Things to do in Port Blair
Water, sand, lush green forests and a pretty sun that is all that makes a Port Blair hence there are a lot many activities for you to relish here in this amazing island.
Sail through the water
The best experience that you can ever get while sailing a boat is going through the low bamboo bridges that offers you the thrill and excitement. The Baratang Island is the perfect place to try this ride. You can also visit the limestone caves and if lucky get a chance to see the crocodiles.
Banana ride, scuba diving, snorkeling and motorbike boating are some of the water sports that you can try your hands on. There are many agencies in Port Blair that organize these water activities and you can take any of them after paying the ticket.
Stroll on the Beach
The sunsets and sunrises in the islands are miraculous. They are the perfect romantic thing that you can experience with your partner hand in hand. An evening walk on the warm sand and a sip of your favorite champagne would make a perfect date.
Places to see in Port Blair
If you thought that Port Blair would be all about beaches, you will be surprised to see the Mount Harriet just 15 kilometers from Port Blair. With a super height of 1200 feets, the mountain offers you a picturesque view of the terrain down the hill. The Havelock Island and the Ross island looks just picture perfect from this height.
If sunbathing and water sports are your thing then you must go to Corbyn’s cave. It is just 15 kilometers away from the main city and is a perfect place to play in the sun and rest down on the warm sand. The dense Palm trees give you the perfect breeze and shade to mix your sunbathing with occasional chills and calming winds.
Samudrika Marine Museum
Explore the life under the sea in this museum of Port Blair. It has more than 350 ieties of sea animals including corals, fishes, crabs and a huge skeleton of a blue whale. There is more you might see a clown fish here in the museum which looks exactly like the little Nemo.
It is also known as Bird Island and gets its name because of the many hummingbirds singing their parody here. The white sand beaches and the tranquil water add to the splendor of the birds and make this a perfect place for a romantic getaway. You can also find red- breasted parakeets, emerald dove, sparrows and drongos here.
Food and Shopping in Port Blair
Food in Port Blair
There are many resorts and restaurants in Port Blair that serve you the best of the local food. The lip smacking taste of the locally prepared seafood is paramount. You can relish in local and continental cuisine on the beach side and eat while you see the light reflect from the water making it glitter.
Shopping in Port Blair
The Aberdeen Bazaar is the best place to shop in Port Blair. You can buy many souvenirs here made with coconut, bamboo, seashells, etc. Pearl jewelry of Port Blair is also renowned across the globe.
Port Blair by Air
The Port Blair international airport have regular flights from Indian cities as well as abroad. From the airport, you can further take a taxi to the main city.
Port Blair by Water
Traveling to Port Blair via water may be a great choice only if you have enough patience to spend days sailing. It takes some good 2-3 days to reach Port Blair from different cities of India. You reach Port Blair from Kolkata in 66 hours, from Chennai in 60 hours and from Vishakhapatnam in 56 hours.
Port Blair Distance from near by Places
Port Blair from Chennai 1367 Kilometers
Port Blair from Kolkata 1304 Kilometers
Port Blair from Vishakhapatnam 1224 Kilometers
NADHIYA B from CHENNAI, India
My overall experience in Port Blair was Good.
Jayamala from Bangalore, India
Must see once in your life time
Deepak Varma from Chandigarh, India
No photography is allowed here.
Sai santosh from Delhi, India
awesome location with nice sea view
Pravin from Navi Mumbai, India
Nice place for stay here and to collect the sweet memories of nature
BHARAT from Delhi, India
My overall experience in Port Blair was Very Good.
Kamal from DELHI, India
Washroom facility is not so good. There is no entrance fee.
Makhan Singh from New Delhi, India
No photography is allowed here.
SAIKAT MONDAL from Kolkata, India
Trip was good but hotel was not so good
Sanjoy Dutt from Kolkata, India
Superb holiday destina