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Things to do in Araku Valley

Araku Valley is one of the most beautiful spots in Andhra Pradesh with a variety of things to do. A little hill station nestled in the Ananthagiri district just a few hours from the bustling city of Visakhapatnam, Araku Valley is an idyllic resort with panoramic views of coffee plantations and forested hillsides.

The nature lover will have plenty of activities to keep busy. From exploring the verdant countryside, and trekking in the nearby hills to delving in the ancient limestone Borra Caves. Carry a picnic lunch and enjoy the serene surroundings of the valley. Mingle with the tribals in the surrounding villages, buy old silver jewellery from them to take back home or visit the Tribal museum that traces their history in this area.

Araku Valley has much to offer the tourist looking for a respite from big city life.

Sightseeing in Araku valley

Some of the sightseeing options in Araku Valley includes Ananthagiri Hills which has a beautiful resort wrapped in the verdant ranges of the Eastern Ghats.

Shopping in Araku valley

There’s not much to shop in Araku Valley but still look out for junk jewellery, handicrafts, old antiques, beautiful silk and cotton weaves- you can buy these and take them back as souvenirs.

Activities in Araku valley

There are plenty of activities to indulge in when you are in Araku Valley.

NearBy Places in Araku valley

Some of the places near Araku Valley that you can visit are mentioned below.

The Ananthagiri hills on the way to Araku Valley are famous for coffee plantations.

Eating Out in Araku valley

Araku Valley has quite a few options when it comes to eating out. Food at Araku is very delicious but also costly at the same time.

Festivals & Events in Araku valley

There are a few festivals and events that take place in Araku Valley.

The Dhimsa dance, an age-old folk dance of the aborigines is still performed here during 'Itika Pongal' - the famous hunting festival in April.

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