Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley Distance

Visakhapatnam To Araku Valley

(Araku Valley To Visakhapatnam)

Best way to travel from Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley

Total distance 116 km
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It couldn't be any simpler to travel from Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley. Below is the detailed guide on the various available options to travel from Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley. You have to travel by road from Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley for 116 kms. The best options to reach Araku Valley from Visakhapatnam are by roadways and railways. Best way of travelling from Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley is by train.

Transport options from Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley

Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley By Bus: Travellers enjoy the bus journey as you get to see very good places on the way. This route has many different types of buses operating. E. g. Non AC Airbus, AC Sleeper (2+1), Non AC Sleeper (2+1), Volvo A/C Deluxe Semi-sleeper, Volvo A/C Multi-Axle Semi-sleeper. Check the bus ticket prices for Araku Valley from Visakhapatnam. Government and private buses run frequently between Visakhapatnam and Araku Valley.

Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley By Train: Find out the train schedule and availability to reach Araku Valley from Visakhapatnam. Board train from Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley, a journey of about 3 hours. Araku is the nearest railway station. It is about 1 km from Vishakapatnam airport.

Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley By Car: Hire a taxi from Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley to travel by road. Find the complete guide here. If you're travelling with your family, hiring the car is a better idea. The basic price for hiring a car starts at INR 5 and varies according your choice of the car. The company will not pay the toll tax.

Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley By Flight: Check availability of flights from Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley. There are direct flights available to Araku Valley from Visakhapatnam. Travel by flight takes about 1 hour. Several cab and taxi services are available outside the airport to travel from airport to other parts of Araku Valley. Vishakapatnam airport is the nearest airport near Araku Valley. It is about 78 kms from Vishakapatnam airport to Araku Valley.


Reviewer Mr Ranjith Km says "We started our journey from Vizag at 6. 30am. We reached Bora caves at 9.30..."

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Nirmalendu Rajbangshi

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  • Nirmalendu Rajbangshi
  • 3 Reviews
  •  1858 readers
Nirmalendu Rajbangshi
7/7
Posted 2 months ago Mar 20, 2016
Mode of Transport:Car
It is always good to travel by own car as it gives the comfort level you would need on a long drive. There are many places enroute that are eye candies, taking pictures capturing those memories and on the way to Araku, one can even take a detour for Borra Caves which are there since ages, lime stone caves.
Car Type:
  • Hatchback
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Accomodation
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:Araku - Visakhapatnam Rd
Trip Includes:  | Ananthagiri Hills | Tyda Park
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Pushpa Chadala

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  • Pushpa Chadala
  • Lives in Visakhapatnam
  • 1 Review
  •  4 helpful votes
  •  3284 readers
Pushpa Chadala
5.5/7
Posted 3 months ago Mar 8, 2016
Mode of Transport:Train
When planning to go to araku valley on off season one should opt for train journey than the car ride along the road. The train number is 58501 and it starts from VIZAG at 6:10am and reaches valley on 11:00am. Ticket fare for each person is 800/- per head and half rate for children.

It is a package offer and no other additional charges are applied during the trip and from tiffin facility to lunch and snacks will be provided by the AP tourism only. A bus will be provided by them and they will assist while the trip. The trip ends on 11:00 pm by returning to vizag through the same bus provided by them during the trip.
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Train name (Train no): Vskp Krdl Pas (58501)
Tickets booked:
  • 30 days prior
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • On-time
  • Clean toilets
Boarding Station: Visakhapatnam Junction
 6.50/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Srikakulam Road
 6.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
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Kavali Simha

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  • Kavali Simha
  • Lives in Khammam
  • 1 Review
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  3299 readers
Kavali Simha
6/7
Posted 3 months ago Mar 8, 2016
Mode of Transport:Train
The train ride to araku is good and with fun and train will pass through 65 TUNNELS in the ride and it was scary and funny. It starts at 6:20 am early morning in vizag and the reservation for the train are available with the ticket counter but the ticket booking should be done 2 months earlier for the ride on train and it will be reached to Araku at 11:00 am and tiffins will be given in the train itself and as a whole in package the bus service is also available with broker of the train in Araku.
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Train name (Train no): Vskp Krdl Pas (58501)
Tickets booked:
  • 60 days prior
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • On-time
  • Clean toilets
Boarding Station: Visakhapatnam Junction
 6.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Kirandul
 5.50/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
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  • 2 votes

Naveena Reddy

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  • Naveena Reddy
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 2 Reviews
  •  1612 readers
Naveena Reddy
7/7
Posted Feb 4, 2016 Feb 4, 2016
Mode of Transport:Car
The curves are so thrilling and the climate in my travel is good a new thrilling experience can be gained in travelling from Visakhapatnam to Araku and there are some temples in middle of the journey and the temples are very old and people over there believe that they can protect themselves.
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Car Type:
  • SUV
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Accomodation
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:NH 5
Trip Includes:  Jungle Bells Nature Camp
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Mr ranjith km

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  • Mr ranjith km
  • 5 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
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Mr ranjith km
6/7
Posted Jan 14, 2016 Jan 14, 2016
Mode of Transport:Car
We started our journey from Vizag at 6. 30am. We reached Bora caves at 9.30 am. I enjoyed my ride. The road is good but this root had sharp curves that we have to care. The only problem is no petrol pump on the way. Hill trip is thrilling. Last time I went in my car. Next time I wish to go by my bullet. Bike trip is more thrilling than car drive.
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Car Type:
  • Hatchback
This route has:
  • Food/Dhabas
Route Taken:Araku - Visakhapatnam Rd
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It is a good hotel. Overall, view is very good. They provided free breakfast, gym and swimming pool etc. Room is good. I suggest this hotel for stay. In this hotel they conduct campfire and tribal dance. That is optional for that we have to pay. Room is good and clean, having a double cot and a...more »
Trip Includes:  | Araku Valley | Katiki Waterfalls
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Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley By Train (84 Km)

Visakhapat.. ––› Araku Valley
By Train 84 Km
Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley by Train (84 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Vis... Ara... M T W T F S S
58501 Vskp Krdl Pas Visakhapatnam Junction 06:50 10:40 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
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Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley By Car/Taxi (84 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 10 840
Hyundai Santro A/C 12 1008
Toyota Qualis A/C 12 1008
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 13 1092
Mahindra Xylo A/C 13 1092
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  • Taxi
    • Total distance:84 km
    • Price:from Rs. 9 per km
  • Bus
    • Total distance:84 km
  • Flights
    • Total distance:84 km
    • Nearest Airport:Vishakapatnam
  • Trains
    • Best trains to take:Vskp Krdl Pas (58501)
    • Last station:Araku Valley
    • Total distance:84 km
  • Hotels
    • Hotels: 9 Hotel |
    • Hotel reviews: 1319
    • Awards: 5 of 22 hotels won Best of 2012 award

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