- Category: Destinations in India
Imagine some time with best of nature, by the side of sea and lush greenery. Isn’t this creates a picture of perfect setting for spending your holidays? Andaman and Nicobar Islands offer their tourists with this and much more. Suitable for all kinds of vacation ranging from family trip to honeymoon to adventure holidays, Andaman and Nicobar caters to each and every one. From tropical evergreen rain forests to snowy white beaches to exotic marine life to rich flora to rare species of animals to a unique culture to a soothing environment, Islands of Andaman and Nicobar keep its tourists entertained in more just one or two ways.
Located in the eastern part of Bay of Bengal and spread across an area of 8250 km sq., this group of Islands form a Union Territory of India. A group of almost 572 islands, close to 86% of the entire area is covered with tropical forest. Along with coral reefs surrounding the islands add to their beauty creating a mesmerising setting which will take you to a different world altogether. The islands boast of rich flora and fauna which consist of even the world’s largest sea turtles - the leatherback turtles. South Asia’s only active volcano is in Andaman Islands. Barren Island, located at a distance of 135 km from Port Blair presents its tourists with an exceptional opportunity to look at the live volcano though from a distance.
There are many options for sightseeing as well. Some of the tourist spots in Andaman and Nicobar are Anthropological Museum, Marine Museum, Water Sports Complex, Gandhi Park, North Bay, Viper Island, Ross Island, Chidiyatapu, (Bird watching), Red Skin Island, Corbyn's cove Beach, Islands like Neil Island, Havelock Island, Cinque, Little Andaman, Diglipur (Ross and Smith), etc. Along with this, the islands present amazing options for adventure and excitement such as trekking, Island camping, Nature trail, Scuba Diving, snorkelling, etc. The islands are not just rich in natural settings but also have a rich history as the traces of earliest documentation are almost 2000 years old.
Reaching Andaman & Nicobar Islands is not a difficult task. One can travel by air as there are many flights from Chennai and Kolkata to Port Blair which is the capital of Andaman & Nicobar. One can also take private jets and travel from anywhere. There is option of travelling by sea as well. Ship services from Chennai, Kolkata and Visakhapatnam are available. Even the accommodation facilities are of varied kinds catering to varied tastes and budget of tourists coming with different visit purposes.
However, for a wonderful vacation you need to be aware of the aspect of your trip to Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Our website www.andamanandnicobarplanet.com presents tourists with updated information on almost each and every aspect related to the islands. With the help of shared experiences of other traveller and access to all the facilities via us, you can make an informed decision and choose a tour packages that best suits you and your requirement.