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Best Road Trips In India – Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley

Hi Guys, after our last post on the Best road trips in India – Manali Leh highway and Mumbai Pune Expressway, We are now presenting to you the another amazing road for your delightful rides across india on your motorcycle. The Visakhapatnam or the Vizag highway to Araku valley. is located 114 km from Visakhapatnam, close to the Odisha state border. The Anantagiri and Sunkarimetta Reserved Forest which are part of Araku Valley, are rich in biodiversity.

Length of the highway:

This route is 114 km ride from the costal bank of Vizag to the slightly more terrestrial route towards the Araku Valley. This distance can be cover roughly in 3 hours (depending on traffic and road conditions.

Places to visit around:

Araku is a place to relax and enjoy nature along with your motorcycle. If you have time you can ride ahead 15 KM to Chaparai to see the water passing over rocky slopes. At Araku you must see Borra caves.

There are few tourist spots in Araku and they can be visited in two hours time:

  • Chaparai 15 KM from Araku
  • Padmapuram Garden
  • Tribal museum
  • Movie shooting (Before Araku)
  • Borra caves 35 KM before Araku
  • Galikondalu view point (20 KM before Araku)
  • Coffee plantation (on the way to Araku)

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