Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a union territory of India. There is a total of 572 islands. The capital is Port Blair. It is a popular tourist destination for Indian tourists as well as for international tourists.
The total area of this union territory of India is 8250 km square. The population density in Andaman and Nicobar islands is less compared to other union territories or states.
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
When I visited this beautiful union territory. I observed that the major spoken language here is Hindi, Bengali, and English.
The highest peak in the Andaman and Nicobar islands is the saddle peak. The altitude of this peak is 732 m. For someone, who thinks it’s a small island, there aren’t many places to visit. Then, you are wrong. There are too many places to visit in Andaman.
Even you can have long drives in this beautiful union territory. When I had visited this place, In my tour package all the thing were pre planned.
In the day 2, I go to a long drive of about 100 kilometres. We had to go through the area of the jarawas. On this drive in the area of jarawas, no overtaking is allowed and no photography is allowed.
NH4 is the main highway of this union territory. The total length of NH4 is 230 KM (approx).
Andaman tourist Places – Places to visit in Andaman
If you thinking to plan a andaman tour then you should check these destinations. I visited all these places and listed some best places for andaman tour.
1. Cellular Jail
Cellular jail is the most popular tourist destination in andaman. Visit this place, have a sightseeing, some photos, and memories. You have to buy tickets for light show which starts in the evening.
2. Havelock Island
Most of the people go to havelock island from PortBlair by MV makruzz cruise. The distance between these two places is 55 KM approx.
3. Elephant beach
Elephant beach is another popular andaman tour place. You can also find scuba diving near by.
4. Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Island
When I visited this place at that time, the name of this island was ross island. This island is in the south Andaman. It is a small island and the only activity is sightseeing.
5. Barren Island
It is India only active volcano. This volcano recently erupted in 2017. So, before adding this place in your journey make sure it with your travel agent.
6. Shaheed Dweep
Neil island name changed to shaheed dweep in the year 2018. Shaheed dweep is another famous tourist hub in andaman. So, if you are planning for andaman tour, don’t miss this place.
7. Baratang Island
The main attraction in the Baratang island is mud volcano. You have to reach this place by ferry and then take a jeep to reach the mud volcano. You can see this image taken by me.
8. Rajiv gandhi water sports complex
You can enjoy water activities in this complex. Jet skiing is the most popular to do activity. This is me in the rajiv gandhi water sports complex.
9. Port Blair
Port Blair is a beautiful capital city of Andaman and Nicobar islands. Explore and have a sightseeing of the city tour.
Activities to do in Andaman and Nicobar islands
1. Scuba Diving
2. Relax at beach
4. Glass bottom boat ride
7. Long drive
8. Boat ride
9. Visit lime stone caves
10. Jet Skiing
Images of Activities and Tourist Places
1.Scuba Diving – I did scuba diving in the havelock island but it is also available in many places in the Andaman and Nicobar islands.
2. Boat Ride
3. Cruise ride from Port Blair to Havelock
4. Lime stone caves
5. This is the image of NH4 Andaman and Nicobar islands, Driving through the areas of Jarawas. No overtaking and photo capturing allowed in this area. Still, I captured only one image at the starting.
6. Relaxing at the beach (Havelock island)
7. Driving on the roads of Port Blair and enjoying the city sightseeing.