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Tourism in Kadapa

Cuddapah TourismThe commingling experience of the ancient, medieval and the modern life in a single place can surely sweep you of your feet. A person loses his heart to this wonderful place called Kadapa. A place lingering in silence in one of the many celebrated region of the south India, yet has loads to speak through its scenic beauties and state of the art constructions.

All the way from the 11th century to the 21st, Cudddapah can elucidate many things to us. Gandikota, Rama Krishna Mission, Vontimitta outside the city and Ameer Peer Dargah, Masjid-e-Azam,  Ahobilam, in the city can mystify you with their poised grandness!

With places like Gandikota, you can always enjoy a Grand Canyon like experience either by simply visiting the place or by boosting your adrenaline through trekking and climbing the cliffs. The increased transportation facilities has attracted many tourists to Kadapa since the past ten years. The city also boasts of Bhagavan Mahaveer Museum which is the district archaeology museum

Religious Spots in Kadapa

Religious Places in CuddapahThere's a lake in the town named "Devuni Kadapa" which means "God's own Kadapa." As the name signifies there are numerous religious places to visit in the city. The Ameen Peer Dargah is considered one the most sacred mosque in the country; many celebrities and national leaders pay frequent visits to this place in Kadapa. Some of the important religious places in Cudappah include:
  • Ameen Peer Dargah
  • Masjid-e-Azam, Cuddapah
  • Devuni Kadapa Lake
  • Ahobilam Matam
  • Brahmagiri Matam temple
  • Gandi Anjaneya Swamy Temple
  • Sri Venkateshwara Temple
  • Veerbhadra Swamy Temple, Cuddapah
  • CSI Central Church
  • St Mary’s Cathedral
  • Tallapak
  • Vontimitta

Wildlife Sanctuaries in Cuddapah

Areas in and around Kadapa has varied flora and fauna which has resulted in some wonderful wildlife sanctuaries within the area. Among the sanctuaries in Cuddapah Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife sanctuary is the most popular one with an area of more than 460sq km. and has bout 1400 varieties of plants.

  • Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife Sanctuary, Cuddapah
  • Sri Venkateswara Wildlife Sanctuary, Cuddapah
  • Lankamala Sanctuary, Cuddapah

Parks in Kadapa

Kadpa has various parks and gardens which not only add greenery to the city but is also a good place for morning and evening walks. It also provides much needed open space for the children to play.

  • Nehru Park, Chinna Chowk
  • Rajiv Park, A.P.H.B Colony
  • YSR Park, Tirupathi Road
  • Rajiv Smruthi Vanam, Tirupathi Road

Hotels in Kadapa

Cuddapah is a popular tourist destination both among domestic and international tourists. The city offers various kinds of accommodation options like budget hotels and two star and three star hotels with all the amenities. Some of the popular hotels and guest houses in Kadapa include  Hotel Srinivasa on Bellary Road and Hotel Mantra on Tirupati Road. You can also choose from an array of guest houses like Police Guest House and State Guest House on Yerramukkapalli.

Weekend Getaways from KadapaPushpagiri Cuddapah

The interesting thing about this city is that many world famous pilgrimages like Tirupathi and tourism spots like the Horsley Hills and  Nagarjuna Sagar, Nallamalla and Palamuru Hills are only a few hours from Kadapa. If at all you are working in Kadapa, there are many places to rejuvenate your mind and body during the weekends. Here are a few places that can be a great place spend your weekends.

Things to do in Kadapa

Called as the God’s own Kadapa (Devuni Kadapa), the city offers you a great package of religious places to cleanse your spirits. With numerous temples, churches and mosques everyone can find a place to worship god. So, if you are in Kadapa, make sure that you embrace this holy spirit of the city by visiting these places of worship.

Largely growing standards of lifestyle, has made areas like Tirupathi Road and Madras Road crowded Things to do in Kadapawith places of entertainment, restaurants and parks. Don’t forget to catch a glimpse of these places.Last but not least, the unique spicy cuisine of Kadapa is going to be a savouring memory for your senses. Taste all the local dishes including the “Ragi Mudda”, “Country Chicken” which are the iconic dishes of the region.Camping and trekking is another good choice for tiurists with a high adrenalin rush. Some of the popular trekking places near Kadapa include Gandikota Region (84 kms), Gurramkonda (96 Kms), Horsley Hills (128 kms), and Penna River (8kms).

Distances of Cuddapah from Important Cities

Some of the important distances from Kadapa to important cities like Hyderabad, Chennai and Bengaluru are mentioned below:

Kadapa - Hyderabad-412 kms
Kadapa - Bangalore- 284 kms
Kadapa - Chennai- 264 kms
Kadapa - Tiruvananthapuram -902 kms
Kadapa - Mumbai -1031 kms
Kadapa - Delhi- 1986 kms

Travel Agencies in Kadapa

Though you can plan your own trip to Kadapa it would be better if you use the services of a travel agent. They will plan and budget your trip according to your needs. Some of the popular travel agencies in Cuddapah are CGR.Travels, Reddy Express, KK.Travels and Ramana Travels.

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