I know you are very curious to know when will the coronavirus pandemic come to an end so that you can travel to your favorite island destination and spend quality time with friends or partner as that is the much-needed break from the year-long lockdown restrictions that have led to limited movements and restricted way of leading lives. Today we will explore the interesting facts about Andaman Island, maybe you may get inspired to book your tickets to the Andaman once travel picks up in the country and it becomes easier and smoother to travel around.
1) Heard of mud volcanoes? Well, you can find them at Diglipur and Bartang but all you need is a whole day time to explore like a curious traveler the limestone caves along with the mud volcano. Don’t worry as there any special permissions required to visit this place but ensure you are easy to make some changes in your travel schedule if you plan to visit the volcanoes.
2) Magical island? Yes yes, sharing what it is all about. You can enjoy the sight of galaxies of tiny stars under your feet. Don’t believe this wonder? Then just make sure to visit the beach on Havelock Island on a moonless night and check out the magic of bioluminescence. I am sure that will become the most memorable part of your visit to the island and make you really believe in wonders!
3) Heard of twin islands? You can actually witness twin islands Ross and Smith, which are in a way joined together by a sandbar so that it can be represented as a single group of islands. All you need is a forest permit from the Forest Office at Diglipur to check out this group of islands. This natural sandbar actually hides when there is a high tide and the water recedes during the low tide just making it look like a single piece of land.
4) If you have seen old movies on television then you might have surely heard of this Dev Anand and Madhubala’s Kala Pani released in 1958. Well, if you were too small to understand even if you had seen the movie in the 90s, Kala Pani in reality is an old colonial prison that is located in Port Blair. It is also called Cellular Jail, which has been built by Britishers to arrest Indian political prisoners. Currently, the government of India has taken ownership of the jail complex and it is known as the national memorial monument which gives an opportunity for people to know more about the prisoners who were captivated there and about India’s freedom movement.