Bhimadolu (or Bhimadole) is a small village that is situated in Andhra Pradesh’s western Godavari district. Eluru, its district headquarters, is 21 km from the village. Bhimavaram (45 km) is a city that is located close-by.
Places to Stay
Bhimadolu has very few lodging facilities. But Eluru which is situated 21 km from the village, has a few budget-friendly hotels like Usha Valentine Hotel (Tariff – Rs.600 onwards), Manya Guesthouse (Tariff – Rs.500), Vasantha Mahal Hotel (Tariff – Rs.500) and Madhulata Hotel (Tariff – Rs.500 onwards.)
The main language that is spoken here is Telugu. Hindi is also spoken here.
Ugadi (held in March/April), Krishna Ashtami (in August/September), Vijaya Dashami in (September/ October) and Nagapanchami (celebrated during monsoon) are some of the festivals that are celebrated in Bhimadolu.
Places of Interest
Places to visit in and around Bhimadolu are Denduluru (12 km), Eluru (21 km), Dwarka Tirumala Temple (18 km), Tadepalligudem (32 km) and Kolleru Lake (36 km.)
How to Get There
The nearest airport is in Vijayawada which is located 65 km away from Bhimadolu.
Bhimadolu has its own railway junction. However, the major railhead that connects this village to other towns is the Rajahmundry railway station which is located 65 km away.
There are buses from Guntur, Hospet Hyderabad and Vishakapatnam that run to and from Bhimadolu. Gowthami Travels and Kaveri Kamakshi Travels are popular bus operators on these routes. Book online bus ticket in advance from Ticketgoose.com for a hassle-free travel.
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.