Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Andhra Pradesh-Tourist Information


One of the largest states in India, Andhra Pradesh is almost the size of New Zealand in terms of area. Visited by a large number of tourists annually, it has a well connected air, rail and road network, so reaching and moving around is not a problem there. In a recent times Andhra Pradesh tourist attractions make many hotels and resorts mushrooming in the state. You can easily find all sort of accommodation in Andhra Pradesh, from cheap hotels to private luxury hotels to government run guest houses called Punnami Hotels. Weather is very hot for the most part of the year along with high humidity around the coastal regions. Whereas the interior areas of the state are relatively dry. So, the best time to visit Andhra Pradesh is the period between the months of November and February, when the climate is relatively cooler.


Star Hotels & Resorts

Taj Krishna
Road No 1, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad-500 034, India
Tel: 91-040-66662323
Fax: 91-040-66661313

ITC Hotel Kakatiya Sheraton & Towers
6-3-1187, Begumpet,
Hyderabad-500 016, India
Tel: 91-040-2340 0132
Fax: 91-040-2340 1045

Pragati Resort
Poddatur Village,
Sankarpally Mandal, RR District., Hyderabad, India
Tel: 91-040-9848130583 / 23744594
Fax: 91-040-23748457

The Park
Beach Road, Visakhapatnam 530 023, India
Tel: 91 (0)891 275 4488
Fax: 91 (0)891 275 4181

Dolphin Hotel
Daba Gardens, Visakhapatnam - 530 020, India
Tel: 91-891-2567000
Fax: 91-891-6621155

Budget Hotels

Hotel Jyothi Swaroopa
47-11-2, Dwarakanagar
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Tel: 0891 2748871

Hotel Prasanth
Balaji Soudha, Poorna Building,
Main Road Visakhapatnam 530002, India
Tel: 0891 2526948

Hotel Syamala Paradise
30-9-21, Sarada Street Dabagardens
Visakhapatnam 530 020
Andhra Pradesh, India
Tel: 0891 5560304

How To Reach

Air

Charminar is the signature monument of Hyderabad, which has the main and the only international airport in Andhra Pradesh. There is direct international connectivity to Hyderabad from many foreign locations. Some of the leading International carriers operating from Hyderabad are KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Air India, Malaysia Airlines, Oman Air, Srilankan Airlines, etc. Tirupati, Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada are also moderately busy airports.

Buses & Trains

The main bus stand in Hyderabad is the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) Hyderabad or Imlibun complex at Gowliguda. Another important bust stand is the Jubilee bus stand at Secunderabad, which is quite busy. From these main bus stands, you can find buses to all corners of Andhra Pradesh and some major locations of neighboring states.

Andhra Pradesh is covered by about 5,085 km of railways route, comprising about 4,362 km broad gauge, 686 km meter gauge and 37 km narrow gauge. Andhra Pradesh has three key railway stations-Hyderabad or Nampally, Kacheguda and Secunderabad. You can get trains to all major cities or towns of India from the Secunderabad railway station.

Ports

Vishakhapatnam is the major port of Andhra Pradesh, while Kalingapatnam, Vadarevu, Krishnapattnam, Kakinada, Machilipattnam and BheAndhra Pradesh is visited by large number of tourists every year. With Andhra being well connected to the air, rail and road network how to reach is not a problem there.emunipattnam are minor ports.

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