(Last Updated on : 17/07/2014)
Digilipur in North Andaman Islands is located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
. Digilipur is 300 kilometres by road and 180 kilometres by sea from Port Blair
, the capital city of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The beauty of Diglipur makes the adventure from the daily routines to this pristine place a worthy holiday.
Diglipur is a hub of a lot of tourist activities and attractions in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The tourists in Digilipur flock in large numbers on the island for its abundant forest cover and marine life. Diglipur not only promises a rich flora and fauna but is also famous for its orange and rice production in this solitary island.
Diglipur boasts numerous tourist attraction sites in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Digilipur is the heart of Andamans. Andaman Islands have only one river-Kalpong River which flows through Diglipur and sustains the first and the only hydroelectricity project of the archipelago of Andamans.
The twin islands called Ross Island
and Smith Island are connected by a thin sand bar, are just half an hour journey from Diglipur. A fascinating and must visit place, Ross and Smith Island allures the couples to walk together under the kiss of the sun. Ramnagar Beach in Digilipur is famous for turtle
nesting during December to February.
One of the major tourist attraction sites in Digilipur is Diglipur National Park. Diglipur National Park is also known as the Saddle Peak National Park. Diglipur National Park or Saddle Peak National Park is a dense tropical forest with a huge population of exquisite trees. The park also offers trekking and hiking options to the national and international tourists. The Saddle Peak National Park is the highest point in the Gulf of Bengal. At 732 meters, it provides an excellent aerial view of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Other places in Digilipur include the Kalipur beach. This beach of isolation has a rocky shore and fishing villages, and the Lamiya Bay, located near the beach of Kalipur is a shell coated beach, which is attracted by the national and international tourists. At the end of the beach stroll there is a fresh water stream called 'Thambu Nali' in the foothills of the Saddle Peak National Park. The mud spitting volcano has been discovered at the Northern peak of Diglipur which adds the attraction to the tourists.