Penumantra, a coastal village in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh is near River Godavari. The Attili-Narasapuram-Marteru road passes through this village. West Godavari is located 55 km away from this village and Hyderabad, its capital city is 412 km away. Cities that surround this village are Narasapur, Palacole, Tanuku and Bhimavaram.
Places to Stay
Penumantra does not have any hotels in the locality. Tanuku, located 17km away from this village has good affordable hotels. Some of these hotels are Hotel Chitturi Heritage (Tariff – Rs.1,000) and Hotel Savera (Tariff – Rs.1,000).
The official language of Penumantra is Telugu.
The most important festivals celebrated in Penumantra are Pongal in January, Maha Shivratri celebrated during February-March, Holi in March, Ugadi during March-April and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are many interesting places to visit around Penumantra such as ancient religious centers, beaches, and rock structures. Tanuku, a famous destination both on-season and off-season, is always busy. Some of the places here are Pydiparru Church which is 2 km away, Pydiparru (4 km away), and Kakaraparru located 12 km away from Tanuku.
How to Get There
Rajahmundry Airport, located 81 km away from Penumantra, is the nearest airport.
Penumantra does not have a railway station of its own. The nearest railway station, Manchili Railway station, is 5 km away from this village.
Penumantra is connected by state-run and private buses that ply on these routes to major cities and towns. There are private bus operators such as Sai Krishna Travels that run daily trips from Hyderabad to this village. When you book online bus tickets from Ticketgoose.com, look out for its discounts and other offers.