Choosing a perfect winter destination always comes with confusion. There are a lot of places to visit in India. The best one to spend winter vacations solo or with family and loved ones is ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS!
With pristine white-sand beaches, shimmery shores, blue waters, and serene surroundings of the place will make you fall in love with Andaman. It is very famous among honeymooners. Winters are not chilly here and you will be excited to explore the true vibe of the place.
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Weather of Andaman in WINTERS!
As I said, there are no chilly winters in Andaman. The season starts here from December to February. The temperature goes to 22-25 degrees and the weather looks amazing to explore the surroundings and adventure activities.
The best time to visit Andaman begins from November to May. A lot of tourists visit Andaman during this time and have fun with their families and friends. Get ready to get tanned in the winter sun.
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P.S. Don’t forget to carry your sunscreen.
Places to Visit in Andaman in Winters:
1. Cellular Jail
Often known as Kala Pani, cellular jail is one of the popular places to visit in Andaman. The jail is located in the capital city of Port Blair. The jail is of the British era and a lot of freedom fighters were imprisoned in the Cellular jail. The light and sound show is another highlight of the place.
2. Limestone Caves
The Limestone cave is a delight for nature lovers. The caves are at the bottom of the sea and deposits of marine life, shells, skeletons, and corals. Limestone caves are nestled deep in the mangroves and lush green rainforests. A speed boat ride is a must for reaching the caves. Don’t forget to take your own water bottle and get in touch with your boatman. In peak season, the place gets crowded, make sure to reach early there to enjoy the unique marvel.
3. Marina Park and Aquarium
Another enthralling experience to have in Andaman. To watch the different shells, big shells, corals, crabs, species of fishes, Marina Park and Aquarium is the perfect place to visit. One can cover the whole place in 1 hour and best to explore in winter.
There you will see some rare corals and marine life.
1. Murugan Temple
A Hindu temple built on a hillock surrounded by lush greenery is a must-visit place apart from the beaches & islands. The temple offers tranquil surroundings and showcases the Dravidian style architecture. The complete name of the temple is Sri Vetrimalai Murugan Temple and was built in the year of 1926 by the British.
2. Howrah Bridge
The major and chief attraction of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is in Neil Island. A natural bridge named after the Howrah Bridge by the local Bengalis living in Neil Island. A walk on the steep rocks with great views of nature and blue waters all around. One can spot the beautiful marine life like starfish, corals, small crabs, octopus, etc. Experience the best sunrises and sunsets and do visit this beautiful place when in Andaman.
Activities to Do in Andaman :
1. Beach Hopping
The perfect activity when visit Andaman is visiting the beach. Andaman is famous for beaches and islands. There are hundreds of Islands that have so many famous beaches. Hire a boat or explore the small and lesser explore beaches and islands. Enjoy games of volleyball and the sun-kissed beaches will make you crazy with the views, blue waters, and surroundings.
SOME OF THE FAMOUS BEACHES:
- Radhanagar Beach
- Corbyn’s Cove Beach
- Long Island Beach
- Elephant Beach
- Ross and Smith Island Beach
- Wandoor Beach
- Lalaji Bay Beach
- Aamkunj Beach
- Casurina Beach
- Water Sports
Another fun and adventure activity you can do in Andaman is water sports activities. Andaman is a perfect spot for Scuba Divers. Scuba Diving, sea walking, snorkeling, and seaplane riding are some popular water sports adventures you can do. Experience the best with no interruptions due to rain. Winters are perfect to explore and enjoy.
2. Havelock Island
Havelock Island is the popular island of Andaman. The island has two popular beaches Radhanagar and Elephant beach. If you are searching for the perfect spot for snorkeling then Elephant beach is the perfect place to experience marine life. Radhanagar beach is the cleanest and beautiful beach that comes on no.7 in Asia.
3. Coral Reefs
If you want to explore the colorful multi-color coral reefs under the turquoise blue waters then visit Jolly Buoy Island. In winters, the coral reefs look stunning and you will be amazed by the beauty underwater.
It is a winter visit but do not forget to carry,
- Lip balm
- Thin sweater
- Bathing suit
There are a lot of places and islands to visit in Andaman, as the union territory spreads in a large area. Plan your Andaman trip in winter and experience the chilly breezes and soothing weather with your family and loved ones.
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