Is a hill station to relax and enjoy nature? Here are few tourist spots in Araku and they can be visited in three to four hours time. Araku is a famous hill station of AP. It is located at a distance of 130 KM from Visakhapatnam or (Vizag). Located on the Eastern Ghats, It is famous for its scenic beauty. It has valleys, waterfalls, and streams flowing by the side of the train track and roads, during the rainy season. The journey to Araku Valley is the most enjoying as the rail passes through tunnels, hillsides, and streams. It is better to make advance bookings by rail and return by road. If you have time you can go ahead up to 20 KM to Chaprai a perennial stream flowing over a rocky slope.
On the way to Araku by train one can see picturesque Landscape with greenery, valleys, and peaks. Before reaching Borra Caves (Guhalu) Railway station the train passes through 42 tunnels.