Andaman and Nicobar Islands


Andaman and Nicobar are a group of 572 picturesque islands in the south eastern part of the Bay of Bengal. The islands may be described as a veritable Garden of Eden and a naturalist heaven.

The uniqueness of the islands lies in its beautiful silvery beaches, marine life flourishing with rare species of plants, animals and corals, serpentine mangrove-lines creeks and the tropical evergreen rain forests. All these provide a memorable experience for the tourists. Nature lovers can enjoy adventure trekking, water sports, island camping, scuba diving and nature trail amidst the varied landscape of the region.

Viper Island, Mount Harriet, Smith Islands, Neil Islands, Corbyn's Cove are among the favourite tourist locations.

Being a popular tourist destination, economy rooms at the island will be priced at least Rs 1,300. Business class rooms are available at Rs 2,200 and above. Deluxe and super deluxe rooms are also available at Rs 2,800 to Rs 3,000 upwards. The hotels are very customer friendly and arrange for a variety of outdoor activities such as water sports.

The islands are well connected to mainland India by air and sea. Indian Airlines, Air Deccan, Jet lite ply innumerable flights to Port Blair from Kolkata and Chennai. There are also frequent passenger ship services from Kolkata, Chennai and Vishakhapatnam.