Tourist Attractions in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
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Andaman and Nicobar Tourism
Altitude: Varies from sea-level to 732 metres. (Highest Point- Saddle Peak).
Temperature (°C): Min 23, Max30
Rainfall: 3000 mms (May to Mid-September & November to January).
Relative Humidity: 70% to 90%.
Forest cover: 86%.
Best Season: October to April.
Clothings: Cottons throughout the year.
Languages Spoken: Nicobari, Bengali, Tamil, Telegu, Malayalam, Hindi, English.
Laid in record time in the heart of Port Blair, it is an enticing park comprising of a children’s park, amusement park, deer park, water sports facilities, Japanese temple, nature walk and a restaurant.
One of the most picturesque beaches, it is ideal for sun-bathing. It has a tourist complex which offers a range of water sports facilities.
Built in 1975, this small but informative museum showcases the four Negroid tribes of the Andamans, viz, the Jarawas, Sentinelese, Andamanese and the Onges, and two Mongoloid tribes of the Nicobars, viz, the Nicobarese and the Shompens.
With its display of about 350 species of sea-life, rare varieties of coral, the museum reflects the enormous marine life and wealth submerged in the waters of these islands.
Once the seat of British power and capital of these islands, it now stands as an imposing relic, with the old structure almost in debris. A small museum displays photographs and other antiques of the Britishers, relevant to these islands.
M.G. Marine National Park
The Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park at Wandoor, is at a distance of 29 km from Port Blair, covering an area of 281.5 sq km. This marine park made up of open sea, creeks and 15 islands, is one of the largest of its kind, in the world. Coral reefs, a plethora of exotic coral fish and other marine life abound in this area. The Directorate of Tourism, and other private tour operators operate conducted tours to the park.
A superb place for swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing and camping.
About 38 km from Port Blair, this island boasts of virgin beaches, and an unpolluted environment.