Best Tourist Attractions to Visit in Andaman & Nicobar

Written By Alla Levin
April 23, 2022
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Best Tourist Attractions to Visit in Andaman & Nicobar

Andaman and Nicobar Islands are among the most desired holiday getaways in India. The islands are a union territory of India nestled amidst the Bay of Bengal and Andaman sea. Situated around 1400 Km from the eastern coast of India, It is an archipelago of 572 Islands of which only 38 are inhabited by the people. Andaman and Nicobar are famed for their gushing blue waters, white sandy beaches, diverse wildlife, rich flora & fauna, tropical rainforests, and historical monuments.

If you love to explore marine life then Andaman is the best place for you. These islands have a rich marine diversity. Andaman & Nicobar is no less than a paradise for adventure and water sports freaks as it is a hub for aquaventures. These islands offer the best experiences of adrenaline-pumping activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, glass-bottom boating, underwater sea walking, and many more.

Though it is a year-round destination, the months of October to May are ideal.  During these months, the weather is pleasant, comfortable for sightseeing, and perfect for water sports and beach excursions. We are up with the best tourist attractions in Andaman & Nicobar islands which you can’t afford to miss.

Radhanagar BeachTourist Attractions to Visit in Andaman & Nicobar

Once entitled Asia’s best beach by TIME magazine, Radhanagar Beach is among the most beautiful beaches on the planet. Its vast shores of endless stretch, turquoise waters, white powdery sands, rich flora & fauna amidst the calm and serene atmosphere make it the best place on the Andaman islands. It is famed for stunning sunsets and sunrise visuals. You will be mesmerized by the pristine beauty of the beach. You can book an Andaman nicobar tour package to enjoy the splendid beauty of this beach.

Apart from relaxing at the beach and beholding natural beauty, The beach offers ample opportunities to enjoy water sports. The beach has various luxurious to economical accommodations to pamper its guests. Located on Havelock Island, Radhanagar Beach is easily accessible from Port Blair via Catamaran.

Cellular Jail

Every Indian has just heard the word ‘Kala Pani ki Saja’ in their childhood. The dreadful word Kala Pani is referred to for this cellular jail situated in Port Blair. Among the historical monuments in Andaman, It is a colonial prison constructed in 1906 by British rulers. It is a puce-colored brick building that was built to exile Indian independence activists and politicians. It was converted into a National Memorial monument and museum after the Independence of India in 1947.

It has seven wings consisting of 693 solitary cells displaying glimpses of the life of prisoners and the History of Andaman during the British era. Light and sound shows are the key attractions in the cellular jail. The shows are organized in the memory of Martyrs all weekdays during the evening. Other attractions in the jail are The Gallery of photos and exhibitions, the library, and the eternal flame. Cellular jail is open for visitors from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on all weekdays except Mondays.

Ross IslandRoss Island

Officially known as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Island, Ross Island is among the best places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Surrounded by thick forests, Ross Island is a quiet and calm island offering gorgeous landscapes and stunning visuals. Ross Island stands out from other islands as it is more about history. The ruins of old buildings, magnificent human-made caves, old churches, and its unique history give out unique vibes on the islands.

Make sure to visit the Island during day time because there is no place to stay at night. Old ruins, light and sound shows, the sanctuary, man-made caves, and an exquisite pond are attractions on the Island. Ross Island is located near the capital city of Port Blair at barely 4 Km.

Tourist attractions to visit in Andaman & Nicobar: Elephant Beach

If you are an adventure freak you just can not miss out on the elephant beach. Surrounded by dense tropical jungles, elephant beach is a secluded and quiet mesmerizing place to relax on Havelock Island.

Although the beach is more adored by adventure enthusiasts as the beach offers the best experiences of water sports activities in the Andaman. You can enjoy activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, glass-bottom riding, Jet Skiing, Kayaking, Speed Boating, Banana boat riding, and undersea walking. You will be stunned by the underwater marine world, corals, and spellbinding underwater view.

North Bay IslandNorth Bay Island

North Bay Island is among the finest places to visit near the capital city, Port Blair. Known for breathtaking natural beauty, the island is surrounded by crystal clear waters and dense forests. The island of North Bay is blessed with stunning underwater biodiversity boasting magnificent coral reefs, colorful fishes, and marine creatures.

It comes among the top five places to enjoy water sports like scuba diving, snorkeling, dolphin bottom riding, and semi-submarine rides. North Bay is just a short boat ride away from Aberdeen’s jetty on the east coast of port Blair.

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