Andaman and Nicobar Islands is blessed with the shimmering sandy beaches, incredible corals and lush green mangrove tropical forests that will give a reason to spend your vacations on this beautiful place. Andaman and Nicobar is a Union Territory in India. The place has 572 islands from which only 36 are inhabited.
Port Blair is the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The place is very famous among honeymooners. Every year thousands of tourists visit Andaman from all over the World.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands are full of adventure activities. One will also find amazing places to chill and relax.
A list of amazing things to do in Andaman and Nicobar are:
1. Havelock Island
With the beautiful Elephant Beach, Havelock Island is one of the largest and popular Islands in Andaman and Nicobar. The island is also known as Swaraj Dweep. White sandy beaches, turquoise waters and best diving spot in the Andamans. With secluded beaches, dense and serene mangroves, and exotic corals beneath blue waters, Havelock is the wonderland for travelers.
The famous RADHA NAGAR BEACH is the highlight of this Island. White sandy shores, beautiful views, shady tall trees and cleanest of all beaches it is ranked among the best beaches in Asia.
Elephant Beach, Kalapathar Beach are some other beautiful beaches on Havelock Islands.
2. Scuba Diving
Another amazing adventure you can do in Andaman is Scuba Diving that will give you a chance to dive deep into blue waters and explore the incredible aquatic life. Havelock Island is the most famous island for scuba diving and a perfect spot for scuba divers.
Scuba Diving offers a unique and unmatched experience to discover the beauty of exotic marine life, a short yet amazing experience one must try when visiting Andaman.
3. Mount Harriet to Madhuban Trek
Apart from all the other activities, you can also do trekking in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Trekking in Andaman is rewarding as, most of the land is covered with thick mangroves tropical rainforests, teeming with rare flora and fauna. Madhuban is the perfect trekking spot where you will experience the lush green views of rainforests and breathtaking views of the natural beauty of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. From Mount Harriet to Madhuban is a 16 km trek with rocky terrains and curved roads. The trail takes you to the highest point in Andaman.
4. Mayabunder Island
Mayabunder Island is a perfect place for a beach holiday, located in the northern part of Middle Andaman island that offers great views of mangroves creeks and splendid beaches and isles. Karmatang beach and Rampur beach are the famous beaches at Mayabunder Island. The island is also famous for water sports.
5. Diglipur Island
A dusty little, small town on North Andaman, Diglipur is the prominent eco-tourism destination that covers an expanse of greenery and marine life. Kalipur Beach, Ross and Smith Islands, Ramnagar beach, Pathi level beach are some of the famous beaches of Diglipur Islands. This island also hosts activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, trekking. A trek to the Limestone caves is a must-do adventure.
6. Cellular Jail
Often called Kala Pani, the Cellular Jail is one of the most famous historical sites in Port Blair. During the time of Independence, the jail was used by the British as a Colonial Prisoner. The highlight of the place is the light and sound show. The show includes a Peepal tree’s narration, voiced by the veteran actor Om Puri, telling the poignant stories of the prisoners tortured to death in the jail.
7. The Limestone Caves – Bartarang Island
Exploring the limestone caves is one of the fascinating things to do in Andaman. The ride in the speed boat to the cave is thrilling with mangrove forests and splashing water.
8. Chidiya Tapu
This tiny island is located at a distance from 25km from Port Blair. On this Island, you will see a lot of different Bird Species like parakeets, emerald doves, sea eagles, and many more. Take pictures and listen to the sweet sound of chirping birds.
One of the best adventure water sports activities to do in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is Snorkeling. Do this amazing water sport and explore the incredible marine life of corals and other water species. Havelock Island is one of the best spots in Andaman where you can do this activity.
10. Islands Hopping for beautiful Sunrises and Sunsets
Seeing the beauty of sunrises and sunsets is another activity which you can do in Andaman. The islands give captivating and ravishing views of sunrises and sunsets. You will experience the landscapes of the sky. Neil Island, Havelock Island, Viper, and Ross Island are some of the famous Islands from where you can enjoy the amazing views.
Alive your romance by seeing the amazing sunrises and sunsets with your loved ones.
Apart from all these activities, there are a lot of things are here to do in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Some other places you can visit are the Wandoor Island walk, Sea walking, Volcano tour in Barren Island, Jolly Buoy Islands, etc.
Plan your trip to some amazing offbeat destinations in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and make your vacations memorable by witnessing the perfect sunrises, breathtaking sunset views, the beauty of lush green forests, underwater life of aquatic animals and many other things.
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