Andhra Pradesh Tours

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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Andhra Pradesh is known for its serene and lush beauty of the place that allures people from across the world, inviting them to be a part of its vibrant yet traditional culture throughout the year. But the best time to visit Andhra Pradesh is between October to February when the temperature is around 16 degrees, and a light breeze soothes the skin. The absence of humidity makes this time of the air the best to experience Andhra Pradesh. The rest of the year, the climate usually swings towards the Humid side with occasional small showers.

Andhra Pradesh has been and still is famous for the very ordained Sri Venkateshwara temple in the city of Tirupati. This temple attracted thousands of devotees each year and can be described as very ornate.

Apart from that, it is also home to the only suspended pillar in the world. This pillar is inside Lepakshi temple and for some unknown reason hangs without any support, much to the curiosity of the archaeologists.

Andhra Pradesh is also famous for Kalamkari work, famous across the globe.

Andhra Pradesh is a gem of a place when it comes to shopping for pearls. Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh is known for their pure and beautiful pearls. The much loved 'Satlada' and the 'PanchladaHaar' are the most south-after ones. The uber development of Andhra Pradesh has brought in sprawling malls but keeping a fair share aside for the traditional market as well. Vishakhapatnam, the biggest city, is known for its very delicate and traditional silk sarees. People from far and wide like to come here to trade and buy sarees.

Andhra Pradesh offers a unique combination of both traditional as well as current trends of clothes and other complementary when it comes to shopping. Some great places to provide contemporary and traditional products are Basheerbagh, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Government Emporiums, Begumpet, Arts and Crafts Village, Laad Market in Hyderabad, and Punjagutta Begum Bazaar amongst others. On a more modern take, many big malls offering the best deals and products are conveniently present throughout the city.

Tourism is one of the main industries here and complete care is taken for it. English is well received by the people with good connectivity through Uber or other taxi services. Most of the public areas have English for information along with regional language. However, the old part of the city like Charminar and Golconda might have a bit of the hustle and bustle with many people milling around. But overall, this place is hit with solo travellers.

  • Kanaka Durga Temple: Located on the Indrakeeladri hill, it’s a natural creation. This temple is dedicated to the Goddess of power, Durga by Arjun, and holds historical as we; as spiritual significance. This place is often worshipped as it’s believed to be the abode of the main deity of Vijayawada.
  • Siva Mallikarjun Temple: Mallikarjun Temple is considered to be Lord Shiva’s one of the twelve jyotirlingas and Goddess Parvati’s one of the eighteen shakti peethas, making it a temple of grand spiritual importance. The forms of Shiva in the form of Mallikarjun and Parvati in the form of Brahma amba are resurrected here and is the main pull for worship.
  • Veerabhadra Temple, Lepakshi: This temple is known for its grandeur and lavish architecture, Lepakshi temple is home to one of the largest statues of Nandi in the whole country. This temple is considered to be a rare part of Divya Kshetram and is monolithic in structure. This huge temple was made following the pattern of the Vijayanagar style of architecture.
  • Tirumala Venkateshwara Temple: This temple is one of the most famous and the richest temple in the world, dedicated to Tirumala Venkateshwara (Lord Vishnu’s incarnation). This is one of the most-visited temples attracting thousands of devotees every day. The temple is built in Dravidian architecture, and many of the pillars are made of pure gold.
  • Yaganti Temple: This temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is famous for Pushkarini, the temple reservoir where Sage Agasthya has bathed before worshipping Lord Shiva. The water here is believed to beneficial for health. Apart from that, there is also a Agasthya cave in its premises.

Cameras inside the temples of Andhra Pradesh are strictly prohibited, and so is photography. You can carry your cameras till the counter where you can deposit it for a receipt or token. These deposit counters are safe and secure.

To maintain the sanctity of the temple, only traditional wear like Sarees, salwar kameez preferably with a veil on the head is allowed. Any contemporary piece of clothing like a Bermuda’s, low waist jeans, skirts are not permitted inside the premises.

Andhra food is known for its heat and spice in it. The advantage of the various topographical palettes has given rise to a vast array of spicy, flavorsome and tangy foods like the ‘Pulihora’ or tamarind essence rice, which Is the most savored. The Andhra ‘Chicken biryani’ along with the ‘Hyderabadi Biryani’ from the Nizam city of Hyderabad is also quite favoured.

The most celebrated sweet of Andhra Pradesh is Pootharekulu that comes in a wafer-thin layer made of rice starch that resembles the wrapper and is stuffed with delicious nuts, dry fruits, and sugar.

  • Sarojini Naidu- A famous freedom fighter that defined Indian history.
  • Venugopal Reddy- A Padma Bhushan winner for his contributions towards the economy.
  • Y.S Jagmohan Reddy- Current chief minister of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy- The first chief minister and the 6th President of India.

These are just a few of the many great personalities that Andhra Pradesh has produced and is part of the rich history of India.

The specialty of Andhra ‘Pradesh lies in its specialty and demand of- Kuchipudi, a traditional dance form, that attracts people from across–. This is a derivative of the historical Natya Shastra and is an interactive drama in a dance form.

Although there are many festivals that are celebrated with much pomp and show, the major festival is the most cherished and celebrated one. This festival is accompanied by lots of local fairs and exhibitions, including a plethora of delicious cuisines. The pearl exhibitions are the most awaited ones.

The location of Andhra Pradesh invites tropical showers and South-west monsoon. Still, during the major part of the year, the climate stays hot and humid, with temperatures soaring as high as 45 degrees Celsius.

The coolest place in Andhra Pradesh is a beautiful hamlet by the name of ‘Lambasingi’. Also known as the Kashmir of Andhra Pradesh, this place offers a cool and chill atmosphere with temperatures dropping to 0 degrees during the winter months of December – January. Complete Info.

Pradesh is easily accessible by Train, Fight or by road even.

  • By Air: The main airport is the international airport of Hyderabad, where all domestic and major international carriers operate.
  • By Rail: All major trains have their routes regular to Andhra Pradesh with Vijayvada junction and Vishakhapatnam Junction acting as the main stations.
  • By Road: Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) ah many intercity and interstate buses carrying regular people across. The Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station and Nehru Bus stand are the most prominent bus stations. Complete Info.