Havelock Island

Havelock Island

Crystal clear water. White sandy beaches. Spectacular coral reefs. Amazing marine life. Shallow ocean. Thick rain forests. What more do you want for a perfect break from your regular hectic life? What if I say that a single place can offer all of these? Yes, you read it right. Havelock Island, one of the rare jewels of India, is a perfect place that describes the beauty of […]

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Chidiya Tapu

Chidiya Tapu

Chidiya Tapu is one of the many serene and calm beaches in the Andaman Islands. Chidiya Tapu is located on Western side of the South Andaman Island. The beach has awesome views of the sunset, and hence is popularly called as the “Sunset Point”. At Chidiya Tapu, the sun slowly sets beyond the hills of neighbouring Rutland Island providing spectacular sunset views. The reflection of […]

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Ross Island

Ross Island

Ross Island was once an administrative capital of Andaman Islands during the British rule. The currently uninhabited island has had a glorious history in the past. Today, when we visit the island, we can see the glimpses of the history, and the reason for its abandonment! The British wanted to build a jail so that they could house all those who opposed their rule in India. When […]

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Viper Island

Viper Island

Viper Island is a small island near Port Blair that spreads across 70 acres. Apart from the beautiful and scenic island that is surrounded with greenery, the island has huge historical importance related to the struggle of Indian Independence from the British rule. The whole of island contains one building that was built in 1864. British used this building to hold freedom fighters and were […]

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Chatham Saw Mill

Chatham Saw Mill

Chatham Saw Mill is the oldest and largest saw mills in the whole of Asia. The saw mill has the whole Chatham island for itself, and is connected to Port Blair with a bridge. As with all the other saw mills, Chatham Saw Mill also cuts wood and shapes them into the ones that are required by the market. What is different with this mill […]

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Cellular Jail

Cellular Jail

Each one of us who have studied in the schools of India would have definitely studied about Cellular Jail or Saza-e-Kalapani at one time or the other. The jail, which had the toughest punishment for all the prisoners (mostly freedom fighters), used to be the ultimate “tool” for the Britishers to scare all those who opposed their rule in India. That is because the prisoners […]

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North Bay Beach

North Bay Beach

North Bay Beach is one of the many beaches in Andaman Islands which is popular for water sports. Being in closer proximity to Port Blair, North Bay Beach is more popular than the others. Moreover, many ferry operators organize a “package” that takes the visitors to 2 or 3 islands which includes North Bay beach. North Bay Beach There are a variety of activities that […]

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Museums of Andaman

Museums of Andaman

Museums are a good way to know many things that you would otherwise find it tough to get the information. There are many museums in Port Blair but the ones that are popular are Anthropological Museum, which shows glimpses of the tribes who live in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and Samudrika Museum that shows the details about the geography and marine life of the region. […]

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Andaman & Nicobar

Andaman & Nicobar

Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a group of 580+ islands that are located in the Bay of Bengal. Though the islands are part of Union Territory of India, they are geographically closer to Thailand and Myanmar than to mainland India. While Andaman Islands are abundant with natural beauty and open for tourism, the Nicobar Islands cannot be visited by tourists. Thirteen of the 24 islands […]

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