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  • Neil Island - “The Paradasic splendor on Earth” is a slice of Andaman & Nicobar Islands and, one can ferry from Port Blair to Neil Island witnessing the cool sea breeze and, the scenic charm of nature. Renowned for the coral reefs and, relaxing vibes this Island lies just a couple of hours away from Port Blair which is famed for its crystal clear water, trails of palm and, is an excellent destination to delve in enthralling aqua sports. Here is our 4 Days Andaman Tour Package at just Rs.6625 which will double your vacation fun.

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    Here, one can easily discover pristine white-sand beaches, clear turquoise waters and a lot more. The Island hem’s in Howrah Bridge, Bharatpur beach, Kalapathar beach, Long Island, Laxmanpur beach and, various other sites which are must-see spots of the destination.

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    The attractions of the Island are astounding throughout the year and, can be toured in any period. One can reach out to this exalted land by numerous ferry services relishing the mesmerizing views or can luxuriate in a cruise while they move from one beautiful isle to another.


    Renounce yourself to the tranquility of the placid Island and unravel, the beautiful marine life of the underwater kingdom embellished with beautiful coral reefs & seashells. 
    Those who are looking for a pocket-friendly trip to Andaman, your search ends here and here is a 4 Days Andaman Tour Package (Flat 18% Off).

  • How to Reach Port Blair to Neil Island?

  • 01Port Blair to Neil Island by Ferry

    Reaching out the Neils Island is a child’s play, one can either opt for normal ferry service which is catered by the government or can dig up into luxuries of the cruise which has out-of-this-world facilities. Lying close to the Port Blair, Neil Island is just at a distance of  43 km from here and, one can easily render the ferry services which approximately take only 2.5 hours to reach out the island.

    Well, you need to plan before you think of touring this Island as there are only two ships which connect the two Islands, one at 6:20 AM and another one at 1:00 PM in the afternoon on all the days. Not only this, you need not just select the time slot but also choose a seat as per your preference, you can pick from two varieties of seats namely the chair and normal seat which costs Rs. 525/- and Rs. 378/- respectively

    Andaman and Nicobar Islands are famous across the world for holding many stunning islands. Experience them like never before with our best selling Andaman Islands tours.

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  • 03Port Blair to Neil Island by Cruise

    One can reach out to this exalted land by numerous ferry services relishing the mesmerizing views or can luxuriate in a cruise. Lying just 43 km away from the Port Blair, Neil Island is a marvelous destination to experience the serenity and freshness in the environment.

    If you are planning to visit this isle then, you can take up the Coastal Cruise from Port Blair at 7:30 AM which will drop you at Neil Island at 9:15 AM taking, less than two hours.

    You can pick from a wide range of comfortable seats as, there are fours kinds of sections namely the executive, lounge, premiere and, coastal with a fare of Rs975/-, Rs. 1100/-, Rs. 1200/- and, Rs. 1300/- respectively. With this one can very conveniently transfer from Port Blair to Neil Island.
     

    The cruise is elegantly designed vessel well-equipped by top-notch amenities and, enclosed by beautiful windows which offer panoramic views. If you are planning to visit this isle then missing out on the cruise is something one must not dare to, as it is out-of this-world-experience with breathtaking views.

    Don't miss our full guide on the best things to enjoy in andman, which will help you in planning your trip. 

  • Best Time to Visit Neil Island

  • 04Summer Season

    One can experience summer at Neil’s Island in the months from March to May. “Don't really expect too hot summers!” as the warmth in the atmosphere is only due to the humidity which even reaches to 80 percent at certain times. This weather is most well-suited one for all the aqua sports as the tides are not too high and just perfect for an adventurous buff.

    While the nights are always cool because of the cool breezes the temperature lower downs to 24 degrees and reaching high up to a maximum of 37 degrees at the peak summers.
     

    You can also check out our guide on the best hotels in andaman island for your trip. 

  • 05Winter Season

    The enthusiasm of the crowd of Neil’s Island island is at the peak in winter season as here, the 10-day Tourism festival is lavishly celebrated in this season. The months from October to February have a pleasant climate and, are ideal for all the tourist activities.

    Setting the onset of tourism of Neil’s Island this season is the best time to visit this place with extremely beautiful atmosphere and soothing aura.
    Nights being cooler with a temperature of 14 degree Celsius and daytimes being hotter with an average temperature of 30 degrees.

    Here's our full guide on port blair climate, which is very informational for any one travelling to andaman

  • 06 Monsoon Season

    Monsoon arrives early here “June to September” and, the maximum temperature is somewhere near mid-thirties making it little uncomfortable for sightseeing at times. But, at this time the beauty of the Island is just beyond one’s imagination being covered with the lush green blankets and enticing marine reefs.

    The freshness and atmosphere in the monsoon time are just splendid and, perfect for exploring the corners of the destination.Although it is not suited for indulging in andaman aqua sports still the weather is just jaw-dropping where one can rejuvenate every nook and corner of the body.

  • Places to Visit in Neil Island

  • 07Howrah Bridge

    Yes! Believe it or not, Neil’s Island has its own Howrah Bridge which is famed for the abundance of starfishes, corals, crabs and a lot more. The natural bridge is a major source of attraction for tourist from around the globe.

    Arched by tall mahua trees this bridge offers splendid views and, has exuberant displays at the time of sunset and sunrise. October to February is the best time to visit this place as the environs of this bridge has boundless beauties.
    It is totally a natural bridge made by the off and on motion of the tides.

    Check out our detailed guide on the top places to visit in andaman, which can help in planning your trip. 

  • 08Sitapur Beach

    The endlessly stretching seafront seated at the apex of Neil Island offers breathtaking views worth watching. Being, prone to high tides this beach is well suited for relaxing at the beachside with soothing-soft waves touching the feet and, giving a heavenly appearance.

    Be it the verdant foliage or picturesque landscapes the Neils Island has it all. One can revel in the white sands or just gaze at the clear blue sky.
    Indeed this picture-perfect beach with countless scenic wonders should be a part of the travels list.

    You can also take a look at our full guide on the best beaches to see in andaman, which you should not miss on your trip. 

  • 09Ram Nagar Beach

    “The Quaint little beach” extending away from the hustle-bustle of the cities is a perfect destination to delve in a lovely experience. The third numbered beach stretching all over the Ram Nagar village is known for its spectacular bay with numerous hidden gems.

    If you are seeking for solitude then this is a perfect place for you.
    Whether you are a fanatical traveler or a silent reader this place is just a treasure for all sorts of buffs. Being rich in the collection of marine life with several colorful fishes and live corals it is a must visit spot if you are traveling from Port Blair to Neil Island. It is near to most of the hotels in Neil Island

  • 10Kalapathar Beach

    Smooth Silky beach with continuous trails of silver sands, fused with the black rock extends a paradisiac view which will leave in awe with the place. This beautiful combination gives excellent contrast which pleases the eyes.

    One can delve into an adventurous walk through the bewildering jungle lying adjoining to the Kalapathar beach. The beach lies next to the Kala Pathar village with stunning scenic beauty arched by beautiful coconut groves.
    While the cool breeze tingle your face you can relax and unwind in the spectacular aura of the beach.

    For honeymooners, be sure to check out our full guide on the best spots to visit in andmana for a special honeymoon

  • 11Long Island

    Undoubtedly the offbeat destination lying in the vicinity of Port Blair, Long Island is a beautiful secluded Island perfect for the solitude seekers. Golden sands sprawling all over the beach and, elegant trails of the palm trees add up to the significance of the beach.

    Experiencing the sunrise at this beach is just a piece of cake, as here you can stay as long as you want. One moving from Port Blair to Neil’s Island must definitely visit this heavenly island.

    You can also check out our full guide on the best time to travel to andaman, for planning your trip accordingly. 

  • 12Laxmanpur Beach

    Quaint your thirst of thrill at this enthralling beach with a contrasting wavefront, sprawling all over the Laxmanpur village. The beach offers stunning panoramas with beds of lush green vegetation and shiny sands.

    Here, one can easily find varieties of seashells which cannot be spotted everywhere. Not only this here one can also delve in various aqua sports like boating, snorkeling, scuba diving which opens the door wide open to intermingle with splendors of the marine life. To add to the charm of the beach the crystal clear water renders pleasing atmosphere. This is must visit places if you're on a honeymoon to andaman

  • 13Neil Kendra

    The exceptional yet extrusive small island located in the southern segment of Andaman is just a bonus to the eyes. This beautiful island with eminent coral reefs and miraculous biodiversity is a must- visit vacationist spot in Neil’s Island.

    The relaxing atmosphere of this ‘vegetable bowl’ of Andamans attracts the masses. Named after the epic Ramayana character this island is a perfect place packed with refreshing vibes.
    The best part of this island is that it stretches over 5km and can explore each and every verticle of the destination.

  • 14Vijay Nagar Beach

    “Exuberant extravaganza” appropriately describes this island, being the most prominent part of the Havelock Island this beach lies in the vicinity of Port Blair.Adventure buffs, seeking quest for adventures will definitely land up to Vijay Nagar beach to quench their thirst of adventure.This beach Number 5 is known for serenity and alluring aquatic life.

    Vijay Nagar beach is a crusade of solace and nature’s exquisiteness with unmatched beauty.

  • 15Bharatpur Beach

    Attracting tourists from all the latitudes and longitudes of the world this brilliant beach sprawls over a vast expanse overlooking the alluring azure. One of the finest beach with endless wavefront is adorned with golden sands and lush greenery.

    The major attraction of this beach is the glass base boat, while you glance the beautiful aquatic creatures you can also take a close look at the live coral reefs.

    Apart from these, one can also delve in various adventure water sports and feed your soul with thrill and amusement.

  • 16Things to Keep in Mind

    Planning a trip to Neil’s Island? Don’t miss out on these things

    -Well, you don’t need a visa to visit this Island as it is a part of Andaman and Nicobar which is an integral part of India.

    -Reaching out to this Island is very easy all you need to do is book a ferry service from Port Blair to Neil’s Island. You can choose from various options it can either be the government ferry service which is a comparatively cheaper option or can opt for a luxury cruise.

    -The best time to visit is from October to May as in this season you can enjoy all the water sports and the beauty of the destination is at its peak

    -To soak all of the Neils Island you at least need two days as there are numerous places.

    -One must never miss out on the exotic delegacies of the Island and definitely savor the seafood.

    -You should definitely witness all the water sports and visit the destination at peak time.

    -Only Two ATM’s are available on the Island and so one must have a substantial amount of cash for the trip.

    -Too much local transport is not available at the Island but one can always hire a taxi or a two-wheeler for soaking the Neill’s Island.

    -The cellular network operator services like BSNL and Airtel are operational in Neil Island. But for more comfort and better service one can buy a local calling card for a cheaper outgoing rate.

    Any permit is not required for the Indian tourist to visit Neil’s Island


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Attractions in Port Blair

Nature and wildlife in Port Blair

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Chidiya Tapu

As the name suggests, Chidiya Tapu is the perfect haven for unseen migratory birds and common native birds found in the Andaman Islands. Recognized as the most enchanting beach in Andaman and tourists arrive here on a large scale as the beach extends the best ever sights for them including the eye catching sunrise and sunset views. This is a silent yet crowded beach encircled by evergreen forests on one side and the short hills on the other side. 

As it is considered to be the presenter of the most finishing touch of sunset and sunrise views, it is the main hub in Andaman Islands. The beach is filled with 46 varieties of endangered species of birds, and white spotted deer. There are a lot of seasonal orchids and other varieties of plants.

Highlights: The major attractions of Chidiya Tapu are the Chidiya Tapu Biological Park, the Sylvan Sands, the Munda Pahar Beaches etc. You will be able to stay at a forest guesthouse located nearby atop a hillock and from there, the panoramic view of Chidiya Tapu in detail.

Activities: Apart from sunset and sunrise views, plenty of people come for an Andaman and Nicobar trip to see this beach, to identify the rare species appear in multiple colours and size. Even though many of the birds are commonly found on the beach, you would find it as a unique and unnatural scene to find the colourful gathering of them.

Boating is an attractive activity done here as well as snorkeling and swimming are also a part of the adventure activities usually experienced by those who visit here.

Distance from Port Blair: It is located about 25 kms from Port Blair.

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Cellular Jail

Also known as Kala Pani, Cellular Jail is one of the unmissable tourist attractions located at Port Blair in Andaman. The three storied building has 698 cells that are connected to each other in the shape of a starfish. The place is famous for offering a fantastic sound and light show in the evening offering a delightful insight into the historical struggle for independence.

It is one of the remnants of past colonial rule in India and today stands as a testimony to all those brave hearts who laid down their lives at the hands of British atrocities. Some of the famous freedom fighters who were captured here include Veer Savarkar and Bakuteshwar Dutt.

The place was one of the most infamous prisons of the past as the freedom fighters were punished inhumanly by the Britishers. The place is a must visit for history lovers to have a sneak peek into the history and struggle that went down in the construction of this jail. The place is recognised as a national memorial monument and owned by the Government of India.

Highlights: Tourists should try to explore the jail by visiting the picture gallery that houses a number of photos of freedom fighters. Often used as background for filming Hindi movies about the colonial past, the place has many fascinating remnants of history like the hanging cell and condemned cell. Some of the other unmissable attractions of Cellular Jail included its Exhibition Gallery, Art Gallery, Old Photographs Gallery, Gallery on First War of Independence and Netaji Gallery. There is also the Swatantrya Jyoti, an eternal flame of freedom keeps glowing in the memory of freedom fighters

Activities: One of the popular activities to do here is sightseeing and revisiting the history of the grim colonial past Of India.

Distance from Port Blair: It t
akes around 15 kilometers to go there from Port Blair.

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

Entry Fee: INR 30

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Diglipur

All fans of eco-tourism should pack their bags and have an exciting vacay at Diglipur when they are visiting Andaman. It is famous for its green landscapes and its exotic marine life which makes it a must visit for nature lovers. The island is renowned for having many prominent beaches like Kalipur Beach, Ross and Smith Islands, Ramnagar Beach and Pathi Level Beach.

There is also the Saddle Peak Mountain National Park which can be accessed from Diglipur. It is replete with many exciting attractions with rare animals like Andaman wild pig, Andaman hill myna, Andaman imperial pigeon, water monitor, dolphins, whales and the Saltwater crocodile.

A must visit for trekking aficionados, Diglipur is the largest peak in the archipelago of Andaman islands and offers a wonderful sight of its unique wildlife. One of the most visited tourist places in Andaman, Diglipur is sure to leave you enthralled with its gorgeous scenery consisting of glittering white sands, nice weather, lofty palms and its exciting marine life. Diglipur is one of the most serene spots if you forget all the worries of your life and enjoy an eco-friendly holiday.

Highlights: The main attractions of Diglipur are Kalipur Beach, Diglipur National Park, Ram Nagar Beach, Mud Volcano, twin islands of Ross and Smith and Saddle Peak National Park. This place is luxuriant in flora and fauna, which makes it a must visit for wildlife enthusiasts.

Activities: Trekking, Snorkeling, and Mangrove creek safari are some of the activities the activities that one can enjoy on their holiday in Diglipur island.  Beach combing, sunbathing, surf riding, swimming, fishing, bird watching, trekking in Jungle, sailing, kayaking are some other activities not to be missed here.

Distance from Port Blair: Diglipur is at a distance of 290 km by road from Port Blair.

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Samudrika Marine Museum

The Indian Navy is guarding the famous Samudrika Marine Museum which exhibits the richest collection of Andaman’s animal and floral lives. The rare species of fish, other animals, plants, corals etc are preserved well over here and there is a small aquarium also. Rather, the different attraction on the island is this museum if you are completed visiting the beaches and the relishing islands.

A lot of tourists have recognized this museum as a perfect representation of what the island can offer to surprise the visitors but in a miniature form. The museum located just opposite to Andaman Teal House is occupied with five sections displaying the history of the islands, the geographical features, about the people and their lifestyles, the less explored archaeological information and of course the marine life.

The museum is established with the idea of creating awareness among people on various aspects regarding oceanic life and the importance of preserving this sensitive ecosystem well for a balanced future of human beings.

Highlights: Outside the museum, there is a skeleton of a blue whale preserved and it is a marvellous sight to look at. The first room shows facts like volcanoes, tribes, different types of woods, insects etc. The second room is displaying the reverberating underwater beauties through an aquarium.

Coral Reefs have an entire room that is the third room. Seashells in abundance have persevered in the fourth room and you will be surprised to the tremendous collection. Last but not least is the fifth room that is dedicated to the tribes of Andaman, the butterflies’ and the insects’ specimens as well.

Timing: The museum is open on all days from Tuesday to Sunday from 09:00 am to 01:00 pm and from 02:00 pm t0 05:00 pm.

Entry fee: For adult: INR 50 and for child: INR 25.  If you wish to take camera or video to the inside, you will have to pay INR 20 and INR 50 respectively.

Distance from Port Blair: The museum is situated in Port Blair itself, walkable distance only.

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Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park

A great park that has been accepted well by the international tourists and a distinct idea and execution in India to preserve the sensitive and endangered species of marine species is Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park in Andaman. It consists of 15 islands of mangrove creeks, rainforests, splendid coral reefs which have around 50 types and a huge collection of rare but colourful fish etc. 

This park came into existence in the year of 1983 under the solid Wildlife Protection Act of 1973 to keep the lives of marine animals safe and preserved as the underwater ecosystem was on the verge of destruction. The best time to visit the park is during the months from November to February and during monsoon, it remains closed.

Highlights: The park is comprised of two major island groups known as the Labyrinth Islands and Twin Islands which are situated about 16 km away from Port Blair to the south of it. This park boasts of the unimaginable size it spreads that is about 281.5 sq.km which have 17 small islands and the open sea creeks.

The fringing reefs are abundantly found in the park and that is one of the special reef species found on the island. Each island holds different type of vegetation. Tarmugli is the highest island in the park that displays the vast area of mangrove vegetation, sand covered beaches, sheet rocks etc.

Activities: One can get knowledge of marine species after visiting national park.

Distance from Port Blair: The park is located in Wandoor which is lying about 29 kms away from Port Blair. There are ferry services every 30 minutes from Port Blair boat jetty. The park is easily accessible via road as well.

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Mud Volcanoes

Pure science have clearly defined how mud volcanoes are formed and Andaman archipelago is quite popular for its multiple mud volcanoes. They are formed due to the large scale emissions of de-pressurized pore water and some natural gases such as hydrocarbon gases that included Methane. These gases are emitted by the decaying organic matter found underground.

Although there are 25 active mud volcanoes have discovered at different parts of the island, the mud volcanoes found on Baratang Island and Diglipur Island are the important ones and tourists visit these islands will take a look at this unique phenomenon of nature happening often.

Highlights: Reaching the mud volcanoes in Diglipur and Baratang would need a flexible stretch of walk through the relishing wilderness and that exciting trek will give an energy in an unlimited way.

Activities: One can enjoy trek here

Distance from Port Blair: From Port Blair, Diglipur is located about 350 km north and one can use the ferry service of seaplane service from Port Blair. Baratang Island is closer to Port Blair, about 100 kms distance.

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North Bay Island

Famous for the underwater corals, North Bay Island located near the Pheonix Jetty of Port Blair is yet another favourite tourist destination. Multiple clubs providing exhilarating scuba diving, snorkeling and sea walking at the island give it a special space in the hearts of adventure lovers. And because of this factor, North Bay Island is crowded all the time. 

If you wish to do a tour of North Bay Island, then you have to come at the Andaman Water Sports Complex where it starts from and the boats can accommodate up to 60 people and every boat will have a guide as well. The glass bottom boat ride to the island will give you a lot of chances to see the world of fish, typical sea flora and reefs inhabited underwater in harmony.

Highlights: Scuba diving and snorkeling are the most important activities available at the island and along with those, glass bottom ride is also has significant importance. The coral reefs and the marine animals make the underwater world enthralling.

Also, sea walk is considered to be a mind blowing activity and it opens up the doors to mingle with the colourful, rare species of sea. To do sea walking, you will be taken to the spot from the stationed sea walk paltoon and the experience of walking along the soft sea bed is memorable for a lifetime.

Activities: Sea walking and scuba diving in Andaman are considered to be the best adventure activities that can be done, as there are umpteen number of travelers do these activities regularly.

Distance from Port Blair: The island lies at a distance of about 42.4 kms from Port Blair and it would take around 1 hours and 30 minutes to reach there.

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Cinque Island

South Cinque Island and North Cinque Island are the two major portions that make the huge Cinque Island a vibrant and captivating beauty in Andaman. This famous underwater diving spot is located on the north side of the popular Duncan Passage and in the middle of Rutland and Passage Islands. The inhabited island is a surprising beauty to all the tourists arrive here. But the two divisions of the island are beautifully separated by a sandbar. 

Another important factor to know about Cinque Island is that it is a part of the very famous Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park in Wandoor. And thus, the abundant presence of colourful marine lives is not a surprising feature. Tourists mainly arrive at Cinque to enjoy adventure activities, especially diving and snorkeling. The beautiful corals and fish species give away the admiring time underwater to every nature lover.

Highlights: Mostly, day visits are allowed on the island that too with the permission in advance from Chief Wildlife Warden. The astonishingly beautiful corals are the main feature of Cinque Island. The island itself is a sanctuary as it houses a large collection of variety coral reefs, sea weeds, multi coloured fish species, starfish, sea anemones, turtles and water snakes.

There is an authentic declaration on the name of the island which says that Cinque Island is the mostly visited island in Andaman archipelago.

Activities: As everyone is quite clear about the fact that Cinque Island is an incomparable destination for the best scuba diving spots, tourists arrive here in large numbers every year. Those who would not want to be so adventurous also will not be disappointed since the island gives opportunities to do snorkeling and swimming at their best.

Distance from Port Blair: It is at a distance of 38.9 kms from Port Blair.

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Ross and Smith Island

Connected by a white sand bar are Ross and Smith Islands belonging to North Island and both of them together known as the Twin Islands. The beautiful villages, turquoise water, the virgin beaches and the extremely gorgeous tropical rainforest and what not; these islands are indescribably fascinating. 

As the island is close to Diglipur, one can take the Aerial Bay as the destination via road and get entry permits and travel to the island by a ferry. Around 20 minutes of boat ride will take you to the island. From Smith Island, you are invited to indulge in the nature trails extended till Ross Island through the green tropical forests swaying their heads always.

Highlights: A Marine Sanctuary on the island is the biggest highlight and it is considered to be the ideal place for watching the rare collection of invigorating coral reefs and colourful fish species. As both the islands are home to Olive Ridley turtles, tourists come at the right time to watch turtle nesting and it is a rare scene to be watched.

At times, the wild elephants inhabited in the forests may come to the outer world.

Activities: Snorkeling and swimming are the most suitable and well acknowledged activities on both the islands. Adventure lovers find the space marvelous to do scuba diving tours as well.

Distance from Port Blair: By road, about 191 kms are there from Port Blair to Ross and Smith Islands, Aerial Jetty is the right spot to take a private boat from and travel to the island.

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Corbyns Cove Beach

Close to Port Blair, a superb, silent beach is Corbyn’s Cove Beach. The fringes of coconut leaves make the beach look adorable. The clear white sandy beach hearing lullabies from the azure water is a remarkable bed for complete relaxation. The shallow water does not support a lot of adventure activities. Still, Corbyn’s Cove Beach is a favourite beach for many due to the calmness and cherish-able time it can provide. 

The crescent shape of the beach with complete greenery on its sides has an inevitable role in showcasing the simple beach look stunning. Families are found in large numbers here as the waves are not trickier and the long extension of sand bed to the sea and suitable places to do swimming and bathing.

Highlights: Hundreds of tall coconut trees arrayed in a particular symmetry give an admiring beauty to the beach and the swaying fringes of these coconut trees are promising a relaxed, laid-back time for those who love to get out of the bustles of the town. The blue coloured chairs arranged on the beach give enough space to relax and read a book or watch the sea presenting all its beauty before you. 

A road connecting the main road to the entry of beach is a favourite route as the most beautiful turquoise water supported well be the shore is seen throughout the road journey and a few of Japanese bunkers used for WW 2 can be seen on this coastal road journey.

Activities: Since the beach is a silent one, not much adventure activities are done here but it is considered to be one of the best beaches in Andaman for relaxed swimming and bathing.

Distance from Port Blair: 7 kms are the distance from Port Blair to this beach and autos will take around INR 100-150 to drop you at the location. But you can take a taxi as well.

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Forest Museum

Things related to the wild animals and forest ranges are displayed very effectively in Forest Museum in Port Blair, Andaman. A major attraction of Andaman is this museum run by the forest department of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The museum has a wide collection of artefacts created out of timber, oak, sating wood and paduak. They show the wellness appear in the vast wilderness of Andaman, the rich flora of the island. 

As the area of forests is huge in Andaman, researchers from all over the world have come to study about the dense greenery and the forest museum depicts the outcomes of all those research as well. To entertain the tourists more, the museum has set up a mini zoo and a zoological garden inside the building itself.

Highlights: The museum is located on Chatham road, an outskirt of the capital city of Port Blair. It is inside Chatham Saw Mill complex. It will take around 1 hour to watch everything displayed inside. 

Activities: People love to spend time in the zoological garden and the mini zoo. The species which are rarely found in the wild arena of Andaman are in lesser number appearing here.

Timing: The working hours of the museum is from 10:00 am to 02:00 pm on all days of the week except on Sundays.

Entry fee: INR 2.

Distance from Port Blair: The location of the museum is Chatham Island, Foreshore Road, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar. You can take a bus or taxi to reach the museum from Port Blair as it is 10 km away from the city.

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Ross Island

Located in South Andaman district, Ross Island is a major part of Andaman and tourists have visited the island often because of the flabbergasting beauty of it. Earlier, it was headquarters of Andaman and after 1941 Port Blair became the administrative headquarters. What one can watch on this island is the remnants of an old church existed there, a swimming pool, the chief commissioner’s residence with gardens and ballrooms. 

There is a cemetery and a museum maintained by the Indian Navy. These historically significant sights in Ross Island gives a serious appeal to it rather than of a relaxed laid-back island. But everyone who visits Andaman would not love to miss Ross Island that is closely connected to the capital city that is Port Blair.

Highlights: The diminished beauty of Ross Island was preserved as a historical piece of representation of the glory the island once possessed but for many reasons, people love this island. All the buildings and the ruins found here on the island are covered by the thick roots of banyan trees and that itself is a vivacious aspect the structures on the island have to showcase. At the northern end of the island, there is a new concreted light house that is 10 meters high and it is in circular shape which was constructed during the year of 1977. 

The lighthouse is located on an offshoot rock that measures to be located at 50 meters away from the shore line. The thick, regularly swaying forest ranges and the impression it gives as a secluded and deserted space without no humans are another highlights the island displays. A wide collection of rare fauna and flora has its own authentic space on the island.

Activities: Boating, beachwalk, swimming, snorkeling etc are some of the easily available and refreshing water based activities done on Ross Island.

Distance from Port Blair: The island lies 3 km east from Port Blair.

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Rubber Plantations Visit

The most unique feature of Andaman is the distinct vegetation the island supports. Rubber is one of the most significant cultivation the natives on Andaman Islands are so happy about. A place near Wandoor has the largest areas of rubber trees planted and those who would like to do something different and unique on the island can choose a visit to this large plantation.

 The entry to the plantation will itself give you a clear picture of the interiors. Thousands of golden colour rubber sheets and the collecting jars fitted on each tree are together exhibiting a mesmerizing view of the large areas. A total of 931 hectares of rubber plantations are found on the islands as a whole.

Highlights: You will be able to watch the processes of taking the rubber milk and placing the coconut shells on each tree and other important procedures before producing the final rubber sheet. Manglutan is the largest producer of rubber in the region, located very close to Port Blair. This was established in the year of 1960 and now the plantation is a 60 acre wide production centre of quality rubber.

Manglutan village is the prominent rubber plantation space in Andaman and this village has a school, a hospital, a police station and other major centres as well.

Activities: One can indulge in rubber plantation activity here.

Distance from Port Blair: Manglutan Rubber Plantation is located about 21 kms away from Port Blair, the south east part of the island. To reach the village, you can hire a cab or auto or bus from Port Blair.

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Jolly Buoy Island

Fulfil your zest for adventure by visiting the Jolly Buoy Island when you are vacationing in Andaman. Renowned for its beautiful corals and its scintillating beaches, this place can be accessed from Wandoor Beach. Often called a no man’ s land, this place can be visited by boats after bringing and taking back all the necessary things. Famous for snorkelling and scuba diving, Jolly Buoy Island will make you feel like you are at the end of the world with the infinite sea in front of your eyes.

One of the most fascinating things about visiting Jolly Buoy Island is that you can have a look at the gorgeous coral reefs through glass bottom when you are riding there. Moreover, the place is a no plastic zone and boasts of some of the cleanest natural surroundings that you will witness in your life. The stunning island is a must visit if you are a nature lover.

Highlights: The place is a no plastic zone and it is banned by the authorities to leave any plastic items there. It is one of the cleanest places to visit.

Activities: The adventure lovers can look forward to have an enthralling glass bottom boat ride and see the beautiful coral reefs beneath. Jolly Buoy Island is also an excellent place to enjoy activities like snorkelling and scuba diving.

Distance from Port Blair: It is located 30km south west of Port Blair.

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Wandoor Beach

One of the most beautiful and famous beaches in Andaman, Wandoor Beach is located to the east of Port Blair. Because of the presence of colourful corals on the beach, tourists find it attractive and catchy. Besides, the large thickets in the surrounding give the beach an amalgamated charm. Tourists select Wandoor Beach to simply relax by looking at the crystal clear water and the blushing white sandy stretch on the shore. 

Highlights: There would be hundreds of fisher men boats arranged on the shore giving a colourful ambience to the beach. The large marine collection adheres to the positive features of the beach. A part of the famous Mahatma Gandhi National Park, Wandoor has achieved fame through the rare species found in the park and in the nearby villages.

Activities: Very close to Wandoor Beach, there is a large cave formed after the enormous depositions over the years and adventure lovers take a trekking trip through the wilderness to reach the caves and enjoy spending time over there. Comparatively, Wandoor 

Beach is perfect for relaxing and basking in the calm rays of the sun. But it would be auspiciously awesome to watch the sunset and sunrise from the shore. Since the large amount of corals always glitter from the water, people love to do swimming as well to enjoy being friends with these rare species of sea.

Distance from Port Blair: From Port Blair, you have to cover about 25 kms only to reach Wandoor Beach. Boat services are available from Port Blair to Wandoor Village and from there, you can reach the beach by foot or by road.

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