Andaman and Nicobar islands are considered as an Emerald Island. This island demonstrates the detachment of shielded waters of the Bay of Bengal. Its view makes us dump and stunned at its magnificence by the suffering excellence.
Nature has made a portion of the unending length of time as heaven (ie) “Andaman and Nicobar Islands”. Its fabulous abundance of velvet blue of the ocean is an entrancing universe of bright submerged marine life, rarest of the coral reefs on the planet. The ocean water shows strange survives from submerged boats. It offers a phenomenal degree to experience water sports. They are swimming and scuba jumping.
The Andaman Islands are arranged over 1000km off the East coast amidst the ‘Straight of Bengal’. It is associated with the territory by flights and ships from Kolkata, Chennai and Visakhapatnam.
The length of this island is 219 miles. Its extraordinary width is around 32 miles. These islands are an archipelago of 572 islands. Just 38 islands are possessed, 25 in Andaman and 13 islands in Nicobar.
The most vital islands in the gathering are the three Andaman Islands north center and South Andaman-famously known as incredible Andaman.
Port Blair is the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is the purpose of landing for pontoons and planes is in South Andaman. Here no one but we can see the Tamil and Bengali Community of individuals.
The sandy shorelines on the edge of the coastline with coconut palms offer influence to the mood of the ocean. Lavish green woodlands, fine perfect Islands draw in vigorous enthusiasts of their soul; in breathing outside air. So this island is the pinnacle of Nature’s Gift!
The land is uneven with significant ups and down coconuts, areca nuts, flavors are essential business crops. Elastic ranch is all being take up in these islands. Papaya, cashew, Lemon, orange, pineapple, sapota, Jackfruit, Banana, watermelon and sugarcane are a portion of the result of this Island.
The view of Andaman is incredible. While flying in an aeroplane the different scopes of slopes look as if wiped by a brush plunged in lavender. The ocean of Andaman tunes in all the shade of blue and green with multitudinous coral beds.
Places to visit in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Cellular Jail is located at Port Blair. It was constructed by the Britishers in 1906. It is considered as a three storage Prison. This Jail is a Pilgrimage destination for freedom fighters. This colossal edifice has mutely witnessed the atrocities borne by the convicts, who were mostly freedom fighters. Now, it is dedicated to the nation as a National Memorial Museum, Art Gallery, Photo Gallery, Light and Sound shows are good experience here. These shows are shown daily inside this Jail compound around 6.00pm and 7.15pm in both Hindi and English Languages.
This is of 7km from Port Blair town. It’s one of the most picturesque sea-beaches. It is ideal for both sea bathing and sun basking. Snake Island is nearer to in; which is famous for Scuba diving. The waver Restaurant, The Peerless Resort and the Hornbill Nest Guest House are nearer to it. At a stone’s throw, this Corbin’s Cove provides a kaleidoscopic view of the blue waterfront. The famous historical remains of “Japanese Bunkers” are here.
Diglipur is of 325km by road and 185 km by sea from Port Blair. It is situated in the North Andaman Island. It provides a rare experience for eco-friendly tourists. This Island is famous for its oranges, rice, and marine life. The highest point in the island is the saddle peak; which is of 732metres. The only river of the Andaman flows from here is the Kalpong.
Kalipur is a turtle resort; where the Directorate of Tourism provides comfortable Accommodation. The water sports centre is nearby. Trekking equipment is available here. Ramnagar beach is famous for turtle nesting it’s of 15km away from Kalighat.
Great Nicobar is of 540 km by sea from Port Blair. It is of 50-60 hrs journeys. This is the Southern end of the Nicobar. This Island has Indira point formerly known as a Pygmalion point. It is the southernmost tip of India. The beach near Galathia is the nesting ground for Giant Leatherback Turtles. This Island also has a biosphere reserve area.
This Island is of 50km by sea from Port Blair. Neil Island is of 62km from here. It provides Idyllic resort in the lap of virgin beach and unpolluted environment camping facility is available near Radhanagar beach.
A guest house of Tourism Department “Dolphin Resort” is available for the tourists. Snorkelling and Scuba diving facilities are provided seasonally. Daily Boat Services from Port Blair are available.
Baratang is of 100km from Port Blair. It lies between the South and the Middle Andaman. Andaman Trunk road to Rangat and Mayabundar goes through this island. ”Mud volcanoes” and “Limes Stone Caves” are very attractive. We can see this with the permission of the Forest Department.
This is the exhibition cum sales centre in Port Blair. It is managed by the government. Splendid varieties of wooden handicrafts and shell made items are here.
Jolly Bay is an Island in Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park. It offers a breathtaking underwater view of coral and marine life. This is an ideal place for snorkelling, sea bathing and basking on the beach.
Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park
This Park is situated at Wandoor which is of 29 km from Port Blair; covering an area of 2815sq. km. It is made up of open sea creeks, and 15 small and large Islands. View of rare corals and underwater marine life through glass bottom boats. Scuba diving and snorkelling are a lifetime experience.
Mayabunder is of 242 km by street and 157 km via ocean from Port Blair. It is arranged in the northern piece of Middle Andaman picturesque magnificence and delightful shorelines. Occupied by the pioneers from Burma, Bangladesh and ex-convicts relatives. It has a particular culture. Shoreline at Avis Island; 30 minutes pontoon venture from Mayabunder Karmatang shoreline is of 13 km. Mangrove lined rivulets are the attractions. Karmatang shoreline is likewise a turtle settling ground. One can see a settling of turtles amid December – February season.
It is of 55km by road and 10km by ferry and road from Port Blair. This was the summer headquarters of the chief commissioner during British Raj. Mount Harriet is an ideal place for a nice and fascinating overview of the outer Islands. The sea of this is the highest peak in the south Andamans 365 meters high. We shall trek up to Madhuban through a nature trail and can glimpse rare endemic birds; animals and butterflies conducted tours to nit Harriet are available from Andaman Teal House.
It is located at the foothills of Mount Harriet. Private Boat services are available. Journey time from here to Port Blair is 15 minutes. This is the best place to visit the corals and Marine life by snorkelling or with the help of glass bottom boats. It is advisable to have packed food and drinking water while visiting this bay.
It is of 170 km by street and 90 km via ocean from Port Blair. Rangat is the isolation of Virgin nature. By observing the calm town life we can appreciate truly. Cuthbert Bay shoreline is a turtle settling ground. Birds of prey charge Nest, visitor place of the Directorate of Tourism is close to the Cuthbert cove shoreline and turtle haven. Panchavati cascade and Amkunj shoreline are en route. Cuthbert shoreline is headed to Cuthbert narrows. Travel offices are accessible from here to Mayabunder and Diglipur. We can visit this spot amid the February season.
It is a “Naval Marine Museum” arranged inverse to Andaman Teal House, Delanipur. This exhibition hall makes mindfulness on different parts of the maritime condition. It shows a decent accumulation of shells, corals and a couple of types of vivid fishes. This gives an appreciating perspective to this island. Time of visiting this island is from 8.30 Am to 12.00 early afternoon, from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm. It is shut on Wednesdays.
Zoological Survey of India Museum
This museum is situated near Andaman Teal House. It incorporates a research library. It exhibits a good variety of sponges, corals, butterflies, centipedes etc. This will be open on all working days.