Gundlapalli is a small village in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a part of the Coastal Andhra region. The nearest major urban agglomeration close-by is the city of Ongole at a distance of 20 km south of the village. The Bay of Bengal coast lies at a distance of 27 km south-east, where one can drive within 40 minutes to catch the breathtaking view of the rising sun.
Places to Stay
The best place for putting up in the region is Ongole. Some of the budget hotels which are worth trying are Namaskar International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Apsara Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400), Hotel Taste (Tariff – Rs. 1,300), Ramya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1,200) among others.
The official language of the area is Telugu.
The important festivals celebrated are Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
One can visit the Nallamala Forest, located at a distance of 151 km west of the village. Other safari-like spots worth a visit for those with a taste for trekking and wildlife are the Atmakur and Allagadda Reserve Forests.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Tirupati Airport at a distance of 148 km.
Proddatur Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 21 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses pass through the village en route to different cities in the region. Orange Travels and Kesineni Travels are among the popular private bus operators. Buses to the village are available from Ongole. When you are booking your tickets through Ticketgoose.com, look out for bus ticket coupons and save money.