Andaman seems to be the perfect destination for every travel lover- be it a honeymoon trip or family vacation or excursion with friends, Andaman is an apt place to visit. Here is a pick of 6 fun things that you must try when you visit Andaman, the archipelago of 572 islands.
Let us see what are the 6 fun things that you must try in Andaman.
1) Mangrove Kayaking:
If you want to do something different in Andaman, mangrove kayaking will surely be an option. The mangrove creek of Andaman, which comprises 20% of total mangrove of India, is really worth exploring. In the 2.5 hours tour, you will be taken through the deep lush greenery of Andaman, on kayak. The package costs ₹2500 per person.
2) Limestone caves tour:
Not many are aware of the wonderful natural limestone caves in Baratang. It is 90 km far from Port Blair. The whole tour through the caves won’t take more than 2 hours, but the beautiful images of stalactites and stalagmite structures will be in your memory, forever.
3) Coral reef expedition:
If you want to explore the beautiful coral reefs along with enjoying adventurous water sports, your ultimate destination is the North Bay island. It is only 42 km far from Port Blair. There is one more thing to cherish apart from the beauty of nature- the delicious sea foods cooked by locals in their secret recipes.
4) Banana boat riding:
It is one of the most adventurous things to do in Andaman. A banana shaped boat is tied behind a speedboat and rushed through the sea. All the 6 people riding the boat are given life jackets and a trained instructor is there throughout. Every minute of this 1-2 hours journey is enjoyable.
5) Turtle nesting:
If you are one of those travelers who actually love nature and specially the fauna and are not interested in adventure sports, please visit Andaman during December – January. There is a surprise waiting for you at the Ram Nagar beach in Diglipur town. It is the gestation period of turtles and you will witness thousands of them here, in quiet, peaceful atmosphere.
6) Sea walking: As the name suggests, it is an underwater trek on the ocean bed. You will appreciate the unparalleled beauty of coral reefs and school of fish. Exploring the vibrant marine life from such close proximity, is undoubtedly lifetime experience.