The Magic of Andaman – Must-See Places

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For the lovers of sunny skies and the golden beaches, the best destination in India to visit is Andaman. The island of Andaman and Nicobar in India is one of the top destinations for a world-class holiday. Historically, the place is also very important. All the monuments and scenic locations make this place a must-visit for the tourists from all parts of the world. It is an ideal island for a peaceful family getaway.

Cellular Jail

There are many places that you can visit in Andaman and make your journey much fun. One of the first things you can visit is the Cellular Jail, where all the Indian revolutionaries were sent on exile. It was a British prison and today it serves as a prison to the political dissidents to jail once. Many parts of this jail were destroyed by the Japanese during the Second World War. Nevertheless, it is a reminder of the brave and gallant heroes of India.

Andaman Beaches

The beaches in Andaman are quite an amazing experience and one of the best beaches is the Radhanagar Beach at Havelock’s Gem, which is also crowned as the best beach in Asia by several magazines. The white sands at the beach and the blue waters will definitely give you an amazing feeling. For the photography lovers, it is a good place with several things to capture for memories and moments.

Scuba diving and snorkelling activities are plenty in Andaman. You can try your hand at the Havelock Island. You can visit the Barefoot Scuba Resort and do try this for an amazing experience. Barefoot has something for all kinds of divers like rookie, professional divers or those who are looking for some kind of certification. November to Mid April is the best time for going scuba diving in the country.

Museums

The museum is a must-see place in Andaman too. You should take this tour to know more about the history and culture of this exotic Indian island. The anthropological museum is one of the greatest places to visit here as it gives anthropological insights on the lives of the tribes. Another good museum worthy of a visit is the Naval Marine Museum, which offers a glimpse into the biodiversity of the marine life.

Baratang

Baratang also comes under the most visited places in Andaman as it is home to the Jarawa tribes, which are one of the 4 protected tribes of the island. They hunt and eat raw meat and do not wear clothes. There are many activities, which you can undertake in Baratang like:

Visit Limestone Cave

Boat ride through mangrove lush

Mud Volcanoes

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Apart from the places mentioned above Havelock island also has a lot of other sites, which are worthy of exploration. There are lines of resorts facing the beach, where the calmness is absolutely comforting. You can plan a trip to the Andaman Islands and visit all these places. The easiest way to reach here is by flights. Check online for the Chennai to Andaman flight for the passengers.

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