Baratang Island, it is situated in the northern part of south Andaman From Middle Strait you will reach Baratang Island by a short ferry ride crossing through the waters of the Baratang creek leading to Limestone caves. It belongs to the South and Middle Andaman administrative district, part of the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The island lies 150 km. (93 miles) north of Port Blair. Then proceed to see another marvel on Baratang Island: its mini volcano that spews mud. It looked like a small hill with mud oozing out of its crater.
Rangat is a 1070 sq. km. large island in Middle Andaman with pristine beaches, waterfalls, and interesting islands. This island is spread across 75 census villages and 14 gram panchayats. The population is primarily made up of people from Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Fisheries and cultivation are the two primary occupations of people in this island. The main attractions are :
Amkunj Beach: Aamkunj beach is located at a distance of about 08 kms from Rangat towards Mayabunder. Amkunj Bay beach is another sandy beach on the way to Cutbert Bay. Ideal for swimming, sun bathing and relaxation. This beach, developed in a unique way with the help of eco-friendly structures, has a couple of eco-huts and groves named after locally found flora (casurina, jamun, pandanus).
Dhaninallah Mangrove Nature Walk is located at a distance of 20 Kms. from Rangat adjacent to ATR. It is a wooden boardwalk meandering through mangrove creek for a distance of 713 mtrs. It is the longest walkway of its kind in the whole country. This place Dhaninallah is named after a mangrove associate locally called as Dhanipatti. This Walkway leads to a very beautiful long beach called as Dhaninallah beach, which is known for turtle nesting.
Cutbert Bay Beach is located at a distance of 12 km. from Rangat. This lengthy beach with a tropical forest bordering is famous for turtle nesting in season. One can view the turtle nesting during December-February.
Hawksbill Nest, a Guest House, run by the Tourism Department, near Cutbert Bay beach offers accommodation. The guest house is enroute to Mayabunder and Diglipur.
Nearly three hours further to Rangat, north by road, perched on a long promontory right at the top of the island and surrounded by mangrove swamps, is Mayabunder, springboard for the remote northern Andaman Islands. The village, which is home to a large minority of former Burmese Karen tribes, who were originally brought here as cheap logging labour by the British, are more spread out and more appealing than Rangat.
Karmatang beach is 13 Km away from Mayabunder and is hidden from the road. The place is quite enchanting. Eco-friendly sit-outs, and machans offers ideal place for picnic. Karmatang Beach is also a turtle nesting ground.