Dhima dance: This is an age-old folk dance of the aborigines which is performed in the region at the time of Itika Pongal which is conducted every year in the month of April.
Visakha Utsav: Every year in the month of January, from the third Friday to Sunday, this festival in Araku is celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm. It is mainly organized by the Andhra Pradesh Tourism.
Araku Araku valley is a petite and immaculate hill station that is situated near the city of Visakhapatnam in the state of Andhra Pradesh.It is 141 km from Visakhapatnam. There are plenty number of hotels in Visakhapatnam which are homely and laced with modern amenities.
December to February is the winter season and the temperature during these months drop down to five degrees Celsius. January is the coldest month of the year and it is the best time to visit Araku.Monsoon Season in Araku
From June to October is the monsoon season. Araku gets extensive rainfall in monsoon. Since, the Bay of Bengal is situated close, the place experiences heavy rainfall. Due to extensive rain, landslides are very common in the region.Summer Season in Araku
The summer season is usually warm and the temperature generally ranges between 18 and 28 degrees Celsius. The average temperature in this season ranges around 24 degree Celsius. Cool breeze from the mountains make the environment very pleasant.
Best SeasonJun - Feb