Andaman

Andaman and Nicobar: The group of Heavens on Earth!

Best Time of Visit

December to March

Ideal Duration for Visit

5 - 6 days

Average Budget

3000 INR per person

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Andaman

Andaman and Nicobar: The group of Heavens on Earth!

Best Time of Visit

December to March

Ideal Duration for Visit

5 - 6 days

Average Budget

3000 INR per person

Planning Toolkit

Summer

People throughout the country visit in summer to enjoy the pleasant season by the sea beach.

Rainy

The forests of Andaman become dense and slippery. Hence Rainy season is advised to be ignored and water sports are unavailable during this period.

Autumn

Autumn is very soothing and hence most people plan their trip during this time.

Winter

Winter is the peak season in Andaman. People spend leisurely time by the beach under the warm sun.

"Cellular Jail" is named as such because…

The name "Cellular Jail" is derived from the solitary cells which prevented any prisoner from communicating with any other.

Ross Island is Subhas Chandra Bose Island!

Ross Island was named after marine surveyor "Daniel Ross". Later it was renamed as "Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island".

The legend of "Viper Island" is…

Legend says, there were numerous viper snakes present on the Island which is how it got its name.

The big blue whale!

The huge skeleton of a Blue Whale in the Samudrika Naval Marine Museum is the special attraction.

Taxis/ Autorickshaws

Taxis and Rickshaws are rented easily and are accessible 24/7.

Rented Bike/ scooties

Two-wheelers are the best option to explore the city.

On Foot

If you are a nature lover, and a traveller by passion, you would enjoy taking strolls on the beach and trekking in the jungle.

Ferry/Ship

Ferries, ships, and cruises are available to visit the water bodies and to reach special beaches.

Language

English and Hindi are majorly spoken.

Crime Ratio

23.8% which is negligible.

Literacy Rate

86.3%

Population

4.34 lakhs

Frequently Asked Questions

The best time to visit Andaman & Nicobar Islands is the duration between October and May. During these months, the weather remains pleasant, ideal for sightseeing, beach excursion, and water sports.

People in Andaman speak Hindi or Bengali, but Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam also are common. Since the Andamanese (native people) were small isolated groups, you may also encounter people speaking dialects of the Andamanese language.

You may require a 5-6 day trip to cover all the major sightseeing and activities. You can also extend your vacation for 9-10 days if you want to visit all the islands.

Since June to September is the monsoon period on the island, it is considered the off-season in Andaman. The weather can be cyclonic or with strong winds.

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