Pathi Beach – Andman And Nicobar
There exist a sprawling beach renowned for its exquisite natural beauty in Diglipur in the islands of Andaman and Nicobar called “Pathi Beach”. It is said to closely resemble the famous “Radhanagar Beach”. It is located in a secluded area and, is filled with tranquillity.Furthermore, in close proximity to this beach lies a group of limestone caves called the Alfred Caves. So if you intend relaxing in a tranquil environment away from the stresses of life then, this beach is a must visit.
How to get there Pathi Beach?
- By Water:
There are about three to four ferry services that are available from Port Blair to Diglipur.
2. By Road:
There are a number of STS bus services that are available from places in and around the Andaman and Nicobar islands such as Port Blair, Rangat, Mayabunderetc to Diglipur. Shared Jeep services from Port Blair to Diglipur are also available.
3. By Air:
The nearest airport located to this beach is in Port Blair. The Port Blair airport is well connected to major cities in the country such as Mumbai. Additionally, sea plane services from Port Blair to Diglipur are also available.
Climate and the best time to visit Pathi Beach:
The summer in Diglipur which begins in March and ends in May is usually hot and humid with temperatures ranging from a minimum of 28 degree Celsius to a maximum of 31 degree Celsius. The monsoon season which begins in June and ends in September receives rainfall that ranges from average to heavy. The winter months of November to February are usually cool and pleasant with, temperatures ranging from a minimum of 15 degree Celsius to a maximum of 34 degree Celsius. So the ideal time to visit this beach in Diglipur is from October to March as the climate is extremely pleasant during this period.
- Things/activities to do:
A major tourist attraction situated around this beach is known as Alfred Caves. These caves consisting of a group of 10 are made from limestone. They also happen to be “home” to the “Swiflet birds”. Furthermore, these caves tend to change shape during the monsoon season.