Top Places to Visit in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a foretaste of Indian Culture, beauty and mesmerizing surrounding. Offering one of the most tantalizing views of coconut palms, tropical jungles, rainforests, marine life, plants as well as adventure sports like scuba diving, island camping, snorkeling as well as trekking, Andaman and Nicobar attracts people near this place. Giving you a great feast for eyes, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are truly a once in lifetime experience for everyone.Lush green environment, unpolluted air, fresh breeze and clean surrounding are what attract tourists from all over the world to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. To find out more about the top places that interests visitors to this place, read further.

Thrilling Islands

  1. Thrilling Islands– There is a number of islands in Andaman and Nicobar that are breathe taking. Whether it is Jolly Buoy, Cinque Island, Red Skin Island, Havelock Island, Barren Island, Ross Island, Viper Island or Chatham Island, all of these have something special to present for the visitors. Watching the sun kissing the earth via waters of beaches is a temptation from these islands. These islands also allow adventure lovers to experience swimming, scuba diving, fishing, camping as well as meeting with the dolphins too. These islands also have a number of beaches where you can have a peaceful sun bathe and watch the sun shining in the lap of crystal clear water.
  2. Museums- Andaman and Nicobar Islands also have a number of museums which can be a great interest for the historians or people fascinated by colonial period, or those interested in understanding marine life of fishes. The best museums to visit are National Memorial Museum, Anthropological Museum, Fisheries Museum, Samudrika (Naval Marine Museum), Zoological Survey of India Museum and Forest Museum.

    Mount Harriet

  3. Mount Harriet- Situated 55 km by road and 15 km by ferry from Port Blair, this picnic spot is the highest peak in the South Andaman. It has a number of common birds, butterflies and animals to offer to its visitors. Trekking can be done too. It offers an enthralling view of outer islands and sea.
  4. Monuments- For those of you who love to see monuments of old centuries; these islands have three major sight seeing monuments such as Cellular Jail, Ross Island and Viper Island. These depict the saga of wonderful monuments of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  5. Car Nicobar and Great Nicobar- Car Nicobar is a smooth lush island sheltered with huddle of coconut palms and captivating beaches with a thunderous sea all around. The Nicobari huts are only one of its kinds to this island. Great Nicobar are a Southern end of Nicobars and main attraction of this place is Indira Point. The beach near this place is an abode for a number of Giant Leather Back Turtles.

 

Apart from these exclusivities offered by the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, there are a number of cultural festivals and events that allow you a peep into an almost “mini India”. Depicting people from different cultures, festivals like Island Tourism festival, Subhash Mela, Vivekananda Mela and Block Mela allow you a great zeal and fervor to the audience and allow them to see diverse ensign of Andaman and Nicobar culture.