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Facts to know about Andaman

Place: Andaman
State: Union Territory
Pincode: 744104
Language: Bengali, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu.
Weather: Summer 26°C to °C, Winter 22°C to °C
Currency: Rupees - INR
Best Time To Visit Andaman: April to March
Ideal Duration: 3-4 Days

Things to do in Andaman:
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A perfect holiday destination Andaman offers you many things to make the time more memorable. Here are some interesting that you can do while you are in this heaven on earth:

Beach Bumming: The picturesque beaches of Andaman extend you white sand to walk and the vast Bay of Bengal to admire the view. You can spend the entire day on the beaches enjoying the calm and serenity they offer.

Water Activities: Swimming, scuba Diving, Banana Boat Rides, Snorkeling, Underwater Walking, Parasailing, Jet Skiing are some of the adventurous water activities that you can enjoy in Andaman. To pump your adrenaline levels a high higher “the Dolphin watching” is the best thing to do.


Places to see in Andaman:
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Cellular Jail National Memorial:

Yes, the surprised look on your face is quite obvious after hearing the word jail but you would be eager to visit this place as it is the famous “Kaala Pani” jail that you would have heard of.  It was a jail during British rule and now has the remains of the political dissidents it once jailed. A beautiful light and sound show is held in this building every day in the evening.

Radhanagar Beach:

The beach has been crowned as “Asia's best beach” by Times Magzine and is indeed one charming place. The turquoise water and the dazzling white sand beaches are the souls of this beach and the breathtaking view of the sunset is the best scenery to watch.  

Mount Harriet & Madhuban:

This 16 kilometer buff from Mount Harriet & Madhuban is one must visit for every trek lover. The picturesque splendor of this terrain offers you the unique flora and fauna of the island. Elephant safari is one of the main attractions of this place.

Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex:

You can enjoy banana rides, boat ride, rowboat sailing, parasailing, jet skiing, etc at this sports complex with your friends and family.


Food and Shopping in Andaman:
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Food in Andaman: Andaman, in terms of food, is a paradise for food lovers. You can find here a perfect mix of south Indian & North Indian food. The rich use of spices and coconut in the local preparations make the food additionally tasty. You would love the taste of the local fish preparations and the lip smacking taste of the local snacks like Banana Chips & Jackfruit Chips.

Shopping in Andaman: You might not get much to shop in Andaman but surely the souvenirs would steal your heart. You can buy wooden, seashell and bamboo made souvenirs for your home and friends.  The Aberdeen Bazaar is one place to shop many things for your home furnishing.


How to reach Andaman:
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By Air: The air network is well connected to Andaman and is the most commonly used mode of travel. The flights are easily available from Chennai Airport and drop you at the Port Blair Airport. The journey time is approximately 2 hours.

By Sea: People love traveling to Andaman through sea route from Chennai, Calcutta, and Vishakhapatnam. Though the journey is time taking one can enjoy the scenic beauty of the waterways of India.

Andaman Distance From Nearby Places

Chennai: 1367 km

Delhi: 2481 km

Kolkata: 1304 km


Food and Shopping in Andaman
Food_1479290670p5.jpg Photo by: planetescape

Food in Andaman: Andaman, in terms of food, is a paradise for food lovers. You can find here a perfect mix of south Indian & North Indian food. The rich use of spices and coconut in the local preparations make the food additionally tasty. You would love the taste of the local fish preparations and the lip smacking taste of the local snacks like Banana Chips & Jackfruit Chips.


Shopping in Andaman:
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You might not get much to shop in Andaman but surely the souvenirs would steal your heart. You can buy wooden, seashell and bamboo made souvenirs for your home and friends.  The Aberdeen Bazaar is one place to shop many things for your home furnishing.


Hellotravel Rating to visit Andaman

Hellotravel rating for Couples - 5 Star
Hellotravel rating for Kids - 2 Star
Hellotravel rating for Family - 5 Star
Hellotravel rating for Friends - 4 Star

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