Manginapudi Beach – Andhra Pradesh
“A total of Rs 1.50 crore will be spent on the beautification of the beach” stated Andhra Pradesh Minister for Excise KolluRavindra in relation to the “Manginapudi Beach” located in Machilipatnam. This scenic beach is situated in the Krishna District and, is renowned for its natural beauty and serene environment. Additionally, a unique feature of this beach is that it contains black soil instead of sand. So, if you want to enjoy true natural beauty and serenity in complete solitude then this beach must be visited.
How to get there Manginapudi Beach?
- By Train:
There are two railway stations located in Machilipatnam and they include the Machilipatnam Railway Station and the Chilakalapudi Railway Station. Both these railway stations are well connected to most of the major cities in the country.
2. By Road:
The Andhra Pradesh state transport buses (APSRTC) are well connected to major cities/towns in the state as well as to some parts of Southern India.
3. By Air:
The nearest airport located to this beach is in Vijaywada. The Vijaywada Airport is well connected to most of the major cities in the country.
Climate and best time to visit Manginapudi Beach:
The climate in Machilipatnam during summers which begins in March and ends in May is extremely hot with, the temperature ranging from a maximum 37 degree Celsius to a minimum of 23 degree Celsius. The rainfall received during monsoon which begins in June and ends in September is generally moderate. Finally, the winter months that begins in October and ends in February are extremely pleasant with, the temperature ranging from a minimum of 18 degree Celsius to a maximum of 32 degree Celsius. Therefore, the ideal time to visit this beach is from October to March, as the climate is extremely pleasant during this period.
- Things/activities to do:
There are a number of major tourist attractions in and around the beach. They are as follows:
There are a couple of popular temples located around the beach i.e. ManginapudiRamalayam Temple and AnjaneyaSwamy Temple.
2. Undavalli Caves:
The Undavalli Caves are caves that were carved out of sandstone during the 4th and 5th century. These caves are located around this beach and are a major tourist attraction.
This beach consists of an old lighthouse that not only adds charm but, is also a major tourist attraction.