The Andaman and Nicobar Islands swim in spectacular isolation in the Bay of Bengal, east of the main geography of India. When a mountainous border extending from Myanmar to Indonesia, these picturesque wavy islands, islets around 572, are covered with dense rain, moist and evergreen forests and everlasting species of exotic flora and fauna. Most of these islands (about 550) are in the Andaman group, of which 28 are inhabited. Small Nicobar has 22 main islands (10 habitats) Andaman Island and Nicobar Insland are separated by a ten degree channel which is 150 kilometers. Detailed.
These islands have a historically significant place of independence fighting days. Cellular Jails, Ross Island, Viper Island, Hottstown and Mount Harriet Andaman Island and Nicobar Island have been declared as two of the world's 218 cultural bird regions. These islands currently record 270 species and subspecies of birds, 106 of which are local. Andaman wood pigeon, Andaman padok and dugong are declared as state bird, state tree and state animal respectively. The islands have about 96 wildlife sanctuaries, nine national parks and a biosphere reserve. These islands are blessed with the elevation of both the southwest and north-east monsoons.
Information about the history of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Both Island have been inhabited for several thousand years, at the very least. Older archaeological evidence yet documented goes back some 2,200 years; However, studies of genetic, cultural and linguistic segregation indicate that habitats dating back 30,000–60000 years, are fine in the Middle Polyolithic. In the Andaman Islands, various Andamanese people maintained their separate existence through the vast majority of this time, diversifying into separate linguistic, cultural and regional groups. When they first came into contact with outside groups in the 1850s, the Andamanese had indigenous peoples: the Great Andamanese, who collectively represent at least 10 distinct sub-groups and languages; Jarawa: Jungle (or Rutland Jarawa); Onge; And Sentinelis (the most distinct of all groups). The indigenous people of Nicobar (not related to the Andamanese) have equally isolated and long association with the islands. There are two main groups: Nicobaris, or Nicobaris, live in many islands; And Champagne, confined to the interior of Great Nicobar.
Information about the climate and geography of Andaman
The islands have a tropical climate. The southwest monsoon is located in the Andaman and Nicobar islands in late May and the northeast monsoon in November. There is no fury of hot summer, no cold winter, no water wear or traffic jam. For those who want to go boating, swimming, snorkeling, sightseeing, the weather is there for all 12 months. North Indians relieve burning heat and cold winters if they visit the island in May / June / July and December / January. The season for nature lovers is May to December when the forest is lush green and waterfall is its prime minister. Divers can enjoy the best during December to April and keep an eye on the bird during the winter time.
General Information about Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a Union Territory of India located in the Bay of Bengal. The capital of both Island is Port Blair. It consists of about 527 islands both small and large.The beaches of these islands span about 100 kilometers. The islands are covered with dense forest around. The land of the islands is about 8,293 square kilometers.
The islands consist of 2 groups, both these groups of Andaman and Nicobar have been separated from the capital Blair at a distance of about 300 km. 92% of the total land area is with rain forests. Out of 527 islands, only 38 islands we find residents, the rest of the land is barren.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands are located close to Burma's Arakanmo mountain range, located on the side of Sumatra, Indonesia. Andaman is a developing country where people are cultured and literate.
The people of the islands speak many languages, peace is completely over as there are no political or communal riots or atrocities. Not only the beauty of nature and various seductive features but the peace loving people have made the Andaman and Nicobar Islands a tourist destination for foreign tourists.
Quality education is imparted to the people. Medical facilities are qualitative. People are very much aware of their rights and concessions and do so in order to follow and maintain their standards. People enjoy many freedoms. They have no boundaries. They live in harmony. This is a rare sight one finds in India which is unusual because it has obstacles, political and communal riots, and low conditions in other parts of India. To soothe
People living here are descendants of captives from other parts of India, refugees who have settled in countries such as Bangladesh, Burma and Sri Lanka and government officials and army personnel. There are people of different castes and creeds, but these differences have not affected the people, instead they have formed a harmonious society.
The dream of the great leader Mahatma Gandhi to find a peaceful country has come true, as this new land, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has become a reality. People from different states and union territories have free access to these islands. If they wish to settle in these islands they are permitted to obtain permanent resident status. Special permission is not required to settle in these islands but tourists from other countries who wish to visit these islands will have to obtain prior permission from the Government of India. They are given a visa for 30 days to visit the islands.
Information about tourist destinations of Andaman Islands
Tourists from all over the world travel around the country, as well as enjoy the land, climate, and people and historical monuments found at that place. Even the least spoken places have many tourist destinations to enjoy. These distinct groups of islands also have many tourist spots.
Information about Chatham Saw Mill of Andaman
One of Asia’s largest saw mills during the British Empire, Chatham Hundred Mill, was built here. Expensive forests like patak, marble, cursons and satin wood are cut into plates, blocks and sleepers of all sizes. They are dropped into chemical solutions and then sold. It is used for islanders as well as people from other states. They should get permits to use these forests for their homes, government offices and factories. Containers complete these huge logs of forest in other states of India by ships. 1000 workers work in this mill and are owned by the government. Tourists are allowed to watch the process in this mill. There is a museum near the forest department in Hadu, a store house of the type of trees available in the islands. Trees and its variants are displayed by their names Wooden handicrafts are displayed and sold. There is also a small zoo in Hadu, where rare species of birds, crocodiles, monkeys, foxes, pythons, deer, wild goats, pigs, parrots and pigeons are found. Hadoo has a Naval Maritime Museum established in Samrudrika, where corals, shells, fish, sea creatures are found here. Naval costumes, equipment and weapons are also displayed. We also find documentaries from the same island. There is an anthropological museum in Phoenix Bay where weapons, pottery, hut models, wooden boats and photographs of native tribes are displayed. It depicts one of the five cultural heritage of the tribes. Another national monument is the Cellular Jail located in Atlanta point which was built by the British. It is a symbol of cruelty and ruthless behavior that was imposed on British freedom fighters.
Information about the Fishers Museum of Andaman
The Fishermen’s Museum located in Aberdeen Jetty has many strange sea creatures and fishermen are visiting. Fishermen of great quality are exported from here. Those interested in getting information about the fishermen can visit this museum. Corbin has a beach called Cove Beach which is natural and has a beautiful beach next to the capital city surrounded by coconut palms. Favorite sports are sea swimming, sun bathing, and combining and riding the beach. One has the facility to change clothes after swimming. A restaurant is nearby where drinks and snacks can be found. Well people stay at the Star Hotel facing the beach. There is a water sports complex named after Aberdeen Water where there are Everdean water sports where rowing boats, pedal boats, kayak aqua cycles, aqua glides and bumper are available. There is also a small pool. People can enjoy deep sea water sports
Information about Marine Park of Andaman
A marine park is located near the Aberdeen jetty. This family is a suitable place for picnics and one can taste the sea breeze. It is an amusement park, a toy train and a traffic park that explain traffic rules and road safety for children. A sound and light show takes place in the Cellular Jail, where discrimination can be found at a specific time, both in English and in English. Tickets are sold at the entrance of the prison. Sipikot Central Agricultural Research Farm belonging to the Central Government is near Port Blair, about 14 km from the city. The center cultivates experimental crops, vegetables, fragrances and perfumes. The area is on a stretch of about 80 taxa, researchers are also built on marine creatures and fishermen.
Wandoor Beach and Mahatma Gandhi marine national park
Vandoor beach and Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is a beautiful place located 29 km from Port Blair. Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park has been constructed on these islands which is about 281.50g. Km People come here in coral reefs, deep sea animals and mangrove forests. The pristine beach adds beauty to the beach tourists will surely love the fun.
A small port charter jolly boe and boats to the Red Skin Islands are the harbor of Mahatma Gandhi Park, the jolly buoy and red skin island. Clean sand and swimming pools add fun to these islands. Water is clear and transport. Lots of fish of many colors swim without fear of humans. The lifestyle of deep sea creatures can be seen. It is a half-day journey. Tourists should take food and water with them. Mount Harriet, a large mountain 55 km from Port Blair, was about 365 meters above sea level. One has to travel by boat to the pump plot and travel 15 km by car. Phoenix Bay is the starting point for boats in the ferry to the bamboo plot. The Governor of the British Empire spent his summer on this mountain. The entire government also functioned here during the British rule. It has a wonderful atmosphere, Verdant forest, secluded, blue sky, scene filled with pristine beaches are rare places from this mountain. This mountain is a favorite place for private people and is also a builder’s paradise. The mountain also has a government tourist house.
Information about Ross Island in Andaman
Ross Island which is the capital during British rule opposite Aberdeen jetty. It is now a part of the naval force. It is near Phoenix Bay and can be reached via island cruises. Some ruins maintained by the British authorities still remain. A museum called ‘Smritaka’, built by the naval force, is also located here. Photo copies of letters written by British officials, photographs and detailed documentary about the island are found in the museum. Due to the earthquake, parts of the island are sinking. A few years later the island could sink completely. Deer and peacocks can be found in abundance in this island, it is pleasant during the day. There is a cemetery for the British The island is completely surrounded by coconut palms. It also tells bad stories of the past.
Information about Andaman’s bird island
Chidiya Tapu, which is in South Andaman, is located 26 km from Port Blair. The forests here are dense and have a beautiful beach. It is a fully populated village with birds. The sunset between the mountains is amazing. Favorite sport in Chidiya Tapu is snorkeling and boat ride. The industrial emporium at Sagarika is an emporium for wooden handicrafts made by the government in Port Blair. This emporium displays a variety of furniture, wooden dolls, chairs, wooden utensils, shell ornaments, wooden sticks made of wood and decorative lamps. Material prices are cheap
Information about Gandhi Park of Andaman
Gandhi Park is located near the Lieutenant Governor’s residence. It is also located near Sri Vetrimalai Murugan Temple. Gandhi Park has been constructed at Dil Dharan Lake. There is an ancient Buddha temple in the park. There is also a statue of Gandhi in a seated position, where children enjoy giant wheels, bumper boats and boat rides. This place is well suited as families can enjoy their weekends. The park also has a restaurant Port Blair offers cruise rides. From Port Blair, in some islands to tourist and people islands, such as Ross Island, Hadu, Panighat, Viper Island, Harbor and floating shipping yards.
Information about Madhar Baba Dargah of Andaman
Mother Baba Durga is situated on the route to the cove of the Corbian. It is believed that a person who wishes to get something will get it from Baba’s grace. Animal sacrifices are common and are served with food to devotees. People come here irrespective of their artists and creeds, Rangat-Kurt Bay is in central Andaman which is about 170 km from Port Blair. The means of transport of this bay are both by road as well as by boat. The population here is next to Port Blair. The village is surrounded by mountains. The place is quiet and calm. Turtles lay eggs on the coastline of this village. There are both government and private resorts.
There is another picnic spot in the middle Andaman, Mango-Kunj beach, a beach found in Rangat. This place is full of commercial viability. Foreign tourists will surely have fun and enjoy this place. The waves of this beach are very high and strong. Maya Bandar is a dense forest in north Andaman, about 240 kilometers from Port Blair. There is a port near by. The office of top police officers, government offices and educational institutions is here. It is a busy place Karamtang Beach in North Andaman is also about 10 km from Maya Bandar. The beach is beautiful because it has white waves. The Yatri Niwas, a government tourist home, is close to this beach.
Information about Diglipur in Andaman
Diggipur is also in North Andaman. One has to row from Maya Bandar to Kalighat and travel by bus from Diglipur to Diglipur. There is no way for 46 km. The wooden logs of the elephant cart Diglipur have to be crossed through a dense forest to reach Digallipur. Bengali is abundant here only few Tamil people live here. The Kalpang River has a hydroelectric power project. One day is needed to enjoy this place Havelock Island is in South Andaman. It is about 30 kilometers from Port Blair. There is no road transport. It is a peaceful island. Havelock Island has the Ruddhnagar beach which is a natural one. Dense forests are found in the beach, elephants bathe and drink sober drinks. Nature lovers who like to stay here all the time.
Information about the Nile Islands of Andaman
Neil Island is 32 km from Port Blair. To reach the island from Port Blair one has to travel by boat. It is a very small island both Bengalis and Tamilians live here. Garden crops are found here and taken to Port Blair. Those who like to be alone will suit this place well. The little Andaman harbor is a little far from Blair and small ships are required to travel to Little Andaman. The journey time is ten hours. Hoot Bay is the capital city of Little Andaman. It is the headquarters of Andaman and Nicobar Island Harbor and home to some other refugees from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The fields, the palm trees, are cultivated. Palm oil is extracted from factories. There is a huge waterfall in the central part of the island. The habitat of the Nicobari tribes is a part of the island of Harmander Bay. Onogi tribes live in Tweak Creek. Malaka Kar is found in Nicobar. On the beach there is a temple built for Lord Murugan. The pilgrimage site ‘Sri Gyanandandayudhapani’ made by Tamils is in the rosary. Christian tribes which are populated here some Tamil people live here.
The border of Nicobar is Campbell Bay. The journey to Campbell Bay is called Indira Point. It is 60 miles away from Indonesia, the real and historical name of this place is Nakkaram. Nakadam features in ancient Tamil literature. The river Kalathay runs here. Visit the exotic turtle island. They come here and come back. There is crocodile in the shore, this island is often coming from earthquakes and cyclones Ex-army people live here.
There is a tourism festival in the islands. It is organized to encourage tourists to come in abundance. Decorations are done before the festival starts. Both government and private shutters are displayed during the festival stalls. The festival goes on for 10 days. We can both showcase our talents in music, dance, poetry and debate to North Indian, South Indian artists. The festival takes place every year during the second week of February. The festival was inaugurated by V.I.P. from India. Done through. Port Blair will get more crowded during these 10 days.