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ROPE WAY

Rope Way-Connecting the heights:

An adding feather to the beauty of Kailasagiri, the Ropeway is the third route to the Kailasagiri hilltop. The enthralling air journey was formally inaugurated on 05-05-2004. The ropeway if the first of its kind in Andhra Pradesh as well as in the entire coastal India. The visitors to Kailasagiri can have a 360-degree view from the fibred- glass cabins while traveling up and down the 375-meter ropeway.

Pilgrims visiting Lord Venkateswara's shrine at Tirupathi-Tirumala may not get luxury of traveling in a ropeway, but Vizagites and its visitors can reach the feet of the giant-sized idols of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi on the top of Kailasagiri. Suspended 4 m to 10 m above ground, tourists can reach the hilltop near telescope viewpoint from the foothill close to the beach near Appu Ghar junction in less than three minutes.

The Kolkata based Conveyor Ropeway Services Pvt.Ltd has eructed the Ropeway on Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) basis at a cost of Rs.3.00 Crores. Eructation of towers and imported rope attracts the tourists. The project has 8 six-seated transparent cabins for up and down journey. Base station and upper stations facilitate passengers to embark and alight for the amazing altitude journey.
Pilgrims visiting Lord Venkateswara's shrine at Tirupathi-Tirumala may not get luxury of traveling in a ropeway, but Vizagites and its visitors can reach the feet of the giant-sized idols of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi on the top of Kailasagiri. Suspended 4 m to 10 m above ground, tourists can reach the hilltop near telescope viewpoint from the foothill close to the beach near Appu Ghar junction in less than three minutes. The Kolkata based Conveyor Ropeway Services Pvt.Ltd has eructed the Ropeway on Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) basis at a cost of Rs.3.00 Crores. Eructation of towers and imported rope attracts the tourists. The project has 8 six-seated transparent cabins for up and down journey. Base station and upper stations facilitate passengers to embark and alight for the amazing altitudes journey.

The Ropeway while providing a panoramic view of the beach within limits from Dolphin's Nose to Appu Ghar and an aerial view of the concrete jungle with splashes of greenery would be the forerunner for the hilltop Circular Train Project grounded by VUDA to provide a bird's eye view of the entire Visakhapatnam with its resplendent hill-valley-beach ambience.


Riding Fee:
Up and Down Adult: Rs.80/- per head
Up and Down Child: Rs.45/- per head