Bantumilli is a small village in the Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. It is located at a distance of 94 km from the major urban hub of the region – Vijayawada city. The Bay of Bengal Coast is just minutes away from the village. One can always stop by in the village in order to grab a bite or simply to get a breath of fresh air. A couple of mosques and a Dargah are worth visiting too.
Places to Stay
The best and reputed places of lodging in the area are located in the city of Vijayawada along the Krishna river. 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 Bantumilli is Telugu. Urdu is also understood.
The important festivals celebrated are the Shab-e-Barat, the fasting month of Ramadan and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
Some of the places which are worth visiting are the Masjid-e-Ahl-e-Hadees, China Pandrakka and the Dargah complex of Sayed Haji Ali Rehamatullahi Tala Alayhi
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Vijayawada Airport at a distance of 82 km.
The Vijayawada Junction Railway Station is the nearest biggest railway station at a distance of 98 km.
State transport buses as well as private buses connect the village to different cities in the region. Some of the private operators active are SRM Travels and Kesineni Travels. Making use of bus ticket offers are the best way to save money while travelling.