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Andaman & Nicobar

Andaman & Nicobar

Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a union territory of India is commonly known as ‘Kalapani’ Black Waters has now become one of the top holiday destination, outpost of India however, physically falls in the region of Southeast Asia. Popularly known as the ’Emerald Islands’ incorporates all, catering to the demands of tourists. This group of islands picturesque islands nestled in the eastern side of Bay of Bengal. There are total 572 islands incorporating tiny islets and rocks, out of which 36 are permanently inhabited.


The place has all including valleys, hills, tropical forests, covering approximately 86% of the area, long spread beaches. In addition, it offers adventurous activities like trekking, Island camping, snorkeling, SCUBA diving as its man attractions. Andaman and Nicobar travel and tourism is a popular among the Indian and foreign tourists alike and for that Andaman and Nicobar tour packages are a perfect way of exploring the splendor of the destination in the outskirts of India. Having Port Blair as its capital, the place is spread over an area of 8249 sq kms.


General facts about Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Location: Latitude – 6º to 14º North and a Longitude of 92º to 94º.
Capital: Port Blair
Area: 8,249 sq. kms.
Language: Nicobarese, Telegu, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, Bengali and English
Climate: Hot, Arid and Humid
Major Attractions: Cellular Jail, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Water Sports Complex
Ideal Time to Visit: October to May


Tourist sightseeing in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The famous places to visit in Andaman and Nicobar islands are Cellular Jail, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Water Sports Complex, Fisheries Museum, Chidiya Tapu, Mount Harriet and Samudrika Museum. It is also famous for its only active volcano, Barren Island, Neil Island, Long Island, Rangat, Cutbert Bay beach, Mayabunder, Diglipur, Little Andaman Island, National Memorial, Anthropological Museum, Fisheries Museum, Samudrika, Zoological Survey of India Museum.


Climate of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The island possesses tropical and humid kind of climate, ranging 23-30 degree Celsius all through the year. The place experiences rains, twice a year in the month of May to mid September and November to mid December. The best time of the year to visit the Andaman & Nicobar Islands is between October and May.


How to reach Andaman and Nicobar Islands
By Air: You can take a trip for Andaman and Nicobar Islands through domestic flights from the domestic airport at the capital city, also there are regular flights to Port Blair from New Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai. Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and Air Deccan are regular flights to Port Blair in Andaman Nicobar Islands from the three major cities of India.


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