Varikuntapadu, situated about 332 km from Hyderabad, is a small village in Nellore district. Some of the cities located close to this village are Kandukur, Markapur and Kavali. Narrawada, a popular pilgrim centre, is only about 11 km away from here. The best months to visit Varikuntapadu are between November and February.
Places to Stay
Varikuntapadu has a number of good budget hotels that tourists can choose from. Some of them include Chanukya International Hotel (Tariff –Rs.600), Murali Krishna Hotel (Tariff –Rs.700) and Chinni International Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 800).
Telugu and Urdu are the official languages of this village.
Pongal in January, Puthandu in April, Navaratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November are some of the important festivals celebrated here.
Places of Interest
There are several places to visit in and around Varikuntapadu, including Narrawada (11 km) Pamur (12 km), Duttalur (17 km) and Udayagiri (20 km).
How to Get There
Tourists travelling to this village by air have to rely on Tirupati airport, which is 199 km from here.
Kavali railway station located about 69 km from here is the closest to the town. But the major railhead connecting this village is the Nellore railway station, 95 km away.
Buses to other major cities are available from Kavali. State-run buses cater to passengers travelling on this route. When you make use of any bus ticket offer on various travel websites, you can save a lot of money.