Andaman Islands

Andaman Islands: Experience Pristine & Untouched Natural Beauty!

Situated in the northern part of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands are known for their pristine and untouched natural beauty. You can reach here by air with frequent flights to Port Blair from some of the major mainland Indian cities like Chennai, Kolkata and New Delhi. The islands are also accessible by sea, with ships sailing regularly from coastal Indian cities like Kolkata, Chennai and Vishakhapatnam to Port Blair - a 3-4 days’ journey.

Popular among travellers for its awesome beaches, world-class diving spots and an exotic, far-away location in the middle of the ocean, the Andaman Islands provide a peaceful getaway from all that hustle-bustle of city-life! The islands are rich in flora and fauna with thick and evergreen mangrove forest cover and some unique species of birds and animals, which is literally a treat to watch for nature-lovers and wildlife-enthusiasts!

Andaman Islands have lots to offer for everyone. For adrenaline-junkies, the experience of scuba-diving at the popular Havelock Island or Neil Island is a must! Jolly Buoy Island, another beautiful island in Andaman provides a mesmerising view of the underwater coral reefs by snorkelling or glass bottom boats. For history-enthusiasts, Port Blair is home to a lot of interesting historical spots like Cellular Jail, Japanese Bunkers and Anthropological Museum, associated with British Raj, World War II and local Andaman & Nicobar culture respectively.

While at Andaman, you must try the delicious fish and sea-food available at almost all the restaurants or dhabas here. If you are keen to shop or buy yourself a souvenir from this wonderful destination, it is recommended to visit Aberdeen Bazar in Port Blair for some amazing locally crafted jewellery and wood carvings. For accommodation, a variety of hotels and resorts are available around the islands to choose from, according to your budget and preferences. Best time to visit Andaman is from December to March as the seas are calm and ideal for water sports and the weather is great for sightseeing. General weather of this destination is Sunny. This destination is of type Beaches.