The Andaman islands are very quaintly nestled in the Indian Ocean but there are a ton of water activities and adventures that one can do over here to enjoy themselves to the fullest.
Andaman islands are very popular all year-round tourist destination. There is a great abundance of white sandy beaches, turquoise lagoons, bright sunny tropical days with occasional bouts of rainfall, and warm and pleasant tropical weather all year around. The luxury tours to Andaman from Star Vacation India lets you get an amazing glimpse of the perfect family vacation or a romantic getaway with your significant other. The most amazing things to do in the Andamans include nature walks, sunset viewing, seaplane rides, swimming with elephants, and most importantly, watersports, which you will get to experience in your luxury tours to Andaman.
Touring the Volcano in Barren Island – This beautiful mud volcano can be visited by both waterways and roadways. The volcanic crater is around 250 to 300 meters wide and is walkable. The volcano has a lot of decayed underground matter which emits gas and hence emits natural gas and leads to the formation of this mud volcano. The mud submits above the ground is completely hardened as it is pushed upwards by the gas. You can witness the mud crater at the top or at the opening of the volcanic mountains. This is one of the most fascinating things to do in the Andaman Islands for a completely offbeat experience.
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Chidiya Tapu Visit – Chidiya Tapu is a beautiful beach in South Andaman which is located about 25 kilometers from Port Blair. It boasts of a magnificent sunset and people are not allowed to go into the water because the dwellers have spotted crocodiles in the sea waters over there. You can take a long beach walk in the evening while the sun slides off the horizon and you will feel really rejuvenated. Watching the sunset is one of the most beautiful things one can do in Andaman or at any beach location, it is indeed magical.
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Island Trekking – Trekking is a standout amongst the most looked out for adventure experience sports in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Trekking Camps are the right decision for nature-beaus who wish to appreciate the sun, ocean, and nature by spending calm occasions right on the shoreline. One can go trekking through the nature trail from Mt. Harriet to Madhuban and appreciate the uncommon life of the woods. There are other trekking courses too in the Andaman Islands. Some of the time, trekking undertakings are just a day or two long so you won’t get really tired.
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Island Hopping – Through only 36 islands are habitable out of 572 islands in the Andaman and Nicobar islands, it doesn’t snatch the opportunity of island hopping from its visitors, because every island has something really unique and captivating to offer and is surrounded by some of the most beautiful beaches in the country. Start your journey from Port Blair, which is the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. From here you can take the government ferries to travel to various other local islands. Some of the most important islands to hop for include Neil Island, Havelock Island, which also offer a plethora of water sports activities, in which scuba diving is one of the most adventurous and breathtaking.
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Dolphin Watching – Who does not love the incredible dolphins? Dolphin watching is among the most favorite things to do in Andaman for tourists. Those of you who are planning to spot some dolphins in the Andaman then don’t miss a chance to visit the Lalaji Bay Beach on Long Island, Jolly Buoy located in the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Havelock Island to get an opportunity to spot some beautiful dolphins. Watch the playful dolphin tease and play with you as you watch them. Discover the world of the dolphin from a different angle altogether. Discover and enjoy the marine life through the transparent glass while you cruise through the amazing island. You will totally end up in a magical world of surreal marine life. There are a lot of cruises from which you can choose from. Some of them are like Supersaver cruise, Grand cruise, and Sunset cruise which will let you watch the dolphins play in the blinding glory. The luxury tours to Andaman by Star Vacation will let you experience dolphin watching to its fullest.
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Havelock Island – Havelock Island is one of the largest islands in Andaman comprising some of the most exquisite, pristine, and unspoiled beaches. It also boasts of a strikingly evergreen and dense forest cover. The island is mostly populated by Bengalis who have settled here decades earlier. The other part of the island is inhabited by the local tribes of the aborigines. There are hosts of activities which can be performed during a visit to the island like sailing, kayaking, trekking, scuba diving, banana boat sailing, etc. The transparent water and the pristine environment fills you with heavenly and surreal bliss.
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Smith Island – There are two twin islands in the Andaman Islands that together join to form one single group of islands. These twin islands are a must-visit for travelers around the globe. These lovely islands are in North Andaman, a couple of nautical miles away from Diglipur Jetty. What makes these islands genuinely lovely and separates them from whatever remains of the islands is that these two islands are joined by a characteristic, sandbar which also separates them. It’s like in the event that you confront both the islands, you see a street kinda thing which is really a sandbar connecting and yet, separating both the islands. Also, accordingly, while strolling one can move from one island to the next from the sandbar. This white, sleek sand bar goes inside the ocean on the occasion of high tide and surfaces up again amid low tide and vice versa
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Kala Pathar Beach – Although quite small, this beach is another attraction in the Havelock Islands in the Andaman which is a favorite among the tourists. Kala Pathar shoreline is a moderately little yet exquisitely beautiful shoreline. Gleaming sand and water green waters make the place extraordinary and exquisitely pristine. The shoreline lies alongside a town called Kala Pathar and henceforth the name derives from it. You can spot dead corals on the shoreline which is the reason it is not excessively appropriate for swimming but rather sitting on one of these corals and watching the sun ascend in the morning or simply breathing in the new soft breeze blowing over the ocean is an activity in itself.
Explore Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park – The immense Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is located around 16 kilometers south of Port Blair. The entire park is spread over an area of 282 square kilometers and consists of 17 islands. The park stretches between Rutland Island and South Andaman Island and the islands are a part of the Rutland Archipelago. Out of 17 islands, only two islands can be accessed by visitors which are the Red Skin and the Jolly Buoy Islands. The boat service and the glass-bottomed floor boat service are good for reaching and traversing through these islands and you can even snorkel in the ocean and can spot an assortment of sea animals and corals on these islands, in the most untouched and unhindered form. A visit to the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is a part of your tour itinerary with the luxury tours to Andaman by Star Vacation India.
Visit the Samudrika Marine Museum – You are keen on learning about the island’s ecosystem, animals, plants, marine life, and tribal communities of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, then head to Samudrika Marine Museum which is situated at a distance of 9 kilometers from central Port Blair region. It is run by the Indian Navy and consists of five galleries catering to the different subjects of the region like the geography of the place, history, marine life, flora and fauna, and anthropology. The museum is also known as the Fisheries Museum and on your journey towards the main entrance, you will also encounter a skeleton of the gigantic Blue Whale which was washed ashore once on one of the islands of Nicobar.
Explore Limestone Caves – The Limestone caves of the Andaman Islands are located in the Baratang Island of Middle Andaman and are a day-long excursion. After reaching Baratang Island, you need to take a half an hour-long boat ride passing through mangrove creeks and stopping at Nayadera Jetty. After getting off the boat, you need to walk for a kilometer and a half through the winding picturesque tropical forest trails. The formation and unique structures in the limestone caves consist of calcium carbonate. The massive sedimentary limestone formations are a result of compression over centuries and millenniums of the gradual deposits of ingredients such as shells, skeletons, and corals which finally result in the formation of these beautiful structures. The entire route from Baratang Jetty to Nayadera jetty is very beautiful and highly encaptivating.
See you with your family and your loved ones in our specially curated luxury tours to the Andaman Islands in 2021 which will let you experience the joy and bliss that these islands have to offer.