States Andhra Pradesh Festival Tourism 

Festival Tourism Andhra Pradesh

While the majority of festivals in Andhra Pradesh, just like elsewhere, display the local folklore, mythological legends and religious traditions, some are also organized by the Andhra Pradesh government to promote state tourism. Among the popular fairs & festivals in Andhra Pradesh, which are also must visit festivals for their scale of celebrations, colours and festivities, the most important ones are Srivari Brahmotsavam - a nine day long fiesta held on the grounds of the sacred Tirupati Balaji Temple, Vinayaka Chaturthi Fair, held  in the ancient port city of Machilipatnam, and Sri Rama Navami Festival, celebrated at Bhadrachalam. Among the other famous religious festivals, one is Ugadi, also known as Gudi Padwa in other parts of India.

It is celebrated with great enthusiasm, with people at every corner adorning traditional attire, performing rituals and visiting each other's homes. The festival & cultural tourism in Andhra Pradesh also include the famous Visakha Utsav, the Lumbini Festival, Deccan Festival and the Rayalaseema Food & Dance Festival, as these are attended by a large number of people. Marked by cultural shows, traditional craft exhibitions, heritage tours and unique cuisine of Andhra, all these are a delight for visitors and leave them fascinated with their colourful and eclectic vibes. To enjoy the festival tourism in Andhra Pradesh, plan a trip in a way that it coincides with the occurrence of these festivals.


Andhra Pradesh Travel Information at a Glance