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Places to Visit in andaman-island

Andaman is one of the most beautiful islands in India that is blessed with wonderful beaches having crystal clear water. These islets are covered with dense forests comprising rich flora and fauna. Further, the islands in Andaman are famous for offering opportunities to enjoy various water sports like scuba diving, snorkelling, parasailing and banana rides. Moreover, the beaches are ideal for relaxing and sunbathing.

Each island of Andaman is unique and coveys a story. Some of the islands have historical significance while the others are home to some rare bird species. Interestingly, the only active volcano in India is located in Andaman. Known for their breathtaking views and colourful tribal people, all the tourist places in Andaman are nothing short of paradise for travellers.

The natives of Andaman Islands lead a simple lifestyle. They have been dwelling in forests for thousands of years. The Andaman Islands are native to four ‘Negrito’ tribes, such as Great Andamanese, Onge and Sentineles. All these tribes are hunter-gatherers. They hunt wild pig monitor lizards and other wild animals with bows and arrows.

Further, the weather in Andaman remains pleasant throughout the year. Notably, it has a moderate temperature all round the year. The best time to visit Andaman is the winters, starting from October to March.

Some of the popular places to visit in Andaman are:

● Diglipur
● North Bay Island
● Port Blair
● Neil Island
● Ross and Smith Islands
● Havelock Island

For a complete Andaman travel guide and some exciting Andaman packages, tourists can log onto the official website of Yatra.com to make their bookings.

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  • Best Time To Visit
    December - March
  • Altitude 2,402 ft. above sea level
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Attractions in andaman

Diglipur

Diglipur

Landmark

Spend approx 13 hours

Diglipur is one of the prime attractions in the islands of Andama...
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Ross and Smith Island

Ross and Smith Island

Island

Spend approx 4 hours

There is simply nothing like Ross and Smith Island that you will ...
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North Bay Island

North Bay Island

Island

Spend approx 3 hours

If you are on a trip to Andaman & Nicobar Islands, there is n...
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Baratang

Baratang

Beach

Spend approx 2 hours

If you are someone who loves to explore the hidden gems of a holi...
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Places to eat in andaman

Something Different - A Beachside Cafe

Something Different A Beachside Cafe

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 900

If you are on tour to Havelock Island, make sure you visit this b...
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Icy Spicy

Icy Spicy

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 500

Voted as one of the best vegetarian restaurants in Port Blair, Ic...
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Gagan Restaurant

Gagan Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 250

Tucked aside in a nook of Aberdeen Bazaar, Gagan Restaurant happe...
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Anju Coco Resto

Anju Coco Resto

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 600

One of Havelock’s best eateries, Anju Coco Resto invites you to e...
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Nightlife in andaman

The Wild Orchid

The Wild Orchid

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 900

Get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and take refuge ...
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Sea Sip

Sea Sip

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 400

Drop by this modish bar, located in Corbyn’s Cove of Andaman, and...
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Pink Fly - Lounge Bar

Pink Fly Lounge Bar

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 600

If you are on vacation to Andaman and in search of a decent place...
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Emerald Gecko

Emerald Gecko

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 600

Nestled amidst the lush greenery of the Andaman Islands, there li...
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Holiday Packages In andaman

  • andaman
    Andaman Super Saver - Winter JD
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.16,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • andaman
    Magical Andaman with Neil Island - GIT
    5 Nights, 6 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.42,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • andaman
    Andaman Fly and Stay
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.23,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Holiday Themes In andaman

  • andaman
    Beach Holidays
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.16,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • andaman
    Honeymoon Holidays
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.18,000
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • andaman
    Family Holidays
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.22,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Popular Domestic Destinations

  • manali
    manali
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.4,750
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • goa
    goa
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.6,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • kashmir
    kashmir
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.9,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Places to stay in andaman

  • Hotel King Safire
    Hotel King Safire
    Port Blair
    One night from
    Rs.5,050
  • Hotel Mainak
    Hotel Mainak
    Port Blair
    One night from
    Rs.3,000
  • A R Pride Residency
    A R Pride Residency
    Port Blair
    One night from
    Rs.2,700
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Popular Flights To andaman

    • CJBCoimbatore
      IXZPort Blair
    • Spicejet
      SG-3022
    • 20:30 09:35
      1 Stop
    • 13h 05m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.7,657
    • HYDHyderabad
      IXZPort Blair
    • Indigo
      6E-293
    • 05:10 07:55
      Non Stop
    • 02h 45m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.9,644
    • PNQPune
      IXZPort Blair
    • Spicejet
      SG-423
    • 03:10 09:35
      1 Stop
    • 06h 25m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.9,807
    • LKOLucknow
      IXZPort Blair
    • Indigo
      6E-278
    • 21:15 07:55
      1 Stop
    • 10h 40m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.10,810
    • GOIGoa
      IXZPort Blair
    • Indigo
      6E-259
    • 23:05 07:55
      1 Stop
    • 08h 50m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.13,824
    • VTZVishakhapatnam
      IXZPort Blair
    • Indigo
      6E-742
    • 22:10 07:55
      1 Stop
    • 09h 45m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.14,553
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Places To Visit In andaman island

Tourist places to visit in Andaman include the following:

● Diglipur: Located on the northern Andaman Island, Diglipur is a beautiful destination. Notably, it is popular for its beaches and marine life. Further, Kalipur Beach is known for turtle nesting. Moreover, beaches like Ramnagar Beach and Pathi Beach offer opportunities to enjoy snorkelling, scuba diving, trekking, etc.

● North Bay Island: It is a beautiful beach island that is located at the north of Port Blair. North Bay Island is also known as Coral Island. And, it has drawn its name from the underwater coral treasures it possesses. Moreover, the silky sand beaches lined with a green cover offers a mesmerising sight to the visitors.

● Port Blair: It is the capital of the union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. One of the most famous places in Andaman is the Cellular Jail which is located at Port Blair. The Cellular Jail was built by the British to house political prisoners. It was infamously known as ‘Kaala Paani’. Also, tourists must go for the light and sound show, which is conducted in the evening at the Cellular Jail. Further, Japanese Bunker, Samudrika Museum, Gandhi Park and Clock Tower are some of the other tourist attractions in Port Blair. Moreover, it houses shopping destinations like Aberdeen Bazaar and MG Road.

● Neil Island: Also known as a biodiversity hotspot, Neil Island is popular for its beautiful coral reef. The island is covered with dense tropical vegetation. Interestingly, all the beaches of the island are named after famous characters from Ramayana, for example, Ramnagar Beach, Sitapur Beach, Laxmanpur Beach and Bharatpur Beach. Further, one of the key attractions in the island is Neil Kendra. It is a beautiful cove of white sand lined with colourful, wooden fishing boats. Various water sports like glass bottom ride, scuba diving and snorkelling, among others, are popular among tourists on these beaches.

● Ross and Smith Islands: Popularly known as the Twin Island of North Andaman, Ross and Smith Islands are famous for the natural white-sand walk connecting the two islands. Certainly, the beaches are pristine and offer a mesmerising view. Also, the colour of the water changes with sunlight, which is a treat to eyes. Moreover, the islands are blessed with beautiful mangrove forest.

● Havelock Island: Havelock Island, the largest island in Andaman, is located around 40 km from Port Blair. It is named after the British General, Henry Havelock. The beaches are fringed with a green cover of tropical trees. Also, one of the biggest attractions here is the underwater walk that allows one to witness the diverse marine life. Further, there are popular scuba diving spots in the area include Seduction Point, Pilot Reef, Mac Point, Turtle Bay and Minerva Ledge. Not to forget, the Elephant Beach is the best location for snorkelling.

Andaman sightseeing by bus
Touring Andaman by bus is one off the best ways to explore the scenic beauty of the place. From local culture to the local markets, the true essence of Andaman can be well discovered by a bus trip. Being a budget-friendly mode of transport, a bus tour is indeed recommended and preferred by the most. The Mohanpur bus terminus is the central bus terminus in Andaman. The state transport buses are available from 4:30 am to 12 noon. Whereas, the intercity bus service in Port Blair is the functional throughout the day for the convenience of the general public. Along with state buses, private bus service operators also ply buses from the Mohanpur bus terminus.

Andaman sightseeing by car
Undoubtedly, sightseeing by car remains the first choice of many owing to the convenience it offers while visiting the places to see in Andaman. Also, touring with your family in a car can offer memorable episode while going for Andaman sightseeing. Remember, a car journey provides you with the liberty to discover Andaman on your terms. You can spend good time at any place you wish. Moreover, a car trip gives you access to the narrow and lesser-explored lanes, which are far away from the clutches of the public transport system. Not just this, you can enjoy shopping in local markets in Port Blair while parking your car nearby. And, many local tour operators offer attractive Andaman packages by car for the convenience of tourists.

Places to stay in Andaman:

Tourists have many options ranging from budget to luxurious hotels in Andaman for a comfortable stay.

● 5-star accommodations in Andaman: Hotel Senstinel, Munjoh Resort, Silver Sand Beach Resort and Sinclairs Bay View Port Blairare some of the best luxury hotels in Andaman offering you a royal service.
● 4-star accommodations in Andaman: Hotel Hilltop International, Ross View Hotel, Sea Princess Beach Resort and Sea Shell Port Blair are some hotels which offer you a classy stay in Andaman.
● 3-star accommodations in Andaman: For spending some quality time away from the city rush in Andaman, you can check-in at the hotels like TSG Grand, Wild Grass Resort, Hotel Shompen and Hotel King Safire, J Hotel, Haywizz, Peerless Sarovar Portico and Symphony Palms Beach Resort.

Budget accommodations in Andaman: Those who are looking for a budget-friendly accommodation in Andaman can take shelter in hotels such as Driftwood Hotel, Blue Bridge Homes, Holiday Resort, Sun City Resort Port Blair, Anugama Resort, Hotel Raja Deepam and Hotel Park.

Spending your holidays in Andaman will be a memory for the lifetime. Nevertheless, it will be an opportunity to live close to the pristine nature. Further, it is advisable to explore the beautiful archipelago between the months of October and March, as it is considered the best season to visit Andaman. So, book your tickets months in advance through Yatra.com for a hassle-free experience in Andaman.

FAQs:

Q. What should one know before going to Andaman?
A. Andaman Islands is a union territory of India. And, foreigners need to take RAP (Restricted Area Permission) to visit Andaman.

Q. What is the best season to visit Andaman?
A. Starting from October to March, it is the best time to explore Andaman Islands.

Q. What are the best places to visit in Andaman in August?
A. Radha Nagar Beach, Bharatpur Beach and Ross Island are among the best places you should visit in the month of August. And, with the arrival of monsoon these beaches become much livelier.

Q. What are the five must-visit places in Andaman?
A. While touring in Andaman, you must-visit these places, including Cellular Jail, Neil Island, Havelock Island, Diglipur and North Bay Island. A best Andaman tour package covers everything from the north to the south of the Andaman Islands, to offer the travelers with a complete Andaman traveling experience.

Q. Is Andaman safe for foreigners?
A. Yes, Andaman Islands are safe for foreign tourists. Also, it is advisable to avail services from authorised tour operators for a safe tour.

Q. What are the best honeymoon places in Andaman?
A. Few of the best honeymoon destinations in Andaman include Port Blair, Neil Islands, Ross and Smith Islands and Havelock Islands.

Q. What are the best places in Andaman for shopping?
A. Aberdeen Bazaar and MG road in the city of Port Blair are the two best shopping destinations in Andaman. Here you can buy local handicraft items. In Aberdeen Bazaar, you have to be a bargain hunter.

Q. What are the adventurous things to do in Andaman?
A. Beaches in Andaman offer you opportunities to undertake water adventures like scuba diving, snorkelling and rafting.

Q. What are the hidden things in Andaman?
A. The diverse flora and fauna are the hidden gems of Andaman. Interestingly, Dermocheleys Coriacea, which is the largest sea turtle in the world, nests here. Moreover, coconut crabs, the largest arthropods in the world, are found in Andaman Islands.

Q. What are the best places to visit at night in Andaman?
A. Cicada Lounge, Venom Bar, The Wild Orchid emerald Gecko, Alto Espirito, Bonova Cafe and Pub, Haddo Point Bar and The Waves are some of the best places to enjoy the nightlife in Andaman.

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