Imagine crystal clear waters, beautiful white sands, and palm-fringed beaches. If you just want to relax in a hammock, sipping fruity chilled cocktails by the sea and watch the waves, you may definitely want to book family tour packages to visit Andaman. Here are the reasons to visit Andaman –
Relax and Chill at the Beach
Admit it! Your dad will definitely fall in love with the crystal clear beaches of Andaman. A lot of beaches in Andaman offer really serene views with some peace and solitude which is away from noise of other beaches in India. Radhanagar Beach is voted among the world’s best beaches. You can get there to witness the exotic sunset or take some bath in the sea. You can explore another sunset on Neil Island which is a quieter and unexplored beach.
Enjoy Snorkeling and Scuba Diving
After taking some rest and chilling out, it’s time to do some adventure with family. You can go scuba diving because Andaman is best even if you are diving for the first time. There are experienced divers available to train you for an hour before you start your actual adventure.
As you go deeper, you will explore the unexplored and vivid marine life full of mind-blowing sizes and shapes of corals. You can also feed the multi-colored schools of fish here that will swarm across you. There are dried baits and bread crumbs available to feed them. You can have a safe diving experience by getting in touch with some of the trusted diving centers. They are available in Havelock where you can find a huge reserve of corals.
If you want to do something calming, snorkeling is another great option that people of all ages can enjoy. In Havelock Island, Elephant Beach is the best place to explore the rich underwater world while snorkeling. You may even find sea turtles which get back to the sea. You can even ride a glass bottom boat to witness the corals in the crystal clear waters.
Explore the Unexplored
You can explore the beaches all around the Andaman Islands. Northern Andaman houses a lot of native tribes including Jarawa. You can drive along the lush green and dense forests on the Andaman Trunk Road and visit Diglipur limestone caves for different delights. You can also visit Cuthbert Bay, which houses leatherback turtles. You can also watch dolphins in Lalaji Bay Beach leaping off the waters. If you want to explore the beach and rich history, go to Cellular Jail, Port Blair to catch up on the incredible light and sound show for a beautiful evening.
Enjoy the Delightful Seafood
You can taste the delicious seafood which can definitely refresh your mood even though you are not that kind of foodie. Spend some great time with family for a night and taste the delightful seafood platter and some wine. There are many small cafes dotting several islands of Andaman where you can taste some best quality seafood and freshly caught fish in Port Blair. You must go to New Lighthouse Restaurant and The Red Snapper. So, pack your bags and prepare your family to hit the most relaxing islands in the world and spend vacations to have a lifetime experience.
Best Seasons to Visit Andaman
Andaman receives pleasant and warm summers which last till the month of June. It is considered to be the best season to visit Long Island, Port Blair, Clique Islands, Havelock, Ross and Smith Islands, Diglipur and Little Andaman. You can enjoy snorkeling, scuba diving, paragliding, surfing, trekking, banana boat riding and other activities in this UT. During summers, temperature remains maximum 37 degrees C and minimum 24 degrees C.
Andaman Islands become a huge crowd puller in July and August when tourists hop from miles away. In Andaman and Nicobar Islands, monsoon rainfall goes from normal to heavy. It often witnesses heavy rains by the end of monsoon. It makes sea waves quite unpredictable and water sports inaccessible. During this season, temperature goes from 22 degrees to 35 degrees.
Winter is the best time as temperature doesn’t get chilly here. The weather remains mild, neutral and pleasant. Temperature stays from 20 degrees C to 30 degrees C. It is also the ideal time to go with family.
What to Carry When Going for Andaman Holiday?
In order to have a more comfortable and stress-free beach vacation, it is recommended to travel with the right things to visit the remote tropical paradises. There are limited resources in some islands. So, it is recommended to be prepared.
- Sunscreen – Salt in the air could cause skin burns as tropical sun is harsh. So, it is recommended to carry a waterproof sunscreen to have lasting results.
- Flip flops – This beachwear has been proven ideal on islands. High heels could cause pain on the beach walk.
- Water – Carry a bottle of water and refill the same at places where you can find RO water. It can help cut down the usage of plastic and keep you hydrated.
- Insect repellent – Tropical forest is well regarded for its diversity of insects and mosquitoes. Sand flies attack on the beaches of islands and can ruin your experience. So, it is wise to carry a mosquito repellent which also works against insects and sand flies.
- Towel – Carry a beach towel which can dry quickly.
- Pair of clothes – It is important to carry a pair of clothes. Carry airy light clothes to keep you dry in humid and warm weather.
- Hammock – You may definitely want to spend a great time on the beach and keep the sand away. Carry a hammock to tie on the branch extending on the beach or beach mat to lie on.