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Araku Valley

Visakhapatnam, India
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hyderabad
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

hai this is vijaykumar from hyderabad in month of may we visit arakuvalley by train from hyd to vishakapatanam and early morning one passenger train will leave vishakapatnam to kirandole route we and our friends make a trip personel to visit arraku by train we visit first borrecaves it good journey somany tunnels childrends enjoy a lot 3hours journey ,... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Araku is ideal just for a calm weekend. For better experience, one should enjoy the train journey from Jagdalpur-Araku-Vijag on Kirondul Express.. I did the same.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The journey to the Araku valley is a unique experience. The tourist spots are not up to the mark but improvements are being organised.

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Hyderabad, India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Vizag and Araku complements each other in terms of a complete tour package comprising of natural varieties. If Vizag itself can boast of its own package of sea, beach and hills starting from its beach, Araku is the complete package of picturesque Hills and Valleys. Especially the set of APTDC (Haritha) resorts at Araku valley, Ananthagiri hills and Tyda jungle... More

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Araku valley is known for its coffee plantations and scenic beauty. We visited the tribal museum which was interesting. Doesn't take much time but has some good artifacts and representations of tribal life with photos and mannequins. There are a couple of waterfalls about 1hr ride on either side of the town. The coffee is great here, chocolate not so... More

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Kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Quietness in the lap of mother nature, with a tranquil, serene, somber atmosphere. If you are in search of your inner self in the midst of nature - this is the place to be. Stay in the Haritha - Mayuri Hotel at Araku and you will love every bit of it.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

You would just love the route if you are a biker! The route is majestic. Pre/Post Monsoon will be best time to visit with lush green color everywhere. You can also travel by train. There is a passenger train that starts from Vizag to Hirandul. Rails and road run almost parallel to each other and train passes through ~50 tunnels!... More

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hyderabad
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

good scenic view but it is more beautiful if u go in rainy season there is nothing if u go in summer please don't go in summer it is very hot.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Its heaven on earth – surrounded by the trees and clouds. You can enjoy the train journey or you can hire cab. I have done both. There are coffee plantation on Ghats you will enjoy it most. Its less crowded ideal for couples to hang out

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Araku valley is surrounded by Ananthgiri Hills. it is a awesome. on Holi morning 6.30 am was cold & foggy .I felt as if aim in mountains in the North India. it is famous for "Bamboo Chicken'- chicken is packed inside a piece of bamboo & put in fire. bamboo is burnt & chicken is slow cooked. It is so... More

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