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Must Visit Places in Andamans

Updated: May 28, 2022

Planning for vacation? You might be really bored sitting home during lockdown and for an escape, we bring you the list of exhilarating places that will take your breath away.

With the national borders closed, and an eternal crave for just going out far where you can breathe that fresh air, feel that cool breeze on your face and let the wind blow your hair, Andaman Islands is one of the places to visit in India where you can plan your trip post lockdown.

Here, we have listed the best places in Andaman that are just worth a visit in your lifetime. The floating islands in Bay of Bengal are considered as the Paradise Islands of India. It won't be wrong saying that Andaman is one of the coolest tourist attractions in India. So, be ready to take the adventure in Andaman. Andamans is a heaven on earth with pleasant weather, tranquillizing sceneries, and incredible history. The emerald archipelago consists of 572 islands with only 37 inhabited. We are suggesting 6 must visit attractions, that you have to include in your bucket list.

Baratang Island (Ranchiwalas Island)

Our first suggestion of the best places in Andaman is Baratang island. You need at least one day to enjoy the beauty and scenic views of this place. This place is approx. 100km away from the capital Port Blair.

You can hire a private cab or catch a government bus to reach here. In this trip, you enjoy the enchanting beauty of the dense tropical forests, mangrove creeks, the Jarawa tribes, limestone cave and the only mud volcano of India. Aren't these amazing things to witness with bare eyes? Read more.

Havelock Island

Famous for the Radhanagar beach which is known to be the one of the best beaches in Asia, Havelock island is grabbing the second spot for the best places in Andamans.

sunset beach, must visit Radhanagar beach of Havelock Island
Sunset at Radhanagar beach, Havelock Island

It takes around 2-3 hours to reach here by ferry from the capital city, Port Blair. Not only the most famous Radhanagar beach, every coast of this island has white silky sand beaches, blue-green waters, beautiful corals, cozy resorts and mesmerizing mangrove forests. So, if you are the one who is looking for adventure in Andaman, then this is the place. Yes, you can do scuba diving, snorkeling, night kayaking, trekking, and whatnot. In search of places to visit in Andaman, don't forget to hit the Elephant and Kalapathar beach as well. These are the two most beautiful beaches to enjoy the sunset and the sunrise.

Neil Island

Generally coupled with Havelock Island trip, Neil island is attracting many tourists with its untouched pristine beaches, making it the third must visit islands of Andaman.

This tiny island spans over an area of 13.7 sq km with a few popular spots to visit, viz., Bharatpur Beach, Laxmanpur Beach, Sitapur Beach, and The Natural Bridge. This island is well known for its unexplored coral reefs and white sandy beaches, so needless to say, scuba diving and snorkeling are the must do activities on the island. Bharatpur beach of this island is the hub of water sports activities, located near to the Neil jetty. You cannot miss the magical sunset at Laxmanpur Beach, sitting under huge tropical trees, end your day as the sun goes down to the ocean, away from the material world, listening to the ocean talk to you, a long walk on sand alongside the beach, spending unforgettable time with your loved one; this exuberant experience is exceptional. This is the actual USP of this island and if you are at Neil island, you cannot compromise on your visit to Laxmanpur Beach.

Chidiya Tapu Beach (Port Blair City)

As the name suggests, Chidiya Tapu is famous for the variety of birds you can find. This sunset beach in Port Blair City is one of the favorite spots of our tourists.

Chidiya Tapu is a must visit beach in Port Blair and hence we suggest it as fourth on your list. Reaching here would take approx. 30mins by road. It is 20km away from Hotel Horizon Hues and famous for its natural beauty. However, many visitors come here to witness the birds chirping and soothing sunset. This beach has the best sunset point in Andaman. There is also a mini-zoo close to the beach where you can see fascinating wild creatures.

Ross Island (Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Island)

It is another most amazing places to visit in Andaman. It is approx. 2km away from the capital city, that's why it is the most visited place in Port Blair.

Ross Island was the administrative headquarter of British empire, and thereby it is famous for being a historic island in Andaman. Apart from the thrilling histories this place carries, it is equally rich in flora and fauna with peacocks, deers and huge trees surrounding all around. And yes, the watchtower! this is one must visit point of the islands. Read more

North Bay beach

When you plan to have adventure activities in Port Blair, then North Bay is the island to choose which is equally distant as Ross Island from the Marine jetty of Port Blair city.

This adventure island provides various activities ranging from scuba diving, snorkeling, para-sailing, sea walk, glass bottom ride to view coral reef under the sea and many more. North bay beach is one of the finest places to visit in Andaman and globally. Generally, this place is clubbed with the Ross Island visit giving you the perfect blend of history, scenic views and the adventure for a day. The tourists who plan to have the adventure in Port Blair must prefer North Bay Island as a must visit. Though few of the activities are also available at Havelock and Neil Islands, but North Bay has got to give you more than you can expect.

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