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Araku Valley

Known as the "Food Bowl of south India", the Araku Valley is one of the most prominent tourist destinations of Andhra Pradesh. The Borra Caves are the major attraction over here. The pristine sceneries and the marvellous views make this place a hot favorite of nature lovers and photography buffs. The coffee plantations are a sight to behold as well. the other attractions in this beautiful valley are the Padmapuran Botanical Gardens, Tyda Village and Park, Dumbriguda Fall, Sangda and Katiki Waterfalls, Matsyagundam village and Bheemunipatnam Beach. The Araku Tribal Museum is a place where you get detailed information about ancient tribes, their culture and lifestyles in a very organized manner.
The Western Ghats in India are synonymous with the monsoons. There is no denying from the sheer beauty of the lush green carpets spread across miles. However, their less hyped counterpart - "The Eastern Ghats" is an equally enchanting land. Araku Valley, in Andhra Pradesh is a popular yet less explored South Indian tourist destination. Though it is advisable to visit in winters owing to heavy rainfall in monsoon, the beauty increases manifold in the rains.
Vaibhav Mishra
It was the 2nd day and we decided to leave early morning to see beauty of eastern ghats. The mountains in Araku valley are part of Eastern ghats which are covered with thick dense forest making them lush green. There are some film shooting spot where we stopped and clicked some pictures.
Chirra Akhil
Araku valley is least explored. This place is introduced to coffee vegetation during the times of British and this place now produces a good quality of coffee whose aroma and taste will refresh the souls from within. This place is also famous for rich spices and dry fruits. Above all the main cuisine is Bamboo Chicken, yes you heard it right, bamboo and chicken. This Exquisite, exclusive native dish prepared by local tribals with a rich blend of spices and chicken which will be cooked inside a bamboo spool directly with flames scorching the bamboo from outside and cooking chicken from within.