Andaman Attractions

Andaman and Nicobar Islands remained unexplored for quite many years but now it isn't the same case anymore. Ever since tourism started to be promoted in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, travelers from far and wide have flocked to witness the unbelievable natural and untouched beauty of this place. This archipelago of islands have plenty of offer in terms of sightseeing and one can turn their holiday into an unforgettable one through Andaman holiday sightseeing.

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Neil Island: Situated at a distance of almost 36km from Port Blair, Neil Island is a beautiful retreat surrounded by miles of verdant green forests and sandy beaches. One can easily reach Neil Island through a boat ride from Port Blair and offers an ideal sightseeing option for tourists. One can choose to stay there for few days and enjoy the beauty of its magnificent beaches at Bharatpur, Sitapur and Laxmanpur or even take a day trip and come back to Port Blair the same day.

Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park: Situated a distance of 29km from Port Blair at Wandoor, this spectacular marine park features small and large islands, creeks and the vast expanse of the open sea. One can enjoy the experience of viewing some of the most exotic corals and underwater marine life through the prism of glass bottom boats.

Gandhi Park: This particular sightseeing venue offers plenty of opportunities for the whole family. One can enjoy different kinds of amusement rides, water sports and meander through the nature trails around the lake, gardens and even spot historic remains.

Ross Island: This island was once the headquarters of the British in the Andamans and one can enjoy a half-day trip from Port Blair to this place. Though once it was called 'Paris of the East' due to its charming gardens and quaint ambience, today one gets to see the ruins left behind by the Japanese invasion and the 1941 earthquake.

Cellular Jail National Memorial: Once a former British prison, it has now turned a shrine to the political protesters it had once captured and jailed at this place. It took almost 18 years for the jail to be built, which got completed in 1890 and it played an important role in India's fight for independence against the British rule. The memorial now houses an art gallery, photo gallery and museum.

Mount Harriet: One can take a ferry ride to this place, which offers fascinating views of the sea and the islands. Mount Harriet is considered to be the highest peak in the South Andamans and one can enjoy trek up to Madhuban through a nature trail and spot \ diverse species of birds, animals and butterflies.

Chidiya Tapu: This is another place that is extremely popular as a picnic spot and it is even considered to be the southernmost tip of South Andaman. The verdant green mangroves are inhabited by a species of chirping birds while the beaches of Sylvan Sands and Munda Pahar offer the perfect venue to enjoy a leisurely picnic



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