Northern Tip of Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Northern Andaman is a prominent ecotourism destination that covers an expanse of greenery, and marine life. The island is mainly known for its beaches like Kalipur Beach, Ross & Smith Islands, Ramnagar Beach, and Pathi Level Beach that hosts activities like snorkeling, scuba diving, and trekking. Besides, Diglipur happens to the the largest peaks in the archipelago, which often remain thronged by the trekkers to see its unique wildlife. Do visit Ramnagar Beach, and Kalipur Beach to see the turtle nesting. A trek through the 41 cluster of Limestone caves is a must too.
Diglipur (325 Kms., approx. 12 hrs by road from Port Blair) Situated in North Andaman Island, Diglipur provides a rare experience for eco friendly tourists. It is famous for its oranges, rice and marine life. Saddle Peak the highest point in the islands is nearby. Kalpong, the only river of Andaman flows here. The only Hydro-electric project of the islands is on this river. One can feel the innocent beauty of village life everywhere in Diglipur.
HOW TO REACH ?
For all those planning a holiday in Diglipur then the island is approachable by boat from Port Blair & Mayabunder. If coming from Port Blair, take a boat till Aerial Bay Jetty, which is very near to Kalipur in Diglipur. The boat services from Port Blair are available twice a week. Further, Kalighat is also well connected by daily two boat services from Mayabunder. Tourists can even travel by car to reach Diglipur from Port Blair
Diglipur is connected by boat from Port Blair & Mayabunder. One who comes by boat from Port Blair will reach Aerial Bay Jetty, which is very near to Kalipur in Diglipur. Port Blair - Diglipur boat services are available twice a week. Further, Kalighat is also well connected by daily two boat services from Mayabunder.
One can also reach Diglipur from Port Blair, by road via ATR.
WHERE TO STAY?
Turtle Resort run by the Directorate of Tourism at Kalipur provides comfortable accommodation. There are few private resorts as well. It is advised to confirm your booking well in advance.
THINGS TO DO & SEE IN AND AROUND
Ross & Smith Island, Saddle Peak, Kalipur Beach, Lamiya Bay Beach, Diglipur National Park, Ram Nagar Beach, Kalipur beach, Ramnagar Beach, and Mud Volcano are some of the attractions that tourists should visit over a trip to the Diglipur island. Trekking, Snorkeling, and Mangrove creek safari are some of the activities the activities that one can enjoy on a tour to Diglipur island.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
A popular tourists destination of Andaman, and Nicobar islands, one should go on a holiday to Diglipur between May and October. During this time of the year, the temperature varies between 23°C, and 31°C.
Photo of Smith Island in Diglipur
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