Boat in Visakhapatnam

AV Bhanoji Rao, Garuda Pattabhiramayya & Co

Boats depart roughly once a month for Port Blair in the Andaman Islands. Call or email for schedules (or check www.andamanbeacon.com). Book for the 56-hour journey (bunk ₹2500, cabin berth from ₹4960) at least two o…
Metro in Hyderabad

Metro Rail

Hyderabad's shiny new Metro Rail network has two lines in operation, connecting at Ameerpet, with a third line under construction. The MG Bus Station stop is handy for travellers.
Bus Station in Hyderabad

Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station

One of the biggest in India, Mahatma Gandhi bus station, better known as Imlibun, has advance booking offices and connections all over the country.
Taxi in Visakhapatnam

Srinivasa 'Srinu' Rao

English-speaking Srinu is a reliable, friendly driver for out-of-town trips. He charges around ₹3300 for an Araku Valley day trip.
Airport in Hyderabad

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

Hyderabad’s massive, modern and efficient Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is 25km southwest of the city centre.
Taxi in Visakhapatnam

Guide Tours & Travels

Guide Tours & Travels, a reliable car-rental option, is opposite the RTC Complex ‘out gate’.
Train in Hyderabad

Nampally Reservation Complex

The reservation complex at Nampally, also known as Hyderabad Deccan railway station.
Bus Stop in Hyderabad

Afzalgunj Bus Stop

Main bus stop for many destinations across the city, including Secunderbad.
Train in Visakhapatnam

Railway Reservation Centre

The railway reservation centre is 300m south of the main station building.
Train in Tirumala & Tirupati

Reservation Office

The train reservation office is opposite Tirupati station's eastern end.