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1. Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach
4.6 /5

42 km
from city center
1 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Havelock Island

Awarded with the title of 'Asia's Best Beach' by the TIMES magazine in 2004, Radhanagar Beach in Havelock Island with its turquoise blue waters and powdery white sands lives up to the moniker. Its vast shores of endless white grains stretch across 2 kilometres, making it a prime attraction of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

2. Cellular Jail

Cellular Jail
Must visit 4.5 /5

12 km
from city center
2 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Port Blair

The Cellular Jail, also known as 'Kala Pani' is an old colonial prison situated in Port Blair, the capital of Andaman and Nicobar islands. Constructed by the Britishers during their colonial rule in India, the jail was used particularly to exile Indian political prisoners. It was used to house many notable freedom fighters such as Batukeshwar Dutt, Yogendra Shukla and Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

3. Ross Island

Ross Island
Must visit 4.4 /5

13 km
from city center
3 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Port Blair

Located just 2 kilometres east of Port Blair is Ross Island (now known as Netaji Subhash Bose Island); an island which was once the administrative headquarters of the British, but today is only an uninhabited island. Following an earthquake that hit Ross Island in the year 1941, the British left the island and shifted their settlement to Port Blair.

4. Elephant Beach

Elephant Beach
4.8 /5

43 km
from city center
4 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Havelock Island

With its brilliant coral reefs and alluring cyan waters, the Elephant beach is one of the locations that add to the beach paradise reputation of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. These waters are a prime destination for tourists wishing to engage in water sports like snorkelling, swimming, banana boat rides, speed boats and diving. There are two ways to reach Elephant Beach: Take a ferry from Havelock Jetty to Elephant Beach (1000 INR per person) or trek for half an hour with a guide (INR 500). The trek starts at a distance of 2km from Radhanagar Beach.

5. North Bay Island

North Bay Island

5 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

The Andaman Islands are blessed with some of the most stunning beaches in India. Covered with ash coloured sand and tropical trees; these islands make up for the best places to unwind at. Among the group of about 300 islands, North Bay Island in Andaman is most preferred by tourists for its breathtaking coral reefs and exhilarating adventure activities. Interestingly, the picture of an island on the back of a 20 Rupee note is of North Bay Island.

6. Scuba Diving In Andaman

Scuba Diving In Andaman
Must visit 4.4 /5

49 km
from city center
6 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a popular spot for scuba diving among tourists. Most popular island among all the islands for the dives however, is Havelock. It is an ideal diving destination for everyone, right from a novice to an experienced diver. For non-certified amateur divers, charges start from about INR 3,500 for a 30 minute dive

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7. Bharatpur Beach

Bharatpur Beach

42 km
from city center
7 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Havelock Island

Located just half a kilometre from the jetty at Neil Island, Bharatpur Beach is a stunning shoreline famous for water sports like snorkelling, glass-bottom rides, and scuba diving other than beach exploration and sunbathing. The shore has shallow water with coral reefs. If you wish to spend some time away from the crowd then one can easily find a peaceful stretch at this place. 

8. Kalapathar Beach

Kalapathar Beach

48 km
from city center
8 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Havelock Island

Located on Havelock Island, Kalapathar Beach is a beautiful beach offering a stunning view of the Bay of Bengal and a long stretch of white sand with big boulders of black stone on the beach and underwater. The water runs deep and is ideal for swimming but it is advisable to be careful of underwater boulders.

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9. Laxmanpur Beach 1

Laxmanpur Beach 1

40 km
from city center
9 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Laxmanpur Beach 1, located on Neil Island is known for its beautiful sunset. The sunset point is located right next to the beach. Offering amazing views of the sunset, one can relax and enjoy the view being seated at the huts and benches by the shore. Reach 15 mins before the sunset to catch a spot.

10. Laxmanpur Beach 2

Laxmanpur Beach 2

39 km
from city center
10 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Havelock Island

Located on Neil Island, Laxmanpur Beach is a long beach divided into two parts: Laxmanpur Beach I known for its mesmerising sunsets and Laxmanpur Beach II known for the two natural arch bridges or Howrah Bridge. The abundance of corals and marine life on the shores during the low tide is popular among the visitors. Walking towards the natural arch bridge can be a bit tricky as you will have to walk over the dead corals so it is highly recommended to wear proper footwear. You can also spot a myriad of marine life here. 

11. Snorkeling in Andaman

Snorkeling in Andaman
Must visit 3.6 /5

49 km
from city center
11 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

The unique position held by Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Indian Ocean guarantees a great avenue to experience snorkelling. There are various centres that offer short courses and provide the equipment required for snorkelling. They consist of various programmes for beginner, intermediate and advanced swimmers. You can experience snorkelling at North Bay Island, Jolly Buoy Island, Havelock Island, Red Skin Island, in Wandoor, Long Island, Andaman Water Sports Complex, Neill Island, South Button, Henry Lawrence Beach, Rutland Island and Kalipur.

12. Sitapur Beach

Sitapur Beach

45 km
from city center
12 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Havelock Island

Also known as Beach number 5 or the Sunrise Beach, Sitapur Beach, is a stunning stretch of golden sand on Neil Island. The contrast created by the clear blue waters makes it a mesmerizing attraction. Mostly known for its enchanting golden sunrises and sunsets, the beach is one of the best places for a long stroll on the smooth sands to calm down jittery nerves.

13. Water Sports in Andamans

Water Sports in Andamans
Must visit 4.0 /5

11 km
from city center
13 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Water Sports in Andaman has been a major attraction for adventure seekers and water babies. Although the demand for water sports is fulfilled at various locations in Andaman, Water Sports Complex located in Port Blair is popular for the variety and safety they offer. Whether it is swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, fishing or just a boat ride, there is something to suit everyone’s desire. The services provided by the complex guarantee an enjoyable time sailing the sea and even exploring it underwater. If one is daring enough, they can even sail through the permitted shoreline of Port Blair on their own all under the watchful eye of the staff. Swimming isn't a prerequisite for any of the activities and thus, tourists can enjoy them without any hesitation.

14. Mount Harriet National Park

Mount Harriet National Park

8 km
from city center
14 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Off the nine national parks housed by the Andaman island, Mount Harriet National Park is undoubtedly the most beautiful one. Located in Ferrargunj Tehsil of Port Blair, Mount Harriet is the third highest peak (365m) of Andaman and Nicobar and the most easily accessible one as well. Spread over an area of 46.62sq km, the national park is home to several species of birds and animals. Due to its privileged elevated location, the park offers some astounding views of azure blues surrounding the island along with fascinating sunset and sunrise experience as well.

15. Corbyn's Cove Beach

Corbyn's Cove Beach
3.4 /5

15 km
from city center
15 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Port Blair

Corbyn's Cove is the nearest beach to Port Blair. It is quite popular among tourists as well as locals.

16. Chidiya Tapu

Chidiya Tapu
3.0 /5

26 km
from city center
16 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Port Blair

Known as the bird island, Chidiya Tapu is a picturesque little island in the Andamans, located around 25 kms from Port Blair. While birdwatching is the main allure of the location, there are some fun water activities like snorkelling, scuba diving, deep-sea walking, pearl hunting, and boating that one could engage in along its shores. The Sunset point of the island considered one of the best sunset points in the Andamans. A trekking trail is available from the shores of the scenic beach to the grand Munda Pahad, an elongated black cliff at the edge of Chidiya Tapu with an open seascape providing a truly breathtaking view of the rich blue ocean.

17. Neil Island

Neil Island
Must visit 4.4 /5

44 km
from city center
17 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Port Blair

Neil Island is a part of the South Andaman Administrative District and belongs to Ritchie’s Archipelago in the Bay of Bengal. A part of the massive ocean separates it from Ross Island and Havelock Island, Tourists visiting Havelock often make a day-long trip to Neil Island. Perhaps the most endearing feature of this island is its three sandy beaches, namely Bharatpur Beach, Sitapur Beach and Lakshmanpur Beach. The forest cover has reduced considerably due to the cultivation of rice but a section in the northwest of the island is being preserved actively.

18. Baratang Island

Baratang Island
4.7 /5

54 km
from city center
18 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : North Middle Andaman

Baratang Island, also known as Ranchiwalas Island, is a beautiful little island in the North and Middle Andaman Administrative district and is situated about 100 kilometres away from Port Blair by road. The island is well-known for its mangroves, mud volcanoes (only ones in India) and limestone caves. However, you may need to take permission from the Forest Department at Baratang to explore these caves.

19. Viper Island

Viper Island
Must visit 3.6 /5

10 km
from city center
19 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Port Blair

Years before Cellular Jail was constructed, Viper Island was used by the British to keep the freedom fighters in exile. You can still see the remains of the jail which was built in 1867 by the British. Located at a distance of 10 minutes ferry ride from Port Blair, the island got its name from the vessel in which Lt. Archibald Blair came to Andaman and Nicobar in 1789. Covering an area of 69 acres this beautiful island is situated at a distance of 23.6 kilometres from Port Blair. Legend also has it that there were numerous viper snakes present on the island which is how it got its name.

20. Wandoor Beach

Wandoor Beach
Must visit 3.6 /5

17 km
from city center
20 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Port Blair

A small village in the southern part of South Andaman, Wandoor is most recognized for the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, which is among the regions with the richest marine biodiversity. Wandoor Beach is situated at the mesmerizing South Andaman Islands. Two islands named Alexandra Island and Red Skin Island are also close to the beach and if you are adventurous, then take a boat to the islands for a trip.

21. Jolly Buoy Island

Jolly Buoy Island

22 km
from city center
21 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Port Blair

Jolly Buoy Island is amongst the archipelago of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is a part of Mahatma Gandhi National Park. The clean and serene water with white sand beaches will provide for a great vacation. You will be able to explore the rich marine life including colourful corals reefs and fishes in this place with the means of water activities.

22. Howrah Bridge, Andaman

Howrah Bridge, Andaman

22 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

The Howrah Bridge or the Natural Bridge is a bridge-like formation located in the famous ‘vegetable bowl’ of Andaman or Neil Island. This small but beautiful island can be found approximately 40 kilometres south of the Andaman and is widely known for its beaches named after mythical creatures of the epic, Ramayana – the Sitapur, Bharatpur, Ramnagar and Laxmanpur beaches. The Howrah Bridge is situated in the Laxmanpur beach of Neil Island and is extremely popular among tourists. It is a must-see for any nature lover.

23. Vijaynagar Beach

Vijaynagar Beach

48 km
from city center
23 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Havelock Island

Vijaynagar Beach is one of the most famous beaches on Havelock Island and mostly visited for beach exploration, bird watching, fishing, trekking and thrilling water sports like snorkelling, surfing, sailing and swimming. The picturesque beach has a long stretch of white sand and the pristine turquoise water reflecting the clear blue skies is a view worth visiting.

24. Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex

Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex

24 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

The picturesque Andaman and Nicobar Islands have a plethora of tourist attractions to ensure a merry time for its tourists. Among these places, for adventure enthusiasts, Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex is a must-visit spot. Also known as the Andaman Water Sports Complex, the place offers a complete fun-package in the form of enthralling water sports activities. Now you must be curious to know the kind of activities Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex hosts – these are paddle boats, row boats, banana boats, parasailing, speed boats, snorkelling, scuba diving, sea walking and much more.

25. Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park

Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park
3.5 /5

18 km
from city center
25 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Port Blair

Located on the south-western coast of the Andaman Islands, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park or Wandur National Park is a marine life conservation area situated at a distance of 25 km from the capital city of Port Blair. The wildlife sanctuary consists of a group of 12 islands that are situated in a labyrinthine shape and are home to some of the most exquisite marine life in the world including corals and resting sea turtles among other species.

26. Anthropological Museum Port Blair

Anthropological Museum Port Blair
3.0 /5

12 km
from city center
26 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Port Blair

The Anthropological Museum, situated in the heart of Port Blair, is an ethnographic museum detailing the lives and cultures of the various tribes that have lived here: Jarawas, the Onges, the Sentinelese, the Shompens, and the Nicobarese. Inside the museum, one will come across various artefacts, tools, clothes, boats, leaf baskets, and weapons from different eras of the tribes of this region.

27. Samudrika Naval Marine Museum

Samudrika Naval Marine Museum
3.0 /5

11 km
from city center
27 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Port Blair

Samudrika Naval Museum is located in the capital city of Port Blair and is the pride project of the Indian Navy. With comprehensive coverage of the marine life present in the deep waters surrounding the island chain's territories, this fascinating museum is an amazing source for details on the environment in the ocean, its ecosystem and its biodiversity. The museum also provides in-depth knowledge on the history and culture of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

28. Chatham Saw Mill

Chatham Saw Mill
3.4 /5

9 km
from city center
28 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Port Blair

Chatham Saw Mill is a 19th Century attraction in Port Blair which is renowned as the oldest and the largest sawmill in the continent. It is the only sawmill that provides timber for construction work on the island and is one of the few mills that export timber to industries and furniture units across the world. It is believed that the crimson wall panels at the Buckingham Palace in London have been made of the planks sourced from the mill.

29. Cinque Island

Cinque Island

29 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located 26 km from the capital, Port Blair, Cinque Island is an inhabited isolated part of the Andaman Archipelago. It is nestled between Passage and Duncan Island towards the north side. The island is further divided into North and South Cinque Islands. The islands are collectively a part of Wandoor Marine National Park, or more commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park.

30. Little Andaman

Little Andaman
Must visit 4.4 /5

112 km
from city center
30 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Little Andaman Island , situated at the southern end of the archipelago and Duncan Passage separates it from Rutland Island. Among all the Andaman Islands, Little Andaman island is the fourth largest . Moreover, it conducts package tours for the visitors from Port Blair to the Little Andaman Island.

31. Barren Island

Barren Island
3.9 /5

144 km
from city center
31 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located about 135 kilometres to the northeast of Port Blair, Barren Island is situated at the intersection of the seismically active Indian and Burmese plates and is 1.8 million years old and is home to the only active volcano in the Indian subcontinent. As the name suggests, the island is largely uninhabited, thanks to the volcano eruptions that take place here at frequent intervals. Although sightseeing around the island is not that common, you can obtain permissions from the local forest department to do so. There are a number of ferries and boats that can take you around to visit the island. However, due to the unpredictability of the volcanic eruptions, visitors are not permitted to land on the shores and are offered a view from the sea, which is quite breathtaking.

32. Shopping in Andaman

Shopping in Andaman
Must visit 3.3 /5

12 km
from city center
32 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Port Blair

Since tourism is still in its early stages here, so there is not too much that you can buy from here and take as souvenirs for friends and family.

33. Sandbar Beach

Sandbar Beach

188 km
from city center
33 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Port Blair

Sandbar Beach is basically a long stretch of sand that connects two islands, Ross and Smith in Andaman. The stunning scenery created by the densely forested islands and the stretch of white sand is quite unique to the location and draws several tourists to witness it charm. On a clear day when the waves are gentle, one can relax a bit on the Sandbar or go snorkelling and swimming on either side.

34. Long Island, Andaman

Long Island, Andaman
Must visit 4.4 /5

75 km
from city center
34 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : North Middle Andaman

Long Island is completely deserted with very minimal infrastructure. This might be a good camping destination if you are looking for some adventure. But be sure to bring your own gear and food arrangement.

35. Rutland Island

Rutland Island
Must visit 3.7 /5

34 km
from city center
35 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : Port Blair

Rutland, lined with virgin beaches, is one of the lesser visited of all the islands located in the southern part of Great Andaman archipelago.

36. Parrot Island

Parrot Island

36 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Parrot Island, a peculiar sort of home to thousands of fluttering parrots, looks like a whole new empire of wilderness born out of the salty waters of the Indian Ocean. Every day, hosts of green parrots arrive at the island as a part of their daily ritual, which is a spectacle to behold. Once in a while, we come across something so beautiful yet bizarre, exquisite yet inexplicable, that we find no words to quite describe it. Parrot Island is one such unparalleled destination, nestled quietly amidst the group of Baratang Islands of Andaman and Nicobar. This small island is part of a larger archipelago, all of which are laced with dense tropical forests and mangrove vegetation. 

37. Diglipur

Diglipur
3.0 /5

173 km
from city center
37 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : North Middle Andaman

Diglipur, a large island located in the North Andaman area, is a tourist hotspot and an ecological paradise. The island houses rows of tropical forests, mangroves, and lovely beaches rich in exotic marine life.

38. Saddle Peak National Park

Saddle Peak National Park

38 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Saddle Peak National Park was established in 1987 in the Andaman district of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is entirely uninhabited by human beings, thus making it safe for preserving wildlife and the environment. The long trip to the park makes it worth it upon experiencing its beauty. The white sand shoreline and the tropical rainforests behind it make it a picturesque, serene image often found behind postcards. The park is famous for its endangered and rare species of animals and plants such as lush tropical forests and animals like the Andaman hill mynah. Again, the lack of human interference makes for a clean and safe environment for these species of living beings. The park is a haven for trekkers and adventure-seekers due to its vast size, hiking and trekking opportunities, and long trails. Visitors must navigate by themselves as the island is uninhabited, they won't receive any help from locals. There is an 8 km long trail from the gate of the park to the peak which marks the starting of an adventure that is Saddle Peak National Peak. Tourists generally enjoy what the park has to offer since it contains so many rare species of plants and animals, as well as serene views; it makes the hike worth it. What truly makes the park a must-visit destination is its quietness and stillness that can only be achieved in a place without human interference.

39. Lalaji Bay Beach

Lalaji Bay Beach

80 km
from city center
39 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : North Middle Andaman

Located on Long Island, Lalaji Bay Beach is a picturesque attraction accessible by a small boat ride from Yerrata Jetty. The ride goes through a gorgeous Mangrove creek till the white sand beach. The pristine white sands and the crystal clear water of the Lalaji Bay Beach provide for a stunning place to relax and rejuvenate.

40. Amkunj Beach

Amkunj Beach

92 km
from city center
40 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in : North Middle Andaman

Amkunj Beach is also called an eco-friendly beach in Rangat. It has a rocky shoreline and is not ideal for swimming; however, one can carefully stroll across to witness its beauty. Tourists can sit on the wooden benches installed on the shoreline and watch the waves come up to the uneven terrain. Sunsets and sunrises are the best times to visit the beach. It is also quite famous for spotting turtles.

41. Stewart Island Beach

Stewart Island Beach

41 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

While planning a visit to the spectacular Andaman and Nicobar, your itinerary must include the scenic Stewart Island Beach which lies near the Mayabunder. Located near the north of Diglipur Taluk, the beach is approximately in the middle of Andaman district. The beach known for its brown-black colour sand and a serene atmosphere is uninhabited. Stewart Island Beach also gets the most breathtaking rainbows to add on to its picturesque charm against the backdrop of the dancing waves. The island is small with an area of 7.05 km square.

42. Limestone Caves Andaman

Limestone Caves Andaman

42 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

The naturally-formed limestone caves near Baratang island of Andaman are a favourite tourist spot for those who do not mind a long journey. The caves are only a destination as there is a long boat journey towards it. The caves, although beautiful, are not that easy to reach. One has to take a convoy through the Jarawa Forest land and ferry ride to Baratang Island before you can reach Limestone Caves in Andamans. Perfect for adventure-seekers and spelunkers, reaching these caves also requires a small trek.

43. Red Skin Island Beach

Red Skin Island Beach

43 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Red Skin Island is one of the 15 beaches found inside the Marine National Park of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It may be considered an alternative to Jolly Buoy Island as they are adjacent to each other. This island is a promised relaxed journey on a beach that is paradise alike. The picturesque beach and adjoining forest make for a picture-perfect holiday that attracts tourists yearly. The island is a hub for marine life with an abundance of red coral reefs, aquatic animals, tropical plants, white sandy beaches and clear water.

44. Rubber Plantations in Andaman & Nicobar Island

Rubber Plantations in Andaman & Nicobar Island

44 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Located in South Andaman, the Manglutan Rubber Plantation is an easily accessible destination for experience seekers. This popular tourist destination is a testament to the distinct vegetation grown in the region, including rubber. The suitable climatic conditions and soil of the area allow for the successful development of rubber plantations. The Manglutan rubber plantations are spread over 100 acres and are located close to Wandoor Beach. It is approximately 20 kilometres away from Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. If you plan on visiting the rubber plantations of South Andaman, be prepared for a fun, informative, albeit slightly smelly affair!

45. Pathi Level Beach

Pathi Level Beach

45 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

The Pathi Level beach is a fairly isolated and untouched beach on the island of Diglipur in Andaman. The beach is known for its quiet stillness and the escape from the hubbub that it provides by way of being undeveloped and not spoilt by tourists and locals. The beach is located approximately 21 kilometres from the Diglipur Township and is perfect for a relaxing day. Although the beauty of the beach lies in its isolated nature, this also means that visitors must carry with them, snacks and water, as there are no hotels or restaurants surrounding the beach.

46. Mangrove Creeks in Andaman

Mangrove Creeks in Andaman

46 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Andaman boasts a plethora of unique features. Along with natural ash coloured beaches, coral reefs, dense forest, the place also has mangrove creeks. Mangrove trees are common in coastal areas. They grow out of tangled roots in muddy water. These beautiful trees can be enjoyed during the creek safari offered at various locations all over Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Best spots to start the safari are Limestone Caves, Yerrata Creek, Sabari Village, Dhaninalla Mangrove Creek, Rangat Middle Andaman. You can also join the boat safari at Baratang Island, about 100 km away from Port Blair. Make sure to carry binoculars and camera to show it off on the Gram!

47. Karmatang Beach

Karmatang Beach

47 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Also known as the ‘Turtle Paradise’ of Andaman, Karmatang Beach was a quaint place that has, in recent years, turned into a behemoth vacation spot. The beach is just a short ride away from Mayabunder and located in the north section of Middle Andaman.  The place is also most famous for being a turtle nesting spot as well as being a central attraction that connects many other activities and attractions nearby.

48. Butler Bay Beach

Butler Bay Beach

48 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Butler Bay Beach is located in Little Andaman on the South Andaman Island. This vast expanse of yellow sand and crystal clear waters was once the most popular beach destination in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. However, after the grave tsunami in 2004, the beach has become more desolate and isolated. Despite the recent tragedy, the beach has not lost its charm in the least and still holds the title of the best surfing spot in the whole of India. The clear waters, which are perfect for many activities along with surfing, mesh with the beautiful and unspoilt yellow sands to create a beach that can only be seen in pictures. The hoard of events can also be perused according to the visitor’s whim. All round, Butler Bay Beach is a perfectly safe and beautiful beach that accurately captures the essence of the Andaman Islands.

49. Katchal Island

Katchal Island

49 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

One of the many beautiful yet secluded islands of the Nicobar archipelago, Katchal Island is one of the remotest. Brimming with a historical origin story, a tale of a tragic past and an almost-unexplored stretch of natural beauty, the virgin island of Katchal awaits its curious tourists in serenity.

50. Guitar Island Beach

Guitar Island Beach

50 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

One of the numerous exquisite but uninhabited islands of Andaman and Nicobar, Guitar Island is as beautiful and rewarding a destination as one can be. With brilliant blue water all around and tropical greens inside, this island makes for a stunning day trip from the main island.

51. Avis Island Beach

Avis Island Beach

51 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

The Avis Island Beach is a public island beach for individuals wishing to spend some time away from crowds and in their own solitary company. Avis Island is an uninhabited beach, which automatically makes activity on the beach lesser and the beach itself more isolated. Avis Island Beach is also easily accessible and has crystal clear, calm waters that add to the serene ambience of the beach. Due to the organic coconut plantations on the island, Avis Island is also known as the coconut island.

52. Kalipur Beach

Kalipur Beach

52 out of 81
places to visit in Andaman

Kalipur Beach in Diglipur is a beautiful beach with an endless number of turtles. These include several rare ones that come here to nest, apart from this, Kalipur beach is also a favourite picnic spot among locals and tourists. You can even go snorkelling or witness what the beach is famous for - turtle nesting. The best time to visit the beach is from October to March as this is also the turtle nesting season.

FAQs on Andaman

Can you suggest an itinerary for Andaman nicobar islands?

The pristine island is perfect for an amazing beach vacation.

Day 1: Arrive at Port Blair and take a regular city tour. Visit the Chatham Saw mill, which is the oldest and largest mill in Asia. Take a stroll through Forest Museum, Fisheries Museum and Cottage Industries Emporium called Sagarika. Visit the famous Cellular Jail which was also called Kaala Paani in its heyday, as it convicted Indian prisoners during British Raj. Attend the light and sound show held in the evenings in the prison.

Day 2: Take a ferry to Havelock Islands as early in the morning as possible. The two and a half hours ride will give you numerous chances to stop and gawk at the emerald green waters. Spend some time on Radhanagar beach which is believed to be the best beach of Asia. Trek to the Elephanta Beach and have a peaceful dinner at Dolphin Resort next to the coastline.

Day 3: Go for scuba diving or snorkelling or spend the day in idyllic bliss, at any Radhanagar beach or Elephanta beach or choose from the other numerous beautiful beaches present.

Day 4: Head back to Port Blair and take a ferry to Ross Islands, which is a half day trip from Port Blair. It is an abandoned settlement and gives you a feel more or less like discovering a long lost city.

How can I commute within Andaman nicobar islands?

There are auto-rickshaws and taxis available in Port Blair and on Havelock Island and are the best means to move around.  You can hire a car with a driver which roughly costs around INR 550 per 35 km. You can also hire motorbikes from Port Blair which cost approximately INR 300 to INR 400 per day. Buses also run south from Port Blair to Wandoor, and north to Baratang, Rangat, Mayabunder and to Diglipur.

The islands are also connected by ferries. Regular ferries to important tourist places like Havelock Island and Neil Island are available from Rangat, Mayabunder and Diglipur and other places as well.
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How much does a package cost for Andaman nicobar islands?

The packages for Andaman nicobar islands start at INR 8850 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top restaurants in Andaman nicobar islands?

The best places to eat in Andaman and Nicobar islands are Chand Restaurant, Blue Sea, Fat Martin's, Why Like This?, Gagan Restaurant, Bayview. You can see all the places to eat in Andaman and Nicobar islands here

What are the top sightseeing places in Andaman nicobar islands?

The top sightseeing places in Andaman nicobar islands are Scuba Diving In Andaman, Havelock Island, Radhanagar Beach, Cellular Jail, Snorkeling in Andamans, Ross Island.

What are the top activities in Andaman nicobar islands?

The top activities in Andaman nicobar islands are Private Candlelight Dinner in Havelock Island, 4D3N Havelock Island Adventure in Andaman Islands, Port Blair Private Half Day Sightseeing Tour, Glass Boat Ride and Dolphin Watching Experience in Andaman, Sea Walking Experience in North Bay Island, Scuba Diving Experience in Havelock Island.
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