Vibrant Vishakapatnam & Araku valley

Tripoto
11th Mar 2019
Photo of Vibrant Vishakapatnam & Araku valley by Arijit Roy
Day 1

End of july 2017 we reached Vishakapatnam at 5.30am by Kanyakumari Express (Howrah - Kanyakumari), there was many trains but we choosed this train because of morning arrival, I basically travel on train at night because of sleep is very important for the tour, so i sleeped whole night and reached, 4.10pm - 5.30am 13 hours 30 mins time took, so we go for the hotel, Hotel i booked early via Online, and the hotel price fair enough about 1000/- with 3 beds ( Me,mom,dad) hotel name was Annapurna hotel at diamond park, after the checkout process we place our bags and prepared for our 1st day tour with some breakfast nearby hotel restaurant, so I dont know was that time how we will travel the whole Vizag city, but my Dad have an idea, we gone to the R.K beach (Ramkrishana beach).
And there was some autowala came and asking for GHUMNE JAYENGE CITY? so we started our bargening skills and start from 1200 to take it down to 750 rupees for the whole Vizag city trip.
THE SPOTS WE COVERD :--
1. Fishing harbour & dockside (Fish market with dock, you will see some big big freight ship) there a passenger ship is goes to Andaman also
2. Indira gandhi Zoo ( a zoo with some animal but not as well as Alipur zoo kolkata but it is very big and there is electric van that will reduce the time to explore)
3. Rama naidu studio ( a studio is situated over a hill and you need to take ticket to enter price was 30/-, and a market also there for the movie shooting, gallery, studio room, view point, sea view point etc.
4. Kailashgiri (its a small hill with toy train ticket cost - 80/-, ropeway,park,view point,Shiva-Parvati murti)
5. Trinity park (its a basic park but with different thing, The park is situated a high altitude position and in this park there is a rock stairs, which goes to downside on the beach its a beautiful place)
6. INS Kursura submarine ( we explored the submarine as a museum,webs of pipeline and electrical systems, meachanial parts all the thing you will discover in just - ticket-40 and for camera - 200)
7. Aquarium ( basic aquarium but if you a marine lover this place for you if you are not don't go)

Ramkrishana beach

Photo of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy

Fishing harbour & dock

Photo of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy

Zoo

Photo of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy

Studio view point

Photo of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy

Studio view point

Photo of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy

Rama naidu srudio

Photo of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy

Studio

Photo of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy

Kailashgiri

Photo of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy

Vizag city from ropeway

Photo of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy

Ins kursura

Photo of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy
Day 2

We had booked a car in 3000/- and fone for Araku valley & Borra cave,( you can go with train also, train name is KIRANDUL passenger, departs from Vishakapatnam junction 6:50am) . so we 1st go for the Araku valley, distance is 115 kms from our hotel it tooks about 3 hours to reach, after leaving the city roads getting narrower village rural area starts, then the jungle and hill area appeared what a beauty.... We visited Galikonda view point on out way its the Anantagiri range, then again starting our jouney about for 1 hour and we reached at Araku, its a rural place.
Spot we discovered--
1. Tribal museum ( its a museum, the lifestyle and culture of the tribes of Araku and surroundings, good museum a lot to know about the tribes there was a pool also with paddle boats but not on operation)
2. Coffee museum (its a museum of coffee plantation history and culture of Araku)
3. Araku Valley (entry point) (this spot is very eye catchy and paradise of Photographers)

Galikonda view point Anantagiri range

Photo of Araku Valley, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy

Galikonda view point, Anantagiri

Photo of Araku Valley, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy

Entering Hillside

Photo of Araku Valley, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy

Araku valley

Photo of Araku Valley, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy

After araku valley we visited the Borra caves its a 150 million years old cave, and it is large very large, and if there are less crowd you may feel cold atmosphere, and several Bats hanging over the ceiling of cave,

Borra cave

Photo of Borra Caves, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy

Downside to upside

Photo of Borra Caves, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy

A limestone art

Photo of Borra Caves, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy

Stairs are huge

Photo of Borra Caves, Andhra Pradesh, India by Arijit Roy
Day 3

Last but not the least, Light house our last visited spot on 3rd day, and we leaved the Vizag on 4th day, so we did'nt wasting our time we booked a Auto rickshaw about 800/- and headed to the Lighthouse, it is situated a bit far from city and hillside (cliff side next to the ocean)
So our Vishakapatnam trip is over.... And these trip costs about per head around 6500/-

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