Get details on tourism and travel in fascinating Neil Island, Andaman and Nicobar.
Neil Island - a yet another hang-out zone at the beautiful Andaman is smaller, calmer and much more peaceful than Havelock. Visitors mostly visit this island to relax after an action-packed trip to the latter. Serene Stretches of sand on the Neil Island at Andaman seem to be inviting you for a deep slumber on the yet unexplored beaches. The island is not very vast in comparison to some others on Andaman yet it has its own magnificent charm, which can be bestowed upon the visitors with in two hours only however its imprint on the memory of the visitors remains indelible.
The easiest way to reach Neil Island Andaman is to hire a ferry boat that drops the riders to the very first stop at Neil namely rangat. The ferry ride can be completed in just two hours and the cost includes a return sail as well. It is advisable to the visitors to make stay arrangements on the island well in advance so that they can be escorted by the guest house representatives at the jetty itself from where the guests are taken to the resorts in auto rickshaws.
Neil Island is best explored without a guide on a bicycle, which can be hired for merely 50 rupees per day. And this ride can seem like a dream coming true for the honeymoon couples who wish to spend hours in solace. And there are few bicycle riders thus the availability of the vehicle also is quite in abundance. Though auto rickshaws are also available on hire to roam around the island but bicycle rides are far more economical and offer complete freedom. Not only bicycle but motor bikes too can be easily hired at Neil Island, however a limited hour availability of the fuel is a major constraint.
One of the most popular tourist spot at Neil Island is Sitapur beach, which is quite famous in the region for its lovely sunrise. The beach can be called a swimmer's true delight as serene waters at the beach seem to be welcoming the swimmers with open hands. The beach also offers abundant opportunities to the snorkeling lovers but most of the activity takes place towards the west of the beach. Sunsets are also quite marvelous at this beach when everything comes to a standstill. The only caution for visiting Sitapur beach is that one must be well covered with full sleeved top and/or shirts and must be equipped with a hammock to battle. The best time to hit the beach is early morning as flies flock it for the rest of the day. Another quite wonderful beach lies in the close vicinity of this one, which can amaze shell collectors by an assorted range of shells that tides bring to the shore.
Neil Island is a nature lovers' real delight but for food lovers, the island practically has nothing much to offer. There are few food joints on the island but the order is taken down 2 hours in advance at the least for the supplies are bought from the nearest market on a need basis. Yet the beauty of the island, the adventure activities and shell collection makes up for this quite smartly.
Still brooding over where to go for a natural landscape transcending romantic vibes? The Neil Island is all set to embrace your fantasies and offer you the most unforgettable trip ever. Just pack your bags and get ready to go, eh!