Baratang Island is a gateway to North & Middle Andaman District of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. This District is quite unexplored from the tourism point of view. This is one of best part of your trip to Andaman Islands because of its virgin beauty and natural wonders. In Baratang Island you can see Mud Volcano, mangrove and tropical forests, Limestone Caves, Parrot Island and one nice deserted beach at Baludera. Other offbeat beaches are also accessible from Baratang such as Merk Bay Beach in North Passage Island, Lalaji Bay Beach etc.
Lime Stone Cave can be explored with the permission of Forest Department (from Baratang) and proper local guidance. There is no scope to have a stay in this Island as Hon'ble Supreme Court of India has declared Baratang Island as Buffer Zone. Keep packed food and drinking water while visiting the limestone caves.
Located at Port Blair, stood mute witness to the tortures meted out to the freedom fighters, who were incarcerated in this Jail. The Jail, completed in the year 1906 acquired the name, 'cellular' because it is entirely made up of individual cells for the solitary confinement of the prisoners. It originally was a seven pronged, puce-colored building with central tower acting as its fulcrum and a massive structure comprising honeycomb like corridors. The building was subsequently damaged and presently three out of the seven prongs are intact. The Jail, now is a place of pilgrimage for all freedom loving people, has been declared as a National Memorial.The penal settlement established in Andaman by the British after the First War of Independence in 1857 was the beginning of the agonizing story of freedom fighters in the massive and awful jails at Viper Island followed by the Cellular Jail. The patriots who raised their voice against the British Raj were sent to this Jail, where many perished
This Saw Mill is one of the largest and oldest Saw Mill in Asia, built on a tiny island, is connected to Port Blair by a bridge. It is a store-house of timber like Padauk, Gurjan, Marble, Satin Wood, etc. This Mill was built by the British Govt. in 1883. This island has the second largest wharf of these islands, where Island - mainland ships can berth.
Just 07 Kms from the city the most picturesque sea-beaches called Carbyn's Cove. This beautiful beach is ideal for sea bathing and sun-basking with a facility of fresh water bathing Room and changing Rooms.
Havelock Island, 55 kms from Port Blair, with an area of 113.93 Sq km, is the largest of the islands which comprise Ritchie's Archipelago. The island is named after a Indian general active in India. Havelock Island is the major attraction for touristsvisitng Andaman.
Havelock Island is famous for its pristine beaches, coral reefs and for a relaxing holiday. Beach No. 7 on the western coast, better known as "Radha Nagar" Beach, is one of the most popular beaches on Havelock and was named "Best Beach in Asia" by Time in 2004. Elephant Beach is Place in Havelock Island that can be reached through small Speed Boats in 20mnts or through Jungle Trekking. Elephant Beach is famous for its water sports activities & Coral Reefs ideal place for Snorkelling and Scuba Diving.
Neil Island is an island in the Andaman Islands of India, located in Ritchie's Archipelago. It is apparently named after James George Smith Neill, a British soldier who had sternly dealt with the insurgents during the suppression of the 1857 Mutiny. It occupies an area of 18.9 square kilometres (7.3 sq mi). The island is located 40 kilometres (25 mi) north-east of Port Blair, the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Neil Island is a beautiful Island with Lush Green Forest and Sandy Beaches are the vegetable bowl of Andaman's. It provides an ideal holiday for eco-friendly tourist. One can feel the serenity of village life. The beaches at Lakshmanpur, Bharatpur&Sitapur and natural bridge formation on the sea shore are fascinating. Snorkeling and scuba diving are activity option. Lots of shells are around if you are a shell collector.
This Island is famous for its beaches and mainly for water sports activities. Almost all kinds of water sports activities can be covered here right from Jet Skie Ride to Underwater Sea Walking. It is 20mnts away from Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex also Called as Marine Park by small boats. Ross Island, North Bay Island & Viper Island all these three Islands can be covered on a single day by the boat that leaves at 09:30am and leaves you back at 05:00pm to Port Blair.
Visitors moving towards North bay should be ready at Aberdeen jetty before 9.00am. 15-20 minutes journey from Aberdeen jetty, travellers can see the land side view of Port Blair. People who are interested in Snorkeling and coral view through boat bottoms can book their choices during the journey itself.
Ross island the then capital of Andaman And Nicobar islands during British period from 1858 to 1942 and 1945 to 1947. During 1942 to 1945, the island was under to grip of Japanese. This island is now under Indian Navy. This is just 20minutes sea journey from Aberdeen jetty of Port Blair. Cruises and port charters are available very frequently from Aberdeen to Ross island. People can also reach Ross island after visiting North bay coral island.
The small island with its treasure of ruins in it became the hot tourists spot in the territory. People desire to know more and more about Ross Island. This Island is a tiny island situated a few kilometers away from Port Blair city. The island presently houses the ruins of old buildings like the state Ballroom, the Chief Commissioner’s House, the Government House, Church, the old 'Andamanese Home', Hospital, Bakery, Press, Swimming Pool and Troop Barracks, all in dilapidated condition.
Ross and Smith, the twin islands joined by a bewitching sand bar, is 30 minutes away from Aerial bay harbour or Kalipur water sports centre. One who prefers to be away from the hustle and humdrum of urban life must come here to enjoy unhurried holidays. Words are not enough to describe the beauty of this Island. It's a Must Visit Destination of the Island. This Island in itself is the evidence of the presence of Super Power.
The specialty of these islands is that you can simply walk from one island to the other. The clean, peaceful, serene and spell binding beauty of the silky sand strip/sand bar and the crystal clear ocean water will definitely take your breath away. If you are lucky, there would be low tide and you can walk from one to the other island and if its high tide, you would be able to even see the bewitching sandbar that separates the twin islands.
The gorgeous Islands of Andaman and Nicobar are blessed with the presence of another petite Island designated as Jolly Buoy which is regarded as one of those majestic and enticing locales which virtually beckons with its irresistible charm and splendor. In fact, the Jolly Buoy is cautiously cradled in the heart of the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Wandoor.
Jolly buoy island is very famous for under water corals and the pristine clear beach. This place is one hour journey from Wandoor beach. Jolly buoy is a No Plastic zone. Before leaving to Jolly buoy island, people have to submit the list of all plastic items at Wandoor beach.