Andhra Pradesh is situated on the southeastern coast of the country and is the eighth-largest state in India.Telugu is the native language of Andhra Pradesh, however, English and Hindi language are also spoken often. Andhra Pradesh is known as the "The Rice Bowl of India" because four important rivers of India, the Godavari, Krishna, Penna, and Tungabhadra, flow through the state and provide irrigation and Rice is the staple food of Andhra Pradesh.
The Koh-i-Noor, one of the largest cut diamonds in the world is believed to have come from Kollur Mine, located on the banks of Krishna River in Andhra Pradesh.
The state offers a heavy mix of various elements which include a generous dose of history and culture with the plenty of scope for adventure as well. It hosts the moments of fun and excitement. It is the place where there is adventure galore, where you can push yourself to the limit and test your skills against the elements of nature. There is also a great adventure for water-based sports like angling and boating.
>> Adventure of water-based sports like angling and boating.
>> Rural tourism is given particular thrust to showcase arts, crafts, sculpture, handloom, textiles and other skills in villages.
>> Wildlife is an important part of the state where you will find several kinds of species of animals and birds.
>> Temples and shrines of pilgrimage are the important destinations for tourist traffic and are a big source of revenues flow through.
Andhra Pradesh is located West to Karnataka, North to Telangana, East to Odisha, and South to Tamilnadu. The two largest cities of Andhra Pradesh are Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada. Andhra Pradesh has the second longest coastline among the states of India after Gujarat. The State is composed of three major regions, Coastal Andhra, Uttarandhra and Rayalaseema, are the three major regions of the state, which is located in an inland southwestern part of the state. These three regions comprise of 13 districts, with 3 in Uttarandhra, 6 in Coastal Andhra and 4 in Rayalaseema. The capital city of Andhra Pradesh is Hyderabad.
The state has many hill stations and the most popular and talked about are the Araku Valley & Horsley Hills. The Island of Konaseema in the Godavari River delta and the beaches of Visakhapatnam are also a popular destination for tourists.
There is no real winter in Andhra Pradesh and is largely hot and humid throughout the year but the time between October and February are more tolerable. The monsoon season starts between the month of November and January which is being influenced by east monsoon winds.
The state has major cultural landmarks as well as natural adventure destinations that make the state one of the best tourist places in India. We can look for some of the best tourist places in the state below: