The Enchanting East Coast: Beaches, Hills, and Tribal Heritage

Trip Duration:

2 Nights / 3 Days

Places Included:

Araku Visakapatnam

Itinerary Overview

“Enchanting East Coast” on a 4-day (3-night) trip! Begin in Visakhapatnam, City1, the “City of Destiny.” On Day 1, enjoy a city tour and witness a mesmerizing sunset over Rama Krishna Beach.

Day 2 unveils pristine beaches like Yarada Beach and the INS Kursura Submarine Museum. In the evening, explore the vibrant RK Beach. Day 3 takes you on a scenic train journey to Araku Valley, City2. Explore the Araku Valley Tribal Museum and enjoy tribal dance performances.

Day 4 starts with a breathtaking Araku Valley sunrise (weather permitting). Visit the Borra Caves and enjoy panoramic views from the Araku Valley Ropeway (or explore Katiki Waterfalls). This itinerary blends Visakhapatnam’s beaches, Araku Valley’s beauty, and tribal heritage.

The Enchanting East Coast: Beaches, Hills, and Tribal Heritage

Detailed Itinerary

Beaches, Hills, and Tribal Heritage (4 Days/3 Nights)

Escape to the captivating east coast of India on this 4-day adventure, blending the vibrant city of Visakhapatnam with the serene beauty of Araku Valley and its rich tribal heritage. Immerse yourself in stunning beaches, breathtaking landscapes, and unique cultural experiences.

Day 1: Unveiling the Coastal Charm of Visakhapatnam

  • Arrive in Visakhapatnam, the “City of Destiny,” and check in to your pre-booked hotel.
  • In the afternoon, embark on a city tour exploring historical landmarks like the Simhachalam Temple and the Visakha Museum, showcasing the region’s rich heritage.
  • In the evening, witness a mesmerizing sunset over the Rama Krishna Beach, the pride of Visakhapatnam. Enjoy a delicious seafood dinner on the beach road, savoring the fresh flavors of the region.

Day 2: Unveiling the Enchanting Beaches of Visakhapatnam

  • After breakfast, head to the pristine Yarada Beach, known for its golden sands and calm waters. Relax on the beach, take a dip in the sea (subject to weather conditions), or try your hand at water sports (optional).
  • In the afternoon, explore the INS Kursura Submarine Museum, a decommissioned submarine turned museum, offering a glimpse into maritime history.
  • In the evening, visit the RK Beach again, experiencing the vibrant atmosphere with its food stalls, amusement rides, and street performers.

Day 3: Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley – A Scenic Journey Upward

  • After breakfast, embark on a scenic train journey through breathtaking landscapes to Araku Valley, a hill station renowned for its natural beauty and tribal culture.
  • Upon arrival, check in to your pre-booked hotel nestled amidst the cool mountain air.
  • In the afternoon, explore the Araku Valley Tribal Museum, learning about the unique traditions and way of life of the local tribal communities.
  • In the evening, enjoy a captivating performance of tribal dances, showcasing their rich cultural heritage.

Day 4: Unveiling the Secrets of Araku Valley

  • Start your day early with a breathtaking sunrise over the Araku Valley (weather permitting).
  • Visit the Borra Caves, natural limestone formations with captivating speleothems (cave formations).
  • In the afternoon, enjoy a scenic ride on the Araku Valley Ropeway, offering panoramic views of the valley below.
  • Alternatively, explore the Katiki Waterfalls, a cascading waterfall nestled amidst lush greenery, perfect for a refreshing dip (subject to seasonal conditions).
  • In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant, savoring the unique flavors of Araku Valley cuisine.

Day 5: Departure from Visakhapatnam (Optional)

  • Depending on your departure flight, you can explore Visakhapatnam’s harbor area or indulge in some last-minute shopping at local markets before heading to the airport for your flight home.

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Inclusions

  • Airport / Railway Station pick up and drop as per your flight/train timings
  • Comfortable and hygienic Vehicle (SUV / Sedan / Tempo Traveler) as per the group size
  • Stay on a double (for couples & special requests) and triple-sharing basis in hotels/camps
  • Breakfast (from Day 2 to Last Day as per itinerary)
  • Driver night charges & allowances, toll tax, parking charges, etc.
  • Experienced driver for the entire journey
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
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