Holiday Trip in Anantapur

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.
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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

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 here.

Penna Ahobilam:

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.

Anantasagaram:

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.

By Air

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.

By Train

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.

By Road

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.
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