Your trip to the Andaman is about to commence and you are wondering what exactly you will be doing on your trip. You chose this place as your holiday destination because of how far flung it is and how well it can help you unplug from everyday life. But now that the D-day is upon you, what exactly are your plans from the time you will be landing in Port Blair? Don’t worry, this blog post has got you covered. Here are the most popular and unique things you can do in Andaman to make your vacation one of most fun and relaxing experiences of your lifetime:
Scuba Diving at Havelock Island
Don’t worry – you don’t need to be a pro swimmer to explore the colourful depths of the ocean here. PADI scuba diving and sea walking are two under water activities that you can enjoy even with zero swimming skills. Experienced divers will take you below water and help you explore the sights and sounds of pristine marine ecosystems that the Andaman Sea hides beneath its surface.
The light and Sound show in Cellular Jail
If you have an interest in history, Cellular jail is one place that will let you explore and experience just how tough a life out freedom fighters had to live and the many atrocities they had suffer at the hands of the British. The light and sound show here is an evening presentation that provides a gripping account of Cellular Jail and why it was infamously referred to as “Kalapani”.
Exploring limestone caves of Baratang
The largest limestone caves in India – Baratang are a must-see attraction in Andaman and you should definitely include them as part of your itinerary. The naturally unique stalactites and stalagmites of these caves are guaranteed to fascinate you. And as an added bonus, the ride to these caves will be a delight to your eyes as you splash through the ocean in a speed boat with mangroves on both sides.
Island hopping to catch the sunsets
You will not find more exquisite sunset views anywhere else in the world – guaranteed! Island hopping is one of the most popular activities that tourist take up in the Andaman, just to get a chance to enjoy the different colours the sun with throw up in the sky as it sets on the horizon. Popular destinations include Havelock Island, Neil Island, Viper Island, Stewart Island and many more.
Bird watching at Chidiya Tapu
If you are a nature lover, the avian fauna of the Andaman Islands will definitely put you in awe. Chidiya Tapu is a unique destination about 25 KMs from Port Blair that houses several species of birds including parakeets, emerald doves, sea eagles and more. You can always plan an early morning excursion to this tiny village island and enjoy the unique tropical wonders that this region hides from the rest of the world.
There you go – pick and choose any of the above activities and have a great time on your trip to the Andaman Islands.