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Guides at Borra Caves an unhappy lot

In 1993, about 20 adivasis were recruited by the Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department as guides for the Archean age (4000 to 2500 million years) Borra Caves, located in the Anantagiri hills of Araku Valley in Visakhapatnam agency. It has been over ... The Hindu, 5 days ago

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Deccan Chronicle, 2 weeks ago

Natural world heritage status for Borra Caves sought

VISAKHAPATNAM: The Borra Caves located on the Eastern Ghats in Ananthagiri hills of Araku Valley in Visakhapatnam agency, has been recommended by the Archaeological Survey of India, to be included as a natural World Heritage site under the United ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Old microbes hold key to life

TIRUPATI: Microorganisms that were extracted from caves in India dating back at least 50,000 years — including the Borra cave system in Visakhapatnam — have turned out to be crucial in understanding life on planet Earth. Scientists have now ...
 Dotemirates.com2 weeks ago
Times of India

Walking that extra mile to refurbish Araku's tourist infrastructure!

The board at the entrance of the famed Coffee Museum of Araku proclaimed that the famed tourist was welcome from 8 am to 8 pm. It was already 10 am but the gates of the museum were firmly padlocked with absolutely no signs of readiness to welcome ...
 Times of India1 day ago

Virtual Reality tours to draw more tourists

The announcement by HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao that the Visakha Utsav will be held at a single venue at Rama Krishna (RK) Beach unlike in the past, left many wondering as to how tourists would be exposed to the other tourist attractions in the ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Vizag sees tourist rush

Visakhapatnam: Even though the hospitality sector remains hit by demonitisation, the holiday season from Christmas to New Year is bringing some cheer for hotels in the Port City. According to hoteliers, large number of tourists from Odisha and ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago

Now, hire a bike to go for sight-seeing

The first thing that gives anxious moments to tourists on reaching a new place is the high cost of local transport. Public transport is normally unreliable and taxi providers resort to surcharge during peak hours. Most tour operators rush the ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Now, hire a bike to go sight-seeing  The Hindu1 month ago

Just 2 out of 8 proposed toilets functional on Vizag-Araku route

Visakhapatnam: Out of eight toilets that were supposed to be constructed at petrol bunks on the Vizag-Araku route, only two have been inaugurated so far. The tourist season is on full swing, but the project is yet to be completed. The district ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Barter is the best bet for a few tribals here

To overcome currency shortage at weekly markets, they are banking on the age-old practice CHAMPAGUDA (VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT): What will we do with the Rs.2,000 note, which is a very big amount for us? As we don't know how to exchange the ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Caught in the winds of change

ARAKU (VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT): Sale of bamboo chicken, a popular delicacy made traditionally using bamboo sticks at tourist spots of the tribal areas in Visakhapatnam district, is hit hard due to demonetisation. The sale of this must-relish dish ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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