Located in East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh, Yendapalli is a pilgrim town. It is known for Pithapuram, one of the oldest pilgrim centres in the country. It is about 469 km away from Hyderabad, its capital city. Kakinada, which is about 22 km away, serves as a transit route to Yendapalli.
Places to Stay
Hotels are very basic in Yendapalli. However, Kakinada has a number of budget hotels that tourists can choose from. Some of them are Balaji Grand (Tariff – Rs. 900), Udipi Radhakrishna (Tariff – Rs. 600), and Sri Udipi Durga Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 500).
Telugu is the main language spoken in Yendapalli.
Mahashivaratri in February, Ugadi in March-April and Vijaya Dashami in September-October are some of the major festivals celebrated with great pomp in Yendapalli.
Places of Interest
Yendapalli has a number of temples that are of tourist interest. Pithapuram (9 km) and Shri Bhavanarayana Swamy Temple (23 km) are some of the most visited temples.
How to Get There
Rajahmumdry airport located about 66 km from this town is the closest.
There is no railway station in Yendapalli. The closest rail head from this town is Kakinada railway station, which is 24 km away.
Regular buses ply from Kakinada and Rajahmundry. You can avail of the state bus services while travelling to this town. Sai Venkataramana Travels operates one bus from Hyderabad on a daily basis. Online bus reservation facility has made the process of bus booking in India very convenient.