Most Loved Things to Do in Andaman Islands in 2020

The Andaman & Nicobar Islands have a variety of things to do for each and every one. In this topic, we will cover everything from the thrilling water sport activities to the fun souvenir market place for shopping in this section of things to do in Andamans. We will help you select various things that you would want to do when you are in the Andaman Islands.

Below mentioned are the various things to do in the Andaman Islands. Lately, Little Andaman has also started picking up, however, the connectivity still remains a big question to reach that island. No proper accommodation facility is currently existing but if you wish to take an adventurous trip to Little Andamans we can make it possible for you!
 

1. Visit India’s best beach – Radhanagar Beach, Havelock. 

Radhanagar beach should be on everyone’s list of things to do in Andamans. You can sunbathe or swim in the amazing waters at Radhanagar and the white sand is as smooth as wheat flour. We know you have to experience it to believe it. This beach has been consistently rated as the best beach in India, and there is a reason so. Photographers, be ready with your kit as this attraction will give you a lot of options to get that perfect click you have been waiting to take all this long. The sunset at this beach is one of the best views at Havelock do not miss visiting this stunning beach. 

Can be visited throughout the year. 
 

2. Elephant Beach- Havelock’s watersports hub.

The Elephant Beach in Andamans is the most visited attraction in Havelock Island. The beach can be reached by a boat ride or trek. The best activities to indulge in this beach are Snorkeling & Sea Walk. The clear, shallow, and warm waters are perfect for these activities. These exact conditions led to the development of coral reefs in the area, the reason why this place is sought after when it comes to snorkeling. Elephant Beach offers a great opportunity to watch the intriguing and beautiful marine ecosystem, in its purest way. Besides the water activities, you can trek through the marshy woods to reach the beach to add a tad bit of adventure to your Elephant Beach trip. 
Many confuse themselves with the name of this attraction "Elephant Beach" there are no Elephants that roam around here in this place. It was around 10 years back or maybe more when the Andaman Forest Department used its Elephants to logwood at this attraction.
Can be visited throughout the year. 
 

3. Coastal Ride to Kalapathar Beach- Havelock Island.

Beach is a stunning but quaint place to spend some quality time with your loved ones leisurely. The drive to Kalapathar Beach at Havelock is much better when compared to Radhanagar Beach. During your drive to this beach, you will spot the open turquoise-colored waters towards your left and the road is a little narrow, however, the destination is worth a visit to spend a couple of hours. Travelers can hire two-wheelers or cab to reach this attraction in Havelock Island.
Can be visited throughout the year.

4. Go Scuba Diving – An unforgettable experience

The Andaman Islands are blessed with an abundance of natural resources on both land and water. The underwater world has a plethora of marine life and variety of vibrant corals. Dive into the turquoise waters of Andamans and experience the what it is like to swim along with fishes. The Scuba Diving activity does not require swimming skills and all the water activities are divided into beginner or non-swimmer courses and the advanced courses. For the non-swimmer course, you do not require any swimming skills. For advanced courses, swimming skills as well as in some cases a certificate of your previous diving experiences may be required. Scuba Diving can be availed at North Bay, Havelock, and Neil Islands. 
Scuba Diving is available throughout the year.
 

5. Visit the historic Cellular Jail at Port Blair – Pay a tribute.

The Cellular Jail stands as the mute testimony of all the suffering endured by the freedom activists during the struggle for independence. If you are interested in finding out the history of the islands and this jail Cellular Jail in Port Blair must be one of your objectives in the area.   The jail is best visited with a guide for your company as he/she will throw light on the most important and lesser-known facts about the jail and its past activities. 

Can be visited throughout the year.
 

6. Boat Ride to Jolly Buoy Island & Snorkeling.

The visit to the prison is too serious for you? Then perhaps you would like a place where you can relax and enjoy some fun activities at a quaint island. Do not miss visiting the Jolly Buoy Island. It is a place where you can enjoy snorkeling and Glass-bottom boat rides. The area is safe for children and very clean, so it is very suitable for families to hang out. Jolly Buoy Island comes under the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park. This destination is opened only for 7 months in a year mainly to preserve the reef in this destination. When Jolly Buoy is closed the Red Skin Island is open for visitors. The Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is a No Plastic Zone so you are not allowed to carry any loose plastic bottles and bags to this destination. Carry an extra pair of clothes to this destination as you will not be able resist yourself after seeing the waters at this destination.
Can be visited only from October to March.
 

7. Visit the first Administrative Settlement of the British – Ross Island

If you want to see two different cultures colliding, then you must visit Ross Island in Port Blair. Once upon a time this place was the British Colony’s capital, you will find numerous British vestiges in the area. There is an old British church, a bakery, and, among the ruins of the area, you will see beautiful deer and a high diversity of birds, from peacocks to hens roaming around freely. Still, the area is just a reminiscence of what once it was, so do not expect to find restaurants or cafés here. It is better to grab some snacks and refreshments with yourselves. The calm environment, almost tamed and friendly animals, will make you feel like you are entering into a world like no other. This destination requires around 3 – 4 Hours. In case, you wish to visit this destination in the evening then you can go for a Light and Sound in the evening at Ross Island. Tickets to Ross island light and sound show can be booked on Andaman Tourism website.

Can be visited throughout the year.
 

8. Visit Neil Island – The Vegetable Bowl of Andamans.
 

Neil Island has picked up significantly over the last 2 years. A lot of people are visiting the Neil Island and are recognizing its beauty and charm. Numerous new hotels and restaurants have been set up in this quaint little island. A Neil Island itinerary covers all the major attractions such as Laxmanpur Beach, Bharatpur Beach, Sitapur Beach, and the Natural Rock Formation. 

The Natural Rock formation aka Coral Bridge is a must visit destination in Neil island. To get a closer look at the Natural rock formation a tad bit of trekking is required. In addition, only during low tides you can visit this destination. A local guide or our Neil Island representative will help you all through this. If you love early mornings, then this might be your chance to get up early when you’re in Neil Island to witness the stunning sunrise at Sitapur beach.
Can be visited throughout the year.
 

9. Sunset at Chidiyatapu – The best sunset point in Port Blair

For the ones who are passionate about discovering the wonders of nature, the Chidiyatapu at Port Blair is the perfect place to witness them. A lot of driftwood and uprooted trees will make the sandy beaches over here look rather weary, like coming from a different world. The place is famous for its breathtaking sunsets and bird watching. To catch the sunset, it is recommended to be at Chidiyatapu around 4 p.m. In the month of October, the sunset happens around 5 p.m. Also, if you want to go bird watching, the best time to do it is in the morning, when they are all highly active. The place does not have rare species, but it is a spectacle of nature that you shouldn’t miss.
Can be visited throughout the year.
 

10. Sea Walk at Andamans – Elephant Beach & North Bay Island

If you are wondering about the various activities that can be done on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, you should know that most of them are water sports, where you can witness the marine wildlife and enjoy the unspoiled corners of nature. You don’t know how to dive, but you would like to see the marine ecosystem underwater? Then your best option is a Sea Walk in North Bay or Elephant Beach. Yes, it is pretty much a walk, even if it happens on the bottom of the sea. You will wear a protective helmet that will provide you all the needed oxygen while you can explore the underwater surroundings in the safest manner. This might be an experience you don’t want to miss. So get ready to walk on the deep sea beds as the aquatic creatures give you company. 
 

11. Glass-Bottom Boat Ride – Dolphin, Port Blair.

The glass-bottom boat rides are for those people who do not like to get under the waters but would love to see the wonders of the sea. Andaman Dolphin Glass boat is a high speed glass bottom boat that helps you explore the reefs of the islands without you getting into the waters. The clear thick glass enables you to have a look at the vibrant corals and fish besides its suitable for people of all ages. It is very fast and those having back problems may avoid this ride.
The rides can be availed throughout the year at Port Blair, Havelock, and Neil.
 

12. Semi Submarine Ride – Coral Safari – North Bay Island 

Well, if not for the actual submarine. You can always get into the Coral Safari Semi Submarine to explore the underwater marine life. Here you sit inside this semi submarine and take a joy ride while exploring the rich marine life of the islands. It is suitable for people of all ages and is a must try activity in Port Blair.
Can be availed throughout the year. 
 

13. Get a stunning view of the Andaman’s Airport from Joggers Park – Port Blair.

Ever got a chance to see the entire runway? Now, at Joggers park in Port Blair you can view the runway at Port Blair. The view from here is stunning and sometimes you can even witness a take-off or landing of a carrier from here. 
Can be visited throughout the year. 


14. Paani Puri and Chatpati at Gandhi Park – Port Blair
 
If you are a street food fan. Then you should visit Gandhi Park. Ask for "Chatpati" and you will love it for sure. 


15. Trek to Mundapahad at Chidiyatapu – Port Blair

Trek to the south east corner of the Andaman. Chidiyatapu is mostly visited by travelers for the sunset, however, those who love trekking should take a trekking tour at Chidiyatapu. The open sea here is just amazing. The trek to reach the peak of Chidiyatapu is for around 1 Hour from the shoreline.
Can be visited throughout the year. 
 

16. Sea Plane & Helicopter Ride

This is seasonal and no specific dates can be confirmed. Sea Plane services have been stopped in the islands :( We understand it sounds pretty bad. Well, the other option is the Helicopter, however, there are only 6 seats available and you are lucky if you get a ticket. To be honest the chances are less, and the ticket counter opens only on the day of departure. You might want to try your luck after arriving in Andamans.
 

17. Purchase gifts from Sagarika Emporium – Port Blair.

Operated all through the year. Possibly the most genuine shop for coral artifacts. A Government operated Emporium that sells coral and wood artifacts. 
 

18. Cruise ride from Port Blair to Havelock or Neil Islands.

Well, avail both Makruzz and Green Ocean Cruise ride on your trip to Havelock and Neil Island. The cruise rides in Andamans are comfortable and fun. The cruises are operational and available throughout the year. 
 

19. Take long soulful walks on the shorelines of Havelock.

You will love the long walks on the beach resorts lined up at Beach No 3 and Beach No 5. The white sands, foamy waves, and the blue waters are just the right environments for a relaxed long walk. 
 

20. Stay in beach resorts while at Havelock and Neil Islands

As much as possible opt for a beachside stay for a different experience. Waking up to the beach and its waves is a whole new mood in Andamans. 
 

21. Watch the Sunset at Laxmanpur Beach – Neil Island

Laxmanpur Beach has the most breathtaking sunset view in Andamans. The view from the Pearl Park Beach Resort here is just beyond perfect. Carry a mat and your camera kit for some marvelous clicks of the sunset. 
 

22. Try the Specialty of Andamans –  Seafood.

The Andaman Islands are a treasure trove of fresh seafood that comes in varied variety. If you are non – vegetarian, you got to try the different varieties of seafood when in the islands. The Seafood Delights Restaurant in Port Blair serves some of the scrumptious seafood in islands do try it. 
 

23. Visit Baratang Island’s Limestone Caves and Mud Volcano

Baratang Island is another major attraction for most of the tourist visiting the islands. What would you expect when you visit a tropical island? Dense Forest, Tribes, Mangroves, boats, beaches, birds, caves, trekking, volcanoes; Baratang has all of these to offer. If you love adventure tours, then you must add this to your list. 
Can be visited throughout the year. 
 

24. Go Game Fishing in Andamans

Andaman is an ultimate heaven for the fishing enthusiasts. Go for game fishing in Andaman, either in Port Blair or Havelock Island.  It is an advanced fishing activity also called as Sports fishing. Though this trip is a little expensive, however, it is worth an experience. In late 2017, new rules for fishing has been introduced in the islands after a long haul for about a year. You can now fish around the Havelock island archipelago or Port Blair. Prior permit is a must for both Indian citizens and foreigners before indulging in any game fishing activity.
The activity can be availed any time during October to April. It is closed from May to September.
 

25. Turtle Nesting at Diglipur

The Andaman Islands are nesting grounds for numerous breeds of turtles during the months of December to March. The turtles swim up to the shores for the hatching among the few breeds of turtles the Olive Ridley and Leatherback turtles are regular visitors to the islands. If your package contains 6 Nights or more then you can customize a tour to Diglipur to see the turtle nesting. A tour package to Diglipur will get this covered for you.
 

26. Twin Islands – Ross & Smith Islands, Diglipur

We bet, you have never seen something like this. It’s the Ross and Smith Island at North Andaman, Diglipur. If you are willing to stay in Andamans for a long time say 10 Days, then you should explore the North Andaman Islands. Take a Diglipur island tour to explore this destination.
Can be visited throughout the year. 
 

27. Purchase gifts from an eco-store in Havelock – Anup Eco Arts.

This guy is a gem, he and his team have the skill to create fancy looking ornaments using just coconut shells. The shop is at the Havelock market and can be found easily. 
Can be visited throughout the year. 
 

28. Walk by the Marina Park in the evening – Port Blair

Well, this can be called as the necklace of the Andaman Islands. A perfect set-up for evening walks at Marina Park. If you are looking for any calm and composed place to spend an evening, then you must try a walk at Marina Park in Port Blair. The open sea on one side and trees on the other is a great place for relaxing. 
Can be visited throughout the year.


29. Visit Mount Harriet, Port Blair

Mount Harriet is Andaman’s second highest peak and is a great place for adventure enthusiasts. Mt. Harriet offers amazing panoramic view of the islands and also the picture on the 20 Rupees note was taken from here. Madhuban at Mount Harriet is a good trekking trail that many adventure lovers would love to explore. You can even go bird watching here.
Can be visited throughout the year. 
 

30. Visit the mesmerizing Cinque Islands.

Cinque island is another wonder of the islands. A private boat has to be chartered to visit this destination and a special permit is required to land on Cinque Island. At Cinque Island you can go for fishing, Scuba Diving, and snorkeling. This island can be visited only during the day and no night stay is allowed as per the new Government regulation. Our Cinque island tour explains one such tour. As of 2019, permissions to visit Cinque island has been stopped by the administration.
Can be visited any time during October to April. It is closed from May to September.
 

31. Relax by the beach – The best thing to do in Andamans
 
How about just lazing around at the beach with a book and some drinks? Let go of all your worries and enjoy the views of the turquoise waters and the foamy waves. 
Be ready for clicks.
Well, each location in Andamans is a picture-perfect location so always be ready to take that lovely profile pic for the gram! ☺ 
 

32. Pick the window seats in flights

The aerial view of Andamans is incredible and marvelous. The view on the left side of the flight on your onward journey to Port Blair is just amazing. Make sure you do a web check-in at the earliest to not miss this experience.
 

33. Take a Government Ferry Ride – Lifestyle of Andamans

Some feel that Government Ferry in Andaman is not that great or luxurious. Well, it’s not luxurious for sure, however, it’s the lifeline of the islands. You must try to explore one of these ferry on your trip to Andaman to experience the lifestyle of the locals. 
 

34. A ride on the vehicle ferry

Now, this is how we sail from one island to the other with our vehicles. If you wish to experience the vehicle ferry rides then you have to visit Mount Harriet, Rangat or Diglipur. It’s wonderful to see how, vehicles are taken from one island to the other.
 

35. Kayaking at Havelock

Kayaking in Andamans has gained some fame in the recent times. The Kayaking tours can be availed during the months of October to March. Havelock island is one great destination to indulge in kayaking at Andaman Islands, you can avail Kayaking both during day and night. Kayaking in Andaman is seasonal and depends upon the weather conditions. No prior experience of Kayaking is required to do this activity.
Operational between October to March only. 
 

36. Sunrise Viewpoints in Andamans. 

Well, sunrise in the islands is another extraordinary activity. The calm and clear environment with settled water is a perfect location to watch the marvelous sunrise in this beautiful island. The best places to watch sunrise in the islands are on your way to Corbyn’s Cove beach at Port Blair, Beach No. 3 and 5 at Havelock Island and Sitapur Beach at Neil Island.
 

37. Have a romantic candlelight dinner by the beach

Plan a romantic dinner date by the beach with your significant other for an unforgettable experience. Couples who are coming to Andamans for their Honeymoon must avail a Candle lit dinner, and we recommend it do it by the beach side. Havelock & Neil Islands are the best spots to plan for an amazing seaside candle light dinner. 
 

38. Avail a private charter to visit the only active volcano in India – Barren Island. 

How about visiting the only Active volcano in India, Barren Island? Well, you will need some mettle to visit this destination. A private charter boat is required to visit Barren Island. You cannot land on the Barren Island due to safety concerns and as per the law by the Government. Night stays are strictly prohibited. You will have to hire a boat from Havelock Island or Port Blair to visit Barren Island.
Closed from July till September.
 

39. Ride to North Bay Island, Port Blair. 

North Bay Island is another great destination for a day tour to enjoy the water activities such as Scuba Diving, Sea Walking, Snorkeling, and Glass-Bottom Boat Rides. The light house seen at the back of a 20 Rupee Note is located at North Bay Island. Isn't that a wonderful fact to know?   The corals here in this island extremely beautiful, it is also known as the Coral Island. 
Open throughout the year. 
 

40. Luxury Dinner Cruise – TSG Bella Bay.

A luxury dinner much advanced than the floating restaurant has started its operation in the Andaman Islands. TSG Bella Bay is a flagship luxury dinner cruise that is operational in Port Blair. The 2 Hours cruise dinner will take you through an amazing experience through various attractions in Port Blair such as Chatham Saw Mill, Viper Island, Ross Island, North Bay Island and Water Sports Complex. Glide through the amazing while you are on board.
 

41 Parasailing.

Parasailing in Andamans has to be on your list of to-do activities when you are at Andamans. The view high up from above the Corbyn’s Cove Beach is incredible and one must definitely give it a try.
Open throughout the year.
 

42. Nature Walk in Andamans

Andaman Island is blessed with abundance of natural resources such as dense forests, beautiful woods, and a long stretch of shorelines. Nature lovers can always go for a walk with a guide inside the dense forest of the Andamans. Trust us it is a very different and an amazing experience. 
 

43. Trekking at Saddle Peak – Diglipur

If you have Diglipur in your itinerary then you can give trekking up the Saddle peak a shot. Adventure enthusiasts are sure to enjoy this activity as this is the highest peak in the entire Andaman Archipelago. The trek duration will take you about 4hours but is definitely worth it.
 

44. Plan a destination wedding at Andamans.

Andaman Island is an exotic spot for a destination wedding or a pre-wedding shoot. The beaches can be set up beautifully with props and decors to make it a proper place to carry out your wedding rituals/ceremonies and photoshoots. We have professional photographers in the islands to capture pictures of one of the most special events in your life. 
 

45. Hire a pro photographer for some Candid shots.

Hire a professional photographer to shoot perfect snaps of you at some of the best spots in Andamans. You can have a photography session at Port Blair and Havelock Island.
Explore the remote areas of Andamans. 

The Andaman Islands are blessed with thick dense forests that are still untouched by humans. Few remote spots in the jungle can be explored by visitors as they are scarcely populated. You can learn about the everyday lives of these islanders and explore the jungles and admire the purest form nature at its best. 
 

46. Visit the Local Market on a Sunday.

On Sundays, a local market is held in Port Blair where sellers from across the islands come to sell various things such as vegetables, fruits, seafoods such as crabs and prawns, and many other items. The market is very different than the usual one. If you are in Port Blair on a Sunday then try visiting this market and spend an hour here to understand the local produce of the islands.
 

47. Explore the islands around Havelock.

There are various islands around Havelock Island such as John Lawrence, Wilson Island, Peel Island, Inglis Island, and many others. Charter a boat and explore such exotic islands near Havelock. 
 

48. Swim the Dugongs.

Dugongs also known as the Sea Cows are very rare and can be spotted in Neil Islands, Andamans. Dugongs are friendly animals that has been spotted swimming with many divers and if you are lucky you might spot on while you are diving in the waters of Neil Island. 
 

49. Dive with Bob.

Bob is a sea turtle that accompanies you while you are diving at Neil Islands. Swimming with sea turtles are an amazing experience and one must try it if you are at Neil Island. 
 

50. Go Bird Watching.

Andaman Islands are home to a variety of birds and a lot of migratory birds visit the islands annually. The islands have few spots that are famous for bird watching activities such as Chidiyatapu and Mount Harriet. If you are interested in this carry your binoculars and our guide will assist you through the activity. 
 

51. Take a Resort Tour.

The resorts in Andamans are beautifully built and taking a tour and exploring it will give you a good feeling. You relax by the beach once you finish your resort tour with a drink. 
 

52. Avail Massages & Spa Treatment.

Andaman Islands are a great place to relax and rejuvenate. You can avail of massages and make spa appointments to calm down. It is a stress-free activity where you can unwind and revive yourselves. 
 

53. Visit Long Island.

Long Island is an offbeat destination in Andaman that slowly gaining some popularity. The infrastructure is very basic here, however, the experience is very remote and pure in terms of getting you closer to mother nature. If you are an adventure enthusiast, then you can add this destination in your package.
 

54. Visit Little Andamans.

Little Andaman is another remote destination in the Andaman Islands that is extremely beautiful and not explored by many. The lagoons and the waterfalls here are something that people love visiting when in Little Andaman. Little Andaman is also famous as a surfing spot in Andaman.

We hope to see you complete the entire list of things to do in the Andaman Islands.

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