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Crystal clear skies, blue horizon, white sands, unfolded history, and emerald ocean, what else would you need to define a perfect vacation? The destination was once a hill range extending from Myanmar to Indonesia, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands today are a group of 572 near deserted islands, islets (small islands), and rocks. The capital city of Port Blair houses the majority of mainland settlers on the island today.
Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach vacation or an adventurous holiday of trekking, snorkeling, and scuba diving, you’ll find that Andaman tourism has the charm of a holiday that’s far from the madding crowd, yet close enough to the comforts of civilization.
The main languages spoken here include Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, and English.
No, you don’t need a diving license to dive, but shall be offered pre-training before the real action begins.
Indian citizens don’t need a passport to visit the Andamans, however, a permit is mandatory for Indian citizens to visit some regions of this destination.
Situated near Port Blair, Veer Savarkar International Airport is the main airport of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Yes, absolutely. Credit cards are accepted at major hotels as a common mode of payment.
There are no dangerous predatory animals in the forests in or around Andaman and Nicobar Islands. So do not come here expecting to see tigers or lions. But you can easily find spotted deer, civet cat, wild board, etc.
A flight from Kolkata/Chennai takes two hours, while the one from Delhi takes about five hours. If you are someone who’s traveling by ship, it usually takes 3-4 days to reach the Andamans.