Andaman and Nicobar Islands Tourism – Online Travel Information
Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a union territory of India, with Port Blair as its capital. It is located in The Indian Ocean, and has over 570 islands, out of which only 38 are permanently inhabited. Earlier British used them as an isolated prison for the fighters of Indian Independence, but now these ‘Emerald Islands’ are a famous tourist destination such as Havelock Islands. It has various hotels to cater to the demands of tourists.
Some of the islands in Andaman and Nicobar are hilly in places, covered with tropical jungle and with flat stretches of beaches. Adventure tourism like trekking, Island camping, snorkeling, SCUBA diving are the real attractions.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Travel involve a trip to the 572 pristine islands which cover a total area of 8,249 square kilometers. Located in the Bay of Bengal, the islands include dense forests and canopies of luxuriant greenery which house a great variety of birds, insects as well as other animals. There are about 242 species of birds,46 species of mammals and 78 species of reptiles including the wild cat, green lizards, iguana, wild pig, deer, goats and a wide variety of snakes.
Beaches in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
– Sandy beaches – of these islands are famous for turtle nesting.
– Corbyn’s Cove Tourism Complex
– Radhnagar Beach
– Harminder Bay Beach
– Karmatang Beach