Cellular Jail is one of the famous Historical Place in India. In the British time it was also known as Kala Pani and all the prisoners were kept here as a punishment. Now this is a Historical Museum and many things here to see.
Asia's biggest and oldest saw mill, Chatham Saw Mill, is situated at Chatham Island and is a popular tourist destination. The mill dates back to 1883 and was set up by the British.Chatham Saw Mill also produces sawn timber and handles the production of 'Paduak' - Andaman's well known, premier wood.
Chidiya Tapu - about 31 kms from Port Blair - generally known as the "Bird Island" covered with lush green mangroves and beautiful beach with breath-taking sunset - all of which creates a mesmerizing environment. Optional Activities - Swimming, Trekking.
Beach No. 7 on the western coast, better known as "Radha Nagar" Beach, is one of the most popular beaches on Havelock and was named "Best Beach in Asia" by Time in 2004. Radhanagar beach is a paradise of nature .Seems like god photoshopped it . Sunset is the best thing you can enjoy.
The lime stone caves, full of splendid stalagmites, stalactites and pillar rocks, remain one of the favourite tourist destinations. The trek to reach the caves is adventurous. The limestone caves remain largely unexplored and it is a unique experience. These caves are located about 50 minutes (by sea) away from Baratang Jetty.
Mount Harriet National Park is a national park located in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands union territory of India. The park, established in 1979, covers about 46.62 km sq (18.00 m sq). Mount Harriet (383 mtrs (1,257 ft)), which is part of the park, is the third-highest peak in the Andaman and Nicobar
This shopping center is situated at the city, Port Blair in Andaman Island. This is a cottage industry and emporium, a shopping place for the visitors. The normal package of Andaman island trip covers this place to allow travellers to purchase items. Pearls and gems are not sold here as it is against the Government's clearence.
A mud volcano is created by natural gases emitted by decaying organic matter underground. As the mud is pushed upwards by the gas, it deposits and hardens above ground. As more mud oozes out and spills over the edge it grows in size, gradually forming what you can see today - a miniature volcano with a rich, creamy mud crater at the top.
Once the seat of British power and capital of these Islands, it stands now as a ruin of the bygone days with the old structures almost in debris. A small museum named ‘ Smrita’ holds photographs and other antiques of the Britishers relevant to these islands. A multimedia show (Sound and Light show) is coming up in Ross Islands soon.
Viper Island is near Port Blair in Andaman district in the Andaman Islands, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a union territory of India and was the site of the jail where the British used to imprison convicts and political prisoners. It has the ruins of a gallows atop a hillock. The jail was abandoned when the Cellular Jail was constructed in 1906.
Elephant Beach is approximately 20 minutes by boat from the Havelock Island dock. This destination offers beautiful white sand beach along with an amazing coral reef which starts at a depth less than a metre. The boat ride to Elephant beach passing through the light house is amazing.
Teeming with people and encircled by lush green coconut palms, the Corbyn’s Cove is one of the more busy beaches in the Andaman Islands. This is the closest beach to the Port Blair, a mere 8 kms from the City center. The drive to the beach is a stunning visual treat. You will get quite a view of the Marina Park, the pristine blue sea lining along the entire route.
Aberdeen Bazaar in Port Blair is the most populous and famous commercial hub of Andamans. Locals and tourists flock the market during holidays and weekends to shop. A plethora of shops fill up the streets that offer a wide variety of products. Look out for the coconut shell lamps, bamboo cane craft and jewelry made out of shells. The colorful sarongs, carved wooden furniture, and palm mats are the tradutional products that you can take back home, to provide it with an ethenic touch.
One of the best, and well-maintained museums of Andaman, Anthropological Museum sheds light on the profound and informative portrait of island's local community of tribes. These tribes are considered as one of the oldest in the world. Situated at the Middle Point in Port Blair, this best sightseeing place in Andaman is a historical delight and makes the tourists explore the life of Paleolithic Islanders.
The Collinpur Beach is popular among the tourists due to its vicinity from Port Blair. Nothing can be more entertaining than this. Firstly, the Beach is nearer to the capital city, in fact the gateway to all the islands and beaches. Secondly, the beach is of divine beauty that it creates a spell on the visitors. The beauty of the beach cannot be explained in words.
Located in Port Blair Fisheries Museum is a well-known tourist attraction in the Andaman Islands. This popular sightseeing place of Andaman has a wide range of installations with informative coverage of the islands’ ecosystem, plants, animals, tribal communities and marine life. This museum includes a small aquarium that houses various collections of fishes and corals and shells. This museum is located adjacent to the Rajiv Gandhi Water Sport Complex, Port Blair.
Munda Pahad Trek is a perfect place for nature lovers. The place is also famous for its 46 varieties of endemic birds, white spotted deer and seasonal orchids. Provides a wonderful view of remote islands and flooded corals. Trekking is an option for the wildlife and adventure lovers who tend to explore the lush green forests of the beach. A 1500m trek to the southernmost part of South Andaman from Munda Pahar Beach seems a relishing treat for the action-packed trekkers.
Murugan temple, Situated in the heart of the capital city, Port Blair. The temple is called Vetrimalai Murugan Temple and it is the most well-known place of worship on the island. Andaman and Nicobar Islands is an example of India’s religious and cultural diversity. The main deity here is Lord Muruga. Besides, there are shrines for other Gods and Goddesses like Ganapathi, Lord Shiva and Parvati.
Port Blair, is famous not only as the capital town of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, but is also one of the most favoured tourist locations of vivid people from various corners of the globe. This small city, with different religions and cultures, have number of museums, monuments, historical important places and beautiful beaches that allure tourists. Some important areas in Port Blair that should not be missed during one’s Andaman and Nicobar Island’s tour are discussed here.
Radha Govind Temple is situated at Shadipur Port Blair in the Andaman District of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna, the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Daily, the temple is visited by a large number of people from far and near. Here you can find community singing in praise of the god is performed by the islanders. Main Deity: Lord Krishna Address: Shadipur, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744106, India Temple Timings: 06:00 to 22:00 (All days of the week)
Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex is also named as Andaman Water Sports Complex, this must visit place is filled with fun, excitement and delight. Another added attraction in Andaman is located in the heart of Port Blair. Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex offers the traveller an assortment of thrilling water sports activities and this enticing list includes row boats, paddle boats, etc. In the adventure sports, you will find sports like parasailing (Subject to Availability), banana boats, speed boats, Kayaking etc.
Samudrika Marine Museum is a museum situated in Haddo area of Port Blair in Andaman Islands. The museum is run by the Indian Navy and is one of the popular places to visit during Port Blair tour. Also known as Naval Marine Museum, Samudrika Museum create awareness on various aspects of oceanic environment and houses a vast collection of cells, corals and a few species of colourful fishes of the sea around the islands..
Sri Mahadeva Temple (which will be towering upto 38 ft.in height Including 21.5ft.high gokuram) will occupy an area of 1200 sq.mtr.,on The Bank of Burmanallah,Approximately 15 ft.high from ground level on Hilltop. -The Temple Comprises of Moolsthanam(having 1 shiv lingam Surrounded by 12 jyothir lingams) in front of Nandi Gokuram and Would also accomodate sri vinayagar shrine,shriambal shrine and sri Subramaniyar Shrine along with Navgrah Temple.
Located 15 kms from Port Blair on the road to Wandoor, Sippighat Farm is a place where tourists love to drop by during their visit to these exotic islands of Andaman and Nicobar in India. Besides being resplendent with natural beauty, what adds to the charm of the place is the farming of nuts and spices going on in the area. The area comes under the Government and the Central Agricultural Research Institute which are responsible for carrying out the studies and methods to improve spice cultivation.
The tale of the brave freedom struggle of India is told in a heart-touching Son-et-Lumiere, at the Cellular Jail, and is a prime attraction amid the visiting tourists. Two Hindi shows are organized on a daily basis at 06:00 pm and 07:15 except on Monday, Wednesday and Friday when English shows are held at 07:15
Ross Island is a small island situated about 2kms from the coast of Port Blair . The island is presently un-inhabited and controlled by the Indian navy. The island was the seat of British power in the Andaman for almost 80yrs. The Ross Island was opened for tourists in1993 and has been a very popular destination ever since. The Ross Island has remains of various colonial buildings which include the chief commissioners building, church, cemetery and barracks. Most of the structures are still intact and provide a first-hand insight into the lives of British’s during the colonial period.
At a distance of 24 km from Port Blair, Wandoor Beach is located at Wandoor in South Andaman district of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. It is the gateway to the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park. This is one of the popular places to visit in Andaman Tour. Wandoor Beach is a vast clean beach that overlooks the Jolly Buoy Island. Water is clean and the beach is rocky. The beach is famous for corals and the glass boats that take visitors to Jolly Buoy and Red Skin Island. With calm and clean blue waters, the beach offer soothing ambience to chill and spend quality time. There are changing rooms and benches built for the convenience of the visitors. There are some small food stalls and couple of new resorts in Wandoor. These stalls or hotels operated by the locals, which offers different kind of foods.