Gummidipoondi is a bustling industrial town in the Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu, India. It lies on National Highway 5 and connects Chennai to Kolkata. Agriculture and fishing are two major occupations of Gummidipoondi. The industrial landscape comprises of 2 factories, about 50 rolling mills and steel plants and petrochemicals and power plants. Gummidipoondi is a charming town and also a centre for printers and publishers.
Places to Stay
Local homestays are available at Gummidipoondi.
The official language of Gummidipoondi is Tamil.
Some of the popular events of Gummidipoondi include Pongal (January) and Shivratri (February).
Places of Interest
Pilliar Koil Lake, Sozhiyambakkam Lake, Medur Sivan Temple and Valliswarar Temple are some of the well-known tourist attractions of Gummidipoondi.
How to Get There
Chennai International Airport (56 km away) is the nearest airport to Gummidipoondi. Another airport is Tirupati Airport which is at a distance of about 111 km.
The nearest railway station is 2.5 km away which connects Gummidipoondi to many major towns and cities.
Chennai is the closest city to Gummidipoondi at distance of 51 km. Buses ply from Gummidipoondi to Chennai, Thiruvallur, Rakkam Palayam, Vallalar Nagar and Red Hills at regular intervals. Kaveri Kamakshi Travels is one of the major bus operators that offer good experienceto passengers. Book your bus ticket online through Ticketgoose.com.
Visakhapatnam abbreviated as “Vizag” is popularly referred to as "The Jewel of the East Coast". This coastal city of Andhra Pradesh is about 625km from the capital city, Hyderabad. One of the biggest seaports of the country, Visakhapatnam houses a number of heavy industries and steel plants. This is the only Indian city that has the presence of a natural harbor.
Budget Hotels in Visakapatnam
Prince Hotel (Tariff-Rs. Rs.700) Iskon Ashram Guest House (Rs.900), Fortune Inn Sree Kanya( Rs.1000) and Hotel Supreme Vizag(Rs.1000) are some of the popular hotels of Vizag.
Telugu is the predominant language of Visakhapatnam.
Events in Visakapatnam
Chandanotsavam (March and April), I. S. K. O. N. Utsav, Lumbini Festival(2nd Friday in the month of December ), Navy Day, Visakha Utsav (December) are some of the popular festivals of the city that attracts myriads of domestic and international tourists.
Places to See in Visakapatnam
Rushikonda Beach is about 6 kilometre from the main city and is a popular evening spot. Bhimili-Visakhapatnam Beach Road, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Swami devasthanam at Simhachalam and Kailasagiri are some of the other well-known tourist destinations of Vizag.
How to Get There
Visakhapatnam Airport has daily flights to national and international destinations like Mumbai, Bangalore, Dubai, Singapore to name a few.
The Visakhapatnam Junction Railway Station is the main railway junction of the city. Duvvada railway station is another station that is located at the vicinity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.
Some of the popular bus operators that offer good experience for passengers travelling to Kesineni Tours and Travels, Sri Gayatri Travels, Ushodaya Tours and Travels to name a few.