ABOUT ANDAMAN TOUR DETAILS
Andaman & Nicobar Island – India’s Tropical Paradise is an Island group that is sure to give tourists a magical taste of the turquoise water, colorful marine life, untouched beauty, and mysterious jungles.
The flora and Fauna of Andaman is very rare. Apart from the natural beauty that attracts millions of Tourists to this wonderland, the, great grand history of the place is sure to entice you as well. If you are planning to visit this peaceful abode, this one-stop guide will make your vacation a perfect one.
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW
ANDAMAN & NICOBAR
About : Andaman and Nicobar Island is a union territory of India consisting of a total of 572 Islands. While most of the island are occupied, some remain uninhabited. It comprises two island groups, the Andaman Island and the Nicobar Islands, separated by the 150km wide Ten Degree Channel. Surprisingly, all of this is a submerged extension of the Arakan Mountains, which lay hidden underwater.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS
The best season to visit the islands group is from October to May. That’s when the temperature is pleasant and ranges from 23 Degree to 35 degree . If you want to absorb the local culture, watch the tribal dance and art forms, and enjoy magic shows, than come here during the annual Island Tourism Festival. It is 10 day carnival and mainly occurs in January.
IN ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS
Ocean lovers, gear up. This blissful place is home to the world’s most beautiful islands and sightseeing locations. From one angle, it baske with history from another it is a Paradise for adventure enthusiasts. There’s so much to see and experience in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. But, if you are tight on schedule or seeking a list, you must not miss these things at any cost.
NEIL ISLANDS & HAVELOCK ISLANDS
There are several picturesque and popular islands near Port Blair that can leave you speechless. However few can match quaint and soothing charm of Neil Island. Visitors prefer these Islands for its stunning biodiversity, white sand beaches, unspoiled and pretty coral reefs and tropical woodlands. Away from the noisy humdrum, Neil Island can serve as the perfect weekend getaway.
ROSS ISLAND, PORT BLAIR
History is to Ross Island, what peace is to Neil Island. Also Known as the Paris of the East the Island was named after Daniel Ross, a British marine surveyor. It is home to the remnants of a former British settlement. A tour on this island takes you down the road of nostalgia.
ELEPHANT BEACH, HAVELOCK ISLAND
Elephant Beach is one of the attractions located on Havelock Island. It is famous for the bright coral reefs and underwater marine sports. It takes around twenty minutes to get to the beach on a ferry, and the sight of the shore alone will leave you fascinated.
ADVENTURE SPORTS TO TRY
IN ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS
Andaman and Nicobar Island are famous for their adventure activities and you should certainly add a few of them to your itinerary. Many people come to Andaman for the sheer delight of water sports. If you want to feel and touch the unique and colourful marine life, Andaman offers many options for you at affordable prices.
Havelock Island and Neil Island are specifically flocked by scuba diving enthusiasts.
Once you are inside the water, the weight of your body fades away, and you find yourself in a completely new world. Hoards of fish and sea creatures will surround you as you do Sea walk. Trust us its heaven. There are only two places where you’ll able to Sea Walk in Andaman, North Bay and Elephant Beach. The enchanting marine world full of magnificent corals and diverse aquatic animals will instantly transport you as you dip your head for snorkeling. Elephant Beach, South Button, Tamarind camp, Neil Island, North Bay Island are some of the famous snorkeling locations. You can choose one according to your convenience.
The trekking trails of Andaman are equally beautiful. You are surely going to fall in love with the forests of Andaman. Chidiyatapu and Mundha Pahaad are a few trekking destinations that would make you fall in love with the woods and trails of Andaman on foot the sense of tranquility that the Islands. Shower is perfect for recharging one’s body and mind.
Mount Harriet National Park is the tropical evergreen forest in Port Blair, Which was initially a reserve. It is home to seven endangered species. The Parrot Island near Baratang is famous for endemic birds- especially Parrots & Cave.
There are multiple incredible sightseeing locations in Andaman and Nicobar Island.
Cellular Jail is one of the best place to visit in Andaman. This jail gives a clear picture of our days under British Rule. Britishers used this Jail to imprison the political prisoners of India and Africa. Historically , the Cellular Jail is known as Kaala Paani, which translates to Blackwater,pertaining to the fact that the ocean was the only way to get out of the Jail, which was nearly impossible.
Baratang is a small island located between the south and Middle Andaman and is home to several natural wonders in more ways than one. Mangrove creeks, beautiful beaches Limestone Caves and Mud Volcanoes adorn the Iabdscape of this scenic Islands.
HOW TO REACH
ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS
Andaman and Nicobar Island are accessible by air and ship. Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port Blair is connected to Chennai and Kolkata airport. The island can also be reached by waterways. Regular ships leaves from Chennai, Kolkata and Visakhapatnam to Port Blair, and the journey takes around 50-60 hours.
There are all kinds of options available for different travelers. The cost including food and travel would be somewhere around 2000 per day for budget travelers. Eco and concrete huts are examples of budget accommodation.
For mid-range travelers, who are comfortable in large decent rooms, eat in local restaurants and commute on public taxis, the cost can go up to INR3000-4000 per day.
For luxury travelers, who book rooms in five-star hotels and top of the line resorts, eat in fine cafes and restaurants, and commute on privately hired vehicles, the cost would be above 4500 per day.