Tummidi is a small village in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The village comes within the Coastal Andhra region. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Vijayawada at a distance of 72 km west. The picturesque Bay of Bengal coast is also close by at a distance of approximately 8 km south-east. Those with a passion for South Indian temple architecture, cuisine and landscape definitely need to visit this place.
Places to Stay
Some of the best and reputed places of lodging in the vicinity are located in the city of Vijayawada along the Krishna river. Some of the budget hotels worth trying are Hotel Sri Krishna Residency (Tariff – Rs. 700), Haritha Berm Park (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Grand Residence (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and Green Valley Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of Tummidi is Telugu.
The important festivals celebrated are Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Ugadi in March-April and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Due to the absence of popular tourist places in Tummidi, one is forced to take Vijayawada into account. Some of the places which are worth visiting in Vijayawada are Kanaka Durga Temple, Undavalli Caves, the picturesque Prakasam Barrage, Moghalrajpuram Caves, Bhavani Island, Hazratbal Mosque and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Vijayawada Airport at a distance of 79 km.
The Vijayawada Junction Railway Station is the nearest biggest railway station at a distance of 76 km.
State transport buses as well as private buses connect the village to different cities in the region. Some of the private operators active are SRM Travels and Kesineni Travels. Buses to the village can be availed from Vijayawada and Eluru. Several discounts on bus tickets are available online which you can avail of while booking your tickets.