Here are the top 8 tourist attractions to see in Araku Valley:

1. Borra Caves

Must visit 4.6 /5

18 km
from city center
1 out of 8
places to visit in Araku Valley

The Borra Caves or Borra Guhalu, as is known in the native language were discovered by William King George of the Geological Survey of India in 1807.

2. Katiki Waterfalls

4.1 /5

14 km
from city center
2 out of 8
places to visit in Araku Valley

With the clear waters of river Gosthani, this place should be on your go-to list if you are in the area.

3. Chaparai Waterfalls

3.9 /5

3 out of 8
places to visit in Araku Valley

At a distance of just 13 km from Araku, the Chaparai waterfalls or the Dumbriguda waterfalls is one of the most popular weekend destinations as well as a much sought after place for the Telugu film industry.

4. Tribal Museum

3 km
from city center
4 out of 8
places to visit in Araku Valley

Established in 1996 by the Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation, the Araku Tribal Museum depicts the tribal culture of Andhra Pradesh.

5. Padmapuram Gardens

3.6 /5

5 out of 8
places to visit in Araku Valley

The Padmapuram Gardens is known to be a favourite among many tourists who visit Araku Valley.  Boasting heavily of a variety of species of flora, the garden is home to an exquisite rose garden, treetop huts and a fun toy train for rides around it.

6. Tadimada Waterfalls

6 out of 8
places to visit in Araku Valley

The Tadimada Waterfalls is a beauty that would make you fall in love with it instantly. Also commonly known as Ananthagiri Waterfalls, the easiest way to experience what nature has to offer here is through hiking.

7. Matsyagundam

32 km
from city center
7 out of 8
places to visit in Araku Valley

Popularly known as the fish pool, Matsyagundam near Paderu harbours a variety of fishes and is home to a century-old temple known as Sri Matsyalingeshwara Swamy Temple.

8. Bheemili Beach

78 km
from city center
8 out of 8
places to visit in Araku Valley

Bheemili Beach in Vishakhapatnam District's Araku Valley is located at the origin of River Gosthani, Bheemunipatnam. Remnants of 17th century British and Dutch settlements can be seen here, including a fort and cemetery. The beach also has a lighthouse and a minor port. Recently, a beach-park has been developed on the Vishakhapatnam - Bheemili beach-road as a tourist attraction. This scenic beach also offers water sports. In the colonial era, both East India Companies had their trading ports here.

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