One of the most faraway destinations in India, you may not have heard of the Andaman Islands, or be aware of the vast landscapes and magnificent ocean which awaits you. But this archipelago in the Bay of Bengal is one destination which you don’t want to miss.
Located in the middle of Andaman Sea, these islands have much in common with such famous places as Maldives or Bali, but at quite a lower price. Coral reefs supporting marine life such as sharks and rays make for popular diving and snorkeling sites.
With roughly 300 islands known for their palm-lined, white-sand beaches, mangroves and tropical rainforests, it’s here that you can can swim with the elephants, get lost in the ancient jungles, explore the underwater world, and swim in the cleanest and the most transparent water in the world.
With many incredible Andaman tour packages, this archipelago offers quite literally thousands of things to do. The following are 3 reasons the Andaman Islands should be your next trip.
3 Reasons You Should Visit the Andaman Islands
Secluded and Remote Beaches
If you’re looking for seclusion and total solitude, head to Rangat and Long Island. Crystal clear waters lap against the coastline, and you can truly leave the rest of the world behind, having found some of the archipelago’s most remote beaches.
When you start strolling in the cool waters of Rangat and Long Island, it’s as if you have escaped civilization. It’s quite a distance between your location and the other Andaman Islands, which makes this the perfect place for those seeking to leave behind the hustle and bustle of city life.
A Honeymooners’ Delight
With it’s idyllic setting, the Andaman Islands are the perfect honeymoon destination, and you’ll find a lot of hideaway hotels as well as beach cottages that are suitable for romantic escapades.
Other than strolling in the best panoramic oceans, why not indulge in a relaxing spa treatment in one of the many spas in the area. Seclusion and serenity are other synonyms of the Andaman Islands.
There are a number of things to see and do in Andaman Islands, and this is a great place to learn new skills, and try an incredible range of watersports.
There are fabulous opportunities for activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, and jet skiing. At Port Blair and North Bay Beach, you can enjoy sea walking, which is an activity that is sure to mesmerize you.
Sea walking is a quite new concept which is becoming incredibly popular among non divers. A large glass dome is placed over your head and, as you descend, air is fed via a tube. This allows you to walk along the sea bed!
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