9 days in Andhra Pradesh Itinerary

9 days in Andhra Pradesh Itinerary

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9 days in Andhra Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  3​h
1
Visakhapatnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Araku Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Vijayawada
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Tirupati
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
End: Chennai

2
nights
Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam ©
The coastal port city of Visakhapatnam looks both outwards to the sea and inland to the mountains of the Eastern Ghats.
Do some cultural sightseeing at INS Kurusura Submarine Museum and Sri Lakshmi Narsimhaswamyvari Devastham. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Simhachalam Temple and Kotilingeshwara Temple. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Rama Krishna Beach, stroll through Yarada Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, and walk around Kailasagiri.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Visakhapatnam online driving holiday planner .

Chennai to Visakhapatnam is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Araku Valley.

Things to do in Visakhapatnam

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
INS Kurusura Submarine Museum ©
INS Kurusura Submarine Museum
Simhachalam Temple ©
Simhachalam Temple
Rama Krishna Beach ©
Rama Krishna Beach

1
night
Araku Valley

Araku Valley
Araku Valley is a region surrounded by the thick forests of the Eastern Ghats.
To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Araku Valley trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You'll set off for Vijayawada on the 13th (Mon).

2
nights
Vijayawada

Vijayawada ©
A commercial hub in the state of Andhra Pradesh, the bustling city of Vijayawada lies on the banks of the Krishna River, surrounded by green hills and quaint villages.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kanakadurga Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Uppalapadu Bird Sanctuary, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotappakonda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy Temple, then explore the fascinating underground world of Undavalli Caves, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paritala Anjaneya Swami Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gunadala Matha Shrine.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vijayawada trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Araku Valley to Vijayawada takes 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Vijayawada are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tirupati.

Things to do in Vijayawada

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy Temple, Uppalapadu Bird Sanctuary, Kotappakonda, Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kanakadurga Temple ©
Kanakadurga Temple
Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple ©
Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple
Gunadala Matha Shrine ©
Gunadala Matha Shrine

2
nights
Tirupati

Tirupati ©
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
Get some cultural insight at Tirumala Temple and Sri Varahaswami Temple. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple and ISKCON - Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir. Venture out of the city with trips to Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple (in Tirumala) and Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami Temple (in Srikalahasti). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Govindarajaswami Temple and identify plant and animal life at Sri Venkateswara Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tirupati road trip site .

Drive from Vijayawada to Tirupati in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Sri Venkateswara Wildlife Sanctuary, Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple, Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami Temple
Highlights from your plan
Tirumala Temple ©
Tirumala Temple
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple
Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami Temple ©
Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami Temple

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