Things you must try in Andaman and Nicobar Island

Things you must try in Andaman and Nicobar Island

Andaman and Nicobar Island can be considered as the perfect destination, beaches, turquoise water. Not only this you will get to enjoy many water activities, sightseeing, adventure sports. Andaman and Nicobar Island is a group of 572 islands, and you can experience one of the best vacations there.

Here are some of the activities which you must try if you visit Andaman and Nicobar Island. Also, during December and January month Andaman organizes an annual tourism festival.


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If you are a water lover or adventure lover, then you must try snorkelling, and even if you have not experienced this anywhere else, this is the best chance to experience snorkelling. This is the topmost thing that you must try during your visit to Andaman.
You can explore the underwater things and also have the opportunity to see the rarest corals and marine life.

The best place to experience this is in Havelock Island, located in Port Blair. It will be a 1-hour ride and will cost around Rs 500 to Rs 1000 per person. This will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and you will not even remember that how soon that one hour passed away.


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Many times we watch the sea kart but, we never get to ride that on our own but, here in Port Blair you get the opportunity to ride the sea kart yourself, and because of this, it is the most popular adventure sport in Andaman.

You will get to drive it along the coast of Port Blair, all the safety measures are taken care of, and it is very comfortable.

You can try sea kart at Corbyn Cove beach located in Port Blair. The duration of the ride will be 1 hour and 30 minutes. They will give you instructions. It costs around Rs 3500 per person on sharing basis, and if you want to ride it solo, it will cost you Rs 5000.

Before missing the chance, remember that Seakart activity is present in only three places all over the world, and their unsinkable and unflappable can handle three people only. It is completely safe, and even if you are a non-swimmer, you can go for the ride without any problem. They will offer you complimentary DSLR photography.

Scuba Diving

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If you call yourself an adventure enthusiast, then this is the must-try water sport for you. Scuba Diving does not require swimming, and if you don’t know swimming, then also you can attempt it.

You can explore colourful corals and marine life. You can try scuba diving at many places but, if you want, you can try it at here. In Andaman also many places offer scuba diving.
The duration of the ride is 1 hour, and the price starts from Rs 1,800 depending on the place.

Swimming with Elephants

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Did you ever think about swimming with an elephant? We have always heard that elephants are very friendly and love to be around humans, so Andaman provides you with the opportunity to swim with the star elephant named Rajan.

It is an exciting experience in itself, as it is very different, and for once, you can change your partner from a human being with an elephant. So make sure that you don’t leave Andaman and Nicobar Island without experiencing this.
Madhuban Trek

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Andaman does offer you not only different water activities but also adventure activities like trekking. You can trek from the third highest peak in the archipelago is from Mt. Harriet to Madhuban, travelling through Kala Patthar.

During the trek, you can experience a wide variety of flora and fauna as the forest are dense, and in that, you can enjoy the island trekking.

The best time to go for this trek is during October as per the weather. You can cover the whole trek in around 6 to 7 hours, and as such, there is no cost for this until you book for a trek tour guide.


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It is the best way to experience the beauty of a twinkling star that you will find floating under your feet instead of the sky above. You must include this activity in your bucket list as it looks more beautiful and mesmerizing in real than in a photograph.

Due to the presence of phytoplankton in the seawater, the water glows and shines. Also, it can be witnessed only on no moon nights.

You can avail of kayak tours, and the duration is around 1 to 2 hours, and there is no costing for visiting the bioluminescent beach.

Glass Bottom Boat Ride

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If you are afraid of water, but you also want to experience marine life, this is the perfect way to do so. Even kids can enjoy the ride with proper safety gear and watch corals.

It is one of the interesting activities that you must do on your visit to Andaman and Nicobar Island. The glass-bottom boat ply between Water sports complex and North bay corals and the other one from Port Blair to Jolly Buoy Island and the costs starts from Rs 500 per person, and it will be a ride of 1 to 2 hours depending on your choice.


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You can try Parasailing at many places but, when you watch the beautiful view of Havelock Island, it is all worth it.

Parasailing is offered in many places like Goa and all. If you want to enjoy the scene and turquoise water, you can try it here.

It will be a one-hour ride, and the cost will depend on which season you visit the Island and also the location of Parasailing.

Semi Submarine Ride

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Did you ever dreamt of going for a ride in a submarine, or how it appears like being inside a submarine and watching the marine life and corals. So if this was your dream, it could be fulfilled in Andaman and Nicobar Island.

Of course, you won’t get to ride in an actual one but, something similar to that is a semi-submarine coral safari ride in Port Blair.

You can enjoy life underwater while also being comfortable, and the views will leave you mesmerized and amazed. You can also experience different kinds of colourful fish, and it is one of the most interesting activities you will come across in Andaman.

The ride starts at 9:30 AM and ends at 3 PM, and you can choose your time accordingly. It happens to be a 2-hour ride.

Sea Walking

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Are you bored of walking on the land? So Andaman offers you to walk inside the sea with colourful fishes, beautiful and rare corals.

It is a very different activity that you must try. Also, it is worth adding to your bucket list. The walk is well protected with all the safety gears, and by going on the ocean bed, you get the perfect chance and a better way to explore many different things underwater, rare corals, the huge number of fishes.

The ride duration is between 1 to 2 hours, and it costs Rs 4,000 per person.

Volcano Tour

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Suppose you call yourself an adventure lover, so there is no chance that you should miss this out. You will get to visit and explore a real volcano. Most of the time, either we see it in books or newspapers, but you can experience this life.

You will get the chance to visit a very famous mud volcano, it is a very peaceful place, seems so odd to say but yes it is very peaceful and, it takes around 2 to 3 hours to visit the Island, and there are no entry fees for the Island, you need to pay for the transport you are opting for. You can either travel via cab, or you can take water means also.

Kalapathar Beach Excursion

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If you want to spend some quality time being on the Island, this is the place, and you won’t regret it. You can go to the Kalapathar beach located on Havelock Island.

The water is very crystal clear, and it is very beautiful; you can freshen up yourself by taking a walk on the beach, and it takes around 2 to 3 hours.

The beach is a perfect spot for photography; you will get amazing photos, and even you can visit the place for any photoshoot. You can also enjoy the beach, and it feels very different as you have crystal clear water.

Helicopter Ride

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Adding on to another adventure exploration, you view the beautiful Island from the sky and experience how it looks like. It appears like watching a panorama view with eyes, and you don’t need the camera for this.

The ride covers the area from South Andaman to North Andaman, going through the dense forest and the coastlines. The helicopter ride is really fun, and you will fall in love with the scene and surroundings.

It will be a ride of 1 to 2 hours, depending on your choice, and the cost will range between Rs 2,000 to Rs 6,500.

Sea Plane

Seaplane Ride From Havelock To Port Blair
We almost see these seaplane rides in the Maldives but, you can enjoy the ride being in Andaman and Nicobar Island. It is a completely new experience and one of the most exclusive things to do in Port Blair.

You can travel in a seaplane from Port Blair to Havelock Island, or you can also choose the return transport from Havelock Island to Port Blair. The plane carries nine people at a time and takes 15 minutes to reach the destination.

If you choose the ferry option, it takes 2 hours to cover the same distance, but by opting the seaplane travel, you can enjoy the aerial views, and even you can gift this ride to anyone. It costs around Rs 2,000 per person for one-way travel.

Light and Sound Show

Visit Cellular Jail And Watch The Light And Sound Show
Andaman and Nicobar Island has a very important place related to the history of India, and that is the cellular jail, which was used by the Britishers to give the Kala Paani Jail to the freedom fighters during the struggle for freedom but, now it has a light, and sound show and that works as the highlight which tells the stories of the freedom fighters who were prisoned in the jail to death.

You can experience the show from Tuesday to Saturday, and different show timings have been allotted. The entry fees cost Rs 10 but if you want to take the camera and video camera you have to pay some additional charge. The duration of the show is around 1 to 2 hours.

Limestone Caves

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Mostly in movies, we see the scenes or music videos they shoot between the limestone caves but, you have the opportunity to experience the natural structure of limestone caves and their beauty.

Along with exploring limestone caves, you can enjoy a speed boat ride with mangrove trees on both sides.

The caves are located in Baratang, and you can travel there by bus and ferry.
Here are some of the best activities you must try in Andaman and Nicobar Island.

edited and proofread by nikita sharma


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