Andhra Pradesh, the fifth largest state of India is spread over an area of 275,068 sq. km. Situated on the Deccan plateau, the state is bordered by Tamil Nadu on the south, Karnataka on the west, Maharashtra on the north and northwest, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa on the northeast, and the Bay of Bengal on the east. Andhra Pradesh India is known for its glorious past. The ancient temples, monuments, forts, palaces, old markets are the testimony to its rich history, culture and architecture. There are many sacred pilgrimage shrines in Andhra Pradesh of which Tirumala and Puttaparthi are visited by millions of devotees from all across the world. Andhra Pradesh is blessed with breathtaking natural beauty. Surrounded by misty hills, dense forests, undulating mountains, silvery cascades, and shimmering rivers, Andhra Pradesh is home to many famous hill stations, wild life sanctuaries, national parks and, virgin beaches.
Known for its rich cultural heritage and scenic beauty, Andhra Pradesh tourism attracts a large number of tourists from all parts of the country. Tourism in Andhra Pradesh includes historical monuments, museums, palatial havelis, tombs, hill stations, natural caves, temples, churches, mosques and many sacred pilgrimage shrines.
Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department has opened many information bureaus all over the state, which provide in-depth information about tourist attractions, accommodation, transportation and other Andhra Pradesh tourism related services. Tourists can also avail the Andhra Pradesh Tourism Guide from Andhra Pradesh Tourism information bureaus.
Andhra Pradesh is a year round destination but the best time to visit Andhra Pradesh is from October to February.
The major tourist attractions in Andhra Pradesh are Asamgarh Palace, Char Minar, Bhongir Fort, Chanragiri Fort, Belum Caves, and Borra Caves, Paigah Tombs, Purani Haveli and many others. Some of the famous Andhra Pradesh travel destinations are Hyderabad, Secunderabad, Vijayawada, Warangal, Vishakhapatnam, Araku Valley, Tirupati, and Nagarjunasagar.
By Air : Hyderabad, the capital city has one international airport, which receives flights from all major cities of the world. Other important airports are located at other major cities Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, and Rajahmundry that connect Andhra Pradesh India to all prime cities of the country.
By Rail : Andhra Pradesh is well connected to all parts of the country by numerous super fast and expresses trains.
By Road : Another way to reach Andhra Pradesh is by road. An extensive network of highways and roads connect Andhra Pradesh to other major cities of India.