Dazzling Andaman Islands
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Best Sightseeing Places in Andaman
While planning your Andaman vacation, you must know about the best things you can
see and do in Andaman, so, read on! the trip.
Being an island, Andaman is blessed with immense natural beauty and a large number
of sun-kissed beaches, where you can not only sun bath but also try various other water
activities like scuba diving, kayaking and much more. Some of the popular beaches
which you must visit during your Andaman tour are Carbyns Cove Beach, Red Skin
Beach, Elephanta Beach and Radhanagar Beach etc.
Cellular Jail :
Also called as the Kala Pani Jail, this massive architecture was built British during 1896-
1906 used as colonial prison to exile political prisoners and freedom fighters of India.
This jail complex is a national monument displaying the historical documents, their
survival environment and prisoners' diaries.
Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park (MGMNP) :
Located in Wandoor on the Andaman Island, this park sprawls over an area of 281.5 sq.
kms. including 15 islands and open sea creeks running through the area. You can enjoy
a ride in the glass bottomed boat, snorkeling, scuba diving, and other water activities to
experience here on your Andaman tour.
Andaman Water Sports Complex :
This complex is simply a fun part of Andaman Islands. You can choose to learn and try
extensive choice of water sports complex including rowing boats, para-sailing, kayaks,
water scooters, sailing boats and water skiing and much more.
Other Attractions :
Ross Island, Samudrika Marine Museum, Chidiya Tapu, Limestone Caves are some of
the other popular tourist attractions of Andaman islands.
Best Time for Holidaying in Andaman
Andaman is an island and therefore, experiences a moderate temperature all around
the year (within the range of 23 to 31 degree Celsius). However, the climate is tropical
with warm summers (March to May), cool & pleasant winters (December to February)
and heavy rains during the monsoon season (May to August). The best time to enjoy all
sorts of underwater activities and other sightseeing, the best time is from the month of
October to May. So, keep this information in mind while planning your Andaman trip.
Must Buy Things from Andaman
Andaman Islands is a treasure house of beautiful items that you can buy as souvenirs
to take back home. The main market where you can buy Sea Shell, handicrafts, jute
and wood based items from the government owned shop "Sagarika Emporium', which
is located in Port Blair. Other markets from where you can buy some exclusive stuff are
Aberdeen Bazaar, Goalghar, Junglighat, Delanipur and Prem Nagar. So, explore these
markets and buy exclusive Sea craft, handicrafts, wood items and jute based items from
Andaman back home.
Explore Options to Reach Andaman
If you have plans to book Andaman holiday packages, then find the answer of how to
reach Andaman. The wonderful island is connected by air and sea only.
Andaman's only airport is at Port Blair, Vir Savarkar Airport that connects this place to
Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi and lots of other major cities of the country by various important
flights operators for Andaman.
You can take a ship from Kolkata, Chennai or Visakhapatnam, which takes almost
4 days to arrive in Port Blair. Also, MV Harshvardhana Ship, MV Nicobar Ship, MV
Swarajdweep Ship, MV Nancowry Ship, MV Akbar Ship etc. to commute to Andaman by