Vijayawada symbolizes victory as per different mythological stories. Situated in Andhra Pradesh, it holds historical and cultural significance. It homes the largest railway station in south India. The city is renowned for beautiful temples, Buddhist shrines and the famous Prakasam Barrage. It offers mouth-watering sweets and is famous for mangoes. Situated at the bank of Krishna River and overlooking the Bay of Bengal, Vijayawada is a city worth visiting. Best time to visit Vijayawada
Visiting the city in winter season i.e. from October to March is recommended to the tourists. Hotels in Vijayawada
Vijayawada offers pocket-friendly hotels to 5-star luxury properties. The Gateway Hotel, Quality Hotel DV Manor
, Hotel Ilapuram and Fortune Murali Park are some of the best luxurious hotels in Vijayawada; all known for their excellent hospitality and world-class amenities. The Gateway Hotel is close to the city's business district and provides beautiful view of Krishna River and the surrounding hills. It offers rooms under five categories to facilitate the different needs of the tourists. Quality Hotel DV Manor is an associate of Choice Hotels International, USA and offers 119 well-appointed spacious rooms equipped with all the amenities. The Hotel Ilapuram is one of the finest budget hotels in Vijayawada
. It has 95 rooms which are equipped with all the basic amenities. Restaurants in Vijayawada
Being a popular holiday destination there is a vast variety of eateries across Vijayawada. Some prominent restaurants include GAD Restaurant, Crossroads Restaurant and TFL Martin's Corner offers variety of cuisines such as Chinese, Italian, Mexican and American while Crossroads Restaurant serves Indian and Asian food and is the right place to visit with family members. GAD Restaurant serves a range of Indian and Asian delicacies. It is vegetarian-friendly and a preferable location for business meetings. Offbeat things to do in Vijayawada
• Visit Victoria Jubilee Museum:
The museum has a grand statue and a white limestone figure of Lord Buddha. It features many pre-historic things including the stone tools, coins, arms, metal works, Neolithic and Monolithic implements. It is a must-visit place in Vijayawada.
• Boat Ride at Bhavani Island:
Along with enjoying delicious food on the Bhavani Island, one can experience the joy of a boat ride here. The scenery around the island is worth capturing.
• Visit Rajiv Gandhi Park:
This park has a mini zoo and offers great horticulture network. A melodious and beautiful musical fountain is also a worthy tourist attraction.
• Prakasam Barrage:
It is a road bridge built on the Krishna River and offers a delightful view of the river. One can spend some time here as entire ambiance is soothing and pleasant. FAQs Q. What are the domestic and international airlines on the Hyderabad to Vijayawada route? A.
The major carriers that fly on Hyderabad to Vijayawada route are Air India
and Jet Airways
. Q. How is the Vijayawada Airport connected to the city? A.
The Vijayawada city center is located at a distance of around 18 km from Vijayawada airport
. Auto rickshaw and taxi services are available at the airport. Also, car rental facility is provided at the airport for comfortable transition of the travelers. Airport shuttle service is facilitated till the airport bus stand which is merely 2 km away from the Vijayawada airport. Q. What is the earliest flight from Hyderabad to Vijayawada? A.
The first flight between Hyderabad and Vijayawada is at 06:00 am. Q. What is the last flight from Hyderabad to Vijayawada? A.
The last flight from Hyderabad to Vijayawada is at 08:55 pm. Q. What are the airlines that provide direct flight from Hyderabad to Vijayawada? A.
Air India offers direct flights on the Hyderabad to Vijayawada route. Q. What are the hotels in the vicinity of Vijayawada airport? A.
The most popular hotels near Vijayawada airport are Thanmayi Inn, Hotel Ilapuram and Hotel Southern Grand among others. Shopping in Vijayawada
PVP Square Mall, Ripples Mall, Kondapalli Market and Kalanikethan Shopping Mall are some of the popular shopping locations for those who love to hunt the markets. Nightlife in Vijayawada
Cuba Libre, Tycoons Bar & Restaurant and Paruchuri Bar & Restaurant are some of the places one can go to experience a beautiful night with plethora of music and food. Major attractions in Vijayawada
Some of the must-visit places are Mangalagiri, Undavalli Caves, Gandhi Hill and Amaravati Museum. About Hyderabad Airport
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad serves the city of Hyderabad. It is connected to all the major airports in India. It is located at a distance of 25 km from Hyderabad city and serves as a hub for international and domestic flights. Also, the airport offers child care rooms and retail outlets. Facilities including car rentals are also available at the airport to make the travel convenient for the tourists. Connectivity to Hyderabad Airport
The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is situated 35 km from Hyderabad city center. Pushpak – Airport Liner is a luxurious express bus service from airport to important destinations in the city and vice-versa. Also, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation run various buses from different locations in the city center to Hyderabad airport. Q. What are the popular domestic routes from Hyderabad? A.
Hyderabad is well-connected to major cities of India. Major domestic routes include Hyderabad to Mumbai
and Hyderabad to New Delhi
. Flights are also available for traveling to other major Indian cities like Bengaluru, Chennai, Lucknow and Raipur among others. Q. What are the popular airlines flying from Hyderabad airport? A.
Some of the popular airlines flying from Hyderabad airport are Air India, Jet Airways, Spicejet, IndiGo
and TrueJet. Also, Etihad Airways
, Malaysia Airlines
, Hahn Air and SilkAir are some international airlines serving Hyderabad Airport. Q. What are the prominent hotels near Hyderabad Airport? A.
Some of the premium hotels near the Hyderabad Airport are Novotel, Transit Hotel By Plaza Premium Lounge, First Transit Hotel, Nine Star Hotel and Oyster Airport Hotel
. Q. What are the key attractions in Hyderabad? A.
Hyderabad is highly known for its historical presence. Its numerous attractions are Golconda Fort
, Birla Mandir, and Salarjung Museum. The Falaknuma Palace, Charminar, Paigah Tombs
and Nehru Zoological Park are some popular tourist sites near the Hyderabad airport. Q. What is the best time to visit Hyderabad? A.
The months after the monsoon season i.e. October to February are considered the best to visit Hyderabad. The weather during these months is pleasant and soothing.