Secunderabad is a city in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in close proximity to Hyderabad prompting them to be referred to as twin cities. It has a population of over 2 lakh people whose literacy rate is well above the national average. Secunderabad is a major commercial hub and is home to numerous industries and companies.
Places to Stay
Low and mid range budgets such as Hotel Brahma, Sri Eashwar Lodge, Hotel Gem and Santosh Boarding and Lodging Hotel within Rs 1400.
Christmas, Holi, Idd-Ul-Fitr, Krishna Ashtami, Maha Sivarathri, Ugadi, Vijaya Dashami, Milad-Un-Nabi, Muharram and Rama Navami are celebrations that take place annually.
Telugu and Urdu are the most commonly used local languages in Hyderabad. English and Urdu are commonly used languages.
Places to Visit
The interesting places to visit are all in Hyderabad such Charminar, Mecca Masjid, Golconda Fort, Chowmahalla Palace and Falaknuma Palace which is further than 40km from Secunderbad.
How to Get There
At a distance of 37km, is Hyderabad International Airport in Delhi which offers direct and connecting flights to the rest of India.
Secunderbad Railway Station is the oldest and largest railways stations that have been serving the Indian Railways. Passengers can find connectivity to several cities and towns from here with ease.
Secunderbad bus stand is a major hub for road transport in the state. Along with this Jubilee and Rathfile bus stop play a major role in transport services. APSTRC and Kamakshi Travels offer smooth operations across the state and further. When you buy your tickets online look out for bus ticket booking offers.
Visakhapatnam abbreviated as “Vizag” is popularly referred to as "The Jewel of the East Coast". This coastal city of Andhra Pradesh is about 625km from the capital city, Hyderabad. One of the biggest seaports of the country, Visakhapatnam houses a number of heavy industries and steel plants. This is the only Indian city that has the presence of a natural harbor.
Budget Hotels in Visakapatnam
Prince Hotel (Tariff-Rs. Rs.700) Iskon Ashram Guest House (Rs.900), Fortune Inn Sree Kanya( Rs.1000) and Hotel Supreme Vizag(Rs.1000) are some of the popular hotels of Vizag.
Telugu is the predominant language of Visakhapatnam.
Events in Visakapatnam
Chandanotsavam (March and April), I. S. K. O. N. Utsav, Lumbini Festival(2nd Friday in the month of December ), Navy Day, Visakha Utsav (December) are some of the popular festivals of the city that attracts myriads of domestic and international tourists.
Places to See in Visakapatnam
Rushikonda Beach is about 6 kilometre from the main city and is a popular evening spot. Bhimili-Visakhapatnam Beach Road, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Swami devasthanam at Simhachalam and Kailasagiri are some of the other well-known tourist destinations of Vizag.
How to Get There
Visakhapatnam Airport has daily flights to national and international destinations like Mumbai, Bangalore, Dubai, Singapore to name a few.
The Visakhapatnam Junction Railway Station is the main railway junction of the city. Duvvada railway station is another station that is located at the vicinity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.
Some of the popular bus operators that offer good experience for passengers travelling to Kesineni Tours and Travels, Sri Gayatri Travels, Ushodaya Tours and Travels to name a few.