Nandanavanam :An Ethno Medico Awareness Centre, this area has been developed with an intention to make public aware of the medicinal plants. It houses Bamboo plantations and different medicinal herbs.
Karthikavanam :This is a garden with plenty of Maredu (Bael) and Amla (Gooseberry) trees.
Vali Sugriva Medicinal Plants Conservation Area :An open laboratory to the botanists and research scholars, this area is an undulating terrain with an extent of 260 Ha with approx. 203species of plants including medicinal and rare plants that were identified in this area.
Madanikunj-Vihara Sthal :It is a picnic place with Pine Plants and Golden Bamboo clumps. Visiting this Eco-tourism area, will give you a chance to view wild animals like Tiger, Panther, Bison, Peacocks, Red jungle fowl and other wild life in addition to varieties of delicate and colourful butterflies.
Jungle Star :Located adjoining the Valamuru River with the streams flowing on 3 sides, it is a camping site which also provides a unique opportunity to stay overnight in the deep woods of the unexplored Eastern Ghats. This area is believed to be the battleground of Vali and Sugriva during the Ramayana period. The remarkable variation of the battle ground with the presence of grassland, encircled by forests on the other hillocks draws attention of visitors to the legendary story.
For those who love trekking, the Forest Dept. of Andhra Pradesh organizes trekking trips which are:
1. Valamuru to Amrutha Dhara 8 Km – 2 Km trek deep into waterfall
2. Cross Country Trek – From Tiger camp to Vijjuluru 8 Km
3. Adventure Trek – From Valamuru to Nelluru 10Km
For the quaint and serene atmosphere loving people, staying and lounging in the suspended canopies under the tree covers is an ideal way to spend their time. The interiors of the resorts are also quite comfortable with all amenities of television, phones, and others. Tourists can just sit in their rooms enjoying the beautiful sceneries from outside their windows, listening to the calls of the wild, or watch the interesting and traditional Kommu Dance, performed by the tribals specially for the tourists of which one can never be bored of.