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  • Things to do in Andaman comprises of underwater scuba diving, swimming amongst colorful fishes while snorkeling, watch limestone caves, mangrove kayaking, underwater sea walking and what not! The clear Andaman waters send a direct invite to everyone to enjoy the coastal fun time while soaking the sun, getting a tan, dipping the feet in the turquoise water, making sand castles of the shimmery sand and get awestruck by the breathtaking views. 

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    To add some more activities in Andaman, the list spells beautiful beaches of Havelock where underwater sea walking and adventure activities take place, enjoy a flight in the seaplane and feel the luxury, click many beautiful pictures at Chidiya Tapu with magnificent sunset. Have a cruise experience while swiftly shifting from one island to the other, and here is a Tour Package of Andaman (Flat 23% Off) which includes a cruise to Viper Island. Trek and explore in the wild tropical forests while listening to chirps of birds. The coasts are also proposed with sea caves, dead corals and crystal clear sands which are spectacular while forming a splendid scenery.

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    Here are some of the best things to do in Andaman and Nicobar:

  • 01Discover the Sea Life with Scuba Diving

    Discover the Sea Life with Scuba Diving

    Scuba diving is one of the most favoured activity in the Andaman. People flock to this region to explore the underwater while scuba diving. With the azure waters and the beautiful corals this diving experience in Andaman is the most opted activity in Andaman. Scuba Diving in Andaman can be enjoyed for about 1 hour & explore the marine life.

    On your diving there will be a certified guide with you for your safety. Dive deep into the ocean and explore the one of a kind sea life in the Andaman.  Your diving guides will lead you to the most beautiful spots in the sea where you can unveil the ocean.

    Location: This activity can be best enjoyed in the Havelock Island.

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    Scuba Diving in Andaman

    Scuba Diving in Andaman

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  • 03Swim with the Colourful Fish while Snorkeling

    Swim with the Colourful Fish while Snorkeling

    Snorkeling is another activity in the Andaman which is very favorite among the people. People from around the world visit Andaman just to enjoy the snorkeling activity. Discover the underwater sea world in a whole new way while snorkeling. Also known as the second level of swimming, snorkeling allows you to get the perfect view of the marine life. Snorkel with the colorful fishes and uncover the coral reefs underwater. 

    You will be provided with gears and equipments while trying this activity. Enjoy this amazing activity for around 15 minutes and capture those happy moments underwater.

    Location: This activity can be best enjoyed in the Elephant beach, North Bay and Jolly Bouy.

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    Snorkeling in the Andamans

    Snorkeling in the Andamans

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    O1,850

  • 04Visit the Limestone Caves, Baratang Island

    Visit the Limestone Caves, Baratang Island

    Love exploring the caves and its mysteries? Then this is one of those must visit places in Andaman. These limestone caves are formed by massive sediment rock. Just half an hour ride from the Baratang Island on a ferry through wide stream you will be mesmerized by the whole place. One can find gigantic limestones which are made of sedimentary rocks. 

    Feel the thrill as you pass through the narrow cave and discover it to its core. Some of the caves are so thick that one has to burn a light to witness what’s inside. Another thing is that the cave can be tricky at the time so always wear shoes while walking here.

    Location: The Island lies 150 km north from Port Blair.

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    Adventure at Baratang Island with Limestone Caves

    Adventure at Baratang Island with Limestone Caves

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    h13 HourslBaratang Island

    O2,999

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    O2,499

  • 05Mangrove Kayaking at Mayabunder

    Mangrove Kayaking at Mayabunder

    Kick off the exciting Mangrove Kayaking activity with initial training on how to use a kayak near the Havelock Island. With no prior experience of paddling required for this activity, you are set to go to explore the rich Mangroves at Havelock Island. The 2.5 hour journey will be a reviving ride in the silent waters as you explore the rich diversity of the Mangroves while the sounds of birds chirping all along soothe your experience. With refreshments along the route, you will fall in love with this one-of-its-kind exploration in the Mangroves at Havelock Island which takes you close to nature and allows you to witness the exotic flora and fauna of Andaman Island.

    Location: Havelock Island

    Price: The indicative price for Kayaking starts from INR 3,500 per adult, which includes refreshments and life jackets along with the cost of a certified trainer for kayaking.

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    Kayaking in Andaman

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    h2 HourslHavelock Island

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    O3,500

  • 06Enjoy Walking Underwater While Sea Walking

    Enjoy Walking Underwater While Sea Walking

    Havelock Island is arguably the most exciting place to explore on your trip to the Andaman Island owing to the endless adventures that the Andaman Sea has to offer. Indulge in sea walking at 15-25 feet under the sea level and witness the breathtaking coral reefs of Andaman. Sea Walking is one of the most adventurous things to do in Andaman as if offers you an opportunity to uncover the mysteries of the underwater world. 

    Don the gear and get ready to witness the spectacle of colourful, exotic fishes swimming past you. Experience the underwater silence and feel solitude while you plunge into the majestic underwater. Get clicked by the underwater photographers while you are sea walking as it serves as a lifelong memory of your close shave with marine life.

    Location: Havelock Island

    Price: The indicative price for Sea Walking in Havelock Island starts from INR 3,500.

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    Sea Walking at North Bay

    Sea Walking at North Bay

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  • 07Visit Radhanagar Beach

    Visit Radhanagar Beach

    Radhanagar Beach, also known as Beach No. 7 is an incredibly astounding beach located on the gorgeous Andaman Island. It is counted among the most beautiful beaches of Asia and is a perfect spot to bask in the midst of nature's bounty. This beauty is situated just 7 kilometers away from Vijaynagar Beach and Dolphin Yatri Niwas and about 12 kilometers from Havelock Island. 

    The lush and verdant trees on the side of beach offers visitors a chance to unwind and relish the serenity and nature's charm. The place also has breathtaking sunsets. One can enjoy activities like sunbathing, swimming and basking in the sun here.

    Best time to visit: The best time to be here is from October to February when the temperature ranges between 15°C and 34°C.

    How to reach: One has to take a seaplane or catamaran from Port Blair to reach this beach. There are two other government boats that connect Havelock and Port Blair.

    Radhanagar and Kalapathar Beach Tour

    Radhanagar and Kalapathar Beach Tour

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    O1,300

  • 08Travel in Sea Plane

    Travel in Sea Plane

    Get a chance to explore the beautiful Andaman while taking a sea plane ride through the stunning beauty of the island. Experience Andaman like never before and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the whole island.  Appreciate the astounding elevated perspective of Cellular Jail, Ross Island, North Bay Island, Mount Harriet and Sailing Ships amid your fly. The place is equipped with all the facilities of modern day world and has the capacity to carry 8-10 passengers. 

    This sea plane gives you the best involvement of your life. The sea planes on which you will travel can travel up to 250 kms in around a hour and can easily land on the surface if you want.

     Location: Opposite Premier Industry, Dairy Farm Road, Port Blair

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    Seaplane Ride from Havelock to Port Blair

    Seaplane Ride from Havelock to Port Blair

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    O4,500

  • 09Visit the Famous Cellular Jail

    Visit the Famous Cellular Jail

    Also known as Kala Pani Cellular Jail is another best attraction in the Andaman and Nicober Islands which is a must visit for you.  This jail is considered to have many histories hidden inside it.  The jail was built with bricks which are brought from Burma. The Cellular Jail is one of the murkiest sections in the historical backdrop of India.  History has it that the Andaman Island was used as a jail dates back to 1857. 

    The jail was used by the British particularly to banish political detainees to the remote archipelago. Notable persons like Batukeshwar Dutt, Yogendra Shukla and Vinayak Savarkar were among the detainee here. Today, this jail is famous among the people as a memorial monument.

    Location: Atlanta Point, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744104

    Timings: Opens from 9AM–1PM and 2 PM –5PM.


  • 10Enjoy the Sunset at Chidiya Tapu

    Enjoy the Sunset at Chidiya Tapu

    Visit the best sunset viewing spot in Port Blair at the Chidiya Tapu, also known as “Sunset Point” and “Bird Island”. Located at a distance of 30 km from the main city, the island is also a popular spot for bird watching. If you are a nature lover who wants to spend some alone time with nature, trekking to the Chidiya Tapu is one of the best things to do in Andaman as it promises to offer a calming experience while the Sun plays hide and seek behind the clouds. 

    The dramatic colours of the evening sky at Chidiya Tapu are certain to send you on a tranquil trip as you stare into the horizon, witnessing the spectacular golden globe taking shelter into the sea. Experience solitude while strolling on the beach and click pictures at the driftwoods at Chidiya Tapu.

    Location: Port Blair

    Price: Free of cost


    Half Day City Tour with Chidhiyatapu

    Half Day City Tour with Chidhiyatapu

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    h8 HourslPort Blair

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    O1,800

  • 11Get Acquainted with the Dolphin with Dolphin Glass Bottom Boat

    Get Acquainted with the Dolphin with Dolphin Glass Bottom Boat

    Reveal the magnificence of the submerged kingdom lying underneath the Andaman Sea, without getting your toes wet. There are new custom vessels which will take you to a different world with the rich marine life. Get a chance to witness the fish swimming and the rich corals underwater beckoning you to explore more and more. One can clearly see the widely varied vegetation submerged. 

    This glass boat will take you to variety of places where you can spot dolphin as well. Feel the thrill as you head out in this boat tour along with your loved ones. You will enjoy this one of a kind activity for around 60 minutes and then return back to the water sports complex.

    Location: Opposite Premier Industry,Dairy Farm Road, Port Blair - 744103, Andaman and Nicobar.

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    Dolphin Glass Bottom Boat Ride in Andaman

    Dolphin Glass Bottom Boat Ride in Andaman

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    O3,500

  • 12Discover the Beauty while Trekking

    Discover the Beauty while Trekking

    Trekking in the marvellous hillocks and thick forests in Andaman promises a close shave with nature. Andaman has the most alluring treks, and you are bound to fall in love with the place while exploring the quaint island. The most popular and surreal treks in Andaman which you can take to make your outing memorable include trails from Mount Harriet to Madhuban, Chidia Tapu to Kala Pahaad, 

    Havelock to Elephant Beach Diglipur Island to Raman Caves and Saddle Peak. For trekking enthusiasts and nature lovers, a trek in the Baratang Island is one of the best things to do in Andaman as it offer an opportunity to explore the virgin places of Andaman.

    Location: Mount Harriet to Madhuban, Chidia Tapu to Kala Pahaad, Havelock to Elephant Beach Diglipur Island to Raman Caves and Saddle Peak are the popular treks in Andaman.

    Price: Varies according to the trek

    Explore the beautiful islands in Andaman & its beaches & get mesmerized by the beautiful views, silky sand & crystal clear water.

    Adventure Trekking at Chidiyatapu

    Adventure Trekking at Chidiyatapu

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    h1 HourlChidiya Tapu

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    O1,300

  • 13Head Out for a Barren Island Volcano Tour

    Just as the name suggests, the Barren Island wears a deserted look as it is barren and uninhabited. Visit the only active volcano in India at the Barren Island and experience chills down the spine with this offbeat excursion which promises a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in the Indian territory. 

    With a few bird species, bats like flying foxes and rats inhabiting the place, exploring the Barren Island is one of the spookiest things to do in Andaman. This unusual yet exciting excursion promises a fun-filled ride on the island located in the middle of the sea with no sign of human inhabitation in sight.

    Location: Barren Island, 138 km northeast of port Blair, in the Andaman Sea.

    Price: The indicative cost of a shared trip to Barren Island is INR 20,000 and the trip, lasting 8 to 10 hours, promises unparalleled adventure.


  • 14Get Acquainted with the Viper Island

    Lying 4 kms west of Port Blair is the Viper Island which is another famous tourist destination. This is another best things to do in Andaman and Nicobar. Those of you who are looking for some serenity this is the perfect place for you. As the name goes, this island got its name for the number of vipers which are found in this region. 

    The islands are well known for the ruins of a prison that goes before the cell imprison or the Kaala paani. This prison was said to had many political prisoners from India’s during the time of Independence. But still this place is still popular among the people and is a favorite attraction among the people. It is always better to book tour packages of Andaman which include Viper Island tour.

    Location: The Viper Island lies 4 km west of Port Blair.


  • 15Visit Elephant Beach

    Visit Elephant Beach
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    Visit the enchanting, white sand Elephant Beach at the Havelock Island to revive yourself and hold the moment forever. With coral reefs starting from depths less than a metre, you will be entitled to witness the magical world of marine species in the pristine, turquoise waters of Andaman Sea. Take a boat ride to the beach, passing through the lighthouse, making your sojourn enticing. 

    If you are an adventure enthusiast, you can indulge in water adventure activities such as snorkelling and cruising near the captivating beach. There is a lot more for adventure enthusiasts as they can trek and explore the thick forests en route to the beach.

    Location: Havelock Island

    Price: The indicative price for snorkelling at Elephant Beach starts at INR 950. Cost of visiting the beach depends on your mode of transport and package details. The cost may vary depending on the activities undertaken at the Elephant Beach.


    Snorkeling and Boating at Elephant Beach, Andaman

    Snorkeling and Boating at Elephant Beach, Andaman

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  • 16Go for a Helicopter Tour

    Helicopter ride in the Andaman is one of the most sought activities here. Experience something different from the usual while heading out for a helicopter ride in the Andaman. Ride from the South Andaman to North Andaman in this helicopter tour. This tour is a very romantic tour of Andaman for honeymoon couples.

    What’s more, you will be riding above the majestic coastlines of the dense tropical forest and clear blues sea.  You will also be taken some exotic destination on this helicopter tour. Your journey will be for around 3 hours. So, this time just go for this exciting helicopter tour in the Andamans.A helicopter ride will be one of the best experience in  Andaman tour diaries.

    Location: Experience Andamans Tours Pvt. Ltd. Opposite Cooperative Bank, Dairy Farm, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

  • 17Witness the Bioluminescence at Havelock Island

    Witness the Bioluminescence at Havelock Island

    Make your vacation a fairy-tale by witnessing the galaxy under your feet at the Havelock Island! Indulge in bioluminescent kayaking at the Havelock Island or simply stroll on the island on a moonless night, and if you are lucky enough, spot the illuminating ocean waters and beach under your feet! The magical experience is certain to leave you spellbound as the phytoplankton in the sea waters light up and create a visual delight for you to captivate for a lifetime. 

    Experience the stars touching your feet with every swish, and make the most of your trip to the Andaman by giving it a romantic touch at the Havelock Island. If you are indulging in night kayaking, it is desirable to have some kayaking experience before you set off to savour remarkable moments.

    Location: Havelock Island

    Price: Depends on the activities undertaken.

    Kayaking Trip in Havelock, Andaman Islands

    Kayaking Trip in Havelock, Andaman Islands

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  • 18Get a Bird’s Eye View While Parasailing

    Make your Andaman vacation a special one while you try this adventurous water sports in Andaman. This sport is a blend of water and airborne experience which will give you the best experience of your life. Discover the most unknown part of the island while trying this thrilling activity. You will get a whole new perspective of the region. The person seeking after parasailing is towed behind a boat, while appended to a parachute. 

    The vessel quickens over the water and lifts you high into the air. The parasailor has practically zero control over the parachute. In Andaman Parasailing is extremely renowned in oceans with moderately quiet waters. Minimum time for parasailing will be 5-10 minutes.

    Location: Parasailing can be best enjoyed in the Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex in the Andaman.

  • 19Spend Some Time at Wandoor Beach

    Another destination which is a must vist for you in the Andaman is the Wandoor beach. Drawing a lot of tourist during the peak season Wandoor is well-known beach in Port Blair. This is another of the things to do in Andaman and Nicobar. Many tourist visit Jolly Buoy from Wandoor beach, Port Blair. There are many hotels in Andaman that are close to this beach and tourist can easily visit this from their hotels.

     Be it the natural beauty of the region or the fascinating views you will have the best time of your life. And moreover if you are adventure seekers then you can head out for a short trek to the nearby region. You can head out for a wonderful trek in the morning which is considered as the best time.

    Location: The beach lies in a small village near the southern tip of South Andaman

  • 20Dolphin Watching

    Another of the favorite activity in Andaman which is a must try for you is dophin watching. Nothing can be a better place for you then Andaman where you can meet the friendliest creature on earth.  As your boat slowly takes you to the ocean you can spot many dolphins playing in the ocean. Enjoy this beautiful sight of the ocean in their local habitat and capture some of the moments in your lens. 

    The lalaji bay is very famous for dolphin spotting in Andaman. As the waters are warm here so a lot of dolphin swim across the ocean during the daytime.

    Location: One can go for dolphin spotting in North passage / Lalji bay or the Havelock islands.

  • 21Rubber Plantations Visit

    Get a chance to learn about the rubber making process while taking a rubber plantation tour. One of the biggest in the zone, ten thousand elastic trees populates this estate. This little known ranch in South Andaman has a passageway with many brilliant cocoa sheets of drying elastic welcome the inquisitive drifter. The columns of exquisite trees wearing covering skirts are a sight to see. 

    The procedure begins with accumulation of elastic, called "tapping" from the trees and is later moved through manual rollers into elastic sheets in the handling unit. While not the best noticing spot to be in, the outing will be justified regardless of the while. Aside from elastic, coconut, beetel nut and flavors like cinnamon and cloves are additionally become here.


  • 22Enjoy a Lavish Cruise with M.V Makruzz

    If you want to taste luxury in the Andaman then this is definitely something you should try. This is another best things to do in Andaman. M.V Makruzz is a privately owned ship and provides services from Port Blair to Haavelock Islands. This boat is owned by MAK logistic Private Limited and provides you with the most luxurious ride. The ship is equipped with all the day to day art facilities and even has private rooms.  

    Enjoy the most lavish ride while you head out for a tour to the island. Soak in the beauty of your surroundings while you ride on this boat.

    Check other Cruise Packages in Andaman as they are very famous among tourists.

    Location: Airport Authority Colony, Delanipur, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

    Price: The approximate price starts from Rs 1200 per person.

  • 23 Stare at the Famous Mud Volcanoes, Diglipur

    If you are looking for some other things to do in Andaman and Nicobar then this is the perfect fit for you.  Head out to Diglipur in the Andaman to enjoy the sight of the mud volcanoes which bubbles out from the mud. Mud volcano is a natural wonder covered up in the thick backwoods of North Andaman. These amazing craters are formed by the natural gas emitted by the underground decaying matters. 

    Witness the sight of how the small mud volcanoes drift out of the ground creating a different view for all. One can see a heap of mud and little gurgling puddles. There are around 41 dynamic sloppy pit which can be seen floating out of the mud. Its time you head out for this amazing sight while in Adaman. Don't worry if you are not interested in visiting this place, tourist attractions in Andaman are numerous and you won't be bored during your tour.

    Location: Mud Volcanoes is located approximately 45 kilometres from the southern tip of Baratang. Baratang.

  • 24Go Island Hopping

    The islands of Andaman and Nicobar are famous for its serene, white sandy beaches characterized by sparkling blue waters. The untouched stretches of white sand beaches, gigantic forests, marine life and stunning hues of sky force you to see as much of it as you can. Thus, island hopping is one of the ultimate things to do in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. In the boundaries of Andaman, very few islands are accessible for visitors and when it comes to Nicobar, tourists are unfortunate as it is out of bounds for everyone except for locals of Nicobar and government servants posted in these islands.

    Location: Some of the best islands that should surely make it on your list of island hopping are Ross Island, Port Blair, Havelock Island, Long Island, Hut Bay Island, Baratang Island and Neil Island. The experience of island hopping is like finding a treasure chest on these mystic islands.
  • 25Visit Forest Museum

    Forest Museum is a famous attraction for its wide collection related to forest and the assortment of trees and is located on the outskirts of Port Blair. This attraction is at a distance of about 10 kilometers from Central Port Blair. It can be considered as a must visit place in Port Blair with major attractions that are set on display being artefacts made from timber, gurjan, oak, satin wood and padauk. The displayed artefacts reflect the rich and dense flora found in the islands and are managed by the forest department of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. 

    The forest department also carries out researches and the outcomes of these research activities can be clearly seen in this museum. To add flavour for the tourists, the museum also incorporates a mini zoo and a small zoological garden inside the building. It is a place worth visiting for all, especially for groups who have children along.

    Location: 10 kilometers from central Port Blair

  • 26Visit to Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park

    Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is a collection of 15 untouched islands with most alluring coral reefs and marine lives in the country. It is endowed with lush, verdant mangrove cover making it a visual delight with secluded beaches acting as the cherry on top. As most of these islands are protected, they remain inaccessible. It is spread over 281 square kilometers and encompasses myriad lagoons, coral reefs, rainforests, mangrove creek, angelfish, Giant Robber Crab, Lion or Scorpion Fish, Grouper Fish, Butterfly fishes, and Surgeon fishes are some of the endangered fish species that one can see here. 

    Tourists also get to spot a number of reptiles, birds, and mammals. Tourists can go for the snorkeling between Jolly Buoy and Red Skin. Trekking, island camping, and scuba diving are some of the other adventure activities that one can take part in.

    Location: SH8, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

    Entry Fee: INR 50 per head

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Havelock Island

Being one of the topnotch attractions in Andaman is the sublime Havelock Island brimming with silky beaches and exuberant greenery. A lot of tourist locations, resorts, hotels, attractions and much more are creating the perfect background to Havelock Island to host as many tourists as possible. This is the largest of all the islands in Andaman and comprises of a lot of small islands. The administration in Havelock promotes eco-tourism on a large scale.

The lighthouse established in 2005 at the northern part of the island gives additional recognition for the island. The accommodation options on Havelock will let you be surprised. Ranging from high-end, luxurious resorts to camps with basic amenities, the stay arrangements done by the administrative people here are unbelievable.

Highlights: The long stretches of different types of beaches are the main highlight to be pointed out. Declared the best beaches in the world, almost all of them are blissfully located on Havelock Island, connected to closely to the main boat jetty on the island.  

Elephant Beach, Radhanagar Beach, Vijaynagar Beach, Kalapathar Beach which are known in numbers also are proclaimed to have the highest number of tourists every year as there are many beautiful hotels in Andaman, to provide the ultimate relaxation in holidays. The green fringed shorelines, the clear sea water, the colourful marine animals, the long coral reefs, the wild fauna and flora bring forth the astounding picture of Havelock incomparably beautiful.

Activities: Snorkeling and diving are the favourite activities done on the islands though other major water based activities like boating and kayaking are frequently done.

Distance from Port Blair: Havelock Island is lying 42 kms northeast of the capital city, Port Blair. There are regular boat services by the Directorate of Shipping Services which connect Phoenix Bay jetty in Port Blair to Havelock daily.

 

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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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Neil Island

A tiny island located to the south of Andaman is Neil Island, brimming with less explore marine diversity, coral reefs, long beaches and bewitching greenery. Being one of the tourist destinations in Andaman, Neil is so happy to become the host with revealing all what it has. A romantically silent island unlike the hustle of Havelock Island, Neil Island is termed as the vegetable bowl of Andaman. A perfect place to simply relax and chill is the beaches here and the deserted shores are favourite to those who love to relax in utmost peace.

In two hours, one can explore the island by walking around. It got the name Neil after the British Brigadier General James Neill who stubbornly dealt with the rebels during the 1857 Mutiny. The rich cultivation of paddy is found in Neil Island that belongs to the Ritchies’ Arhcipelago between Havelock Island and Rose Island. One should add this Island to their itinerary if they planning a trip to Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Highlights: One of the major highlights of Neil Island is Neil Kendra, a beautiful curving bay full of white sand and holding the major jetty of the island made attracting by disarraying numerous colourful wooden fishing boats. Known to be the heart of the island, Neil Kendra has Bharatpur Beach on its left and Laxmanpur Beach on the right. The richest collection of marine lives and coral reefs have given Neil Island the peculiarity of being one of the most thrilling scuba diving sites on the island. In addition to diving, Neil Island is home to those who love snorkeling, swimming, birding, cycling etc.

Activities: Glass bottom ride and snorkelling are the major activities available on Neil Island though there are enough opportunities to do diving and other prime adventure activities.

Distance from Port Blair: The island belongs to the South Andaman district is located about 36 km northeast from Port Blair.

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Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach in Andaman has ranked 8th among the top ten beautiful beaches in the world based on travellers reviews and rating available on multiple sources and Radhanagar Beach deserves it for many reasons. One of the most ravishing beauty in Andaman with a lot of tourists visiting it every year, Radhanagar Beach is the gem of Havelock Island. 500 meters away from the beach, one can see only the expansive blue water and the lush green tropical forests but when you reach the beach, the sights are apparently awe-inspiring.

 Radhanagar is commonly called as Beach No.7 and this is one of the closest beach located near to Havelock Island ferry tier. The silky beach is kids friendly as well so that families are found in plenty on the beach to spend their vacation or a short holiday. There is nothing to be worried as the coast guards are roaming around always and the number of people here will be a pleasant sight to see. Andaman honeymoon packages itinerary always includes Havelock Island.

Activities: Snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving, boating, parasailing etc are some of the most commonly seen activities on the beach and among them Scuba Diving is the best as it offers the clear interaction with the wide range of marine animals and coral reefs around living in harmony. 

The turquoise water gives a rejuvenating experience while you swim across or do snorkelling and since the number of tourists are relatively higher, the Government opens more opportunities for them to spend an ample time on the beach. As it is a superb place adventure lovers also would covet, the fame it has achieved international importance in no time. You must book a Andaman tour including snorkelling, to make your holiday much more special.

Distance from Port Blair: From Port Blair it will take more than three hours to reach Radhanagar Beach as it is located about 72 kms away from the capital city.

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Baratang Island

One of the aboriginal tribes of Andaman lives in Baratang Island, a highly blessed region with years-old wilderness. Earlier, the tribes did not let outside people to enter their community but presently, Baratang Island is a vibrant tourist destination as people love to spend time amidst the huge forests, limestone caves, mangrove ranges and the mud volcanoes.

Baratang is a part of the Great Andaman Chain with an area of 243 sq.kilometers and that marks it as the main island of the group. Middle Andaman is lying to the north and South Andaman in the south of Baratang Island. And it belongs to Rangat Taluk. 

Highlights: The active mud volcanoes are the highlights of Baratang Island along with the abundant mangrove forests and evergreen rainforests and the limestone caves located beyond the forests. So adventure lovers find Baratang as a wise choice to indulge in mind blowing trekking and nature walk. Among the multiple number of mud volcanoes, jalki, as the locals call it, is the famous one.

Activity: Nature walk through the wild forests and the extensive mangrove forests is one of the prime activities done on Baratang Island. Boating, trekking, hiking etc are some of the other, identified activities available on the island. For a comforting stay after a day full of activities, you must check the resorts in Andaman.

Distance from Port Blair: The island is located about 150 kms north of Port Blair and one can reach the island by ferry services only.


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Elephant Beach

Settled on the sands of Havelock Island, Elephant Beach is a reveling beauty well presented by the long coral reefs and the shining shoreline. A peaceful beach with pure serenity and silent ambience will offer the visitors a soothing melody and that would be the perfect time to relax, to walk around with your love or just to do sunbathing. 

Among the different beach on Havelock Island, Elephant Beach has a special significance because of its friendly atmosphere and not so crowded shoreline. In addition to the adventurous activities such as snorkeling and scuba diving, tourists find time to do boating and similar activities on the beach. 

The clear water, the calm waves, the cool breeze and the magnificent sights on the shore have their own impacts on the number of people visiting the beach. You must check other islands of Andaman consisting of great beaches and make your tour marvellous by visiting them.

Highlights: The long array of private boats, fishing boats and buoys extend a riveting beauty to the beach. Moreover, it is a kid friendly beach as well so that families are found here aplenty. The huge shoreline is the key factor behind the countless visitors appear on the beach every day. 

During monsoon also, tourists would love to come to Elephant Beach. People have reported that at times, the wild elephants from the nearby forests come to the beach and stroll along the white sandy bed.

Activities: An ideal place for snorkeling and scuba diving is Elephant Beach though boating and other fun, water based activities are also done by the visitors often. Tourists have experienced the best sea walking as well on Elephant Beach.

Distance from Port Blair: Elephant Beach is located on the famous Havelock Island. It is lying about 69 kms away from the capital city of Andaman, Port Blair. One can reach the beach via boat from Havelock jetty after reaching there from Port Blair by road or by boat.

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Diglipur

A marvelous town in the north part of Andaman Islands is Diglipur, an amicable tiny town with a lot of good people around. For eco- friendly tourists, this town is an inevitable choice. Though the marine life is the prominent feature of this town but the cultivation of orange and rice has enormous importance in the economy of Diglipur.

Highlights: Lamiya Bay Beach is a highlight of the town, it is located a few kilometers away from Kalipur Beach. The beach is lying in the foothills of Saddle peak, the highest one in Andaman. Around 20 kms from Diglipur is the green Shyamnagar covered by thick jungles and why Shyamnagar is a priority for tourists is because of the presence of mud volcanoes here. Kalipur Beach and Ramangar Beach are the other famous beaches at Diglipur and they are famous for turtle nesting. Moreover, visitors are quite eager to visit Alfred Caves as well where a huge collections of limestone structures are found.

Activities: Since there are plenty of beaches, caves, greenery etc, Diglipur offers the visitors a huge number of activities ranging from refreshing trekking through the jungles to the water based activities like island hopping, snorkeling, boating, fishing etc. Near to Diglipur there are famous spots to do multiple activities.

Distance from Port Blair: Lying 290 kms away from Port Blair, the small town of Diglipur that can be connected by boat from both Port Blair and Mayabunder. The boat services from Port Blair are available twice a week. But one can reach the town by road via ATR from Port Blair.

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Vijaynagar Beach

Known as Beach No.5 is Vijaynagar Beach in the north east part of Havelock Island. Very remote from the crowded locations on Havelock Island, Vijaynagar Beach is close to heart for those who love to spend time in utmost calmness. The regular touch of the sapphire blue water on the pearl like sandy beach makes no noise and it is one of the reasons why tourists chosen it as the perfect space for romantic couples and families. Don't forget to check the resorts for couples in Andaman.

The beauty of the beach has been praised so much by those who visited it. It is always better to come here freely, just to roam around, or to float on the shallow water, or to read under the large shade given by the huge trees on the shore or to do sunbathing. The collection of Mahua trees and palms is the significant ornament making the beach a splendid place to sit back and relax as much as time one wants to. This is one of the magnificent attractions in Andaman.

Highlights: A photographer's paradise is Vijaynagar Beach; especially the sunrise views from the beach is incomparably magnificent. When the sun’s fresh rays spread all over the wide sea, the entire atmosphere starts blushing in all possible colours and there is no better sight from the beach would satiate a photographic mind. The native birds appear during the fresh mornings add effective colours to the sunrise pictures.

Activity: The beach is recognized for relaxed swimming and sunbathing. Adventure activities are not yet a fashion on this inevitable part of Havelock Island.

Distance from Port Blair: Vijaynagar Beach is located at a distance of about 38 kms from Port Blair but from Havelock jetty the beach is lying 9 kms away only.

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