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Andaman

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4 ★
PlaceAndaman
AreaUnion Territory, India
Language Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Nicobarese
WeatherSummer 29°C to 31°C, Winter 21°C to 23°C
Plan before:18 days
Prices starting: 2200/night
Best Time: September, October, November
Ideal Duration4 - 7 Days
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Andaman Overview
76 customer reviews

Rating
Excellent (30)
Very good (22)
Average (13)
Poor (3)
Terrible (8)
Do's & Dont's in Andaman
  • Must See
    91%
  • Comfortable clothes
    91%
  • Parking
    95%
  • Food Joints
    94%
  • Hidden gem
    71%
  • Cleanliness
    89%
Ranking
Ranked 1 out of 2 Places to visit in Union Territory
Ranked 1 in Beach tours
Best Time to Visit Andaman
Best time to visit for Solo - Feburary, September, October
Best time to visit for Couple - September, October, November
Best time to visit for Family and Friends - September, October, November

Ideal duration for holidays in Andaman is 4 - 7 Days, Best for Weeklong trips
Popular amongst travelers from kolkata, mumbai, chennai, bengaluru, hyderabad
Where to Eat?
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.


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Andaman Reviews (76)
Samir kumar dhar
from Kolkata, India
5 ★
Fantast
Amarsinh Shitole
from Miraj, india
4 ★
Washroom facility is not so good. There is no entrance fee.
Hemant R Malani
from Nagpur, India
5 ★
Portblair is like any other city of india full of dirt every where, swaccha Bharat abhiyan has failed here it seems, Havlock is beautiful and clean island,
Garima
from Delhi, India
5 ★
My overall experience in Andaman was Excellent. There is no entrance fee.
traveler
5 ★
Washroom facility is not so good. My overall experience in Andaman was Excellent
visitor
3 ★
My overall experience in Andaman was Good.
traveler
3 ★
Washroom facility is not so good. There is no entrance fee.
user
2 ★
No photography is allowed here.
anonymous
4 ★
Andaman
traveler
3 ★
Washroom facility is not so good. My overall experience in Andaman was Good
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