One Day Vizag to Araku Valley Tour by Cab

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Vizag is known for its untouched beaches and picturesque landscapes. Other than being an important port city in the Eastern Ghats and being known as “The Jewel of the East Coast”, Vizag is also blessed with a rich cultural and historical heritage.

This beautiful city has a lot to offer to its visitors – from hills, beaches and valleys to historically noteworthy buildings such as temples, mosques and churches. Vizag is also the financial capital of Andhra Pradesh, and the city also serves as the base for the Indian Navy Eastern Command.

Araku Valley remains a relatively unexplored hill station. Located at a distance of 120 KM from Vizag, Araku Valley is a site of fascinating natural beauty and can be conveniently explored with our One day Vizag to Araku Valley tour by a private cab. Set amidst the lofty hills of Eastern Ghats, Araku Valley is also native to a number of tribes.

In this valley, you will also find prehistoric Borra Caves and the Tribal Museum. Araku Valley is also well-known for its locally grown coffee. Kartiki Waterfall is also located within the valley and is a must visit. Araku Valley also has a lot of activities such trekking and swimming to offer for adrenaline junkies!

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Snapshot of 1 Day Vizag to Araku Valley Tour Package by Car

  • Full Day Araku Valley Local Sightseeing Tour from Vizag
  • Fixed Itinerary
  • Sightseeing Places Covered – Padmapuram Gardens, Tribal Museum, Ananthagiri Coffee Plantations, Galikonda View Point, Borra Caves and Katiki Waterfalls
  • Trip Starts at 8:00 AM
  • Trip Ends at 8:00 PM
  • Inclusions – Parking Charges, Driver Batta; pickup and drop service from your Visakhapatnam Home / Hotel
  • Exclusions – Entry Fees; Lunch / All meals

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Package Cost for One Day Araku Valley Sightseeing Trip from Visakhapatnam

Maruti Nexa Baleno Hatchback Car for One Day Tour

₹ 4,200/-

Indica / i20

4 Seater / Hatchback

Honda City Secan Car for One Day Tour

₹ 4,600/-

Dzire / Etios / City

4 Seater / Sedan

Maruti Ertiga SUV Car for One Day Tour

₹ 5,800/-

Ertiga / Xylo

4 Seater / Sedan

Toyota Innova SUV Car for One Day Tour

₹ 6,500/-

Toyota Innova

6-7 Seater / SUV

Toyota Innova Crysta SUV Car for One Day Tour

₹ 7,000/-

Innova Crysta

6-7 Seater / SUV

Tempo/ Force Traveller LCV for One Day Tour

₹ 8,800/-

Tempo / Force Traveller

9-12 Seater / LCV

Toyota Fortuner SUV Car for One Day Tour

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Toyota Fortuner

6-7 Seater / SUV

Mini Bus LCV for One Day Tour

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Mini Bus

14-22 Seater / LCV

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Package Glimpse One Day Vizag to Araku Valley Sightseeing Trip by Car

We recommend you to visit Vizag and Araku Valley between the months of September to March. Remember to carry woollen clothes and raincoats while visiting Araku Valley in the colder months since it rains quite often and the temperature may dip as low as 4 degree Celsius.

With this specially curated one day Araku valley tour from Vizag, you will be taken to Padmapuram Gardens, Tribal Museum, Ananthagiri Coffee Plantations, Galikonda View Point, Borra Caves and Katiki Waterfalls. Our GPS enabled cabs are absolutely comfortable and luxurious while offering you the best service at low prices.

Itinerary for your One Day Vizag to Araku Sightseeing Trip

Pickup from your Vizag Home / Hotel at 8:00 AM

Tourism PlaceSuggested
Padmapuram Gardens 30 mins
Tribal Museum 30 mins
Ananthagiri Coffee Plantations 60 mins
Galikonda View Point 40 mins
Borra Caves 60 mins
Katiki Waterfalls 80 mins

Drop at your Vizag Home / Hotel by 8:00 PM

NOTE: You can visit all these places in Araku or remove any of the places that you don’t want to visit. However, inclusion of any other sightseeing place, except the ones mentioned below is not allowed with this Vizag to Araku Valley fixed itinerary package.

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What is Included in One Day Araku Valley Tour Package from Vizag?

  • Pick and drop to your Hotel / Home in Visakhapatnam
  • Vehicle Hire for sightseeing as per the Itinerary
  • Driver Batta
  • Parking charges
  • Toll gate charges

What is Excluded in 1 Day Araku Sightseeing Package from Visakhapatnam?

  • Local Jeep cost from check-post to Katiki falls.
  • Entry fee for tourist attractions in Araku
  • Multiple pickups (guests need to fix one place of pickup and drop)
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration of the tour package
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

What to see! A Quick Guide to Araku Valley Sightseeing Tour from Vizag by Taxi

Below is the list of sightseeing places included in the 1 Day Vizag to Araku Valley Tour package.

1. Padmapuram Gardens

One Day Vizag to Araku Valley Trip by Car Padmapuram Gardens
Padmapuram Gardens
  • Must See / Things to Do:The toy train takes you through the entire garden and is a great source of amusement for children.
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Padmapuram Botanical Gardens is a charming tourist spot located on Araku Road, abounding with greenery, an abundance of colourful flowers, a gorgeous rose garden, treetop huts and a toy train that is tucked away in the laps of the Eastern Ghats. This is the first stop in our one day Araku trip from Vizag.

Apart from being a storehouse of nature’s wealth of assorted flora, Padmapuram Botanical Gardens is also a site of historical significance as it was originally created to supply vegetables to the soldiers of World War II.

Presently Padmapuram Botanical Gardens houses a horticultural nursery of exotic and rare species of flowering plants and trees. Along with the toy train, the garden also has tree top huts, which can be booked by the tourists. These tree huts, also known as hanging cottages, hang ten feet above the ground level.

It is a unique experience to stay in a hanging cottage and one may be lucky enough to experience a rare swing when there’s a heavy breeze. Located only at a distance of 2.5 KM from Araku Bus Station, we won’t let you miss Padmapuram Gardens in our private tour by cab.

2. Tribal Museum

One Day Vizag to Araku Valley Trip by Car Tribal Museum
  • Must See / Things to Do: The most striking section of the Tribal Museum is the one that shows the local tribal Mayur and Dhimsa dance.
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation set up the Tribal Museum in 1996 and will be the next spot on our one day Vizag to Araku Valley tour. Araku Valley has almost 19 tribes that reside in the periphery of the town, thus the purpose of the museum is to raise awareness regarding tribal culture and life.

The museum is a great place to know about the tribals that are native to the valley. The museum is shaped like a bungalow with a pretty red roof. As we walk through the rooms, we are greeted by such lifelike sculptures of the endemic tribal population.

Chunky silver jewellery, crude weaponry, hunting tools, utensils and crockeries, and clothes and other articles have been put on display in the main foyer of the museum.

Araku Tribal Museum is a two storey building, that has been built with mud and real metals to realistically display tribal lifestyle. The museum has been intended to showcase tribal lifestyle in motion. The passages within the museum are connected by mud walls that have been beautified with drawings and artwork made by locals.

The museum is well equipped with sign boards, which provides necessary information to help the visitors understand what they are seeing. There is a shop in the museum complex where handicrafts items are up for sale.

3. Ananthagiri Coffee Plantations

One Day Vizag to Araku Valley Trip by Car Ananthagiri Coffee Plantations
Ananthagiri Coffee Plantations
  • Must See / Things to Do: Treat your eyes to the endless sight of coffee plantations that sit cozily in the hypnotic hills of Ananthagiri.
  • Timings:Morning – 7am to 12pm || Evening – 4pm to 8:30 pm
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Coffee Plantations on Ananthagiri Hills should definitely be on your itinerary when you are visiting Araku Valley. The smell of coffee leaves entices the entire valley refreshing your senses and you will be glad to have been taken to this place as part of the private cab tour.

Ananthagiri coffee plantations is one of the most sought tourism spot with our 1 day Vizag to Araku Valley tour by private cab. The plantations offered employment to the tribes of the Araku Valley and an opportunity to join mainstream population and introduce themselves to modern day lifestyle.

Even today you will find a significant chunk of tribal population working in the coffee plantations. The first organic coffee of India was also grown in these plantations of Araku Valley.

This organic coffee, sold as the brand Araku Emerald, has gained massive popularity all over the world. Many coffee plantations offer guest houses for tourists who wish to stay the night at the plantations.

4. Galikonda View Point

One Day Vizag to Araku Valley Trip by Car Galikonda View Point
Galikonda View Point
  • Must See / Things to Do:Ask the locals to show you some of the exotic birds that nest in this area as they will be able to spot them easily.
  • Timings: Morning – 8 am to 12 pm || Evening – 3 pm to 6 pm
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Rs. 30/- per person || Still Camera: Rs. 15/-

Galikonda View Point in Araku Valley is the highest point of elevation in the Visakhapatnam district and is a little difficult to reach, but of course, with your private rental cab, you will reach here easily..

Tourists visit Galikonda View Point to enjoy the remarkable view of a lush green valley, nearby hills, a railway track and beautiful cottages. Perched at an altitude of 4320 ft above sea level, Galikonda View Point is the second highest peak in the Eastern Ghats.

This place is an absolute must visit with our one day tour, especially for nature, bird lovers and photography enthusiasts. Spare some minutes to visit this destination to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of nature.

5. Borra Caves

One Day Vizag to Araku Valley Trip by Car Borra Caves
Borra Caves
  • Must See / Things to Do: Natural skylights in the caves give rise to kaleidoscopic imagery which you may capture on camera.
  • Timings: Morning – 5am to 12pm || Evening – 4pm to 8pm
  • Holiday / Closed on:
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
  • Website: Borra Caves

The magnificent Borra Caves are located in the Ananthagiri Hills and we will cover this in our Vizag to Araku valley one day tour. British geologist William King discovered this cave in 1807 and it has been attracting tourists ever since.

Postcard-like hilly terrain, gorgeous landscape and majestic deciduous forests are a treat to the eyes. A marvellous construction of nature, the caves have some beautiful variety of speleothems and interestingly shaped stalactites and stalagmites that were formed as a result of river water flowing through a limestone area and the calcium carbonate turning into calcium bicarbonate.

Borra Caves are reputed to be one of the largest in the country and are located at an elevation of 705 metres. The amalgamation of sunlight and dark summons an amazing play of light and shadow inside the caves which is bound to leave you open mouthed. Look out for bats and golden geckos hiding in the crevices!

The scenic terrain of Borra Caves is the also perfect destination to do some amateur trekking. The trekking difficulty is easy to medium, and the distance can be covered within 4 hours.

6. Katiki Waterfalls

One Day Vizag to Araku Valley Trip by Car Katiki Waterfalls
Katiki Waterfalls
  • Must See / Things to Do: You may also take a bath at the pond at the bottom of the waterfall.
  • Timings: 24 hours open
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Katiki or Katika Waterfall is a majestic waterfall located very close to Borra.
The name of the waterfall comes from the name of the village nearby. Katiki Waterfall is an extension of the Gosthani River and cascades down from a height of almost hundred feet.

A 30 minutes trek through the deciduous forests and upwards to mountaintop will take you to the waterfall. You may also camp and cook at this venue but remember not to litter. The best time to visit this place is between August to December. The waterfall runs dry in the summer months but is still a sight to admire.

Please also note that our cab can only drop you till check-point, from where you need to hire a separate terrain vehicle to reach the entry point for the waterfall (terrain vehicle cost not included in this package).

Get your friends and family together and join us for an incredible day tour to the magical places of Vizag and Araku Valley with professional services, low tariffs and maximum comfort. We look forward to serving you!

Important: You need to hire a separate local Jeep from check-post to Katiki waterfalls at your own expense. Not included in this package cost.

Points to Note

Guests are requested to follow the itinerary provided in the 1 Day Vizag to Araku Valley tour package. This 1 day Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley tour package can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places to visit in Araku and around, they can create their own itinerary and request for a custom quote from cab providers.

The Time spent on each Araku tourist attraction is to be followed as per the schedule. In case of delays or extended time spent at a particular place, driver or service provider will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Kindly note that if a particular Araku sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places.

Charges on Deviations, if any!

The Vizag to Araku Valley tour package charges are applicable only for pick and drop from one location. If in case, there are multiple pickup and drops, there might be additional charges, please check with your cab vendor.

Additional charges will be added if in case the vehicle is held for more duration or beyond the time mentioned in this Araku tour package from Visakhapatnam. Also in the case of any deviation in the presented itinerary, additional charges might apply.

  • For Indica, ₹9 per km and ₹90 per hour.
  • For Indigo, ₹12 per km and ₹100 per hour.
  • For Innova, ₹15 per km and ₹125 per hour.
  • For Tempo Traveller, ₹18 per km and ₹200 per hour.
  • For Swaraz Mazda Mini Bus, ₹ 20 per km and ₹300 per hour.

Questions about the Tour?

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