Kadapa, also known as Cuddapah, is a city in Andhra Pradesh. The name was coined from the Telugu word ‘Gadapa’ which means threshold or gate. Bound by hills, Kadapa is one of the well-known tourist destinations in Southern India. There are several schools and colleges here. Architectural marvels and a great cultural legacy make Kadapa a wonderful tourist spot. Rail and road are the best travel options to reach Kadapa.
Budget Hotels in Kadapa
There are good budget hotels in Kadapa. Some of them are Haritha Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700 to Rs. 1300), Haripriya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600 to Rs. 1000), Pratap Residency (Tariff – Rs. 800), Blue Diamond Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Vishnu Priya Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 600).
The official language of Kadapa is Telugu. The other language spoken here is Urdu.
Events in Kadapa
The important events of Kadapa are Pongal celebrated in mid January and Ganesh Chaturthi held in August-September.
Places to See in Kadapa
There are several places of tourist attraction in Kadapa. Some of the places include Penna River (8 km), Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife Sanctuary (15 km), Lankamala Sanctuary (15 km), Pushpagiri temple (16 km), Sidhout (24 km),andSri Kodanda Ramaswamy temple (25 km).
How to Get There
Tirupati Airport is the closest airport to Kadapa and sits approximately 138 km away.
Cuddapah railway station is located in the city itself.
There are bus services to Kadapa from Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Bangalore and other major cities. Meghana Travels and SVR Tours & Travels offer reliable bus services to Kadapa. Book bus ticket online from the comfort of your home with just a click of a mouse.