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Written by Amirthavarshini on May 20, 2020 Share on

Top 10 things to do in Andaman- Craft an Unforgettable Vacation!

Come, fall in love with the picturesque shimmering beaches, lagoons of turquoise blue waters, a bit of history and culture. Andaman, the paradise on Earth is tucked at a distance of  1,400Km away from the east coast of India. It consists of 572 islands out of which only 37 islands are inhabited. Here are the Top 10 things to do in Andaman. 

Banboo island in Andaman
Photo by Miltiadis Fragkidis on Unsplash

#1 Snorkeling in Elephant beach

Snorkelling in the Elephant beach of Havelock Island is the most famous beach experience in Andaman. The beach got its name because of the presence of an abundance of elephants here. But the main reason why people cross seas to come here is to experience snorkelling. Head to witness the white sand beach dissolving in the crystal clear waters of the Andaman Sea. If you are planning to explore the Havelock Island, then Snorkeling is a must-do activity on this beach and it is not a surprise that it made it to the top 10 things in Andaman.

Snorkeling experience in Andaman
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#2 Witness Bioluminescence

Have you ever witnessed floating galaxies? Picture the tiny lighted stars floating under your feet. The water in Havelock Island glows as you row your boat through them. This happens due to the presence of Phytoplankton growing in the Seawater. Bioluminescence can only be seen on no moon nights. Do visit this place to get a unique and eye-catchy experience.

#3 Scuba diving

Scuba diving in Padi is definitely a great experience that doesn’t require you to know swimming. Just try this activity and explore the colourful corals and enchanting water life. 

#4 Parasailing

To satiate your adrenaline rush, take a dip in the sea by parasailing. Your heart will skip a few beats with this perfect blend of Water and airborne adventure. Fly like a kite tied behind to a parachute. As the boat speeds up, you will experience a sudden drift which is the most thrilling experience in Andaman.

Parasailing in Andaman
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#5 Swim with Elephant

How excited are you to swim with Rajan, the star elephant? This aged friendly elephant loves the company of people. Enjoy this peculiar experience that will bring you limitless joy and excitement!

#6 Sightseeing tour

Andaman, a paradise for travellers is a peaceful getaway with 4 major islands. They are Havelock Island, Neil Island, Port Blair, and Ross & Smith Island. There are other interesting places like the Cellular Jail, Samudrika Marine Museum, and Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex, Radhanagar Beach, and Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park and Chidiya Tapu. These are just some of the many places on the Island. Take a full-day sightseeing tour to explore this beautiful place.

#7 Madhuban Trek

Climb up the third highest peak in the archipelago! A bit of adventure in between a completely relaxing trip is indeed a good idea. Trekking from Mt Harrietto Madhuban via Kala Patthar is one of the best things to do in Andaman. The rugged trekking trail will take you through the forests that are home for a wide variety of flora and fauna.

#8 Semi-Submarine Ride

The Coral Safari Semi Submarine ride in Port Blair awaits to take you to the depths of Andaman. Take a joy-ride and pay a visit to the colourful underwater species. Vivid corals and unique fishes will surely make this activity a memorable one!

#9 Dolphin Watching

Meet the water babies of Andaman jumping in joy! Hop into the boat that will take you through the ocean. A close encounter with the friendly dolphins in their natural habitat is by far the best experience in Andaman. 

Dolphin watching in Andaman
Image Credits: Google Images

#10 Mangrove Kayaking

Complete your holiday with the Kayaking experience at Mayabunder. The lush green mangrove creek will captivate your eyes and heart. Get ready to escape amidst the stunning beauty of the lushes.

With all these top 10 things to do and much more, you will get to taste a bit of all kind of experiences in your vacation in Andaman. Plan your trip to this beautiful place with your friends and family. Head to the Pickyourtrail website to know more about travel! 

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