Best Places to visit Andaman

 

Cellular Jail

Tags: Museum

Timings: National Memorial: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Closed on Mondays)

How to Reach Cellular Jail: The cellular Jail is placed within the town of Port Blair. The perfect path to arrive at the jail complex is by hiring your personal private cab as the civic transport in Andaman isn't well developed. Else, you can also take an auto-rickshaw to arrive at your location.

Also known as: Kala Pani

Constructed and Completed on: The building of the jail begin in the year 1896 and was complete in 1906

Cellular Jail, Andaman Overview

The Cellular Jail, also known as 'Kala Pani' is an old royal jail located in Port Blair, the capital of Andaman and Nicobar islands. Constructed by the Britishers in their colonial regulation in India, the jail was used mostly to exile Indian political prisoners. It was used to house so many notable freedom fighters such as Batukeshwar Dutt, Yogendra Shukla and Binayak Damodar Savarkar.

The jail complex is now owned by the Government of India and it is known as the national memorial monument that showcases the life of prisoners during the British era. Cellular Jail stands as a prominent traveler’s attraction in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands where visitors can learn about its past and also enjoy a light show held in recall of the entire prisoner who were locked up here.

Today, the Cellular Jail is a solemn reminder of the entire struggle the Indian freedom fighters undertook while fighting for independence, and is an integral part of India's history.

 Scuba Diving

The apparent waters of Andaman Island host unbelievable marine life and state-of-the-art equipment and expertise. Over the years, scuba diving in the Andaman Islands has seen travelers flocking from diverse parts of the world, and this culture never ceases to supply anything short of a fascinating experience. Indonesia, Micronesia, Cayman Islands, are some of the globally acclaimed sites for scuba diving sites, however, being a small heavy on the pocket which is where scuba diving in Andamans is a more favored choice.  Here is more insight on the similar. 

Radhanagar Beach

Tags: Beach

Boating Charges & Timings: Adults: INR 500

Children: INR 100 (0-2yr)


Timings: 6:20 AM - 2:00 PM

Beach Timings: 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Best time to visit: Stay apart from the rainy season. Visit either among March to May or September to February

Location: Baratang state in Port Blair

"Pristine White Sand Shores"

Radhanagar Beach, Andaman Overview

Awarded with the heading of 'Asia's Best Beach' by the TIMES magazine in 2004, Radhanagar Beach in Havelock Island with its turquoise blue waters and powdery white sands lives up to the moniker. Its massive seashore of never-ending white grain stretches across 2 kilometers, making it a major attraction of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Food stalls and vendors can be seen on the fringes of the seashore, keeping tourists refreshed with the provision of clean and tasty seafood as well as beverages. You can also reserve beach beds, parasols, and umbrellas while they spend hours just lounge at this beautiful wonderland. Radhanagar Beach Andaman is just next to Elephant beach, so you may find mahouts pleasing their elephants for a joyride to the travelers. The beach is also safe with patrolling lifeguards prepared for release.

Elephant Beach

Elephant Beach, Andaman Overview

With its brilliant coral reefs and fascinating cyan waters, the Elephant beach is one of the destinations that add to the beach heaven reputation of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. These waters are an exact location for travelers wishing to participate in watersports like snorkeling, swimming, banana boat rides, speed boats and diving.

For those who are here to calm down, the beach offers some thrilling food and drink choices while one lounge slows on the sands. One could also engage in other exploratory tricks like bird-watching, trekking and kayaking. As this local area is popular for its coral reefs, sea walking is a main action undertaken by nearly every visitor to this beach, making this one of the top beaches of India.

There are two ways to get a real carved Elephant Beach: Take a ferry from Havelock Jetty to Elephant Beach (1000 INR per person) or trek for half an hour with a guide (INR 500). The trek starts at a distance of 2 km from Radhanagar Beach.

Baratang Island 

Baratang Island, Andaman Overview

Baratang Island, also well-known as Ranchiwalas Island, is a stunning small island in the North and Middle Andaman executive district and is located just about 100 kilometers apart from Port Blair by road. The island is popular for its mangroves, mud volcanoes (only ones in India) and limestone caves. However, you may require an accord from the Forest Department at Baratang to make these caves compulsory.

Unlike Havelock Island, Baratang Island is not as developed for urban travelers and generally serves as a middle for natural sightseeing. You can reach Baratang Island via the government ferry service that runs among Port Blair cities at the Phoenix Bay Jetty. The Andaman Trunk Road that linked Rangat and Mayabunder passes through the Baratang Island and meanders throughout the lush green rainforests.

Neil Island

"The Vegetable Bowl of Andamans"

Neil Island Tourism

Neill Island is a division of the South Andaman Administrative District and starts at Ritchie's Archipelago in the Bay of Bengal. A section of the huge ocean separates it from Ross Island and Havelock Island, Tourists visiting Havelock often make a day-long trip to Neil Island. Perhaps the most endearing feature of this island is its three sandy beaches, namely Bhagalpur Beach, Sitapur Beach and Laxmanpur Beach. The forest cover up has reduced considerably due to the cultivation of rice but a section in the north-west of the island is being preserved actively.

The region where the forest cover is lost has a couple of degrees or so higher temperature than the region with enough flora. Even so, Neill Island is the main supplier of vegetables to most regions of the Andaman Islands. Due to its incomplete area, Neill Island can be covered with an easy walk. All three beaches are beautiful and amazingly hygienic and are well-UP linked to the mainland as well.

 

Water Sports in Andamans

Water Sports in Andamans, Andaman Overview

Water Sports in Andaman have been an actual attraction for adventure seekers and water babies. Though the demand for water sports is satisfied at a variety of destinations in Andaman, the Water Sports Complex, located in Port Blair is popular for the variety and security they suggest. Whether it is swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing or just a boat ride, it is amazing to suit everyone’s wants.

The Water Sports Complex in Andaman is placed near to the northern seashore of Port Blair near Aberdeen Jetty. The complex has a demarcated local area for water sports in the Andaman Sea where exploration buffs can go Skiing, Kayaking, Paddle Boating, Banana Boat rides, Rowing, Para Sailing etc. They supply all the needed services for a secure and pleasurable experience. Other water sports like Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, and Undersea Walking are awfully popular here. It is one of the few spots in India that offer services for these water sports parks.

The services provided by the difficulty guarantee a pleasurable time seafaring the sea and even exploring it underwater. If one is courageous enough, they can even cruise in the allowable seashore of Port Blair on their personal all under the alert eye of the employees. Swimming isn't a must for any of the tricks and thus, travelers can enjoy them without any pause.

Mount Harriet National Park

Mount Harriet National Park, Andaman Overview

Mount Harriet National Park is without doubt the most stunning of the nine national parks housed on Andaman in Ferrargunj Tehsil of Port Blair; Mount Harriet in Andaman's third peak (365m) and the most simply available one. Extending over a local area of 46.62sq km; the national park is home to some types of birds and animals. Due to its advantageous location, the park offers some astounding vision of azure blues nearby the island and mesmerizing sunset and sunrise experience.

Chidiya Tapu

Chidiya Tapu, Andaman Overview

Well-Known as the bird island, Chidiya Tapu is a small island in the Andamans, located just about 25 kms from Port Blair. While bird watching is the actual appeal of the destination, there are few fun water tricks here, like snorkeling, scuba diving, deep-sea walking, pearl hunting, and boating. The Sunset point of the island is considered one of the perfect sundown points in the Andamans.

A trekking trail is accessible from the seashore of the beautiful beach to the grand Munda Pahad, an elongated black cliff at the edge of Chidiya Tapu with an open seascape that has a really wonderful vision of the rich blue ocean. The road to the beach lets tourists pass the charming rocky rocks of Kalpathar. All-Along with the myriad of mesmerizing natural loveliness, there is a mini zoo near to the beach where one can see interesting creatures like the observed lizard. The waters are well-known to be inhabited by crocodiles; therefore entering the water here is prohibited. However, watching the scores of birds fly by as you calm down by the spotless water study the attractive sunset is a recall of a whole life.

Ross Island

Ross Island, Andaman Overview

Placed just 2 kilometers east of Port Blair is Ross Island (now popular as Netaji Subhash Bose Island); an island which was once the executive headquarters of the British, but today is only an uninhabited island. Following an earthquake that hit Ross Island in the year 1941, the British left the island and shifted their agreement to Port Blair.

At first sight of the island, it is hard to think that this abandoned place was at one time the seat of British power and housed everything from a bazaar, a church, stores, bakery, a water treatment plant, tennis court, printing press, secretariat, hospital, cemetery and other main institute.
Today, the lot has left accepting some buildings, which housed some of these landmarks. The Indian Navy has managed to restructure a few old buildings, such as the local food and the bakery, to supply the guests with a feel of the bygone era. Souvenirs can also be purchased from these shops.

Bharatpur Beach

Bharatpur Beach, Andaman Overview

Placed just half a kilometer from the jetty at Neil Island, Bharatpur Beach is a dazzling shoreline popular for water sports like snorkeling, glass-bottom rides, and scuba diving other than beach discovery and sunbathing. The shore has shallow water with coral reefs. If you wish to spend a little time apart from the busy crowd then one can simply find a serene stretch at this location. 

Bharatpur beach is brimmed with palm trees and features soft white sand & azureus thin waters that go on for approximately 500 meters into the sea earlier than the water gets deeper. The thin waters do not have big rocks and hard corals. More downward the thin waters, the sea are quite deep and encompass plentiful marine life. The beach is famous as the Coral Kingdom of Andaman, where you will mark plenty of hard and soft corals.

Amazingly, the deeper dive areas offer the best vision of marine life across the Andaman Islands. Also, Bharatpur beach is famous for its sunrise vision when the slowly rising sun in the sky creates a stunning mirror image on the water is a must-watch display. Almost certainly, one of the most favorable things about visiting Bharatpur beach is its destination near by the jetty, as a lot of street food vendors and restaurants manage close to and offer delicious foods. Also, tinny shops are lined just about the road near the beach, selling stunning souvenirs & handicraft.

Night Kayaking in Andaman, Andaman Overview

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands’ mesmerizing natural beauty, featuring lagoons, mangroves, beaches, flowers and fauna makes for a rare night kayaking experience. Havelock and Port Blair are popular for their night kayaking or bioluminescence trips throughout mangroves, small islets, lagoons and much more. Under the direction of a specialist instructor, people get a possibility to experience nature in a smaller way; see its little eerie side.

  • Exploring the bioluminescence caused by the organic activity of phytoplankton is a significant highlight of night kayaking in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

  • Other highlights of the activity include hearing the crickets chirping, stargazing and trying to identify constellations. 

  • Tours start on just about sunset, and the populace can opt to travel single or double person kayaks.

  • Veer Savarkar Park (Port Blair) and Havelock Ferry Ghat (Havelock) are the most common destinations to start a night kayaking trip from.

 

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Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Andaman Overview

Placed on the south-western coastline of the Andaman Islands, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park or Wandur National Park is a marine life preservation area located at a distance of 25 km from the capital town of Port Blair. The wildlife sanctuary consists of a group of 12 islands that are located in a labyrinthine shape and are home to some of the most beautiful marine life in the world including corals and resting sea turtles among other types.

Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park was well-known in 1983 in order to preserve the marine life of the area. Its nearby local areas are beautiful with pristine white-sand beaches, azure skies and apparent water. Covering a local area of over 220 sq.km.The national park is a large location to attempt some snorkeling and diving in the apparent water of the islands giving one a chance to see nature's majesty from a close vision. The coral reefs are the highlight of the park exhibit their wonderful forms and delightful one and all. The popular islands to visit are Jolly buoy Islands, Redskin Island, Grub Island, Rangat Island, Neil Island and Long Island. The Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park can amaze and dazzle everybody visiting especially those who hold marine life and the sea close to their hearts

North Bay Island

North Bay Island, Andaman Overview

North Bay Island in Andaman is most chosen by travelers for its wonderful coral reefs and exhilarating exploration tricks. Entertainingly, the image of an island on the back of a 20 Rupee note is of North Bay Island.

North Bay Island competes with some of the most stunning islands all over the world when it comes to attracting travelers. Actions like scuba diving, snorkeling, sea walking, and glass boat rides are what allures travelers the most. You will find more things to do here than at Neil Island or Havelock.

Kalapathar Beach

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Beach

Timings: All Day

Time required: 1 - 2 hours

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Kalapathar Beach, Andaman Overview

Kalapathar beach is an extended stretch of white silky sand with large black rocks by the blue sea and is one the most famous beaches of Havelock Island. Being placed on the one tip of Havelock Island, Kalapathar Beach is named later than a Black Road (Kalpathar in Hindi) which runs similar to the shoreline. The beach is tiny but the way to the beach is great. Exciting sight of sunset at this beach makes it an ideal location to spend some calm time and also the beach is not so busy which has made it clean till date. The turquoise coloured water can really be seen in the drive to the beach which makes it look even more exciting. The black rocks that lie down all-along the seashores make a vivid contrast with silver sand. Green dense forests bound the beach from all the sides.

Being a comparatively isolated and protected beach, Kalpathar does not have the normal shacks and resorts that other beaches do and hence can be visited as a stopover attraction. The total beach is lined up with wealthy greenery and one of the perfect features about the beach is that it is reasonably silent and has less mass which becomes a cause for why it sticks near to the guest’s heart. As the number of populace is smaller, Kalapathar Beach is very unique for couples and families who would like to spend a moment in peace and maximum quietness.

Seakart in Andaman

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Adventure Sports

Address: Corbyn's Cove Beach, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744101, India

Timings: 4:00 am to 5:00 pm

Price: around INR 3,500

Duration: 20 minutes

How to reach: Seakart Adventure is placed 5.1km apart from Marina Park and can be conveniently arrived at via car or cab; the ride is about 12 minutes long, and the cab fare varies.

Seakart in Andaman, Andaman Overview

A speciality of Port Blair, Seakart riding allows people to drive away from the Corbyn’s Cove Beach's shoreline to explore the waters and experience the refreshing feel of water splashing on their faces. Riders can not only catch glimpses of the retreating shoreline and the horizon but can also capture their experience throughout the complementary DSLR services. Self-drivers must be 18 years old and more than.

Every Seakart fits three people, of which one is the trainer, and 6 Sea karts drive in a V-like structure led by the release boat or Starfish. Every ride is about 5-6 km long and stretches among Corbyn's Cove Beach and Flag Point close to Ross Island. Riders also get access to the Seakart exploration Beach Lounge, which comprises lockers, showers, changing rooms etc.

Snorkeling in Andaman

Snorkeling in Andamans, Andaman Overview

The rare place held by Andaman in the Indian Ocean guarantees a big avenue to experience snorkeling, with various centers offering short courses and providing the equipment required for snorkeling. You can experience snorkeling at North Bay Island, Jolly Buoy Island, Havelock Island, Red Skin Island, Wandoor, and Long Island, Andaman Water Sports difficult, Neill Island, South Button, Henry Lawrence Beach, Rutland Island and Kalipur.

Travelers can use local area transfer (roadways and waterways) to arrive at these necessary snorkeling destinations. So, keeping a close up tab on the ship schedule is wise and ensures you arrive in time. Snorkeling is a water game that permits swimmers to watch marine life without diving deep in the deep-sea and without having to take weighty tools. The only equipment that aids Snorkeling is a 30-centimeter extended tube called a snorkel connected to a diving mask with glasses. Swimmers can be locked to the surface of the water and until now see as much as possible of life underwater.

Howrah Bridge, Andaman

Howrah Bridge (Neil Island), Andaman Overview

The Howrah Bridge or the Natural Bridge is a bridge-like formation located in the popular ‘vegetable bowl’ of Andaman or Neil Island. This little but stunning island can be found just about 40 kilometers south of the Andaman and is popular for its beaches named later than mythological creatures of the classic Ramayana – the Sitapur, Bharatpur, Ramnagar and Laxmanpur beaches. The Howrah Bridge is located in the Laxmanpur Beach of Neil Island and is very famous among travelers. It is a must-see for any nature lover.

Corbyn's Cove Beach

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Beach

Timings: All days of the week: 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Time Required: Around 30 minutes

Entry Fee: Free

Corbyn’s, Andaman Overview

Corbyn's Cove is the beach to Port Blair. It is rather famous among travelers as well as locals. Certain divisions of the Corbyn’s Cove Beach have some seating arrangement to obtain a perfect vision of the horizon from a small elevation. There are some shacks that sell local area snacks, drinks, coconut water etc. There are some restaurants also in the surrounding area. The beach is one of the locations where travelers can get massive amounts of clothing, accessories and other things to buy as memorabilia. Corbyn’s Cove Beach has some provision for water sports but frequently people do not like to go in the waters because the surroundings are littered and the water dirty with trash. The services for water sports are also not as exciting as so many other beaches in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. But if one wants to, they can go Jet Skiing or go on a small boat ride into the sea.

The beachfront at Corbyn’s Cove is one of the attractions often covered in the seeing the sights itinerary for travelers visiting Port Blair. So many favor the beach for sunbathing and water sports if they cannot or do not need to travel to other islands or beach fronts. The whole shore is lined by tall coconut trees and guests can stroll during them before hitting the sands.

Glass Bottom Dolphin Boat

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Boating & Cruises

Address: Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744101, India

Price: Around INR 2,000

How to reach: The travel starts from the Rajiv Gandhi Water sports Complex and requires board a 20-minute ferry to North Bay, where travelers’ ors can get on the Apperntottom Dolphin Boat.

Duration: 1 hour

Glass Bottom Dolphin Boat, Andaman Overview

A one-of-a-kind boat experience, a ride atop the Glass Bottom Dolphin Boat on North Bay Island is the best way to discover the island’s diverse marine life and coral reefs without actually having to go underwater. The boat glides over the water and its bottom, made whole out of glass, acts as a window into the underwater world, allowing passengers to be fascinated by the wealthy aquatic life.

  • An international-quality speedboat, the Glass Bottom Dolphin Boat is the only one of its kind in India, with related ones being found only in Australia.

  • Crew atop the boat is well educated on the subject of the area’s marine life and engages in conversation with the passengers to share information. 

  • Suitable for adults and children alike, the ride supplies anchovies to explore a diversity of sea turtles, vivid and coral reefs.

 

Shopping in Andaman

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Label: Must Visit

Tags: Shopping

Time Required: 1-2 Hours

Shopping in Andaman, Andaman Overview

A stunning island, coupled with a peaceful atmosphere and pleasing vision, there's nothing not to love about Andaman. Regarded as one of the most preferred destinations for tourister, this island will leave you spellbound! Popular for snorkeling and additional water venture tricks, the group of islands serves as a haven for people looking to enjoy long quiet beach vacation. While there are so many things to do in Andaman, there's one thing that should not miss out on your list- Shopping! The cute little shops around the corner are always buzzing with people. The tourism industry of Andaman is blooming not just because of the destination and water exploration but because of its handicraft emporiums. What are you waiting for? Go ahead, treat yourself and indulge in a retail treatment by collecting tropical souvenirs there!

Long Island, Andaman

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Label: Must Visit

Tags: Island

Timings: daytime

Time Required: 3+hrs

Entry Fee: No

Long Island, Andaman Overview

Long Island is a small island in Andaman generally recognized for its sightseeing. It is popular for its untouched white sand beaches, dense natural vegetation that form the tropical forest and its marine life. The untouched landscape and fine beauty of Long Island pull towards tourists with an eye for loveliness and a sense of venture. It is also one of the islands popular for water sports and ocean cruises. Like most islands in the archipelago, this one is also popular for its visions, especially in the sunset and the sunrise.

Long Island belongs to the East Baratang Group of Islands and is also considered a division of Rangat Taluk. The island expands over a tiny local area of 18 square kilometers. The Flowers and fauna of this tiny island are quite a treat to the eyes. The forests are a mix of evergreen and tidal swamp forests. The hilly regions are covered with dense forests and have caves hidden behind the thick vegetation. Long Island in Andaman, thus, is not just a paradise for nature lovers, but it is also an ideal foreign escape for backpackers and off-beat tourists.

Jolly Buoy Island

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Island

Timings: 24 hrs

Time required: 1 - 2 days

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Jolly Buoy Island, Andaman Overview

Jolly Buoy is home to a wealthy diversity of corals, marine life, and myriad shades of blue and is the most popular island in the archipelago of the Andaman and Nicobar. It is a division of Mahatma Gandhi National Park and thus displays a wealthy diversity of underwater life. The dirt free and calm water with white sand beaches make it one of the most chosen vacation locations in the south. You will be able to discover the wealthy marine life including colourful coral reefs and fishes in these spots with the means of water tricks. Jolly Buoy Beach and the island are huge spots to spend a little peaceful time while sitting on sand and listening to the rustling of water. Jolly Buoy Island is only a day's visit as the jetty that transfers people here begins from 9 am and some back at 2 pm as populace are not allowable to stay here post-sundown.

Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Water Sports

Time Required: October - March

The scenic Andaman and Nicobar Islands have an embarrassment of traveler’s attractions to confirm a merry time for its travelers. Among these locations, for exploration enthusiasts, Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex is a must-visit spot. Also well-known as the Andaman Water Sports Complex, the location offers a total fun-package in the form of enthralling water sports activities. Now you must be curious to know the kind of actions Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex hosts – these are paddle boats, row boats, banana boats, parasailing, speed boats, snorkeling, scuba diving, sea walking and much more.

As watersports attract guests, Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex also has historical significance. The Battle of Aberdeen among the Andaman natives and Britishers was fought at this spot in 1859. So, if by any possibility you are not inclined to take part in the water sports actions here, visit Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex to see the war monument. There is also a children's park close which is a popular activity zone for the little ones.

Amkunj Beach

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Beach

Timings: All Day

Time required: 1 - 2 hours

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Amkunj Beach, Andaman Overview

Amkunj Beach is also called an ecological beach in Rangat. It has a rocky shoreline and is not perfect for swimming; however, one can carefully stroll across wise to witness its loveliness. Tourister can sit on the wooden benches installed on the shoreline and watch the waves come up to the uneven terrain. Sunsets and sunrises are the perfect times to visit the beach. It is also rather popular for spotting turtles.

 

Little Andaman

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Label: Must Visit

Tags: Beach

Entry Fee: No entry fee

Little Andaman, Andaman Overview

Tinny Andaman, a spectacular island with sparkler blue waters and apparent sand beaches all just about, is the fourth biggest island of the archipelago of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. It lies to the southern end of the archipelago over a local area of 730 square kilometers. The island is house to a wide rainforest and unique type of marine turtle. If you discover enough, you could also come across some wonderful waterfalls. This exciting Little Andaman is a tourister's heaven with abundant hotel live choice by the beach.

Little Andaman is a division of the Indian Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and belongs to the administrative district of South Andaman. It is also well-known as Gaubolambe in the native language, Onge which is spoken by the Onge aboriginal tribe. The island is also called Ebu Belong, and these people have been the island's native populace since 1957. So distant the population of over 18,000 inhabitants occupies 18 villages on the island along with the main village, Kwat-tu-kwage on the Hut Bay.

Mangrove Creeks in Andaman

Mangrove Creeks in Andaman, Andaman Overview

Mangrove trees are ordinary in coastal areas. They grow up out of tangled roots in muddy water. These dazzling trees can be enjoyed in the creek safari offered at Limestone Caves, Errata Creek, Sabari Village, Dhani Nallah Mangrove Creek, and Rangat Middle Andaman. You can also connect the boat safari at Baratang Island, about 100 km apart from Port Blair.

Mangrove shrubs, plants, and trees blossom all year around. The perfect time to visit the mangrove creeks is in the winter months of November to February when the climate is pleasing. The mangrove creeks in Andaman can be tripped on foot, on jeeps and boats, depending on the local area where you decide to participate in this activity.

Touring in a boat correct in the center of water while bounded by lush green jungle is an enthralling and unforgettable experience. Do trip the mangrove creek on your after that visit to the Andaman Islands.

Guitar Island Beach

One of the plentiful, beautiful but uninhabited islands of Andaman and Nicobar, Guitar Island is as stunning and pleasing a location as one can be. With radiant blue water all about and tropical greens inside; this island makes for a dazzling day tour from the major island.

Out of the 572 pure islands of Andaman and Nicobar, 38 are evermore and lastingly uninhabited. Most of these islands are the favorite location of those who seek out to tour offbeat, apart from the standard crowd of travelers.

There are some gems of islands between the cluster, and one such is Guitar Island. The tiny patch of green in the azure blue of the Indian Ocean is named so because of its figure. An aerial vision of the island will expose that it looks accurately like a guitar from up there, total with a tinny sound full of water in the center, the long neck and even the headstock.

Barren Island

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Island

Time required: 1 day

Barren Island Volcano, Andaman Overview

Placed about 135 kilometers to the northeast of Port Blair, Barren Island is located at the intersection of the seismically energetic Indian and Burmese plates and is 1.8 million years older and is home to the only lively volcano in the Indian subcontinent. As the name suggests, the island is mainly uninhabited, thanks to the volcano eruption that takes place here at frequent intervals. While sightseeing all around the island is not that general, you can find permission from the local forest Division to do so. There are a number of ferries and boats that can get you just about to visit the island. However, due to the unpredictability of the volcanic eruption, guests are not allowed to land on the shores and are offered a vision from the sea, which is rather amazing.

The crater of the Barren Island volcano is just about half a kilometer apart from the seashore. The black bedrock of the island lends the sand on the beach a deep purple-black hue that contrasts wonderfully with the vivacious blue of the ocean and underwater vivacious marine life. What is attractive is that even though the reality of this volcano is not an unseen fact, and has been well-known for centuries; owing to little-publicized investigation with limited and limited entrance, the island continues to remain an undiscovered mystery.

Anthropological Museum Port Blair

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Museum

Timings: Morning: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Afternoon: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Time Required: 2 - 3 hrs

Entry Fee: INR 10

Anthropological Museum, Andaman Overview

The Anthropological Museum, located in the heart of Port Blair, is an ethnographic museum that details the lives and cultures of the various tribes that have lived here: Jarawas, the Onges, the Sentinelese, the Shompens, and the Nicobarese. Inside the museum, one will come across various artifacts, tools, clothes, boats, leaf baskets, and weapons from different eras of the tribes of this region.

Among the highlights of this museum are an ancient Jarawas chest guard, a skull originating from the Sentinelese region, and the shamanic sculptures created by the Nicobarese.  For history buffs looking to learn more, the museum also contains a well-stocked library detailing the lifestyle of these cultures.

Sitapur Beach

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Beach

Timings: All Day

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Sitapur Beach, Andaman Overview

Sitapur Beach is also well-known as Beach number 5 or Sunrise Beach. Is mostly well-known for its enchanting golden sunrises and sunsets, it is totally safe to swim in. There are very few spots present food and drink choice, so you are advised to take your personal. Sitapur Beach can be reached by a Jetty or ferry from Port Blair to Neil Island.

Viper Island

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Label: Must Visit

Tags: Island

Time Required: 2-3 hrs

Viper Island, Andaman Overview

Years earlier than Cellular Jail was constructed, Viper Island was used by the British to keep the freedom fighters in exile.You can still see the remnants of the jail built up 1867 by the British. Placed at a distance of 10 minutes ferry ride from Port Blair, the island got its name from the vessel in which Lt. Archibald Blair came to Andaman and Nicobar in 1789. Legend also has it that there were many rat snakes there on the island, which is how it got its name.

On the way to the island, you will also come across the actual port and the navy ships of Port Blair. You can also enjoy the view of the cellular jail and its tower from the boat.

Narcondam Island

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Island

Time required: 1 day

Narcondam Island, Andaman Overview

Placed on the western side of the Indian Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Narcondam Island is an extremely small volcanic island which is still inhabited and is lately turning out to be a summit traveler’s location. Sprawling over a little 6.8 square kilometers, the island’s maximum point is 710 m and it is formed of very igneous rock- andesite. It is mostly well-known for its dormant volcano that exists on the land.

Due to the existence of the volcano on Narcondam Island, it was deserted and desolate for the best part of time. But recently a lot of travelers’ are drawn to the spots owing to its intact and unexploited dense forests, apparent clear waters, uncommercialized beaches and the generally picturesque loveliness. Due to the plentiful normal loveliness, the spots are also inhabited by some birds and boasts of a wealthy wildlife.

Wandoor Beach

Wandoor Beach, Andaman Overview

A tiny village in the southern part of South Andaman, Wandoor is most recognized for the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, which is between the regions with the richest marine biodiversity. Wandoor Beach is located at the exciting South Andaman Islands. Two islands named Alexandra Island and Red Skin Island are also near the beach and if you are exploratory, then take a boat to the islands for a tour.

Wandoor is simply easy to get to and is only 1-2 hours by road from Port Blair. Moreover, the rare location of this spot makes it a nice place to go swimming as well as to enjoy the place of coral reefs. You can also just sit by the beach and enjoy the apparent blue waters and spotless white sand.

Sea Walking in Andaman

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Adventure Sports

Price: just about INR 4,000

Duration: 30 minutes

Elephant Beach address: SH4, Havelock Island, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744211, India

Sea Walking in Andaman, Andaman Overview

A total bliss for discovery lovers who wish to stay away from headfirst and swimming continually, sea walking is a superb method to experience marine life in peace. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands offer numerous choices to go downhill to the sea bed, walk just about and explore the rare geological element, coral reefs, fish and other aquatic life. Instructor gets people prepared with a short lesson and accompanies them to the sea walk’s destination. Havelock Island, Ross Island and North Bay are for sea walking.

  • North Bay’s magnanimous fish, corals which are segregated into minor dense concentration and lobsters, make for a superb sea walking experience.

  • Havelock Island, especially Elephant Beach, is ideal for sea walking owing to the submarine volcanic formation, colourful corals and varied fish. 

  • People can go sea walking in groups and have their pictures and videos taken amidst all the aquatic life. 

  • A rare experience that is part of sea walking is feeding the fish with bait supplied by the vendors all-around. 

Boat Trips Andaman

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Boating & Cruises

Address: Corbyn's Cove Beach address: Corbyn's Cove Beach, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744101, India
Elephant Beach address: SH4, Havelock Island, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744211, India
Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex address: Rajiv Gandhi Rd, Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744104, India

Duration: 20 minutes onwards

Price: Approximately INR 900 onwards

Boat Trips Andaman, Andaman Overview

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands have their fair share of water bodies, supplying ample opportunity to go boating in the day and nighttime. Corbyn's Cove Beach, Elephant Beach, Ross Island etc.,are perfect for boat trips wherein passengers get to admire the blue waters, mangroves and forests, wildlife, marine life and much more. Populace can opt for ferries, speed boats, banana boats etc.

  • Corbyn's Cove Beach boat tours (Seakart) are popular for allowing populace to drive the boat themselves while discovering the waters and admiring the stunning vision of the horizon and neighboring island.

  • The speed boat tour to Elephant Beach is characterized by apparent blue waters, vivid coral reefs, and people can also hop on top of inflated banana-shaped boats here.

  • People can grab a ferry from Port Blair's Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex to Ross Island, which lasts for just about 40 minutes.

  • North Bay is well-known for its Glass Bottom Dolphin Boat rides which allow the populace to watch the underwater world (corals, turtles, fish etc.) throughout the glass at the boat's bottom.

 

 

Chatham Saw Mill

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Factories & Industries

Timings: All days of the week except Sunday: 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Time Required: 30 Mins to 1 Hour

Entry Fee: INR 10 per person, INR 50 (guided tour)

Chatham Saw Mill, Andaman Overview

Chatham Saw Mill is a 19th Century attraction in Port Blair which is popular as the oldest and the main sawmill in the continent. It is the only sawmill that supplies timber for structure work on the island and is one of the few mills that export timber to industries and furnishings units’ across the world. It is thought that the crimson wall panels at the Buckingham Palace in London have been made of the planks sourced from the mill.

Chatham Saw Mill is considered as a performance historic attraction as it has been just about for over a century. A tour of the mill and the warehouse can be taken by visiting travelers. There is also a museum inside the mill that gives a sneak peek into the past of Chatham Islands and also details of the geology, geography and the biodiversity of the island. The mill is one of the noisiest attractions in the area because it is a prepared mill. So, travelers who want a tranquil getaway can skip the attraction.

Cinque Island

Cinque Island, Andaman Overview

Placed 26 km from the capital, Port Blair, Cinque Island is an isolated division of the Andaman Archipelago. It is nestled among Passage and Duncan Island towards the north side. The island is an additional part of the North and South Cinque Islands. The islands are jointly a part of Wandoor Marine National Park, or more normally popular as Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park.

A white sandy beach bounded by lush green tropical rainforest, a visit to Cinque Island is a calming experience. With a wealthy and foreign marine life include coral reefs, vibrant and colourful fishes, sea anemones, turtles, saltwater crocodiles, starfishes, seaweed, water snakes, the rare sea cow among more, the island also offers professional scuba divers to test their diving skills and amateurs to learn diving from PADI instructed divers. The island is also great for other tricks like sea walking and snorkeling. The vision under the spotless water is dazzling. The perfect time to Scuba dive is from December to February as the visibility is unbelievable.

You can also reel in (pun intended) a few fishes by engaging in a fun fishing game at the island. Black Marlins, giant trevally, and tiger Cobras are a common catch here. You can then have a hearty lunch by the sea.

Partake in these fun-filled actions or spend a day lazing approximately, conclude that long due book and catch the sunset. Either way, you are in for an incredible time. The usual beauty of this island attracts a large crowd from all over the globe.

Sandbar Beach

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Beach

Timings: All Day

Time required: 1 - 2 hours

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Sandbar Beach, Andaman Overview

Sandbar Beach is basically a long stretch of sand that connects two islands, Ross and Smith in Andaman. The stunning scenery created by the densely forested islands and the stretch of white sand is quite rare to the location and draws several travelers to witness its charm. On an apparent day when the waves are kind, one can relax a bit on the Sandbar or go snorkeling and swimming on either side.

Rutland Island

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Island

Native Name: Kalapahad

Best Time to Visit: Dry season, i.e., summers - from April to June and winters - December to February

Rutland Island, Andaman Overview

One of the stunning islands in the Andaman island group is the island of Rutland, located just about 20 km south of Port Blair. This island is a section of the Rutland Archipelago island sub-group and is nestled crosswise the Macpherson Strait from South Andaman Island. It is a division of the Indian union territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and is the managerial district of South Andaman. Remarkably, Rutland Island is rich in maritime life & offers a pleasant blend of composure and excitement.

Rutland Island used to be the home of the Jangil tribe (Rutland Jarawas), which is an indigenous Andamans tribe. Currently, it encompasses six villages, and the vegetation of this island is identical to the North Sentinel Island's vegetation, featuring arid sandy soils. Even after being in proximity to the capital town of Port Blair, this island still has very small technological coverage. However, Rutland has a bountiful marine life and is a perfect site for guiding open-water divers.

Guests visit the Chidiya Tapu for fishing and the Cinque Island to discover the coral reefs, as it offers a beautiful diving experience at the beaches. Also, you can take a dip or enjoy snorkeling here. The top tourister destination on the island is Photo Nallah, Dani Nallah, Jahaji Beach, Bada Balu, and Manner Strait. Positively, this island is a superb location to discover on a day tour when you are in the Andaman and Nicobar islands.

Parrot Island

Parrot Island, a peculiar variety of home to thousands of fluttering parrots, looks like a total latest territory of wilds born out of the salty waters of the Indian Ocean. Every day, hosts of green parrots arrive at the island as a part of their daily ritual, which is a spectacle to behold. Once in a while, we come across amazing, so stunning yet bizarre, lovely yet strange, that we find no words to explain it. Parrot Island is one such matchless location, nestled silently amidst the group of Baratang Islands of Andaman and Nicobar. This tiny island is a division of a bigger archipelago, all of which are laced with thick tropical forest and mangrove vegetation. 

Most of the islands in Baratang are limited to the public without previous agreement and only to be visited escorted by a convoy of forest rangers and officials. Many of them are inhabited by Jarawas, which means there are even stricter policies about civic entrance. However, Parrot Island is one that is totally empty and so only to be enjoyed from your ride. From the Baratang jetty, there are tinny boats, locally called Dunghi, to take you to the shores of the beautiful, lush green Parrot Island some 30 minutes apart to enjoy the return of the parrots.

Saddle Peak National Park

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: National Park

Time Required: November - March

Saddle Peak National Park, Andaman Overview

Saddle Peak National Park was established in 1987 in the Andaman district of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is entirely uninhabited by human beings, thus making it safe to preserve wildlife and the atmosphere. The park makes it worth it upon experiencing its beauty. The white sand shoreline and the tropical rainforests behind it make it a picturesque, serene image often found behind postcards. The park is famous for its endangered and rare species of animals and plants such as lush tropical forests and animals like the Andaman hill mynah. Again, the lack of human interference makes for a clean and safe environment for these species of living beings.


The park is a haven for trekkers and adventure-seekers due to its huge size, hiking and trekking chances, and long trails. Guests must find the path by them as the island is empty; they won't be given any help from locals. There is an 8 km long trail from the gate of the park to the peak which marks the starting of an adventure that is Saddle Peak National Peak. Tourists generally enjoy what the park has to offer since it contains so many unique types of plants and animals, as well as tranquil vision; it makes the hike worth it. What really makes the park a must-visit destination is its quietness and calm that can only be achieved in a location without human interference.

Lalaji Bay Beach

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Beach

Timings: All Day

Time required: 1 - 2 hours

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Lalaji Bay Beach, Andaman Overview

Placed on Long Island, Lalaji Bay Beach is a pleasing attraction easy to get to by a tinny boat ride from Errata Jetty. The ride goes throughout a stunning Mangrove creek till the white sand beach. The spotless white sands and the crystal clear water of the Lalaji Bay Beach provide a dramatic supply to calm down and refresh.

Stewart Island Beach

Tags: Beach

Time Required: October - February

Stewart Island Beach, Andaman Overview

While planning a visit to the amazing Andaman and Nicobar, your journey must include the picturesque Stewart Island Beach which lies near the Mayabunder. Placed near the north of Diglipur Taluk, the beach is just about in the center of Andaman area. The beach well-known for its brown-black color sand and a serene ambiance is uninhabited. Stewart Island Beach also gets the most superb rainbows to add on to its pleasing charm against the backdrop of the dancing waves. The island is tiny with a local area of 7.05 km square.

Limestone Caves Andaman

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Cave

Time Required: December - March

Entry Fee: INR 100

The naturally-formed limestone caves nearby Baratang island of Andaman are a favorite traveler’s destination for those who do not mind a long journey. The caves are only a destination as there is a long boat journey towards it. The caves, while stunning, are not that simple to arrive at. One has to take a convoy throughout the Jarawas Forest land and ferry ride to Baratang Island before you can reach Limestone Caves in Andamans. Perfect for adventure-seekers and spelunkers’, reaching these caves also requires a tiny trek.

The caves are a small walk apart from the boat parking, just about 15 minutes. Sedimentary rock has formed in all parts of the cave with limestone hanging in magnanimous chunks from the ceiling of the cave. Some formations that are found here are speleothem, flowstones, stalactite, stalagmites, and columns, but mostly stalactite and stalagmites. The structure has taken hundreds of years to come into vision this way; this is the last charm of this spot.

It is advice to carry flashlights as the denser the caves get, the darker they become. Traveling throughout Andaman's rich tropical rainforests and experiencing a real-life Disneyland water boat ride with attractions galore on every side makes this an ultimate tour of a lifetime.

The boat ride to the caves is considered as a fun and enjoyable experience. Other attractions in its surrounding area include dirt volcanoes and the parrot island both in Baratang which are built for pleasant experiences.

Red Skin Island Beach

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Beach

Time Required: May - October

Red Skin Island Beach, Andaman Overview

Red Skin Island is one of the 15 beaches established by the Marine National Park of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It may be considered one more to Jolly Buoy Island as they are nearby to each other. This island is a promised tranquil journey on a beach that is paradise alike. The pleasing beach and adjoining forest make for a faultless holiday that attracts tourists each year. The island is a center for marine life with a plenty of red coral reefs, aquatic animals, tropical plants, white sandy beaches and apparent water.

Rubber Plantations in Andaman & Nicobar Island

Rubber Plantations in Andaman & Nicobar Island, Andaman Overview

L in South Andaman, the Manglutan Rubber Plantation is an easily accessible destination for experience seekers. This popular tourist destination is a testament to the distinct vegetation grown in the region, including rubber. The suitable climatic conditions and soil of the area allow for the successful development of rubber plantations. The Manglutan rubber plantations are spread over 100 acres and are located close to Wandoor Beach. It is approximately 20 kilometers away from Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. If you plan on visiting the rubber plantations of South Andaman, be prepared for a fun, informative, albeit slightly smelly affair!

Campbell Bay

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Village

Time required: 1-3 hours

Campbell Bay, Andaman Overview

Campbell Bay is a small and tranquil village located in the Nicobar district of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This small village is famous for the Indira Point which is the southernmost tip of India. Campbell Bay is full of lush greenery and a variety of flora and fauna. Famous for the national park with the same name, Campbell Bay is a great place for wildlife lovers too. Wildlife photography enthusiasts will appreciate the raw and untouched nature of this secluded national park.

Pathi Level Beach

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Beach

Time Required: October to April

Pathi Level Beach, Andaman Overview

The Pathi Level beach is a moderately secluded and unaffected beach on the island of Diglipur in Andaman. The beach is popular for its rather stillness and the run away from the hubbub that it supplies by way of being not fully formed and not spoiled by travelers and locals. The beach is located just about 21 kilometers from the Diglipur Township and is ideal for a calming day. While the loveliness of the beach lies in its secluded nature, this also means that guests must take with them snacks and water, as there are no hotels or restaurants around the beach.

Opening Hours of Pathi Level Beach
The Pathi Level Beach is open 24 hours a day, every day of the week.

Best Time to Visit Pathi Level Beach
The perfect time to visit Pathi Level Beach is the months from October to April. The travelers normally stay away from the monsoon season as the heavy rain may blemish the vision and even make the waves ruthless and destroy the ambiance of the beach.

Karmatang Beach

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Beach

Time Required: November to May

Karmatang Beach, Andaman Overview

Also known as the ‘Turtle Paradise’ of Andaman, Karmatang Beach was a rather unusual location that has, in recent years, turned into a behemoth location. The beach is just a small ride apart from Mayabunder and placed in the north part of Middle Andaman.  The spot is also most well known for being a turtle nesting spot as well as being a middle attraction that connects so many other tricks and attractions nearby.

Avis Island Beach

Weather: 27 - 29°C

Tags: Beach

Time Required: October to March

Avis Island Beach, Andaman Overview

The Avis Island Beach is a public island beach for individuals wishing to spend a little time apart from crowds and in their personal lonely companionship. Avis Island is an unfilled beach, which repeatedly makes exploitation on the beach minor and the beach itself lonelier. Avis Island Beach is also normally available and has apparent clear, calm waters that add to the serene ambiance of the beach. Due to the natural coconut agricultural estate on the island, Avis Island is also famous as the coconut island.

Kalipur Beach

Kalipur Beach, Andaman Overview

Kalipur Beach in Diglipur is a stunning beach with an endless number of turtles. These include some rare ones that come here to nest, apart from this, Kalipur beach is also a favorite picnic spot among locals and tourists. You can even go snorkeling or witness what the beach is famous for - turtle nesting. The best time to visit the beach is from October to March as this is also the turtle nesting season.

Turtle Nesting: A large number of turtles including Olive Ridley, Green turtles, Hawksbill and Leather Black lay their eggs in Kalipur Beach and can be seen nesting during the winter season. These magical and fascinating creatures are a sight to watch, and you will be able to spot a plethora of them crawling their way in the soft sand. Turtle nesting is a must witness thing in Kalipur Beach that you should not miss.

Raman Bageecha Beach

Raman Bageecha Beach, Andaman Overview

Raman Bageecha Beach in Andaman Island is a private beach that isn't visited by quite a lot of people. You can take a stroll to watch the sunrise or have a picnic here. Lush greenery and many coconut trees surround the beach. The beach is normally easy to get to from Rangat. You can take a ferry from Port Blair, Havelock Island or Neil Island to arrive at your location at Rangat, and get a walk from Rangat to Raman Bageecha Beach. Please note that the ferry services do not work on Sundays.

Sri Vetrimalai Murugan Temple

Sri Vetrimalai Murugan Temple, Andaman Overview

Sri Vetrimalai Murugan Temple is an important pilgrimage location in Andaman dedicated to Lord Murugan. Idols of Lord Ganesh, Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati are also located inside the temple. The edifice is inspired by the Dravidian style of construction and looks plainly wonderful and mesmerizing. Darshan are detained in the morning and evening. As the temple is placed nearby to the Cellular Jail, it can normally be accessed by hiring a private taxi. Buses are available from Port Blair as well to the temple.

Vital Tamil festivals such as Kanda Sashti and Thai Poosam are celebrated here. The main gopuram of the temple has a plethora of beautiful and intricate paintings that tell different stories.

Lamiya Bay Beach

Lamiya Bay Beach, Andaman Overview

Lamina Bay Beach is one of the cleanest and quietest beaches located in Diglipur in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This beach is lovely and is situated on the foothills of Saddle Peak, which is the highest point on this island. The beach is surrounded by beautiful rock structures that make the beach look enchanting and charming. The sunsets are particularly breathtaking. The popular activities here are lounging on the beach, swimming and having small picnics.

Galathea National Park

Galathea National Park, Andaman Overview

The Galathea National Park is located in the Great Nicobar Island of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This national park is home to many wildlife species which are endemic to the region owing to it being away from the Indian mainland. The park is a part of the Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve and was declared a national park in 1992. Apart from being a nature lover’s paradise, this park offers a wide range of activities like scuba diving, boating, snorkeling, sea walking and art exhibitions for adventure and art aficionados. It is also famous for bird watching and nature walks.

Baludera Beach, Andaman Overview

Located 9 Km from the Nilambur Jetty, Baludera Beach is a less visited beach on the eastern end of Bata rang Island. The serenity of the beach attracts those who shy away from large crowds and wish to laze silently at the beach. The waters are particularly clear on bright sunny days and offer a good swimming experience. One can find huts and small treetops to laze at.

To reach the beach, the most preferred way is to take a boat to the Nilambur Jetty from Port Blair. Alternatively, buses and private taxis are also available from Port Blair making for a great road trip as well.

Merk Bay Beach

Merk Bay Beach, Andaman Overview

Merk Bay beach is located in the North Passage Island of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, close to Strait Island and Long Island. Like so many other beaches in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, this is a beach which is less crowded and offers a pleasing and peaceful beachside experience. Boat safaris to and from the beach are a famous activity including marine life spotting such as dolphins. The waters are normally spotless and prominent for most of the year, and some light swimming and snorkeling close up the shore can be done

Rose Island

Rose Island, Andaman Overview

Also known as Little Neil Island, Rose Island is one of the most stunning and uninhabited islands of the Andaman Islands. Placed at a distance of 40 kms from Port Blair, Rose Island belongs to the South Andaman executive district. It also has a lighthouse installed at the peak of a hillock which attracts traveler’s thoughts.

Twin Islands

"Ross and Smith Island"

Twin Islands, Andaman Overview

Located at a distance of 20 km from Diglipur and 35 km from Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar group of islands, Twin Islands are a gorgeous pair of islands that belong to the South Andaman administrative district. The twin islands of Ross and Smith are joined together by a narrow sand bar, making them a single entity. Boasting of crystal clear emerald green waters, and an ethereal virgin beach, the islands are nothing but sheer gorgeousness. With immense natural beauty, the island is bordered by tropical forests which are considered ideal for hiking and other trekking trail activities.

In addition to that, there is a Marine Sanctuary that is considered ideal for watching the vibrant and surreal coral reefs. You can also spot amazing underwater creatures while scuba diving or snorkeling. Besides, there are thousands of Olive Ridley turtles that can be spotted on the beaches and tourists like going for turtle nesting. All in all, the Twin Islands are absolutely beautiful and reek of calm and serenity. During high tide, the natural sand bar joining the island disappears inside the water, making the islands look even more ethereal.

South Andaman Island

South Andaman Island, Andaman Overview

Well-Known to be the southernmost island of the Andaman group of Islands, South Andaman Island is also the most populated and most commercially viable island in the cluster. Known to be the third largest island in the cluster, South Andaman Island is situated between Middle Island and Baratang from which it is separated by a narrow strip of land. Among the most popular places are Port Blair, Chidiya Tapu, Corbyn’s Cove, and Wandoor etc. Boasting of small villages and coconut fields, you can also try your hand at adventure activities here that include scuba diving, snorkeling and parasailing etc.

Aves Island

Aves Island, Andaman OverviCourier New

Located in the North and South Andaman districts of Andaman Islands, Aves Island is a small village island which has a population of 1 family both of which are males. The highlight of the village is the lighthouse that was established in 2008. Boasting of tall coconut trees and utter peace and quietude, the island is a delight to visit, especially for wanders and privacy seekers you can also try exploration tricks like snorkeling, diving etc.

Ritchie’s Archipelago

Ritchie’s Archipelago, Andaman Overview

Placed 20 km east of the big Andaman, Ritchie’s Archipelago is a bunch of small islands that is a hidden gem of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Bordered by the Andaman Sea, the archipelago is situated in the Bay of Bengal and it comprises a total of 4 larger islands, 3 medium islands, and 10 smaller islands and islets. Two of the popular and inhabitant islands amongst the cluster include Havelock Island and Neil Island.

Indira Point

Indira Point, Andaman Overview

Placed on the Nicobar Islands, Indira Point is the southernmost tip of the Nicobar Islands and also of the Indian subcontinent. The location is generally well-known for its superb lighthouses that are painted with red and white stripes. These lighthouses are the main attraction of Indira Point that attracts a big tourist influx. Other than travelers, these lighthouses help in location navigation for the ships and vessels coming to and fro from Malaysia and Malacca. Besides enjoying a gorgeous expanse of the Arabian Sea in the vicinity, you can also admire the beautiful sunrise and sunset views.

Marina Park

Marina Park, Andaman Overview

Overlooking the seaside in Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Marina Park in Port Blair is perfect for engaging in water sports and watching the stunning sunset and picturesque vision. Nearby to the Marina Park are the Children's Traffic Park, Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex and the Marine Aquarium.

Guests could also have a tasty seashore meal from the Ocean Blue Restaurant. Taking an easy walk by the seashore walk lanes or even jogging in the evening are few of the recreational activities people engage in. The marina Park also has the Aberdeen jetty close to Ross Island, Viper Island and Bay Island.

Panchayat Waterfall

Panchayat Waterfall, Andaman Overview

Perched on the Panchayat hill surrounded by enormous rocks lies the Panchayat Waterfalls. Located on the outskirts of Rangat in Andaman, the waterfall is a go-to place for swimmers and photographers. Presently picturesque, the hills are also home to fishing and farming. It's advised not to visit the place in rainfall as it can get a small piece slimy to trek uphill. The populace of Panchavati has a tradition very related to the southern states of India.

Aberdeen Bazaar

Aberdeen Bazaar, Andaman Overview

Located in Port Blair, Aberdeen Bazaar is a street market and the capital town main shopping complex lined with shops selling a variety of household things, handmade goods and souvenirs. It represents the local culture well and is an excellent place to find vibrant fabrics, unique pearl jewelry, bamboo artifacts, tribal masks and more. The items are pretty cheap, and shoppers won’t see the need to bargain much!

Ross and Smith Islands

Ross and Smith Islands, Andaman Overview

Linked by a thin strip of crescent-shaped sand bar observable only in a low down tide, the clone islands of Ross and Smith are popular for their quiet atmosphere and fabulous vision. The gem green-coloured waters are apparent, and the sand bar divides it into two, one section perfect for swimming and the another for watersports.

Govind Nagar Beach

Govind Nagar Beach, Andaman Overview

Located on Havelock Island on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the peaceful Govind Nagar Beach is popular for its silvery beach, turquoise blue water and flowers and fauna. Travelers can enjoy a day of water sports like scuba diving or snorkeling, reading on a hammock, walking, catching the sunset or just comforting with the super vision in front.

Mud Volcanoes

Mud Volcanoes, Andaman Overview

The only dirt volcanoes found in India are on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, of which nine are on the Baratang Island. An attractive location for science enthusiasts, the mud volcanoes offer guests the opportunity of discovering small craters full of cheerful mud created due to the natural gasses let out by underground decay of natural matter.

Jogger's Park Andaman

Jogger's Park Andaman, Andaman Overview

Jogger’s Park in Port Blair is placed nearby Veer Savarkar International Airport on elevated ground and is one of the town's underrated attractions. Overlooking the hills, the park’s manicured gardens serve up as the wonderful destination for going on walks and jogs in the morning. In the evenings, the park is perfect for sitting on the benches and taking in the stunning sunset, town lights and the vision of the airport’s lit-up runway.

Japanese Bunker

Japanese Bunker, Andaman Overview

Japanese Bunkers is a popular appeal, located in the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair. Placed strategically, this major landmark depicts the tales of Japanese Bunker's old stories. Built up by the Japanese army between 1942 to 1945; these bunkers were utilized by them in World War II as they invaded the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

 

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