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Araku Valley

| Retiring room at Visakhapatnm, Visakhapatnam (Vizag), India
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The Real CRUX of Araku Valley is only you can get by Train

Hello, I have visted Sraku valley in third week of July. Weather is very Pleasant. I Already... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ravishankar79
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Allahabad, India
Scenic beauty

The place is a hill station.There are APTDC full day busses which start in the morning from vizag... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
deepa v
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“hill station” (73 reviews)
“coffee museum” (43 reviews)
“tribal museum” (133 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Retiring room at Visakhapatnm, Visakhapatnam (Vizag), India
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Reviewed yesterday

Hello, I have visted Sraku valley in third week of July. Weather is very Pleasant. I Already visited lot of hill stations in India. Araku valley is different Since from train you get the crisp natural views which is not possible thru bus or cab....More

Thank ravishankar79
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The place is a hill station.There are APTDC full day busses which start in the morning from vizag and leave you back in the night.Its a place to go with kids.Therz a tribal museum and park.Kids enjoy a lot.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's good for a 1 day trip. You can travel from vizag in about 3 hours.Enroute you can visit Borra caves. In araku apart from the scenic beauty on road there ain't much to see. You can visit the museum and coffee museum. These are...More

Thank Bhagyajeet S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing much to see in that place except the tribal museum. It is better to plan a trip to Borra Caves which is much lesser in distance from vishakapatnam. If u r a traveller from Mumbai , Mumbai-Lonavla travel is much more interesting but considering...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Araku is a place to relax and enjoy nature. There are few tourist spots in Araku and they can be visited in two hours time. If you have time you can go ahead upto 15 KM to Chaparai to see the water passing over rocky...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Araku valley in Aug 2017. We went via train to Araku from vizag ealry morning and reached the resort called Dhimsa Resorts. Since it was raining heavily we were unable to move out until afternoon. As soon as thr rain stopped we...More

Thank Kiran K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite ontward journey from vskp to araku was incredible,the return journey was terrible.The train reached araku 2hrs late following to that the train stopped at simahchalam north for more than 2hrs which is of no use.When we interacted with station official they informed us that...More

Thank anoop b
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are visiting Vizag, explore Araku Valley only by train. The route is scenic with over 50 tunnels. On return advisable to take a cab via Borra Caves. However cab is expensive, it will save time for your return back to Vizag.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a scenic place with a good weather most of the year except for the peak summer. Always had a good time.Be it driving around, walking,hiking or photography it's always a satisfying experience. The food is local and Chinese and there's a Araku valley coffee...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friends. Enjoyed lot there there are many tourist places are there to see and three waterfalls and borra caves was excellent so you will also have fun there so you need to visit at least ones

Thank Kharatmal N
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SreeMitra
14 July 2018|
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Response from Bhagyajeet S | Reviewed this property |
No autos. Buses are available but as far I Know it's in package. You can opt for APSRTC buses from vizag which will take you to borra caves and araku as well. Visit their website for knowing about their packages. But if you... More
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Puneribana
11 July 2018|
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Response from Pleasant2016 | Reviewed this property |
better to go by Innova. you can have time to see the places well. if you go by aptdc bus it will be very inconvenient n u cannot enjoy. if you start at 8 a.m. u can return by 8 p.m. liesurely n enjoy the trip
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