This place is well guarded by the forest department. There are two ways to go to limestone cave. Take the longest route while going as you will have lots of energy and return via the second route.It is surely a must visit place in Baratang Island.
Very few coconut huts and snacks stalls are available here. You can stop here for a cup of tea.
From Nilambur Jetty you need to take a Jetty and climb around 150 metres to reach to mud volcano.Even though it is not heavy mud coming out. Hence it is not visually appealing. But being rare volcano, it has its own significance.
In Mud volcano, gases like nitrogen, methane and carbon dioxide are released from earth interiors. Mud emerge from the volcano in a semi-solid state; no lava formation.
This tiny little pocket sized volcano does not emit lava rather it emits mud.This is why it is unique.
The volcano is a good tourist attraction site. Adventure enthusiasts like hiking into the mud volcano.You can give it a try.
Having boat ride through the mangrove creeks gives you an unforgettable experience. You can book a motorboat from Baratang Jetty all the way to the limestone caves through the mangrove forest.
Mangrove creeks are the inseparable part of Baratang Island.So you should not miss the opportunity to travel via these creeks.
You can also watch various bird species along the green trails of canopies and trees.
Journey through creek
The locals cut the tree to create a tunnel shaped way so that the visitor can travel in a diesel powered motorboat.The deep and dense mangrove create shade as sunlight can not penetrate through them.
It is one of the most visited place in Baratang Island.The dense jungle around this isolated creek protects the tribals. You might get a chance to see them if you are lucky. But remember, They still consume raw foods (fruits,meat etc ) and they don’t know the use of salt. So do not feed them your snacks.
Parrot Island is a flat bedded, small island which offers an unique bird( parrot) watching experience.This is a great place you can spend a peaceful time with your friends and family as you watch the parrots fly around. The island got its name from the flock of parrots in the area.
Walking through the dense mangrove forest you can come across a number of multicolored parakeets.
This tiny island is full of mangrove trees provides an unique view to the visitor about parrots.During sun set lakhs of parrots come back to their nest.The chirping of the parrots creates an unique experience.
You can enjoy the same while seating in the island or exploring the island on a boat.The dusk makes the area alive.The sunset from this Island creates an unique panoramic view weight lash green dense forest, blue sea water, setting sun red colour everywhere with thousands of parrots flying on the sky.
The island is accessible via a boat as you explore the beautiful mangrove forest or you can cruise ride into the island giving you a unique experience of the Island as well.
The best time would be post 5pm So you cannot return to Port Blair but can stay here for a night or proceed to Diglipur.
This is an island which resembles the shape of a guitar hence the name. The island is less explored and the beaches in the area are narrow and creamy.
The island can easily be accessed via the Long Island Jetty and it is a great place for a honeymoon.
You can take a walk along the beaches and explore various sea species like shells, hermit crabs, and others.
Baludara beach is 9 km away from nilambur jetty provides another unique experience to the visitor.Baludera Beach is an isolated beach in Andaman with less crowd. If you’re looking for a romantic holiday destination with less population, the stunning beauty of Baludera beach is a place you don’t want to miss.
Very few visitors come here to explore the hidden beauty. So if you are visiting, you may be the only person or only group in the beach. It is extremely popular among locals. You can find there picnicking on the beaches.
The serene environment is welcoming and peaceful.This beach is very relaxing beach.You can spend time in shade of mangrove forest.You can also play with water here.However the gentle move of the beach and endless calmness will surely blow away your mind. Even though the beach is very tempting to swim. Do not venture if there is nobody along with you or if your guide does not permit this activity.
One more thing you can do is to explore the area on a mighty elephant.Elephant ride ground this tranquil beach is the prime crowd puller. Pristine beach, clean water,mighty elephant makes it as beautiful as you can think of. During low tide you can enjoy swimming here too.
You can book a night at one of the treetop huts and enjoy a romantic evening. Once at the beach you can try beachcombing along with elephant riding.
In Balu Dera Beach, There are very few stalls that sells refreshments.The beach lacks the basic snacks and security facility.(locker/almirah/lifeguard). There is no changing room or toilet.
Note: There is no lifeguard facility available here. So be very careful.
Bluff Island is located 64 KM from Port Blair. The island is rich in aquatic life, wildlife, and several beaches. If you love nature, Bluff Island is a perfect spot for you and your family.
You can do snorkeling or diving on the island. If you want to have a relaxed day, you can explore the nearby wildlife sanctuary.
Strait Island is the smallest island in Andaman and it is located 6 KM from Baratang Island. There is a high population of birds and deer on the island.