Things to Do in Andaman

The islands of Andaman are a popular destination if you are looking for a recreational and leisure vacation. Its sandy beaches, attractive diving spots, aboriginal cultures and incredible history make the island an interesting holidayplace. This perfect go-to destination is also a great place to dive into its thrilling water sports activities along with other popular things to do. And there is no doubt; the place can never bore you. An ideal getaway destination far off the mainland is teeming with activities for family and friends such as adventure sports, trekking, sightseeing tours around the Island and thrilling water activities.

The Islands of Andaman has a ten-day long tourism festival and it is definitely a must attend occasion. This annual tourism festival is held every month of December and January. Besides, other must attend festivals in Andaman that are joyously celebrated are Subhash mela, a 7-day festival held on January and Vivekananda festival. For history lovers, the Islands offer a number of attractions to satiate their appetite in the form of Cellular jail and Ross Islands.

The islands of Andaman offer thrilling water activities that can be enjoyed whether you are on your family holiday or on a vacation with friends. If you always wanted to witness the underwater life then sea-walking provides a unique experience, you will feel like you’re walking on the moon.

This unique activity can be partaken by family who no age bars. Scuba Diving is a popular water sport and can be enjoyed at places like Havelock and Neil Islands which are rich in underwater life.

Caving can also be a great experience for those looking for a new adventure. There are two caves in Andaman such as Alfred Caves in Diglipur and Limestone Caves in Baratang. An interesting attraction every traveller must visit is the Mud Volcano in Baratang Island. This volcano is created by decaying organic matter emitting from underground. Parrot Island is also a must visit destination in Baratang to sight-see thousands of parrots.

Another popularactivity to do while in Andaman is Island Hopping. One can visit the different islands around Andaman via ferry rides. Ross Island, Viper Island, Havelock Island and Neil Island are some of the best choices for Island Hopping.

Apart from this, beach relaxing also a must thing to do, you can visit some sun-toasted beaches like Lakshmanpur Beach, Elephant Beach and witness the best views of sunrise, sunset, and even moonrise. If you are a foodie, the islands have some food joints that offer the fresh seafood.

Andaman & Nicobar at a Glance