Kurichedu, a village in Andhra Pradesh’s Prakasam district, is located near the Eastern Coastal Belt region. There is a major water canal that irrigates the fields in this area. The presence of lakes around this village adds to the beauty and serenity of Kurichedu. Prakasam and Guntur lie on the border of Kurichedu. Some of the neighbouring cities that surround this village are Vinukonda, Markapur, Narasaraopet and Chilakaluripet.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels in Kurichedu. Those visiting this village can opt to book rooms in Markapur, which is 48 km away from this area. One such comfortable budget hotel is Haritha Dornala Highway Resort (Tariff – Rs.427).
The language spoken by the people in Kurichedu is Telugu.
The most important festivals in Kurichedu are Maha Shivratri in February, Ugadi in April, Vinayaka Chaturthi celebrated in August-September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a few places of interest around Kurichedu. These places include Somepallie Lake (27 km), Dapadu Cheruvu (30 km), Vinukonda (25 km), Netharlands Water Pond (17 km) and Tripuranthakam (29 km) away from Kurichedu.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Kurichedu is the Vijayawada Airport, which is 176 km away.
There is no railway station in Kurichedu. Vinukonda Railway Station is the nearest railway station, being 26 km away from this village.
There are frequent buses that ply between neighbouring towns and cities to Kurichedu. APSRTC run buses daily from all major cities in Hyderabad to Kurichedu. Online bus ticket reservation is an easy and convenient way to get your tickets.