See one of the country’s most impressive ports and the unique eco-system of the Godavari delta in these three cities in Andhra Pradesh.
A beachside metropolis experiencing a food revolution, Vizag is one of India’s oldest harbour towns replete with calm beaches is today an IT hub and home to leading restaurants serving international as well as coastal Andhra fares.
► Satisfy your curiosity of being in a Russian submarine by visiting the Submarine Museum of Vizag.
► A three-hour drive from the city, the coffee plantations of Araku Valley will leave you spellbound with its picturesque scenery.
An eco-tourism hub, Nellore is best experienced by eco-tourists and birdwatchers in December when the Siberian cranes migrate to the region. From white sandy beaches to freshwater lakes to small islands, Nellore district plays home to multiple water bodies and has pioneered eco-tourism in the state.
► Visit the missile launch pad of Sriharikota and combine it with a visit to the famous lagoon of Pulicat that serves as a magnet for various birds that flock here from as far as Siberia.
► Fish, sail, or just sunbathe on the long stretch of clean and beautiful beaches of Nellore. Add Tupilipalem beach to the top of your list.
To discover nature’s best kept secrets, visit Kakinada between November and February. Nestled on the banks of the Godavari River, Kakinada is an industrial hot zone that has kept its heritage buildings, striking forests, and amazing water bodies away from the rust and dust of a cosmopolitan city.
► Go for a sunrise jog along the soft sands of Uppada beach.
► Take a boat ride to the tadpole-shaped Hope Island and adore the beauty of mainland India.