Majority of tourist destinations carry their own exquisite beauty and specialty and attract particular set of tourists and travelers who are inclined towards that particular feature. However, there are certain exotic locations which have mix bag of features and attract every kind of explorer as they have something significant and appealing on platter for all. I was fortunate to travel to such a beautiful location and presence of heterogeneous travelers with their own objectives in place encouraged and elated me beyond bounds. Yes, I am talking about cluster of islands that add to the exquisite beauty of India, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Be it a relaxing and rejuvenating beach holiday or spending private moments on honeymoon or experiencing adventure through range of water sports, the destination has all.
Radhanagar Beach on Havelock Island in the Andamans grabbed the title of Asia’s Best Beach in the year 2004 by a world famous magazine, Time and a visit to the beach will prove that the honour bestowed was every bit genuine and credible. When the name of Havelock Island has come up, it is to be noted that it is a known destination for scuba diving and is haven for one of the richest coral reef ecosystems in the world. Once you step on Baratang Island which is located around hundred kilometers from Port Blair city, the boat safari through natural tunnel of dense mangrove plantations will take you to another world altogether.
If anyone of you wishes to take real fun of water sports in easy manner, take Sea walking at the North Bay Beach and if you are enthusiastic about range of water sports, Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex offer complete range of aqua-sports namely parasailing, jet skiing, row boat paddling and several others. If someone has an inclination towards trekking, the trek from Mr. Harriet to Madhuban is a wonderful terrain where you may sight rare flora and fauna in galore. The destination also carries historical significance in the form of Cellular Jail which stands tall even now and narrates volumes through its muteness. There are several other islands that add hue to the location and bring back the tourists time and again. The main islands which shall be visited are Jolly Buoy Island, Neil Island and Ross Island. The beauty spread all across is beyond description and it can only be gauged by the fact that even strings of words of a seasoned poet may not be able to contain the entire beauty.
Those who prefer privacy and serenity amidst picturesque beauty, especially honeymooners, there are several beaches across the destination that may be explored. Some of them are Elephant Beach, Kala Pathar Beach, Wandoor Beach, Laxmanpur Beach and Bharatpur Beach. Besides, you may also visit Limestone Caves, Howrah Bridge, Chatham Saw Mill, Anthropological Museum, Corbyn’s Cove, Makruzz, Chidiya Tapu and Samudrika Marine Museum respectively.
So, do not waste time and plan your trip to this incredible destination!