Planning a trip to Andaman? With hundreds of islands comprising the archipelago, only a few of them are inhabited. And out of those few, there are three main islands that you must visit on your trip to Andaman – Port Blair, Havelock, and Neil. Although you have the guide below to help you know all that you can do and see at these islands, you can always approach Andaman Holiday Packages to arrange an entire Andaman package tour for you, perfectly customized as per your preferences and choices.
Visiting Port Blair
Whether you are planning to travel to Andaman by air or by sea, you will have to land only at Port Blair, the capital of the island. Thus, this is the first stop you will make on your trip. While you are here, you can’t afford missing out on visiting the Cellular Jail, which is an integral part of the history of the Indian independence movement. You can see how prisoners led a life in this jail during those times. Also, you can experience the beautifully amazing light and sound show held there every evening. Other sightseeing places include the Bird Island for watching the sunset, Madhuban to explore exotic flora and fauna, Jolly Buoy for snorkeling and sea walking, and the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park for spending a relaxed evening with Nature. And, for the best food to tingle your taste buds, arrange for a meal at New Lighthouse Restaurant.
Visiting Havelock Island
The next destination for you should be Havelock Island – the largest island of the archipelago – with its pristine beaches and crystal clear waters. Don’t miss out on the Radhanagar Beach while you are there. It is one of the most beautiful beaches, which has in fact been voted as the best beach in Asia, and world’s 7th best beach! Other beaches you can visit include Vijayanagar Beach, Elephant Beach, and Kala Patthar Beach. Along with walking along the shores and enjoying the sunrise and sunset, you can also indulge in various water activities like sea walking, snorkeling, scuba diving, and jet skiing. While you are there, make sure you have a meal at the Red Snapper Restaurant, where you can get not only the best of non-veg food, but also varieties of Indian and Asian cuisines.
Visiting Neil Island
Neil Island has its own charm with the exclusive vegetation, sandy beaches, and pristine waters. You can explore the romance between you and your partner, and also find your true adventurous self in the lush green forests of the island. The beaches here are named after the mythical characters of the epic Ramayana like the Ramnagar Beach, Laxmanpur Beach, Sitapur Beach, and Bharatpur Beach. Visit these beaches to spoil yourself with amazing water sports and activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, underwater walking, and game fishing. Apart from these water activities, you can also indulge in activities like cycling, bird watching, and trekking.
These are three must-visit islands of Andaman. Once you are done with visiting them, and have some time left, you can also check out the other islands there including South Andaman Island, Little Andaman Island, Barren Island, and Baratang Island.