August 14th, 2018 by OYO Team

A few years ago, the Andaman Islands used to be one of the most underrated tourist destinations of India. The islands lie far out into the Bay of Bengal and were usually not considered among the best places to visit even by the avid travellers. However, over the last one decade, the beautiful white sand beaches lined with palm trees and the abundant marine life of the islands has garnered a fair amount of attention from all across the world.

With its pleasant climate and great water sports, the Andaman Islands are definitely worth a visit, especially, if you are looking for a relaxed holiday. Want to experience the serenity of this natural landscape, but don’t have the time to plan an extensive vacation? Leave this hard work on us! Our Andaman Tour Packages equipped with top-notch amenities will help you set out on the most comfortable journey to this island, and make this holiday the most cherished one for a long time!

Best Places to Visit in Andaman

If you are planning a trip to Andaman, here’s the tentative list of places a usual Andaman tour package offers.

  1.    Bharatpur Beach, Neil Island
  2.    Baratang Island
  3.    Corbyn’s Cove Beach, Port Blair
  4.    Cinque Island
  5.    Chidiya Tapu, Port Blair


Bharatpur Beach, Neil Island

Located around 37 kilometres from Port Blair, the white sands of Bharatpur Beach is a must-visit if you are in the archipelago. Lush with greenery, the beach gives you a serene and calm experience, which most of the tourist destinations miss. Also, this is the only place in Neil Island where water sports are conducted. So, if you are an adrenaline junkie, this is the right place for you.

Go for: Water sports and coral reefs.


Baratang Island

The island is home to the limestone caves, which are extremely rare in the country. The other places to visit in the island include the Parrot Island, the beach at Baludera and the Mud Volcano, which is a dormant volcano among the many active ones in the area. You can also study some of the cultural practices of the Jarawa’s, a resident tribe of the island. A part of your Andaman holiday packages, Baratang Island is around hundred kilometres away from the capital city, Port Blair. The Andaman Trunk Road to Mayabunder passes through this island.

Go for: Limestone Caves.


Corbyn’s Cove Beach, Port Blair

It is one of the most popular tourist spots of the port blair, the beach is named after Henry Fisher Corbyn who served as a cleric of the area. The backdrop of the lush coconut trees and the sparkling blue sea sets your mood right for an extensive tour of the islands. You can find a variety of food shacks in the area.

Go for: Sunbathing and swimming.


Cinque Island

Located at the north side of the Duncan Island, the Cinque Island is around 26 kilometres away from Port Blair. The island is part of the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, which also known as the Wandoor Marine National Park.  The island is famous for its coral reefs that extend a few hundred meters deep into the sea from the land. So, if you have a curiosity for coral reefs, Cinque will definitely amaze you.

Go for: Marine life such as starfish, sea anemones, seaweeds and coral reefs.


Chidiya Tapu, Port Blair

Bird Island or Chidiya Tapu is another famous tourist destination of Andaman and is located around 25 kilometres from the city of Port Blair. If you love bird watching, there’s no way you cannot fall in love with the place. Rare species like scarlet minivet, hanging parrot, drongos and red-breasted parakeets are among the 46 species frequently seen at the island.

Go for: Birdwatching and beautiful views of the sunset.

The Andaman Islands promise a memorable vacation, especially, if you have a love for serene beaches and adventurous water sports. So, make sure you pick the best Andaman tour package to not miss out on anything in this beautiful land.

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