Rushikonda Beach

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    Location: Andhra Pradesh, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2_3 hours

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    Rushikonda Beach

    Rushikonda Beach, in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India, is located on the Bay of Bengal. It is maintained by the Andhra Pradesh State Tourism Board. It’s situated at around 8 km from the Visakhapatnam (Vizag) city


    Rushikonda beach is widely known for its golden shelf and tidy waves of the Bay of Bengal and it is also known as one of the virgin beaches of South India. Rushikonda Beach is part of a paradise for nature lovers. Its wide golden sands, crystal clear water, and lush green trees all around make this beach one of the main attractions of Vizag. A lot of people visit this place every year. It is the best place to enjoy your vocation.


    A boy stands with his guitar facing the sea on the Rushikonda beach in a tranquil, peaceful moment.

    Is an ancient sandy beach, which attracts a large number of tourists from abroad to spend some relaxing moments. It is a popular beach in Vizag, which attracts tourists as well as locals. Rushikonda Beach is a place that is enjoyed not only by the young but also by the elderly alike. In the evening, some beautiful moments surrounded by nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts around this beach enclose the cool breeze of the sea.

    Inside/Outside Views

    A lonely woman sitting on the top of Thotlakonda View Point and enjoying the view at Visakhapatnam.

    It is also an ideal place to enjoy a variety of water sports, which is a must-enjoy for adventure lovers. Visakhapatnam tour will be incomplete for you if you do not visit this beautiful beach in the port. It is the perfect place to enjoy your vacation here, so do visit this place.

    Opening Hours

    Open all days and all time in a week. But around 05:00 PM is the best time.

    Entry & Others Fees

    No entry fee will be needed.

    How to Reach

    By Air: Kailasagiri is just 26 km from Visakhapatnam. On the other hand, Visakhapatnam is very well-networked with the major cities of India and various international countries by air. Visakhapatnam has its own international airport and it’s around 8 km from the city center. From here a number of reputed domestic and foreign carriers conduct their services. Air India, SpiceJet, IndiGo, Air Costa, and Jet Aircraft provide regular flights for Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Tirupati, Hyderabad, and Kolkata. There are also two airline providers, Malindo and Silkair, from Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Taxi, cabs or buses are available from the airport.

    By Train: Visakhapatnam has its own railway station and it’s called ‘Visakhapatnam Junction. It’s just about 12 km away from the city center. This railway junction is well-connected to many other major cities of India like New Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, etc. Janmbhoomi Express, Samta Express, Konark Express, East Coast Express, and Prasanthi Express are some of the best trains for Visakhapatnam. If you want to reach VMRDA Kailasagiri by train, then you’ve to reach ‘Visakhapatnam Junction first. Buses and taxis are available from the railway station, so you can easily reach your preferred destinations.

    By Road: Visakhapatnam is very well-connected to many small towns and cities by road. Several state and private buses are available from different cities like Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Kolkata, Vijayawada, and Puri. Super deluxe, A/C, non-A/C, and sleeper buses are also available. You can take buses, taxis or cabs to reach VMRDA Kailasagiri as it’s only 26 km away from the city center.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should carry some food and a water bottle in a small bag that’s enough.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is safe to visit.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, it is allowed in this place.

    Que-03: Are there any other places of interest around Rushikonda Beach? If so, what are they?

    Ans: Yes, Tenneti Park, RK Beach, Kailasagiri, ISKCON Temple, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park etc.

    Que-04: What is the winter weather like in Rushikonda Beach? Can it be traveled in winter?

    Ans: Of course. The winter evening is very charming and perfect for traveling.

    Que-05: Is there any shops at Rushikonda Beach to buy beach wears?

    Ans: Yes. It’s available on beach road.

    Que-06: Is there any changing room in Rushikonda Beach?

    Ans: Yes, But you have to pay INR 10 per person.

    Que-07: Which is the best time to visit in a day?

    Ans: Around 05:00 PM.

    Que-08: Which beach is also known as ‘Virgin Beach’ in South India?

    Ans: Rushikonda Beach.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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