Andaman – the archipelago of hundreds of islands – is one of the most exciting places you can go to for a vacation. May it be a romantic honeymoon, thrilling friends group vacation, or fun-filled family holiday, Andaman has something for everyone! With its exotic beaches, rich marine biodiversity, adrenaline pumping activities, and amazing weather, Andaman is the perfect holiday destination. Using this guide, pick out all that you would love to see, and get in touch with Andaman Holiday Packages to help you plan the perfectly customized travels in Andaman for you.
This is the capital of Andaman and is the only destination you will reach when you travel to the island from your city; may it be through air or sea. While you are here, you can’t miss out visiting the most famous Cellular Jail – the place where prisoners were kept during India’s struggle for freedom. It also showcases a light and sound show every evening, which is the highlight of the place. Other places you can visit here are Ross Island, Viper Island, Corbyn’s Cove, Chidiya Tapu, Mount Harriet, and many other sightseeing places. Port Blair will require you to stay for 3-4 days for a complete tour. The island provides many budget-friendly accommodation and food options, along with easy-to-rent bikes, cabs, and auto rickshaws. You can also enjoy t he amazing mix of cocktails and mocktails at night at two most famous bars while you are here – Sea Sip and Nico Bar. While you are at Port Blair, make sure to visit Baratang Island, which is a little north to the capital, and is famous for its mud volcanos, limestone caves, and mangrove forests.
Havelock is the largest of the islands of the Andaman archipelago. It is a major tourist attraction where stands the most famous Radhanagar Beach, which has been awarded the “Best Beach Of Asia” award. This is also the most preferred spots for scuba diving. Another famous beach is the Elephant Beach, where you can enjoy relaxing walks along the shores or thrilling water sports. And, while you are here, you can also enjoy the night life and disco at the Venom Bar. 2-3 days at Havelock Island is what you need.
This island is well known for its beaches that are named after the mythological characters of the epic Ramayana. These include Ramnagar Beach, Laxmanpur Beach, Sitapur Beach, and Bharatpur Beach. The Natural Bridge is also a famous sightseeing spot in Neil Island, if beaches are not what you want to visit all the time. 1 day for the Nil Island is enough to explore all of that mentioned above.
These are the three main spots that you must visit while planning your travels in Andaman. After spending a week or so visiting these islands, if you are left with more time, and are in the mood of moving further across the island to experience other places, there is a list of many more! These include Dhani Nalla Beach, Aamkunj Beach, Karmatang Beach, Diglipur Island, Long Island, and Little Andaman Island.
No matter where you are, make sure you experience all sorts of water activities at Andaman, which include snorkeling, scuba diving, underwater walking, parasailing, glass bottom boat riding, jet skiing, and kayaking. Also, try to experience trekking along the mangroves for a once-in-a-lifetime experience!