DIGLIPUR

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Location: 290-km From Port Blair, Andaman Island
Famous For: Oranges, Rice & Marine Life
Main Attractions: Mayabunder, Kalighat
Best Time To Visit: October To May

Eco friendly view of Diglipur, andaman and nicobar islands, Diglipur, Andaman & NicobarSituated 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 from here. The first hydroelectric project of the islands is coming upon this river.

One who comes by road from Port Blair has to take a boat from Mayabunder to Kalighat and from their journey by road to Diglipur and from there to Kalipur for viewing, Kalipur and Lamiya bay beaches. One can feel the innocent beauty of village life everywhere in Diglipur. One who prefers to be away from the hustle and humdrum of urban life must come here to enjoy unhurried holidays.

HOW TO GET THERE

One who comes by boat from Port Blair will reach Aerial Bay Jetty, which is very near to places like Diglipur and Kalipur. Port Blair - Diglipur boat services are available twice a week. Kalighat is well connected by daily two boat services from Mayabunder.

PLACES TO STAY

Directorate of tourism provides comfortable accommodation at Turtle Resort, Kalipur. The Water Sports Centre is also situated near by. Those who want to go for trekking to Saddle Peak can start trekking from Kalipur. Ram Nagar beach is famous for turtle nesting during December - February season.

Ross and Smith, the twin islands joined by a bewitching sand bar, is 30 minutes away from aerial bay jetty or Kalipur Water Sports Centre. Directorate of tourism offers island camping at Smith Island during the tourist season.

NEARBY CITIES

Port Blair
Mayabunder
Kalighat
Chennai - 1190 Km
Calcutta - 1255 Km
Vishakapatnam - 1200 Km


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