About 120 km from Vishakhapatnam (Vizag) is a small hill station called Araku Valley. With verdant greenery and beautiful views to offer, Araku Valley sees a lot of tourism not only from India, but from all over the world. A popular place to visit, Araku Valley is the perfect destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike. Journeying to Araku Valley via train is one of the most scenic trips in the country as the rail road passes through tunnels, hill sides, and streams. Araku Valley is often referred to as the “Food Bowl of South India” , and one of the most famous delicacies served here is the Bamboo Chicken, which everyone should definitely try when visiting the place.
Araku Valley is a treasure trove of attractions and places to visit. From waterfalls to offer a serene ambiance to the magnificent Borra caves that showcase the best of nature’s resilience, there is something for everyone when it comes to the places to visit in Araku Valley. There is the toy train in the Padmapuran Botanical Garden; then there are the opportunities of having a picnic, or enjoying some trekking and camping at the Tyda Village and Park. Araku Valley is full of adventures that you can pick and choose from to plan your itinerary.
Some of the most popular places to visit in Araku Valley are:
Despite the fact that Araku Valley is a hill station and that the weather here is generally cooler than in Vizag, the summers here can get pretty hot, with temperatures reaching as high as 42 degrees Celsius. After the end of the summer season by the end of May, the monsoons begin sometime around the 2nd week of June, and last till the beginning of October. From October till about February, the temperatures in Araku Valley are very pleasant, making these months the best time to visit. As mentioned, there are many places to visit in Araku Valley and they can be best covered if the weather is on your side. However, the beauty of the monsoons in Araku Valley is incomparable, and if you wish to witness the exquisite beauty and greenery of the place, there is no time like the monsoons to do it.
No matter what kind of vacation you are aiming at, you can find the best packages for Araku Valley with Madras Travels. Browse through our range of tours to find the one that suits your needs the best! From travel arrangements to accommodation to chalking down the places to visit in Araku Valley, we will take care of everything, so you can sit back and concentrate on the most important thing – having fun and creating memories!