Here’s why will you choose Vijayawada as your ultimate Vacation Spot.

Wonder why…

A mystery world of natural splendours, alluring unexplored locations picturesquely surrounded by medium sized hills, fascinating Buddhist pilgrimages which Andhra Pradesh is a home to. Andhra Pradesh tourism offers an interesting platter of visual treat and enchanting experiences. Connect with the wanderlust inside you in Amazing Andhra!

Around Vijayawada…

Being amongst the list of top offbeat destinations in India, Vijayawada, the third largest city of Andhra Pradesh restores its fame as the cultural capital of India. The city is nestled at the northern bank of River Krishna at a distance of about 300 Kms away from Hyderabad, the city of Nawabs. Also named as Bezwada or Vidyalawada or the burning city, the city is also named as the “land of victory”, the reason being that Goddess Durga restored in the place after slaying the fierce Demon. Hence “Vijaya” stands for “Victorious” while “wada” stands for “location”.

The city is full of surprises with ancient heritage buildings that speak of ancient Vedic civilization with architectural carvings on monuments that account for historical diversity & rule of several dynasties dating back to a hundred years ago. The virgin nature is blessed with dense forests misty hillocks, shimmering water body, magnificent green valleys, major rivers, water streams and islands that makes the region one of the attractive destinations ever.

Your reason to travel…

As human beings we are always guided by reason & historical yet mystical interest. And when it comes to the next weekend plan, no wonder the picturesque scenic spot that captivates the heart is plenty to cheer for with family and friends. Engulfed by waterbodies on the three sides and mountain on the fourth, the criss-cross Rivers outflowing over the landscape, the city offers a unique freshness to the travellers. Being located away from the hustle and bustle of city life the place offers a sublime peacefulness as well as a hub of entertainment for tourists. And if you are a real adventure junkie, you of course hit the right spot. Adding on, are delectable cuisines’ never to be missed and a must try-out.

Delight-o’-treat

Check out the major delightful attractions that make Vijayawada a “must-to” visit place for tourists.

  1. Enchanting Lake View – Prakasam Barrage

This dam is originally erected by the East India Company in 17th Century to benefit uninterrupted supply of water to the city dwellers. The dam houses releases water to three water canals that flow through the city linking River Krishna with other Guntur Districts.  As a result, the barrage creates an enchanting panoramic lake that definitely deserves a visit by ardent travel freaks & photograph enthusiasts.

The best time to visit this place is November-March.

  1. Historic Akana & Mandana Caves

Built during the 6th or 7th Century BC by Akana & Mundana, the ministers of Quli Qutb Shah, the Nawab of Golkonda, these caves are interesting stopovers on the way to KanakaDurga temple. These caves are located at a distance of 3kms from the Vijayawada Railway station. The cave is a rock-cut architecture without any sculpture or design work with triple-celled pillars that are erected facing the east.

  1. Bhavani Island – Spectacular Nature’s Paradise

Bhavani Island is a spectacular 133 acre river island located in Krishna district close to the city. It is a pristine blue water lagoon ideal for spending a memorable holiday time in peaceful solitude. The picturesque water spot is surrounded by beautiful scenic greenery which is perfect for family picnics. This enticing River Island is ideal for picnickers, romantic couples, idlers, sport lovers and anyone who wants to breathe in at deepest recesses & spend a relaxing weekend within the ambience of this lovely serene place. For adventure enthusiasts, there are numerous fun-filled boat rides of different styles, adventurous sports activities offered by Champions Yacht Club with full membership options.

  1. Weekend adventures – Exciting water sports!

Scenic boat rides & exciting Water sports at Champions Yacht club are something that always beckons the water sports enthusiasts. Bhavani Island is a popular Island for water sports and adventurous activities to try out. A plethora of interesting series of water sports such as ski boat, jet boat rides, pedal boats, banana boat, swan boat rides, bumper boats, solar boat, paragliding, fly boarding, water cycle and the list is never ending! Try on this non-stop fun!

  1. Tanvi River Cruise – A restaurant that actually floats!

For those who want to experience a close-to-home anniversary dinner, a special date dinner, a get-together or an exceptional celebration, Tanvi River Cruiser party is here to make each of your moment truly memorable. Whatever the reason you are celebrating for-a place as beautiful at the deck of the Yacht on the full moon starry night over the waters will simply make you go “wow”…just like a fairy dream!

  1. Lotus Food City – A Waterfront Restaurant

Popularly known to be an ultimate food destination for youth, this restaurant with magnificent river front of the Krishna waters has a great eatery that caters for all.  If you are a foody, you can try out a variety of vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian culinary delights soaked within a splendid ambience. Enjoy great evening parties surrounded by placid water at all sides or simply walk through the lush green lawns of the garden that instantly transforms your demeanour the moment you step into this lush waterfront restaurant.

Have you started creating your own wander list (your bucket travel list) at Vijayawada?  Well, these impressive spots provide zero reason to stay at home and 100% inspirational enough to get you on your toes to explore this unforgettable experience!

Top holiday packages to try out for party, water sports and fun at CYC Vijayawada

 

“Choose the best celebration holiday package for a great paradisaical experience”.

Bhavani Island in Vijayawada.  Might sound as small a river Island but in real sense this is a place of infinite adventure offerings! To experiment this not-so-known yet interesting place, step your foot onto the picturesque and mesmerizing unexplored Island River. Yes, this is just not about exploring, it’s about re-discovering yourself, unwinding your heart and soul into nature’s lap of peace and tranquility.

So what could be the best way to celebrate life other than enchanting laid back evenings, devouring sumptuous cuisines, sailing, non-stop partying and a plethora of thrilling water sports to try on. This island is indeed a paradise that offers the best combo of thrill+chill+grill. Try them all!

Eat, drink & merry

Waterfront restaurant

There’s something unique about dining beside the water. Isn’t it? And if you are looking for a candle light dinner with your special one this is it!

To tantalize your taste buds with some delectable cuisines, try this river front restaurant, a wayside amenity club featuring outdoor seating with multi-cuisine specialties and the most extraordinary water view front.

Here’s the menu  with a “close-up” view

If you have already guessed, here’s some nice drink & beverages to try out.  Everything seems to be just better with a sip of cocktails or special mock tail. Simple, easy and breezy.

Next in line are the most delightful & fiery hot dishes, spicing up your taste with regional as well as continental gourmet food to tickle your palate. No matter where you sit, serving in southern style of this ala-carte restaurant, there are a variety of tasty options to choose from. Being a mixture of pan Asian and Indian restaurant, it caters a delicious host of mixed cuisines, a good range of Asian dishes as well as local options from all over Asia.

Don’t miss out on the rain dance!

This is something worth trying!  Get into the dancing mood. Make your day memorable dancing with your besties on the cruise deck. Dance on to your toes with some sizzling karaoke dance beats and change your moves with each beat. Non-stop fun. Isn’t it?

Floating restaurant

Chill out, float & satisfy your palate

The ambiance and heavenly food on the floating native restaurant located in Bhavani island, Vijaywada falls short in the value-for-money. It is a fine-dining restaurant with barbeque fresh-off-the-grills, seafood and tasty appetizers to try out. Enjoy your meal in the open air under the open sky.


Food on the cruise

Cruising is so fun!

Experience an out-of-the-ordinary luxury lunch and dining experience in the open air above the floating waters. The royal cruise hosts a centralized AC restaurant at the lower deck and accommodates 150 seating arrangements. Short-cooked food for guests are readily available.

And for the buffet? Thanks to the intimate specialty eatery arrangement aboard that accommodates 200 seating banquet / restaurant setup on the 1st floor. And guess the most refined open private spot? A 15 seating premium space for VIP deck on the top, where you can take food to the top deck to enjoy a private moment.

LED Music sensor Dance floor

Ever went crazy with dancing on each beat on disco lighted dance floor? Rock your body, swirl, turn and sweep your feet with the LIVE DJ music as you hit the lighted dance-floor. Explore the basement, disco dance-floor and more!

Open air theater on garden restaurant

Under the open sky, experience the open theater viewing with seated dining or high tea settings at perfect garden surroundings. Here’s a 10×10 projection LED screen is a major attraction to enjoy LIVE shows, movies, events or theaters amidst the green spaces with a capacity for 55-70 seating altogether.

Pub & DJ music

Chill out sitting cosily at the pub with lounge music, rich cocktails and mock tails as you rock on with the Live DJ music remixes. Enjoy café evenings at the lounge sipping your favorite drink and dance on the beats together with your friends.

Exciting world of Water sports

Are you a wander lusting adventure junkie?

If you are, then there’s some good news for you!

Part of the beauty of the Bhavani Island is that connectivity to the island is minimal; hence this sunny paradise is mainly centered around water sports. Bhavani Island is a heaven for water-sports enthusiasts.  A plethora of exciting water sports you can indulge in that includes  Jetski, Parasailing, Fly board, Jet-pack, Banana Ride, Disco pango ride, Bumper ride, Speed boats, Leisure boats, Water cycle, Pedaling boats, Kayaking , ATV ride & Buggy ride, and Paint Ball.

Jetski:

Don’t have all day but want to have some excitement & thrill? Climb aboard the Jet Ski for some quick action packed fun and entertainment. Enjoy a thrilling ride through the waves as you feel the water spray all around! Adding on are the gorgeous views as you cross past the sparkling shorelines. Don’t miss it!

Parasailing:
If you are an adventure junkie, parasailing is fun to soar high and explore the exciting heights under the sky in the air. Take off to get a spectacular aerial view of the boundless waters from a high altitude and experience the adrenaline rush as you glide through the air! Enjoying the breath-taking view is an ultimate and the most remarkable experience-a must to try it out!

Fly board:

Let water push you up as you stand on the deck above waters. Fly up till 15 meters above the water pumping your adrenaline high! It’s damn exciting to try on!

 Jet-pack:

This is an adrenaline packed flight experience as you fly close to the water. It operates with twin steams of water pushed up to create force that keeps you high to elevate up to 30ft. in the air from waters; sometimes highs and sometimes lows and slow. And then, you literally start walking on waters!

Banana Ride

Feel the adrenaline rush as you jump in for the banana ride splashing and lashing the waves on water. As the boat gets towed inside the water, the rider of the towed boat attempts to turn it upside down.  So try not to fall off and experience the real fun; for individuals, family and friends!

Disco Pango ride

Experience the real thrill as this inflatable disco ride throws you high and spins you all over 360 degrees, splashing waters in between. The rotations with disco music and lightings make you go flying as you try to hold the rocker firmly.

Bumper ride

Dare to take challenge to crash into your friends/family’s bumper alone on waters? For single riders single bumper boats are fun to knock family and friends around as you get bumped by the competition. These boats are ideal to initiate collisions with other similar boats just for fun!

Speed boats

Choose the great thrill of speed, fun and adventure on board with speed boat. This passenger speedboat offers loads of fun to family/friends that spins at top speed, giving an adrenaline rush and a never ending appetite of fun filling. Alongside, explore the scenic spots; geological points of interest and colorful birds-a thrilling trip you will never forget.

Leisure boats

Spend an hour or more on board leisure cruise to Bhavani Island. Cruise around the island to enjoy the magnificent sunrise/sunset scenic view & tranquil surroundings. Enjoy dinner/lunch cruise time entertained by appetizers, drinks, LIVE music & a wide variety of gourmet Andhra-themed cuisines. Live the experience!

Water cycle

Fun-on-the go with eco-friendly water cycles! Water cycle hydro bikes are great for an hour or two drive around the lake and also perfect equipment to stay active on waters! Ride water cycles and bikes at twice the speed of a pedal boat and double up the fun on waters!

Pedaling boats

Slow down your time for the moment as you pedal your boat and enter into a tranquil moment of peace and serenity. Slowly pedal your boat splashing the waters gently to enjoy the moment amidst the scenic beauty of the river bank.  Pedal boats are best for family, friends and children.

Kayaking

Nothing in the world is worth comparable than an afternoon spent on touring by kayak. Join the up-and-go activity especially designed for lakes, rivers and seas where you can explore magnificent views & inaccessible coastlines or river banks. Ride your way as you cut through the waters and tracks by your side savoring your bend sightseeing. Head up to the high torrent lakes to find plenty of stops to dip your toes and paddle gently across the waters to explore other fun things along with the changing colors & moods of the lake.

Atv & Buggy ride

Want to explore a crazy fun time off-road adventure on the beaten or rugged tracks? If you have the adventure spirit, strap into a two-seat buggy & Atv ride, either alone or with your partner and overcome the obstacles you confront in the rugged landscapes. Excitement & thrill overloaded!

Paint Ball

If you are of non-outdoorsy types, paintball shoots works the best for you. Test your skills with a number of open shots with paint-balls. The excitement soars up as you go on shooting 17 to 40 shots in one round! Lock and load; shoot them playfully and get geared up with each shot.

Are you feeling a quick rush of blood inside your veins when you think of trying out these adventure activities? Yes, with these exciting water sports to try on, cruise expedition, coupled by delectable food delicacies amidst an alluring ambiance and a host of interesting fun activities to experience, it goes beyond the ordinary. It’s more than a deal!