Tada is a town on the Chennai-Nellore highway, just over 65 km from Chennai, India and 80 km from Tirupathi. It is located in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh and is about 1.5 km north of the Andhra Pradesh border.
This place is the exact border of the Andhra Pradesh. Its nearest major railway station is Tada and Sullurpeta. NH-5 starts from Chennai to Kolkata, which passes through Tada. Pulicat lake lies east to Tada.
Transport services are provided by APSRTC from the village Varadaiahpalem. SUVs or some vehicles with high ground clearance are best suited for the paved road. Small cars should be avoided.
Tada is a relatively little known tourist destination. It is known for its waterfall (locally called as Ubbalamadugu Falls), hillocks and greenery. It is ideal for hiking, trekking and picnics.
Tada is at a walking distance from Sri City, a Planned Integrated Business City (Township) located 55 km North of Chennai on NH 5 along the border of Andhra Pradesh (AP) and Tamil Nadu (TN) States of India. Much of Sricity area is in Chittoor District and a smaller area along the NH5 is in Nellore District of AP, adjacent to Tiruvallur District of TN. 25 top companies across the globe had already on board to set up shops at Sri City.
The Satish Dhawan Space Centre (aka SHAR), India’s Satellite/Rocket launching centre is located at Sriharikota, on the eastern side of the Pulicat Lake which separates Sri City and the Satellite launching station.
With limited accommodation available nearby, the nearest place is Sullurpeta, which has very good AC and Non-AC lodges. For better hotels the best locations to stay are at Srikalahasti or Varadaiahpalem town.