The Andaman And Nicobar Islands.
Made up of 572 small islands, Andaman’s beautiful turquoise water, unspoiled beaches & the sight and sound of colorful chirping birds makes for a perfect set up!
Head over to Havelock island to enjoy a scuba diving experience of a lifetime. Havelock’s pearl white beaches, coral reefs, dense forests and palm trees will make you want to stay in the water for hours at a stretch. With Dolphins, Turtles and fish, it’s not too hard to imagine why.
Those interested in learning deep sea diving, can do so by enrolling in one of the dive schools present in the vicinity.
Location- Within the Bay of Bengal
193 km away from Cape Negrais in Myanmar,
1255 km from Kolkata,
1190 km from Chennai.
Best time to visit- October to May is considered ideal to pay the Andaman and Nicobar Islands a visit.
Capital- Port Blair.
How to reach Andaman and Nicobar?-
1) By Air-
To travel to the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, it is most convenient to avail the airport located at the capital city called Port Blair. From this place, one can easily travel to the important cities of mainland India like Chennai and Kolkata. Flights are operated regularly between Chennai, Kolkata and Port Blair. A few major airlines that operate such flights are Jet Airways, Indian Airlines and Air Deccan.
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands stand in the midst of the Bay of Bengal. Therefore, one should not miss the fascinating experience of reaching Andaman and Nicobar Islands by ship. Passenger ships connect Kolkata, Chennai and Vishakhapatnam, which are major cities of mainland India with Port Blair. These ships are available on a regular basis and help one to make a tour to Andaman and Nicobar Islands
BY AIR- Port blair is the only airport to reach here. BY SHIP- From bay of bengal and chennai easy availability of ship routes.