Andaman

Andaman Tourism

Discover the tropical and colonial charm of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Tourism in Andaman

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Best time to visit
Oct - May
Ideal Duration
6 - 7 Days
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Rs. 11,000
  • Beach
  • Ideal for couples
  • Romantic

About Andaman and Nicobar Tourism

Andaman tourism offers access to stunning beaches and serenity and adventure at the same time. Shining like a gem in the Bay of Bengal, this archipelago is situated more than 1,200 kilometers off the east coast of India. From the capital city of Port Blair to stunning beaches on Havelock Island, tourism in Andaman allows a diverse range of activities.

Shimmering blue waters, bright-colored coral formations, desolate yet gorgeous islands, and pearly white beaches make Andaman and Nicobar islands a truly tropical holiday destination. All of the Andaman and Nicobar attractions are places that are worth a visit, so make sure to buy a package that lets you explore completely. From once detaining political prisoners exiled from the mainland of India to now hosting visitors purposely seeking joyful isolation, the islands of Andaman and Nicobar have transformed their identity on the tourist circuit. This tropical destination delivers what it promises to newlyweds and families looking for a memorable holiday.

History of Andaman

In the year 1789, the Andaman Island was visited by the English East India Company’s Navy and their official link connected in the year 1872 with the Nicobar Island. In the year 1956, both Andaman and Nicobar Island became the union territory of the Republic of India. 

A visit to the capital city of Andaman, Port Blair 

The capital city of Port Blair is the main point of entry, for both flights and ships, to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. There are several places to see in Port Blair including: Cellular Jail National Memorial, Ross Island, Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex, and Viper Island. Direct flights to Port Blair are available from major Indian cities such as Kolkata and Chennai.

A romantic getaway to Andaman

Opt for a tour with your beloved to this archipelago of stunning islands, and enjoy a honeymoon in Andaman and Nicobar islands. There are a lot of islands and beaches in Andaman, where couples can spend serene time as the beaches are secluded. Couples will get ample of opportunities in Andaman to fall in love all over again. 

Top Honeymoon places in Andaman:

Mayabunder

Barren Island

Baratang Island

Long Island

Rangat

Top Activities for couples in Andaman:

Witness the bioluminescence phenomenon at the Bioluminescence Beach

Go for couple snorkeling

Indulge in a couple spa session

Explore the limestone caves at Baratang Island

Walk hand in hand on the secluded beaches 

Make sure to explore nearby islands from Port Blair, and enjoy spa sessions. Choose to stroll through enticing beaches after sunbathing, indulge in thrilling watersports, and shop for souvenirs in the local markets.

Scuba Diving in Andaman

While North Bay Island and Nemo Reef are popular for shore diving in Andaman, Corbyn’s Cove Beach and Neil Island are known for boat diving. The cost for scuba diving in Andaman begins from INR 3500 per session. Some popular places to enjoy scuba diving experience in Andaman are Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Cinque Island, Havelock Island, Neil Island, Bala Reef, etc. Scuba diving can also be enjoyed by non-swimmers. 

Perfect Beach Holiday in Andaman

Andaman is surely the perfect beach holiday destination due to the presence of quite serene beaches and a number of islands which are so beautiful that the beauty of which cannot be defined in words. The watersports adventures which one gets to experience here adds more charm to the overall holiday experience. Some scenic beaches to visit here are:

Radhanagar Beach: This beach is considered one of the cleanest beaches in Asia and the natural beauty of the beach is just jaw-dropping. People traveling to Andaman make sure to visit this beach to soak in the picturesque views.

North Bay Beach: If underwater life is what makes you fascinating, then North Bay Beach is something you shouldn’t miss out. Sea walking experience offered here is one of the best in entire Asia. 

Vijayanagar Beach: This beach is just perfect to capture some Instagram-worthy shots. The mesmerizing sunset views that one gets to see here is a sight to behold!

2 Days Tour to Andaman

If you are on limited time of just 2 days in Andaman, then make sure to plan your itinerary well so as to cover most of the tourist-worthy places here. On the first day, you can visit Cellular Jail and Radhanagar Beach. And on the second day, you can visit Ross Island and Coral Island.  

3 Days Tour to Andaman

On a 3 days tour to Andaman, you will have plenty of time to cover major tourist attractions here. On the first day itself, you can visit Corbyn Cove Beach and Cellular Jail for light and sound show. On the second day, visit Havelock Island and Radhanagar Beach. On the third day, you can pay a visit to Elephant Beach and other beaches in Havelock Island. On the fourth day, you can explore the local markets before heading for departure. 

Shopping in Andaman

Besides lazing on sun-drenched beaches, a tour to Andaman and Nicobar islands also helps to indulge the shopaholic in you. Visit MG Road in Port Blair, for it is the best spot for value-for-money shopping in Andaman. Aberdeen Bazaar, Government Emporium, Sagarika Emporium, and Queen Seashell Craft are some other popular places to pick up souvenirs, handicrafts, beachwear, hats, jewelry, and paper mache products. So, when you hop on an excursion to this amazing destination, then take delight to shop from a range of exquisite products and splurge extravagantly to take back home some memories along.

Special Food in Andaman

Since Andaman lies closer to the sea and the ocean area, you will find seafood in abundance in Andaman. Seafood in Andaman is very famous and one must definitely try out some dishes like curried prawns, tandoori fish, grilled lobsters etc. Along with this, you will also find Indian and Chinese cuisines in Andaman. 

A Patriotic Tour to Cellular Jail

Notoriously known as Kala Pani, this colonial prison in Port Blair imprisoned a vast number of freedom fighters in the British Era. A total of seven wings, each having 3 stories, made up the entire complex. Today it has been turned into a national memorial and tourists can attend illuminating light and sound show at Cellular Jail.

An Exciting Tour to Ross Island in Andaman

Covered by palm and coconut trees, this island is located about 3 km from Port Blair. Tourists can experience its laid-back vibes, explore historical ruins, and spot a variety of animals. It is named after a British Captain who first explored the region.

Aside from the main city of Port Blair, travelers should board a ferry to Havelock Island and Neil Island. Both are known for some of the best beaches and water sports in Andaman. Radhanagar Beach, Havelock Island, North Bay Beach, and Chidiya Tapu are some of the notable attractions in Andaman.

Adventurous Sea Walk Experience in Andaman

North Bay Island and Elephant Beach are top places to enjoy this unique activity. Tourists can step on the ocean floor to explore the rich marine life of the Andaman Sea. Even non-swimmers can enjoy this experience by simply putting on a helmet to explore the underwater world. People can spot colorful coral reefs and feed small fish on a sea walk.

Travelers can also learn about the craft and culture of native tribes. Most of the areas in the Nicobar Islands are off-limits to foreigners as the isles are ecologically fragile. Besides this, there are also several activities you can indulge in on your own or with your family and friends. The best way to get around the islands is by taking a ferry ride to explore the hidden beauty of the Andamans.

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Places To Visit In Andaman

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  • Saddle Peak In Andaman

    Saddle Peak is the highest peak that is there in the entire Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is a part of a town called Diglipur that is situated in the Northern Andaman area. The peak offers a panoramic view of an abundance of natural beauty around. It is quite famous amongst the hikers and trekkers who are looking for an e...

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  • Campbell Bay In Andaman

    A part of the Great Nicobar Island, the village of Campbell Bay relaxes in all its glory in the southernmost part of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is the main headquarters of the Great Nicobar Islands. There is so much to see and do here in the bay, like the popular Indira Point and the Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve.

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  • Havelock Island In Andaman

    Andaman and Nicobar islands are home to various islands with diverse flora and fauna. One such marvelous island is Havelock Island in Andaman. It is one of the most sought after tourist destinations of the Andaman Islands. Not only is it an alluring tourist spot but also an amazing place to spot swimming elephants and cor...

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  • Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park In Andaman

    The Andaman Islands are home to many bewitching wonders and one of them is the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park. This national park is one of the most visited places in the Andaman Islands since it is the nesting ground of sea turtles. Moreover, the underwater world of the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is also home...

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  • Mount Harriet National Park in Andaman

    Mount Harriet National Park is located in the hills of south Andaman region. The area covered by the park is 4.62 square kilometers. It is located just 30 km away from the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair. Moreover, Port Blair act as a connecting point for Mount Harriet National Park. with an elevation of ...

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Things To Do In Andaman

Your list of the best things to do, compiled on the basis of actual traveler experiences

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  • Bird Watching in Andaman

    One of the most popular things to do in Andaman is bird watching. It is known as a silent adventure activity, quite liked by not just ornithologists but also those in love with nature and all its creatures. The wetlands of Port Blair in Andaman is one of the best places to indulge in this activity. Bird watching in Andaman ...

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  • Scuba Diving in Andaman

    Scuba Diving in Andaman is a popular pastime for tourists who want to explore the majestic underwater world. Andaman is quite famous for being home to an exquisite coral reef, and colorful schools of fish of every size and shape. Due to the absence of predatory fish near the beaches and coral reefs, it is a safe place to go...

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    • Ideal for couples
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  • Sea Walk in Andaman

    Sea walk Andaman is one of the many adventure activities offered by the island that tourists must indulge in, for an otherworldly experience. Seawalk in Havelock Island is an activity in which a large glass dome is placed over a person’s head, while oxygen is fed into the dome via a tube. The person is lowered on the seabed...

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  • Trekking in Andaman

    If you are planning to go trekking in Andaman, then you are in luck since there are several options to choose from. Although Andaman is famed to be a paradise for watersports lovers and beach bunnies, but it is also a good place for lovers of nature trails and amazing treks that can leave one breathless and giddy. The best ...

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  • Snorkeling In Andaman

    Snorkeling in Andaman is a famous water sport, where you can get face-to-face with the underwater world. Don’t worry if you haven’t tried it before, with a little practice you can dive in like a pro and get up close to the colorful fishes and beautiful coral reefs. The beaches of Andaman are blessed with the hidden treasure...

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How to reach Andaman

Read about the best & quickest routes to save time & money, as suggested by our travelers

By Air

If you are traveling by air, you can take a flight to the Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port

Blair. There are regular flights from Kolkata Airport and Chennai Airport to the Port Blair

international airport. The two major aircraft operators that offer flights to Andaman Islands

include Jet Airways and Air India. There are also regular flights via Air Sahara and Air Deccan

from Chennai and Delhi to the Andamans. A flight from Chennai and Kolkata will take roughly

around 2 hours. If you are traveling via flight from Mumbai and Delhi will take about 5 hours in

total.

By Train

There are currently no trains available for Andaman.

By Road

Currently, it is not possible to travel to Andaman by road.

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    Sagar Dawande

    Pune

    Sagar's 5 days trip to Andaman

    Within short time of 5 days travel trangle has arrange very nice trip for us, hotel at havelock and portblair was nice , not Happy with Neil iland hotel as no water in swimming pools, rooms ac is was not working , property location was good but not maintain properly also local agent was was in hurry Everytime, from Neil to portblair 3 people booking was missing that was hurdle for us on last moment is as local agent only drop to jeety but Evan waited to check the proper tickets being issue or not , we almost loose our Cruse that day but on last moment was manage by local agent , found misscomunication between trip manager and local agent, we have taken 2 ac cab full time with us but everywhere cab ony pick and drop , on last moment every where cruse changed so we couldn't find time on last day at portblair Blair, we have been adjusted the Cruse in afternoon , have to check out hotel morning so as difficult for us to manage , no hotel and cab drivers support us, in this situation local agent Demand extra money from us for return pick up on hotel .Overall very nice arrangements within short time.

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    Ram Deep

    New delhi

    Ram's 6 days trip to Andaman

    we enjoyed the days and had the best experience...

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    Irfan Baig

    Bengaluru

    Irfan's 6 days trip to Andaman

    Daily travelled from one place to another , could hav planned better. Water sports activities were all good

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    Rohitsivan

    Nilambur

    Rohitsivan's 4 days trip to Andaman

    You people made my honeymoon trip a lifetime memorable one.thanks Best moments were at havelock and neil island. Especially the silver sands beach resort at havelock. I just loved that resort. Just the atmosphere overthere is enough to make our day good.

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    Vipinpatel

    Pune

    Vipinpatel's 6 days trip to Andaman

    Travel Triangle was recommended to me by my friend. Co-ordination by Travel Triangle and Richlife was very good. Richlife Travels did a good job with his co-ordinators in Andamans. quick in his response to any of our queries before the trip and did the necessary adjustments in our itinerary even after we reached Andamans. The co-ordinator and the driver assigned to us in Port Blair did a very good job and took care of us well.

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    ABHISHEK PANDEY

    Lucknow

    Abhishek's 6 days trip to Andaman

    It was great great experience with Travel Triangle , it was my first experience and hope to be everlasting. From Agents , Cabs , Resorts , Services ,Candle Light dinner all were just Best .:)

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    Sonam Poddar

    Bengaluru

    Sonam's 4 days trip to Andaman

    This was our maiden anniversary getaway and we expected it to really memorable. When we got down at Port Blair Airport, we had to wait for long time as our cab driver was not present there & we had to co-ordinate with our tour co-ordinator for the same. Also we were dropped in a roadside restaurant and was asked to hv our breakfast. This was disappointing as after a night's journey, we expect a better arrangement where we can freshen up and hv healthy breakfast before we left for Havelock. Havelock has truly mesmerized us and made our anniversary really special with it's beautiful beach and landscape. Next day we left for Neil Islands, and it was truly captivating, the colour of water, scuba diving candle light dinner etc., We loved it inside out. It was an amazing trip.Thanks to Travel Triangle for giving their best to make our trip wonderful. Candle Light Dinner, Scuba diving.

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    ANKUR PANDEY

    Mumbai

    Ankur's 5 days trip to Andaman

    We have taken package of 5 days 4 nights and stayed for 3 days in Andaman plaza which was not a hotel but was a home stay where only 6 rooms was there and no lift facility limited dinning option that to with limited and slow service . All cab Pickup was late every time I have to wait for my cab driver to come and pick me up . Stay at havelock Hotel name Holiday inn was good but candle light dinner decoration was not impressive also cab driver was very rude . Over all not saticfied with the trip. Visit to Radhanagar beach , Bharatpur beach and natural bridge.

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    Kiran Pande

    Nashik

    Kiran's 6 days trip to Andaman

    Thanks to TravelTriangle for falicitating this trip. Overall it was a very good trip. Dream Journey was in regular contact pre-trip and co-ordination was good. We are thoroughly impressed by the behaviour of entire staff including co-oridinators, drivers, etc. Co-ordinators Simha, Mansoor and Vijay did their job exceptionally well. My wife forgot her purse at resort. We asked Vijay to retrive it and he went back without any hesitation or complaining. Thank you Vijay! All the Andaman people were nice to us, even the strangers to whom we asked for directions or usetheir phone. Natural beauty and beaches are breathtaking there. Few areas of improvements for Agent Dream Journey: 1. Fulfill all the commitments as per quote. We were not provided with Candle Light Dinner and Cake+Bed Decor. This was a big let down as we were on honeymoon. 2. Don't change hotels/resorts without proper justification. Two of the resorts were different from quote. This may be the reason for above problem. 3. Discounts for water sports activities was not provided as per quote. No communication in this regard. 4. One of the Ferry on Neil Island was delayed by 4 hours. We know this is not in Agents control but if we had been informed on time, we could hv relaxed or make good use of this time. 5. Food at ARS hotel was not satisfactory. Needs improvement. 6. For Honeymoon couples, mornings should be relaxing. So try to arrange activities as late as possible. Thank you for everything. See you next time! Kiran & Vrushali

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    Pradeep Gauniyal

    Gaur city 2

    Pradeep's 7 days trip to Andaman

    we Loved do it in North Bay Islands which made our trip memorable. Overall we had an enjoyable trip to Andamans.

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    FAQ's of Andaman

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    There are no religious restrictions as such in Andaman, but general societal niceties and etiquettes are to be followed, such as asking people, read native tribes, before taking their photographs.

    The ideal duration depends on how many islands you want to cover in the Andaman. Anything from 4 nights to 9 nights can be considered the ideal duration for a blissfull vacation in the Andaman.

    Andaman is famed across the world for offering some of the greatest seafood of the country. The must try dishes here include crabs, prawns, shrimps, lobsters and a huge range of fish. Vegetarian options are alsos available and are just as good.

    Once awarded as the most beautiful beach in Asia, Radhanagar Beach is a definite must visit when here. The other beaches of Andaman are also beautiful and warrant a visit.

    Mostly there is not much of a nightlife in the Andamans. Some hotels, resorts and bars here do offer a decent nightlife. even though it is a little sedate. However, during New Year's Eve and Christmas, all of Andaman is decked up in fairy lights and the atmosphere can only be defined as electrifying.

    Good time to visit Andaman is between October and May which constitutes summer and winter season in Andaman which is ideal for sightseeing and water sports activities.

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