The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are surely the bona fide Garden of Eden and heaven. What attracts the visitors and travelers? The nature lovers are attracted towards this place because of its clean environment, unpolluted air, greenery and smooth and neat roads. The water streams of Bay of Bengal and the tropical rain forests acts as the home for huge variety of marine life, animal and plants. In the topographical manner these islands are hilly and completely licentiate with coconut palm and interlarded with flat stretches of the beaches and engrossed with tropical jungle. Scuba diving is the most popular activity here.

Tourist Attractions of Andaman and Nicobar Islands


Cellular Jail - This jail is located in Port Blair which is the capital city of the Andaman and the Nicobar Islands. It is the jail where in the Indian freedom fighters were kept confined. In back few years this place has attained the status of most principal tourist spot.

Andaman Nicobar Tourism

Museums - The 3 major museums of these islands are the Anthropological Museum, Fisheries museum and the Marine Museum. The last two museums contain the rarest as well as most exciting plant and animal species.

The Marine Park - This park is located at Wandoor which is over 29 km away from Port Blair. This park is made from various islands and an open sea. You will love to catch the glimpse of some of the rare marine animals via scuba diving and glass bottom boats. You can not miss this place when traveling to the Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Ross Island - This island had been given to the Indian navy. It will take 20 minutes from Phoenix Bay Jetty of Port Blair to reach the Andaman Islands through sea.

Jolly Buoy - It is popular for its pristine and crystal clear beach and under water corals. This is just about 1 hour away from Wandoor. You will love to involve in activities like scuba diving and Snorkeling.

Havelock Island - What is it famous about? This is the major question. Actually it is highly popular for the bluish sea water and golden sand beach features. It will take about 4 hours of sea journey from Port Blair.

Karmatang Beach - The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are known for this beach as the turtle nesting ground. It is located at the Mayabunder which is present in the northern section of the central Andaman. If you will go by roads, it is situated at a distance of 240 kms and through sea situated at 136 kms of distance just from Port Blair.

How to Reach

By Air: The island owns the domestic airport at Port Blair that offers daily flights to and from cities like Chennai and Kolkata. The major airlines available are Air Deccan, Jet airways and Indian Airlines.

By Cruise: The true and delightful experience is to reach the Andaman and Nicobar Islands by cruising via the Bay of Bengal. There are regular passenger ship services available from Vishakhapatnam (56 hrs journey), Kolkata (66 hrs journey) and Chennai (60 hrs journey) to Port Blair.