Kalapathar Beach Andaman


This is a stunning beach famous for its water activity. Elephant beach is also the most visited beach in the Andaman Archipelago. Once upon a time, there were elephants on the islands they were spotted roaming around on the shores of the beach that is how the beach got its name.

Why is Kalapathar beach famous?

The Kalapathar beach gives you enough time to enjoy relaxing by the beach while witnessing the lively waves hitting the shores. As there is not much of a crowd throughout the year, this beach purveys one of the most peaceful ambiances where you can revive your soul to be relaxing amidst the astounding surroundings.

Is Kalapathar beach worth visiting?

The pristine, crystal-clear and absolute turquoise water soothes your eyes and mind. Black rocks line the coast all over. One of the best things about this beach is that you get a glimpse of it throughout the road until you reach the entry side of beach. I found it even better than the hyped Radhanagar beach.

Where is Kalapathar beach located?

Havelock Island
Kalapathar Beach, Andaman Overview

Being located on the one tip of Havelock Island, Kalapathar Beach is named after a Black Road (Kalapathar in Hindi) which runs parallel to the seashore. The beach is small but the way to the beach is very good.

Can you swim at Kalapathar beach?

Activities: Sunbathing is the best activity that can be done on Kalapathar beach. Snorkeling, bathing, swimming or just walk around are the possible activities that can be done on the beach.

Which is better kalapathar or zero point?

We visited both Kalapathar and Zero Point, but as per views, Kalapathar is very nice comparing with Zero Point in terms of Snow and traffic. Huge traffic and crowd in Zero Point during season time. You can skip this if you planned/planning to visit Kalapathar in Sikkim.

Which is the cleanest beach of in Andaman?

Raman Bageecha Beach

With its unbound beauty this is another of the best beaches in Andaman which is a must visit for you. The beach is surrounded by the vast greenery and the crystal clear water makes it all more fascinating.

Which is better Elephant Beach or Kalapathar beach?

When you compare Kalapathar with Elephant beach, Elephant beach is obviously more preferred than Kalapathar beach because of water activities and boat rides that are involved to reach Elephant beach.

Is 2 days enough for Havelock Island?

Havelock Island

I’ll definitely suggest a minimum of two full days in Havelock. If you are someone who wants to take rest and immerse yourself in beauty, then more than two it is! Catch the one and half hour long ferry to reach this island from Port Blair.

Is 2 days enough for Andaman?

If you are a first timer, we recommend you spend at least 5 days on the island. Give another 2 days for travel and that makes it a week of vacation. This is good for a regular and a honeymoon package.


The views of Everest, Nuptse and Changtse are spectacular from Kala Patthar and there are glimpses of the northern flank and summit of Lhotse. The world’s highest webcam, Mount Everest webcam, was located here.


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