Locate : The beach is situated at Hut Bay island at a distance of 100kms from Port Blair and are linked by Inter Islands shipping services
Touring Season : The best season to visit these beautiful islands is from November to March. But, if you want to enjoy the place in its monsoon glory, you can visit Andaman and Nicobar from May to September.
Beach in Andaman & Nicobar Island is a picturesque beach destination situated about 100 km from the Port Blair, the capital of Andaman & Nicobar. Floating in isolation in the blue Bay of Bengal is the emerald paradise of Andaman and Nicobar islands, which houses this serene land of heavenly beauty. Beach in Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India is a pristine land, where aquamarine waves of the Indian ocean embraces the white sandy beaches.
Close to nature, beach is a quiet getaway for your holiday in India.
Airlines : Port Blair is connected with Chennai and Kolkata by air. Alliance Air and Jet Airways are the flight operators to Port Blair. The Chennai-Port Blair-Chennai sector operates on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday and the Kolkata-Port Blair- Kolkata sector operates onMonday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Jet Airways has also started their services every day of the week on Chennai-Port Blair-Chennai sector.
Aqua Lines : Port Blair is connected to Chennai, Kolkata and Vishakhapatnam by a regular passenger ship service. The ships sail three to four times every month from Kolkata and Chennai to Port Blair and vice-versa. From Vishakhaptnam, there is one sailing in a month. The voyage takes about 50 to 60 hours and the ship normally berths at Port Blair for about 2 to 4 days.
Lodging at Harminder
Comfortable accommodation at affordable rates are available in these islands provided by The Andaman and Nicobar Administration. The various guest houses available in these islands - Port Blair, Rangat, Havelock, Mayabunder, Diglipur.
Oceanic Activities - Charm of Harminder Beach
Scuba diving is one sport in these island, you can try your hand in. The water here offers an amazing world of under-water marine life. You can find varieties of colourful fishes, rarest of the coral reefs in the world, mysterious remains of sunken ships, etc. Explore these through Scuba diving.
You can explore and enjoy the under-water marine life and view the rarest varieties of corals by snorkeling. But, it mostly depends on weather.Island camping are just the ideal choice for nature lovers, who wish to enjoy sun, sea and sand. Just enjoy the pristine beauty of nature by spending quiet holidays on the beach.
Before leaving for Andaman & Nicobar, please keep these things in mind -
For Domestic Tourists
Before starting your journey please confirm your to and fro tickets of Flight or Ship.
Entry Formalities Out of the two groups of islands, only the Andaman group is open to tourists. The domestic tourists (Indians Nationals) do not require any permit to visit Andamans. However, visiting tribal areas of Andaman and Nicobar districts is prohibited. Permits to visit the tribal areas can be granted by the Deputy Commissioner, Andamans. District, Port Blair, in special cases only.
For Foreign Tourists
Foreign tourists need a special permit to visit the Andaman Islands (for 30 days extendable by another 15 days) This can be obtained from Indian Missions abroad or the immigration authorities in Bombay, Calcutta, Delhi, Madras or on arrival at Port Blair Airport. C'MORE can also have the permits arranged for you prior to your arrival minimum 3 months in advance Foreign Nationals are not allowed to visit Nicobar Islands. This permit is valid for Port Blair Municipal Area; Havelock Islands; Long; Neil Islands; Mayabunder; Diglipur; Rangat for a period of one month where night halt is permitted. However only a day's visit is allowed to places like Jolly Buoy; South Cinque; Red Skin; Moun Hariet and Madhuban Foreignershaving the required permit can stay over night at the following islands/ places: South Andaman, Middle Andaman and Little Andaman Isl (except tribal reserve) Neill Isl, Havelock Isl, Baratang Isl, North Passage Isl, Long Isl, Diglipur and islands in the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park (excluding Boat, Haboday, Twin, Tarmugli, Malay and Pluto Islands).ns of sunken ships, etc. Explore these through Scuba diving.
More great destinations can be found in the Explore Beaches in India page.