A scenic port city and an industrial town, Visakhapatnam or Vizag boasts a unsullied shoreline and greenery of the Eastern Ghats with temples and caves. If you love beaches, then Vizag is the place to go! You will love the beach activities and festivals. Let the serenity of Visakhapatnam (Vizag) fill your soul!
Best time to visit Vizag:
Known for its Beach, Visakhapatnam (Vizag) is a hugely popular tourist spot. Thronged by tourists mainly during October, November, December, January, February and March; Visakhapatnam (Vizag) is a tourists’ delight. Chandanotsavam, Visakha Utsav, and Rishikonda Beach Festival are some of the most popular festivals that happen during the month of March-April, January, and December consecutively.
While July, August and September are considered moderate season, (months) April, May and June are considered off-seasons to visit the place. In peak season, i.e., in October, November, December, January, February and March you can expect pleasant weather with moderate temperatures weather; in the moderate season you will experience heavy rainfalls with high humidity levels. Moreover, in off-season the weather here is scorching heat with high humidity levels.
In terms of activities, tourists enjoy getting indulged in the beach activities and festivals in the peak season;whereas in moderate season the lush green topography are the frequently enjoyed activities. However, if you are travelling in off-season you can enjoy escaping the crowds and heavy off-season discounts.
Best beaches in Vizag:
Visakhapatnam is a coastal city in Andhra Pradesh and plays an important role when it comes to tourism. Surrounded by the Bay of Bengal, it is well known for its surreal beaches and rich cultural heritage. With enticing seashores spread along the city’s coast, Visakhapatnam has around half a dozen serene beaches. Here are the list of top beaches that you can include in your Vizag Araku tour plan:
- Bheemili Beach
- RK Beach
- Lawson’s Bay Beach
- Rushikonda beach
- Kondakarla Ava Beach
Famous street food in Vizag:
Though tours are all about visiting famous destinations and beautiful locations, the local food is what makes any trip complete. Known for both beautiful spots and tasty food, Vizag is one of the most fulfilling tourist destinations down south. If you happen to visit Vizag for a short trip, make sure you taste these famous dishes from the popular kitchens of the city.
So here is the list of famous dishes of Vizag that you must try on your upcoming Vizag trip:
- Punugulu (deep-fried rice snack)
- Liver kebab
- Masala batani (spicy mixed chaat of peas)
- Bongu chicken (chicken stuffed in bamboo shoot)
- Muri mixture (puffed rice mix)
- Tomato bajji (deep-fried tomato snack)
- Egg bonda (deep-fried boiled egg)
- Idli (savory rice cake)
- Dosa (flat thin-layered rice crepe)