Borra Caves

Visakhapatnam District

Andhra Pradesh

Introduction

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1 - Tyda Railway Tunnel

This is a huge area inside the cave with magnificent stalactite structures on...

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2 - Gosthani River View Point

Raising in the Eastern Ghats, the Gosthani river flows via the Borra Caves th...

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3 - Ananthagiri Coffee Pla...

Coffee Plantations on Ananthagiri Hills are a must visit, it is 11.4 Km away ...

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How to get there
Location

The Borra Caves, also called Borra Guhalu, are located on the East Coast of India, in the Ananthagiri hills of the Araku Valley. On the way to Araku Valley, 90 kms from Vishakapatnam.

Borra Caves are located at a distance of 92 Km north of Visakhapatnam. The caves open with 100 meter on horizontal plane and about 75 meters on vertical plane. These caves spread over an area of one square KM and the origin of river Gosthani which flows through the district. This you must see if you are in Araku Valley or in Visakhapatnam. This location is at a height of 800 to 1300 meters from MSL. William King the British geologist discovered borra cave in the year 1807. 

How to Reach

The best way to reach this destination is by hopping aboard the Kirandul Passenger train which leaves Vizag & alternately we can book tourist vehicles up to the caves as well. 

Best time to visit

Timings: 10 AM to 5.00 PM

December - February are the best months to visit this destination as the weather is pleasant an easier to navigate in as well. 

Amenities

There is no accommodation available close to Borra caves, nearest point is Tyda Jungle bells 15KM or at Ananthagiri hill resort (10 KM )of AP tourism. However there are plenty of hotels available at Araku 36 KM and at Vizag 92 KM.

Travel tips

Borra caves on the list of must-visit places, both for the caves and train journey that takes you there through many tunnels.

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