Things to do in Andaman and Nicobar

Things to do in Andaman and Nicobar

Published Date: May 15, 2024

Andaman and Nicobar is a special union territory of India, located on the Bay of Bengal. There are several things to do in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and thus, this archipelago experiences at least 35 to 45 thousand tourists every month. In only the first three months of this year, this island territory has welcomed 0.123 million visitors. Whoa! So, imagine how bountiful this island could be. Together, Andaman and Nicobar host more than eight hundred islands, 90+ wildlife sanctuaries, over 270 bird species, etc. 

In this blog post, let’s explore the various things to do or activities to engage in when visiting various tourist places on this exquisite land of islands!

The top 7 things to do based on the places to visit in Andaman and Nicobar

  • Sea walking and scuba diving

You cannot miss admiring the underwater beauty when visiting any of the islands in Andaman. Elephant Beach on Havelock Island is one of the famous destinations for sea walking. Another exciting activity on this island, in particular, is scuba diving. No doubt you may get stunned watching the rare exotic coral reefs and the colorful water species under the water.

  • Watching the bioluminescence

Many tourists choose the Andaman and Nicobar holiday package just to watch this amazing scintillation. Yes, watching the bioluminescence is a remarkable activity that you cannot miss in your lifetime when visiting these islands. Visit during the new moon period to watch the gleaming waters on the shore. Who said you could see stars only in the sky? You can watch them in the waters of the incredible Havelock Island.  

  • Enjoying the sun-kissed beaches

Among the best places to visit in Andaman, beaches always top the list. There are several endless beaches that you must visit for its uniqueness and serenity. Radhanagar Beach is known for its white sand. Watching the sunrise and sunset on this white-sand beach is a memory to cherish forever. Other pristine beaches include Kalapathar Beach, North Bay Beach, Laxmanpur Beach, Karamatang Beach, and Avis Beach.  

Notably, turtle watching is a must-do at Ramnagar Beach. Other special activities to do in Andaman and Nicobar include snorkeling at North Bay Beach and the mangrove boat rides at Avis Beach.   

  • Discovering the limestone caves

Baratang Island is one of the extraordinary destinations to discover and sight the phenomenal limestone formations turned into narrow caves. You can witness these on Parrot Island as well. However, Baratang is special as it also houses mud volcanoes.  Definitely take a boat ride to cherish these fabulous views and explore more on this island. 

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  • Diving into the history of cellular jail  

Cellular Jail in Port Blair is a tourist place that every history lover wants to visit. During the day, you can get to know the facts of this historical place during the time of independence. And after the sunset, you can love watching the light and sound shows organized there. Anyone traveling by plane to this archipelago cannot miss this Andaman sightseeing.

  • Eating their authentic food 

You can taste various authentic seafood, continental, and Indian cuisine recipes here. Of course, beachside cafes are an ideal destination. However, there are several other hotels and perfect multi-cuisine restaurants for you to explore the local Andaman food. Believe us, the fresh and delicious seafood served on these islands will only increase your appetite to eat more.     

  • Engaging in water activities 

Trekking, seaplane riding, paragliding, parasailing, glass bottom boat riding, kayaking, fishing, etc. are some of the water-based activities or things to do in Andaman. Chidiya Tapu could be the best place for trekking. North Bay Island hosts the glass bottom boat rides. Kayaking is available on almost all major islands. Snorkeling is another favorite water activity that’s available in all of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Paragliding and parasailing are especially available on Corbyn’s Cove Beach and North Bay Beach.     

Exceptionally, a seaplane ride will become mandatory in the Port Blair holiday package when you’re traveling from Port Blair to Havelock Island.

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