In the morning drive to Vijayawada. Vijayawada literally means "City of Victory'. Located on the bank of Krishna River in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh, it is the biggest city in the district and 3rd largest city of the state. The best thing about this place is that travellers visiting the Buddhist centre of Amaravathi start their journey from this place. On arrival, transfer to the hotel for an overnight stay.
After breakfast, we will leave for city sightseeing tour of Vijaywada. We will be visiting the renowned Kanaka Durga Temple. Kanaka Durga Temple is located on an Indrakeeladri hill failing to notice the city as well as the Krishna River. One can find words of several dynasties in the temple. Thousands of devotees from the city and its surroundings visit the temple after taking a holy dip in the River Krishna during Vijayadashami festival. Further, we will be visiting Akana and Mandana Caves, which are dedicated to Akana and Mandana who were ministers in the court of Abdul Hasan Tanashah in the 17th century. There is another cave located at a short distance from these two caves, which date back to 2nd century BC and host the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara. On the way back to the hotel, we will be visiting the Malleswaraswami Temple, which is nestled on the Indrakiladri hill. The god worshipped in the temple is Mallikarjuna popularly known as Malleswara. He is even referred
After breakfast, we will drive back to Hyderabad. En-route, we will visit Kondapalli Village. Kondapalli Village is a small village with many hard working artisans working on the Puniki wood and painting them with enamel colours. Further, we will continue our drive to Hyderabad. On arrival at Hyderabad, we will drop you at your place.
Vijayawada is the third largest city in Andhra Pradesh, India, located on the banks of the Krishna River and bounded by the Indrakiladri Hills on the West and the Budameru River on the North. The city is located in the Krishna District, about 275 kilometres from the state capital Hyderabad.