Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh

Gooty Fort, Andhra Pradesh

Location: Gooty, Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh Distance: 264 km from Bangalore, 50 km from Anantapur, 306 km from Hyderabad Route: Bangalore – Hyderabad National Highway 7. To reach Gooty one has to take a left deviation from the main highway. Travel time: Around 4.30 hrs from Bangalore Accommodation: There are few lodges but nothing decent. […]

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Drive Deep Inside Andhra Pradesh: Anantapur District

After my trip to Kumbhalgarh towards the end of July 2012, I was planing a trip this long holiday weekend (31st Aug – 3rd Sep). Joined by 3 other friends we hired an Indica car for a day trip. The idea was to cover as much as we can in the Anantpur district of Andhra […]

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Lepakshi Temple, Andhra Pradesh

The plan to visit Lepakshi temple was long on the drawing board and even took time to write about it. We visited it in August 2012. Location: Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh Distance: 120 km from Bangalore (Karnataka) and 15 km from Hindupur in Andhra Pradesh How to reach there: By private vehicle directly to Lepakshi […]

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Trip to Horsley Hills, Andhra Pradesh

Location: Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh Distance: Around 165 km from Bangalore, 144 km from Tirupati, 274 km from Chennai Time taken to reach there: 3 hrs from Bangalore in 4 wheeler, 3.5 hrs in bike and 4 hrs or more by bus. Route: 1. Bangalore – KR Puram – Hoskote – on NH4 after HP […]

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