Andaman Sightseeing

Cellular jail- national memorial

The Cellular Jail, also known as Kala pani (Hindi for black waters), was a colonial prison in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. The prison was used by the British especially to exile or torture political prisoners to the remote archipelago. The jail was completed in 1906 consisting of 693 cells with seven wings but now it was subsequently damaged and three of them are in intact Today, the complex serves as a national memorial monument. it is a place of pilgrimage for all freedom loving people. There is a special cell in which Veer Savarkar was kept poisoned separately. Also there is a Museum, an Art gallery, and a Photo gallery which are open for all.

Light and sound show

The revolution of freedom fighter in the jail in which they fight for their nation and not obeying the Britishers orders and their cruel punishments are brought alive in a moving light and sound at every evening in the premises of cellular jail, which will give us a clear view of our Indian freedom fighters prior to independence day.

Fisheries museum

Fisheries museum is one of the main iconic place of the island, consisting of 350 species of marine life, including corals, sharks. Polyps and starfish. and they were found in the indo-pacific ocean and the bay of Bengal near to the island.

Anthropological museum

The anthropological museum will clearly take us to the ancient time displaying tribal essentials and artifacts such as boats, weapons, baskets, clothing, photographs, models and records of exploratory which had undertaken over past many years.

Chatham saw mill

The Chatham saw mill is one of the most important mill describing the history of Andaman, the Chatham saw mil is also one of the oldest and largest wood mill in Asia. The port blair main city is connected to the mill through a one of the oldest bridge of all time, it is a store where you can find many timbers like padauk, gurjun, marble satinwood etc.

Naval marine museum (Samudrika)

One of the most beautiful museum situated in port blair is run by Indian navy, the museum is well decorated and give us the good knowledge of about history of shells, corals, marine life, geography and archaeology of these island

Gandhi park

The most interesting and beautiful park of all time, consisting of amusement rides, water sports, water boating ,nature trail lake, colorful garden and historic remains like Japanese temples as well as a bunkers, facilitated by restaurant and amazing joy place for kids too.

Marina park

The most beautiful beach side park of all time, consisting of restaurant and beautiful garden with some historical evidences like the statue of subash Chandra boss, and the great cannon, you can see the ross island and the beautiful sun set from the park.

Science centre

Port blair science center is one the best interesting science education center, where you can find the 3d show and many interesting thing like quiz corner fun science galley and sea plane etc.

Mini zoo

Mini zoo is one of the most interesting place where you can find the rare species of endemic birds and animal found in these islands.

Corbyn’s cove beach

One of the best and beautiful beach of all time facilitated by hotels, restaurant and bar, changing room etc. and also you can explore to the water sports, and enjoy with the family.


Chidiyatapu is one of the famous place for bird watching covered by a thick rainforest ,Chidiyatapu has very beautiful beach namely Munda Pahad, where you can enjoy the coldness of the forest with a mild sun bath, Chidiyatapu is gifted with one of the most beautiful sunset view and the local people called the place with another name called sunset point.chidiyatapu is the best place to enjoy natural rainforest where a forest guard will be there with you to protect you, so as you can enjoy the best way of journey of jungle.;

Mount Harriet

Mount Harriet is one of the second most highest peak of the island, this is the best place for taking the photographs and trekking up to Kalapathar, mount Harriet is very famous because there you can find the scenario of our 20 rupees note back side where it had been captured, mount Harriet is gifted with a guest house with lovely huts where you can enjoy the hot and spicy food at any time.

Ross island

Ross island is most exciting place which you will be visiting , ross island was one of the biggest city of the island during British regime, now it through back all the good time of the past people living there, you can find many ruined of the old building and architecture level , chief commissioner house, government house, church, hospital, bakery,press,swimming pool, cemetery troops,, all in outdated conditions.

Mahatma Gandhi marine national park

The breathtaking view of open sea with beautiful corals, topical rain-fed forest, attractive flora and fauna can be seen for the nature lovers, It constitutes 15 small and large islands among which two islands i.e. JOLLY BUOY & RED SKIN is opened for tourists.

Harminder Bay Beach

These beautiful beaches are situated at Hut Bay island at a distance of 100kms from Port Blair and are connected by Inter Islands shipping services. The serene Harminder Bay beach stretches all along the coast. This beach is a beautiful sight at high tide, with clear blue waters and plenty of shade from the nearby old trees. at low tide, only Small pools of salty waters remain and one can take a dip or two. This is definitely one of the best spots on the island for snorkeling, as it is easy to float around and enjoy the remains of colorful corals and lively underwater world.

Karmatang Beach

Karmatang beach, at turtle nesting ground is being developed as tourist complex. Situated at Mayabunder, northern part of Middle Andaman, 240 kms by road and 136 kms by boat from Port Blair. One of the best beaches around Mayabandar, this beach is perfect for swimming especially at high tide. There is plenty of shade underneath tall green trees all over the bay. The Forest Department has developed the place into an eco friendly picnic spot with lovely facilities such as bamboo tree houses, playground for children, garbage bins, clean toilets and dressing rooms. There are nature trails around the beach and a parking area. The place is very popular with families usually which visit mainly on weekends. The beach is also a turtle nesting ground, as from December to February different kinds of turtles come to lay their eggs in the sand. For this reason one is not allowed to stay on the beach after 5pm.

Ramnagar Beach

A sandy beach situated at Diglipur Island. It is connected by two daily boat services from Mayabunder and from Port Blair twice a week. Beach stretches all over Ramnagar village, but it is difficult to swim in at most points due to the sharp corals. The best sea access options are at the Blue Sea Restaurant and the path just across Deep Sea Resort on the main road. The beach bay is lovely with clear blue water, calm sea and yellowish sand. There is plenty of shade from the nearby trees and the place is perfect for a good scenario near the sea.

Jolly Buoy

An island in Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, it offers a breath taking underwater view of coral and marine life. It is an ideal place for snorkeling , sea bathing and basking on the sun kissed beach. Sparkling hues of blue spread seamlessly in the clear pristine waters. Bright white sand lining the water. it is one of the two that is open to tourists.Colours dominate the landscape here, with brightly hued corals dotting the serene waters. One of the best places for coral spotting, a trip to this island will never disappoint you. Glide peacefully on a glass boat with the beautiful corals and marine life right beneath you. Or bring out your adventurous side by indulging in snorkeling as you revel among the corals and the abundant marine life. The sand proves soothing and seems perfect to make sandcastles. The island is preserved in its pristine form with just a limited number of tourists allowed on it.

Cinque Island

The Lure Of Underwater Coral Gardens And Unspoiled Beaches Specially A Sand Bar Joining Two Islands Are Irresistible. Super Place For SCUBA Diving, Swimming, Fishing And Camping. White Sand Beaches, Alluring Coral Reefs And Vast Open Sea Could Be A Dream Of Many. The Coral Reefs And Bird Populations Here Are Virtually Untouched By Man. One Among The Most Liked Island In The Andaman Islands, Cinque Island Approximately 5.4 Kms. The Rocky Isles And Sand Bar Here Is A Treat To See And Experience. The Untouched Beaches Attracts Tourists From All Over The Globe, Angle Giant GT's, Black Marlins And Tiger Gobras During This Amazing Fishing Trip. Escape To This Alluring Destination And Experience The Ultimate Holiday Sensation. Fish, Cruise, Eat And Party During This Trip.

Red Skin Island

Red skin island is situated in Mahatma Gandhi National Park which is in Wandoor. You have to reach this island by ferry from Wandoor jetty. Tourist goes there mainly for snorkeling This island is a plastic free zone. No plastic bags or bottles are allowed though pet bottles are allowed. The island was small with beautiful sea shells scattered everywhere.

Barren Island

At a distance of about 135 Kms. from Port Blair is the land of volcano, Barren Island, the only active volcano in India. The Island, about 3 Kms. has a big crater of the volcano, rising abruptly from the sea, about 1/2 Km. from the shore and is about 150 fathoms deep. Can be visited on board vessels.It is the only active Volcano along the chain from Sumatra to Myanmar and also the only active volcano in India. Barren Island is a part of the Indian Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and is well known as a Submarine emergent Volcano, which lies above the subduction zone of India and Burmese plate. Barren Island comes under the restricted zone and special permits has to be taken to visit Barren Island. In addition, no one is allowed to land on the Barren Island. No night stay is allowed at Barren It takes nearly 4 to 5 hrs to reach the island. Tourists generally travel through ships and without getting down on the island they get the whole enthralling feeling of the island. The Island can be visited by chartered boats only with the approval of the forest department and after getting necessary permits.

Viper Island

The Britishers used to harbour convicts here. The first jail was constructed here which was abandoned after the construction of Cellular Jail. It has a gallows a top a hillock, where condemned prisoners were hanged. Sher Ali, who killed Lord Mayo, the Viceroy of India in 1872, was also hanged here. This island is exceptionally exquisite and tranquil. The name of this island is kept after the name of the vessel in which Lt. Archibald Blair came to Andaman and Nicobar in the year 1789. This beautiful island is swarmed by visitors as it serves a wonderful amalgamation of historically significant elements and arresting grandeur of nature. Thus, Viper Island is no less than an empyrean for both the bugs of history and nature admirers.

Long Island

Connected by boat four times a week from Phoenix Bay Jetty, this island offers an excellent sandy beach at Lalaji Bay, unpolluted environment and evergreen forests. The sea around the island is frequented by dolphin convoys. Lalaji bay, 6 kms. away from the boat jetty, is accessible by 15 minutes journey in dinghies or trekking through the forest. Directorate of Tourism offers island camping during season.the main attraction are Vast marine wealth and exclusive beaches, cosy caves, green hills and magnificent mangroves – a perfect package for adventure tourism. The pristine beauty of Long Island and adjacent islands in the form of lush green tropical forests, untouched virgin beaches coupled with unique Marine ecosystem attracts the tourists from different parts of India and abroad.


One can enjoy the quiet village life and solitude of virgin nature here. You can also breathe unpolluted air, a rare commodity for the city dweller. Cutbert Bay beach (20 kms. away from Rangat bazar/jetty) is a turtle nesting ground. One can view the nesting of turtles during December – February season. Hawksbill Nest, guest house of the Directorate of Tourism, is near to the Cutbert bay beach and Turtle sanctuary. Panchavati waterfall and Amkunj beach are on the way to Cutbert bay. One can go to Mayabunder and Diglipur from here, The population is primarily made up of people from Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Fisheries and cultivation are the two primary occupations of people in this island. Entry into Rangat is by Bus from Port Blair and by ferries from Havelock, Neil and Long Island. Therefore, tourists have to enter Andamans through Port Blair and travel to Rangat by road or sea.


Situated in the northern part of Middle Andaman, Mayabunder offers excellent scenic beauty and beautiful beaches. Inhabited by the settlers from Burma, East Pakistan and ex-convicts, Mayabunder has a distinct culture. Beach at Avis Island (30 minutes boat journey from Mayabunder), Karmatang beach (13 kms.) and mangrove lined creeks are the attractions. Karmatang beach is also a turtle nesting ground. One can view nesting of turtles during December-February season. Swiftlet Nest guest house of the Directorate of Tourism is very near to the Karmatang beach. One can go to Kalighat (for Diglipur) by boat from here.


Situated in North Andaman Island, Diglipur provides a rare experience for eco-friendly tourists. It is famous for its oranges, rice and marine life. Saddle Peak, 732 metres, the highest point in the islands is nearby. Kalpong, the only river of Andaman flows from here. The first hydroelectric project of the islands is coming upon this river. One who comes by road from Port Blair has to take a boat from Mayabunder to Kalighat and from there journey by road to Diglipur (25 kms.), and from there to Kalipur (18 kms.) for viewing, Kalipur and Lamiya bay beaches. Directorate of Tourism provides comfortable accommodation at Turtle Resort, Kalipur. The Water Sports Centre is near by. Those who want to go for trekking to Saddle Peak can collect trekking equipments on hire from Turtle Resort and start trekking from Kalipur. Ram Nagar beach (15 kms. away from Kalighat) is famous for Turtle nesting during December – February season. One who comes by boat from Port Blair will reach Aerial bay jetty, which is very near to places like Diglipur and Kalipur.

Ross and Smith

The twin islands joined by a bewitching sand bar, is 30 minutes away from Aerial bay jetty or Kalipur water sports centre. Directorate of Tourism offers island camping at Smith island during the tourist season. One can feel the innocent beauty of village life everywhere in Diglipur. One who prefers to be away from the hustle and humdrum of urban life must come here to enjoy unhurried holidays. Saddle peak is popular for trekking/nature trail through the evergreen rain forest. Kalighat is connected by daily two boat services from Mayabunder. Port Blair – Diglipur (Aerial bay jetty) boat services are available twice a week.

Little Andaman Island

This island has a beautiful beach at Butler Bay, a waterfall and plantation of oil palms. Apart from this there are several sandy beaches all along the coastline of the island. The break water at Hut Bay offers an excellent view to the tourists. Little Andaman is the vegetable bowl for the Nicobar group of islands. The Onge tribals live in this island, so do Nicobarese apart from settlers from erstwhile East Pakistan and other places. However entry to tribal areas is restricted. Journey 8 hrs. by sea from Port Blair towards south

Sippighat Farm

Sprawling over an area of 80 acres is a Government farm. Research & Development programmes for cultivation of spices like cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, coconut and pepper are conducted here. Research and Demonstration farm of the Central Agricultural Research Institute (CARI) is nearby. This farm is owned by Directorate of Agriculture, Andaman and Nicobar Administration. It has good collection of local varieties of fruit bearing trees and plants. There is a sale counter which sells locally grown spices. God quality Cinnamon, Clove and Nutmeg are available for sale.


Situated near to Tirur, this place has a beautiful sandy beach with shallow water. Suitable for swimming, sun basking and viewing sunset. It is not mostly visited by tourists, it's good for viewing sunset. It takes 40 minutes to reach from Port Blair by car, take drinking water with you as you won't find any food stall near beach. Its is good for one hour or so, you may enjoy the sea. Place is mostly clean and one Japanese bunker is lying near the beach


Madhuban is located at a distance of 20 km by ferry from Port Blair in the north-east of South Andaman. This is a forest area good for trekking and watching birds, animals and a number of butterflies. The forest area in Madhuban is famous for trekking. Here elephants are used for lumbering work This place is a trekking area, north east of South Andaman. Exotic endemic birds, animals, butterflies, and elephant lumbering are the most interesting part of the trek