Does Andaman in September sound like a bad idea to you? Well, we don’t blame you. The popular opinions have often made people change their mind about planning a romantic or family trip to Andaman during monsoons. And we wouldn’t lie. Yes, it’s certainly not the best time to visit Andaman for those wishing to indulge in water sports, and there’s a high chance of witnessing showers almost every day.
But, the icing on the cake is that September is still an ideal month to visit the island if you wish to witness the beauty of the place at its best, don’t want to spend much, and have a rejuvenating experience.
Still not convinced much? We bet that these 15 experiences will help you explore the best of the island, irrespective of whether you visit with your family, friends, or your partner!
1. Relax at the TSG Blue Resort near Radha Nagar Beach
Just a two-minute walk away from the Radha Nagar Beach, the best beach of Asia, this resort is a haven for experiencing luxury in nature. If you’re looking for an ideal leisure holiday in Andaman Islands in September, staying at this resort is all you need to do!
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Indulge in snorkeling or scuba diving to see magnificent coral reefs or stay in beach resorts at Havelock island. Visit Port Blair, Ross Islands, Neil Islands, Gandhi marine park, and Cellular Jail. Book memorable holiday packages on TravelTriangle.
2. Go for bird watching at Chidiya Tapu
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The weather of Andaman in September is a great time for bird watching at Chidiya Tapu, the famous bird island. Home to over 240 species of birds, you can spot beautiful creatures here like parakeets, drongos, doves, eagles, etc. This is undoubtedly one of the best things to do for those who admire nature and wildlife.
Location: Port Blair, South Andaman Island
3. Be spellbound by the Limestone Caves on the Baratang Island
The fascinating Limestone Caves on Baratang are a rare beauty to be witnessed in Andaman in September end, and even after that. What makes this a thrilling experience is the speed boat ride that gets you here. But, do make sure you check the weather once before visiting the caves.
Timings: 8 AM to 3 PM (open every day except Mondays)
Location: Baratang Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
4. Take a tour of the twin islands – Ross and Smith at Diglipur
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Ross and Smith are the two secluded islands situated far away from the bustling main town, and are connected to each other by a thin strip of sandbar. These gorgeous twin islands appear as two different islands at night when a high tide takes over. You can take a tour of both the islands by passing through the sandbar.
Timings: 6 AM to 2 PM (open every day except Sundays)
Cost: INR 50 for Indian tourists and INR 500 for foreign tourists with prior permission from the Forest Office
Location: Diglipur, North Andaman, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
5. Witness the only active volcano in India on Barren Island
Andaman is also home to the only active volcano in India, which is situated on the Barren Island. You can visit here via a private charter boat, wherein the tour requires at least one night and two days. A trip to this island is perfect and a must, especially if you’re traveling in a group.
Location: Barren Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
6. Take a walk by the Marina Park
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Renowned as the necklace of the Andaman Islands, Marina Park is a great place to visit in Andaman in September. The calm atmosphere here makes it an ideal spot for spending a peaceful evening with your loved ones.
Timings: 6 AM to 10 PM
Location: Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
7. Cruise from Port Blair to Neil Island
Neil Island is one of the most tranquil places to visit in Andaman in September, and so is the experience of cruising from Port Blair to this island. You can get on board a luxury cruise like Makruzz or Green Ocean, and sail through the waters. Just make sure you check with them and book your package in advance.
8. Have a memorable candlelight dinner at Amaya in Port Blair
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Being one of the most romantic rooftop restaurants overlooking the sea, Amaya situated in the Sea Shell Hotel is the most ideal place for a candlelight date with your loved one. The views around are gorgeous and the food is delectable. If not with your partner, you can also visit here with your family or friends.
Cost: INR 1,000 for two
Location: Marine Hill, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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