10 Unique Things to Do in Andaman & Nicobar Islands


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The region of Andaman & Nicobar Islands is massively distinct from the rest of India. Being a paradise for travelers, this place offers endless possibilities along with lifelong experiences to cherish. With that being said, check out some of the best off-beat things to do during your visit to Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

View Turtle Nesting

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Turtles undergo a gestation period, which allows them to lie on the beach surfaces, especially during the months of December and January. You can pick a great tour package and witness this turtle nesting on Ram Nagar Beach, which is a prominent part of Diglipur town.

Marvel at Barren Island Plateau

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In recent times, this place has witnessed a volcanic eruption, which makes the Barren Island a dynamic landscape to view while the volcano is not active. The island ranges within a diameter of 3 km and is home to some of the toughest animals including the Flying Foxes, making this island a must visit.

Buy Souvenirs from Aberdeen Bazaar

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For people who love shopping, Andaman offers an equal amount of possibility. If you want to shop souvenirs at cheap prices, Aberdeen Bazaar is the right place to be. Moreover, you can also shop wood carvings, sweets, Andaman t-shirts and jewelry from this place.

Explore Saddle Peak National Park

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Are you a bird lover? If yes, then Saddle Peak National Park comprises some of the exclusive species of flora and fauna such as the Andaman Hill Myna, Andaman Wild Pig, Andaman Imperial Pigeon, and many more. It is also the highest point in Andaman, so you can have an amazing view of the islands from here.

Mangrove Boat Rides

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Turn to Mayabunder for an exciting and fun-filled mangrove boat ride. Since Andaman is always packed with tourists from all corners, in case you want some privacy, untapped beaches like Avis beach at Mayabunder can really cater to your needs.

Prepare Yourself for a Beach Night Out

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Bring the theme of movies in reality and spend a night on a beach like Long Island. At Long Island, you will be provided with a beach hut that is a dream come true moment for many couples. Make sure this is included in your Andaman tour package.

Collect White Shells

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A trip to a shoreline asks for collecting seashells, no matter how old you are. Andaman beaches like the Wandoor Beach have some of the whitest seashells you will ever encounter. You can also take part in some of the thrilling water activities when visiting these beaches.

Discover the Blue Lagoon

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Natural beauty is probably the strongest reason why people mostly look out for an Andaman trip. Clear blue waters, coral reefs, and shallow beaches make the place look like heaven. Book a ferry and take a trip to the mystical lagoon found at the Elephant Beach.

Enjoy Sunset at Ross & Smith Island

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Walk or sit beside your loved one and enjoy the sun going down at the Ross & Smith Island, which is also one of the most beautiful islands in Andaman.

Experience the Emerald Green Waters

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Apart from the water activities, you can delve into the amazing views of the pristine emerald green waters of the Cinque Island. The place is easily accessible from Port Blair and you can take a boat in order to better experience the water.


Andaman and Nicobar Islands attract a lot of visitors every year; however, there are some things that still remain untapped. Keep the above-mentioned points in mind and make the most out of your next trip to Andaman.

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