Situated 1000 kilometres off the East Coast of India, the remote union territory of Andaman Nicobar Islands is a tropical bliss. With pristine beaches, clear diving spots, ethnic cultures and miles of blue waters, it is an archipelago of over 500 islands separating the Bay of Bengal from the Andaman Sea.
Why Andaman Islands
- Snorkelling and Scuba Diving
- While in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, you can certainly not miss out on snorkelling and diving in the crystal clear water. The magnificent coral and marine life underwater presents for a wonderful sight.
- Sea Walking
- Scared of diving , no problem just walk on the sea bed and say hello to colorful school of fish. Seabed walking is very simple as compared to scuba diving. No swimming skills are required either.
Haven for photographers and nature enthusiasts
The mangrove forests support a huge variety of reptiles, mammals and aves. You can take an eco-tour to spot the beautiful birds like eagles, woodpeckers, coucals and hornbills in Chidiya Tapu. The Madhuban in Andaman Islands is one of the best trekking destinations in the country.
Plenty of activities to enjoy each other’s company, quiet and long stretch beaches for privacy, and perfect climate makes this a honeymooner’s paradise. You can opt for a secluded beach resort where a dunghi would drop you and be there as long as you want.
Besides the expanse of many beautiful beaches like the Radhanagar Beach, Ross and Smith Island Beach and Guitar beach , the must visit places in Andaman and Nicobar Islands are the Cellular Jail National Memorial,Mahatma Gandhi National Marine Park and the Anthropological museum. You should certainly watch the sound and light show in the memorial.
The best time to visit Andaman Nicobar Islands are October to April as there is nothing much to do here during the monsoons.
Andaman Nicobar island has plenty of hotels, guest houses and beach side resorts for tourist. Check out these places to stay
Book a Trip
Andaman Nicobar Islands can be reached either by airways or by sea.
Flights are available from Kolkata and Chennai to reach Port Blair. Jet Lite, Air India, Spice Jet, Go Air and Jet Airways have direct as well as connecting flights to Port Blair.
Daily Passenger ships operate from Chennai, Kolkata and Visakhapatnam to Port Blair.It takes around 2-3 days to reach by sea.
Plan your honeymoon or family vacation or a make a trip to one of the most desirable tourist destinations of India, Andaman Nicobar Islands cherish the memories for a lifetime.