Situated in the Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, Appikatla is a village that lies on the main rail road that connects Vijayawada to Chennai. Appikatla has a well educated farming community, schools as well as library. Nehru Zilla Parishat High School is one such school that has been functioning since 1948 where students from nearby villages come to pursue higher studies. Theatre arts have been an integral part of Appikatla. It is also the birthplace of famous Telugu poet and folk song lyricist in Telugu movies.
Places to Stay
Appikatla does not have many hotels. However, local home stays are available that provide good food and lodging facilities.
The official language of Appikatla area is Telugu. The alterative language spoken here is English.
Durga Asthami (October), Deepavali (November), and Muharram (November) are few of the common festivals celebrated in Appikatla.
Places of Interest
Vijayawada- that is 73.8 km away from Appikatla has promising tourist places to see such as Victoria Museum, Bhavani Island, and Kanaka Durga Temple.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Appikatla is Vijayawada Airport (69 km).
Appikatla is well connected to Guntur, Kakinada, Vijayawada, and Tirupati through Passenger and EMU trains.
Appikatla is just 6.8 km away from Yazali Bus Stand and Ambatipudi Narendra which is the nearest bus stand. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers are Sai Anjana Travels and Kaveri Kamakshi Travels. You can book bus tickets online from Ticketgoose.com, one of the leading bus booking portals.