In our lives, we frequently come across air and noise pollution. An escape from these modern realities of life has become a dream for urban dwellers. With a tour of the Andaman and Nicobar islands during the vacations, the dream comes true.
At the archipelago, one comes across unique landscapes and pristine sea beaches. The Andaman Islands hence make it to a global tourist’s bucket list, time and again.
The number of foreign tourists who have begun to visit the islands over the past few years has kept the tourism industry in awe. There used to be a time when Indian tourists alone would exhibit an inclination for visiting the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The gradual interest shown by tourists from abroad is a newfound phenomenon.
For how long should a tourist go vacationing in the Andamans, is a matter of some uncertainty. Numerous tours and travel junkies have the opinion that 4 days should be sufficient for going vacationing to the Andaman and Nicobar islands. However, for your Andaman tour to make the finest tourism experience available, one should spare a week at least to go visit the offbeat locations at the Andamans.
The finest well-recognized tourist spots at the Andamans
While being the most commonly frequented island by tourists across the entire Andaman and Nicobar islands, Havelock Island is the largest island in the archipelago as well. The sights at Havelock Island are contrasting in nature, as the white beach sands are in perfect contrast with the marine blue waters of the sea.
Tourists visit the islands in large numbers each year, and the high-profile resorts and hotels on the island are also sufficient to accommodate them.
2. Neil Island
After Havelock Island, Neil Island is another premium destination for your Andaman tour. Adventure freaks are particularly delighted to be at the destination. In the crystal clear waters adjacent to Neil Island, scuba diving and snorkeling are fun experiences. The backdrop of lush green forests next to the beaches adds to a visitor’s holidaying experience.
Port Blair is the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar islands. It is also the starting point for a visit to the various islands at the archipelago, such as Neil Island, Ross Island, and Havelock Island. Port Blair itself has a range of exciting tourist destinations, such as the Samudrika Marine museum, cellular jail, etc.
4. Elephant Beach
Elephant beach is located at Havelock Island and is a destination characterized by its leisurely vibes. The water close to the island is magnificent for viewing coral reefs. The transparent waters add to the experience. Coral reefs are best viewed using a glass-bottom boat.
5.North Bay Island
North Bay Island is sometimes referred to as Coral Island. There are vast stretches of colorful coral reefs in the waters close to the island. This makes a remarkable experience. One can explore the underwater marine life here.
Top places to visit when on an Andaman tour
Baratang Island has a range of typical attractions to offer for a tourist. They include Mud Volcanoes, limestone caves, and mangrove forests. Other top attractions include a boat ride that takes one right through the mangrove forest and a nice little trek for the adventure junkies.
Diglipur is a romantic spot that is primed to become a preferred honeymoon destination over the years to come. The coastal environment here is pleasing and accentuates the natural lifestyle that the people are nowadays on the lookout for. When one spends time exploring the Ross and Smith islands with one’s partner, it is a memorably holidaying experience.
Rangat is an out-of-the-box tourist spot that is worth exploring. A mangrove walkway takes one to Rangat. At Rangat, one comes across some off-beat beaches.
Getting to the Long Island is easy from middle Andaman. They got a pristine coastline, complimented by several tourist attractions, such as the Lalaji Bay Beach, Merk Bay Beach, and Guitar Island.
It is an exquisite site to view the frothy waterfalls descending in the backdrop of hills covered with lush, evergreen forest. It’s a prime destination for clicking selfies and going trekking.
Alfred caves are a treat for adventure-loving people. A small trek from the Ramnagar beach takes one to the Alfred caves. Your tour guide is also likely to show you some fruit-eating bats here.
Avis Island is a fine picnic spot, and a group of tourists can gleefully spend the entire day here. The calm waters of the sea make a fine spot to enter the waters. Colorful fishes could swim around you. The sight of bright corals is also nice.
What makes the Andaman Islands an exquisite tourist destination?
There used to be a time when the cellular jail was the top tourist destination in the Andaman Islands. During the British era, it used to be known as the Kaala Paani.
Over time, the tourists began to discover that the islands in the vicinity of Port Blair also withhold exquisite beauty. As of current, 6 days is the minimum recommended time to explore the beauty of the Andaman Islands to the fullest. Maharaja Travels makes a range of options available at a tourist’s discretion regarding the Andaman Tour Packages they select. Different packages last for a different number of days and cover different tourist spots. These budget packages are ideal for tourists who want to spend only a limited number of days on the Andaman tour. More elaborate Andaman tour packages are also available, and Maharaja Travels come up with custom Andaman tour packages based on tourists’ requirements and preferences.
The Andamans are, overall, a versatile tourist destination. When a tourist seeks peace and tranquility along with some picturesque sightseeing experiences, the Andamans are the best place to visit. There are, similarly, a range of exciting experiences available for adrenaline and adventure junkies.
Snorkeling and Scuba diving are thrilling experiences for adrenaline junkies. But glass bottom boats are also available for offering the same experience, without having to enter the water.
Resorts at the Andaman and Nicobar islands also ensure the best-in-the-class holiday experiences. Solo backpackers could visit the Andamans, or come here for their honeymoon. One could also visit the island with one’s family or friends.