Hill Station | Nature
India | Andhra | Araku Valley
#2 of 13 Places to Visit in Araku Valley
Distance (From Araku Valley): 30 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 26 km from Araku, 85 km from Vizag & 660 km from Hyderabad, Anantagiri is a lovely tiny hill station between Vizag and Araku Valley. It is one of the top tourist places to visit in Araku Valley and is also among the top hill station in Andhra Pradesh apart from being a popular weekend getaway from Vizag city.
At an altitude of 1168 meters, Anantagiri is famous for extensive coffee plantations and numerous waterfalls. There is a view point on the way to Anantagiri on main road that offers excellent views of the deep valleys on one side and coffee plantations on the other side.
Anantagiri Hills are well known for its scenic beauty and charming weather. It is a perfect gateway to spend some time amidst the lap of nature. Anantagiri is paradise for coffee lovers and nature enthusiasts. The village is surrounded by coffee estates that emit the rich aroma of coffee and the surrounding hillocks are home to cascading waterfalls that feed the lush greenery.
The famous Borra Caves are very close to Anantagiri. This unexplored and peaceful environment of the hill station attracts tourists from various parts of the state. Watching the panoramic views ranging from sunrise, sunset, thick forests and mountain ranges cover the route between Vizag to Anantagiri. The Anantagiri hill resort is a perfect getaway from the hot and humid weather of Vizag in summer months.
Accommodation is easily available in Anantagiri Hills. There are various types of hotels and lodges in the area which offer pleasant lodging facilities and services. AP tourism runs a resort is the Anantagiri village. Jungle Bells resort at Tyda is about 11 km from Anantagiri and it's a wonderful option to stay.
Anantagiri hills can be reached via both road and rail. The closest railhead to these hills is 9 km away at Borra Caves. State buses are also available, in order to reach these hills.