Places to visit in Andhra Pradesh

Time spent in college is probably the best life you can ever have, with numerous memories and countless things to remember. Why not make this memory better by visiting these incredible places by taking some time from your busy schedule to enhance your personal development and cultural understanding.

Andhra Pradesh is probably the most serene place having a number of places to visit. Andhra Pradesh is home to various beaches with clear waters. Bring out your inner spiritual being and look at some of the places which are easy to visit. Temples generally bore the students, but not these ones. Go through the beautiful sculptures resembling the mythology of the ancient ones and be ready to get your head dizzy with delight by looking at some affordable places to see.


Consider Vijayawada to be the starter for your day. Start your to-do list by visiting Vijayawada. Usually, the best time to visit Vijayawada is early in the morning; why so? See the sunrise across the foothills; listen to the birds chirping, and the beautiful forestry spread across a junction. Leap towards the top of the mountain to see the beautiful Mangalagiri Panakala Narsimhaswamy Temple along with Undavalli Caves. Go through the mesmerising rock-cut architecture, which is made of solid sandstone. Take a boat ride to Bhavani Island, which is centrally located in the Krishna river, also proclaimed as one of the largest river islands. Do various water activities such as boating, bridge crossing, and many more.



Not being biased, but this is a must-go place for all students with a History background. Have you heard about the secret passages through which people used to remotely travel or about the hills having a passage straight down to the city? Rajahmundry is a perfect place that could make you flabbergasted. See the beautiful sites of the ancient stories you have heard from your grandparents and all those temples which have something special in them. See the majestic landscape spread across a very large area covered with beautiful scenery along with the rivers as well. If you are a photo junkie, this place is a must-visit, just don’t forget to take your DSLR camera along with you.

Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary


Who doesn’t love exploring the wildlife and seeing the beauty of various flora and fauna? Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary is the second largest mangrove after Sunderbans in West Bengal. Unlike other sanctuaries, this one has something special for all of you. See rare species of Mangroves and various other species of birds and animals. This sanctuary is home to various saltwater crocodiles, kingfishers, flamingoes, and seagulls. See various types of birds in the various mangroves. Take a walk on the pathways and feel the beauty of your surroundings.


Borra Caves


Located at the Gosthani River, you’ll be amazed to see these beautiful caves. Borra Caves bear proof of the existence of various types of stalactites and stalagmites. Go on to explore these beautiful caves for as long as you want with your energy. See the beautiful stone carvings, which are carved in various shapes and sizes, resembling humans and animals. Much to our surprise, these caves are naturally formed and are fitted with artificial lights, which makes it amazing when the light reflects upon them. Not only do you get to see the caves, but you also get food as well. How can you say no to food? Do try the yummy bamboo chicken over there, a special delicacy of Andhra Pradesh.


Talakona Waterfall

Talakona Waterfall is truly an amazing place to visit with your buddies. The high waterfalls, serene atmosphere, and dense forests around you make it the most adorable place to visit. If you have your own vehicle, you can go trekking early in the morning and another one in the evening. There are rooms available in the locality for the people who visit these waterfalls. Enjoy food from the mini stalls and other countless memories while trekking and exploring the beautiful nature around you. Have some fresh fruits and veggies from your surroundings and make a beautiful delicacy out of it for your friends; maybe your inner master chef will come out.


INS Kurusura Submarine Museum

Situated in Vizag, this museum is a must for everybody to visit. This museum is seriously different from other marine museums all around the world. Going through this museum, you’ll learn about the difficulties our marine soldiers endure. Avoid this only if you are claustrophobic; otherwise, head towards this beautiful museum and get to know about the various technical apparatus and modules which our marine soldiers operate. There are multiple chambers all connected to each other; this museum looks very beautiful from the outside and inside. It is one of the best places to learn about various technologies and other attributes related to the functioning of a submarine.


Yarada Beach

Talking about Andhra Pradesh without beaches is like cricket without Sachin Tendulkar. This beach is some 20 km away from Vizag and is a must-visit. Bring out your inner volleyball character and enjoy playing water sports on this beach. The water is not of much depth, so bring along your younger cousins also. The beach is well maintained and cleaned, the water is very clear, and you can see your toes inside the water. This beach has a fantastic view amidst the Eastern Ghats and can be considered a private beach. Just don’t think as if you own this beach, ha-ha. People don’t know much about this beach, so take advantage of it as it will be less crowded; spend your day with the waves.

Gandikota Fort

Often known as the Grand Canyon of India, Gandikota is a fort that is built on the gorge between Gandikota Hills and the Pennar River. The gorge from the top of the fort looks magnificent, especially during sunset and sunrise. To reach the top of the fort you’ll have to do a little bit of trekking, but trust me, when you reach the top, it will be the best view you’ll ever get. Also, if you want to get adventurous and bring out the inner adventure junkie in you, you can opt for kayaking and rappelling. For the best time, go out trekking downhill early in the morning, which is very safe. Also, this is not a crowded place. Do try rappelling under the moonlit night.

Lepakshi Bull

The Nandi is a huge bull sculpted out of a single rock situated in Lepakshi, Anantapur district. This sculpture is surrounded by various types of trees that are well maintained. It also provides shelter to different flora and fauna. Just visit this place to admire its beauty and see what all has been gifted to us by Mother Nature. Enjoy the mini pond, which is full of fish and flowers. Feed the fishes and remember to take some pictures of the scenery around you. Take a walk through various types of gardens and catch a glimpse of flowers of brilliant colours. Relax and revel in the majestic surrounding around you, don’t forget to click a picture with the huge bull that sits calmly across the platform. This is a place to rejoice and calm your senses.

Belum Caves

You will be amazed to see how vast these caves are. Belum Caves are the largest caves in India; these are located underground in the City of Kurnool. Fully operational with lights and fans, Belum caves give you an astonishing experience. The beauty of Belum caves is that they are natural caves formed by underground water. The deepest point of all caves can be discovered here and various types of carvings along the walls of the caves. These caves are now operated with the help of engineers. If you are travelling and Kurnool is on the way, you know exactly what to do.