The Andaman and Nicobar islands are located off the coast of Indian on the south in the Bay of Bengal. They are rarely spoken about but hey house some of the most scenic sight that the country has to offer. They are not becoming increasingly popular as honeymoon destination due to the tranquillity and privacy that they offer. These unexplored islands offer immense potential to explore. Here is concise list of some of the best tourist attractions that one must visit when it in the Indian islands.
Best Places to Visit in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Being surrounded by water all around, the Andaman and Nicobar islands offer many smaller closely places islands like the Cinque islands known for the underwater coral garden, the Havelock islands being the most popular is known for the camping and clean environment coupled with the red skin islands located in the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park.
Where there are shores and islands there are bounds to be beaches. The popular Sandy Beach is known for its turtle nest. It is home to some of the best variety of turtles rare to the Indian sub-continent like the leather back turtle, Olive Ridely turtle, the hawksbill turtle and the green sea turtle.
Corbyn’s Cove Tourism Complex
This is another beach that has gained immense popularity in the region. This has become more popular as there has been steady sprouting of commercial activities and springing of nearby resorts and beach houses. This is perfect family spot, not suggested for honeymooners due to the intensive commercial activities and lack of private spaces.
This cellular jail has historic significance bearing roots back to the freedom struggles off the Port Blair where freedom fighters were tortured. It is said to have solitary cells on individual confinement thus terming it as cellular jail. This is must see for all those having a keen interest in the history of India.
Ross island again bears a historic significance as it was the capital of Port Blair. It houses some of the oldest monuments where the architecture reflects a clear British taste in the structures like the Chief Commissioner’s House, ballroom, govt. House, church, press, hospital, bakery, swimming pool and the troop barracks. Children can gain educative value with a visit here.
Car Nicobar is the capital of district Nicobar. This offers completely different appeal with rich lands, huts, coconut trees and wooden structures including its entrance to houses built of a wooden ladder.
This is a small island of Nicobar that offers sites like Jhula, East Bay and the West bay. This island has its own significance as it gained popularity after the year 2000 in India. This is an island in an island.
These are some of the well know places of visit in the islands of Andaman and Nicobar in India. You can also see the famous National Museum which is a historic beauty housing some of the memorabilia of the freedom fighters form the cellular jail.