Allampuram, a village in Andhra Pradesh’s West Godavari district, is located on National Highway 5. The Tadepallegudem Road and Tanuku Road converge at this village border. Agriculture is the main occupation in this village. A few of the neighbouring cities that surround Alampuram include Tadepalligudem, Tanuku, Nidadavole and Kovvur.
Places to Stay
For budget hotels, one has to travel to Rajahmundry, which is 40 km away from this village. Some of the budget hotels available here are Srinivasa Lodge (Tariff – Rs.185), Sri Narayana Lodge (Tariff – Rs.491) and Hotel Devi Sridevi (Tariff – Rs.290).
The official language spoken in Allampuram is Telugu.
The important festivals in Allampuram are Makar Sankranti in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Ugadi in March, Vinayaka Chaturthi in August-September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
Allampuram has a number of interesting places in and around the village; some of these attractions include Tadepalligudem (8 km), Vanapalligudem Cheruvu (9 km), Penugonda (31 km), Tanuku (13 km) and Nidadavolu (20 km) away from Alampuram.
How to Get There
Rajahmundry Airport is the nearest airport, which is 56 km away from Allampuram.
There is no railway station in Allampuram. Prattipadu Halt Railway Station, which is about 3 km away from this village is the nearest railway station.
There are numerous state-run and private buses that have regular trips to Allampuram from other cities and towns. APSRTC run buses daily from various parts of the state to this village. Volvo bus booking through bus booking websites like TicketGoose.com is very convenient.
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.