Situated midway between India and Burma in the Bay of Bengal is the archipelago of 572 emerald islands, islets, and rocks known as the Andaman Nicobar Islands.According to a Hindu legend, the place derives its name from Handuman or Hanuman, the Monkey God of the great epic Ramayana. Hanuman is said to have used these tiny islands as stepping-stones oh his way to Lanka to save Lord Ram’s consort, Sita.
Popularly referred to as the "Veritable Garden of Eden" and a "nature's paradise", the beautiful small and big islands and pristine waters of Andaman Nicobar India are home to the endless varieties of flora, fauna, and marine life. The long stretches of powdery white sand are dotted with many crescent shaped virgin beaches, which are covered with thick groves of the coconut palm, casuarinas, and pandanus trees. The breathtaking natural beauty, the clean environment, thrilling adventure sports, and the warm hospitality of the people of Andaman Nicobar Island attract thousands of nature lovers and holidaymakers from all across the globe.
Andaman Nicobar State Transport Service and Private Operators run regular bus services from Central Bus Stand, near Aberdeen Bazaar, Port Blair. Taxis, Motorbikes, Scooters, and Mopeds are available on hire. Looking for Andaman Nicobar Hotels or Andaman Nicobar flights, just log on to www.yatra.com, for using Hotels in Andaman Nicobar.
By Air : The domestic airport at the capital city, Port Blair receives regular domestic flights from New Delhi Kolkata and Chennai. Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and Air Deccan operate regular flights to Port Blair in Andaman Nicobar Island from the prime cities of India.
By Sea : The other way to reach Andaman Nicobar is by sea. There are around three to four ships sailing between Haddo Jetty, Port Blair in the Andaman’s and Calcutta and Chennai on the mainland and only once a month from Vizag to Port Blair.
Some of the well-known destinations of Andaman & Nicobar include Corbyn's Cove Complex, Bangaram Island, Cellular Jail, Samudrika Museum, Water Sports Complex, Gandhi Park, Anthropological Museum, Fisheries Museum, Havelock Island and Cinque Island
The most favoured time to visit Andaman Nicobar Island India is between mid November and April as the weather is quite pleasurable during these months. People planning to visit Andaman Nicobar after February can expect slightly humid and warm conditions. December and January are the peak season for Andaman Nicobar tourism.
Andaman and Nicobar Tourism offers numerous options for some splendid adventure activities. This Union Territory is fast emerging as one of the prime adventure sport destinations of India.
The pristine shimmering waters of the Bay of Bengal have become a hotspot for thrilling water sport activities including snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving and more. The lush green hills of the Andaman islands offer many arduous and beautiful treks to adventure enthusiasts.
Between tranquil blue waters, lush vegetation and clear blue skies, there are heritage sites in Andaman that are worth exploring!
Experience Andaman’s vibrant cultural scene with some fishing tours, and a stay with a local family.
A pilgrimage to the Andaman will reveal this exotic beach destination to you in a whole new light.