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Located in the Bay of Bengal Andaman and the Nicobar Islands is a Union Territory which is an archipelago of 572 pristine islands out of which only 36 are really inhabited. Andaman and Nicobar Islands are known for their amazing marine life, palm-lined, white-sand beaches, pristine and shimmering turquoise blue waters, primeval jungle, mangroves, and tropical rainforests, and much more. Enjoy the water sports activities such as Scuba Diving, Sea Kart, Parasailing, Sea Walk, Snorkeling, Game Fishing, and Jet Skiing.

14 Best Places to Visit in Andaman and Nicobar Islands:

  • Ross Island
  • Havelock Island
  • Radhanagar Beach
  • Cellular Jail
  • Viper Island
  • Neil Island
  • Baratang Island
  • Corbyn's Cove
  • Chidiya Tapu
  • Anthropological Museum
  • Samudrika Naval Marine Museum
  • Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex
  • Scuba Diving in Andamans
  • Snorkeling in Andamans

Ross Island Island now called “Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island” is a beautifully spectacular island located in the Andaman Islands. While every island in Andaman offers crystal clear water and beaches, this island offers an interesting history behind it and great attractions. There are some great historical buildings and some ruins of others. Island is full of caves, churches, and charming people all around here. Visit for a fun experience.


Havelock Island is located in the south of the Andaman Islands and a part of Ritchie’s Archipelago which is a cluster of several small islands. The most attractive spot here is the huge lighthouse that is established on the northern part of the island. The Indian Prime Minister announced the new name of this island in 2018 as “Swaraj Island”. You can visit Radhanagar beach, Elephant beach, Kalapathar beach, and Vijaynagar beach here. They offer a great view ...

Radhanagar Beach has a specific place in this list is due to its charm. One of the best beaches in Andaman, that will make your trip very memorable. Often called “The Gem of Andaman”, the white sand with beautiful blue water all around it makes the beach super stunning. Tourists visit this place to watch the gorgeous sunset that takes place every day at the beach. In orde...

Cellular Jail is located in the Port Blair district of Andaman. The final establishment was done in the year 1906, although its creation began in 1896. The reason tourists visit this place is to have a unique experience. The jail consists of several balconies, sample models of prisoners and exhibits, and more. The nighttime view of this place is even greater. The beautiful surroundings with lush greenery make it worth visiting.


Surrounded by the great Indian Ocean the Viper Island in the Andaman island is a sub-group of the Port Blair Islands. The combination of flora and fauna is just beyond amazing here. Tourists love to enjoy the cruise rides, boat rides and spend time while having picnics with friends and family. Explore the Water Sports Complex, The Jail, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, and more such places here.


Neil Island is located in the Andaman Islands and has a great combination of coral reefs and picturesque spots all around. The beautiful roads, gorgeous beaches, and stunning plants here keep everyone hooked for hours. Also known as the vegetable bowl of Andaman, it is famous for water sports activities and sightseeing. Visit this place to have a fantastic experience.

Do you want to visit a place that is so beautiful that it seems almost unrealistic? Well, Baratang Island is so gorgeous that people think it's a movie set. The Island is full of many great spots in the huge forests and the view is absolutely breathtaking. There are several lakes and rivers in between the forests and people love to explore them through boat rides. The best time to visit this place will be during the winter season.


Located in the Andaman Islands Corbyn’s Cove is full of tall palm trees on endless beaches. The white sand of Corbyn’s Cove and the turquoise-colored water looks highly pretty. Apart from the view, tourists love to enjoy the water activities here like boating, swimming, surfing and more. Speed boats and Jet ski are also encouraged here.


Chidiya Tapu - the name itself signifies the major attraction of this place. Chidiya Tapu is a popular spot for birdwatching and sightseeing and the beaches here have wonderful species of birds all around it with an amazing view. Apart from that, sunsets here are highly beautiful and divine. Often called as the paradise for nature lovers, the island consists of good cuisine places as well. There are luxurious places to live around and spend your time greatly...

The great Anthropological Museum is located in Port Blair, Andaman. Explorers and adventurous people absolutely love this place as it offers an insight into the lives of the tribes that lived here. The island on which this museum is located has been a living place for several tribes like the Andamanese, Jarawas, and Onges and this museum takes us through their journey and lifestyle. The museum has various handicraft products, tools, crafts, photographs, etc....

Run by the Indian Navy Samudrika Naval Marine Museum of Port Blair is created to generate awareness related to oceanic surroundings. The huge information about marine life here fascinates people of all kinds as it showcases different types of corals, fishes, cells, shells, etc. The museum has a total of five sections to represent the beauty of the marine life of the Andaman Islands. You will rarely c...

Located in Port Blair Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex or Water Sports Complex sets a perfect destination for tourists with the various activities that are offered here. It includes a Jet Ski ride, Parasailing, Banana ride, Sofa ride, and a cafeteria in the complex named “Marina de cafe”. There is no entry fee and the authority charges only for the particular activities ...

Scuba diving in Andaman is highly encouraged and loved due to its thrilling experience. It is one of the most famous water sports here and tourists love to do it. Scuba diving while glancing at beautiful coral reefs, plants, and species of fauna is a heart-warming experience. The best places to do scuba diving in Andaman are North Bay Island, Neil Island, Port Blair, and Havelock Island. Please consider the water depth, fish population, water current, clarit...

Snorkeling is a water activity that means swimming through the water with a diving mask. The mask has a tube attached which is called a snorkel. Snorkeling is a bit similar to scuba diving. The top places to do snorkeling in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands are the Red Skin Island, Neil Island, Havelock Island, North Bay Island, and Jolly Buoy. Each place will give you a different and memorable experience. Please visi...

# Best Places to Visit in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Ross Island

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Havelock Island

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Radhanagar Beach

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Cellular Jail

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Viper Island


Neil Island

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Baratang Island

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Corbyn's Cove

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Chidiya Tapu


Anthropological Museum


Samudrika Naval Marine Museum


Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex


Scuba Diving in Andamans

Snorkeling in Andamans

View States Nearby Andaman and Nicobar Islands

1. Tamil Nadu
2. Andhra Pradesh
3. Odisha
4. West Bengal
5. Tripura
6. Mizoram