Located in the Andaman and Nicobar islands, Ross island is a picturesque tourist destination that attracts travellers from all across the globe and the Ross island tour package is the best thing they can choose to enjoy it all. Ross island was named after marine surveyor, Daniel Ross, however, it was renamed as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Dweep in 2018. People who want to spend some quiet moments in the lap of nature should consider adding this tiny island to their travel bucket list. Along with heavenly peaceful vibes, you will also get the opportunity to learn about the rich cultural and historical significance of Ross island during the trip.
This island was once hit by a massive earthquake that turned many historic establishments into ruins. Despite that havoc damage, the island is still standing solid and ever elegant. While most tourist places in Andaman pose a beach, Ross island brings a bit of cultural and historical essence to the table that levels up the overall experience.
This post will discuss the famous tourist attractions you should consider visiting during your trip. Besides, we will also reveal a list of the best water-based adventure sports for thrill-seekers. So, continue reading to plan a perfect Ross island trip.
The Places to visit with Ross island Tour Package
Ross island is packed with palm and coconut trees. Peacocks and deer are also frequently found on the island. You can sit & unwind under the trees for hours while enjoying the beautiful nature. Besides spending quality time with your loved ones, you should also look around for a hint of history. You can take a tour of the popular Deer park on this island to explore the wildlife and come across different species of deer. Places that you must explore during your trip are as follows:
British colony ruins:
The British colony on Ross island was once referred to as the Paris of the east, but now only its ruins are left. Now you will see abandoned bungalows, a water distillation plant, a tennis court, etc. Presbyterian Church and a bakery are two other popular sites that the Indian Navy has recently restored.
Ross island penal colony:
This island was primarily set up as a penal colony to punish the hard-lined people who were found guilty according to the British judicial system of that time. Ross island was the administrative headquarters of the entire Andaman and Nicobar islands from 1857 to 1941. Indian prisoners were forced to build infrastructure for British officers here. Now you can only see the ruins of the penal settlement on Ross island, which will give you a glimpse of the horrors caused by British colonial rule.
These are the two most popular places you must visit on Ross island during your trip. Other places you may consider seeing here are Japanese bunkers, the forest department’s museum, etc.
Things to do on Ross island
Ross island is one such place where you would love to spend the entire day by the beach and your nights under a starry sky. Though the island is a relaxing place, it is still not a deal-breaker for adrenaline junkies. People looking for adventure can confidently buy a Ross island tour package that lets them participate in water sports and adventurous activities like scuba diving, snorkelling, boating, sea walking, jet skiing, etc.
Book a tour package at the best price for your next holiday
Ross island, the gem of Andaman, is undoubtedly worth visiting. But instead of visiting this island only, we recommend booking an entire Andaman tour package to make the most of your holiday. Luckily many of our Andaman tour packages comprise Ross island tour. The list includes:
- Complete Andaman’s
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- Best of Andaman’s
- Chill Out Andaman’s
- Fall in Love with Andaman’s
- Andaman Delight
- Awesome Andaman’s
- Dream Andaman’s
- Memorable Andaman’s
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- Blissful Andaman
- Fall in Love with Andaman’s
- Fun Filled Havelock
- Enthralling Andaman’s etc.
You don’t have to buy a Ross island tour package additionally if you purchase any package mentioned above because all these packages have Ross island in their plan.
We, Andaman Love, are a highly rated and globally trusted travel company committed to making your Andaman trip unforgettable. Explore all our packages now and book the one according to your budget and requirements. Let us make your Andaman trip an epic encounter.