The Andaman Nicobar Islands form an archipelago in the Bay of Bengal between India, to the west, and Myanmar, to the north and east. Most are part of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands which are a Union Territory of India, while a small number in the north of the archipelago, including the Coco Islands, belong to Myanmar. The Andaman Nicobar Island these days are one of the most sought-after tourist destinations of the India. The islands are famous for its serene, white and sandy beaches and the amazing sparking Blue water.
This article would be in complete, if we are not going to discuss about the extraordinary places of Andaman Nicobar. In this chain, we surely should start with the Capital of this stunning Island, PORT BLAIR. A poignant reminder of the many sacrifices of Freedom Fighters. The Cellular Jail here is perhaps one of the most notorious leftovers of India’s struggle for Independence. Rose and Viper are the nearby islands From Port Blair. Further on Havelock Islands is another beauty which is the home to Radhanagar beach, one of the most popular beaches in India and also awarded as the Best Beach in Asia by the Time magazine in 2004. The sparking blue water and devoid of any wave actions makes this beach extremely happening. I would say if you are planning for scuba diving, snorkelling, boating, or fishing then this is a place for you to visit. When we discussing about the famous places how can we forget about Rose Island, famous for the ruins of Penal colony that heads the kala pani. Further more we can add Neil Islands, Rangat and the The Great Nikobar Islands in the famous leagues.
How excited, to read about these places. But isn’t enough? No Not at all. So now we really need to plan, for this location, but when…
Best Time to visit
The best time to plan for Andaman & Nicobar Islands is considered between October and May as the weather is pleasing, just flawless for exploration, water sports, and beach outing. Monsoons (July to September) are not always recommended because of the high tidal waves, incessant rains and strong winds.
How to reach Andaman Nicobar?
If you are planning to travel from Delhi to Andaman Nikobar islands, then the suitable and fastest way to reach from New Delhi to Port Blair is to take Go Air from New Delhi to Port Blair.
The cheapest way to reach Port Blair from New Delhi is to take Harwah Duronto Express from New Delhi to Kolkata then take SpiceJet from Kolkata to Port Blair.
If you want to fly directly for Andaman Nicobar then the quickest way to reach Andaman are direct flights to Andaman from Kolkata, Bengaluru and Chennai approximating at 2.5 hours of travel time. Connecting flights to these destinations are available from most other cities. Flights from Delhi fly via Chennai or Kolkata and take around 5 hours.
And if you are flying from Mumbai then The convenient and fastest way to reach from Mumbai to Port Blair is to take Spicejet from Mumbai to Port Blair.
Famous Food of Andaman Nicobar
We discussed a lot about the Andaman Nicobar , but I really forgot to tell you about the most important thing… Yes… The Food, famous Food. I would say if you are a seafood lover then this is a destination for you. The essential diet of Andaman includes rice, coconut, spices, and lots of seafood. In fact, being a group of islands, Andaman is a heaven for seafood lovers. From cuttlefish, crabs, lobsters, prawns, to the all-time favorite Red Snapper, you can taste a variety of seafood on these islands.
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