Borra Caves Araku Valley, Vishakapatnam Andhra Pradesh India

The million year-old limestone Borra Caves, at an altitude of 1400 meters over sea level and possessing a zone of two square kilometers is loaded with entrancing stalagmite and stalactite formations of deposited calcium. River Gosthani flowing  through the cave within the sediments. The history of discovery of the natural caves made during 1807 by William King George of the Geological Survey of India. 

The calcium deposits forms different structures like Shivalingam and a symbol of a cow Kamadhenu which has given a religious implication to it. The caves are excellent and are splendidly illuminated and a temple at the top is also there. The best time / season to visit the borra caves is November to December.
entry fee : adult INR 40 child INR 30 , still camera 25, video and digital cameras INR 100 

timing for borra caves: 10 AM to 5 PM ( 1.00 to 2.00 lunch break)

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