Picturesque beaches, crystal clear water and a bit of history make the Andamans the perfect choice for a laid-back, enjoyable vacation, with long treks, lazing around in the island backwaters and, for the more adventurous, deep sea diving. From the multicultural town of Port Blair to the pristine white beaches of Neil and Havelock Islands and the limestone caves of Diglipur, the Andamans offer something for every tourist.
Long fabled among travellers for its gorgeous beaches, underwater wonders and primeval location in the middle of nowhere, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands are still the ideal place to get away from it all. The archipelago has around 572 islands of which only 36 are open to tourists. The island population is an interesting mix of south Indian and Southeast Asian settlers, as well as Negrito ethnic groups on some islands whose arrival here still has anthropologists baffled.
Adding to the intrigue is the fascinating ecosystem that exists on the island – the spectacular coral reefs, the biggest crabs, the largest turtles, the most vibrant fish and the most beautiful butterflies.
While most of us know about Andaman and Nicobar’s legendary beauty and charm, these emerald isles are intriguing in more than one way. Ptolemy and Marco Polo documented the isles as home to fierce man-hunters and Jean-Jacques Cousteau dedicated a movie to them called Invisible Islands.Read More
Not many people would consider Andaman as their wedding destination owing to it not being much publicized. Andaman might be a secluded place, but it is nothing less of being picture perfect with widespread flora and fauna, and if you want a wedding away from the bustling of city life and amidst startling natural beauty and tranquility, then Andaman is the place to be.Read More
A rather secluded island, Long Island somehow contradicts its own name; it is a small island with just one village in it. This could be a dream come true for the travelers who have been thinking of staying in a place where the rush of responsibilities don’t eat away life. This slow-paced vibe is a spa to your senses. Long Island is gracefully simple. You may not find constant honking of the motor vehicles around. There is one government headed guest house and some beautiful eco-huts headed by Blue Planet. Blue Planet also hosts diving and other sports activities here. Some amazing spots of the Long Island are Lalaji Bay and Merk Bay. There are forest areas too; there is always a canvas for the explorer in you.Read More