Places to visit in Andaman Islands | 2023

Andaman and Nicobar Islands are one of the raising destinations in India, day by day the number of visitors is increasing to visit the best places to visit in the Andaman Islands. Andaman Nicobar Islands divided into two groups i.e Andaman Group of Islands and other is Nicobar Group of Islands.

Places to visit in Port Blair, Andaman [Nearby]

  • Cellular Jail
  • Ross Island
  • North Bay Island
  • Radhanagar Beach no.7
  • Elephant Beach
  • Kalapather Beach
  • Anthropological Museum
  • Samundrika Naval Museum
  • Corbyn’s Cove Beach
  • Chidyatapu Beach
  • Jolly Bouy Island
  • Red Skin Island
  • Mahatma Gandhi National Park
  • Wandoor Beach
  • Mount Harriet
  • Chatham Saw Mill
  • Fish Aquarium

Places to visit in Middle Andaman

  • Baratang Island
  • Lime Stone Cave
  • Mud Volcano

Places to visit in North Andaman

  • Ross & Smith Island
  • Saddle Peak
  • Amkujnj Beach
  • Turtle nest

Cellular Jail :

  • The Cellular Jail Port is located in Blair, also known as Kalapani. It’s open for tourists except for official holidays. There is also a sound and light show in the evening in which the life story of a freedom fighter is narrated

How to reach the Cellular Jail | Distance? 

  • Distance – 1 km from Aberdeen Bazaar
  • Opening Hours – 09:00 to 16:00
  • Time to take the entire visit – 60 to 90 minutes

Ross Island:

  • Ross Island is a small island located in Andaman Nicobar which used to be the capital of the Andaman by the Britishers and is now developed as a tourist destination, where many tourists go roaming daily. Japanese bunker, old church and a museum to show on Ross Island reflects British living.
How to reach Ross Island | Distance? 
  • Distance – 3 km from Andaman Water Sport Complex
  • Transportation – by Boat
  • Opening Hours – 09:00 to 14:00
  • Time to take the entire visit – 2 – 3 Hrs

Corbyn’s Cove Beach:

  • Corbyn’s Cove Beach is the closest beach it is 7 kilometers away from the city, and it is one of the most visited places in Andaman. This place is famous for the nearby beach and water sports. People come here in the evening and when coming from the city, they get a beautiful view of the sea on the left side.
How to reach Corbyn’s Cove Beach | Distance?
  • Distance – 5 km from the City Center (i.e Aberdeen Bazaar)
  • Timing – 0900 to 1700 hrs
  • Time is taken for the entire tour – 90 -120 minutes

Samudrika Naval Museum:

  • The Samudrika Naval Museum is a museum of the Navy, where marine creatures are placed. Many species of animals are found in the Andaman Sea.

How to reach Samudrika Naval Museum | Distance?

  • Distance – 2 km from the City Center (i.e Aberdeen Bazaar)
  • Timing – 0900 to 1600 hrs
  • Time is taken for the entire tour – 30 -60 minutes

Havelock Island

best places to visit in Andaman Islands

Havelock Island is a lovely island within the union territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It’s the foremost putative, most stunning, and most visited island within the Andaman Islands.

Havelock is mostly safe for swimming, snorkeling, and diving activities and appears attractive.

The blue ocean with crystal clear water, the sand, the native appetizing foods, great diving Points, and most effective.

Havelock is an Island with completely clean and serene beaches, picturesque villages, and exotic resorts encircled by stunning coconut and palm trees.

A lot of tourists fly or sail across the Bay of Bengal to get pleasure from this heaven in a remote corner of the Asian nation [India].

Havelock is popularly turning into a paradise within the touristry world. it’s a natural paradise packed with white sand beaches, coral reefs with a colorful array of aquatic life, palm trees, in addition as dense forests within the interiors.

1. Radha Nagar Beach, Havelock Island:

Radhanagar Beach-havelock

Radhanagar Beach or Beach no. 7 is the most beautiful location on Havelock Island. Radha Nagar Beach is one of the famous names in Andaman tourism. It is twelve kilometers from the havelock cruise jetty (Govind Nagar No.1). The white sand and crystal clear water attract each holidaymaker. Now, Radha Nagar is one and therefore the most attractive, while not visiting it the Andaman tour is incomplete. It is also referred to as beach no 7. Radha Nagar beach is one of the top and best places to visit in Andaman and 99% of the tourist comes to visit Radha Nagar out of the total tourist in Andaman

How to reach Radha Nagar Beach?

  • Radha Nagar Beach is reached by road.

Is Radha Nagar reached by Road?

  • Yes, Radha Nagar is accessible by road and it is the foremost common way to reach this beach.

Is another way to reach Radha Nagar aside from the road?

  •  Yes, by charter the boat however it’s too long and time take, not counseled
  • But the best and unremarkably reached by road

Can I know the distance between Radha Nagar from Havelock  Harbour?

  • Radha Nagar Beach no. 7 is 12 kilometers away from havelock Cruise jetty i.e Govind Nagar

How much time is taken by car to reach Radha Nagar?

  • It takes 30-40 min. to reach

Is it worth going to Radha Nagar?

  • Without visiting Radha Nagar, your Andaman Tour is incomplete.

What kind of Water Sports Activities is done on Radha Nagar beach?

  • Water Sports Activities are obtainable in Elephant Beach not in Radha Nagar.

Is Swimming allowed in Radha Nagar?

  • Yes, Swimming is allowed here until sunset approx. 5 pm subsequently you’re not allowed to enter into the water.
  • It is known for its crystal clear water, therefore carrying an additional combination of clothes.

Is changing Rooms there?

  • Yes, changing rooms are obtainable in pay and use.

Best time to go to Radha Nagar beach?

  • It is also said to be a sunset point.
  • So you can visit in the evening time so are able to enjoy the water get pleasure from the water and see the sunset too.

Is any entry fee there to go to Radha Nagar?

  • No, it’s a public beach there’s no entry fee to go.

Is scuba-dive done is Radha Nagar beach?

  • No, scuba dive isn’t operated here.

Read More about Radha Nagar Beach no 7, Havelock Island

2. Elephanta Beach, Havelock Island:

Elephant Beach is locally known as Elephanta Beach since a couple of years there are some Elephants that can swim in the ocean. Elephant Beach is on Havelock Island of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is well known for water sports activities. It is named for crystal blue water, therefore you’ll do water activities if you visit this beach. Water Sports Activities like sea Walk, Snorkeling, Glass bottom boat ride, banana ride, and sofa ride can do in this place.

Best beach for snorkeling in Havelock. Elephant beach is a pollution-free sea beach with crystal clear seawater. Snorkeling in deep water with videography is charged 800-100 for 20-30 min. but this is the best activity on elephant beach, sea walking for 3500/- per trip. Apart from this, there is a banana ride too costing 600/- per ride. Change rooms are available for ladies too. The bathing facility is in an open bathroom. Carry your towel and undergarments, so we can change after completing the water activities. Keep sunscreen & goggles always.

Read More about Elephant Beach…

Elephant can be reached by Boat?

  • Yes, you’ll reach Elephant beach by boat.

How much time take to reach Elephant Beach by Boat?

  • It takes hardly 25-30 minutes to reach the elephant by speed boat.

From where do we get the boat for Elephanta?

  • You get the speed boat from havelock Cruise jetty (Port) to reach Elephanta Beach.

Is another way to reach Elephant Beach?

  • Yes, the Juggle trek is another way to reach Elephant Beach

From where do we start the trek to reach the elephant?

  • The start point for the trek is near Radha Nagar Beach. There is conjointly a signboard with a direction that indicates the trekking point.

Can I know the distance to reach Elephanta Beach by Trek?

  • It can be approximately 2km from the starting point near Radha Nagar Beach road.

Can I need any guide for Juggle Trek to Elephant?

  • It depends upon you, actually, there’s a direction with the signboard. If you would like any help, you’ll be able to take a guide too they’re going to assist you on the way and on water activities and until coming back.

What Activities are famous in Elephant Beach?

  • Elephant beach is known for water sports activities, here you’ll be able to do
    • under Sea Walk
    • Snorkeling
    • Glass bottom boat
    • Jet Skies
    • Banana ride
    • Sofa Ride

Bharatpur Beach, Neil Island:

Bharatpur is one of the best beaches known for coral-watching and also good for swimming with a sandy stretch. This beach is ideally recommended for youth and beach lovers. There are lots of water activities like scuba diving, Glass Bottom boats, Banana rides, Sofa rides, etc.  The Harbour area is full of corals in and around. From Bharatpur beach there is clear visibility of Havelock Island, you can spend enough time waiting for your ferry.

Laxmanpur Beach, Neil Island:

Laxmanpur beach is one of the best places to visit in Andaman and is very popular for its sunset and is also known as the sunset point of Neil Island, Laxmanpur Beach is of white shell sand with shallow water and offers a good snorkeling option. Sunbathing and swimming are other activities. This Laxman Pur Beach beach lies about two kilometers from the jetty with lots of coral formations, ornamental shaped fish, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, starfish, etc. The main attraction here is the natural rock formations which are very popularly known as Natural Bridge or Howrah Bridge.

Sitapur Beach, Neil Island:

Sitapur beach is facing toward the open sea and thus it has lots of high tides. Sitapur is about 6 km towards the south and at the tip of the island. This beach is best and suitable to watch the sunrise. For watching Sunrise, you want to wake up very early around 4:00 am because the sunrise in Andaman Island mostly occurs between 4:30 to 5:15 am. No water activities are available on this beach.

Cellular Jail:

Cellular Jail a National Memorial. The Jail, originally build with 7 pronged building with a central tower, is a massive structure comprising honeycomb-like corridors. Presently, three of the seven wings remain. The Jail also has a museum with an art gallery and a photo gallery.

Memories of the heroic freedom struggle and the experience of being imprisoned in the Cellular Jail are narrated in the Light & Sound show every evening starting around 5:30 pm (Hindi show) after sunset and there is also available in English, three days a week. without visiting Cellular Jail, your Andaman tour is incomplete, it is one of the places to must visit in Andaman.

Ross Island [Nethaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island]:

Ross Island is a small island located in Andaman Nicobar which used to be the capital of the Andaman by the Britishers and is now developed as a tourist destination, where many tourists go roaming daily. Japanese bunker, old church and a museum to show on Ross Island reflects British living. Ross Island is a small island located in Andaman Nicobar which used to be the capital of the Andaman by the Britishers and is now developed as a tourist destination, where many tourists go roaming daily. Ross Island is renamed Nethaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island.

Ross Island or Nethaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island or the ruins of old buildings like the Chief Commissioner’s House, Church, Hospital, Govt. House, Swimming Pool, Bakery, Press, Cemetery, and Troop Barracks, all memoirs of the British Regime. The island is a 10-15 minute boat journey from the water sports complex or sometimes the boat runs from Junglighat Jetty.

North Bay Island [Coral Island]:

North Bay is the most accessible place near Port Blair city for water sports activities. The activities offered are Scuba diving, Under Sea-Walking, Snorkelling, Swimming, and Glass bottom boat ride. Though North Bay is connected to the South Andaman Island, the easy accessibility is through ferry from Marina Park (Rajiv Gandhi water sports complex) and Junglighat. The ferry takes around 20 minutes from the city. There are a few souvenir shops and eateries at the Bay. Visitors can also trek to the Hillock and climb to the North Point lighthouse on the Island. It’s one of the places to visit in Andaman.

Corbyn’s Cove Beach

Corbyn’s Cove is located 7 km away from Port Blair town. With hotels, restaurants, and changing room facilities, it makes an ideal spot for sunbathing. Snake Island located nearby is known for scuba diving. Andaman tour mainly starts from Corbyn’s cove beach, on the day of arrival you will start from Corbyn’s Cove beach, which is one of the top places to visit in the Andaman Islands.

Chidyatapu Beach:

Chidiya Tapu is about 25 km from Port Blair and is the southernmost tip of South Andaman. Chdiyatapu cover with lots of birds, and pristine beaches and mangroves make it an ideal picnic spot. It offers a wonderful sunset view. Chidyatapu beach and its sunset is one of the best places to visit in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Wandoor Beach

Wandoor is a village in South Andaman and is the entry point of the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, spread over 281.5 sq. km covering the sea and 15 islands and adjoining coral reefs. The Marine park is a natural ‘heaven of open sea’ creeks and islands. The area is rich with beautiful coral and marine life. Red Skin and Jolly Buoy Islands can be traveled by boat for 30-45 minutes from Wandoor Beach. Which are popular for scuba diving and snorkeling, Glass bottom boats are available.

Chatham Saw Mill:

Chatham Island houses one of the oldest and largest saw mills in Asia. The island is connected to Haddo, Port Blair by a bridge and has the second-largest wharf of the islands. The sawmill is a storehouse of a variety of wood species. The sawmill was established in 1883 by the British to meet all the local timber requirements. The museum in the mill compound showcases various models and forest department activities in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Various timber mementos and decorative pieces made of famous Padauk wood and Gurjan etc. are available for sale. The sawmill is open to tourists from 9. am to 2.00 pm on all weekdays.

Viper Island

Long before the iconic cellular Jail was constructed Viper Island housed the notorious Jail “Viper Chain Gang Jail” constructed between 1864-67 (supervision of Col. Ford). The Jail was home to the convicts considered most dangerous. The convicts were kept in fetters and were forced to work within those fetters. The ruins of this two-storeyed building jail and gallows are still seen on Viper island. The island is situated within a 20-minute boat journey from Phoenix Bay or Junglighat Jetty at Port Blair. The Island derived its name from a cutter vessel Viper which met with an accident and sank near this Island.

Mount Harriet

Mount Harriet is the second highest peak in South Andaman offering a magnificent view. It is situated 55 km by road / 15 km by ferry. Trekking is available from Bambooflat to Mount Harriet. From Mount Harriet, a trail can be taken to reach Madhuban. Mount Harriet is a place for a variety of rare endemic birds, animals, and butterflies. Mount Harriet was the summer headquarters of the Commissioner during British Era. The location is named after Harriet Tytler. it is an ideal place for trekking, picnic, and bird watching. A guest house maintained by the Forest Department is available for stay.

Lime Stone Cave, Baratang Island:

Approachable by Boat from Baratang Nilambur Jetty (20-25 minutes). The boat takes around 5 and 10 people and cost Rs 600. per head (both ways). The boat ride is through the thick mangrove forest. The cave is about a 1.5 km walk through a kaccha road but a comfortable journey. Different shapes are formed in rocks over the years. The wooden walkway made over the mangrove forest is very nice & charming.

Mud Volcano, Baratang Island:

Mud Volcano is approachable by road from Nilambur jetty and is mainly called Baratang jetty. One has to walkable the early morning and get ready to go to Baratang Island via Jarawa creek by vehicle. From Jarawa, Creek Mud volcano is at a walkable distance of about 300 meters. A mud volcano is created by natural gases emitted by decaying organic matter underground.

Mud is pushed upwards by the gas, it deposits and hardens above the ground. Mud Volcano is formed by mud oozes out and spills over the edge it grows in size, gradually forming a miniature volcano with a rich, creamy mud crater at the top. Mud Volcano is currently in a few places of the world of which many exist in the Andaman Islands in India.

Parrot Island, Baratang:

The sight of hundreds of parrots returning home before every sunset is an experience that draws nature lovers to Parrot island. Visiting this small island is an interesting escapade combining bird watching, boat rides through mangrove fringed coastline, and marveling at the enchanting sun setting behind the island.

Parrot Island is best viewed during sunrise or sunset when parrots come to roam around this Island. The Sunset view is fantastic and as soon as the sun sets, hundreds of parrots went to the island. They keep flying around the island for about 10 minutes during the evening time. The boats for Parrot island leave before 4 pm and by that time there are no buses for Port Blair and you need to night’s stay at Baratang.


Best Time to visit Andaman Nicobar Tour Package:

Best season visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman and Nicobar Island is all time destination but all the places have the best time to visit based on the climatic conditions.

  • We all know from past decades the season of Monsoon is vary throughout the country. Andaman’s Climatic condition also changes.
  • In Andaman normal Rainfall will falls throughout the year and it will not affect the visitor. Some may enjoy the shower of nature.
  • But one may note the rough wind which may affect the sea travel like
    • One has to reach Havelock or Neil by Cruise /Ferry
    • Rough sea is mainly in Nov/ Dec  (Based on the last two years)

As I already said Andaman is a all-time destination. one can enjoy the Andaman whenever you may reach

Scuba Diving in Andaman has available on many Islands:

Scuba Diving is like diving underwater using the Equipment called Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (Scuba).

Places to do Scuba Diving in Andaman are :

  • North Bay Island
  • Havelock Island
  • Neil Island

Offbeat Places to visit in Andaman

Why are you looking for Posted Itinerary, if you are an adventure lover? You should make your itinerary as per your choice. Andaman Island has everything to attract tourists. You can not imagine Andaman and Nicobar Islands are made of 572 Groups of islands only 38 islands are only residential and the rest are still untouched by the general people. Many Islands are banned by Government to preserve tribals of the Island but still many islands are open for tourists. Who do not like the rush place and love to visit the place where people does not reach them. Yes” If you belong to that category then this page helps you to plan your Offbeat tour.


Saddle Peak (Diglipur Island)

Saddle Peak is the highest peak on Andaman and Nicobar Island


Ross and Smith Island (Diglipur)

Ross and Smith Island located at Diglipur Island


Long Island

Sholbay Beach

Mount Harriet

Mount Harriet is the second highest peak of Andaman and Nicobar Island. It can be reached from Port Blair by cab and Adventures things there the dense forest trek to Kalapathar and still offbeat place visit very rare


Bada Balu Beach

Bada Babu Beach is located near Chidiyatapu Beach, approx 32km by road from port Blair and has a very beautiful beach. one can enjoy peace.


Mayabander Mangroves

Barren Island

Barren Island is the only active volcano in India. And it is now closed by Government but can see from distance by hiring a private boat from Port Blair.


Cinque Island

Little Andaman


Great Nicobar (Only Open for Indian Tourist)

Great Nicobar is in the Southern part of India. It comes in Nicobar Groups of Island and the only one island you can visit from the group of Nicobar islands


Best Places to visit in the Andaman Islands

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