Enjoy Your Winter Holidays with Andaman and Nicobar Islandsby Amanda Sutcliffe Travel Deals
Andaman and Nicobar Islands are among the few places in India that have started gaining popularity only in recent times. These islands are located at the juncture of the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal. Many who visit these islands often find the islands of Andaman quite captivating. The capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is Port Blair, which is also home to some fabulous beaches. While getting around in these fascinating islands during your winter holidays, you'll also come across some diverse species of animals and birds in the wildlife sanctuaries and national parks.
When you begin your exploration of these islands while enjoying your India tour during winters, you'll get the chance to visit some important places in the capital, Port Blair. It is an island with a rugged coastline and a tropical forest, which would allow you to witness its beautiful natural surroundings. Although it has a hot and moist biome, the picturesque environs on the island are truly exceptional. During your time spent on the island, you can also visit the Cellular Jail National Memorial, which was once a place where many of the Indian freedom fighters were imprisoned. Today, the former prison has been converted into a museum.
Spread over a vast area of 113 square kilometres, Havelock Island is one of the most-visited islands in this part of the world. You'll have the most memorable moments of your winter holidays spent in the Andaman and Nicobar islands while unwinding on the white-sand beaches of Havelock. These beaches are set against the backdrop of rain-fed forests, which enhances their beauty. Among the most famous beaches on the island is Radhanagar Beach and Elephant Beach. While you are on this island, you can also enjoy some thrilling activities, such as snorkelling, trekking, and scuba diving. You can get to this island with the help of ferries run by the government from Port Blair.
Located on the north-eastern side of the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is Neil Island, which is the place where farming is done extensively. It is also an island where you can find some majestic natural settings. After some busy sightseeing schedules, you can have your moments of relaxation on some of its serene spaces. You can go scuba diving while having a wonderful time on Neil Island to explore its spectacular coral reefs. Cycling, game fishing, and glass-bottom boating are also some of the activities you can try while on this island. You can reach this place easily by taking any of the private boats from Port Blair operating daily.
Baratang Island, located about 100 kilometres away from the capital, is relatively unexplored. It has vast expanses of rich natural beauty characterised by thick mangrove forests and lush green meadows. Upon visiting this part of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, you'll also get to explore some amazing mud volcanoes and limestone caves. Formed over millions of years by continuous deposits of corals, seashells, and skeletons of marine life, these caves are home to astonishing limestone formations.
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