Andaman & Nicobar Islands are a group of 572 islands together situated at the east of the mainland INDIA. The Islands are divided into three parts NORTH, MIDDLE AND SOUTH ANDAMAN.
Tourist generally visit SWARAJ DWEEP & SHAHEED DWEEP as a must visit place during there stays in this islands. These places are the main attraction of the tourist as the scenic sunrise, sunset and water sports are breathtaking.
TOP 3 REASONS TO VISIT ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS
1. SWARAJ DWEEP
SWARAJ DWEEP is situated approx. 73 KM From the capital city PORT BLAIR. This distance is mainly covered by private or government ferries. Swaraj Dweep has a lot of scenic spots including the world famous RADHANAGAR BEACH.
This islands offers various water sports activity like PARASAILING, SCUBA DIVING, SCORKELING Etc. As the tourist spots are far away from one another a person can get a rented scooty, bicycle or a cab.
THE FAMOUS RADHA NAGAR BEACH DURING DAY TIME.
PLACES TO VISIT IN SWARAJ DWEEP
- ELEPHANTA BEACH
- RADHANAGAR BEACH
- KALA PATHAR BEACH
- GOVIND NAGAR BEACH
2. SHAHEED DWEEP
SHAHEED DWEEP is situated approx. 53KM from the capital PORT BLAIR . this island is only has an area of 18.9 Sq. Km in total which can be covered by 1 or 2 hours walk, but it is preferred to rent a bike, scooty or cab.
these islands also contributes towards the center attraction of the tourism. The famous natural bridge is situated in this islands.
NATURAL BRIDGE AT SHAHEED DWEEP
PLACES TO VISIT IN SHAHEED DWEEP
- BHARATPUR BEACH
- SITAPUR BEACH
- LAKSHMANPUR BEACH
- NATURAL BRIDGE
3. CELLULAR JAIL
Cellular jail is one of the JAIL made during the era of British colonial government for the purpose of exiling the Criminals and political prisoners.
It is opened on all days except Monday from 8:45 AM – 12:30 AM & 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. The jail also conducts light and sound show to tell about the history of these islands at 6:00 PM in Hindi and 7:15 PM in English
LIGHT AND SOUND SHOW IN CELLULAR JAIL
HOW TO COME TO THESE ISLANDS
A person can either come in Flights or Ship which are a bit costlier during the peak tourism seasons. But the money is worth to spend as you will be astonished by the beauty of these islands.