Trips and Itineraries for Diglipur
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During December and January, turtles go through a gestation period, which makes them roam the beaches of Diglipur. You can witness this on Ram Nagar Beach, which is 15km away from Kalighat, the main point of attraction in Diglipur town.6. Shop for souvenirs at Aberdeen Bazaar
Weekend Getaways from Diglipur
181 Kms from Diglipur
Best time to visit - December- April
This is the capital of the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and lies on the southernmost part of Andaman. This is also the largest city of the twin islands and mainly famous for the beautiful beaches with palm lined shores. The uneven terrains with forests lined on both sides make the best driving route. A visit to this place will make you fall in love completely. The major attractions are the Cellular Jail, Samudrika Museum, Corbyn's Cove Beach. Some of the other tourist attractions here include Chatham Sawmill, Children's Traffic Park, Chiriya Tafu, Diglipur, Forest Museum, Fisheries Museum, Gandhi Park, Jolly Buoy Islands and many more. Port Blair is more on the tribal region and so the traditional language is the Nicobarese. The other common languages spoken here are Hindi, Bengali, English, Tamil and Malayalam.
Ross and Smith Islands: Accessible by boat from Diglipur, these Islands are a beach lovers' paradise. A sandbar connects the two islands which becomes invisible during high tide. Blessed with crystal clear waters this is a perfect snorkelling site with perfect visibility. The officials take conservation of the area very seriously so strict measures are taken to keep the ecosystem of the place intact. You cannot spend the night on the island and have to be leave the island by 5 P.M. latest. Also, footwear to be taken off before you dive into the inviting blue waters. This is an amazing place for beach combing. You can find fossils, huge unique shells lying on the beach. Though you may be tempted, do not get back anything from the beach. You could be fined heavily. The Ross Island has been declared as a wild life sanctuary but only houses deer. It is a nice experience to explore the island forest by foot. Try and find the old dilapidated watchtower/lighthouse when you're at Ross.