The superlative level of fun with the Swimming elephants!


Have you ever had the experience of seeing elephants swimming – yes, indeed you can watch them at The Andaman and Nicobar Islands. There are many small islands located at one place and this is the only place where you get the chance to see Rajan – 63 year old elephant swimming under the sea. It is a brilliant sight to see this old elephant swim in the sea. The trip to Andaman and Nicobar Islands is not complete unless and until you watch the elephants swim. It is an amazing sight to see these heavy weight champions swimming in the sea. You would be actually surprised to see them swimming and that too for long hours at a stretch.

It is a definitely a difficult task to swim or long hours in the sea, so imagine an elephant swimming for such a long time. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a collection of islands and this is one of the major tourist attractions of this place. There are many beautiful islands among them Havelock Island is considered to be having heavenly beauty because of its scenic beauty, absolute privacy, serene blue water and totally no pollution. This island is the best place to relieve your stress after long days of work and rejenuvate yourself.

Further towards the north of Havelock Island there is the Elephant beach where you shall find a wide spread of corals; this place is the most sought after place for snorkeling and scuba diving. Before few years this beach was washed away by tsunami but it has come back to life over a period of time. Here is the place where you get the chance to see large number of elephants. The elephants are brought to Andaman and Nicobar Islands through sea because they can swim for a long period without getting tired. This is the most unbelievable feature which one should not miss while on tour to Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Rajan is supposed to be the oldest elephant in this beautiful island that is able to swim in the sea for a long period of time. Rajan is at present 63 years of age and he swims bare footed. He has become a well known celebrity across the world after he was featured in the Hollywood movie – The Fall. Elephants by nature love to play in water. They just love to splash and play in the water same is the story with Rajan.

Rajan loves to swim in the sea and along with it he feels it is a good exercise for him. This has kept him going for so long without any health issues. With Rajan you get a chance for dive or snorkel – you have this amazing tusker beside you swimming with you; this adds that additional zing to your trip to Andaman and Nicobar Islands. There are many underwater professionals and photographers who make a trip to this extra ordinary place to just watch Rajan swimming with such ease.

Diving or snorkeling is a brilliant experience with Rajan, and one should never miss this opportunity while on your trip to Andaman and Nicobar Islands.