Kamavarapukota is a small village in the mandal bearing its name in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Kamavarapukota forms part of the west Godavari district. The cities located near to Kamavarapukota are Elluru (35 km) and Vijayawada (84 km). The two villages that come under Kamavarapukota are Kotturu, the eponymous village and Paaturu. Kamavarapukota is located on the hilly terrain of the winding Eluru-Jangareddugudem Road.
Places to Stay
Although Kamavarapukota has no hotels, nearby Eluru has a number of good budget hotel options. These include Hotel Valentine (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Athidhi International (Tariff – Rs. 1000), and Hotel Grand Arya (Tariff –Rs. 1000).
The official language of Kamavarapukota is Telugu.
Ganesh Chaturithi, Navratri, and Deepavali during October and November are celebrated here. Kamavarapukota also celebrates the Shri Bhadrakali sametha Veerbhadra Swamy-a marriage function for seven days, a fortnight before Mahashivrathri.
Places of Interest
The Dwaraka Tirumla (8 km) is a famous pilgrimage site here. Shri Vaali Sugriva Gattu is a hill temple in Paaturu which has Rohini Mata-a rare deity, is worth a visit. One can also see Lord Rama’s footsteps here.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kamavarapukota is Gannavaram airport in Vijayawada (75 km).
The nearest railway station to Kamavarapukota is Eluru railway station (35 km), connecting it to other places in India since all major trains halt here.
There are daily bus services to Hyderabad and other places in Andhra Pradesh. The best bus operator that offers good experience to passengers is Sai Ganesh Travels. Booking bus tickets online is very convenient as you can book from the confines of your home.
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.