Top 15 Must See Tourist Destinations of Andhra Pradesh
The state of Andhra Pradesh is also known as Koh-i-Noor of India, It has many tourist attractions such beaches, hills, caves, wildlife, forests and temples. Tourist destinations also includes Visakhapatnam city, Rajahmundry city and Vijayawada city, Nature tourism of Andhra Pradesh are many beautiful beaches on Bay of Bengal, Hills,valleys,religious and pilgrimage sites.
- Araku Valley
Araku Valley is the most famous Hill station in Andhra Pradesh, Located at a distance of 120 KM from Visakhapatnam. The valley is rich in biodiversity and also popular for its famous coffee plantations.
- Talakona Waterfall
Talakona waterfall is the highest waterfall in the Andhra pradesh state, located in Nerabailu village. The waterfall of Talakona is surrounded by dense forests and home to rare and endangered species of animals.
- Rama Krishna Beach
Rama Krishna Mission Beach is the most popular beach parks in Andhra Pradesh and must visit place in the list of Visakhapatnam tourist attractions. RK Beach is best known for the INS Kursura Submarine Museum.
- Borra Caves
Borra Caves are located in the Ananthgiri Hill Ranges of Eastern Ghats in the State of Andhra Pradesh at an elevation of about 705 m. The caves are one of the largest in the country and also considered the deepest cave in India.
- Belum Caves
Belum Caves are the longest caves in plains of Indian Subcontinent and one of the largest tourist cave in India. It is a natural underground cave with underground water and also known for its stalactite and stalagmite.
- Kondareddy Buruju
Konda Reddy Buruju is a part of Kurnool fort and one of the well known monument in Kurnool city of Andhra Pradesh. The Fort and Konda Reddy Buruju are located in the heart of Kurnool and is one of the prominent landmarks of the town.
- Natural Arch
Tirumala hills Natural Arch is one of the geological wonders of India and one of the few natural arches or bridges in Asia. Natural Arch is also known as Silathoranam in local language and it one of the best known rock formation site in India.
Thotlakonda is a Buddhist Complex near the coast north of Vizag, It is one of the best & famous Buddhist places in Visakhapatnam. Maha Stupa at Thotlakonda is ancient brick work architecture and is surrounded by several other excavated structures.
- Horsley Hills
Horsley Hills is a picturesque series of hills, situated at an altitude of 4,100 ft in Madanapalle. This mesmerizing hill is one of the most visited Hill Stations in Andhra Pradesh.
Gandikota is a village located on the bank of river Pennar in Kadapa district and best known for Madhavaraya temple,Gandikota fort and 300ft deep gorge formed between Gandikota hills and the river Pennar, known as The Grand Canyon of India.
- Kondaveedu Fort
Kondaveedu Fort is part of the rich historical past of Guntur city and one of the best tourism place in Andra Pradesh. The fortresses surrounding forest has a very large number of Custard apple trees.
- Nallamala Hills
Nallamala Hills is a section of the Eastern Ghats range in Kurnool, Guntur, Kadapa and Chittoor districts of Andhra Pradesh. The rocks and hill forest of Nallamala range have some of the most beautiful temples of Andhra Pradesh such as Mahanandi temple, Srisailam Shiva temple and Ahobilam temple.
- Kolleru Lake
Kolleru Lake is one of the largest freshwater lakes in India, located between Krishna and Godavari delta. Atapaka Bird Sanctuary on the Kolleru Lake is home to pelicans,Siberian crane, ibis and painted storks.
- Indira Gandhi Zoological Park
Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is amidst in the scenic Eastern Ghats of India and surrounded by Hiils,Ghats,vallyes on three sides and Bay of Bengal form one side. The Zoo Park is located in the Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary and home to 80 species of mammals, birds and reptiles.
- Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary
Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary is the second largest brackish-water eco-system in India, located at the border of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. The Lake and water sanctuary is haven for bird lovers and one of the most famous Bird Sanctuaries in India.