Diglipur area and Ross and Smith Islands that are joined by a bewitching sand bar, is 30 minutes away from Aerial Bay jetty near Diglipur, which is itself 120 kms by sea and 250 kms by road from Port Blair. One can feel the innocent beauty of village life everywhere in Diglipur. Diglipur is a useful base for excursions to Kalipur beach and Ramnagar beach.

Saddle Peak, accessible from Diglipur, is popular for trekking/nature trail through the lush evergreen rain forest. Saddle Peak is a national park and covers an area of 33 square miles. Among the animals found here are the Andaman Wild pig, Water Monitor and the Imperial Pigeon.

Kalighat, near Diglipur is a small passenger ferry terminal in the mangroves, and is connected by daily two boat services from Mayabunder. Port Blair - Diglipur (Aerial Bay jetty) boat services are also available twice a week.