Andaman & Nicobar Islands: A Heavenly Destination for Snorkeling Lovers

Snorkeling in Andaman & Nicobar Islands is a perfect way to unwind yourself. So why not know what all places you can go to and have the best time of your life?

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Andaman & Nicobar Islands: A Heavenly Destination for Snorkeling Lovers

India’s stretched coast is blessed with beautiful coral reefs and vivid marine life. The crystal clear blue-green water gives an amazing view of the shallow coral beds while you do scuba diving, snorkeling, or sea walking at different beach destinations in India like Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Moreover, the adventure sport of snorkeling is rapidly gaining popularity among the tourists visiting Andaman, especially those who have thalassophobia (fear of the sea). That’s because the best way to overcome what you fear is to face it. 

So let’s now know what’s in store for snorkeling lovers at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Andaman & Nicobar Islands are a Major Tourism Hub with Snorkeling as Main Water Sport

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The Andaman & Nicobar islands have various exotic beaches, tourist spots, rich wildlife, and offer exciting opportunities to enjoy adventure sports like snorkeling, sea-walking, and scuba diving. Emerging as a top tourism hub, these are one of the best spots for a family vacation or a honeymoon trip. A private or group tour, you can choose to go on either type of tour.

Snorkeling is a major water sport and recreational activity that people go for on their trip to the Andaman Islands. The magical underwater world having vivid coral reefs is so mesmerizing that it makes the tourist want to come again and again. 

Things to Keep in Mind Before You Plan to Go for Snorkeling

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For snorkeling, you require a diving mask, snorkel, and swim fins. These are mainly provided by the instructor, who conducts a 2-3 days’ class. Here are some other important things to pack in your bags for the tour: 

  • Comfortable clothes & footwear
  • Extra set of clothes
  • Waterproof glasses
  • Personal medicine kit, if any
  • Water bottle
  • Towel

Also, during the trip, you should not consume alcohol and other intoxicating products that are strictly forbidden. 

This 30 minutes long snorkeling activity makes you witness clear blue skies, white sands, tall arching trees, and varied fauna. For ensuring safety during the activity, do pay attention to what your instructor says, carry the essential equipment, and follow all the guidelines. 

And when you snorkel among the fishes, tortoise, and coral, the experience is mesmerizing. When the fishes come to nibble it from your hand, it can give you goosebumps. 

Amazing Places to Visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

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In the capital city of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Port Blair, the best places to visit are-

  • Ross Island 
  • North Bay Island
  • Havelock Island that is famous for Radhanagar Beach
  • Neil Island
  • Cinque Island
  • Wandoor Beach
  • Elephant Beach
  • Saddle peak
  • Mt Harriet 
  • Mud Volcano
  • Diglipur located at North Andaman 
  • Cellular Jail
  • Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park
  • Andaman Water sports complex
  • Chatham Saw Mill
  • Mini Zoo
  • Corbyn's Cove
  • Chidiya Tapu
  • Forest Museum, Anthropological Museum, Fisheries Museum, Naval Museum (Samudrika) 

So besides basking in the sun and diving in deep waters of the different islands and beaches, you can also visit museums, zoos, national parks, and many more tourist places.

Final Thoughts

No doubt, Andaman & Nicobar Islands have some of the world's most amazing travel destinations for snorkeling lovers to have a never-felt-before and unforgettable experience. To preserve these thrilling moments as a memory, you can also get your underwater pictures clicked by your snorkeling partner or instructor. 

Besides snorkeling, you can also enjoy the white sand beaches, the jetty ride, or visit the lighthouse. If you want to take your experience a notch higher, then you can register yourself for scuba diving. And another marvelous place for scuba diving enthusiasts is Devil’s Den in Florida.

On your visit to the unique country of India, you can also explore the one-of-its-kind Loktak lake in Manipur, which is the world's largest and only freshwater floating lake. So choose from different Andaman holiday packages, pack your bags, grab your swimwear, and take a plunge the sea to enjoy snorkeling in Andaman. 

Have you ever indulged in a bit of snorkeling at the beautiful beaches of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands? If you have, do share your experience! And if you haven’t ever, a mesmerizingly colorful and enchanting world under the water of Andaman & Nicobar Islands awaits you.


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