9 days in Visakhapatnam & Araku Valley Itinerary

9 days in Visakhapatnam & Araku Valley Itinerary

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9 days in Visakhapatnam & Araku Valley Itinerary

Start: Visakhapatnam
1
Visakhapatnam
— 6 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Araku Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
End: Visakhapatnam

6
nights
Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam ©
The coastal port city of Visakhapatnam looks both outwards to the sea and inland to the mountains of the Eastern Ghats.
Simhachalam Temple and Govindaraja Swamy Temple will appeal to history buffs. We've included these beaches for you: Rama Krishna Beach and Kondakarla Ava Beach. Explore Visakhapatnam's surroundings by going to Sri Varaha Lakshminarasimha Temple (in Simhachalam) and Vizianagaram (Saraswathi Temple & Ramanarayanam Temple). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Borra Caves, examine the collection at INS Kurusura Submarine Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Kanaka Mahalakshmi Ammavari Devasthanam, and enjoy the sand and surf at Rishikonda Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Visakhapatnam road trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Visakhapatnam. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Araku Valley.

Things to do in Visakhapatnam

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vizianagaram, Sri Varaha Lakshminarasimha Temple
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Borra Caves ©
Borra Caves
INS Kurusura Submarine Museum ©
INS Kurusura Submarine Museum
Rama Krishna Beach ©
Rama Krishna Beach

2
nights
Araku Valley

Araku Valley
Araku Valley is a region surrounded by the thick forests of the Eastern Ghats.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venkateswaraswamivari Devasthanam and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dwaraka Tirumala Temple. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Araku Valley day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley takes 5.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Araku Valley can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Araku Valley

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dwaraka Tirumala Temple, Sri Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple

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