Top 10 Tourist Places in Andaman
Being a popular holiday destination, Andaman hosts a large number of tourists every year. The reasons are obvious: from the natural beauty to exquisite foods and water activities, the Andaman Islands have something for everyone to explore and enjoy.
So, let’s explore the top 10 tourist places in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands that you can discover for an experience of a lifetime.
Top 10 places you must visit in Andaman
Here are a few places that you can explore during honeymoon or otherwise –
Having white sand beaches, crystal clear water, beautiful coral reefs, and several resorts, Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep) has become one of the best tourist places in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Moreover, the beauty and serenity of the tropical forest make this island a perfect destination for the ones who love to unwind. Apart from its exotic natural beauty, you can spend your holidays involved with the water sports available on the stunning beaches of Havelock. You can participate in popular water sports like scuba diving, sea walking, glass bottom boat riding, surfing, and more. So, don’t miss the chance to visit the picturesque sea beaches and under the canopy of huge palm trees!
Being a residue of the British dynasty in India, Cellular Jail attracts thousands of tourists every year. It’s located at Port Blair and is also popularly known as ‘Kala Pani’. This national memorial monument housed some of India’s greatest freedom fighters serving in exile.
Now, it archives the history and struggle stories of those patriots. This monument has several galleries, such as the Exhibition Gallery, Gallery on First War of Independence, Netaji Gallery, Old Photographs Gallery, and more. The major attractions of this place are the evening light and sound show and the eternal flame called –’Swatantrya Jyoti’. So, make sure you are including a trip to Cellular Jail in your Andaman tour packages.
The Anthropological Museum of Andaman preserves the artefacts from the four major tribes of Andaman. They are Jarawas, Great Andamanese, Onges, and Sentinelese. This museum aims to showcase and educate people about the cultural importance of the tribes of Andaman. It features the chest guards of Jarawas, a skull from the Sentenelese tribe, handicrafts made with coconut or palm leaves, clothes, boats, weapons, and more. Also, there is a library inside the museum, which includes books and scripts about the history, culture, and lifestyles of these tribes.
Samudrika Marine Museum
Samudrika, or Naval Marine Museum, exhibits a wealthy collection of the flora and fauna of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It has five sections which display the geographical features, indigenous and their lifestyles, archaeological information, marine life, and history of these islands. The first room of this museum contains volcanoes, woods, insects, and more. The second room highlights an aquarium with underwater creatures. The third and fourth rooms feature coral reefs and seashells, respectively. The fifth room archives the specimens of butterflies, insects, and the stuff from the tribes of Andaman. The major attraction of this museum is the skeleton of a blue whale, which is preserved outside the main building. So, make sure the museum is a part of your Andaman tour package from Kolkata.
Ross Island (Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Island) is famous for its striking natural beauty and historical significance. You can discover a plethora of plants, deer, peacocks, other birds, and animals here. The major attractions of this island are the lighthouse and the ruins of old buildings. All these ruins are covered by the roots of the banyan trees. Moreover, you can participate in several water sports on this island, like boating, swimming, snorkeling, and more. So, when you are booking your next Andaman family package, make sure Ross Island is a part of it.
Neil Island Howrah Bridge
Situated on Neil Island, Howrah Bridge attracts tourists due to its naturally formed bridge-like structure. The name of the bridge was given by the Bengali immigrants as the Howrah Bridge of West Bengal. The structure of the Howrah Bridge of Neil Island is formed with two huge coral rocks. You can reach this destination during the low tide or pre-sunset hours. Here, you can find several marine creatures like sea cucumbers, crabs, starfish, octopuses, different colorful fishes, and more. Additionally, this is an excellent place for sea sports like scuba diving, sea walking, game fishing, coral safari, and more.
Chidiya Tapu is one of the top tourist places in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and it is famous as the perfect destination for native and migratory birds of Andaman. It’s a sea beach where you can find around 46 species of endangered birds and white-spotted deer. Furthermore, this beach is the best point to see sunrise and sunset in Andaman. The most attractive location of this place is the Chidiya Tapu Biological Park. Here, not only can you find birds, but you can also see several species of plants like mahuas, pajamas, orchids, and wild animals. Apart from these, there is a rich marine life around the beach. Thus, it’s a perfect choice for scuba diving and snorkeling lovers, too.
Baratang Island Limestone Caves
Located on Baratang Island, Limestone Caves are a wonder of Mother Nature! These natural caves are made due to the sedimentation of rocks and the compression of several deposits like corals, shells, algae, marine creatures, and skeletons. The floors, walls, and ceilings of the caves incorporate a blend of rough white and yellow colors. The mesmerized textures, design, and mysterious environment of the caves attract several tourists here. This cave is surrounded by mangrove forests. Thus, people who like adventure can take a boat ride through the mangrove forest to these caves. It is ‘an experience without any doubt.
Mount Harriet National Park
Mount Harriet National Park is another beautiful tourist place in Andaman. Situated on the second-highest peak of Andaman, it offers an eye-catching view of the sea and the islands. It also has a viewpoint to experience the sunrise. This national park is a breeding place for an abundance of birds, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, insects, trees, and plants. Besides, the primary attractions of this place are green marine turtles and some rare species of moths. Inside this lush evergreen forest, you can access watchtowers, a children’s park, a deer park, tourist sheds, and a guest house. You can participate in activities like trekking, bird watching, photography, and even picnics in this place.
Neil Island (Saheed Dweep) is a small island located in the South Andaman district. The island has become a preferable destination for tourists due to its white sandy beaches, coral reefs, tropical forests, and more. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the other places in Andaman, you can come here. There is no dearth of space on this island for you to relax, sip your beverage, watch the sunset, or simply gaze at the sea. So, including Neil Island in your Andaman honeymoon package is the perfect idea.
Book your next Andaman tour with Isle Walk
Isle Walk is Andaman and Nicobar Island’s leading tour and travel management company. It offers several packages for tourists. By offering the best travel solutions and customized customer experiences, it has become one of the top travel companies in Andaman. Whether you are booking a family package or a honeymoon one, we will ensure you get the best service to make your stay on this island memorable.
Andaman is a great holiday destination, and it always welcomes tourists with its never-ending natural elements. Even though we have listed only the top 10 tourist places in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, there is more to explore on this island. So, plan and book your holiday packages today with Isle Walk for the best prices and unmatched travel experience.
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