Train Ride to the Araku Valley—India

araku valley train ride

The train ride from Visakhapatnam (Vizag) to the Araku valley consists of multiple mountain tunnels and spectacular landscape. The semi slow 4 hour train ride is the best ride through the magnificent eastern ghats. It’s a fun ride with the Indians, all the kids shout, squawk, and yell through every tunnel. There are about 40 tunnels on this route.

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The Araku Valley Train Station

If a you are going to the Araku Valley to stay overnight you will want to book a day trip to the Borra Caves. You will want to take the bus back to Vizag through the thousands of acres of coffee plantations.