Things to do in Andaman
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Things to do in Andaman
The Andaman Islands look undisturbed by human activities on the first approach, but that’s hardly the case when the islands are bustling with tourist crowd during the peak season in Andaman. These dreamy islands – lit up in sunset radiance – have all the ingredients to make a honeymoon getaway or a family vacation unforgettable. From jet skiing at North Bay Island to scuba diving at Radhanagar Beach and from climbing the highest mountain at Diglipur to sea-walking under the shallow waters, let’s take a look at all the things to do in Andaman during your tropical escape.
Like discovering underwater corals and sailing above an island in a parachute, there is plenty of things to do in Andaman and Nicobar islands for travellers. Learning about Island’s history at the Cellular Jail, paying a visit to the zoo at Chidiya Tapu and the Anthropological Museum, and some retail therapy with dining at Aberdeen Bazaar are quintessential activities to do during a normal sightseeing in Port Blair.
The capital city is an ideal launch-pad for exploring nearby islands via boat and towns via taxis. Travellers take a one-hour ferry ride from Port Blair to reach the scenic Havelock Island, the second largest island in Andaman archipelago. The island features a string of white sandy beaches like Radhanagar Beach, Kala Pathar Beach, Vijay Nagar Beach, Govind Nagar Beach, and Elephant Beach.
Travellers can have some fun under the sun by indulging in swimming, diving, kayaking, and sunbathing in Andaman. Auto rickshaws and shared taxis are available here for people to check out all the beaches in the vicinity.
Some of the top scuba fishing sites in Andaman are at beaches in Havelock Island. Explore vivid coral formations and learn about marine life during an underwater dive. Couples on honeymoon and families on holiday can take pre-dive training and beginner’s session before taking a dive. One session of scuba diving can last up to two hours. Scuba diving and snorkelling is an activity that can be enjoyed by both professional divers and non-swimmers. The Lighthouse, the Wall, Minerva Lodge, Dixon's Pinnacle, and Johnny’s Gorge are popular dive sites in Andaman.
Sea-walking – one of the most rewarding activities in Andaman – includes walking on sea bottom for 25 minutes. Perfect for people of all ages, this is a wholesome family experience to have on your holiday in Andaman. Game fishing in the Andaman Islands is another favourite pastime of locals and travellers alike. There’s nothing like sharing an anecdote with a local and sitting comfortably in a comfy boat waiting for your next catch.
For those who have had enough of the beach can try jungle trekking. Local operators take travellers on beautiful trails in the Mount Harriet National Park. Home to rich native flora and fauna, this national park allows opportunities for bird watching, nature viewing, and picnicking.
Island Hopping in Andaman
Andaman is a great place for island hopping, what with the hundreds of little islands here, with some that are inhabited and some that are not. Travelers who come here generally like to visit some of the other nearby islands in order to get the most out of their vacation. Island hopping in Andaman consists of hiring a boat ...
- Island Tours
Bird Watching in Andaman
One of the most popular things to do in Andaman is bird watching. It is known as a silent adventure activity, quite liked by not just ornithologists but also those in love with nature and all its creatures. The wetlands of Port Blair in Andaman is one of the best places to indulge in this activity. Bird watching in Andaman ...
Scuba Diving in Andaman
Scuba Diving in Andaman is a popular pastime for tourists who want to explore the majestic underwater world. Andaman is quite famous for being home to an exquisite coral reef, and colorful schools of fishes of every size and shape. Due to the absence of predatory fishes near the beaches and coral reefs, it is a safe place t...
- Ideal for couples
- Ideal for families
Sea Walk in Andaman
Sea walk Andaman is one of the many adventure activities offered by the island that tourists must indulge in, for an otherworldly experience. Seawalk in Havelock Island is an activity in which a large glass dome is placed over a person’s head, while oxygen is fed into the dome via a tube. The person is lowered on the seabed...
- Underwater Sea Walk
Trekking in Andaman
If you are planning to go trekking in Andaman, then you are in luck since there are several options to choose from. Although Andaman is famed to be a paradise for watersports lovers and beach bunnies, but it is also a good place for lovers of nature trails and amazing treks that can leave one breathless and giddy. The best ...
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Trip to AndamanNo proper coordination between the agents No value for money Port Blair Havelock island Lighthouse hotel for amazing food
Trip to AndamanOur tour manager, mr. Vipin was very courteous and sincere in arranging our schedule. Travel plan was arranged neatly though somewhat hectic given the time constraints. Because of which we missed some of the key locations and included activities. Overall it was a mesmerizing tour managed by competent travel agents. Only the choice of hotels and accommodation could have been better within the budget, N.K eco resort in havelock was the lowest point of our trip. We expected better judgement from our travel agents in respect of the hotels. Candle light dinner in havelock was memorable and scuba diving was also an incredible experience.
Trip to AndamanOverall trip was organised very well, it was a pleasure and great experience to travel with you people, looking forward for more in future.
Trip to Andamanit was my best trip so far !! beaches at havelock and neil were very beautiful!! nice arrangements done by our agent. best part was our stay at EDAH !! it was nice place with delicious food and nice arrangements!!
Trip to AndamanHere are something that i want to point out, 1. Our 2 day stay of hotel in port blair was changed at last moment i.e. from fortune resort bay island to Hotel sentinel. (Hotel sentinel is around half of the price of Fortune resort). 2. couple was entitled to a candle light complementary dinner but the dinner was a very simple dinner where they ordered from hotel. Quality of food was also not good. They had to have something else also apart from the dinner. 3. Couples wanted to enjoy swimming pool facility at hotel/resort booked in port blair but they could bot enjoy at either of the hotels in port blair. At the time of discussion I specifically told them that swimming pool was of utmost importance and that was the only reason we went for fortune resort bay island. 4. Cab driver and facilities were nice and up to the mark. Really enjoyed them. 5 out of 5 for that. Please look into the 1,2,3 points above and provide me a resoultion for the same as soon as possible. We went for a higher pacakge only because of the superior hotel service which was not seen in this trip. Andman is very beautiful place. Perfect destination for honeymoon. Beaches are quite relaxing and clean. A must visit gateaway for every couple. Locals are very helpful. food is a bit costly but you will surely have a memorable experience there. Skuba diving and snorkling is a must to do.
Trip to AndamanIt was good. The places are awesome. The drivers were very good. The hotel in port blair was still under construction - should have offered a better one really. And Could have planned it better to include all in lesser days. Lot of idle time in between.
Trip to AndamanOver-all good experience. But you people told that before our departure one surprise gift we will receive which has not happened.
Trip to AndamanOverall travel was good. Satisfied with the services being provided over there.
Trip to AndamanHotels were changed at last minute. Excluding Coco N huts, other 2 hotels were not good. Kavita regent was worst of all, the stink in all the rooms we stayed was worst. Hotel staff was good, but all they do is give on Godrej Air pocket. There was no support from VFM holidays, when called despite limited connectivity.
Trip to AndamanOverall trip from rich life travels was good. trip was well planned as well as the travel agents at port blair and havelock were helpful and well mannered, travel schedule was easily changed as per the request at havelock. just one thing to highlight ferry tickets from havelock to portblair of green oceans ferry should be luxury one instead of economy.
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FAQ's of Andaman
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The ideal duration depends on how many islands you want to cover in the Andaman. Anything from 4 nights to 9 nights can be considered the ideal duration for a blissfull vacation in the Andaman.
Mostly there is not much of a nightlife in the Andamans. Some hotels, resorts and bars here do offer a decent nightlife. even though it is a little sedate. However, during New Year's Eve and Christmas, all of Andaman is decked up in fairy lights and the atmosphere can only be defined as electrifying.
Andaman is famed across the world for offering some of the greatest seafood of the country. The must try dishes here include crabs, prawns, shrimps, lobsters and a huge range of fish. Vegetarian options are alsos available and are just as good.
Once awarded as the most beautiful beach in Asia, Radhanagar Beach is a definite must visit when here. The other beaches of Andaman are also beautiful and warrant a visit.
There are no religious restrictions as such in Andaman, but general societal niceties and etiquettes are to be followed, such as asking people, read native tribes, before taking their photographs.
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