Andaman Travel Facts
•Union Territory- Andaman
•Languages- Hindi, Bengali and English
•Best time to visit- October to May
•Weather- In summers between 24to 32 degrees and in winters between 20 to 28 degrees.
As Lakshadweep adorns the Arabian Sea, Andaman which consists of almost 550 small islands is an important union territory in the Indian union and adorns the Bay of Bengal. Many islets form the territory of Andaman and the Nicobar Islands. In all there are 26 islands that are inhabited. It is believed that the island derived its name from that of the Lord Hanuman who played a pivotal role of rescuer in the Ramayana. The islands are classified into four main categories North Andaman, Middle Andaman; South Andaman Baratang consists of vast islands. Andaman Tourism offers verdant and effervescence that is unparalleled and with lusting greenery that offers tranquility and refreshment that is unparallel and one of a kind.
There are replete options in terms of places which tourists can visit Apart form being blessed with the crystal white sand and coral reef waters, the territory is also embellished with rain forests and a wide variety of flora and fauna. The natural Sea surroundings of the Andaman are the most and articulating words that befit the beauty and the quietude of this place can be a hard task. As mentioned there is replete number of places in terms of explored, unexplored as well as popular. Starting with nature there is Corbyn’s Cave that is an unspoiled soft and sandy beach and offers the zenith of tranquility. Then there is Viper Island that is also a popular tourist destination and named after a shipwrecked vessel. The navy run Samundrika Museum offers marine life on display. The Andaman Sports Water Club is a renowned sports club that offer various water sports activity. The Lime stones caves are in a perfect preserved state and the stalactites and stalagmites. Finally parrot island that offers tourists are an ideal spot for bird watchers and nature enthusiasts. Andaman is also has a place of importance in the Indian freedom struggle as the Cellular Jail and the Port Blair Jails is closely associated to the freedom struggle and also is a living monument of the struggle. The island is also a paradise for sports lovers with a number of adventure sports options.
Andaman experiences moderate and tropical climatic conditions. The best time to visit the Andaman is from October to May. The Andaman’s is a group of 550 islands located in the Bay of Bengal near India. Being an island group, the Andaman’s have moderate temperature. Tourist can select from both moderate and luxury accommodations. The hotels are very customer and also offer the tourists options of water sports. As these hotels are within close proximity and as such there is no commuting to and fro.
Andaman’s airport is at Port Blair. It is connected to Chennai, Kolkata and many other cities in the country. Once in Andaman the best possible means of travel is by ferries and boat services.
Andaman is truly a wonder of nature and a crown jewel for the Indian Sub continent in terms of beauty that is unparalleled. With replete options of places to see and things to do every moment and time spent is special and worth remembering.