Want to travel to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands with your family? Don’t know when is the best suited time? Worry not as here you have a brief guide to help you with the ideal time to plan for the Andaman and Nicobar trip.
Best time to visit Andaman
As the Andaman and Nicobar Islands enjoy uniform and moderate weather almost throughout the year, you could visit them any time you like. However, you should avoid a trip during the monsoons, as many regions receive heavy rains and the seas can get rough and unpredictable.
Through the summer in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the minimum temperature remains around 24°C and the maximum temperature around 37°C. The mornings and early evenings are perfect to see the sights; it’s advisable to stay indoors in the afternoons, when it can get uncomfortably hot. For those who love water sports, this is the ideal time to visit, as the waves are gentle and the water mild. No wonder the famous Andaman Beach Festival is celebrated every year in April, over three glorious and fun-filled days.
Monsoons bring moderate rainfall most of the times, but the peak season could see heavy downpours. Tourism is not at its best during this season because the sea waves are unpredictable. Therefore, it is not advisable to visit the beaches or participate in water sports. The temperature ranges between 22°C and 36°C and the humidity is at its highest level. Although tourists do visit the islands during the season, especially in July and August, in case of heavy rainfall and unpredictable seas, water sports may not be an option.
However, the annual festivals included in the Andaman holiday packages attract quite a crowd to the islands like the Music Festivals, Monsoon Festival held in August and the Food Festival held in September.