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Araku Valley

The famous hill station Araku valley, situated 30km north from Borra caves and 120kms from Visakhapatnam is the home to a number of tribal communities. The valley popularly known as Andhra Ooty is located on the eastern ghats at an altitude between 600 and 900 meters above sea level, . Spreads over an area of 36sq. kms, the Araku Valley is a perfect tourist destination with pleasant climate, lush greenery, waterfalls and streams. The tribal habitat museum and the tribal village are the major attractions here. The tourists can get a glimpse of the traditional and spectacular tribal folk dances like Dhimsa and Mayuri.

The Araku Tribal Museum houses rich tribal tradition and number of artifacts and displays related to Eastern Ghat Tribal Culture. Chaaparai, a picturesque place about 15 km from Araku is another picnic spot in this region. Accommodation facilities are available for tourists.

  Nearby Attractions
›› Ananthagiri
›› Etikoppaka
›› Tyda Nature Camp
›› Borra Caves
›› Dolphin's Nose
›› Line of Three Hills
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