Araku Valley

Araku Valley

Araku Valley is a hill station and valley region in the southeastern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It's surrounded by the thick forests of the Eastern Ghats mountain range. The Tribal Museum is dedicated to the area's numerous indigenous tribes, known for their traditional Dhimsa dance, and showcases traditional handicrafts. A miniature train runs through Padmapuram Gardens, with its sculptures and tree-top huts. Near the Gosthani River, the ancient Borra Caves are characterized by distinctive limestone formations. Many coffee plantations cover the slopes of the surrounding Ananthagiri Hills. The secluded village of Tyda is home to Jungle Bells Nature Camp, which draws birdwatchers and hikers. North, a path leads through dense vegetation to the Katiki Waterfalls, which tumble over craggy rocks into a pool below. Chaparai Waterfall flows down a gentle gradient, making for a popular recreational area and picnic spot.
Borra Caves

The caves, one of the largest in the country, at an elevation of about 2313 feet distinctly exhibit a variety of speleothems ranging in size and irregularly shaped stalactites and stalagmites.
Ananthagiri Hills

Ananthagiri near Araku Valley is a popular hill station in the Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. It is situated amidst the majestic hills and mountains of Eastern Ghats.

Chaparai waterfalls is a well-known picnic spot in Araku valley. A scenic place with waterfalls and surrounding forest area makes people relax.
Tribal Museum

Tribal Museum showcasing traditional art, handicrafts, ornaments, and textiles used by indigenous tribes.
Katia Waterfalls

Katika Waterfall or Katiki is a magnificent waterfall situated near Borra Caves in the Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the best waterfalls in Araku and also among the top places to visit in Araku.
Padmapuram Gardens

Padmapuram Botanical Gardens are a part of the Eastern Ghats and are situated in the Araku road. The garden was built during the time of the Second World War with the aim of growing vegetables for the soldiers.

Matsyagundam is a place near Paderu situated in a small picturesque valley. A rivulet flows with musical sound in which abundant fish are seen. The wonder here is that the fish come to the surface of the water and take the eatables offered by the visitors.
Duduma Waterfalls

The Duduma Waterfall is a 175 metres high waterfall formed by the Machkund river in Odisha & Andhra Pradesh states of India. Duduma is about 92 km from Koraput and about 177 km from Visakhapatnam.
Araku Waterfalls

Araku Waterfalls, also known as Ranajilleda falls is lovely and little known waterfalls situated near Ranajilleda Village near Araku.
Dumbriguda Waterfalls

Dumbriguda Waterfalls is located about 15 km from Araku Valley, on the way to Paderu. It is a popular tourist attraction, with its endless streams that cut across big rock formations of Araku Valley.
Bheemunipatnam Beach

Bheemunipatnam Beach is famous because of its enclosure with tall and huge coconut trees and crystal clear blue-colored water. Water sports are the main highlights of this beach
Tyda Park

Tyda is a small village nestling in the wooded hills of the Eastern Ghats, on the way to Araku from Vizag. This place is a natural bounty of flora and fauna.
Best Time To Visit Araku Valley

The popular time to visit Araku Valley is from November to January when days are often mild and dry. Monsoon season June to October sees heavy rainfall, peaking July to August. During the annual Itika Pongal hunting festival, women from the local indigenous tribes don colorful saris and perform the Dhimsa dance.

Contact Us

24, Ashok Vihar Colony, Picnic Spot Road, Lucknow - 226022, Uttar Pradesh, India.