Islands of India – Andaman and Havelock Island, Travel Guide


  Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a group of Islands and Union Territory of India which is a set of total 572 Island. Total 37 Islands are inhabited are situated in Bay of Bengal and the Sea of Andaman. The territory is compromises Two groups of Island, The Nicobar Islands and Andaman Island. Capital of Andaman and Nicobar is Port Blair.



  Andaman and Nicobar is Very popular among tourists. It is in topmost visited places in India. Andaman Islands have Tropical Rainforests, Made with them mixed flora with some elements from Malaysian, Myanmar, India and endemic floral strains. For Fauna, this Land is rich with a diversification of animals. Total 50 types of mammals in the forests are found.


How to Reach Andaman?

Airport in Andaman: Port Blair Airport Veer Savarkar International Airport

By Plane
There are Few Places in India from where you can connect a direct flight, One is Chennai, Second is Kolkata, Cochin and Delhi. You can book a Direct Flight or connecting.

By Ship
There is one Sailing leaving from Visakhapatnam and it will take 3 to 4 days to reach Port Blair.

There are a lot of places to be visit in Andaman, Few we have for you here :-


Port Blair
 Port blair is capital of Andaman and Nicobar islands. Most of the places for visiting in Port blair are :-

Cellular Jail, It is also known as Kala Pani. It was basically prison used by Britishers. Construction of this Jail or Prison was starts in 1896 and completed in 1906, It was used to house freedom fighters of India such as yogendra shukla, Batukeshwar dutt etc.

Samudrika Marine Museum, Located in Port Blair is also the second famous place for tourists. Major attraction of this museum is Blue whale skeleton preserved here and many more things like well stored artifacts, marine things etc.

Zonal Anthropological Museum, is developed in 1975. Preservating informative portraits of tribes of andaman, boat and ancient spears etc.

Corbyn cove beach, Tranquil and unspoiled beach of Port blair. famous for mystical surroundings and astounding scenery.
         
Viper Island, Viper island has a jail which is built by the british. But now it is a tourist place and very beautiful with mesmerizing views.

There are many more places to visit in port blair like Mount harriet national parkMarina parkChatam saw millGandhi parkKalapani museumMini zooJoggers parkfamous aquarium of Port Blair etc.




Havelock Island

Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep), is the most famous island in Andaman. Famous for water sports activity like Scuba diving, glass bottomed boats, Coral reefs, Radhanagar Beach, Kala Pathar Beach, Elephant Beach, Vijay Nagar beach, Sitapur Beach, Laxmanpur Beach no 1. This Beach is very famous for its Blue sea and beautiful views.




Neil Island

Neil island is also known as vegetable bowl of Andaman. This Island is best for cultivation of vegetables and fruits due to its good climate condition. It is also known as Shaheed Dweep. Far from hustle Neil Island is truly a gem in the ocean for relaxations and meditation.

Ross Island

  Ross Island or Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Dweep is basically only 15 Mins of Ride from Port Blair. It was the famous and favorite island of Britishers, Now famous too. It has all modern things like hospitals, cemetery, printing press, tennis court, church, baker, markets etc.


Parrot Island

 If you are a Nature and bird lover, then this place is for you. There are too many species of parrots and other birds in this Island, which are very important to be visit for bird watching.

Baratang Island

 Baratang Island is very famous for Limestone Caves, Mud volacnoes, Parrot Island is also an attraction here, Best for kayaking and boat riding in the mangrove forests of Baratang.

  There are many more islands in Andaman like Diglipur Island, Mayabunder Island, Little andaman Island, Inglis Island, Barren Island, Red Skin Island, Cinque Island, North Bay Island etc.




Sports Activities to do in Andaman
in Andaman there are everything that you can enjoy in water sports activity like Scuba diving, Sea walk, Parasailing, Snorkeling, Game fishing, Jet skiing, Glass bottom boat, Semi submarine, Banana riding, Sail boating, kayaking and Sofa ride etc.


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Tarun
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