Surrounded by Eastern Ghats mountain range on three sides and the Bay of Bengal on the other, Visakhapatnam or Vizag is also known as the city of destiny and is Andhra Pradesh's most beautiful tourist destination.
The list of places to explore in this city is endless. It has everything- mountains, beaches, waterfalls, caves and temples too. The Kailasagiri Hill is the most popular destination for its huge marble statue of Shiv Parvati on the hill top. You can trek to the top, visit the temple and on your way down rest and enjoy the sunset at the Ram Krishna Beach and the Rushikonda Beach. The Kaitiki Waterfalls and Bavikonda- the hill of wells are among the other places to trek.
Do not miss visiting the Araku valley. It's the city's favourite getaway destination with streams, waterfalls, lush greenery and coffee plantations all around. The cozy weather and comfortable stay options available provides for an awesome vacation on the hills.
You cannot leave before overloading yourself with Mackerels and fresh seafood cooked till awesome in Andhra style. Biriyani is the second best meal option here. It's affordable, available, filling and yum off course.
Less traffic, countless affordable and luxury stay options, advanced medical treatments, developed air, rail and roadways makes the city appropriate for all kinds of travel- medical, business and leisure.
Though Telugu is the widely spoken language here, you can find your ways with English too. Hindi is spoken and understood very little. The bus routes connect the entire city and If you do not want to take a bus, autos and app-driven cab services like Ola and Uber are the next easy and available transport options.