How to Tour Baratang Island Andaman

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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.

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Parrot Island Baratang

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.

Guitar Island

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.

Baludera Beach

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

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.

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Bluff Island -Baratang

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

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.

If you love to explore wildlife and dense forests, then this island should be in your top list of must-do activities in Andaman.

MarkBay beach

Mark Bay beach is untouched unpolluted less crowded and most secluded beach of baratang. Like any other beaches it is also covered with lash green mangrove. The tide is gentle and the slope is gradual. The regular yellow coloured sand gives you an opportunity to refresh either on the beach or the shore. The beach is ideal and best for sunbathing.

Lalaji Bay Beach

This beach offers full of silvery sand and gentle tide. This beach shows various shades of water.You can see that sea creatures almost from the shore. The beach is well shaded by coconut trees and other forest trees.You can go for a swim.

Lalaji Bay Beach is very less crowded and less populated.The beach mostly have no stalls and refreshment.The beach does not have any security,locker or almirah facility.You have to do a makeshift arrangement for change room.There is no toilet facility too.

Cuthbert  Bay beach

Cuthbert Bay beach is also another unpopular, untouched, unpolluted, secluded beach of Baratang. It offers visitors a calm and composed beach. This is one of the popular turtle  nesting places.

Amkunj beach

Amkunj beach has started gaining tourist attraction recently due to fact that it is very near to the main road. This beach is a colour palette of mother nature. She used every bit of colour everywhere. Dark green deep forest,yellowish green leaves, light green small plants, black and brownish stone mixed with yellowish black sand,red corals, and at least five shades of blue available in sky and ocean along with white cloud.

The  panoramic view is breathtaking. Due to stone factor, it is not suited for swimming but one can relax on the shore. or sit on the benches provided by government.

Note- do not run or  let your kid run on this beach. The stones are very sharp and falling is  painful.

Water Sports activities

Baratang tourism is growing slowly.At this moment sea walking is the major water sports along with scuba diving and snorkeling. Camping is still not an option here.Do not try that.

Sea walking

Baratang island offers a beautiful opportunity for non-swimmers to be personal with sea creatures in knee deep water or a waist deep water.

Mohwa Dera Village

If time permits you can visit to Mohwa Dera Village for a glimpse of coral gazing. For this,you need to know little swimming. For non swimmers , there is an option called glass bottom boat. Both these activities give an unique view of corals and other sea creatures.

Spike Island Midlife Sanctuary

You must stumble upon this beautiful place named spike Island /It is a wildlife sanctuary covering 211 km.It is a place for flora and fauna.One can spot spotted deers ,wild pigs,squirrels and birds here.This is terrific experience to visit here.

Where to eat in Baratang Island?

Although there are no fancy restaurants in the area, there are various food stalls and small eateries which ensure you don’t go hungry once in Baratang. Most of the restaurants in the area serve South Indian cuisines and Bengali dishes.

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