places to visit in the Andaman Islands

Looking for a dream destination where azure waters meet white sandy shores and lush forests? Andaman is the perfect place for you. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a picturesque group of islands in the Bay of Bengal, offer a breathtaking blend of tropical beauty, pristine beaches, and vibrant marine life. No matter if you are an adventure seeker, nature lover or a leisure traveler, this captivating group of islands offers something to all type of travelers.

Places to visit in Andaman Islands

Havelock Island – A Beach Lover’s Haven:

things to do in andaman

Now known as Swaraj Dweep, Havelock Island, is renowned for its stunning Radhanagar Beach – one of the Blue Flag Beaches of India, is often ranked among the world’s best beaches. With many beautiful attractions, Havelock Island, offers amazing water-sports activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, and witnessing mesmerizing sunsets.

Elephant Beach – Snorkeling Extravaganza

Located on Havelock Island, Elephant Beach is perfect for snorkeling enthusiasts. Dive into the underwater world and witness the captivating marine life and stunning coral reefs. It’s an ideal spot for water sports and beach picnics.

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Historical sites at Andamans

Cellular Jail – Reliving History:

History buffs will be enthralled by a visit to the Cellular Jail in Port Blair. The light and sound show here provides a chilling insight into the lives of the freedom fighters who endured great hardships within its walls.

Cellular Jail in Port Blair

Ross Island – Nature’s Abandoned Gem:

Take a short boat ride from Port Blair to Ross Island, officially now named as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island, where the remnants of British architecture lie engulfed by a lush forest. The historic ruins of Ross Island is an experience for all the travelers to Andamans.

Ross Island port blair

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Baratang Island – Limestone Caves and Mangrove Creeks:

Baratang Island offers a unique chance to explore its limestone caves and awe-inspiring mangrove creeks. A boat ride through the dense mangrove forests is an adventure in itself. Don’t miss the chance to see the mud volcanoes here, a rare geological phenomenon.

things to do in Andamans

Radhanagar Sunset – A Breathtaking Spectacle:

To witness the sunset over Radhanagar Beach, is a magical experience for the travelers to Andaman Islands. We recommend the tourists to visit Radhanagar Beach in the evening time to see the beautiful sunset here. Be sure to have your camera ready to capture this stunning moment.

Radhanagar beach sunset

 Neil Island – Serenity Personified:

Neil Island is one of the best destinations of Andamans and this island can be easily visited by Port Blair and Havelock Island by ferry services. This laid-back island is perfect for lazy beach days, cycling around its scenic landscapes and enjoying the slow-paced island life. Do not miss the beautiful site of Natural Bridge at Lakshmanpur Beach 2 here.

natural bridge neil island

Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park:

This national park is a haven for nature enthusiasts and snorkeling aficionados. It is the home to a rich diversity of marine life, including colorful corals and exotic fish. Jolly Buoy Island and Red Skin Island are part of the park and offer great snorkeling opportunities.

Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park

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Snorkeling and Scuba Diving:

Andaman’s underwater world is a kaleidoscope of vibrant coral reefs and diverse marine life. It doesn’t matter if you are an expert diver or a beginner, the clear waters surrounding the islands are perfect for exploring the depths of the ocean in Andamans. Popular spots like North Bay Island and Neil Island offer excellent snorkeling and scuba diving experiences. Elephant Beach in Havelock Island offers some unparalleled snorkeling environment and tourists can enjoy the excellent view of the colorful fishes and beautiful corals very close to the shore only.

activities in Andamans

Sea Walking in North Bay Island:

The Sea walking trip in North Bay Island is a truly unique and captivating experience for tourists. With a special helmet enabling them to breathe normally, tourists on the Sea Walk tour can effortlessly stroll along the ocean bed, immersing themselves in the mesmerizing world of colorful fish and corals.

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North Bay Island

Fishing and other activities in Andamans

Game Fishing – An Angler’s Delight:

For those who love fishing, Andaman offers some of the best game fishing opportunities. All most all the islands in Andaman offer equal opportunity for game fishing but for the best of these destinations, we suggest you to go for Havelock Island or Cinque Island for a thrilling day of deep-sea fishing and trying your luck with barracuda, tuna, and more.

Fishing in Andaman

So, these are the few main things to do when you are in Andamans with your loved ones. The three major destinations of Andamans – Port Blair, Havelock Island and Neil Island are equipped with excellent tourism infrastructure and efficient to handle tourists with all budget styles. The rich natural attractions with some of the best beaches in India and some important historical sites makes Andamans an unique and high-in-demand travel destination. Get in touch with Team Plan Journeys for more information on activities to do in Andamans and our travel expert will be more than happy to assist you further.

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