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 ₹2410, cabin berth from ₹4640) two or three d…
English-speaking Srinu is a reliable, friendly driver for out-of-town trips. He charges around ₹3000 for an Araku Valley day trip and ₹1600 to Sankaram and back.
Guide Tours & Travels, a reliable car-rental option, is opposite the RTC Complex ‘out gate’.
The railway reservation centre is 300m south of the main station building.
Visakhapatnam station is on the western edge of town.
Useful bus stop.