Araku Valley, Visakhapatnam

Araku Valley | One of the best places to visit in Visakhapatnam

LocationAraku - Visakhapatnam Rd, Araku, Visakhapatnam, Visakhapatnam (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsAraku Valley open for 24 hours, No entry fee.
Place TypeCaves, Nature Sites and Parks
Place visit withMarried Couples, Unmarried Couples
Best time to visitSeptember, October, November, December

About Araku Valley

Araku Valley is a famous hill station located in Visakhapatnam district. This valley is surrounded by the mountains of Raktakonda, Chitamogondi, Galikonda and Sunkarimetta. Located at an altitude of 5000 feet, the Galikonda mountain is the highest mountain in the whole of Andhra Pradesh. Araku is famous for its coffee plantations which are surrounded by beautiful gardens, waterfalls and valleys which are covered with lush green forests.

There are many places of interest here such as the Government Silk Farm, which is famous for its Mulberry Garden and Tribal Museum. It is a habitat of rich biodiversity in many exotic species of flora and fauna.

Interesting facts about Araku Valley

  1. A hill station with coffee plantations and bewitching valleys enthralls the visitors.
  2. This place seems to be perfectly made for nature lovers who want to take themselves away with the tribal surroundings and the enchanting serenity.
  3. The city is situated amidst the beautiful sights of the Eastern Ghats and has a rich cultural and traditional past.
  4. The beauty of the valley has also been shown in Tollywood films. Films like Happy Des, Darling and Katha have been partially shot here.

How to reach Araku Valley

By Air:- The nearest airport to Araku Valley is located at Visakhapatnam city which is 115 km away. You can book a cab and go till the valley.

By Rail:- Visakhapatnam Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Araku Valley, you can book a rickshaw to reach the valley.

By Road:- Buses can be found to reach Araku Valley. Both private and state buses and cabs are available from here which charge very little.

Nearby famous places

  • Borra Caves
  • Ananthagiri
  • Tribal Museum
  • Katika Waterfalls
  • Padmapuram Gardens

Araku Valley FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at Araku - Visakhapatnam Rd, Araku, Visakhapatnam, Visakhapatnam.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Araku Valley: Araku Valley open for 24 hours, No entry fee..

𝒜. You should visit Araku Valley during September, October, November, December months for best experience.

🛑Note: We don't guarantee for info accuracy.