ARAKU VALLEY - Things to Know Before Visiting
Araku - Visakhapatnam Rd, Araku Valley, Andhra Pradesh 531149, India
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About ARAKU VALLEY
This is a hillstation in The Vishakapatanam district. This place is often referred to as Ooty of Andhra. It is a valley in the Eastern Ghats inhabited by different tribes.
Attractions Near ARAKU VALLEY
The Borra Caves are situated in the Ananthagiri hills of the Araku valley in Vishakapatnam district. British geologist William King discovered this million years old cave in the year 1807 and it has been a tourist favorite ever since. Breathtaking hilly terrain, beautiful landscape, semi-evergreen moist deciduous forests, and wild fauna of the Borra Caves are a visual feast.
This is a hanuman temple located in the Koraput district. There is a huge Hanuman idol there. This is the main devotee location of the Koraput district.
Pedaru is a villlage located in Vishakapatanam district which is very good in its natural beauty and it is popular for its cool weather and greenery. Paderu is connected by road only. Unlike Araku this small hill station does not have any rail connectivity.
Thatipudi reservoir is a water reservoir on the river Goshtani located in tatipudi. It is a water supply reservoir to the city of Vishakapatanam.
Deomali Hill is a mountain peak in the Chandragiri-Pottangi subrange of the Eastern ghats. It Surrounded by deep green forest, the peak is rich in flora and fauna. This hill range is rich in mineral resources such as bauxite, limestone and gemstones. Deomali is dotted with brooks and deep valleys, and inhabited by tribes such Kandhas, Parajas, Bhumia, Malis and Bhotias. It is not only a marvel for the tourists but also to the adventurous sports lovers for hang gliding, mountaineering and trekki
It is a pilgrim site situated in the Koraput district of Odisha. A limestone cave is there and its main attraction is the gigantic Shivalinga which is said to be increasing in size. Pilgrims from all over the country come here during the Sravana period because the yearly Bol Bam yatra is held at this place. Devotees walk to the Gupteshwar during Bol Bam yatra to bath in the maha kund, and then chant near the Shiva Linga.
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Visakhapatnam is a coastal, port city, often called "The Jewel of the East Coast".