A town in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, Kavali is the second largest town in the district. Its location between two districts (Nellore and Ongole) on NH5 helped in the town’s quick development. Kavali is well known for its wholesale cloth business. The Goddess Kalugola Sambhavi temple in the town has been constructed with a unique rock called Bontha Raayi, which is only found in this town.
Places to Stay
Hotel Ramakrishna and Namaskar International Hotel located within 1km of the bus stand offer accommodation starting from Rs.500-700 onwards.
The annual festivals Sankranthi and Diwali are celebrated here.
Telugu is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
The Kalugola Sambhavi Temple (1km), Shiva Temple (1km), Vishnalayam Temple (1km) and Ramayapatnam lighthouse (14kms) are great places to visit.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Cuddapah Airport (136.4kms)
Kavalihas its own Railway Station.
KavaliBus Stand has regular bus service that connects the town to neighbouring regions. Private bus operators like Rathi Meena Travels and Kaveri Kamakshi Travels run regular buses to and from the town. You can get discount on bus booking if you log on to TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking portal.
A city and a Municipal Corporation in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh, Ongole is famous for the Ongole breed of oxen, which is one of the major Zebu cattle breeds in the world. The Ongole breed is sent across the globe and even an island in Malaysia is named after the oxen. The city houses many temples that date back to the 17th century. Agriculture is the primary industry and Ongole is one of the major tobacco trading centres in Andhra Pradesh.
Budget Hotels in Ongole
There are many hotels in Ongole. Tourists’ visiting the place can stay at Hotel Sarovar, Ramya Residency, Hotel Central Park and Apsara Lodge that offers rooms from Rs.800 onwards.
Telugu is the Local Language.
Events in Ongole
All annual festivals like Sankranthi, Ugadi, Dussehra, Diwali, Ramzan and Christmas are celebrated here. The Ongole bull rock-pulling competitions are conducted as a part of traditional festival celebrations at some villages near the city.
Places to See in Ongole
The Sri Raja Rajeswara Swami Temple , Kaasi Visweswara Swami temple, Chenna Keswva Swami Temple, Veeranjaneya Swami temple, J.M.B.Church and Jamia Masjid are located within 2kms of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Vijayawada.
Ongole has its own Railway Station.
Ongole APSRTC Bus Stop provides regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. There are a great number of private bus operators like Meghana Travels, Kaveri Kamakshi Travels, Sai Varma Travels and Rukmini Travels that run regular buses to and from the city. Bus booking offers at Ticketgoose.com can be availed of when you book your tickets.