Araku tourist places

Araku tourist places, Distance, Route information and Tour plan.

Araku Valley

Araku Valley is known for its landscape, streams and slopes. It is a famous hill station in Andhra Pradesh located on the Easter Ghats. It is 118 km from Visakhapatnam. Araku can be reached by Train, Bus and private vehicles.


Paderu is known for coffee plantations and greenery. This is located at 3000 ft above sea level. It is 120 km from Visakhapatnam and 44 km from Araku. The direct bus is available from Araku to Paderu.

Borra Caves

Borra caves also called by Borra Guhalu, where Guha means Cave in Telugu. The Caves are located in Ananthagiri Hills. These caves are located at a height of 705 m with depth goes down to 625 m and trekking path is available for 350 m. It is 92 km from Visakhapatnam and 36 km from Araku.

Katiki Waterfalls.

Waterfalls located near Borra Caves. Half of the distance can be covered by Jeep/Car and the other half by walk. It is 36 km from Araku.


AP tourism Jungle bells for the stay is located here. This place good for fire camping, bird watching and trekking. Each event costs Rs.75 for one person. TYDA located is close to Borra Caves. It is 7 km from Visakhapatnam and 38 km from Araku

Ananthagiri Waterfalls

A beautiful perennial stream passes through the huge rocks with mesmerising beauty. It is 30 km from Visakhapatnam.


A perpetual stream flows through the natural rocks and scenic surroundings. It is 15 km from Araku, which falls on the way to Paderu from Araku.


A stream passing through the rock boulders with the backdrop of an ancient Siva Temple. It is 52 km from Araku.

Shimiliguda Railway station

The highest broad gauge railway station and is located 996 mt above sea level. This point is 15 km from Araku.

Tribal Museum

A museum to promote Tribals culture, customs and living style. It is at a walkable distance from Araku.

Padmapuram Gardens

A beautiful garden which is known for tree top cottages and is located in the midst of rural surroundings of Araku. It is 2 km from Araku.

Madagada Village

This place is known for village pottery. It is 8 km from Araku

Chompi Village

The village is popular for it’s Lac products manufacturing. It is 5 km from Araku.

Mushiriguda Village

This place is known for the preparation of Bamboo products and is 10 km from Araku.

Sri Modamamba Village

The temple at this village is the worshipping place for native tribes and is 48 km from Araku.

Araku Tourist Places History