Are you someone in search of some inner peace? Had the hectic city life bore you and you want a place to escape to? Had the thought of leaving behind all monotony and plunge into a land of
serenity, peace and beauty and yet not have a huge hole in your pocket?
Andaman and Nicobar islands is the place for you.
Here is a list of 12 must visit places while at this group of islands.
1. RADHA NAGAR BEACH
A place isn’t voted the best beach of Asia
without a reason. With fine white sand and turquoise blue water and a lot of peace, this is once place to crash from the adulteration of the city life. There are so many activities to do here, one visit might not be enough for you.
People from all over the world flock here to meet new people, click beautiful pictures and adding beauty to their holiday albums. So if you need that one profile picture for your Facebook profile everyone would envy, this is the place to go.
2. CELLULAR JAIL
Popularly known as Kalapani and drenched in colonial and political history, this is the place where Indian freedom fighters were gruesomely executed and tortured. This is one place that will at once both fascinate and disturb you. This regular tourist spot is known for its architecture and suffocating jail cells.
One must not miss the Goosebumps during and after the light and sound show in the evening that showcases the Indian freedom.
3.MAHATMA GANDHI MARINE NATIONAL PARK (JOLLY BUOY ISLAND)
Located on the South-Western coast of South Andaman, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is one of a kind. Situated on a group of 15 islands, most importantly the islands, Jolly Buyoy and Redskin, that are open for tourists, this is one place you shouldn’t miss if you make a trip to Andaman.
4. CHIDIYA TAPU
As the name suggests this is the most famous bird-watching point in Andamans. Known for the beautiful sunsets, this place is popular amongst tourists for the various birds that see this island as a place of rest during migration. Definitely a must visit place.
5. CORBYN’S COVE
If you need a break from town while at Port Blair, Corbyn’s cove is the place to go. It is a small curve of sand backed by palms. Imagine a place, the journey to which will consist of scenic beauty of the coast and the destination that will welcome with the unending horizon, and you will visualize Corbyn’s cove. This would definitely be on anyone’s list while at Andaman.
6. INGLIS ISLAND
Situated 57 km off Port Blair, this Havelock Island is known for its brilliant coral reefs and wildlife.If you are fond of aquatic life, snorkeling and deep sea diving from Inglis Island will change your life
! The Hritik in ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ type realization! (Well we are not guaranteeing Katrina like trainer though).
By the way, if you are not fond of rich, colourful and breathtakingly mesmerizing aquatic flora and fauna then you surely don’t deserve to witness the awe-inspiring Andamans!
7. SADDLE PEAK
Stands as the highest peak of Andaman, this place is for the trek freaks! But even if you are fond of plains and beautiful scenery, then this trek is worth the effort because what you are going to witness after a 3-hour trek is incredible!
8. INDIRA POINT
Ever felt Indian or felt you belong to this land of diversity and beauty? The feeling-Indian feel can be felt best at Indira point, the southernmost tip of India. One can stretch his/her arms and claim to have felt a feeling so inexplicable, it would take Jack and Rose’s Titanic act for a competition.
9. BARREN ISLAND
We all must have watched volcanoes erupting on television and wanted to have a glimpse of one? Well, India has its own active volcano. Less known to the people in the mainland, Barren Island houses the only volcano on Indian soil. Though it hasn’t erupted in a couple of centuries, it is a must visit place in Andaman and Nicobar.
10. NEIL ISLAND
With the other Howrah Bridge of India, Neil Island is another place you must not miss while at Andaman. Along with the Howrah Bridge, which is a natural rock bridge, this island houses a plethora of coral reefs and vivid marine life that will fascinate you no end.
Definitely a treat to visit, the journey of these natural limestone caves is mesmerizing not only because of the stalactite and stalagmite structures one sees, but also the journey through the tribal reserves and the rare glimpse of the sunbathing crocodiles in the mangroves.
12. SAMUDRIKA MARINE MUSEUM
And if you are a kind of person who loves to understand the evolution of a place and its people, this is one place for you! Run by Navy, this place has amazing exhibits of Island’s ecosystem, tribes, plants, animals and marine life!
Andaman Islands is a great option if you’re going for a honeymoon
! It’s also a peace lover’s haven. A place that you will cherish for a lifetime to come.