As the name suggests this island is not inhabited by humans. The residents of this place are some goats, rats and other such species of animals which can survive in the harsh and difficult conditions of the island. The island boasts of the lone active volcano in the whole of South Asia.
The most recent eruption from the volcano took place in September, 2010 and continued till January, 2011. The visitors can have a glance of this awe-inspiring volcano to describe it to the posterity later. The island lies approximately 135 Km away from Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman & Nicobar islands.
The volcano tour in the Barren Island will inspire awe and a sense of dread in your heart. It is supposed to be one of only a few living volcanoes in the world. This is surely a lifetime experience that you would not like to miss.