Renowned as the jewel of the east coast, Visakhapatnam is the Eastern Naval command of Indian Navy. It serves to be an exciting holiday destination for nature lovers. Discover the landmarks of the enthralling city with our one day Visakhapatnam local sightseeing tour by Private Car.
Visakhapatnam also known as Vizag is a traveler’s delight that proffers striking sightseeing spots satiating the needs of different traveler profiles. An amazing port city that stands out as the largest city of the Andhra Pradesh has been name after Lord Vishaka.
Visitors flock the city to witness the Submarine Museum set on the RK Beach. Travelers get an opportunity to visit the amazing retired submarine that played a vital role in patrol missions in Indo-Pakistani War in 1971.
Awarded with the Dressing Ship honor it is must see spot of the city. Relegated to the museum status in 2001, the submarine had the privilege of traversing 1, 36,100 kilometers and attracts around three lakh visitors per annum.
Visakha Museum or the Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation Museum is another treasure of the city that gives an insight into its rich history. Set in the Dutch Bungalow the museum exhibits an impressive collection of armory and portraits. An interesting feature of the museum is that it reflects the maritime history of India.
Explore the gems of the fascinating city with our one day Visakhapatnam local sightseeing tour by Cab.
Package Glimpse of one day Visakhapatnam local sightseeing tour
Visakhapatnam has been amazing visitors with inspiring valleys, striking hill ranges, mesmerizing lakes and exotic beaches. One day Vizag local sightseeing tour, journeys through an amazing range of sites that includes gracious temples, wonderful parks and informative museums.
This remarkable city has long attracted visitors in search of its rich culture and natural splendor. A well crafted Visakhapatnam trip by private cab presents a combination of wilderness, delightfulness and a step back into its wonderful history.
Embark on the enthralling voyage with the visit to the graceful spot of Simhachalam Temple. Head out to the interesting Ramanaidu Film Studio and continue your journey with a refreshing walk over the famed Rishikonda Beach. Venture out to a splendid Kailasagiri Park and make the most of the wonderful place.
Tenatti Park is going to be a refreshing stop before proceeding to the Vishaka Museum and the Submarine Museum. Pay your obeisance at the Kali Mata temple and continue your journey to reach the Ramakrishna Beach and enjoy the breathtaking views of the splashing waves and cool breeze.
Begin your enthralling one day Vizag tour with the visit to the auspicious Simhachalam Temple. As indicated by the name Simhachalam which means lion hill, the sacred place of worship is located above the hills of Simhachalam Konda. This classical piece of architecture dating back to the 11th century enshrines Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy, a manifestation of Lord Vishnu.
The gracious temple is one of the eighteenth Narasimha Kshetras with the image of Lord Narasimha appearing in the tribhanga posture having two hands with the head of a lion on a human torso.
Noteworthy features of the temple are the Kappasthamba and Natyamandapam. Tourists would admire the Kalyanamandapam supported with 96 black stone pillars that is adorned with beautiful carvings.
- Must see \ Things to do: A chariot driven by horses
2. Ramanaidu Film Studio
Step in the revered Ramanaidu Film Studio the next stop of our inspiring one day Visakhapatnam local sightseeing tour to get an insight of the stories of the legendary stars. Encircled with green hills on one side and the invigorating sea on the other side, Ramanaidu Film Studio is a must see sight especially for movie fanatics.
Retrace the footsteps of the stars and learn about what happens behind the camera lens as you walk through the Museum of Cinemas. Spanning over an area of 35 acres, it provides an introduction to the filmmaking process. Learning about how movie magic is done excites all visitors.
Museum of Cinema is the key attraction of the studio that houses varied movie making equipments including the halogen lights, ultrasonic cleaners, winders and silent cameras.
- Must see \ Things to do: Look for photo galleries of various Tamil, Telugu and other famous artists like Raj Kapoor, Dev Anand, Rajesh Khanna and Jeetendra
Head forward with our one day fun filled Visakhapatnam local sightseeing tour, to the spectacular Rishikonda beach that is beautifully set along the coast of the Bay of Bengal. More prominent as the Jewel of the East Coast, travellers often flock the beach for the stunning sunsets and enjoying the iconic stretches of sand.
Vivid blue turquoise waters and striking white sand with the dramatic green hills around them make it a perfect beach to visit. Tourists can engage themselves in activities like swimming, Scuba diving, snorkelling, jet skiing and windsurfing.
- Must see \ Things to do: Enjoy the delightful views of the waves crashing against the white sandy soil
4. Kailash Giri
One of the most favourite sightseeing spots visited with our one day Vizag local sightseeing tour is the Kailasagiri, a well manicured park perched at a height of 360 feet above the sea level.
Well maintained by the Visakhapatnam Metropolitan Region Development Authority the park is spread over 300 acres of land featuring an amazing statue of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.
The Toy train proffers breathtaking views of the surroundings as visitors take a circular trip of the garden. An attractive draw of the garden is the floral clock with a diameter of 10 feet. Tourists engage themselves in paragliding amidst the serene atmosphere.
An array of viewpoints gives a glimpse of picturesque views that delights every visitor. A key attraction of the park is the Shanku-Chakra namas of Lord Venkateswara of Tirupati.
- Must see \ Things to do: Forty feet tall image of Lord Shiva
5. Tenatti Park
Move ahead to the fabulous Tenatti Park with our one day Visakhapatnam tour and get immersed in the tranquillity and immense beauty of the splendid place. Tourists can enjoy splendid views as the Park is situated facing the Bay of Bengal.
A rejuvenating park which has been named after the well known freedom fighter Tenneti Viswanadham is one of the oldest parks of the city.
- Must see \ Things to do: Grab the amazing views in your cameras
Travel back in time and get introduced to the rich history and culture of the port city as our one day Vizag city local sightseeing tour takes you to the famed Visakha Museum which accommodates a rich collection of artefacts.
Exhibits includes ancient armoury like the armour suits, spear stands, revolvers, daggers, swords, muzzle loading guns, steel bows and handguns. It also houses a 250lb shell bomb that was dropped by the Japanese during the World War II and the coconut that was used for the inauguration of the first ship named as the S.S Jale Usha by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.
Visitors can view the old crockery, coins, portraits, letters, periodicals, diaries, manuscripts, maps, jewellery, stuffed animals and silk costumes. This impressive museum also displays the desk used by the father of the nation and his photographs taken during his stay in Nikitam House in Visakhapatnam.
Key attractions include models of planes, warships, submarines, the route of Vasco-da-Gama’s maiden voyage to India and a search light reflector. It reflects the history of Indian vast Maritime heritage. People would be delighted to view the ship models of INS Visakhapatnam, INS Sumedha and INS Kamorta.
Tourists would find it very informative as they walk through the aviation section that displays the aircraft models like Chetak and Kamov and the maritime themed souvenirs.
- Must see \ Things to do: Scorpene class submarine Kalvari
Explorethe life of warriors with the visit to the Submarine Museum located on the RK Beach near the War Memorial in Vizag. It accommodates several pictures and valuable artefacts giving an opportunity to its visitors to learn about the sacrifice and strength of the warriors and the history of the submarine.
INS Kurusura Submarine is a USSR class I-641 submarine commissioned in December 1969. A fifth submarine of the country after serving the country for 31 years was decommissioned in February 2001 and converted as a museum.
Stretching over a length of 91.3 meters the submarine holds 22 torpedoes, 3 diesel engines and 448 batteries. It has three shafts each with a six blade propeller.
- Must see \ Things to do: Kitchen that is smaller than a telephone booth
Continuing our exciting voyage tourists would be taken to the revered Kali Mata temple located just 2kms from RK Beach. This magnificent temple was constructed in 1984 with a strong foundation going eight feet below the road level.
The magnificent temple built with a skeletal structure of a coral enshrines goddess Kali, the destroyer of the evil. A wonderful stone cut arch at the entrance greets the visitors to the sacred place of worship. Its tall pillars and beautiful arches exude admiration.
- Must see \ Things to do: Lord Shiva Temple next to the Kali Mata temple which houses the rasalingam, carved out of a single stone weighing 10 kgs
One of the prominent sightseeing spot visited with our one day Visakhapatnam local sightseeing tour is the famed Ramakrishna Beach. Maintained by the Municipal Corporation of Visakhapatnam and Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority, the long beach lies facing the Bay of Bengal.
Visitors throng in the beach to witness the magical sunsets. It also has a war memorial built in honour of the soldiers of the 1971 war named as the Victory at Sea. Boating, sunbathing and beach volleyball are few activities that tourists can engage themselves in.
- Must see \ Things to do: Take a relaxing stroll along the vibrant stretch of sand
The steady mix of the cultural, historical and architectural sightseeing spots witnessed with our one day Vizag local sightseeing tour by private cab unfolds history through its architectural splendor. This comprehensive tour introduces you to the culture and history of the town as you visit the key highlights of the city.
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