Memorable Travel Experiences with Anantapur Holiday Packages
Anantapur is the largest district of the state of Andhra Pradesh and second largest in
India. Recognized all through the country for its silk trade industry, Anantpur has seen a
rapid growth in tourism sector. The place captivates the visitors with its glorious past
and huge monuments. It features a number of places and attractions that you can visit
on your trip. You should definitely book Anantapur holiday packages as your trip to
Andhra Pradesh is incomplete without coming across old age charms of this city.
Tourist Attractions in Anantapur
There are a number of tourist attractions in and around the town that you can come
across during your Anantapur trip.
Dharmavaram is a prominent destination, which is situated at a distance of about 47 km
from Anantapur city. The place is renowned for its silk weaving industry and has experts
in making the leather puppets. Variety of handloom products can be purchased from
Penna Ahobilam is popularly recognized for its Lord Narasimha Swamy Temple. The
shrine enjoys a stunning view of the bubbling rivulet of Pennar. As per the legends, the
temple was constructed over the footprints of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy. It is a
very well-known place for offering marriage ceremonies, which also observes a
grandiose car festival every year. In this temple complex, there are two other temples,
including Adi Laxmi Devi Temple and Chenchu Laxmi Devi Temple.
It is an old reservoir in Anantapur. Indeed, the city has got its name from the same tank.
Much-admired as one of the biggest reservoirs in the district, Anantasagaram is spread
over an area of 2,511 acres in Anantapur and Bukkarayasamudram. A portion of this
tank is known as 'Musalammakatta'. It is called so after Musalamma (a lady from
Bukkarayasamudram), who died to close up a breach in the tank.
Best Time to Visit Anantapur
The best time to go for Anantapur vacation is in winters during month of November to
February. Summer arrives in Anantapur in March and remains up to May when
temperature hovers between 30°C and 40°C. Monsoon remains between June and
September with irregular rainfalls and makes the ambiance really humid and harsh.
Winter celebrates cool weather and temperature remains between 30°C and 15°C
making it ideal for tour. It is the ideal time to visit this breathtaking destination.
How to Reach Anantapur
Ananthapur is easily accessible by all means of transport, including air, rail and road. If
you have plans to go for Anantapur trip, then know about how to reach there before
booking Ananthapur holiday packages.
The airports at Bangalore and Puttapurthi serve the air-passengers of Anantapur. The
airports are located at respective distance of 200 km and 70 km from the town.
Bangalore Airport is connected to all major cities of India and Puttaparthi Airport is also
connected with some cities. One can take bus or hire taxis to reach Anantapur on arrival
at the airport.
Anantapur enjoys excellent connectivity through railway and is connected to various
cities like Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Mumbai, New
Delhi, Pune, Vishakapatnam and many other cities with a number of trains.
NH-7 and NH-205 pass through Anantapur and connect it to all major cities of India.
Furthermore, there is frequent private and government bus service connecting
Anantapur with other parts of Andhra Pradesh and nearby states.