Once known as Black Waters, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands are known for their excessive beauty and famous because they are tourists from all walks of ultimate rest and relaxation. The islands are especially great for people who are the adventurous sort.
So, you are a newly married couple or about getting married? Why a beautiful honeymoon not plan on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The islands are very different from other places in India. If you visit there, you will be charmed immediately, especially after watching the crystal clear waters of the Bay of Bengal. The territory consists of 572 tropical islands, of which 36 were not inhabited again. All islands include lush and green forests and beautiful scenery. If you plan a honeymoon trip to these islands, there are six things you need to do there.
If you’re not much of a diver, you should try snorkeling. This activity is ideal for people who do not know how to swim or are afraid to go deep underwater. Andaman islands consist of some of the rarest marine life and coral reefs that you simply can not miss. Your entire honeymoon will be incomplete if you do not this rich adventure. With snorkeling, you can experience the marine life simply on the surface of the water.
Another great thing about snorkeling is that you find a lot of shallow and steep reefs. Some of the famous snorkeling locations on the islands include Red Skin, some sites in Havelock, North Bay (located very close to Port Blair) and Jolly Buoy.
2. Scuba Diving
Diving is probably the most amazing adventure that may involve a person with. It does not matter if you are new to diving or indulging in the activity for a long time, there is something very challenging and exciting about visiting the world of water and observe life there. In the waters of the Andaman Islands, you will see a rich marine life, colorful fish to sunken ships that will arouse your curiosity to a great extent.
Apart from this, the underwater life of Andaman also contains a very rich coral reef, and the best part is that these underwater formations and coral reefs are not damaged by human activity. The best months will plunge from December to April.
The whole diving experience is also unusual, and others due to the volcanic lava hill formations. If you have such a unique and wonderful diving experience on the islands, you can visit Havelock. Today there are many more dive shops in Port Blair.
3. Barren Island – Active Volcano
The Barren Island is situated about 139 km when traveling by sea from Port Blair. This island is the only active volcano in the whole of India, thus having many meanings. This volcano is known to erupt twice after it was dormant for about 177 years. The first eruption occurred in 1991 and then the second was done in 1994-1995.
The island is about 3 km when you measure the diameter, and its large volcanic crater located about half a kilometer from the beach. Want to visit the island to see the volcano, you can do so by obtaining special permission from the Forest Development and then to travel using a chartered boat to the island. Foreigners will probably not be allowed to land on the island and will be limited to just board.
The Baratang creeks located on the Andaman Islands consists of a large network of mangrove creeks. Some of these creeks are home to saltwater crocodiles. Therefore, you should always be careful when visiting them. However, you can not miss them since seeing these creeks is an amazing and unforgettable experience in itself. Some of the creeks that you might be interested in seeing are listed below:
Baratang Creek in Middle Street – the most popular among tourists
Kalighat Creek in North Andaman Island
Parangara Creek in North Andaman Island
Uttara Creek in Middle Andaman
Yeratta Creek in Middle Andaman Island
5. Saddle Peak
Saddle Peak is 732 meters high, making it the highest point of the islands. You can go to the peak, trek saddle on this amazing subtropical and lush forest of Kalipur, and then return it within 6 hours. The views that you see of this peak is just great, and you will realize the true beauty of nature at that point. However, you need a permit from the Forest Office get together with a local guide if you want to trek here without fear of getting lost. There are also red arrow marks on the trees in case you wish to increase your own. You can simply notice the next arrow as well.