About Baratang Island
Baratang Island is an island of the Andaman Islands. It belongs to the North and Middle Andaman administrative district, part of the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Limestone caves of Baratang Island are a striking natural wonder Passing through the blue waters and mangrove creeks, the journey itself is as beautiful as the caves. These have been formed by centuries of water action
Mud Volcano the place is not famous for scenic beauty but has a lot of scientific significance.
Merk Bay Beach
Merk Bay beach is extremely scenic, pristine and, provides for an absolutely magnificent view of the island.
Parrot Island is a flat island, covered with lush green trees and mangroves. The trees are home to a large number of parrots that can be observed returning to their nests, as the sun begins to set.
Baludera Beach is a stunning tourist attraction. This is an offbeat, isolated beach situated against the crystal blue waters of the Bay of Bengal. It is perfect for swimming or sunbathing, devoid of the usual maddening tourist crowds.
Mangroves are found in abundance where there is brackish water and that is the reason behind Baratang Island’s consecutive support in the growth of thick mangrove creeks there.
Best Time To Visit
Baratang island has a tropical climate that is warm, moist, and equable. The temperature ranges from 18º C to 34ºC. The proximity of the sea and the abundant rainfall prevent extremes of heat. An average of 3000 mm per year is received from southwest and northeast monsoons which extend over a period of eight months. The extent of rainfall may vary with the island. The humidity is high varying from 66 to 85%