Tourist Places in Andaman

South Andaman

Cinque Island (39 Kms. by Sea from Port Blair)

Declared as a sanctuary, these are enchanting islands with rare corals and under-water marine life and tropical rain forest. There is a beautiful sand bar joining the islands. It is suitable for scuba diving and snorkeling.

Havelock Island (38 Kms. By Sea from Port Blair)

This island offers beautiful sandy beaches and lush green forest. Radhanagar Beach (Beach No.7), Asia’s 7th most beautiful sea beach, is one of the attractive destinations for the tourists in the islands. Snorkeling & scuba diving facilities are provided in many beaches like Elephant beach etc. One can enjoy quite holidays in the lap of mother nature here.

Neil Island (40 Kms. By Sea from Port Blair)

This beautiful Island with lush green forest & sandy beaches is the vegetable bowl of Andaman. It provides an ideal holiday for eco-friendly tourists. Beautiful beaches at Lakshmanpur, Bharatpur, Sitapur & the natural bridge formations on the sea-shore are the attractions.

Barren Island (139 Kms. by Sea from Port Blair)

This is the only active volcano in India. This island is about 3 Kms. in crater of the volcano, about half km away from the shore. This island can be visited by special boats which are scheduled by the DSS weekly. Visit is restricted to on board vessels only. Landing ashore not allowed.

Middle Andaman

Baratang (105 Kms. By road from Port Blair)

The Island has beautiful beaches. Baludera beach is one among them. Mud Volcanoes, Limestone cave & Parrot Island are the most attractions for the tourists in this Island.

Rangat (170 Kms. by road from Port Blair)

After crossing the Baratang Island one reaches this Island which holds immense potential for tourism. One can enjoy the solitude of virgin nature & also can view the nesting of turtles during Dec-Feb season in the Cutbert Bay beach.

North Andaman

Mayabunder (242 Kms. by road from Port Blair)

This Island comes after Rangat, offers excellent scenic beauty & beautiful beaches. Beach at Avis Island (separate small Island travelled by local engine dingy), Karmatang beach and mangrove lined Creeks are the attractions for the tourists. This small Port Township offers immense scope for beach tourism.

Diglipur (328 Kms. by road from Port Blair)

Known as the ‘Rice Bowl of Andaman & Nicobar Islands’, reached after crossing Mayabunder. It provides a rare experience for eco-friendly tourists. Saddle Peak (732 Mtrs.) the highest point in the Islands is located near to Diglipur & excellent for trekking. Kalpong, the only river of Andaman flows from here. Ross & Smith, the twin Islands joined by a bewitching sand bar, is travelled from Diglipur by engine dingy. One who prefers to be away from the hustle and humdrum of urban life must come here to enjoy unhurried holidays.