State Capital: Port Blair
Best Time to Visit: December to April / May
Airport(s): Port Blair
572 islands, rocks and islets cluster together on the Bay of Bengal to form the spectacular Andaman and Nicobar islands.
Discover a unique water kingdom strewn with islands covered in dense forests that open out into sun soaked beaches that meet ocean waters with complete dignity.
Shrouded in mystery the ancient history of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is not that clear. Though these islands do find a mention in historic works of Ptolemy, Nicolo Conti and Captain A. Hamilton. The oldest available archaeological evidence indicates that the history of these islands can be traced back to more than 2,200 years ago.
Tribals like Sentinelese, Jarawas, Shompen, Nicobarese and Onge occupy the inhabited regions in Andamans. Essentially hunters and fisher folk these tribes have their own customs, traditions and ways.
Andaman and Nicobar islands just the destination for water sport enthusiasts. Enjoy diving, snorkeling and swimming on tours to Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India.
Set out on a glass boat cruise; see colorful fishes, corals, tiny organisms and a marine paradise that is beautiful beyond comparison.
The island forests of Andaman and Nicobar Islands are nesting grounds for beautiful birds such as the Megapode, Nicobar pigeons, hornbills, brown coucals, drongoes, treepies, Andaman crake, Nicobar sparrowhawk, woodpecker, white headed starlings et al.
Places of Tour Interest
Enjoy tours to Sippighat Farm, Chidiya Tapu, Gandhi Park, Mahatma Gandhi National Park, Mount Harriet and Collinpur in Port Blair.
Visit Car Nicobar, Katchal and Great Nicobar on Nicobar Island tours. Explore Long Island, Rangat, Mayabunder and Diglipur on tours to Andaman Islands, India.
- Foreign tourists are not allowed on the Nicobar Islands.
- 30-Day permits are issued to tourists visiting Andamans