Vizag

North Vishakhapatnam Itinerary

Vizag Off-beat Adventure

09:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Begin your Vizag expedition with the oldest Buddhist settlement at Thotlakonda.

17 km from Siripuram, Thotlakonda is a place of historical significance. This is not frequently visited by tourists, thereby making it an off-beat attraction. The settlement showcases the Buddhist way of life in the past. The layout consists of meditation halls, kitchens, resting place and more. History buffs will love to explore this place.

Time duration: 1 – 1.5 hours

Mode of Transport: Auto/Taxi/OLA/Uber ride

After a peaceful time, you head towards Rushikonda Beach for some adventure.

Rushikonda Beach is 5 km from Thotlakonda and is known for water-sports. The beach is considered one of the cleanest in the east coast. Arrangements like shower rooms, lifeguards and many other facilities makes it a tourist friendly attraction. Water-sports like, jet-ski, speed boats can also be enjoyed.

Time duration: 2 – 2.5 hours

Mode of Transport: Auto/Taxi/OLA/Uber ride

Rushikonda Beach offers a plethora of restaurants along the Beach Road. One of the popular restaurants is Sea Inn Dhaba. They serve veg and non-veg dishes at a reasonable price of Rs. 400 for two.

Also read: Central Vizag Travel Plan

Landmarks of Vizag

02:00 PM – 06:00 PM

The best way to beat your post-lunch laziness, is to be at highest view point of Vizag at Kailasagiri Park.

10 km south of Rushikonda beach, the park is situated at a hilltop and can be accessed through a cable car or via road. The park has been developed to entertain tourists of every age group. Activities like toy train ride, amusement park keep the children busy while the adults can enjoy the spectacular views of the Bay of Bengal and the panoramic views of the city skyline.

 Time duration: 1 – 1.5 hours

Mode of Transport: Auto/Taxi/OLA/Uber ride

The last attraction of the day is the iconic INS Kursura Submarine Museum.

This is the landmark of Vizag and a must-visit attraction. INS Kursura was is service for 31 years before being decommissioned and converted to a museum for public access. Taking a tour of the submarines exposes you to the operations and lifestyle of naval officers when they remain under water. You must not skip this when in Vizag.

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Time duration: 45 min – 1 hour

Mode of Transport: Auto/Taxi/OLA/Uber ride

Before you retire to your hotel room, you can look to shop for souvenirs at Lepakshi Handicraft Emporium at Jagadamba Junction. For more details, https://lepakshihandicrafts.gov.in/

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