The city of Chilakaluripet is situated in the Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh. It is located at a distance of 259 km from its capital city, Hyderabad, and Guntur, its district headquarters, is based at a distance of 41 km. It is a good base to explore its nearby places like Amravathi (64 km), Vijayawada (77 km) and Nagarjunakonda (85 km).
Budget Hotels in Chilakaluripet
It would be preferable to stay in Guntur and travel to Chilakaluripet. There are a wide range of hotels one can choose from ranging from a costly to a low budget hotel like Hotel Vijay, Sindoori Hotel, Hotel Nakshtra etc.
Telugu is the official language of this area.
Events in Chilakaluripet
Sri Ramanavami held in October is the major festival of this region. Some of the other festivals celebrated in this city are Ganesh Chaturthi (September), Ugadi (April), Maha Shivratri (February) and Diwali (November).
Places to See in Chilakaluripet
Uppalapadu Nature Conservation is located 20 miles from the town. Endangered bird species and other species of animals and birds are there in this forest. This place is a must visit for all the tourists visiting Guntur. Amaravathi, Bhattiprolu, Chebrolu located at Guntur Rural/District is famous for Ancient Relics and historical monuments. Downtown located at the heart of Guntur city has a number of parks, city-centers, Theme Parks in this area. This place is frequented by youngsters and also by people of all age groups.
How to Get There
The closest international airport is the Hyderabad international airport located just at a distance of 266 km from here. It is just at a 5 to 6 hours drive from this town.
It is well connected by trains to all the major places and also to all the metropolitan cities. Trains run on a regular basis from these places to all the major places.
Guntur is the headquarters of the State Road Transport Corporation and there are buses plying to and from Guntur to all the major places. Booking bus tickets online from several bus booking websites like Ticketgoose.com is very convenient.
The second biggest town in Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh Hindupur was named after one of its early rules, Murari Rao’s afther. The town is the border between Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. The River Penner flows along the town of Hindupur. The town is reasonably close to Bangalore.
Places to Stay
Travellers visiting Hindupur can choose to stay at places like Ajantha Deluxe Lodge, Bharath Hotel an and Hindupur Tourist Lodge that offers rooms from Rs.500 onwards
Other than the temple and church festivals all festivals are celebrated in Hindupur.
Telugu, Urdu, Kannada are spoken here.
Places to Visit
The Chinna Market Circle is a busy thoroughfare. The Cholasamudram Chowdeshwari Temple is near Hindupur (8kms); the world's largest monoloithic Nandi is located at the nearby village Lepakshi (13kms).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Hindupur is the Bangalore International Airport (80kms)
The Hindupur railway station falls under the South Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways
APSRTC and KSTRTC run regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring cities. Private bus operators like SN Motors, SVMS and CPC , NEW DIWAKAR, and Al Madeena And SBRS Volvo run regular buses to and from the junction. Cheap bus tickets are available on several travel portals like Ticketgoose.com.