Pure science has clearly defined how mud volcanoes are formed, and the Andaman archipelago is very popular because of its multiple mud volcanoes. They are formed by the high emissions of pressurized pore water and some natural gases such as hydrocarbons with methane. These gases are derived from the degradative organic substance found underground.

Although there are 25 active mud volcanoes discovered in different parts of the island, mud volcanoes on the island of Baratang and the island of Diglipur are the most important and tourists who visit these islands will often see this unique natural phenomenon.

Highlights: To reach mature volcanoes in Diglipur and Baratang would require a flexible walk through the surrendering wilderness, and the exciting journey will provide unlimited energy.

Distance from Port Blair: From Port Blair, Diglipur is approximately 350 km north and you can use the water jet from Port Blair. Baratang Island is closer to Port Blair, about 100 km away.