Tour Of Andaman Island – Andaman Tourism

Things Covered – Tour Of Andaman:

  • About Andaman and Nicobar Islands ( Tour Of Andaman)
  • Best time to Visit Andaman – (Andaman Weather)
  • Basic itinerary for Tour Of Andaman
  • Thrills to experience in Andaman & Things to do in Tour of Andaman
  • Water sport activities with Cost
  • Location of Andaman (Tour of Andaman)
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands Map
  • How to Reach Andaman
  • All the Places to visit in Andaman – Port Blair (Andaman and Nicobar Capital):
  • Places to visit in Andaman – Havelock
  • Places to visit in Andaman – Neil Island
  • Cost to visit – Andaman Package (Trip to Andaman Cost)

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Andaman Island – Experience a beach holiday like never before on vacation to Andaman. Major attractions of Andaman – Port Blair, Havelock, and Neil Island. (Tour Of Andaman)

Start your holiday from Port Blair being on tour of Andaman and know about the rich Indian history on a visit to Cellular Jail. After exploring famous attractions of Port Blair, you will take a ferry ride to reach Havelock Island and indulge in water-sports activities. Then, head to the next destination, Neil Island. Stroll around the beaches, witness beautiful views, and find a slice of paradise in Andaman.

Nicobar Island Is the mother land of two tribal community which is a big concern of Indian Government. Tourist are not allowed in Nicobar island

Best time to Visit Andaman – (Andaman Weather) – Andaman Tourism

1. Visit Andaman from October to March

2. The tropical climate throughout the year with humid weather

3. Minimum fluctuation in climate throughout the area

4. Avoid monsoon time (recommended) 

5. High tides, predictable rains and strong wind during a monsoon

6. From the beginning of March to mid-May 24 degree is the average temperature

Basic itinerary:

  • 4 Nights and 5 Days -> 1 Night Port Blair, 2 Nights Havelock, and 1 Night Port Blair
  • 5 Nights and 6 Days -> 1 Night Port Blair, 2 Nights Havelock, 1 Night Neil Island and 1 Night Port Blair
  • 6 Nights and 7 Days -> 2 Nights Port Blair, 2 Nights Havelock, 1 Night Neil Island and 1 Night Port Blair

Thrills to experience in Andaman & Things to do in Tour Of Andaman

1. Coral reefs 

2. White sandy beaches 

3. ‘Sea-walk’ with marine life aquatic sports 

4. An abundance of natural beauty – Andaman has all this and more in store for you! 

5. One of the most romantic places for honeymooners 

6. A perfect getaway for tired souls and 

7. A haven for nature lovers Andaman offers everything to everyone 

8. Enjoy water sports during your tour of Andaman like snorkeling Scuba diving sea walk skiing water scooter etc. 

9. Water sport activities as shown in Table 1.0

 

Table 1.0 – Price shown are approx. & subjected to change over the period of time

(Activities with Cost)

Location of Andaman (Tour of Andaman)

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, located in the east of the Indian mainland geographically, float in splendid isolation in the Bay of Bengal.

Located in the Bay of Bengal they have a rich history and old-world charm. From being known as Kaala Paani’ to being known as the land of pristine beaches Andaman has come a long way in becoming a much sought after destination. 

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Map

How to Reach Andaman

How to Reach Andaman – By AIR/FLIGHT

– Airport: Veer Savarkar International airport situated in Port Bair 

1. Flights connectivity from Chennai, Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, New Delhi and Bhubaneshwar

2. Major Flight service provider Air India, Go Air, Spice Jet, Vistara, Indigo airlines 

How to Reach Andaman – By SEA

– Regular passenger ship services are available to Port Blair

1. To and fro Ship services available from Chennai, Kolkata, and Vishakhapatnam

2. There are three to four sailings every month from Kolkata and Chennai to Port Blair and vice-versa 

3. There is only one sailing for Visakhapatnam in a month 

4. The voyage takes about 50 to 60 hours

Places to visit in Andaman – Port Blair (Andaman and Nicobar Capital):

1. Cellular Jail Museum

– First place to visit during your tour of Andaman – The Cellular Jail constructed between 1896 and 1906, also known as Kaala Pani (black waters)

2. Corbyn’s Cove Beach

 – If you wish to break down from town, walk away 6KM (approx) from central Port Blair to rest at silver sand and then rejuvenate options like water activity options, must visit in Tour Of Andaman

3. Chatham Saw Mill

 – Located in Chatham Island, is a mill established in 1883 to meet the local requirements of saw and timber for the constructional works. It is owned by the state government

4. Samudrika Naval Marine

 – Samudrika Naval Marine Museum is a well-known tourist attraction in the Andaman Islands

5. Anthropological Museum

– To walk through the culture and ethnic diversity of Andaman, do not miss to visit Anthropological Museum

6. Wandoor Beach

– Wandoor beach is one of the popular beaches of Andaman that lies at a distance of about 25 km in the east of Port Blair. This beautiful beach is ideal for witnessing the colorful corals and enjoying swimming. As located near Port Blair, Wandoor beach is easily accessible

7. Red Skin/Jolly Buoy Island

– It is very famous for underwater corals and the pristine clear beach

 To reach Jolly Buoy island, visitors have to come to Wandoor Beach, Which is about 30 km from Port Blair by road. It takes about 30 – 45 minutes.

8. Chidiya Tapu

– Chidiya Tapu known as the bird island, is located 25 km from Port Blair. Chidiya Tapu is loved by nature lovers as well as adventure enthusiasts 

9. Ross Island

– Ross Island is located about 2 km east of Port Blair. This island reflects the era of British Rule and thus draws the attention of many tourists

10. Mount Harriet National Park

 – From the nine national parks housed by the island, Mount Harriet National Park is undoubtedly the most beautiful one. Located in Ferrargunj Tehsil of Port Blair

11. North Bay Island

– If you are on a trip to Andaman & Nicobar Islands, there is no chance you should miss visiting the North Bay Islands. It is one of the prime attractions of this popular tourist destination and is visited by thousands of travelers every month 

12. Baratang – Mud Volcano and Lime Stone Caves

 – Baratang Island is an island of the Andaman Islands. It belongs to the North and Middle Andaman administrative district, part of the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The island lies 150 km (93 miles) north of Port Blair, one should visit Baratang in Tour of Andaman

13. Diglipur – Twin Island – Ross and Smith Island

 – At a distance of 20 km from Diglipur and 320 km from Port Blair, Smith & Ross Islands are the twin islands situated in the Andaman Islands of India. This is one of the most beautiful places in Andaman

14. Viper Island

– Located near the Port Blair, Viper Island was the location of old prison used by the British to keep political prisoners and harbor convicts. The name of this island is kept after the name of the vessel in which Lt. Archibald Blair came to Andaman and Nicobar in the year 1789

Places to visit in Andaman – Havelock:

1. Radhanagar Beach

– Radhanagar Beach is ranked 7th best beaches in Asian subcontinent by Time Magazine. What makes this beach incredible is a huge long patch of white sand and crystal clear water during your tour of Andaman

2. Elephanta Beach

– Elephant Beach is an ideal and most popular & sandy beach destination to enjoy water sports and for leisure time. You will be in a world apart when on this beach located in Havelock Islands. Elephanta Beach is a hub of water sports activity

3. Kalapathar Beach

– Kala Pathar Beach is a small but charming beach in Havelock Island. Kalapathar beach in Havelock is a long stretch of white silky sand with big black rocks

4. Nemo Reef

– Nemo is our home reef and unarguably the best site for divers to take their first plunge into the diving world

5. Scuba diving center (PADI Center)

– Is your one-stop resource for scuba dive & scuba gear with amazing experience for a lifetime memory 

Places to visit in Andaman – Neil Island:

1. Bharatpur Beach

– If you have seen a painting of beach in your dream then Bharatpur Beach at Neil Island is the best beach to visit. Beach of low tide, located just half a kilometer from the jetty. Such is the captivating beauty of the Bharatpur Beach in the Neil Island in Andaman that thousands of tourists are compelled to visit this beach all the year-round. Do not miss Bharatpur beach during your tour of Andaman 

2. Laxmanpur Beach

– One of the most beautiful beaches of Neil Island, Laxmanpur beach is ideal for activities like swimming and sunbathing

3. Sitapur Beach

– Sitapur Beach is the best spot to watch the sunrise on Neil Island. The Andaman & Nicobar Islands has a beauty of its own with numerous sea beaches separating it from the blue sea

4. Howrah Bridge

It is not the one we have in KolkataNeil Island is famous for its naturally shaped bridge-like rock also known as the Howrah Bridge

How to travel from one island to other with duration:

Cost to visit – Andaman Package (Trip to Andaman Cost)

1.  Standard Andaman package cost (without flight) 5N/6D – 15000 – 20000 Per Person (INR)

2. Deluxe Andaman package cost (without flight) 5N/6D – 21000 – 26000 Per Person (INR)

3. Premium Andaman package cost (without flight) 5N/6D – 28000 – 35000 Per Person (INR)

4. Luxury Andaman package cost (without flight) 5N/6D – 36000 – 42000 Per Person (INR)

Note – Flight are easily available from major hubs as mentioned in How to Reach Andaman

Suggested Read – IRCTC Tourism – Tour Packages 2019

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