The Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar Islands are an everlastingly gorgeous, nonviolent and charming group of islands – almost a dreamland. If you see Goa, Chennai beaches & may be some more Indian beaches across East or West Coastline of India, you will see nothing here, because Andaman & Nicobar is turquoise, with navy-blue & green colored by way of its flora fauna, crystal clear waters & most amazing sea food.

Nicobar Island is evenly attractive, with an added attraction of the tribal that have occupied the jungles of this island. A host of various tribal has inhabited these Islands. One must take help of local guides while visiting Nicobar Islands, as tribal are a protected under Government Laws.

Snorkeling will certainly connect you to this place everlastingly, for the inconceivable and hidden sea life accessed through this movement is something you will never overlook. Fishes, sea Anemones, Coral Reefs, Sea Cucumbers, Clams…the list is endless and colors are something you just can’t see in your mind’s eye. The glowing life of sea makes for a lifetime experience – how frequently do we dive into their world finally?

About it: A&N islands are a group of around 360 smaller islands, in the Bay of Bengal.  Getting there: Flights / Ship from Kolkata and Chennai

Climate: Tropical

Best months to visit: November to May
Accommodation: Absolute information of Hotels is obtainable on Internet, but one may prefer Light House Residency for its affordability, nearness to quay and amazing food.

Food: Veg food easily available, Heaven for Sea-food goodies, Anything that you desire to eat is available (Yes getting a hot cup of tea made from fresh milk is quite a problem, so either opt for regular skimmed milk or go without it.

Stock up on: Sun Blocks, Shorts, Slippers, Goggles, Small handy bag, Cap & Lots of Enthusiasm

Must see Places: Corbyn’s Cove Beach, Havelock Island (worlds’ 7th best beach Radhanagar beach & Elephant beach for snorkeling), North Bay, Ross Island, Viper Islands, Wandoor Beach, Cinque Islands. Also see the sound and light show of Cellular Jail, the fisheries museum: Samudrika, the Chatam Saw mill.  High Point: Crystal clear, clean and unspoiled Turqoise beaches, Sea life at its best, Historic past of India, Very warm & honest people- a boon for tourists.

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