Top Destinations In Andaman Nicobar

The Andaman & Nicobar Islands are a veritable Garden of Eden and a naturalist's heaven. The clean environment, roads, greenery as well as unpolluted fresh air attract all nature lovers.

The tropical rain forests and waters of Bay of Bengal are the home of a vast collection of plant, animal and marine life. Topographically the islands are hilly in places fringed with coconut palm, covered with tropical jungle and interspersed with flat stretches of crescent shaped beaches.

Adventure tourism like trekking, Island camping, snorkeling, SCUBA diving etc. and other water sports are the real attractions. A marvelous mix of nature's most precious delights, the Andaman & Nicobar Islands are a once in a lifetime holiday experience.

The wonderful island of the Indian continent, the Andaman & Nicobar Islands includes wonderful natural beauty along with several interesting places. Andaman & Nicobar Islands Tourist Attractions provides the travelers ample entertainment.

Andaman & Nicobar Islands Tourist Attractions are numerous and are worth visiting. The region of Andaman & Nicobar Islands not only includes natural beauty but also marine richness.

The Andaman & Nicobar Islands Tourist Attractions will never let you get bore in the island. You will enjoy visiting every Tourist Attractive Places of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The capital city of the island Port Blair is a wonderful city.

Apart from being the commercial and political hub of the state the region is also full of several interesting places. You can visit the cellular Jail that carries the evidences of tortures meted out to the freedom fighters of India.

The other option is Andaman Water Sports Complex, which is an unique complex. You can enjoy here several water sports like Rowing Boats, Aqua-cycle, Paddle Boats, Kayaks, Aqua-glide and Bumper boat.

The Samudrika Naval Maritime Museum, Andaman & Nicobar Islands features the marine richness of the region. This place exhibits a complete collection of corals found in this island. You will also find various types of shells. The guests will be amazed to see a wide collection of various marine species.

For all those nature lovers there are several wonderful places. The Haddo Forest Museum, Andaman & Nicobar Islands preserves several amazing species of plant kingdom. This place also exhibits items made of Padauk, Marble, Peauma, Gurjan, Satin Wood and other kind of woods.

The Anthropological Museum, Andaman & Nicobar Islands is situated at Haddo in Port Blair is also a wonderful place to visit. The Anthropological Museum exhibits all significant items belonging to the ancient tribes. You can see here ancient boats, clothes, tools and weapons. You can also visit Viper Island, which is also a natural place to visit.

The Andaman & Nicobar Islands Attractive Places are spread all over the island. The other places of interest are Mahatma Gandhi National Marine Park, Mini Zoo of Haddo, Sippighat Farm, islands of Neil and Havelock.

Destinations In Andaman

1Barefoot

Havelock Island, in the Bay of Bengal, is about 3 hours north-east of Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman Islands, which is easily accessible by air or sea. Fly direct from Europe to Chennai or Kolkata in India and then take one of the daily domestic flights from these cities to Port Blair, with Indian Airlines and Jet Airways (about 2 hrs). Our Barefoot boat will transfer you directly from Port Blair to Beach no. 7 on Havelock Island.

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2Barren Island

Barren Island, a possession of India in the Andaman Sea about 135 km NE of Port Blair in the Andaman Islands, is the only historically active volcano along the N-S-trending volcanic arc extending between Sumatra and Burma (Myanmar). The 354-m-high island is the emergent summit of a volcano that rises from a depth of about 2250 m. The small, uninhabited 3-km-wide island contains a roughly 2-km-wide caldera with walls 250-350 m high.

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3Havelock Island

About 38 Kms. from Port Blair, once your are there, look at the map and rejoice at your good fortune. By with the Philippines - a position that explains the stunning  combination of white sand and gin-clear sea before of you. These water are among the most pristine on the earth. Beach No. 7 is the prettiest.

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4Little Andaman Island

120 kms. by sea This island has a beautiful beach at Butler Bay, a waterfall and plantation of oil palms. Apart from this there are several sandy beaches all along the coastline of the island.

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5Long Islands

82 Kms. from Port Blair Connected by boat four times a week from Port Blair, this island offers an excellent sandy beach at Lalaji Bay, unpolluted environment and evergreen forests. The sea around the island is frequented by dolphin convoys.Lalaji bay, 6 kms. away from the boat jetty, is accessible by 15 minutes journey in dinghies or trekking through the forest.

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6Mayabunder

Mayabunder, situated in the north of the Middle Andamans is also referred to as Maya Bunder. Not only is it a part of the Indian Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, it is also one among the five local administrative segmentations of the Indian district of Andaman. It functions in a way a county does. Mayabunder is a second largest “tehsil” in terms of area but has the smallest population. Mayabunder is inhabited by the settlers from Burma, East Pakistan and ex-convicts and has a distinct culture of its own. Mayabunder is famed for its oceanic beauty and gorgeous beaches. About 70 km by road from Rangat, Mayabunder provides you the opportunity to enjoy a holiday in the serene and unpolluted environs.

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7Neil Island

Neil Island is a beautiful island with dense forests and sandy beaches is also known as the vegetable bowl of Andamans.It lies 40 km east of Port Blair and here most of the inhabitants are Bengalis.Neil Island is a perfect eco-friendly destination. It is 18.90 sq km in area.

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8Rangat

190 Kms. by road & 90 Kms. by Sea One can enjoy the quiet village life and solitude of virgin nature here.You can also breathe unpolluted air, a rare commodity for the city dweller. Cutbert Bay beach (20 kms. away from Rangat bazar/jetty) is a turtle nesting ground. One can view the nesting of turtles during December – February season. One can go to Mayabunder and Diglipur from here.

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9Ross Island

Ross Island, once the capital of Port Blair during the erstwhile British rule, is a small island that is home to the ruins of old buildings of the colonial era. These buildings including Govt. House, Ballrooms Chief Commissioner's House, Church, and Hospital are in ruined condition.

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More great destinations can be found in the Explore India page.

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