About Andaman and Nicobar Island
Andaman and Nicobar islands are popularly known as the "Emerald Isles". This undulating islands are covered with endless variety of forests, exotic flowers and birds. The topography of the andaman & nicobar is hilly and plantiful evergreen forests. There you will find many sandy beaches on the edge of meandering coastline that are fringed with coconut-palms. It offers rare flora and fauna, underwater marine life and corals, with crystal clear water and mangrove-lined creeks. It really a rare gifts of nature. Befor visiting the andaman, you can get available tour pakages. You can find the various intresting tour packages online as well.
You will definitely please to see its clean and wide roads, free of filth as well as unpolluted fresh air attract any nature-lover. If you are seeking absolute peace and tranquility in the lap of mother nature then this is a right place to visit. This is also a place of advanture lover peoples as you can do various things like trekking, island camping, snorkeling, scuba diving etc., which are the real attractions.
If you want to visit some specific tourist places in andaman & nicobar then the erstwhile 'Kaala Paani' or the Cellular Jail, now a museum is the most popular tourist spot. And the other places of tourist interest in andaman & nicobar are National Memorial, Marine Museum, Naval Marine Museum, Smrithika Museum, Haddo Zoological Garden, Corbyn's Cove, and other beaches, and Humphrey Gunj Memorial. Andaman Water Sports Complex at Port Blair. Chatam Saw Mill (largest in Asia), Chidiya Tapu, Marine Museum, the island of red Skibn, and Havelock are the other attractions.
Corbyn's Cove, Wandoor beach, Sippighat water sports complex, Cinque island, and Jolly Buoy island are some of the adventurous spots on the island, which you will like. However, the two groups of islands, Andaman and Nicobar, are separated by a deep ten degree channel. 12 of the islands, particularly Car Nicobar in the north, are inhabited, while Great Nicobar, the largest and southernmost island in the group, is virtually uninhabited. Nowadays, several tour packages available for visitors.
Capital:- Port Blair
Other Name:- A & N Islands and ANI
Bengali, Hindi, Tamil, Nicobarese and Telugu. Other languages - Malayalam and English.
Bay of Bengal
92 deg. to 94 deg. Longitude and 6 deg. to 14 deg. North Latitude.
Climate of this Islannds is tropical and humid and the humidity ranges between 70% & 90%. Moreover, the weather is generally pleasant with a minimum temperature of 23°C and maximum 30°C.
There is only one airport in the islands that is Vir Savarkar Airport in Port Blair. And it has scheduled services to Kolkata and Chennai. This airport is under control of Indian Air Force, that is the resone night flights are not allowed.
-The calcutta is connected on Eastern Railways with various other cities by the trains, which are Howrah-Amritsar Mail; Delhi-Kalka Mail; Mumbai Mail via Allahabad; Rajdhani Express via Gaya /Patna; Poorva (New Delhi) Express via Patna & Gaya-Varanasi.
-And the South Eastern Railways connected with other cities in India by Madras Mail, Mumbai Mail via Nagpur; Gitanjali (Mumbai) Express; Coromandel (Chennai) Express via Cuttack; Tata Steel Express; Ranchi Hatia Express; Puri Express via Cuttack . From Sealdah , Teesta-Torsa Express; Darjeeling Mail; Kanchenjunga (New Jalpaiguri) Express, Jammu Tawi Express.
-Andaman & Nicobar Islands transports in the islands are well facilitated. A stretch of 240 kilometers between Port Blair and Maya Bunder is covered by bus transport. In between Port Blair and Maya Bunder two islands lie and the buses and passengers are travelled by boats.
-There are hundreds of busses run between Port Blair and south Andaman convenience of the passengers.
-Apart from busses, tourist taxis, maxi cabs and call taxis are offered by the government. Get more or know more, take tour package that will be the best option.