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Map of travel points

How to reach these Islands?

The capital city Port Blair is the gateway to reach Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is also possible to land at Campbell Bay or Mayabunder if someone is traveling by ship.

Daily flights are available from Chennai, Kolkata & Bengaluru to reach the capital city of Port Blair. Non-Stop flights are also available from New Delhi, Mumbai and Vishakapatnam to Port Blair


Andaman Administration owned passenger ships operate from Chennai, Kolkata weekly once to Port Blair and between Vizag and Port Blair as per notified schedule.


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Explore Andaman

Attractions

Ross and Smith Island, Butler Bay, Bharatpur, Laxmanpur, Radhanagar - Havelock Island, Mud Volcanoes at Diglipur, Limestone Caves at Baratang, Lalaji Bay Beach, Baludera Beach, Whisper Wave and White Surf Waterfall, Elephant Beach, Merk Bay - North Passage Island, JollyBuoy Island, Cellular Jail, Little Andaman, Red Skin Island, Dhaninallah Mangrove Walk Way, Cutbert Bay, North Bay, Saddle Peak, Elizabeth Bay, Neil Natural Bridge, Parrot Island, Rutland, Cinque Island, Avis Island, Pathilevel Swiflet Caves, Viper Island, Mount Harriet, Wandoor, Chiriyatapu, Moricedera, Museums : Anthropological / Samudrika / Sagarika / Fisheries / Forest / Kalapani/ Chatham Saw Mill and many more....


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Activities at Andaman

Activities at Andaman

Activities

Scuba Diving, Snorkelling, Water Sports, Sea Walk, Trekking, Turtle Nesting, Mangrove Safari, Game Fishing, Island Camping, Beach Combing, Natural Wonders, Research, Heritage Trip, Sun Basking


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Port Blair Live Weather´╗┐
Update : 21-May-2018 12:15 PM
Scattered clouds
Clouds32 %
Temp30.34 °C
Humidity61 %
Pressure1021.8 hpa
Wind Speed1.61 m/s
Wind Direction179.001
Sunrise04:54 AM
Sunset05:36 PM
Ross Island

Historical Monuments
Church ruins at Ross Island

History of Andaman and Nicobar Islands

In December 1788 and 1789 Surveyor Lt. Archibald Blair surveyed the Islands. The area selected for settlement was Port Chatham (Present day Chatham Island).
After two years (1792) the settlement at Chatham Island was shifted to North Andaman and named as Port Cornwallis (Near Current Day Aerial Bay in North Andaman). Soon the North Andaman settlement at Port Cornwallis was abandoned in 1796 due to health issues of the settlement population. In March 1858, Penal settlement was again established near Port Chatham with a first batch of 200 convicts from the 1857 uprising or First war of independence. These islands were occupied by the Japanese from 1942 to 1945 during World War II.
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