About the Place
Andaman Nicobar islands is the unique union territory of India is an amazingly breathtaking archipelago. The exotic sea beaches coupled with coral reefs are amazing. You would find a wide range of marine life here.
A fresh, breathtaking environment complimented with coconut trees will drive you to another world of bliss. The group of islands is a major attraction for both nature lovers and seafood junkies.
This beach is a must-visit for tourists. You get to enjoy boating here. The facility of boating costs Rs 500 per head for adults and Rs 100 per head for kids.
Boating is done from 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM. It gets dark around 4:30 PM so you better visit before it. Having a boat ride in broad daylight is ideal to enjoy the scenic beauty around.
Radhanagar beach is located at Havelock island. It ranks 8th among the most beautiful beaches. This beach is the topmost visited place in Andaman.
It is a perfect place for people who love to feel close to nature. Amidst the aquatic joy, coral reefs, richly preserved marine life makes this place too nice to miss.
Radhanagar beach is a favorite to those who are fond of adventures. It’s an ideal place for snorkeling, scuba diving, boating, swimming, parasailing.
Mount Harriet & Madhuban
This place is for trekking enthusiasts. Mount Harriet and Madhuban offer a memorable hill-rising experience. The 16 km trek gives the chance to witness rare and exotic plants, animals, birds, and many other biodiversities.
Unique landscape views will fulfill your excitement to capture some really good pictures. The mesmerizing natural beauty of Mount Harriet National Park reaches its peak between March to October.
This is the best period to spot Orchids, water lily, Narakondam Hornbills, Serpent eagle, wood pigeon, and many such Andaman special species. The variety of offerings makes this place interesting for people of all age groups.
This historically significant jail is a poignant reminder of the sacrifices of Indian freedom fighters. The motive behind establishing the prison was to keep the prisoner solitary.
The cell wings are made in such a manner that only the back of a cell can be seen from each cell. Many noted freedom fighters were incarcerated here.
It includes Veer Savarkar, Batukeswar Dutta. Due to its accessibility to the mainland, Port Blair is considered the gateway of other major tourist attractions of Andaman. Ferrie service is available from here to other islands.
Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park
Far from the buzzing city chaos Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is at Wandoor village. The village is about 29 km away from port Blair.
This park is a house of 15 quaint islands that exhibit quirky underwater life. It was established in 1983. This national park covers lush mangroves and soothing beaches.
The poise environment has an aesthetic appeal. It sprawls over 281 square km of areas that encompasses coral reefs, rainforests, mangrove creeks, lagoons. Taking a dip into the aquatic fun and indulging in water activities will add lifetime adventurous memory to your travel experience.
Ross Island is a beautiful place with historical importance. It was a British headquarter. There is a number of century-old trees adding value to natural grace.
Other important landmarks are complemented by wild vines, trunks like officer’s quarters, old churches of the British period. This one is a protestant church that was built by Burma teak.
You will get to see the street light art on visiting the island. The tourism department arranges sound shows to keep the antic vibe alive. You get to see a panoramic view of the island along with animals like peacocks, ducks, deers amidst the cool breeze and sea- view.
Your tourist soul is nicely nurtured at Ross island. You can take a morning ferry and return back to the afternoon.
Rangat is famous for its turtles and its variety of flora and fauna. Cuthbert bay beach is a major attraction. It is located in the middle of Andaman and a breeding ground of turtles.
Young little turtles swimming in the sea is such a treat to the eyes. Various species like olive ridley, green sea, leatherback, and hawksbill turtle here.
Visitors often release turtle hatchings and thus help in the conservation efforts. Other nearby places to visit are Panchvati Hills, Amkunj Beach, Dhani Nallah Mangrove Nature Walkway.
The Great Nicobar Island
Nicobar island covers an area as large as 1,045sq km. Merely 10,000 people live there. This area was majorly affected by the 2004 Tsunami.
Nonetheless, the great Nicobar island is widely known for its rainforest. The rainforest is home to diverse wildlife. This also is an important part of the world biosphere reserve. The ‘Shompan’ tribal group lives here.
Campbell bay is a great place with unique fauna. Photographers here find vividly awesome elements to capture in their camera.
We have made a humble attempt to cover some majorly important places of Andaman Nicobar Island. We hope our blog will enrich your knowledge of the place. May this be your tour guide when you plan to visit Andaman Nicobar Island.
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