Andaman Islands is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in India.In the middle of the Indian Ocean, the Andaman is made up of about 300 small islands. Despite being isolated from the mainland of India, no passport or visa is required to visit here. Andaman is a Union Territory of India with Port Blair as its capital . Andaman is mainly famous for its holiday destinations and honeymoons . Due to its isolation from the mainland of India, the geographical environment of Andaman is completely different. The climate of the Andaman Islands belongs to the tropical climate. That’s why Andaman have a rainy season for most of the year.Besides, the effects of summer and winter can also be observed in the Andaman . The Andaman Islands consist mainly of rainforests, coral reefs, mangrove forests, etc. To make your Andaman trip more comfortable lets see the Best time to visit Andaman
Summer in Andaman
Summer is quite warm but pleasant to visit andaman . While summer weather is not always favorable and comfortable, summer is a good time for Scuba diving and other water activities . In this island, the average temperature fluctuates between 24 degree Celsius to 36 degree Celsius. Because of the intense sun, summer’s afternoons are very uncomfortable and challenging. However, morning and evening are very pleasant and perfect time for sightseeing. You can enjoy a bonfire on the bank of Indian Ocean. Although the summer is not the peak season in Andaman, the crowds of tourists can be noticed.
Andaman beach festival is a popular festival in Andam. This festival is being held in the month of April. Indigenous people of the Andamans take part in the festival wearing traditional costumes .
Monsoon in Andaman
After the intense heat, the monsoon arrives in the Andaman from early July . And last till November. Monsoon is not romantic or pleasant in Andaman. Andaman received huge rainfall in monsoon. On some days, during the monsoon, it rains all the day long .the monsoon in this island is an off season. Water activities and outdoor activities get closed for heavy rain in monsoon. Only things that you can do in monsoon is, you can enjoy the rainfall and weather from indoors.
The temperature fluctuates from 24 degree Celsius to 29 degree Celsius in monsoon. Due to heavy rains, several popular islands in the Andamans gets closed at this time . Moreover, ferries plying from one island to another are closed during the rainy season. However, the rainy season is a good time for nature lovers to travel in Andaman . In the rainy season, the rainforest in the Andamans reveals its extraordinary natural beauty .
Popular festivals in monsoon are
- Music festival
- Monsoon festival in August
- Food festival in September.
Winter In Andaman :
Withter is the best time to visit Andaman. Weather stays very calm and pleasant during this time. Winter is also the best time for honeymoons in Andaman. Average temperature stays between 20 c to 30c. The beauty of coral reefs in Andaman Islands was at its peak at this time of the year.
Due to the peak season, countless tourists come to Andaman at this time. As a result, the prices of resorts touch maximum . Sometimes resorts or hotels are not available for stay. So, before boarding the plane pre-book your accommodation.
Things to do in winter
Almost all tourism activities in the Andamans are open in winter. Besides the water activities you can enjoy nature . At this time of the year , swarms of dolphins can be seen from the Andaman Islands. Overall, popular activities that you can enjoy in the month of winter are
- Refreshment on Floating restaurant
- Scuba diving
- Banana boat riding
- Cellular Jail
- Limestone Caves
Some important festivals are also held on this island during winter. Popular festivals in winter are
- Film Festival – in November
- Tourism festival in January
- New year celebration
People also ask
Yes, Andaman is very safe at any time in the year. You can get an available vehicle and accommodation option in December. Overall, local people are too friendly and helpful.
There are lots of things that you should not miss in your Andaman trip. But the most recommended activities are scuba diving, parasailing and banana boat ride.
Seven days and six night trip is an ideal trip to explore Andaman properly. However, you can spend your time getting more memories.
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