It was a 3 days visit to this coffee town of Vishakhapatanam. Paderu is a small hill town like Araku valley located in the same tribal belt.Coffee plantations in Minimuluru circle are very famous. Far from the major cities it gives you calm, quiet & rustic feeling of nature. Surrounded by mountains,there are no regular flights from other major cities of the country to Paderu. Nearest airport is Visakhapatnam Airport. It does not have an train station. Nearest option is Bayyavaram.You can easily get regular buses to Paderu from other major cities of the country. It will take 3 hours to cover 124 KM distance to reach Paderu from Visakhapatnam Airport ( Via Anakapalli – Chodavaram – Vaddadi ).
The tribal area allows you the explore the most rustic and earthy side of you. Known for its exceptional scenic beauty and unique and rich cultural heritage, Paderu has always been synonymous with tribes and tribal culture. So go all by yourself and explore the other side of you. Explore the rhythm of a tribal song, enjoy the yummilicious food of the locals and most importantly explore connecting with your own self.