Andaman and Nicobar islands are the best place for those who love peace, sea, and islands all over. It is a best location for newlyweds searching for honeymoon destination in India. These islands are also called paradise on Earth and one visit is must. Here is a list of places to see in Andaman & Nicobar islands when you are on a holiday there.
Beautiful beaches spread all across the islands. The pristine clear water and the gushing sound of waves on the beach, Andaman is a place that led your soul to rebirth and to be at peace at the very first moment you encounters the soothing breeze of that place. There is something magical in this place that brings peace to your inner self — it holds a beauty beyond any definition. A paradise that must be experienced once in a lifetime.
Amalgamation of Indian and colonial tradition, this place is not like city’s hush life. If you are planning Andaman’s you can stay here and explore all the beaches.
This place is not only famous for picturesque view that it offers but also famous for adventurous sports, such as scuba diving and snorkelling. The blue clear backwaters along with mahua trees, nothing beats the combination of scenic beauty and adventure sports of this place.
This place is best known for snorkelling. Not only this, Neil Island is famous for rich wildlife along with coral reefs.
These caves represents the rich tribal reserve of Andaman. If you are visiting Andaman’s do visit North Andaman and do explore this place.
1. Water Sports: If you are an adventurous person you will certainly love snorkelling in the pristine blue colour water. You can also experience Scuba diving and further explore the rich flora and fauna of the island.
2. Madhuban: This is the famous trekking spot for tourists. You can start your trek with a ferry ride from Chatham Harbour, Port Blair.
3. Cellular Jail Memorial: Also famous by the name kala paani. The history behind says those prisoners sentenced to exile here were traumatized badly by their journey to the prison, and they’d lose their caste if they crossed this place. Many of our freedom fighters and political prisoners exiled on this island in kaala pani. This place is open for all on all days except Sunday and Monday.
From fairs to local markets to beaches to water sports, Andaman offers all. It all depends on your preference and you must plan accordingly.
January: If you want to explore the rich tradition or culture of Andaman’s do visit in January. Various festivals, fairs, and melas are organized during this time that exhibit the rich culture of the place. The Island Tourism Festival (14-day long festival), the Subhash Mela, and the Block Mela all these melas represents the diversified culture of these islands.
May--October: During this time it’s all raining. If you love to explore rainy Andaman’s than this time is the best time to visit.
October--May: The best time to explore water sports. As winters in Andaman’s are always pleasant, they are not so cold. Do visit Andaman’s as this is the best time to visit and explore at its best.
Air: To reach Port Blair Veer Savarkar Airport one must take flight from cities such as Kolkata, Chennai, and Bangladesh. Please note no other direct from any other cities is not available.
Ship: By availing ships from Kolkata, Chennai, and Vizag.
Bus and Train: You can’t reach Andaman by bus or or by train. You have to choose any mode of transportation from the above listed only.
I hope you have already made up your mind to book ticket and pack up your bag for Andamans after reading this. Well do share your experience of Andaman & Nicobar islands with us.
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