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Vijayawada to Kolhapur Flights

Vijayawada to Kolhapur Flights

Travelling from Vijayawada to Kolhapur? Need a flight? Worry not, Adani One’s platform is here to help. Just type the source and destination city, and you are almost done. The best air ticket deals, including cashback offers, discounts from domestic carriers, such as IndiGo, Air India, AirAsia, and SpiceJet, are listed in the airfare calendar. Choose as per your convenience and plan the rest of your trip with peace of mind. If you are looking for a two-way ticket, you may even avail amazing flight ticket offers, deals and discounts for round-trip bookings. Currently, only IndiGo operates regular flights from Vijayawada to Kolhapur. There are no direct flights on this route and most have a layover in Hyderabad. The total duration of the journey is approximately 8 hours. It starts from Vijayawada and reaches Hyderabad airport within 1 hour. There is a long layover of 5 hours in Hyderabad and then reaches Kolhapur within 2 hours. Do check out the airfare calendar on Adani One for updates, flight status and avail the cheap air tickets and discounted airfares. Book your flight tickets today!

Flights from Vijayawada to Kolhapur


About Kolhapur Airport

Kolhapur airport (IATA: KLH) started in the year 1987, and its operations were taken over by the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) on 16 April, 1997. However, they were relieved from the responsibility of running the airport later on. Kolhapur Airport is just 9.4 km away from the bus stand, and the railway station is located at around 9.8 km. The travellers can avail the auto-rickshaws that are the most common mode of transport, along with the bus service run by the municipal corporation. Taxis are also available for local transport. The terminal 1 is the domestic terminal and has Indian Airlines and many other airlines connecting the city with other major cities in India through direct flights. The services at the terminal include baggage handling services. To spend your time you will find many shopping malls, restaurants and cafes too. Duty free shopping outlets offer great experience in affordable shopping. In case the flight is delayed, plenty of options are left for you to explore. All the essential services are designed with advanced technological features by the Airport Authority of India at the Kolhapur Airport to offer the best experience for all passengers

About Kolhapur

Situated on the banks of Panchganga river and enveloped by Sahyadri mountains, the city of Kolhapur is known for its historical forts, temples and royal palaces. Kolhapur is around 387 km from Mumbai and is well-known for its Kolhapuri chappals and Kolhapuri Saaj, a style of necklace. Kolhapuri cuisine is famous for its variety of spread. It is said that Kolhapur was named after the demon Kohlasur, as per his last wish as he was being killed by Goddess Mahalakshmi. Situated at an altitude of nearly 1,900 feet, Kolhapur has a pleasant climate throughout the year. The best time to visit Kolhapur is from October to March. Apart from Marathi, Hindi and English are predominantly spoken here. Kolhapur is an agricultural as well as an industrial region. Its industries include sugar processing, the manufacture of textiles and engineering products. The presence of the Marathi film industry is quite heavy in Kolhapur.

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Jyotiba Temple

Right in the centre of Kolhapur, Jyotiba temple is built at an elevation of 3,124 feet and boasts of a panoramic view of the town. The deity Jyotiba is offered gulal or coloured powder, mostly pink in colour by the devotees. So you can find the temple clad in pink as a symbol of sincerity.

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Mahalaxmi Temple

Located in the centre of the city, this temple is where pilgrims gather in large numbers to seek blessings from Goddess Lakshmi (also referred to as Ambabai by the locals). It was erected in the 7th century by Chalukya rulers.

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Panhala Fort

Panhala is a small hill station in Maharashtra, about 20 km from the city of Kolhapur. Panhala Fort has a major place in Maratha history as it has witnessed quite a bit of royal history, most notably Shivaji Maharaj spent more than fifty years of his adult life here.

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Rankala lake

The serene lake, believed by the locals to have been built by Shri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj, is a popular spot in Kolhapur. It has a temple in the vicinity with a mammoth sculpture of Nandi - the bull and the vehicle of Lord Shiva. Extending to almost 107 hectares, Rankala lake is a good place for horse riding, boating and delicious snacks.

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Sagareshwar Deer Sanctuary

It is a man-made protected sanctuary about 11 square km where a variety of wildlife and species of flora are preserved. Apart from the different types of deers, peacocks and boars are the commonly sighted animals at the sanctuary.


About Vijayawada Airport

This airport, also called NTR Amaravati International Airport (IATA: VGA, ICAO: VOBZ), is a public international airport in Andhra Pradesh Capital Region. Located at Gannavaram, the airport is 25 km from Vijayawada. The single terminal of the Vijayawada Airport takes up 850 sq m. During World War II, the airport was used by the army before becoming a civilian airport. The extension of the airport undertaken by the Airports Authority of India is currently ongoing. Flights connect to cities like Delhi, Chennai, Coimbatore, Tirupati, and Mumbai, and the International flights connect to Muscat, Kuwait, and Dubai. City bus services and car rentals are easily available in the airport. The railway station is about 22 km away and travellers can board a bus or taxi to travel to other cities. The baggage services include free trolleys and escorted trolleys for senior citizens or physically challenged travellers. Also, wheelchair, childcare rooms, first aid and medical care rooms are available there. It also has many snack cafes, book stores, and garment stores.

About Vijayawada

Vijayawada is the second-largest city of Andhra Pradesh and is considered as its political, commercial, media, and cultural capital. One of South Central Railway’s major junctions, Vijayawada is connected to cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, and Hyderabad. The name is derived from the word for victory - ‘Vijaya’. It is believed that the goddess Durga rested here after killing a demon and thus the name came to be ‘a place of victory. Thousands of religious followers visit the temple to seek blessings from Goddess Kanaka Durga. Situated on the banks of river Krishna, Vijayawada produces the juiciest mangoes and is renowned for its pickles. Vijayawada is also remarkable for its spicy food and variety. People interested to learn more about the region's history and culture visit the place in numbers. The city is an abode for many temples, Buddhist shrines, which are architectural marvels by themselves. And of course, the famous Prakasam Barrage is a sight to behold. There are many ancient caves, magnificent temples, lush parks, iconic museums, forts, and malls that add up to the charm of this wonderful city. Vijayawada is well-connected to the airport by road, and taxis are easily available near it. Vijayawada Rail Junction is a very busy junction and more than 270 trains pass through each day. Vijayawada experiences a very moderate climate. The summers are unbearably hot there, and thus visiting at this time is not recommended. Winters are mild, and monsoons get heavy downpours. Ideal time to visit Vijayawada is during the winter, from October to February, when the weather is pleasant.

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Bhavani island

Bhavani Island is a major tourist spot on the Krishna River and is part of the Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary. This artificial island was developed by the Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation. Boat rides are available during selected days in a week and fishing and swimming opportunities make it a favourite among the people.

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Kanaka Durga temple

The goddess Kanaka Durga is the presiding deity of this temple, situated on top of Indrakeeladri Hill, which is the highest point in Vijayawada and all of Andhra Pradesh.

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Kondapalli Fort

Kondapalli is a town in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. Dating back to 1360 CE, Kondapalli Fort is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A major tourist attraction, the fort witnesses an influx of visitors during religious festivals like Dussehra. The Kondapalli toys made of wood are quite popular as well.

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Prakasam Barrage

Prakasam Barrage is one of India’s most modern feats of engineering, designed and built by Sir Arthur Cotton, and Capt. Orr. It is 50 m high, providing a marvellous view. The 1223.5 long modern regulator and Road Bridge across the Krishna River, was completed in 1957. It serves the purpose of irrigation and drinking water supply.

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Undavalli caves

Located about 8 km from Vijayawada, these caves were carved out of sandstone hills in the 7th century. Among the many caves, the largest one is the most popular, with a huge statue of Lord Vishnu in the reclining posture. The main cave is known for its Gupta architectural style.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you can carry dry food items on flights, but it is better to check the policies and guidelines of the carriers before boarding the flight.

Manginapudi Beach is the nearest beach to Vijayawada. The distance to this beach from Vijayawada is just 80 km.

International flight operations from Vijayawada airport are likely to start soon.

Genrally about 4 to 6 domestic flights fly from Vijayawada on a regular basis. Air India, SpiceJet, and IndiGo are some primary airlines operating in Vijayawada.

Two days is all you need to have an unforgettable experience in Kolhapur. The city has loads to offer when it comes to sightseeing, entertainment, shopping, and nightlife.

It's a wonderful city in southern Maharashtra, bordering Karnataka. It has got a historical and spiritual base. It is often called Dakshin Kashi.

The hottest month of the year in Vijayawada is May, with an average high of 105°F and low of 82°F. The cool season lasts for 5 months, from August 15 to January 19, with an average daily high temperature below 90°F. The coldest month of the year in Vijayawada is December, with an average low of 64°F and high of 86°F.

Kolhapuri chappal and Kolhapuri Saaj are the two most widely-recognised signature items of Kolhapur. Lavangi Mirchi, Gur, Red and White curry, Sukha Mutton, Dudh Katta are also some items of the list. Mahadwar and Shivaji Roads are considered as good places where you can go to shop.

Winter season in Kolhapur lasts from October to March and is a good time to visit Kolhapur. Summers in Kolhapur are very hot and are not ideal for travel.

NTR Amaravati International Airport.

The ancient name of Kolhapur was Kuntal. It is also known as Dakshin Kashi.

Vijayawada is one of the major railway and roadway junction in India. It is also popular for being a sacred visiting place for Buddhist and Hindu devotees. Apart from religious spots, Vijayawada also has historical monuments and places to visit.

Hinduism is the main religion followed by the majority of residents in Kolhapur and Marathi is the mother tongue of Kolhapuri people. Apart from Marathi, Hindi and English are also commonly used here.

The sugarcane produced in fertile land of Kolhapur is rich in sugar grain and the colour impurities proportion is less compared to other areas. So while preparing jaggery, the coloured elements can be easily removed to the maximum extent.

The tale behind this name is that River Krishna requested Arjuna to make a passage for her to merge into the Bay of Bengal. Arjuna made a bejjam (hole) through the mountains and the place came to be known as Bejjamwada, which later changed to Bezawada.
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Airport Information

Kolhapur Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India 416004

Vijayawada NH16, Gannavaram, Andhra Pradesh 521102