Andaman and Nicobar Island, located in the Bay of Bengal in India is a unique combination of adventure, history, nature and marine life. An ideal laid back holiday destination, Andaman and Nicobar Island offers numerous mesmerising scenic spots like Neil Island, Havelock Island, Long Island, Cellular Jail, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Anthropological Museum, Indira Point, Car Nicobar, Katchal, etc. One of the most popular tourist attractions of Andaman is Havelock Island with white sand beaches and crystal blue waters, all of which are lined with green coconut trees lending the island a mesmerizing picture-perfect look. The other famous spot is Cellular Jail, famously known as Kaala Pani, lies in Port Blair and attracts hundreds and thousands of tourists every year who get a feel of the old-world colonial era. Every night a light and sound show is conducted in the premises, wherein a very interesting manner the history of the jail is depicted.
Comprising of 3000 islands, Andaman and Nicobar is blessed with exotic beaches along with coral reefs and amazing marine life which makes it a perfect beach holiday away from the hustle and bustle of the city life. Adventure activities and thrilling water sports like snorkelling, sea walks and scuba diving are available in the beaches on Andaman and Nicobar. Visitors would also enjoy their time basking in the sun on the white sandy beaches overlooking the azure blue waters while sipping on a refreshing drink. Prominent mammal species that can be spotted here are Sus Scorfa (wild boar), spotted deer, barking deer feral elephant, etc. The sunrise and sunset is an unbeatable experience which indeed adds to a memorable beach holiday here.
Scheduling a holiday itinerary during the months of December to February (winter season); or April to June (summer season) or May to September (monsoon season) is considered to be best. However winters are the best period to enjoy the place but the rush is predominantly huge compared to the rest of the season which is moderate because of the soaring temperatures during summers. Honeymoon couples and family vacation both can have great fun and enjoyment amidst the exemplary hospitality and scenery the place offers.
You can easily reach Andaman and Nicobar Island either via sea or air. The capital town of Port Blair has the Veer Savarkar International Airport which provides connectivity with Chennai, Kolkata, New Delhi and Bhubaneshwar by air. Regular passenger ship services are available to Port Blair from Chennai, Kolkata and Visakhapatnam which approximately takes 3 to 4 days to reach.