Many tourists visit this state just for the sake of this district. It has a natural harbour and is famous for Dolphin nose hill, beaches, industrial city, refineries and ports. Bhumunipatnam is a little way from the main city of Vishakapatnam. It is famous for Buddhist monasteries which are in ruins now. Also, it has a natural sea port and many Dutch era constructions. Araku Valley is a hill station with scenic beauty. It is a honeymoon destination in Andhra Pradesh. There are a lot of beaches, freshwater lakes and hills with scenic beauty in this district. Kondakarla Ava is a scenic lake which is the best place for Eco tourism. It has an exotic collection flora and fauna.
The other important aspect of this district is Lambasingi village. This is the only place in the whole south India to receive snow fall. It is also called as Kashmir of Andhra Pradesh. The temperature can drop as low as – 20 degree C