Travelling is always a matter of choice and yes, privilege. Why not mooch on that privilege of yours and make the best use of whatever you have?! Let’s just also take a moment in reminding you the authenticity, awesomeness and the brilliance of our own country before we get into taking you on this jiffy where’s it’s just us, you and the chimerical islands! The Andaman Islands are an Indian archipelago (collection of 300 islands) in the Bay of Bengal. It’s time you use your travelling time, effort and finances in the right direction.
What’s fitting is that we stop talking and lay forth the idea of heaven, right here on earth, here before you!
Andaman and Nicobar Tour Packages
|Andaman Tours||Duration||Price(in INR)|
|7 Days, 6 Nights||21,200|
|5 Days, 4 Nights||13,650|
|7 Days, 6 Nights||22,500|
|6 Days, 5 Nights||17,700|
|7 Days, 6 Nights||19,400|
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands have a pleasant weather almost throughout, except of course the monsoons (July to September). The monsoons are likely to trouble anyone because of the high tides, continuous downpours and heavy winds. The best time to therefore visit Andaman & Nicobar Islands is considered between October and May. The weather being agreeable is just perfect for sightseeing, water sports, and beach excursion.
The most viable and easy way to reach Andaman is via air. The airport at Port Blair has a pretty good connectivity with Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, and Bangalore. While the flights from Delhi and Mumbai take 5 hours, travellers from Chennai and Kolkata can reach in just 2 hours. What else does one wants after all?
The islands undoubtedly have a horrendous and marred history owing to the colonial rule. Nonetheless, they are extremely prevalent among the masses as the most exquisite and exhilarating tourist destination. This is because of the white sandy beaches, clear skies and crystal-clear waters! Well, that’s not just it. Scroll through, know more *winks*!!
- The Great Nicobar Island
The island is huge and much sparsely populated for a location like this! Well, that’s also because of the torrential tsunami in 2004. However, the island is much vibrant and is popularly known for its rainforest which hoards a number of wildlife species, which in turn makes it a WORLD biosphere reserve! You can always meet the ‘Shompen’ tribe here which is the largest tribe in the world! Moreover, Campbell Bay is a stupendous sight owing to a vivacious collection of fauna, which includes, crab-eating macaque, giant robber crab, megapode and Nicobar pigeon. Are you reading dear wildlife photographers? Well, if yes, then you are surely close enough to your piece of redemption!
P.s, do not miss out on Indira point. We repeat- DO NOT!
Rangat is Hindi name for “colourful scenes”. Much likely to be an apt justification of its name, Rangat is totally scenic and aesthetic owing to the wide range of fauna and flora it houses! It’s much known for its Cuthbert Bay beach, because of being the breeding ground for turtles. Well, well, you will find a number of turtle species here, namely sea green turtles, hawksbill turtles, leatherback turtles and just to name a few. The Cuthbert bay wildlife sanctuary is right on the beach, enabling you to watch the turtles crawl back into the sea. What a wow!! Also, you can always make an effort towards marine conservation by releasing turtle hatchlings. Other popular tourist attractions include- Panchvati hills, Amkunj beach, Long island, etc.
- Havelock Islands
The name in itself is honorary and speaks for the Radhanagar Beach, one of the most popular beaches in the world as awarded by the TIME magazine is 2004. The waters of the Radhanagar beach are crystal-clear and something that makes it a must-visit! You have a number of water activities here. The long list includes, scuba diving, boating, snorkelling, fishing, etc. Even elephant rides are popular here. Now, the beach is rather filled with a thick air of romance for couples are often seen falling for each other in this land of love and serenity. Take a long stroll along the island with your partner’s hand in yours and watch the sun set unlike your ever-growing love for each other!
- Port Blair
The capital city has an air of honour and respect in itself as it pays an important tribute to all the freedom fighters who sacrificed themselves for us to live and breathe in a free country! The Cellular jail here is infamous for its ancient existence, made solely for the solitary confinement of the prisoners. Moreover, Port Blair makes it accessible for the tourists to reach the mainland, via ferries. Theses ferries further take you to other islands. Places to visit include- National Park, Japanese Bunkers, Chatham Saw Mill, Chidiya Tapu, Samundrika Marine Museum, North Bay Island, Jolly Buoy Island.
- Baratang Island
Baratang island should be a must visit in your itinerary for Andaman and Nicobar Islands. You have the “Jarwa Tribe” here who live in the thick canopy of the forest. However, the sea crocodiles are here too and is therefore advisable to not go near the waters. Furthermore, the Limestone caves draws all your attention, that have been formed due to the erosion. A good guide might tell you about the history of these caves and more about the indigenous tribe. For all of this to happen, you have to take a boat ride along these waters!
- Neil Island
Famous for its coral reefs and white horses, Neil island is much known for one the most exciting water activity- snorkelling. The island is often called the “Coral Capital of Andaman” owing to the above-mentioned reason. However, in case you are not that much of an underwater fan, then you can simply relax on the beach, sipping on delicious coconut waters! Others places of interest include- Bharatpur beach, Sitapur beach, Natural bridge.
Here, fellas! We seem to have enlisted a perfect vacation right before you. Aren’t you intrigued and enticed already? Well, The Andaman and the Nicobar Islands have surely been this foreign concept for us all with all the exotic beaches and stupendous sport activities. However, it is as much indigenous as any other state or Union territory in the county. All you gotta do is- reach out, book your tickets and head on to this alleviating experience ASAP!!