Top ChoiceBeach in Diglipur & Around

Ross & Smith Islands

Like lovely tropical counterweights, the twin islands of Smith and Ross are connected by a slender, dazzlingly white sandbar, and are up there with the best in the Andamans for both swimming and snorkelling.No...

Cave in Middle & North Andaman

Baratang Limestone Caves

The first main stop of interest as you travel north is Baratang's limestone caves, 90km north of Port Blair. After crossing from South Andaman to Baratang Island by vehicle ferry, it’s a scenic 45-minute boat...

Beach in Long Island

Lalaji Bay

A 10km, 1½-hour trek through the jungle leads to secluded Lalaji Bay, a beautiful white-sand east-coast beach with good swimming and snorkelling; follow the arrows from the jetty, or arrange a guide (₹1000)...

Island in Diglipur & Around

Craggy Island

A speck of an island off Kalipur Beach, Craggy is a good spot for snorkelling. Very strong swimmers can make it across, in good conditions only (flippers recommended); otherwise, a small motorised boat (₹3000...

Island in Diglipur & Around

Excelsior Island

North from Aerial Bay, Excelsior has beautiful, creamy white beaches, good snorkelling and resident spotted deer. Six-person boats from Aerial Bay cost ₹5000 to ₹6000, and you'll need a (free) permit; visiting...

Beach in Diglipur & Around

Kalipur Beach

Fringed by lush jungle and sparkling cerulean waves, the brown-sand beach at Kalipur, 17km east of Diglipur by road, is famous for its turtle nesting from mid-December to April.

Cave in Diglipur & Around

Alfred Caves

These isolated limestone caves, around 20km southeast of Diglipur, are known for being where hawabills (swiftlets) make their highly prized edible nests. Same-day permits (free) are available at Ramnagar beach,...

Park in Rangat

Dhaninallah Mangrove

The turtle breeding ground at Dhaninallah Mangrove, 20km northeast of Rangat, is the area's most popular sight. It's best viewed early evening (mid-December to April) via the 700m-long boardwalk, which opens on...