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"Adventure sports have become the soul of tourism in Andaman and Nicobar islands. Indulging in snorkeling in the crystal clear lagoons, scuba diving and swimming alongside schools of colorful marine life are experinces hard to describe in words. And trekking in the lofty hills of Andaman and Nicobar give that extra edge to adventure in Andaman and Nicobar Islands."
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Adventure Sports and Activities in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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Experience of A Lifetime

Andaman and Nicobar is a cluster of more than 500 islands stacked together neatly. Surrounded by some of the most beautiful lagoons in Asia, these islands provide options for some splendid adventure activities. The islands have a hilly terrain with coastal areas of white sand beaches and coral reef. Its pristine shimmering water offers its visitors an excellent water sports adventure. Not only is water sports like Scuba diving and Snorkelling a possibility here, one can also indulge in pulse racing, and at the same time soothing experience of trekking in the lush green hills. The best time to visit these islands for adventure sports is between November and April. December and January are the peak seasons to come here.

Scuba Diving

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are brimming with its rich under-water treasures. The best way to explore great diversities of its marine life, of resplendent fishes and unique coral reefs, is to indulge in scuba diving. There are many institutes run by government that organize Scuba diving in the crystalline lagoons of Andaman and Nicobar. There are also certified private divers who assist you in taking up this sport.

Snorkelling

Snorkelling is among the most popular adventure activities in the lagoons of Andaman Islands. This is one sport which does not require you to be a trained and is as much fun for novice as it is for professionals. However, it is advised that if you are a starter, indulge in snorkelling only with the support of a trained professional. The best places for Snorkeling in the Andaman Islands are the Wandoor National Park-Jolly Bouy and the Red Skin Islands. With splendid coral life, Clique islands is also a highly favored islands for snorkelling.

Trekking

Andaman and Nicobar Islands has some splendid hills that are perfect for beginners as well as trained. One can go trekking through the nature trail from Mt. Harriet to Kalapathar and enjoy the rare forest life, flora and fauna. There are other trekking routes also at places like Chidiya Tapu.

Andaman Water Sports Complex

Situated in Port Blair, Andaman Water Sports Complex has become one of the major attractions of the town. It offers safe water sports such as Rowing Boats, Paddleboat, Kayaks and bumper boats. Besides this, the complex also facilitates adventure through Water-skiing, Water scooters, Gemini boats, Para-sailing, Sailboats, Wind-surfers, Speedboats, Glass-bottom boats, etc.

 



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