15 Best Things to do in Andaman & Car Nicobar Islands


if you plan going to Andaman and Nicobar island then you should defiantly add these places to your checklist

All Beached open at 6 Am and Closed to 1 PM Afternoon and again open on 5 PM and Closed soon As midnight

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Landmarks‎

Cellular Jail Port Blair

Howrah Bridge Neil Island

Chatham Saw Mill

Cinque & Barren Island North Andaman

The island is a popular destination for underwater diving. It is best known for its coral richness and beach beauty. It was named as one of the most visited locations of Andaman.
Barren Island is an island located in the Andaman Sea, dominated by Barren Volcano, the only confirmed active volcano in South Asia, and the only active volcano along a chain of volcanoes from Sumatra to Myanmar.

Under the sea at Havelock Island

Elephant Beach Andaman

Turtle Nesting at Diglipur, Ramnagar Beach, Kalipur Beach

Andaman and Nicobar Islands are also home to thousands of turtles during their nesting period. During the winter months of Dec/Jan, turtle nesting takes place in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Turtle Nesting takes place at Kalipur beach and Ramanagar Beach at Diglipur also. There are facilities provided by Forest Department, for Turtle Nesting at Kalipur Beach.

Mud Volcano at Shyam nagar

Located near Hathilevel i.e. at a distance of 20 km from Diglipur are a chain of Mud volcanoes could be witnessed in the green jungle of Shyam nagar at Diglipur. One has to trek for 15 minutes in the semi-evergreen forests to reach Mud volcano. At the initial point, bigger and dormant mud volcano can be sighted. On proceeding further for few minutes fresh emerging mud volcano’s could be seen. Seating facilities along with information boards are provided for visitors.

Twin Islands : Ross & Smith Islands ( Watch Video )

Ross & Smith islands are actually two islands – Ross & Smith joined together by a sand bar to make a single group of islands. Ross & Smith Islands requires forest permit from the Forest Office at Diglipur.

There is a Marine Sanctuary on the island which makes it an ideal place for spotting beautiful coral reefs and colorful species from the underwater.

Ross & Smith islands are home to the Olive Ridley turtles which means, being the right place at the right time, one can even witness the turtle nesting!


 

Limestone Caves in Diglipur – Alfred Caves ( Watch Video )

Alfred Caves lie in the Diglipur sub division near Ramnagar beach. To reach Alfred caves reach Kalara Junction and go to Ramnagar. Or else, board a bus from Diglipur bus stand and get down at Ramnagar. From here, you have to hire a guide or take help of a forest guard to guide you through the way to the caves. If you are planning a visit, start early in the morning so that you are back by evening. A trek through the primary jungle leads to Alfred caves-a cluster of amazing 41 caves. It is a den for swiftlets and fruit eating bats. Best time to visit the caves is from October to March. The caves with a very narrow entrance, open up into chain of small caves inside.

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