Adda Road is a rural bus stop in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a part of the Guntur district in the Coastal Andhra region. Those headed to the Nallamala Forest in the state from Vijayawada can stop by at this place. The nearest major urban agglomeration is Vijayawada, across the Krishna river at a distance of 143 km north-east.
Places to Stay
The best and reputed places of lodging in the area are located in the city of Vijayawada. Some of the budget hotels worth trying are Hotel Sri Krishna Residency (Tariff – Rs. 700), Haritha Berm Park (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Grand Residence (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and Green Valley Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of the area is Telugu, but English and Hindi can help.
The important festivals celebrated are Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Ugadi in March-April and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
In Vijayawada, one can visit the Kanaka Durga Temple or the Marakata Rajarajeshwari Temple – both known for their architecture. At a distance of 5 km from Vijaywada are the Undavalli caves. It is said that they were carved in the 7th century AD. There is a huge monolith of Lord Buddha in a reclining posture here. The Kondapalli Fort, a 7th century structure with a three-storied rock tower is about 16 km from Vijaywada.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Vijayawada at a distance of 159 km.
The nearest major railway station is the Vijayawada Junction Railway Station at a distance of 143 km.
APSRTC runs a number of buses in the region. Buses to the area are readily available from Vijayawada. If you book your tickets online, look out for bus ticket booking coupons and save a lot of money.
Hyderabad, the capital city of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana is famous for its rich history and tradition. Its culture and historical tradition dates back to 400 years Known as the Pearl City that retains its ancient culture, today Hyderabad has grown in leaps and bounds in the field of technology. Hyderabad offers a variety of attractions for tourists, such as the minars, khao galis and bangle markets. The city has various influences of the Nizam culture.
Budget Hotels in Hyderabad
There are great many hotels in Hyderabad that are suitable for budget travelers which include the Ashoka Klaasic (Tariff – Rs 1,025) Taj Mahal Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 2,016) and The City Park (Tariff – Rs.1,844)
Telugu is the local language spoken in Hyderabad. Hyderabad has a large population of Muslims since the region was earlier ruled by Moguls and Nizams, hence people here are also fluent in Hindi and Urdu.
Events in Hyderabad
Batkamma Panduga held in July and Bonalu in September are some of the important local festivals of Hyderabad. Other common festivals like Ugadi (April), Ganesh Chaturthi (September), Ramzan (July) and Bakri-id (October) are also celebrated with great enthusiasm in this city.
Places to See in Hyderabad
There is a gamut of interesting places to visit in Hyderabad like Charminar (16kms from bus stand), Nizam's Museum ( 2kms from Charminar), Golconda Fort (18 kms), Salar Jung Museum (19kms), Laad Bazaar 13 kms), Birla Mandir (4.63) and Hussein Sagar Lake (4kms).
How to Get There
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is an international airport near Shamshabad. It is located about 22 kms away from the city. This international airport also undertakes domestic operations.
Hyderabad’s Deccan Railway Station situated at Nampally is the busiest railway station that has connecting trains to all major destinations in India. This major railway station serve the two cities – Secunderabad and Hyderabad; while Kachiguda is a small station located at Begumpet.
Hyderabad has a number of government and private buses. Currently there are two bus stations —Afzal Gunj Stand and Jubilee Bus Stand. The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transportation Corporation (APSRTC) provides standard buses, deluxe coaches and air conditioned coaches. The best bus operators that offer quality service include Kesineni Travels, Sindu Travels and VRL Travels. There are several bus operators that have made booking bus tickets easier through their websites.