South Andamans

South Andaman Island is the southernmost island of the Great Andaman and is home to the majority of the population of the Andaman Islands. It belongs to the South Andaman administrative district, part of the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is the location of Port Blair, capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Port Blair

Port Blair on South Andaman Island is the capital city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, an Indian territory in the Bay of Bengal. Its seafront Cellular Jail, completed in 1906, hints at its past as a British penal colony and is now a memorial to Indian independence activists. Inland, the Samudrika Marine Museum showcases local marine life. The Anthropological Museum focuses on the islands’ indigenous tribes.

Havelock Island:

Havelock Island is part of Ritchie’s Archipelago, in India’s Andaman Islands. It’s known for its dive sites and beaches, like Elephant Beach, with its coral reefs. Crescent-shaped Radhanagar Beach is a popular spot for watching the sunset. On the island’s east side, rocky sections mark long, tree-lined Vijaynagar Beach. The island's forested interior is home to birdlife such as white-headed mynas and woodpeckers.

Neil Island:

Neill Island is an island of the Andaman Islands, located in Ritchie's Archipelago. It belongs to the South Andaman administrative district, part of the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. the island is lying 36 km northeast from Port Blair.

Middle Andaman

Middle Andaman Island:

For most travellers, Middle Andaman is a gruelling rite of passage to be endured en route to or from the north. The sinuous Andaman Trunk Road, hemmed in by walls of towering forest, winds through kilometres of jungle, and crosses the strait that separates the island from its neighbour, Baratang, by means of a rusting flat-bottomed ferry. The island’s frontier feeling is heightened by the knowledge that the impenetrable forests west of the ATR comprise the Jarawa Tribal Reserve.

Barathang Island:

Inaccessible to many travellers and many people of the Andaman Islands, Baratang once used to be one of most feared destination. Attacks by the native Jarawa Tribes were common allowing nobody to ponder around there place. The Jarawa Tribe Reserve, today stands as a reserve for the Jarawa Tribes members. Efforts were made by the Government to help the native tribes and to gain trust.

The Baratang island trip brings forward the tropical side of the Andaman islands. Dense Forest, Tribes, Mangroves, Dongi rides, beaches, birds , caves and trekking. Well, Baratang has all of these to offer. Avail a trip to this island and become a part of the tropical side of the Andaman Islands.

Well, many travellers love to add the experience of Baratang Island in there Andaman and Nicobar Islands Honeymoon Packages or other Tour Packages to Andaman Islands. You can either avail a shared bus tour to Barantang Island or avail a personal Vehicle. Depending upon your budget and convenience you can decide which mode of transport to choose while availing Baratang island tour. Please note that for Shared Bus tour you will have to report around 3 AM in the morning at designated areas in Port Blair. Usually the pickup point for the bus is at Goalghar, Phoenix Bay, Phoenix Bay Jetty, Gandhi Status, Aberdeen Bazaar Clock Tower, Dairy Farm, Bhatu Basti and Sippighat.


Rangat is a 1070 sq. km. large island in Middle Andaman with pristine beaches, waterfalls, and interesting islands. The population is primarily made up of people from Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Fisheries and cultivation are the two primary occupations of people in this island. Entry into Rangat is by Bus from Port Blair and by ferries from Havelock, Neil and Long Island. Therefore, tourists have to enter Andamans through Port Blair and travel to Rangat by road or sea.

Morning bus services are available between Port Blair and Rangat. The travel time is about 6-7 hours. Road to Rangat from Port Blair passes through Jarawa reserves. The bus passes through the Andaman Grand Trunc road to reach Rangat. Sea and shipping services are available for 4-5 days in a week. The travel time is about 4-5 hours. attractions at Rangat are :

Cutbert Bay Beach

is another sandy beach on the way to Cutbert Bay. This beach is ideal for swimming, sun bathing and relaxation..

Amkunj Bay beach

offer a good experience of cruising through the evergreen mangrove fringed creek, with exotic flora and fauna. These are ideal for nature lovers, bird watchers, research / education oriented tourists.

Moorys Dare

is a rocky mountainous terrain opposite to Amkunj Bay, which will perfectly suit the requirements of adventure tourists interested in trekking. The trekking spot is fantabulous..

Panchavati Hills

have a beautiful, gentle waterfall. The agricultural farm en-route housing a rich bank of vegetation is of interest to botany enthusiasts.

Long Island

off the southeast coast of Middle Andaman has a small village and several sandy beaches perfect for camping. Long Island is well connected via Govt boat with Havelock Island and Rangat Island. This island has the famous 'Lalaji Bay' beach, which is rated as truly world class. Long Island is a perfect destination for honeymoon and adventurous travellers. This island also offers scuba diving, snorkeling and can be booked through us.


Mayabunder is situated in the Northern part of Middle Andaman at a distance of 242 km by road and 130 kms by sea from Port Blair. Here, you may find people from Burma and East Pakistan settlements. For people trying to explore more about Andaman Islands and looking forward to avoid crowd during peak season this is a popular destination. You might not be able to find the best resorts as in Havelock or Port Blair, however, the virgin beaches and the mangrove rides would be a fantastic experience. The best attractions in Mayabunder are :

Karmatang Beach

a wonderful beach located at a distance of 12 km/7.5 m from Mayabunder. This beach, with crystal clear water and rich coral reserve is a turtle nesting ground and also has mangrove line creeks for nature lovers. If one is visiting during the December – February season, this very interesting scene could be witnessed live.

Various Creeks and Austin Creek

offer a good experience of cruising through the evergreen mangrove fringed creek, with exotic flora and fauna. These are ideal for nature lovers, bird watchers, research / education oriented tourists.

Avis Island

is a small beautiful island also known as Coconut Island. This island 15 minutes by boat ride and has a mini beach with crystal clear water and is an ideal picnic spot.

Ray Hill

at a distance of 20 minutes boat ride from Mayabunder jetty, houses an Eco Village developed and maintained by ANIFPDCL. The facilities available include eco guesthouses, wilderness trail, and elephant safari, rock climbing for children, angling, and small library. An Ideal place for family tourists.

Austin X island

at a distance of 25 minutes boat ride from Mayabunder jetty, has a palm fringed little beach and a shallow sea with mangrove belt. This is an ideal spot for picnic and trekking. Spotted deer coming to water holes is also a common sight.

Forest Museum

located in DFO office (close to Mayabunder jetty), houses a rare collection of coral life and fauna. It also has an Information Centre to inform visitors of the collections in the museum. Ideal for research / education oriented tourists.

North Andaman

325 Kms., approx. 12 hrs by road from Port Blair, North Andaman Island covers main city as Diglipur provides a rare experience for ecofriendly tourists. It is famous for its oranges, rice and marine life. Saddle Peak the highest point in the islands is nearby. Kalpong, the only river of Andaman flows here. The only Hydro-electric project of the islands is on this river. One can feel the innocent beauty of village life everywhere in Diglipur.


The fascinating town of Diglipur is the largest town in the North Andaman Islands and yet, often goes unnoticed because of its distance from other popular tourist attractions (Havelock and Port Blair). But perhaps, it is this very distance that makes it such a different and adventurous place!

With its rich flora and fauna, natural parks and lively marine life, there are so many options to actively spend your holidays here. From climbing the highest peak in the Gulf of Bengal to exploring a network of underground caves, observing an active mud volcano or witnessing turtle nesting and hatching embraced by crystal clear waters, Diglipur is a wonder for all.

Which is why those who do make the long journey far North are well rewarded with mind-blowing natural attractions. Adventure lovers often visit Diglipur with snorkeling gear, trekking shoes and time on their hands. They book their stay for weeks together here.

Ross & Smith Island:

A pair of beautiful islands connected by a 50-metre-long sand bar. A half-hour boat ride (permitted entry only) from Aerial Bay Jetty takes you to the pristine sands of Ross and Smith Islands. A walk on the sandbar on a Full moon night is an ecstasy ride of lifetime. The pair of islands is home to untamed wide virgin beaches, offering shallow swimming area on one side and best dive and snorkeling sites on the other.

Saddle Peak:

Saddle peak is the highest point of Andaman and Nicobar Islands with height of 732 meters. This mountain is totally covered with evergreen rain forest up to the top of peak. Many travelers who love to trek on mountains reach here to look a bird’s eye view of North Andamans. Kalpong is the only river of the Islands which flows through Saddle Peek which generate a hydroelectric project.

You need permission from forestry department office of Diglipur to climbing on the peek. It can be obtained by paying 250 Rupees. Those who want to go for trekking to Saddle Peak can collect trekking equipments on hire from Turtle Nest Resort and start trekking from Kalipur starting point.

Kalipur Beach:

Kalipur beach is located 18 km away from Diglipur, provides a mixture of sand and rock shores with fishing village nearby.

Diglipur National Park:

Diglipur National Park is a dense tropical forest bordered by Lamba Bay Beach. It offers trekking opportunities in Jungle to find out many rare species of trees. You have to just take permission from Forest Department to visit here.

Ram Nagar Beach:

Ram Nagar Beach is another common beach destination from Diglipur. It is also a home and nesting ground for the Olive Ridley Turtles.

Mud Volcano:

It has been identified at the northern point of Diglipur Island. It is a restricted area.

Some other neighboring attractions:

Besides of these you will found some more attractive spots around Diglipur like the Craggy Island located close to Pristine Resort, Raman caves, Kalighat Creek, Lamba Bay Beach and many more spots in Mayabundar (neighboring Divsion).