Andaman And Nicobar

Cheap Holiday Tour Packages to Andaman and Nicobar

Andaman and Nicobar island is awesome place to visit atleast once in life span Andaman and Nicobar is one of the seventh union territories of India. This island has two part , Andaman Island and Nicobar Island . The territory’s capital is the city of Port Blair . The total land area of these islands is approximately 8,249 km 2 . Total population is 380520 as per the record in 2012 .

During the independence of both India (1947) and Burma (1948), the departing British announced their intention to resettle all Anglo Indians and Anglo Burmese on these islands to form their own nation, although this never implemented . It became part of India in 1950 and was declared as a union territory of the nation in 1956 .

There are 572 Island in the territory having an area of 8,249 km 2  out of these, about 38 are permanently inhabited.The only volcano in India Barren Island is located in Andaman and Nicobar. It is an active volcano and erupted last in 2017. Bengali is the most spoken language in Andaman and Nicobar Islands .Hindi is the official language of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, while English is declared an additional official language for communication purposes The majority of people of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands are Hindus (69.44%), with Christians forming a large minority of 21.7% of the population, according to the 2011 census of India. There is a small but significant Muslim (8.51%) minority.
In Port Blair, the main places to visit are the:

  • Cellular Jail,
  • Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park,
  • Andaman Water sports complex
  • Chatham Saw Mill,
  • Mini Zoo,Corbyn’s cove,
  • Chidiya Tapu,
  • Wandoor Beach,
  • Forest Museum,
  • Anthropological Museum,
  • Fisheries Museum,
  • Naval Museum (Samudrika),
  • Ross Island and North Bay Island.
  • Viper Island — which was earlier visited is now kept closed by the administration.
  • Havelock island famous for Radhanagar Beach,
  • Neil Island for Scuba diving/snorkeling/sea walking,
  • Cinque island,
  • Saddle peak,
  • Mt Harriet and Mud Volcano

Nicobar islands is mostly inaccessible to tourists. Indian tourists do not require a permit to visit the Andaman Islands, but if they wish to visit any tribal areas they need a special permit from the Deputy Commissioner in Port Blair. Permits are required for foreign nationals. For foreign nationals arriving by air, these are granted upon arrival at Port Blair.

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