Tanguturu is a city in Prakasam district, Andhra Pradesh. It lies along the Guntur -Chennai Highway. It is 67 km from Prakasam and 341 km from Hyderabad, its capital city. This area is surrounded by Tangutur, Ongole, Chimakurthi, and Kondapi. Cities around Tanguturu are Kandukur, Chirala, Ongole, and Kavali.
Places to Stay
Budget hotels in Prakasam (67 km) are Haritha Hotel Dornala (Tariff – Rs.925) and Adithya Lodge (Tariff – Rs.500).
The official language here is Telugu.
Important festivals celebrated in Tanguturu are Pongal in January, Holi in March, Ugadi held during March- April, and Krishna Ashtami during August- September.
Places of Interest
Places of tourist attraction around Tanguturu include temples in Ongole (19 km) and Kondapi (24 km).
How to Get There
Vijayawada airport is the nearest (186 km).
There is a railway station within a radius of 800 m. This connects Tanguturu to other parts of the state.
Tanguturu is well connected by state-owned as well as private buses that have daily trips. Online booking of bus tickets have become very easy through TicketGoose.com
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.