Attempt to boost tourism with the development of Vizag-Bheemli beach corridor

Union tourism Ministry approved Rs.45 crore to AP Tourism Development Corporation (APTDC) for the development of Visakhapatnam-Bheemunipatnam Beach Corridor Mega Circuit. It will cover the stretch of 26km which goes along the beach between two Ports in Andhra Pradesh.

Objective:

  • Provide state of art transport facilities between the two major tourist port locations.
  • Earn global recognition to tourism at Visakhapatnam.

Proposed implementation:

  • APTDC has appointed APTICO and ILFS agency to prepare a feasibility report of the project.
  • Development will include:

i)        Raised side footpaths and kerbs,

ii)        Straight and improvement of curves,

iii)     Widening of bridges & culverts,

iv)     Central lighting,

v)       View points on beachfront at selected places,

vi)     Providing shelters and sanitation facilities.

Key tourism Spots:

  • Kailasagiri
  • Tenneti Park
  • Kaartheekavanam
  • Thotlakonda
  • Bavikonda
  • Bheemunipatnam

 

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