Araku Valley, also known as Araku, is a scenic hill station in Visakhapatnam. Commonly referred to as Andhra Ooty, it is one of the popular sightseeing attractions you cannot afford to miss in Vizag tour packages.
Located at an altitude range of 900 to 1400 meters above sea level, on the Eastern Ghats, Araku Valley is home to various tribal communities. It sprawls over an area of 36 sq. Km, and is a perfect getaway with pleasant climate, greenery, waterfalls and streams. It is renowned for coffee plantations.
Some of the most exciting places to visit near Araku Valley are Borra caves, Tyda, Katiki Falls, Tribal Museum & Padmapuram Botanical Gardens. The coffee plantations are a must-visit for those who love to indulge in different flavours of nature. Here you can see tribal folk dances like Dhimsa and Mayuri and visit the Araku Tribal Museum that showcases rich tribal tradition along with artefacts related to Eastern Ghat Tribal Culture.
The Ananthagiri Reserved Forest and Sunkarimetta Reserved Forest are an integral part of the Araku Valley. This valley is surrounded by Galikonda, Raktakonda, Sunkarimetta and Chitamogondi mountains. Jindhagada Peak, the tallest peak in the Eastern Ghats and the tallest one in the state is situated near Araku. The Ananthagiri hills are famous for coffee plantations, forests, lovely orchards and pleasant environment.
Not only these, but the other sightseeing places in the Araku Valley also are Tribal Museum, Chaparai, Ananthagiri, Borra Caves and Araku Waterfalls / Ranajilleda Falls.
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