Appapuram is a village based in Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh state. It is situated 28 km from Srikakulam and 651 km from the state capital, Hyderabad. Srikakulam, Rajam, Amadalavalasa and Vizianagaram are cities close to Appapuram. The 2001 census stated that the population was 59% male and 41% female within a total area of 280 hectares.
Places to Stay
The hotels in and around Appapuram, at Srikakulam are Kinnera Lodge (Tariff - Rs. 400), Vijetha Inn Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 1,000), Hotel Nagavali (Tariff - Rs. 1200).
The languages spoken in Appapuram are Telugu, Urdu, Hindi and English.
The festivals celebrated in Appapuram are Maha Shivratri, Dusshera, Ganesh Chaturthi, Makar Sankranti, Ramzaan, Christmas, Karthik Pournima and Diwali.
Places of Interest
Appapuram has several beautiful tourist destinations close by. These include Vijayanagaram (83 km) - Ramatheertham, Maharaja Forts and Kumili, Ananthagiri (78 km) - Borra Caves, Bheemunipatnam Beach and Araku Valley, Visakhapatnam (84 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is Vishakhapatnam Airport, 83 km away.
The Vishakhapatnam railway station, 79 km away connects Appapuram to most cities and towns in Andhra Pradesh.
Appapuram is linked to the rest of the state by APSRTC bus services. Private bus services like Morning Star Travels from Returu to Hyderabad with a ticket price of Rs. 370, stop at Appapuram. If you are planning a vacation, book bus online and remain tension free.
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.