Andaman Tourist Guide

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a union territory of India. It is located in the Indian Ocean south of the Bay of Bengal. Andaman and Nicobar are a group of about 300 small islands, with only a few populated islands. Its capital is Port Blair. The territory of the Union of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is between 6 ° and 14 ° north latitude and 92 ° and 94 ° east latitude. These islands are 10 ° north latitude called Andaman Islands, while the south island 10 ° north latitude is called Nicobar Islands. The climate of these islands is humid, tropical coastal climate. These islands receive rain from the monsoons of the south west and north east. Receive maximum rainfall from May to December.

Naming On December 30, 2018, the Ross, Neil and Havelock Islands of Andaman were renamed Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island, Shaheed Island and Swaraj Island respectively. This name change was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 30 during his visit to Andaman. On December 30, 75 years of Netaji's visit to Andaman were completed.


The Department of Motorized Transportation of the Andaman and Nicobar Administration operates from 13 stations in the group of north and south islands. In the rural areas of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, transportation is mainly done by bus and a total of 205 buses run here. The computerized ticket system for the 'ATR Express Service' was implemented as of August 15, 2007, advance tickets can also be obtained from here.

During 2007-2008, a total of 135.88 lakh people traveled by buses of the State Transportation Service and the department received Rs. 1075.22 lakh. He received an income from Therefore, the department is progressively progressing in the provision of public transport service, but it is also increasing revenues.

The island is well connected to the mainland (India) by air and sea. Indian Airlines, Deccan and Jet Lite have regular flights between Kolkata and Chennai to Port Blair. There are regular passenger ferry services from Chennai, Kolkata and Visakhapatnam.

Indian Airlines flights fly from Port Blair to Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi and Bhubaneswar three times a week. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, IAC planes fly from Kolkata to Port Blair.The water glasses of Calcutta, Chennai and Visakhapatnam go to Port Blair. It takes two to three days to arrive. There is no fixed time to leave the ship from Port Blair.

Tourist place

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are famous as an ecological tourist destination. Tourists like to visit unique places like Cellular Jail, Ross Island and Havelock Island. The dense tropical evergreen forests of Andaman, the beautiful sandy beaches, the stream with spongy mangroves, the rare marine flora, fauna and coral species attract tourists here. Adventure tours such as beach resorts, water sports centers, water adventure sports, trekking, island camps, nature trails, nature trails, diving are available here.

For the convenience of tourists visiting these islands, the Department of Tourism has provided rest homes in various parts of the islands. The main tourist sites here include the Leadership Museum, the Maritime Museum, the Water Sports Complex, Gandhi North Bay Park (North Bay), Viper Island, Ross Island, Bird Island (Bird Watching), Island Redskin, Corbins Cove Beach and Neil Island, Havelock Island, Cinque, Small Andaman, Diglipur (Ross & Smith) etc.

The only active volcanic region of India is 'Baron Island'. The island is about 3 km. It has been extended. It is located in the 'Bay of Bengal', about 500 kilometers northeast of Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The eruption on the volcano here took place after almost 180 years of silence. These explosions occurred in 1991, 1994-95 and 2005. During this explosion, lava continued to flow until 2006. It can only be seen after obtaining permission from the forestry department.

Best time to visit Andaman - November to May is regarded as the best time to visit Andaman and Nicobar as the climate remains cool at that time. However, monsoon season is not favorable to visit Andaman.

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