The moment you arrive at Little Andaman Island, its magical scenery and exotic views will definitely leave you amazed. This island is truly a safe haven on the Southern Andaman for nature lovers coming from different parts of the world. The surreal surroundings of this place will definitely make you fall in love with nature.
Despite its name, Little Island is not that little. In fact, it is the fourth largest island in Andaman. It also houses the Onge tribe. You can visit this tropical paradise by booking an Andaman Nicobar Package with us.
Best Time to Visit
November to May is considered to be the best time to visit this picturesque island. You will have minimal storms and rain this time. You can definitely have ideal weather to relax by the beaches. This island looks at its best during winters. You can also indulge in several water sports during this time.
Best Places to Visit
Cover the following attractions in your itinerary to make the most of your Little Andaman tour –
Kalapathar Limestone Caves
This natural masterpiece is shaped beautifully by thrust nature over a period of time on Little Andaman. Indulge in trekking to marvel at this natural phenomenon. In some parts, water pockets are filled with plenty of marine species. In addition, a lot of climbs and slopes will definitely suit your heart. Along with it, you can easily pair this trip while visiting the rocky beach nearby. You can visit this place all day for free.
Butler Bay Beach
In Little Andaman Island, Butler Bay Beach is one of the lesser known places which you would definitely adore and explore. It is a perfect destination with turquoise-blue waters and palm-fringed shores where you can do nothing but sit back and relax. It is also well regarded among the best surfing spots in the country. This place is visited by a lot of surfers to make the most of this attraction. In addition, nothing is more soothing than exploring the sunrays merging the calm and pleasant waves in sunset. Entry to this place is free.
Whisper Wave is truly a picturesque and enchanting waterfall. This place is well covered by relaxing and pleasant vibes. You can feel the essence of natural beauty for some time. The overall setting of this isolated waterfall seems to be very tranquil. But you should always have a guide by your side. Don’t take the warning signs lightly as it may have crocodiles. You should still visit this waterfall. It opens from 8am to 3pm every day.
White Surf Waterfall
Rainbows are a common sight in this bewitching waterfall which is created by the sunrays meeting the mist in the air. You don’t have to think hard as when you saw a rainbow last time. You can visit this waterfall for free and this place is open all day until sunset. It is an ideal destination to spend a few hours in your stay. You can also trek to this destination and elevate the surreal feel.
Witness the Plantation of Red Palm Oil
It is another mesmerizing place you should visit on Little Island. It has a vast plantation which is truly awe inspiring. A lot of local workers choose to visit this plantation. You can witness the processing of this plant. You can visit these plantations for free and spend up to 2 hours here. You can visit here at any day of week.
Things to Consider
- You need to have a permit issued at Port Blair to visit this island.
- Be sure to have a guide before going for trekking and keep all the gears handy when hitting the island. The true nature is raw no matter how beautiful the scenery is.
- Don’t go surfing from May to August or during monsoons.
- Camping is prohibited on this island.
- Be sure to carry the map to Little Andaman during excursion
- Use mosquito repellants to get rid of beach flies
- At Hut Bay, you can find a lot of food courts. You need to bring your cookware and raw material if you want to cook your own food.
- Don’t take warning signs lightly at some places as crocodiles were spotted in many places.
By Waters – A lot of ferries are operated and run by the government, which serve as the most popular and convenient modes of transport here. These ferries usually connect tourists to Hut Bay and Port Blair. The ship sails from Port Blair to Little Andaman usually for around 8 hours (duration varies as per weather conditions). You can book tickets in the morning from the ticket counter. Be sure to book tickets a day earlier.
By Air – You can also book a helicopter ride to get to this island. Of course, it will be an expensive option but it is worth the time you could save. You can definitely have the serene and panoramic view of the island and save your time. Keep in mind that helicopters have limited seats and you can carry only a few items. Port Blair is located 101 km from Little Andaman. You can cover this distance within just one hour by opting for a helicopter ride.
Little Andaman is separated from South Andaman by Duncan Passage. When the tsunami hit the island in 2004, Little Andaman had almost lost its existence. Today, it has been restored to its natural habitat and it even attracts more visitors than before. So, why not go and explore the island by booking a package with us? We are here to make all the vital arrangements that can keep you amazed and enthralled.