Vishakhapatnam, named after god Vaishakha, is located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, and has the Eastern Ghats to its west and the Bay of Bengal to its east. Although considered an industrial city, it has a rich cultural heritage being a part of the ancient Kalinga Empire. Some major tourist attractions of Vishakhapatnam include INS Kursura Submarine Museum, the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, the RK Beach, the Yarada Beach and the Visakha Museum. An important port on the east coast, Vizag is often called the ‘Jewel of East Coast.’ The city is home to India’s oldest shipyard, the Hindustan Shipyard Limited, which builds and repairs ships. Interestingly, India’s first nuclear submarine, INS Arihant, is being built in Vizag.
Vishakhapatnam is served by the Vishakhapatnam Airport, which is just 12 km from the city. It would be to one’s convenience if one leaves for the airport at least 4 hours before the scheduled flights. The best time to visit Vizag is during the winters, when the weather is cool and pleasant.
How to reach major Indian cities of India from Vishakhapatnam
One can very easily avail domestic flights to reach major Indian cities from Vishakhapatnam. All major airlines frequently fly out from Vishakhapatnam Airport to cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore. Indigo
, Jet Airways, SpiceJet
and Air India fly every day to the major Indian cities from Vishakhapatnam Airport.
How to reach major International destinations from Vishakhapatnam Airport
You can also reach major international destinations very easily from Vishakhapatnam. Emirates, Lufthansa
and Singapore Airlines
not only take you to major cities around the world like London and New York, but also provide you with world-class, comfortable seats, and various other entertainment facilities like movies, TV shows and games that you can have access to. Air India provides flights to Singapore and Sydney every day and the options are many. The stopovers are at Delhi, Singapore, Dubai, Hyderabad, Abu Dhabi, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur. Avail great offers from these airlines including sales, special discounts, student concession and other benefits.
Log on to Yatra.com
or download the Yatra app to allow yourself to find the best deals like cheap air tickets
using the lowest fare finder, check flight schedules on the go and you can also access the web check-in
facility for ease of access to the airport.