The various places
which can be visited in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
1. City trip – consisting
of,Cellular jail, Fisheries museum(called aquarium, situated
near the Andaman water sports complex. Varieties of corals
and lot of marine life collections can be seen here), Samudrika
- Marine museum(This is run by Indian Navy. Varieties of shells
and marine life collections can be seen here too), Anthropological
Museum ( situated at Port Blair. Details
of tribes living in Andaman can be seen here. Arts and handicrafts
of these tribes are also can be seen), Forest museum (Depicts
the forest activities and the sawmill miniature models. This
museum is set by the forest department), Mini zoo , Sagarika
– cottage industry and emporium (shopping place), Khadi
gramodoyg Emporium (Wooden crafts, shell crafts and khadi
items are available for shopping), Gandhi park (a relaxing
place situated at the heart of Port Blair. Japanese temples,
water sports are available here), Chatham saw mill (This is
the oldest and biggest saw mill in Asia), Corbyn’s cove
beach (Nearer to this beach, resorts (both government and
private) are also available), Water sports complex (All kind
of water sports facilities like wind surfing, scuba diving,
speed boat round etc… are available here).
2. Viper Island. One hour
sea journey (Harbour cruise) from Phoenix Bay Jettyof Andaman.
Main interest in this island is the open space jail which
was constructed before the construction of Cellular Jail.
It is also called Women jail.
3. North bay, This beach
is 15 to 20 minutes journey by sea from Phoenix Bay Jetty
at Port blair.
4. Ross island, the then
capital of Andaman And Nicobar islands. This island is now
under Indian Navy. This is just 20minutes sea journey from
Phoenix Bay Jetty of Port Blair.
5. Mahatma Gandhi marine national
park, around 30 Kms from Port Blair. This is situated
at the place called Wandoor. The place Wandoor, has got an
6. Jolly buoy. This place is very famous
for under water corals and the pristine clear beach. This
place is one hour sea journey from Wandoor.Snorkeling and
scuba diving available here.
7. Red skin island. Available
in the same Mahatma Gandhi Marine national park. This island
is also famous for under water corals and marine life.
8. Havelock island. This
island is famous for its golden sand beach and bluish sea
water. Four hours Sea journey from Port Blair.
9. Baratang , Located at Middle Andaman.
The journey is through thick, dense forest area. The forest
area journey is about 50Kms.
10. Limestone caves near Baratang
jetty. The Sea journey is through boats, 45minutes
to one hour journey.
11. Mud Volcano, near Baratang
jetty. 20 minutes journey by road.
12. Rangat. 170Kms (6 hours journey) by road
and 90 Kms by sea from Port Blair. Biggest town in the middle
13. Diglipur. North Andaman,
290 Kms away from Port Blair. Journey runs through Jarwan
14. Chidiyatapu. Approximately
30Kms from Portblair city towards south. A must visit place
for Sun set.
15. Hut bay islands. Over
100Kms from the main city Port Blair. The transportation is
provided by inter island shipping services.
16. Mount Harriet. 55Kms from Port Blair
by road. Ferry facility available to reach the place. Forest
guest house (huts) at a height of 365 mts (above sea level)
are available for staying.