Top 15 places to visit in Andhra Pradesh

Tripiwiki : 28 May 2024
Andhra Pradesh has a variety of tourist attractions including beaches, hills, caves, wildlife, forests and temples. of which Tirumala Tirupati, Araku Valley are must Visits.

Following are the Top 15 places to visit in Andhra Pradesh

Anantagiri Hills, Anantagiri, Vikarabad (1 out of 15 places to visit in Vikarabad)

Ananthagiri is one of the most popular Hill Station located in Vikarabad district, Telangana, India. It is one of the dense forests in Telangana. Ananthagiri Temple is located in this forested area. It is the Birthplace of Musi river. It is one of the earliest habitat areas. Ancient caves, medieval fort structures and temple shows the antiquity of this area. Anantagiri Hills is located at approx 7km from Vikarabad, 81km from Hyderabad, 529km from Pune, Maharashtra.

Araku Valley (2 out of 15 places to visit in Visakhapatnam)

Araku Valley is one of the most popular Hill Station located in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh, India. This place is often referred as Ooty of Andhra. Home to amazing beaches, enchanting temples, and mesmerizing hill stations, ancient traditions, and rich cultural heritage, surrounded by high mountains, lush green forests, foggy clouds, and a pleasing climate. And of all the unexplored and untouched places, Araku Valley is undoubtedly a stunner. Araku Valley is located at approx 114km form Visakhapatnam, 427km from Vijayawada, 660km form Hyderabad, 477km from Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

Borra Caves (3 out of 15 places to visit in Vishakhapatnam)

Borra Caves are located in the Ananthagiri mandal of the Visakhapatnam district in Andhra Pradesh, India. Considered to be one of India’s longest caves, and also the deepest, extending up to 80 m. Breathtaking hilly terrain, beautiful landscape, semi-evergreen moist deciduous forests, and wild fauna of the area are a visual feast in the Ananthagiri hills of the Araku Valley. Borra Caves are located at approx 90km from Visakhapatnam, 694km from Hyderabad. 423km from Vijayawada.

Duduma Falls (4 out of 15 places to visit in Visakhapatnam)

Duduma Waterfall is situated on the border of koraput and Visakhapatnam districts of Odisha & Andhra Pradesh states in India. Duduma Waterfall is one of the highest waterfalls in India with 574 ft. This waterfall finds its origin from the River Machkund near Araku Valley.Wwaterfall tears through the rugged rocks of the Eastern Ghats and the dark green deciduous forest that is so widespread in this region. It creates an exhilarating scene amidst the rustic greenery right along the border of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. Duduma Falls is located approx 177km from Visakhapatnam, 541km from Bhubaneswar.

Ethipothala Falls (5 out of 15 places to visit in Guntur)

Ethipothala Falls is a beautiful waterfall situated in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, India. Ethipothala Falls are located near Nagarjuna Sagar Dam. Water falls from a 70 meters high river cascade to form this striking waterfall making it the one of the major tourist attractions in Andhra Pradesh, India. The waterfall is a combination of three streams namely Chandravanka Vagu, Nakkala Vagu and Tummala Vagu. There is a crocodile breeding centre in the pond formed by the waterfall. Water from the Nagarjuna Sagar right bank canal is released in to the above streams to keep the waterfall alive and flowing throughout the year for tourism purposes. Ethipothala Falls is located at a approx 15km from Nagarjuna Sagar Dam, 163km from Hyderabad, 176km from Vijayawada, 481km from Chennai, 601km from Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Gandipalem Reservoir (6 out of 15 places to visit in Nellore)

Gandipalem Reservoir is located near udayagir in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, India. Gandipalem state reservoir was built here to save the villages in Udaygiri Mandal from famine during the summer season and to support irrigation for around 600 km² in faraway places from river Pennar. Gandipalem Reservoir is located at approx 112km from Nellore, 386km from Hyderabad, 393km from Bengaluru, 274km from Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Golkonda Fort, Gol konda, Hyderabad (7 out of 15 places to visit in Hyderabad)

Golkonda Fort or Gol konda is an imposing historic fort located near Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. The region is known for the diamond trade that has produced some of the world's most famous gems, including the Koh-i-Noor, the Hope Diamond, Nassak Diamond and the Noor-ul-Ain. The fort and surrounding ruined city make up one of the most popular attractions in Hyderabad. Golkonda Fort is located at approx 12km from Hyderabad city, 551km from Pune, 568km from Bengaluru, 666km from Chennai, 660km from Visakhapatnam.

Makkah Masjid, Mecca Masjid,, Hyderabad (8 out of 15 places to visit in Hyderabad)

Makkah Masjid or Mecca Masjid, is a congregational mosque in Hyderabad, India. It is one of the largest mosques in India with a capacity of 20,000. Hyderabad is located at approx 275km form Vijayawada, 621km from Visakhapatnam, 569km from Bengaluru, Karnataka, 627km from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 563km from Pune, Maharashtra.

Papi Kondalu, Rajahmundry, East Godavari (9 out of 15 places to visit in East Godavari)

Papi Kondalu is a breathtakingly beautiful hill range runs along the River Godavari in East Godavari and West Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh in India. Papi hills are a set of three hills which form a beautiful gorge on the Godavari River spread across East Godavari and West Godavari districts. Entire area of Papi Kondalu is covered by tropical rain forests and it was recently declared as a protected National Park and is one of the top places to experience the Tourism in Andhra Pradesh.The boat service from Rajahmundry to Bhadrachalam is a wonderful experience and it is operated in post monsoon season. Apart from enjoying the view of the hills, valley and waterfalls, tourists can engage in activities like camping and trekking. Papikondalu is located at 191km from Visakhapatnam, 159km from Visakhapatnam, 439km from Hyderabad.

Rishikonda Beach (10 out of 15 places to visit in Visakhapatnam)

Somasila Dam, Somasila Reservoir, Nellore (11 out of 15 places to visit in Nellore)

Somasila Reservoir is constructed across River Pennar near Somasila, village of Ananthasagaram Mandal in Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh.T he reservoir can get water by gravity from the Srisailam reservoir located in Krishna basin. It is the biggest storage reservoir in Penna River basin. Under Indian Rivers Inter-link projects, it is planned to connect the reservoir with the Nagarjunasagar reservoir to augment its water inflows. Somasila Dam is located at approx 81km from Nellore, 118km from Kadapa, 219km from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 388km from Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Srisailam Dam (12 out of 15 places to visit in Kurnool)

Srisailam Dam is constructed across the Krishna River in between Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh and Mahabubnagar, Telangana, near Srisailam temple town of Andhra Pradesh, India. Dam is nestled in a deep canyon, surrounded by forests and sceneries, finding a home in the sound of gushing and falling water. The road up to the dam is a scenic beauty too, and the view of the Srisailam Dam is a humbling sight to behold.It is one of the largest dams and the 3rd largest hydroelectric power project in India. Srisailam is located at approx 326km from Hyderabad, 264km from Vijayawada, 471km from Chennai. 533km from Bengaluru.

Talakona falls (13 out of 15 places to visit in Chittoor)

Talakona waterfall is located near Sri Venkateswara National Park, Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh, India. is located near to world famous Tirupati Balaji Temple and is one of the major trourist attraction in the Tirupati region. With 270 ft height it is one of the highest waterfalls in the country. Those who like adventure can also trek to the waterfall as there are many trek routes to the waterfall. Trekkers can also come across many caves, which are located in and around mountains. Talakona falls is located 49km from Pileru, 58km from Tirupathi, 127km from Vellore, 220 km from Chennai,105 km from Chittoor and 250km from Bangalore.

Tatipudi Reservoir, Tatipudi Dam, Vizianagaram (14 out of 15 places to visit in Vizianagaram)

Tatipudi Reservoir is a water reservoir on River Gosthani located in Tatipudi, Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is a water supply reservoir to the city of Visakhapatnam. One of the beautiful places which is a weekend gateway from vizag. This reservoir is built across the gosthani river. Both the inflow and outflow of this reservoir is gosthani river. This caters to the drinking water needs of vizag city. The hills around it are a treat to watch. Located at approx 24km from Vizianagaram, 67km from Visakhapatnam, 671km from Hyderabad, 416km from Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

Tirupati, Tirumala Venkateswara Temple , Chittoor (15 out of 15 places to visit in Chittoor)

Tirumala is a hill town near Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India. Venkateswara Temple in Tirumala is a landmark Vaishnavite temple dedicated to Vishnu, also known as Balaji. It is the richest temple in the world in terms of donations received and wealth. Tirumala Hills are part of Seshachalam Hills range. The Hills comprises seven peaks, representing the seven heads of Adisesha. The temple lies on the seventh peak hence Lord Venkateswara is also called the Lord of the Seven Hills. The temple is visited by about 50,000 to 100,000 pilgrims daily, in special occasions and festivals, the number of pilgrims shoots up to 500,000, making it the most-visited holy place in the world. Tirumala hill town is located at approx 21km from Tirupati and Tirupati is located at approx 155km from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 271km from Bengaluru, Karnataka, 581km from Hyderabad, Telangana.

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