One Day Vijayawada Sightseeing Trip by Cab

1 Day Vijayawada Sightseeing Trip by Car
1 Day Vijayawada Sightseeing Trip by Car (courtesy: srinivassekharapalli)

One of the biggest cities in the state of Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada, is situated on the banks of the Krishna River. Due to its extensive cultural heritage, historical landmarks, and religious sites, Vijayawada is a major tourist hub. Booking a one day Vijayawada local sightseeing tour by private car allows you to explore the well-known and offbeat spots across the city.

There are numerous tourist attractions in Vijayawada that appeal to all different types of visitors. On a one-day Vijayawada local sightseeing tour in a rental car, you can engage in several interesting activities. Some popular activities to do in Vijayawada are visiting the Kanaka Durga Temple, exploring the Victoria Jubilee Museum, and enjoying an adventure in the Mogalarajapuram Caves and Undavalli Caves. 

Vijayawada is renowned for its diverse street food scene and long-standing culinary traditions. Relaxing while taking a walk along the Krishna River and trying the delicious street food are among the best things to try in the city. Exploring the local markets, visiting parks and Gardens, swimming in Krishnaveni Beach, and trekking to the Kondapalli Fort adds to the endless list of fun experiences in this city. 

One day Vijayawada local sightseeing tour by private car is perfect for exploring the rich culture and heritage of the region. Nature lovers can witness the scenic beauty, and adventure seekers can engage in adventure activities.

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Highlights of Vijayawada Sightseeing Tour by Cab

  • Full-day Vijayawada local sightseeing tour
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
  • Pickup & Drop: Vijayawada Hotel / Home
  • Places Covered: Kanaka Durga Temple, Kondapalli Fort, Victoria Jubilee Museum, Undavalli Caves, Amaravathi Temple, Panakala Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, and Bhavani Islands.

Package Price for 1 Day Vijayawada Sightseeing by Cab

Honda Amaze Sedan Car for One Day Vijayawada Trip
Amaze / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan

₹ 2,499/-

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga SUV Car for One Day Vijayawada Trip
Maruti Ertiga
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 3,099/-

Toyota Innova SUV Car for One Day Vijayawada Trip
Toyota Innova
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 3,399/-

Toyota Innova Crysta SUV Car for One Day Vijayawada Trip
Toyota Innova Crysta
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 3,999/-

Tempo Traveller Mini Van for One Day Vijayawada Trip
Tempo/ Force Traveller
12 Seater / LCV

Price on Request

Mini Bus for One Day Vijayawada Trip
Mini Bus
21 Seater / LCV

Price on Request

Book your 1 Day Vijayawada Sightseeing Tour Package!

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What’s included

  • Pick and drop from Hotel / Home in Vijayawada
  • Cab for Vijayawada sightseeing as per the above Itinerary
  • Vehicle Parking Charges
  • Toll-gate Charges if any
  • Driver Allowance

What’s not included

  • Entry Ticket Fee at tourist places in Vijayawada
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation at Vijayawada
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

What to Expect on your Vijayawada Sightseeing Trip

What to expect on your One Day Vijayawada Sightseeing Tour by Cab

Our one day Vijayawada Local Sightseeing Tour will begin with an early morning pick-up from your doorstep. 

We will begin our tour with a visit to the Kanaka Durga Temple, located atop Indrakeeladri Hill and dedicated to Goddess Durga. You can enjoy the spectacular views of the Krishna River and the city below. 

Our next stop on our Vijayawada city tour will be at Victoria Jubilee Museum, located close to Kanaka Durga Temple. The museum is a repository of artifacts from ancient times, and you can learn about Vijayawada’s rich cultural heritage through the exhibits here.

We will then proceed to Undavalli Caves, which offer magnificent views of the Krishna River. It is a great spot for history buffs. After that, we will take you to Amaravathi Temple, situated on the banks of River Krishna. The sacred shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva and has a big statue of Nandi made out of a single black stone. 

After experiencing the spiritual vibes, we will head to Panakala Lakshmi Narasimha Temple. You can pay homage to the presiding deity here while enjoying picturesque views of the surrounding hills.

We will then take you to Bhavani Islands to enjoy spectacular views. It is an ideal spot for boating and water sports. After spending some time relaxing on the banks of the river and enjoying the stunning sunset, we will head to our next destination.

Finally, our local sightseeing tour will conclude at the Kondapalli Fort, where you can explore the fascinating historical structures and enjoy breathtaking views from its ramparts. At the end of the day, we will drive you to your doorstep in Vijayawada.

Itinerary of One Day Vijayawada Sightseeing Trip

Pickup from your Hotel in Vijayawada at 8:00 AM

S.NoSightseeing PlaceRecommended Duration
1Kanaka Durga Temple80 minutes
2Kondapalli Fort60 minutes
3Victoria Jubilee Museum20 minutes
4Undavalli Caves40 minutes
5Amaravathi Temple50 minutes
6Panakala Lakshmi Narasimha Temple30 minutes
7Bhavani Islands60 minutes

Drop back at your Hotel in Vijayawada by 6:30 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Guests can visit all the tourism places near Vijayawada listed above or remove any of the places that they don’t want to visit. In order to include any other sightseeing place, guests can check with their cab provider while booking this Vijayawada city tour by private car.

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Places to visit in Vijayawada in one day by private car

Discover the heart of Vijayawada in just one day as we guide you through the most enchanting locales that will leave you captivated. From the awe-inspiring Kanaka Durga Temple, where devotion and spirituality intertwine seamlessly, to the vibrant streets of Bhavani Island, where a lively blend of culture and serenity awaits, your Vijayawad city tour promises to be an unforgettable experience.

Let the stories of Prakasam Barrage, a testament to human engineering prowess, and the tranquility of Undavalli Caves stir your soul as you embark on a whirlwind tour through the city’s best-kept treasures. Here is the list of the best places to visit in one day in Vijayawada:

1. Kanaka Durga Temple

One of the most well-known temples in Vijayawada, the Kanaka Durga Temple draws thousands of devotees each year. King Krishna Deva Raya of the Vijayanagara Empire constructed this temple in the eighth century.

Goddess Durga is the presiding deity in this temple. It is situated on Indrakeeladri Hill, which provides breathtaking views of the neighborhood city and Krishna River. You can admire the Dravidian architecture of the temple. You must attend the ten-day Navaratri festival, which is celebrated here with pomp and glory. 

  • Must See / Things to Do: Pray to Goddess Durga and participate in the colorful Navratri festivities. 
  • Timings: 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM on all days of the week, closed between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm on Thursdays
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee

2. Victoria Jubilee Museum

The Victoria Jubilee Museum is one of the oldest archaeological museums in India. It was founded in the 19th century to honor the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria’s reign. The museum’s collection is made up of a variety of exquisite and one-of-a-kind artifacts. 

Archeology lovers will enjoy viewing ancient inscriptions, sculptures, pottery, and manuscripts. Art lovers can admire the elaborate carvings and paintings that highlight the area’s rich artistic heritage. In addition, the museum offers a fantastic opportunity to learn about the history, culture, and art of Andhra Pradesh.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Admire the archaeological artifacts, sculptures, and paintings.
  • Timings: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM on all days; closed on Friday
  • Entry Fee: Adults: Rs.50 per person; Children: Rs.30 per person

3. Undavalli Caves

The Undavalli Caves are a collection of rock-cut caves in the Guntur district of Vijayawada. These caves are carved out of a single rock. Archaeology lovers will admire the intricate sculptures and carvings. You can view a beautiful statue of Lord Vishnu carved out of a single granite stone and also a Buddha statue. 

You can soak in the beauty of the lush green surroundings and the view of the gushing Krishna River. For those who are interested in history, architecture, and cultural heritage, the Undavalli Caves are a must-visit destination. Eager to experience Undavalli Caves on your one-day sightseeing tour of Vijayawada? Plan your visit today!

  • Must See / Things to Do: Witness the best examples of prehistoric Indian rock-cut architecture.
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM on all days
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee

4. Panakala Lakshmi Narasimha Temple

The Panakala Lakshmi Narasimha Temple is a Hindu shrine located on top of a hill in Mangalagiri. It is dedicated to Lord Narasimha, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The temple is famous for its unique tradition of offering Panakam, a sweet made of jaggery, to the deity, which is believed to have healing powers. 

The main deity of this temple is Narasimha Swami in Panakala form, which means ‘eating Panaka.’ Devotees perform various rituals here, such as Puja, Homams, Abhishekam, etc., to please the lord and seek his blessings.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Offer prayers and receive the special temple prasad, Panakam.
  • Timings: 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM on all days
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee

5. Bhavani Islands

Bhavani Island on the river Krishna is a well-liked tourist destination renowned for its picturesque landscapes that are encircled by lush vegetation. For picnickers, photographers, and nature enthusiasts, the island is an ideal location. 

Adventure lovers can engage in various adventure activities like boating, kayaking, and water sports. You can enjoy a fun-filled picnic with your family and friends on this island.

  • Must See / Things to Do:  Enjoy a picnic with family or friends while indulging in adventure activities.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee

6. Amaravathi Temple

Amaravathi Temple is located in the village of Amaravathi, near Guntur. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, also called Amaralingeswara here. You can witness a 15 feet tall Shiva Lingam in the temple. The Dravidian architecture of the temple displays intricate sculptures, carvings, and inscriptions.

Within the premises, you can also visit the shrines of other deities, including Anjaneya, Veerabhadraswamy, Kalabhairava, and Mahishasura Mardhini. The celebrations during the Maha Shivaratri festival attract throngs of devotees from all over the region.

  • Must See / Things to Do:  Admire the temple architecture and seek the blessings of the presiding deity.
  • Timings:  Morning timings 6:00 AM to 1:00 PM and evening timings 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee

7. Kondapalli Fort

The Kondapalli Fort, or Kondapalli Kota, is a historical fort situated in the Guntur district of Vijayawada. The fort dates back to the 14th century. It has been linked to a number of illustrious kingdoms, including the Eastern Chalukyas, the Kakatiyas, and the Vijayanagara Empire. 

You can enjoy the trek to the top of the hill, from where you can capture beautiful views of the Eastern Ghats on your camera. Kondapalli village near the fort is well-known for its wooden toys and dolls that you can buy as souvenirs from nearby markets. Don’t wait! Secure your spot for an exciting one-day Vijayawada sightseeing trip to visit Kondapalli Fort and make it a day to treasure.

  • Must See / Things to Do:  Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Eastern Ghats, admire the fort’s architecture, and buy Kondapalli toys. 
  • Timings: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on all days
  • Entry Fee: INR 5 per person for adults, INR 3 per person for children

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Things to Do on your Vijayawada Sightseeing Tour

Things to Do on your Vijayawada Sightseeing Tour
Things to Do on your Vijayawada Sightseeing Tour (courtesy: premjedidiah)

Vijayawada offers breathtaking views, interesting history, and unique culture. It is filled with beauty, spirituality, culture, and fun activities to enjoy on a one day Vijayawada local sightseeing tour.

What to Shop during your Full Day Vijayawada Sightseeing Tour by Car?

Vijayawada is a popular shopping destination known for its traditional and contemporary shopping options. PVP mall offers international and domestic brands, electronics, and books. 

Food connoisseurs can visit Mogalrajpuram for tasty street food. You can also buy jewelry and textiles here. Benz Circle is known for its jewelry shops, clothing stores, and traditional markets. 

You can purchase the world-famous Kondapalli Toys and handicrafts, including pottery and wood carvings, as souvenirs for your loved ones on this Vijayawada sightseeing trip by private taxi. Traditional Silk Sarees, iconic spices, and pickles are some must-buy items in Vijayawada.

What to Eat during your One Day Vijayawada Sightseeing Trip by Taxi?

Vijayawada is a haven for food lovers. Non-vegetarian dishes are very popular among the locals here. Some of the unique dishes to check out in Vijayawada include Andhra-style Biryani, Andhra-style Chicken, and Andhra Meals. 

You can also relish lip-smacking street food, including Chaats, Vadas, and Bajjis. Other traditional spicy dishes you can cherish on your Vijayawada city tour by cab include Pulihora, Mirchi Bajji, Rava Dosa, and Idli. Sweet lovers can enjoy a wide variety of unique sweet dishes including Pootharekulu, Boorelu, Bandar Laddu, and Ariselu. You can wind up your meal with a Kiili, a type of sweet paan, and traditional filter coffee.

Terms & Conditions

Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 day Vijayawada city tour package. Ideally this full day tour package cannot be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places during this Vijayawada sightseeing tour by private car, they can check the possibility of the same with the above listed car rental companies and request for a custom quote.

We recommend our guests to stick to the time spent at each tourist attraction in Vijayawada as per the Itinerary schedule. In case of any delays or additional time spent at a particular place, driver or car rental company will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Please also note that if a particular sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it may not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with listed cab vendor before you book the tour.


Is there any possibility to add / remove tourist places in this Vijayawada sightseeing tour?

Ideally, no. However guests can check if it’s possible to customize the tour with the above listed Vijayawada cab vendors before booking the trip. Additional charges might apply.

Vijayawada is a  beautiful city with lots of interesting attractions and activities to explore. Booking a one day Vijayawada local sightseeing tour by private car is the best way to explore its natural charm, heritage, and serenity. 

In our one day Vijayawada local sightseeing tour by rental cab, we arrange an experienced driver who will take you to the best sightseeing spots around the city. Not only that, but having your private car lets you travel at your own pace, so you can really uncover some hidden gems around the fascinating city.


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