Indira Gandhi Zoological park(Timings 9AM to 5PM *Monday is holyday *)
This Zoo park is situated in Visakhapatnam covers an area app.625 acres is a collection of different types of flora and fauna including some exotic animal species . Zoo park is situated surrounded by a hills on either side has a scenic Ghats with its natural settings has more than 400 verities of fauna . It have five enclosures for primates and monkeys ,special dens created for lions and tigers and enclosures for small mammals. Today Currently they are offering a deer safari and this Zoo parks main attraction is big cats, particularly the White tiger. They allow vehicles inside Zoo park so you can roam around in Zoo by driving for that you have to buy ticket it depends on no. of people in vehicle or else you can walk. Special attraction of Zoo are Hippopotamus and crocodiles.
Kambalakonda Reserve Forest covers over app.7,143 hectares is declared as a Wildlife sanctuary by the Union Ministry of Forests and Environment on 2002.It is situated within the city where everyone can easily reach the spot. This wildlife sanctuary is a large and had a different types of flora and fauna. Panthers, Spotted deer’s, wild dogs, Wild boar etc., are some of fauna are present .If you want to enjoy your vacation by watching animals and nature along with some adventurous activities like trekking then Kambalakonda is a best tourism spot. Additionally you can enjoy boating and river crossing with wonderful eye-catching nature sceneries.
VUDA park is one of the best places in Visakhapatnam to enjoy with family in weekends and most attractive spot. This park is developed by Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority (VUDA) and got named VUDA park. Special attraction is Musical fountain which gives entertainment and recreation for visitors by swaying water dancing to the music with wonderful colour lights which are inside the fountain. This Musical fountain show starts at evening around 6 PM or 6:30PM. In this park you can also enjoy boating, play place for kids ,Kala vedika which is the stage for witnessing artists in poetry ,drama and music. VUDA park is not only for entertainment but also the popular place for skating where boys and girls of all age groups can learn and show their skating skills and this culture in Visakhapatnam is started.
Park is developed by VUDA with exciting landscape having rich flora and trees located on a hill with enchanting sea view. It is one of the popular tourist attraction landmark of Visakhapatnam offers divine view from hilltop by devotional holy statues of Lord Shiva and Parvathi .Additional attractions are Titanic view point, floral clock is a one of the biggest floral clocks in India with a diameter of 10 Ft, In Kailasagiri park is not only meant for entertainment but also for the visitors where you can earn peace to body and mind by meditation in Shanti Ashram which is located on the top of the hill.You can take a ride on Ropeway which providing a panoramic view of beach and aerial view of concrete jungle with greenery.
It is located near the kailasagiri and adjacent to beach had well transport with buses from all parts of the city. Tenneti park is named after the legendary fighter Tenneti Viswanadham. It offers a wonderful eye-catching view of sea is one of the picnic spot and can relax from the busy life .Tenneti park have a walking track where in morning and evenings many people used to come for walk and do exercise and yoga by enjoying wonderful endless sea view.
Mudasarlova lake is a major source of Drinking water to Visakhapatnam. It is located 6KM from the town so you can reach the spot by state transport buses or by your own vehicles .If you are looking for the picnic spot then this park is best set up with beautiful sites near lake with hills and palm trees. Many pretty parks with full of flowers and fountains, birds which are kept in caged are present and there is a Golf Club also located near the park which is a excellent scenery.
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