Lot of things is there to address the Port Blair like capital City of Andaman Nicobar Island, gateway of Andaman Island, Union territory of India, Mini India, Municipal council etc. And one more beautiful pearl is also there in the crown of Port Blair is the Andaman Nicobar tourism. Incomparable beauty of nature is the strength of Andaman Nicobar island tourism. The clean water is surrounded in Port Blair to reveal the real life of Sea world. Here is the best place to watch the underwater living things by snorkeling, scuba diving, glass floor boat etc. pretty much of the Andaman holiday packages are providing the many types of equipment for the tourists to make underwater game in this island. Wide range of sightseeing is waiting for you in Andaman Islands tourism..
Port Blair is the place where we can find different religions, beliefs, culture, language etc. But they are living happily with all festivals and celebrations. In Port Blair have all facilities for the tourists who want to make their trip to Andaman like Luxurious hotels or Ordinary hotel, all kind of transportations, food courts etc. Cellular Jail, Ross Island, Corbyn’s Cove Beach, Wandoor, Chidya Tapu are some of the attraction in Port Blair.
Best time to Travel
Best time to travel to Port Blair would be between October to May. Though there are lots of tourists prefer to come during the off-season.
Places to See
Here are a select places you must visit when in Port Blair.
Andaman Island was called the Kalapani because of this place where freedom fighters were kept under rigorous imprisonment during the British regime in India. The saga of heroism of our Freedom Fighters can be witnessed here. Not to be missed is the “Light & Sound show” in the evening. More details on timings, location and charges here.
The former British Head-Quarters in Andaman Islands. It is a treat to visit the island just to watch the trees growing on the ancient buildings. Yes, you read me right ! See for yourself; the picture beside says it all. Ross Island is 25 mins from Port Blair. You can take a boat from Aberdeen Jetty.
Corbyn’s Cove Beach
A coconut palm fringed beach located in Port Blair. If sunset watching is what is in your mind and you don’t want to travel too far, this is the place to be. Being the only beach in Port Blair, you’ll find a lot of localites here. Imp: There is no public transport available here. You may hire an auto on to and fro basis, if you don’t have a rented vehicle with you.
A beautiful beach just 25 kms from Port Blair. Famous for snorkeling and coral watching in glass bottom boat among tourists. A day trip to Wandoor might cost somewhere around 2000-4000 if you hire a rental car. You may take a bus from Aberdeen Bazar bus stop if you are in backpacking mode.
As the name suggests, Chidya Tapu means the Bird Island. A place for picturesque sunset and bird watching around 25kms from Port Blair. Taking a drive to ChidyaTapu, you will discover the greener side of Andamans – the evergreen rain forests, the mangrove creeks and the rich flora. Chidya Tapu also has a forest guest house situated on top of a hillock. For bookings one may contact Forest Department.