Sand Bar connecting Ross and Smith Islands
Ross And Smith Islands Is A Must-have Travel Experience in your Andaman Tour Package
How perfect will your vacation be if you could go walking from one beautiful island to another connected by a quaint white sand bar amidst crystal blue waters? Ross and Smith Islands in Andaman offers this unique experience that can make a lovely vacation memory for you.
Known as the twin islands of North Andaman, Ross and Smith Islands are famous for its natural white sand bar connecting the two islands. Considered by many as the most beautiful islands in the archipelago, the turquoise blue waters, tropical forests, nature trails, virgin beaches and picturesque village makes this a perfect destination.
Close to Diglipur, you can travel to the Aerial Bay by road and secure permits and arranging a boat for your trip to the islands. After a wonderful 20-minute boat ride the blue-green clear water beach comes to view with the North Andaman peaks in the background.. Anchoring at Smith Islands, you can first explore the nature trails and tropical forests here before hopping on to the neighboring Ross Island.
Once the sun starts shinning bright, the water reveals hues of blues and greens are a rare beauty. You will be absolutely mesmerised by the colour play that changes with the tide and the sun. The island beaches are kissed by sea waves and offer an opportunity like snorkeling and sun basking. Smith Islands offers a lovely nature trail among the tropical forests. It invites you to take one of those nice long walks where you can enjoy the silence while having a conversation with the universe. Since the island and surrounding areas form a Marine Park, you can be sure spot some interesting sights of underwater creatures.
Turquoise Blue Waters
Once you are back, you can take your time at the white sand bar that connects to Ross Island. This is a little piece of tropical paradise that comes straight out of a dream picture postcard. We can tell you for sure that it’ll make a great story for anyone seeing those photos back home about how you took an absolutely mesmerizing walk between the two islands.
Once you get to Ross Islands, you can take the time to enjoy the beach. If you travel in a non-peak season, there is a chance you can get a feel of having the beach exclusively to yourself.
Walk from one island to other
For all those on the verge of deciding to visit the Andamans, the dream ofvisiting these islands often is the tipping point that makes one to go straight to the package booking!
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- Getting There: You can get to the Ross and Smith Islands via a boat from the Aerial Bay Jetty
- Things to do in Andaman: Snorkelling, Long beach walks, nature trails in Smith’s tropical forests
- Don’t miss: The natural sand bar connecting the islands
- Best time to visit Andaman: October – Mid June
- Things to take: Light clothing, beach wear, sunscreen, picnic lunch boxes, water, snacks, slippers and cap
- What Next? You can spend around 5-6 hours early in the day here and then come back to Hathi level to see the mud volcano
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