Natural Bridge

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Natural Bridge

Neil Island is famous for its natural rock formation. A natural bridge structure of dead corals stands beautifully in the Beach no. 2. This attraction is locally called as the Howrah Bridge. The attraction is a natural wonder that was formed by corals over the years and attracts people from all walks of life. The USP of this location is the magnificent natural rock formation.

Neil Island is famous for its naturally shaped bridge-like rock also known as the Howrah Bridge.It has two living natural corals formed just like a bridge. The rock formation was called by the Bengalis who settled in the island in the early days and they refer it as the Rabindra Sethu and later called it the Howrah Bridge

Best Time to Visit

The best time would be to go in low tide, there are two of them in a day. You may scamper through in high tide. Get help from your local guide to know the tide timing simply get mesmerized by the power of nature

Often referred to as the Nature Bridge, the hike up the Howrah Bridge invites all thrill-seekers to Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep). This is one of the most sought after activities here. Like a bridge, this bridge has an arched structure. Hikers to the point cross a small man-made garden and a muddy road. Let us warn you in advance that the road to the bridge is closed during the monsoon season. The best time to visit the bridge is from October to April when the weather is pleasant. Most people who like to come here plan a trip to the Andaman around this time. Famous for its naturally shaped bridge-like rock, visitors to the Andamans head to Neil Island to see the Howrah Bridge. There are two naturally occurring species of coral that form as a bridge. The Bengalis, who initially settled on the island, originally named this rock formation and called it Rabindra Sethu. Then they started calling it the Howrah Bridge. It is best seen at low tide. It's a perfect place to celebrate a beach vacation with family or friends. Renamed Shaheed Dweep in 2018, Neil Island is part of the Ritchie Islands. It is located between Havelock Island and Rose Island. It is a small island with an area of ??only 13.7 square kilometers. It is difficult to date for Neil Island due to its isolated beauty. On the way back to Port Blair from Havelock Island, visitors with little free time will visit this place for a day. The island has a laid-back atmosphere that attracts nature lovers and backpackers who come here for longer periods and stay here for weeks.