The Andaman & Nicobar Islands, a perfect summer getaway, is a tourist place at the meeting point of the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal. With an extensive array of leisure facilities, exciting water sports and a host of activities, a holiday spend in Andaman can be as comfortable enjoyable or filled with adventure as you’d like it to be. The weather is moderate throughout the year however the period from December to May the best time to visit Andaman is. If you want to visit this summer, have a look at 6 places and include the same in your trip.
Radhanagar Beach or Beach number 7 is a very popular destination for couples as it offers a wide variety of things to spend holiday. It has been included in Andaman honeymoon packages after it has won the title as Asia’s Best Beach by the Time Magazine in 2004. Here you will experience turquoise blue waters, picturesque sunset and white sand. Further, you can enjoy scuba diving and snorkeling with your spouse.
Are you fond of Scuba Diving? If yes, don’t ignore the Havelock Island in your tour to Andaman. It is a home of the richest reef ecosystem and offers you opportunity to experience diverse marine life having pristine waters. Two diving operators namely Dive India and Barefoot Scuba offer training and allied equipments for scuba diving. Both of them are certified from the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI).
Just 100 kilometers away from the city of Port Blair, the Baratang Island the place you can’t forget to include in your Andaman tour. You can enjoy your holiday having a boat safari amid the natural tunnel of dense mangrove plantations. During your boat safari, you can watch exotic birds along the lush trail of thick tree canopies and knots. Further, you will come across with the splendid Lime Stone Caves. You need to carry a torch to have the best view of the caves.
North Bay Beach
North Bay Beach, just 15 minutes walking distance away from the Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex, is a popular destination for easiest water sports like Sea-walking in Andaman & Nicobar. Walking barefoot on seashore, you will have a wonderful view of the corals and rich marine life. With the support of skilled life guards, you can explore the beauty underwater here with utmost safety.
If you love adventure, do include trekking from Mt Harriet to Madhuban in your tour to Andaman. This 16-kilometer long trek will give you a picturesque view which includes exotic birds, lush trail and many more. Trekking on this route requires guide support and requisite equipment. You will have to carry enough food, torch, water and first aid before starting trekking on this trek.
Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex
The Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex situated in the heart of Port Blair is a center for several aqua sports naming as jet skiing, speed boat rides, parasailing, banana rides and rowboat padding. The complex has separate changing rooms for males & females and is guarded with trained security personnel.