Andhra Pradesh is situated on the south eastern coast of India. It is considered as the eighth largest state in India, as it covers an area of 160,205 km. Andhra Pradesh has the second longest coastline among all the states of India, which is about 972 km. Andhra Pradesh is known for doll making using materials like wood, dry grass, mud and lightweight metal alloys. Telugu is the official language of Andhra Pradesh. Other languages like Tamil, Kannada and Oriya are also spoken by the people within the state. The well known classical dance form called Kuchipudi is originated in Andhra Pradesh.
Kailasagiri, Simhachalam Temple, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Visakha Museum and Dr.Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Stadium are the major attractions of Vizag that draws the attention of the visitors.
Rajahmundry has some of the main attractions like Kadiyapulanka, Papi Hills, Godavari Boat Travels, Kotilingeswara Temple, Rallabandi Subbarao Government Museum, Pattiseema, Markandeya Temple and Dowleswaram Barrage.
Sri Venkateswara Temple, Talakona Waterfalls, TTD Gardens, Deer Park, Sri Vari Museum, Sri Govindarajaswami Temple, Srikalahasti and Kanipakam are some of the places of attractions in Tirupathi where one can spend quality time.
Kanaka Durga Temple, Undavalli Caves and Bhavani Island Vijayawada are the must to see places in Vijayawada.
One can visit the major attractions of Kurnool like Kurnool Fort, Belum Caves, Nallamala Forest, Rollapadu Bird Sanctuary, Adoni Fort, Mahanandi, Kurnool Museum and Mantralayam.
Penukonda, Ravadurg Gooty Fort, Thimmamma Marrimanu, Dharmavaram, Hemavathi, Aluru Kona, Lepakshi and Raidurga Fort are the famous tourists spots of Anantapur.
The weather of Andhra Pradesh remains pleasant from October to February, hence it is considered as the best time to visit the state.
Reaching Andhra Pradesh is not difficult as the state is well connected with the major cities of India and the major countries around the world through different modes of transport.
Air: It has an International airport in Hyderabad and numerous domestic airports in cities like Tirupati, Guntur, Visakhapatnam, Warangal, Secunderabad, Vijayawada, etc.
Rail: The major railway stations of the state are situated in Secundarabad, Nampally or Hyderabad and Kacheguda.
Road: Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) operates inter-state and intra-state bus services within the state.
Water: There are some ports in Andhra Pradesh including Vishakapatnam, Machilipatnam, Kakinada, Krishnapatnam, Bheemunipatnam, Kalingapatnam and Vadarevu.