Situated next to the Bay of Bengal the Andaman and Nicobar Islands are one of the fascinating islands in the world. They mesmerise each traveller with its eternal beauty. The island attracts the globetrotters by offering infinite options to explore the underlying marine world. The island is being decorated with shimmering waters, cerulean seas, soft sand beds, and many more. The popular destinations of Andaman and Nicobar Islands are always crowded and will not give you any enough space to enjoy the exotic holidays. Therefore when you are in Andaman visit the least explored islands and discover its virgin beauty. The two distinguishing tourist destinations of the Andaman and Nicobar islands are Cuthbert bay beach and Dhaninallah mangrove nature walk.
Dhaninallah mangrove nature walkway
It would be hard to believe the presence of the thickly populated forest on an island. But it is true. Covering a distance of 20 km from Rangat Island you can reach the mind-blowing scenic Dhaninallah natural walkway. Frequent jetty services are available from the mainland to the destination. The Dhaninallah walkway is constructed in the midst of thickly populated mangrove forests. Traversing through the 715 m long wooden path will wipe all the artificial beauty of man-made bridges of Bangalore from your mind. Don’t forget to carry a camera while walking through the natural walk-way as fascinating images of nature would be eagerly waiting to enter in the memory card. If walking long distance makes you tired relax in the olive ridley hut constructed in the midway of the walkway and enjoy the melodious tweets of birds. While uploading the images of the amazing view of emerald nature in social media do not forget to mention that you are standing in one of the longest mangrove natural walkways of India. Along with the birds the mangrove forest is known to be the habitat for animals and reptiles. When you walk through the path you can come across the crocodiles, shrimps, crabs and so on. The educational board positioned at finite intervals of the natural walkway will let you know the importance and presence of mangrove forest in nature. The nature walkway ends at the entry point of another marvellous destination known as Dhaninallah beach. You can watch the turtles nesting in the white sand beds and also you can wet your feet in emerald blue waters. The beach experiences a large gush during December as it is considered to be the peak time for turtles to nest. It is really an awesome moment to see young turtles gushing into the sea for the first time. Don’t feel shy to swim and to have a sunbath as the authorities have constructed well- functioning washroom and other facilities for travellers to relax and rejuvenate. Apart from swimming and sunbathing if you wish you can do windsurfing. But for that, you are supposed to carry all the needed equipment with you as the authorities over there will not provide the same. You can catch the scintillating view of the entire beach from bamboo towers and swings. Sitting under the shadow of casuarina trees and savouring snacks brought from mainland will be an unforgettable experience for you. Do not forget to include Dhaninallah natural walkway in your tour package.
Cuthbert Bay Beach is one of the fascinating destinations in Rangat Island. The beach in Cuthbert bay is known to shelter a large number of turtles such as Hawksbill and Leatherback turtle, olive ridley turtle, and green sea turtle. Situated at a distance of 8 km from the Middle Andaman the Cuthbert Bay will marvel your hearts with the mesmerising images of the luring nature. Travellers flock to the region from November to March only to enjoy the white sand beds encompassed with young turtles. After exploring the awesome nature do not hide in blankets instead move to Cuthbert Bay Beach in the night and watch mother turtles laying eggs in the burrows dig in the white sand beds. Never miss to visit the Cuthbert bay sanctuary as it shelters the rare species of pond herons, stork billed kingfishers, and lesser whistling ducks and so on. Exploring the beach without indulging in beach activities is really awkward. People when tour the island participates in the snorkelling and sunbathing.
That’s all about Cuthbert Bay. Not only the Cuthbert bay is adorned with distinguished natural resources but its surrounding islands too. The neighbouring island Baratang is popular for protecting mangrove trees in a large number. While strolling the region you would come across the dangerous tribal community called Jarwa. They live in reserved forest areas allotted to them. The alluring Alfred limestone caves and unknown scientific theory of mud volcanoes will truly delight your hearts. Baratang Island is known to carry active volcanoes. Kayaking through the densely populated mangrove forest will definitely lure your hearts. Therefore ask you, travel operator, to include kayaking in the Andaman and Nicobar Packages. If your travel operator hesitates to inculcate it, you can contact the Andaman tour travel. They formulate packages by including adventure activities. Don’t think that only nature would be starring at when you wander from one place to another. Even the forests department of the island will be monitoring your leisure activities. So be careful. Do not litter waste materials particularly plastic items in the open environment. The most favourable time to visit the Andaman and Nicobar islands are during the winter seasons. If you are able to beat the scorching heart you are most welcomed during the summer holidays. As natural calamities are seen widely during the heavy downpours in Andaman the travellers are not entertained in the monsoon season.