Popular Things To Do In Andaman Nicobar Islands

There are around 300 stunning islands are in Andaman Nicobar archipelago in Bay of Bengal. The popular attractions in these islands are palm-lined white sand beaches, tropical rain forests, colourful coral reefs, rich marine species, mangroves, and a paradise for water sports activities .The best things you can enjoy here are listed below. You can find people with different religious backgrounds and stays as a Union.

1. Elephant Beach

Address: SH4, Havelock Island, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744211, India.

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Elephant beach is a perfect family beach for a enjoying a vacation. It attracts visitors with its crystal clear water and palm lines white sand beaches. There are number of water sports activities you can enjoy like swimming, snorkeling, sailing, banana boats, sunbathing etc. There is an attractive coral reef you can find just less than one meter away from the shoreline.

2. Ross Island

Address: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island.

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The name of Ross Island changed to Netaji Subhash Chandra Boss Island is located 3 km east of Port Blair. More than charming beauty of island, it has historical significance. You can find the ruins of British model houses constructed during their ruling. This place was known as ?Kalapani? where British punish people who participate in 1857 rebellion. There are chances off meeting number of wildlife also from here.

3. Great Nicobar Island

Address: Great Nicobar, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744302.

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This island is largest among Great Nicobar Islands. Apart from stunning beaches the things you can explore here are Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve ? where it preserves the endemic species of Andaman Nicobar Islands includes saltwater crocodile, Nicobar scrubfowl, edible-nest swiftlet, Nicobar long-tailed macaque etc and also take a visit to Indira Point- the southernmost territory of India.

4. Cellular Jail

Address: Atlanta Point, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744102, India.

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Cellular Jail Photo

Take a visit to the Cellular Jail, it has number of horror stories to tell about the persons were prisoned here those who participate in 1857 freedom fight. The arrested people witnessed lots of human crimes did by British rulers on that period. Each cell is allotted for single person over here. Definitely, this is a must visit historic site in these islands.

5. Forest Museum

Address: Chatham Island, Foreshore Rd, Haddo, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744102, India.

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Forest museum is located on the outer part of Port Blair, a destination for those who love nature. This museum is maintained by Forest department of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. There are number of assortment of trees as well as exhibitions of artefacts made with timber, oak, stain wood, gurjan and paduak. Apart from this museum, you can visit a zoo and zoological garden near to it.

6. Diglipur Island

Address: Diglipur, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744202, India.

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Diglipur Island is a paradise for eco-tourists. It has number of pristine beaches and surrounded natural greenery. The beaches over here are popular for water sports activities and some of the major beaches are Ramnagar Beach, kalipur beach, pathi level beach etc. You can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, diving, trekking with wildlife watching, watch turtle nesting etc.

7. Chidiya Tapu Beach

Address: Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744105, India.

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Chidiya Tapu Beach Photo

This beach is a popular bird watching destination situated at Port Blair. This is one of the most photographed beaches in Anadaman & Nicoabar Islands. You can enjoy a wonderful sunset also from here. You can visit Chidiya Tapu Biological Park which preserves endemic as well as endangered species of birds and animals of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

8. Havelock Island

Address: Swaraj Dweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744211.

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Havelock Island Photo

Havelock Island is presently known as Swaraj Island is a popular Andaman tourist attraction. This island has a number of attractive beaches like Elephant beach with coral reefs, Radhanagar Beach for sunset watching, Vijaynagar beach and you can enjoy number of water sports activities over here, can walk through forests, can enjoy bird watching etc.

9. Anthropological Museum

Address: anthropological museum, India.

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Anthropological Museum Photo

If you want to learn about the life and history of tribes in this island, take a visit to anthropological museum in Port Blair. There are different kinds of tribal categories are staying in this island and only with special permission only you can enter into tribal villages. This tribal collection in this museum includes art, craft works, tools, handicrafts, clothing, utensils, ornaments etc used by the tribal in long years ago.

10. Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park

Address: SH8, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India.

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Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park Photo

This National Park was established in 1983 near Wandoor in Andaman Islands. The objective of this marine park is to protect and preserve valuable marine species like corals, nesting sea turtles etc. There is a chain of 17 islands you can find in this park. Other attractions are mangrove vegetation, white sand beaches, uprooted trees etc.

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