Lolla, a village in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district, is surrounded by lush green fields. Situated on the banks of Tulyabhaga River, this village is very scenic, especially during the monsoon. A few of the nearby cities include Ramachandrapuram, Mandapeta, Kothapeta and Rajahmundry.
Places to Stay
Lolla does not have any lodging facilities in its village. Travellers to this village can find good budget hotels in Rajahmundry, which is 33 km away from Lolla. Some of these hotels are Srinivasa Lodge (Tariff – Rs.185), Akanksha Inn (Tariff – Rs.751), Hotel Devi Sridevi (Tariff – Rs.290) and Sri Narayana Lodge (Tariff – Rs.491).
The official language spoken in Lolla is Telugu.
Some of the important festivals in Lolla are Makar Sankranti in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Ugadi in March, Varalakshmi Vratam in August, Vinayaka Chaturthi in August-September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
Lolla does not have any places of interest. Those visiting this village can visit nearby tourist attractions including Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary (38 km), Gorripudi (31 km), Mandapeta (11 km), Anaparthy (14 km) and Dowlaiswaram (33 km) away from Lolla.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Rajahmundry Airport, which is around 43 km away from Lolla.
There is no railway station in Lolla. Anaparthi Railway Station is the nearest railway station, which is 15 km away from Lolla.
Lolla has several state-run and private buses from neighbouring cities and towns. Private bus operators such as Sri Surya Travels run comfortable buses daily from Hyderabad to Lolla. Making use of bus ticket discounts while booking your tickets can help you save money.
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.