booking your tickets.