College is the most special part of everyone’s life, everything is fun, fast-paced and worry-less. College life is a synonym to sudden plans, frequent trips and lots of memories.
Every college has this time in a year where they plan a trip to a new place, no matter what the destination is, a trip with friends is always fulfilling and enjoyable. One among the most popular tourist spot in India is Andaman Island, the land is extremely loved by travellers from across the world.
Andaman Island is uniquely famous for its huge collection of beaches and water bodies. The land has so many wonders to explore that it has developed as a popular tourist destination in India. This land comprises of more than 300 Island in its boundaries. Emerging as the most adventurous tourism spot, Andaman is adored by everyone, from kids to adults all of them enjoy the trip to Andaman.
The list of places to visit in Andaman is abundant, and so are the adventurous activities here. If your college has chosen Andaman Island for the trip, then get ready with your camera to explore some majestic views in there.
Here I am mentioning tips to consider while planning a college trip to beautiful Andaman Island:
There are two routes to reach Andaman Island:
1. By Air
Port Blair airport is well connected to major airports of Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, and Kolkata. One can take flight from these places and reach Andaman.
2. By ship
This journey will take 3 days to reach, though it is a unique experience as well but if you have water sickness avoid it. Kolkata, Chennai, and Vishakapatnam are the three ports in India from where you can sail to Andaman.
The most crucial factor in planning a trip is the budget. The trip should be planned according to finance availability. Every tourist spot has both high priced and low-priced accommodation, the eateries, vehicle options and what not. One must choose the option which suits their budget the best.
For instance- eat from local eateries as they serve the best flavours in the most reasonable rates, book your tickets in advance to avoid paying extra charges for the same ticket.
These little tricks can help you explore the entire place within your budget, without any compromises being made. Since you are visiting Andaman Island, keep the extra cash for exploring the water sports there.
Who doesn’t love beaches? The epic combination of sun, sand, and sea is extremely fun and also creates the perfect aura for soul detoxification. Include all the beach activities in the list of things to do in Andaman.
The beauty of visiting places with your friends is that not even a single moment of dullness is encountered. Beach hopping with friends is the best thing to do, Andaman has multiple beaches to explore, and every beach is exceptionally magnificent in its sights. Naming a few of these wonderful sea and sand combination:
- Radhanagar Beach
- Elephant Beach
- Vijayanagar Beach
- Butler bay beach
- Corbyn’s Cove
- Wandoor beach
Besides being famous for the places to visit in Andaman, the land is also adored for offering the most adventurous water sports. Every college trip has to include water sports in its checklist. The presence of humungous water bodies has made the place most favourable for water activities.
Andaman Island proves heavenly for all water babies, the activities are not limited to just one or two in number but extends to multiple offerings. Do not worry if you don’t know swimming, these sports can be enjoyed by both swimmers and non-swimmers.
Mentioning down all the water activities you can enjoy in Andaman Beaches:
- Banana Boat Rides
- Scuba Diving
- Para Sailing
- Undersea Walking
- Jet skiing
- Speed Boating
- Angling or Sport Fishing
- Seaplane Ride
There are a variety of things to do and all of them are enriched with lots of thrill and fun in them.
Visiting the land of Islands, beaches and giant waterbodies, one thing to not miss in this place is the freshly procured seafood. You must have eaten the seafood before as well, but the freshness and unique flavours one will experience here has no match.
There are plenty of Restaurants here serving the most delicious versions of the seafood. You can eat from both the local restaurants and high-end dining. You can find all kind of seafood here from fish to lobster to even mussels.
Giving you a quick note of must eat seafood dishes in the spectacular Andaman Island:
- Fish Curry
- Crab Curry
- Squid Fry
- Butter Garlic Prawn
- Tandoori Fish
These are some of the must-try dishes in Andaman if you are a seafood lover, but if you are a vegetarian, you can try the vegetarian delicacies served in here. Full moon cafe, Bonova café, Fat martin café, are some of the renowned places to eat in Andaman.
Sparkling water, sun, clean beaches, and huge coconut trees, all combine together to form the most beautiful landscape ever witnessed. Apart from providing all the water sports and scrumptious seafood, the sights of these Island are also very pretty.
One must carry their camera on a trip to Andaman, the splendid views will bound you to capture them. This place will give you the wallpapers for life. Andaman is also known for its bird sanctuary, every year birds from the different part of world migrate here that can be witnessed by all the tourists in there.
Make the most of your trip to Andaman Island, the place will give you a warm welcome to witness its beauty. The popularity of Andaman has crossed the nation’s borders and reached overseas. Choosing Andaman for college trip is definitely a smart choice, it’s the ideal getaway destination in India.
Consider all the points mentioned above and then move along with your trips. There are many travel companies in India who are experts in organizing group trips for colleges, families and even official tours, one can take their assistance as well. Whatever your mode of reaching an exploring Andaman is, make sure to relish every moment, don’t be scared of trying new things, try them and you will have memories for life.