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About Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India are known all over the world for their scenic beauty. The group is one of the most visited tourists' destinations of India. Andaman and Nicobar Islands lie at the point of crossing of Andaman Sea with the Bay of Bengal. Port Blair is the most populous as well as the capital of the territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. They are a group of 600 islands. An interesting fact about Andaman and Nicobar Islands is that though they territorially come under Indian governance but they are closer to Myanmar and Thailand.


The exotic beaches of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, once visited are unforgettable. Andaman and Nicobar Islands serve well as the romantic holiday destination. Family outings can also be enjoyed to the most at the several beautiful islands of the group. The best part is that the environment of Andaman and Nicobar Islands has not lost its pristine essence. The famous Cellular Jail makes a trip to Andaman and Nicobar Islands all the more exciting.


Andaman and Nicobar Tourism have to be well-planned. This is because there are many attractive places in the island group. So it is better to plan the tour before reaching to the place. Here, at our website, several hotels are listed that will be a sure help in planning Andaman and Nicobar Holiday.


Water sport activities are best in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. But there are other activities also of which camping comes as the first. The natural trails offer amazing opportunities of trekking.


All the information provided at our website is one of the best kinds of Andaman & Nicobar Travel Guide that one can have.


Capital :

Port Blair (Andaman Islands), Car Nicobar (Nicobar Islands)

Population :

380,500

Area :

8,073 km²

Official Language :

Hindi and English

Best Time to Visit :

Mid-January to Mid-May

Capital’s Calling Code :

+ 91 03192

Currency :

Indian Rupee

Time Zone :

UTC+05:30


Parks, Gardens & Islands

Find a few details about Parks, Gardens & Islands ofn Andaman Nicobar Islands

Gandhi Park : Laid in record time in the heart of Port Blair, it is an enticing park comprising of a children's park, amusement park, deer park, water sports facilities, Japanese temple, nature walk and a restaurant. This beautiful park at Port Blair has facilities like amusement rides, safe water sports, nature trail around the lake, garden, restaurant and historic remains like Japanese Temple as well as a bunker. The erstwhile Dilthaman tank, which was the only source of drinking water to Port Blair, and the area around it has been developed into Gandhi Park in an unbelievably short time of 13 days.

Bangaram Island : Situated in the Bay of Bengal, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands are still largely undiscovered by mass tourism. Part of India these Islands extend into Indonesian group of Islands. There are a number of small islands around Port Blair which fall within the Marine National Park and are uninhabited and covered with virgin forests on them. Daily excursion to various such islands takes one to beautiful secluded beaches. The Marine life of corals and fish is rich and colorful and is a delight for snorkels. On the Western coast in the Arabian sea in Lakshadweep Group of Islands . These have superb snorkeling and fine beaches. The tear-drop shaped, uninhabited Bangaram island, is embraced by a halo of creamy sand. Like in all other islands of Lakshadweep, coconut palm groves are ubiquitous in Bangaram. There are three uninhabited islands in the same atoll - Tinnakara, Parali-I, and Parali-II. All the islands share the same lagoon, an enormous bowl of turquoise blue. The warm, clear and deep waters of the Indian Ocean pose an irresistible invitation to scuba divers. The Bangaram Island Resort is fast becoming a by-word among the island - hoppers of the world. Opened only recently to foreign tourists, the resort with its simple but attractive housing, has already become a circled spot in the brochures of tour operators all over.

Great Andamanese of Strait Island : Once being one of the largest tribal populations of Andaman Islands, the number has shrunk from 10,000 in 1798 to 19 in 1969, which is an area of concern. Administration has come up with several ways of helping these tribes in surviving along with preserving and protecting their culture. These tribes are now relocated in a very small island called Strait Island. These tribal people live their lives like that of the foragers. Although these people have switched over to some modern day cooking that include spices, they are still going on with their gathering and hunting at times. The traditional food consists of turtle eggs, crabs, fish, roots and tubers eaten with pork, dugong, turtle, octopus, Andaman water monitor lizard, mollecuscs collected form the shelled aquatic life viz. scorpion shell, trochus, helmet, turban shell, screw shell and sundial and various types of crabs. Nowadays these people are getting involved in poultry farming and cultivation of vegetables.

Sentinelese of Sentinel Islands : North Sentinel Island is home to the world’s lone Paleolithic people. Sentinelese have survived today only because of the fact that they remained distant from the contemporary world and had no contacts with other communities or groups. Believed to be evolved form Jarawa and Onge tribes, Sentinelese never leave their Island and are exceedingly hostile. Thus most of their living culture remains a mystery.

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