Erra Matti Dibbalu

Erra Matti Dibbalu also called as Red Sand Hills, a notified National Geo-heritage Monument, is situated at the outskirts of Visakhapatnam City. It is located very near to the Bay of Bengal and is one of Visakhapatnam's many heritage sites.


It is a beautiful place filled with Red sand dunes, famous for trekking and photography


How to Reach

Visakhapatnam Airport, about 8 km away from the city centre, links the city with various cities in India and abroad.

Visakhapatnam enjoys good road connectivity with various nearby cities and towns. 

Visakhapatnam has its own railway station, called the Visakhapatnam Junction, which is connected to several prominent Indian cities. Located about 12 km away from the city.

Best time to visit

  1. jan

  2. feb

  3. mar

  4. apr

  5. may

  6. jun

  7. jul

  8. aug

  9. sep

  10. oct

  11. nov

  12. dec

The best time to take a trip to this splendid place is in winter season i.e between October and March. The weather during this period is extremely pleasing and windy.


Rushikonda Beach- It is a hub of serenity, Natural rocks jutting into the clear waters of the sea.

Ramakrishna Beach- It stretches along the extent of the main city. Close to the beach, on Beach Road, are other tourist attractions.

Dolphin's Nose- It is a hill, so named because its headland has the shape of a dolphin's nose. 

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