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Andaman Trip Guide: 30 Things to Do

 

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    • You will never be disillusioned when you experience this rundown of things to do in Andaman. Andaman and Nicobar islands offer you the most staggering traveler destinations where you can appreciate the delightful and ideal scenes of nature with eco-accommodating white sand shorelines, the turquoise blue sea water, the verdure and the fauna, the profound secretive backwoods, furthermore in the meantime you can have a tryst with the past in the Cellular correctional facility or watch the living well of lava.

      Visit a portion of the best places like Port Blair, Andaman Islands, Havelock island, Car Nicober, Neil Island, Great Nicober Island, Diglipur, Little Andaman, Barren island and so on. Additionally don't miss an opportunity to visit Indira point and appreciate the beautiful sights of this astounding area.

      With part of sensational exercises Andaman trip is a paradise for the enterprise seekers. Jump profound into the ocean and swim with the beautiful fishes as you scuba plunge. Snorkel and investigate the marine life and yes trekking can be significantly additionally energizing with your companions in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This astounding island is calling you to investigate it to its center. So gather your sacks and take off for an enterprise.

    • Activities to do in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

    • 01Scuba Diving

      With plethora of things to do in Andaman, one of the most famous and important activity is scuba diving. As out of 120 islands, only 36 are inhabitable, the majorities of the places in Andaman is untouched from human disturbance and offer some of the most beautiful natural scenery. There are various vendors that offer scuba diving in Andaman. Moreover, you can even book scuba diving in Andaman online through various online platforms.

      Some of the most famous scuba diving sites in Andaman include Havelock Islands, Neil Islands, etc.

      Price: The approximate price for the scuba diving in Andaman is 4500 rs.
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    • 02Snorkelling

      After scuba diving comes the easiest and one of the most beautiful things to do in Andaman, snorkeling. It is yet another amazing way to explore the beautiful marine life and corals of Bay of Bengal. From umpteen varieties of fishes to plant species, you can find everything while you snorkel in the clear waters of Andaman.

      Some of the most famous beaches and places in Andaman to go for snorkeling are Radhanagar Beach, Red Skin Island, Jolly Buoy Island, Neil Island, Elephant Beach and many more

      Price: The approximate price for the snorkeling in Andaman is 350 Rs. per session for 30 minutes.
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    • 03Light & Sound Show at Cellular Jail

      Light & Sound Show at Cellular Jail
      Cellular Jail is one of the most famous places in Port Blair and stands quietly, telling the stories of the tortures all the brave freedom fighters have been through. Completed in 1906, the Cellular Jail was named so because it is built in a way that one cell can hold single prisoner only.

      The Cellular Jail is now declared as the National Memorial and is a must visit pace in Andaman. Visiting the Cellular Jail means delving into the history of Indian Independence. There are various paintings, which highlights the history of Cellular Jail too.

      Moreover, there is also a light and sound program in Hindi and English, which narrates the complete history and scenarios of India's freedom. The timing for the shows is 6 PM and 7.15 PM

      Timings: 9 AM to 12.30 PM, 1.30 PM to 4.45 PM

      Entry fees: 30 Rs. And 50 Rs. for the evening show.
    • 04Sea Walking

      Sea Walking is one of the newest things to do in Andamans, which is expanding in level of ubiquity. The Underwater Sea Walk is a standout amongst the most one of a kind attractions that one must experience when going to Andaman Islands. It is a genuine once in an existence time experience for all the non jumpers out there.

      Appreciate a protected and energizing submerged stroll on the ocean bed (around 6-7m deep), and witness coordinate the sublime marine existence of Mauritius, the brilliant fauna, corals, and an extensive variety of fish, all in their regular home. Guaranteed experienced aides will go with you joined the course of the Underwater Sea Walk guaranteeing your most extreme security.
    • 05Island Trekking

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      Trekking is a standout amongst the most looked for adventurous experience sport in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Camps are the right decision for nature-beaus who wish to appreciate the sun, ocean and nature by spending calm occasions right on the shoreline.

      One can go trekking through the nature trail from Mt. Harriet to Madhuban and appreciate the uncommon woods life, verdure. There are other trekking courses too. Some of the time, trekking undertakings are just a day or two long. In any case, on different events, trekking at Andaman and Nicobar islands can reach out for quite a long time or even months.
    • 06Tour the Volcano in Barren island

      The volcano tour in the Barren island will inspire awe and a sense of dread in your heart. It is supposed to be one of only a few living volcanoes in the world. This is surely a lifetime experience that you would not like to miss.
    • 07Island Hopping

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      Though only 36 islands are habitable out of 572 islands in Andaman and Nicobar, it doesn't snatch the opportunity of island hopping from its visitors, because every island has something unique to offer and is surrounded by some of the most beautiful beaches in the country.

      Start your journey from Port Blair, which is the capital of these islands. From here you can take the government ferries to travel to various islands. Some of the most important islands to hop for include Neil Island, Havelock Island, which also offer plethora of water sports activities, scuba diving being one of the most adventurous.

      The best time to visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands are from November to March.
    • 08Sea Plane Ride

      Going for the sea plane ride in Andaman is one of the best experience you can have while your visit to this tranquil cluster of islands. The sea plane ride in an Amphibian Aircraft offers a beautiful and mesmerizing view of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. During your trip you can have the sight of some of the major islands of Andaman and Nicobar like the Port Blair, which is also the starting point of the trip, Neil Island, Havelock Island, Long Island and many more.

      Duration: The approximate flight time is 20 minutes.

      Price: The approximate cost of a single flight per person is 4100 Rs.
    • 09Glass Bottom Boating

      If you do not want to snorkel or scuba dive in the clear waters of Andaman Islands but still want to witness the colorful, vibrant and lively marine and coral lives, there is one more way to do that: Glass Bottom Boating.

      It is a boat with a transparent bottom where you get the chance to see the beautiful corals and marine life as you sail around the clear waters of Bay of Bengal. It is completely safe and there are many vendors in Andaman Islands that offer the glass bottom boating activity. One of the most famous beaches to enjoy the glass bottom boating is the Dolphin Beach in Havelock Island.

      Duration: The average duration of the complete trip is around one hour

      Price: The approximate price per adult is Rs. 3500 and per child is Rs. 2500
    • 10Rubber plantations Visit

      One of the most unique things to do in Andaman is not the scuba diving or island hopping or anything, but the visit to Rubber Plantation. Located in Wandoor, which is just 20 minutes drive from Port Blair, has one of the largest rubber plantation on the island.

      When you will reach there, you can have the site of hundreds of golden brown sheets of rubber. If you want to acquaint yourself with the rubber plantation and its related things, you can even opt for the guided tour, which you can find there itself. Moreover, you can also have the site of coconut, beetel nut and other spices plantation here apart from the rubber.

      Duration: The complete tour of this great rubber plantation will not take more than half an hour.
    • 11Mangrove canopy walk

      Thrillophilia organises mangrove canopy walk while in Andaman to give you the taste of a close and beautiful association with the unpolluted and serene natural surroundings. Thus you can also cool your nerves and ease all tensions.
    • Beaches & Islands in Andaman & Nicobar

    • 12 Havelock Island

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      This is one of the largest islands in Andaman comprising of some of the most exquisite and unspoilt beaches. It also boasts of a strikingly evergreen and dense forest. The island is mostly populated by Bengalis who have settled here since a long time.

      The other part of the island is inhabited by the tribals or the aborigines. There are hosts of activities which can be performed during a visit to the island like sailing, kayaking, trekking, scuba diving etc. The transparent water and the pristine environment fills you with an unearthly bliss.

    • 13Barren Island

      Barren Island
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      As the name suggests  this island is not inhabited by humans. The residents of this place are some goats, rats, flying foxes and other such species of animals which can survive in the harsh and difficult conditions of the island. The island boasts of the lone active volcano in the whole of South Asia.

      The most recent eruption from the volcano took place in September, 2010 and continued till January, 2011. The visitors can have a glance of this awe-inspiring volcano to describe it to the posterity later. The island lies approximately 135 Km away from Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman & Nicobar islands.

    • 14Radhanagar Beach

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      This is one of the most beautiful beaches you will get to see during the Andaman trip. This is one of the three important beaches in Havelock island. This beach is famous for retaining its serene, peaceful and rustic charm. The soothing and salubrious climate will remove all your tensions and charge you up. You can  just stroll around or relax while taking a sunbath or indulge in some bird-watching or enjoy a bout of swimming and fishing. There are several beaches in Radhanagar like beach no.1, beach no. 5, beach no.7 and so on.
    • 15Vijaynagar Beach

      Vijaynagar Beach

      This is another beach in Havelock island which provides a tranquilising effect on the  frayed out nerves of a visitor. This is also known as beach no. 5. The crystal-clear and almost waveless water allows for swimming and a clear view of the marine animals here.

      You can also enjoy some adventure sports like scuba diving, snorkeling etc. The vast stretches of dazzlingly white sands lure the visitor to frolic on the beach and for island camping. You can also pamper yourself with some excellent seafood on this beach.


    • 16Corbyn's Cove Beach

      The Corbyn's Cove beach which is about 4 km away from the airport at Port Blair is famous for the breathtaking sights of sunrises and sunsets with tall coconut trees affording cool shade to relax. Here as well, one can pursue water sports like scuba diving etc. But a word of caution as the waves at times tend to become rough one must take help of professional divers.
    • 17Elephant Beach

      This is also known as beach no. 7 within the Radhanagar beaches. You can take a safari through the forest of tall trees or engage yourself with some adventurous water sports. Also, you can take a cruise over the ocean in a motor launch and get yourself acquainted with the surroundings of the beach. The outstanding natural beauty of the place simply mesmerises you.
    • 18Baratang Island

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      Baratang island in the Andamans provide some rare experiences. It is covered with dense and mysterious tropical forests with white stretches of sandy beaches. The Mud Volcano which is near the Jarwa Creek and the limestone caves are popular attractions of this island. Bird-watchers would be well-advised to visit the mangrove ecosystem. Also, another must visit place in Andaman trip is the Parrot island where you can watch thousands of parrots during the sunset. This is indeed a very rare experience for nature admirers.
    • Attractions in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

    • 19Fortune Resort Bay Island, Port Blair

      For those who wish to enjoy peaceful few days in the lap of nature, Fortune Resort Bay Island is just the right destination. The well-designed guest rooms overlook the calming blue sea water of the Bay of Bengal and provide all the amenities of luxury and comfort to guests.

      The resort also features an open-deck restaurant named The Malady where the guests can treat their taste buds to delightful local delicacies, a wide range of seafood and several Indian, Chinese and Continental dishes. The resort offers various recreational facilities which help the guests to unwind and relax.

      In addition to enjoying various water sports in the Bay of Bengal, guests can enjoy a relaxing swim in the pool within the resort. Moreover, they can also explore the various local tourist hotspots such as Cellular Jail, the Corbyn's Cove Beach, the Marine Park, the Marine Museum, the Viper Island, and the Mini Zoo. The strategic location of the resort also makes it possible for the guests to enjoy day long excursions to nearby islands and farms.

      All the above mentioned resorts are fully equipped to provide the best levels of comfort and luxury to their guests in addition to pampering their minds and bodies with the most ancient and productive therapies and strategies used by Indians over the ages. A visit to any of these resorts is sure to make the guests not only feel like kings but also provide them a glimpse of the varied cultures and regions of India.

    • 20 Forest museum

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      There is also a forest museum which will enlighten you on the flora of the local islands with mangrove forests, tropical forests and other interesting botanical anecdotes.
    • 21Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park

      One of the famous place to visit on Andaman trip is Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park. It is situated at Wandoor. The 2004 Tsunami had wreaked devastation on the park. From here, with the proper permits, you can visit Jolly Buoy for some snorkelling or underwater experience in a boat with a glass bottom to get to see some fascinating views of thousands of species of fish and corals.

    • 22Samudrika Marine Museum

      This museum is an interesting collection of marine biodiversity throwing light onto the various types of fish, corals, conch shells etc. It affords you ample information regarding treasures lying deep within the Andaman Sea. Also, an interesting exhibit here is the blue whale skeleton.
    • 23Limestone caves

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      Thrillophilia also takes you to the limestone caves in Baratang island. The journey itself is so thrilling through the Jarwa-inhabited jungles that you start getting goose pimples. After a 3 hour drive you have to take a speedboat, the ride which lasts for another 30 minutes and then about a 1.5 Km walk to finally arrive at the cave. Different types of natural deposits are found here.
    • 24Chidiya Tapu Visit

      This place is mostly famous for some of the most wonderful sunset views. Nature appears to bare all her hidden charms during sunset in Chidiya Tapu. It is about 40 Km away from Port Blair. The beauty of the sunset against the backdrop of the kaleidoscopic sky will for long remain etched in your Andaman trip memories. 
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    • 25Mud Volcanoes, Diglipur

      One of the most unique things to do in Andaman is to visit the active mud volcanoes located at Diglipur, which is approximately 350 km North from the city of Port Blair. There are a series of small volcanos that have been erupting mud for quite a few years now! So much so that you can see a drainage of the mud that has made its own path down the valley. Apart from the Diglipur, the only other destination in Andaman Islands where you can have the chance to witness the active mud volcanoes is Baratang.

      How to reach: You can take ferry or a sea plane from Port Blair to reach Diglipur from where you can take the local bus to reach Shyan Nagar where the active volcanoes are located
    • Best Andaman Tour Packages

    • 26Amazing Andaman Tour Package

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      About the Destination:

      A group of pictorial islands, stunning beaches and enticing water-fronts, Andaman and Nicobar Island is adorned by the beauty and splendour of the Bay of Bengal. Adding more to the mesmerising appeal of these islands are its pristine beaches, lush greeneries and heart-warming ambience.

      A treasure trove for the nature, beach, water and history lovers, these group if islands are the ideal holiday spots to spend quality time along with witnessing and discovering the stunning beauty of the nature. Whether you are travelling with your family members, friends, colleagues or alone, the prismatic beauty and appeal of these islands, will never allow any dull moments in your vacation.

      About the Departure with Details:

      Originating from Port Blair, this Andaman tour package takes to some of the most beautiful and captivating islands of Andaman. Starting from the stunning Ross Island to Viper and North Bay Islands, you can also visit the much acclaimed Havelock Island within this tour.

      In addition to the islands, you can also visit the many different beaches; some of which are famed as the best beaches in the entire of Asia. Radhanagar and Elephant Beach are the two most popular beaches that will be visited within the 8 days of this tour.

      For the water lovers, they can spend delightful moments at the beach soaking the tepidness of the magical sands and can participate in several water sports. Above all, while on this tour, you can also revisit India's glorious history with a visit to the Cellular Jail and the Sound and Light Show at the jail premises.

      Activities: Island Tour, Beach Visits, Scuba Diving, Kayaking, Snorkelling, Sound and Light Show

      Duration: 7N/8D

    • 27Sightseeing Tour of Island Triangle, Andaman

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      Enthrall in this stunning sightseeing tour of Island Triangle, Andaman with family and friends for a truly blissful experience. Enjoy the coastal beauty of this gorgeous island like never before!

      With your arrival in Port Blair, you will be provided with an array of activities. Acclimatize yourself with the surrounding, enjoy the shimmering crystal clear water and relax on the sand beaches. Visit the well- famed Cellular jail, a place that played a vital role during the pre-independence period. Enjoy a light and sound show along with rest of the group members.

      Visit the sunning Ross Island, fisheries museum and Anthropological museum and know more about this secluded treasured possession of India. Delight in the beauty of the Havelock Island, considered as one of the most beautiful and largest islands of Ritchie’s Archipelago. Relax on the renowned beaches of Vijaynagar and Radhanagar. Make some wonderful memories with rest of the group members while embarking on this sightseeing tour of Island Triangle, Andaman.

      Meal Types: Breakfast (lunch and dinner to be borne by the customer)

      Accommodation Types: On twin sharing basis.

      Activities: Sightseeing (Optional: Snorkeling trip to Elephant Beach, Scuba Diving, Sea Walk at an extra price)

    • 28Tour to Andaman Islands

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      Experience the serene and tranquil beauty of Andamans Islands with a series of exciting packages made available just for you. You can spend 3 nights in Port Blair, followed by 1 night in Baratang, 1 night in Diglipur and 2 nights in Havelock. Enjoy your stay at the clear blue beaches whilst you dine on amazing food and stay in AC rooms. Bring life and add spice to your vacation with an array of amazing activities in Andamans and spend a week of bliss and pure enjoyment.

      Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian

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    • 29Sightseeing Trip to Andaman

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      Delight in this wonderful sightseeing trip to Andaman with friends and family for a truly blissful experience. Enjoy the coastal beauty of this gorgeous island like never before!

      With your arrival in Port Blair, you will be provided with an array of activities. Acclimatize yourself with the surrounding, enjoy the shimmering crystal clear water and relax on the sand beaches. Visit the well- famed Cellular jail, a place that played a vital role during the pre-independence period. Enjoy a light and sound show along with rest of the group members.

      Visit the tribal area of Baratang, travel through amazing dense rain forests which is also a happy home to the world’s oldest tribe,’Jarawa’. Relax your muscles and enjoy the sprawling beauty of Havelock Island. Make some wonderful memories with rest of the group members while embarking on this sightseeing tour to Andaman.

      Meal Types: Breakfast (lunch and dinner to be borne by the customer)

      Accommodation Types: On twin sharing basis.

      Activities: Sightseeing (Optional - Snorkeling trip to Elephant Beach, SCUBA Diving, Sea Walk at an extra price)

       

    • 30Tour around Ross Bay and North Bay in Andaman

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      About the Activity:
      • This wonderful tour takes you to the scenic Ross Bay and North Bay islands.
      • Two of the most popular destinations from Port Blair, these islands are thronged by people.
      • The charming remains of the erstwhile Bristish Empire dot the Ross Bay island.
      • North Bay Island has some vibrant corals, while the scenery remains resplendent.