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Araku Valley

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Araku Valley is located in the North Coast region of Andhra Pradesh in Southern India, India.

Araku Valley Scenic View Visakhapatnam District
Early morning in Araku Valley


Araku is blessed with enchanting beauty of the hills and greenery, interspersed with streams and rivulets

Get in[edit]

Train : The Railways operate a daily train at 7:05 AM from Vishakapatnam Railway Station. Buses : There are buses that operate from APSRTC that have a daily tour as well as normal operations

You can also hire a Taxi or car for as much as ₹2500 for a round trip and a night stay at Araku.

Get around[edit]

Take a walk around the small town in the early morning while the fog is still there to catch the beauty of a hill station. Famous Borra Caves are near this Valley.


Greenery, mountains, scenery.

Padmarao Gardens, Free Water Channel ('chepa raaya' in Telugu).


Museum of Tribal Arts


Bamboo chicken is a local speciality.


Aruku valley has coffee plantations and you can taste them at Aruku valley coffee house near to the bus station in Aruku

Stay safe[edit]

  • Hotel Haritha Valley resort & Haritha mayuri Resotr All APTDC Hotels

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