A major town in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, Tuni is well known for the export of mangoes. Nearly 250 varieties of mangoes are grown here. Also famous for betel leaves cultivation, cashew nuts and jute bags, Tuni is located close to Kummari Lova, a village that is known the ‘Panchasheela Buddhist Centre’ as five Buddhist ‘stupas’ were found here during recent archaeological excavations. The famous and one of the oldest sugar factories in the state, Tandava sugars is located in Tuni.
Places to Stay
There are many places in Tuni that offer affordable accommodation. Places like Geeta Lodge, Amrutha Lodge, Vijaya Lodge and Ravi Teja Lodge located within a 1km of the bus stand offer rooms form Rs.500 onwards.
All the annual religious festivals and temple festivals are celebrated here.
Telugu is the local language here.
Places to visit
Lord Satyanarayana Swamy in Annavaram (18kms), Sri Talupulamma Lova (4kms) and Pentakota lighthouse (11.5kms) are places to visit in the neighbouring towns.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Visakhapatnam (100kms).
Tuni has its own railway station.
Tuni bus stand connects the city to the neighbouring towns. There are many bus operators Kesineni Travels, Sree Kaleswari Travels, Navin Travels, Reddy Express, Sree Kaleswari Travels and Meghana Travels that offers travellers regular bus services to and from the town. TicketGoose.com is one of the most popular online bus booking sites.
Known to be a small town in the Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, Kavali is situated about 8 kms from Bay of Bengal. Kavali is also called Kanakapatnam , meaning wealth will flow into this place'. Kalugola Sambhavi temple, Sivalayam (Rudrapada Kshethram), Vishnalayam and Anjaneya temple are the most famous temple of this town. The place is famous for wholesale clothing business.
Places to stay
There are several star rated and budget hotels in Kavali. Some of them are Hotel Namaskar (Tariff – Rs1 000), Hotel Ramakrishna ( (Tariff – Rs.500) and Hotel Sritulasi Prasad (Tariff – Rs 1300).
The official language of Kavali is Telugu. The other languages spoken include Hindi
Some famous festivals and events of Kavali include the Maha Shivaratri festival.
Place to visit
There are several interesting places of tourist attraction in Kavali. Some of the places include Sri Kotha satram (8kms from Kavali ), Kalugola Sambhavi ( 14 kms from Nellore) Vishnalayam and Anjaneya temple ( 49 kms from Nellore)and Tummalapenta (52 km from Nellore )
How to Get There
Bhuntar Airport is the e only nearest airport to Kavali. Tirupati Aiport to Kavali is about 179 kms.
The Chennai-Vijaywada railway line pass through Kavali and this makes the town connect to major districts and cities of South India. There are many express trains halt and depart from here.
The town is well connected to major cities and districts by APSRTC buses. There are daily buses plying to Nellore District, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Ongole, Guntur, Vijayawada and Tirupati. Some of the best bus operators that offer exceptional experience for passengers include Sree Kaleswari Travels, Morning Star Travels and Meghana Travels. Get discount on bus ticket booking by logging on to TicketGoose.com.