Araku Valley

Araku Valley Information

Araku valley
in Andhra Pradesh and India
Araku Valley Coordinates 18.3333°N 82.8667°E
Araku Valley Country  India
Araku Valley State Andhra Pradesh
Araku Valley District(s) Visakhapatnam
Araku Valley Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Araku Valley Area
• Elevation

• 911 m (2,989 ft)
Araku Valley Codes
  • Pincode - 531 149
  • Telephone - +08936

Araku Valley History

Araku Valley is a popular hill station which is situated in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. Araku Valley is an astonishing valley, coated with blossoming green forests and always echoing with musical notes of waterfalls. And the enjoyable climate of Araku Valley makes it a paradise. For every visitor it gives a unique and wonderful experience.

Araku Valley Details

Araku Valley is a popular hill station which is situated in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. Araku Valley is situated 115km from Vishakhapatnam area, close to Orissa state border. And this place entices people with pleasing weather, valleys and hills. Natural beauty of the Araku Valley enlivens with its affluent landscape. And the district of this valley is approximately 36 km and the elevation is involving 600 and 900 m over sea level. The trip to this place on Ghat road with wide forests on any side is in itself pleasant and interesting. Anyone can have an amazing trekking trip. Bridges and 46 tunnels will meet guest on the way. Lush orchards, rolling grass lands and pleasing weather make Araku Valley a pleasant place.

Araku Valley Location

Araku Valley is situated on Eastern Ghats of India; the valley is occupied through tribal people. One of other attractions of this valley is an ethnic museum. The valley is linked through both road and rail to the city of Vishakhapatnam.

How to Reach Araku Valley

By Road: - One can go up from Visakhapatnam or take any of buses pursuing here. (117 km from Visakhapatnam).

By Air: - The nearby airport is Vishakhapatnam at a space of 112-km.

By Train: - Araku Station (136 km from Visakhapatnam).

When To Go

Best time to vacation is Araku Valley throughout October to February.

Places to See in Araku Valley

Araku Tribal Museum:

The ethnic Museum in Araku Valley walks around the tribal customs of Eastern Ghats. The ethnic Museum shows rich ethnic tradition and numerous relics. One can make out the tools used through the clans and benefit information about cultural and social aspects of tribal people. There is a booth in museum where handiworks items of tribes are vended.

Anantagiri Hills:

Anantagiri is a beautiful resort covered in green rolling ranges of Eastern Ghats. And it is considered one of blazing summer months. The Ananthagiri is balanced at an elevation where panoramic vista clarifies stunning viewpoints.

Bheemunipatnam Beach:

Bheemunipatnam Beach is approximately 25-km from Vishakhapatnam and major attraction of Araku Valley. The vital aspect of curiosity at place is beach, which is possibly unrivaled for its loveliness all along the east coast.

Borra caves

: Borra caves is situated at a space of over 90-95 km from Vishakhapatnam and main desirability of Araku Valley and located at 1400 meters over sea-level, they put on Eastern Ghats and take up a district of 2 sq km. William King George of Geological Survey of India exposed these caves in year 1807. The halogen lamps and mercury enlighten inside make the center of caves colorful and impressive.

Tyda Park:

It is situated 75 kms from Visakhapatnam on Araku road; it is being widen with camping conveniences at the Jungle Bells to give a charming experience in wilds to visitors. An abode for a diversity of avitauna and wild mammals, Tyda is perfect for bird watching and screening wild life. Other attractions are astounded trekking, climbing and targeting with bow and arrows.

Anantagiri Hills Panchayats

  • Baski (village and panchayat)
  • Bondam (village and panchayat)
  • Chinna Labudu (village and panchayat)
  • Chompi (village and panchayat)
  • Gannela (village and panchayat)
  • Iragai (village and panchayat)
  • Kotha Bhalluguda (village and panchayat)
  • Lotheru (village and panchayat)
  • Madagada (village and panchayat)
  • Madala (village and panchayat)
  • Padmapuram (village and panchayat)
  • Pedda Labudu (village and panchayat)
  • Siragam (village and panchayat)
  • Sunkarametta (village and panchayat)

Araku Valley Resorts & Hotels

Araku Vally Resort or Hotel Name Rent Per Day
Haritha Valley Resort(Yatri Nivas) (A.P.T.D.C.)   Rs. 900/- to 2000/-
Haritha Hill Resort (Mayuri)(A.P.T.D.C)    Rs. 650/- to 2000/-
Hotel Rajdhani (Dhaba Gardens)        Rs. 500/- to 1500/-
Vikash Resort (Beside Yatriniwas)   Rs. 400/- to 600/-
Sri Sai Krishna(Opp. Yatriniwas)    Rs. 400/- to 600/-
Sri Venkateswara Holiday Home(Araku Valley) Rs. 400/- to 500/-
Arunadaya Lodge (Araku Valley) Rs. 250/- to 500/-
Dhalla Guest House with kitchen facility (Near TV Tower) Rs. 300/- to 900/-