Visakhapatnam is a coastal, port city, often called “The Jewel of the East Coast”, situated in the of Andhra Pradesh, located on the eastern shore of India, nestled among the hills of the Eastern Ghats and facing the Bay of Bengal to the east. It is the administrative headquarters of Visakhapatnam District and is also home of the Eastern Naval Command of the Indian Navy.
Visakhapatnam has some of the best and the safest beaches in the entire South Coast line of the country. If you are in the city and do not have enought time to travel long to see the beach, then the R K Beach is your best place to have fun with water. Children can find pure excitement and joy at the VUDA Park, a special park with a right mix of fun with water and a bit of green patches.
Vizag is sometimes referred to as the “Goa of the East Coast.” Just like its west coast counterpart, it has beautiful virgin beaches, laterite hillocks, smooth roads and stunning landscape. Health-tourism is a fast developing industry. Visakhapatnam is variously referred to as Jewel on the Coramandel Coast, Steel city, and the City of Destiny.
The Port has three harbours viz., outer harbour, inner harbour and the fishing harbour. The outer harbour with a water spread of 200 hectares has 6 berths and the inner harbour with a water spread of 100 hectares has 18 berths. Bestowed with natural deep water basins, the outer harbour is capable of accommodating 150,000 DWT vessels and draft upto 17 meters. The inner harbour is capable of accommodating vessels upto 230 meters LOA and draft upto 11 meters.
Kailasagiri Kailasagiri is located on a hilltop and is a must to see place for all people visiting Visakhapatnam. The charming hill on the seafront, exudes a mind blowing picturesque view, especially towards Bheemunipatnam.
Rishikonda Beach At a distance of 8 km from Visakhapatnam is the Rishikonda Beach, a golden, virgin beach, caressed by the sun-kissed sea. The beach is an ideal place to laze around.
Ramakrishna Beach One of the most alluring beaches on the Eastern Coast is the Ramakrishna beach, which is a favourite haunt for tourists visiting Visakhapatnam.
Indira Gandhi Zoological Park The Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is situated in Visakhapatnam amidst the picturesque eastern ghats of India, enclosed by hills on either sides and Bay of Bengal on the east.
We offer best of the accommodations available in Visakhapatnam. There are long list of hotels in wide category with good amount of facilities. There are heritage, star and budget category hotels in Visakhapatnam. Just pick the one which will best fulfill your requirements.
Rail: Visakhapatnam has an important railway station lies on Chennai – Delhi main line. This station is connected with all cities in India by rail.