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Baratang Island

, Andaman

  (part of Andaman region)

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Fast Facts
State: Andaman
District: Andaman
Languages: Assamese, Bengali, Hindi
Best Season: Oct - May
Weather: Summer 24 to 32°C, Winter 20 to 28°C
Altitude: 76 m
Pincode: 744210
Blessed with natural beauty, Baratang Island is one of the main islands of Andaman. It is situated at a distance of around 90 km from Port Blair on the NH 223, also referred to as Andaman Trunk Road towards Diglipur. The island covers an area of about 238 square km, totally separated by Creeks on both sides. Connected through roadway with Port Blair city, the island is accessible all year around.

Rich in marine life, the island has tropical dense forests of all kinds which range from tidal swamp forest to Evergreen, and littoral forests bordered with sandy beaches like Baludera and Roglachang. The Mud Volcano and limestone caves, located in this island are truly wonders of nature and rarely found attractions in other places. Baratang Island is ideal place for nature enthusiasts to enjoy the wild nature and its beauty.

With diverse flora and fauna, the mangrove ecosystem of the island also draws many bird lovers. One of the major attractions here is the Parrot Island, which is the natural habitat for parrots. Experience the beautiful sunset at Parrot Island.

For adventurous tourists, the island has a lot to offer. They can enjoy jungle trekking, creek safari, island camping, scuba diving and a lot more while visiting the island. Moreover, a trip to Andaman will be incomplete without a visit to Baratang Island. The best season to visit this island is during October to May.
To visit and experience Andaman hassle-free, view Andaman tour packages.

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