VISHAKHAPATNAM | THINGS TO DO | TWO DAYS ITINERARIES | ARAKU VALLEY BUS TOUR

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2nd Oct 2017
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Day 1

This trip is all about the ARAKU valley and Vizag City tour and things to do.  Starting from the day one,  I and my school friend had planned our trip to visit Vishakhapatnam district during our Navtri holidays from our work.  We started our journey from our hometown i.e. Jamshedpur via train reached till Bhubaneswar, then we caught our next train from Bhubaneswar to Vizag,  it took around 20 hours to finally reach at Vizag.  We had already booked our stay at BSNL guesthouse with the help of my friend's relative. Which was priced 900/- for three days.  We spent the evening by roaming local and visiting Malls and eating local dishes.

Day 2

Next day we moved towards the vizag Busstand to catch our bus for bus tour of araku valley,  Remember that you have to book online for the Bus Or train tour to Araku valley via Government website of Andhra Pradesh. For those who don't know, 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. Lying 111 km west of Visakhapatnam city.

Here is the Things to do/places to visit at Araku Valley
1. Coffee Plantation at Araku

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2. Galikonda View point

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3. Tribal Museum at Araku Valley

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4. Padmapuram Garden at Araku Valley

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5. Borra Caves( last point to visit at Araku Valley)

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Day 3

For the day three itineraries we had booked a Scooty and decide to visit every place by our own.  Scooty one day rent was 450/- without petrol. 
We started our day with this following
1. SIMHACHALAM TEMPLE (VARHA LAXMI NARSHIMMA TEMPLE)

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After Having lunch we started our visit and we visited
2. SUBMARINE MUSEUM

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3. Kailashgiri

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4. Rushikonda Beach

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This was the end of our trip,  next early morning we had our train to catch. 
If you are a Biryani lover then do visit the famous Alpha restaurant in Vizag,  it is bit crowded so keep time in your hand and wait for a while.. Service is quick and good,  you won't be disappointed. Bye 👋

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