Overview Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, one of the seven union territories of India, are a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea. Andaman and Nicobar Islands are developing into a major tourism hub with exotic-looking beaches and pristine islands having equally exotic names, wonderful opportunities for adventure sports like snorkelling and sea-walking. Indian tourists do not require a permit to visit the Andaman islands but if they wish to visit any tribal areas they need a special permit from the Deputy Commissioner, Port Blair. Permits are required for foreign nationals. For foreign nationals arriving by air, these are granted upon arrival at Port Blair.

Places to visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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  • Ross Island
  • Cellular Jail
  • Radhanagar Beach Havelock Island
  • Mount Harriet and Madhuban Trekking
  • Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park
  • Anthropological Museum
  • Chidiya Tapu-Sunset Point
  • Wandoor Beach
  • Water Sports in Andamans
  • Baratang Island Limestone caves
  • Laxmanpur Beach - Neil Island

Best time to visit

Best TimeMonth-by-month

October to May is best time to visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands as weather is quite pleasant with moderate climatic conditions.It is Perfect to enjoy in activities like snorkeling, scuba diving, paragliding, surfing, trekking and banana rides.

How to reach

Travel Mode by Bus, Train, Car, Flight

By Air : Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port Blair is the nearest airport which is connected via regular flights to Kolkata ,Chennai,Bengaluru,delhi and Mumbai.

• By Ship: There are usually 3-4 sailings every month from Kolkata and Chennai to Port Blair and one sailing in a month from Visakhapatnam which is announce in advance. Ship takes about 60-70 hours to reach portblair.

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