Araku Tourism & Travel Guide Places To Visit in Araku

Araku Tourism and Travel Guide

Beauty at its best. Araku valley is a feast for eyes and offers a soothing soul. It is located in Andhra Pradesh and undoubtedly a stunner. Araku valley is a spectacular vacation spot surrounded by high mountains, coffee plantations, foggy clouds, lush green meadows and a pleasing climate. A first of its kind in the country, A ride vistadome train offers tourists a panoramic view of the Araku valley along the journey. It has a rich cultural as well as traditional past.

 The valley boasts of reserved forests which are known for their rich biodiversity. It is surrounded by mountains of Anantagiri, Galikonda, Sunkarimetta, Raktakonda and Chitamogandi. Galikonda hill is being the tallest hill in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The landscape is awash in green with Deodar trees towering over coffee and pepper plantations. The nearby villages of Champi and Madugula are popular trekking routes from Araku Valley. The lush forest trails make for an adventurous trip.  We can have a glimpse at the different tribes of Araku valley and their lifestyle and cultural practices. The kodhu tribe inhabit predominantly the hills of araku valley and Paderu of Visakhapatnam district. They perform Dimsa, a dance form accompanied by special drums.

The road journey to Araku valley is an interesting one since you get to see splendid scenery as the vehicle winds up the road to Araku. Must visit places in and around Araku are Ananthagiri Hills, Araku Tribal Museum, Borra Caves. Chaparai waterfalls, Padmapuram Botanical Gardens, Katiki waterfalls, Tyda nature camp, Masthyagundam etc.

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