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2. About the Island Andaman & NicobarIsland is an archipelago ofnearly 600 Islands. Located in the Bay ofBengal, it is close toMyanmar and Thailandthan to India. It is a popular for itsExotic Marine life, Flora &Fauna, History and 3Svacations. Its also a populardestination forHoneymoon travelers,Photography, Adventure,Water sports and Spas. 3. Some more About the Island Out of nearly 600 islands, only 9 are open to tourists. Best time to visit the Island is from January to June. Major cities are Port Blair, Diglipur, Rangat, Mayabunder. 4. Get in The Island can be reachedby Air or Sea. By air the island isconnected to New Delhi,Mumbai, Chennai,Bangalore, Kolkata,Hyderabad, etc. Major Airlines are IndianAirlines, Spice Jet, Indigo,Jet Konnect and Go air. By Sea, the island can bereached from Chennai,Vishakpatnam andKolkata. 5. Stay There are a number ofbeautiful resortsthroughout the Islandchain. Some popular resorts areKaala Pani resorts, Silversands resorts, MunjohOcean Resorts, FortuneResort bay island, SeaPrincess Resorts, TropicalBeach Resorts, etc. The rates vary dependingon the season andlocation. 6. Port Blair Largest city in the Andaman& Nicobar Island. It connects the Island chainto the rest of the world. Popular places to visit areCellular jail, Corbyns cove,Anthropological Museum,Japanese Bunkers, ChatamSaw mill, etc. Local cabs are available forcity tours 7. Popular Tourist destinationsHavelock Island It is the most visited of all the Islands. Best place for relaxing, Scuba diving, beaches, etc. Elephant Beach is a popular beaches in the Island. Other activities include Snorkeling, Trekking, Mangrove Safari and Fishing. 8. Popular Tourist destinationsNeil Island Neil has long beaches goodfor relaxing and chilling outafter the bustle of HavelockIsland. Best way to get there is by aferry. Local sight seeing includeSitapur beach, Sunset Point,Natural Bridge, etc. 9. Popular Tourist destinationsWandoor Wandoor is a small village in the Southern tip of South Andaman. Popularly known as the gateway to the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park. Other place to visit are Jolly Buoy and Red Skin Island. 10. Popular Tourist destinationsBaratang Island Baratang Island is about90km from Port Blair. It is famous for mudvolcano, mangrove forestsand limestone caves. Also has a deserted beachto chill out. 11. Popular Tourist destinationsLong Island Long Island is a small island in the Andaman sea. Popular for its Eco-huts which are run and managed by a group called Blue Planet. Much of the island is forested and unexplored. It is advisable to visit with a guide. 12. Popular Tourist destinationsBarren Island Barren Island is the onlyactive volcano in India. Day trips are arranged tothe island. No additional permits areneeded to visit the island,however it is not possible toset foot on the island, onlyview it from the far. 13. Eat & Drink Seafood is the order of Fresh coconut waters arethe day. popular and widely From upscale restaurants available.of Port Blair to the Small Alcohols are also availableDhabas of Havelock in some restaurants andIsland, fish & shellfish in the English Beer &abounds. Wine Shop in Port Blair Local Indian and and Havelock Islands.International dishes are There are no Pub culturealso available on theor Dance Clubs.mainland and some of the Local Arracks areIslands. available in beach side shacks. 14. Travel information Foreigners need a Restricted Area Permit to visit theAndaman & Nicobar Islands. A return ticket is a must for all foreigners before arrival. Permits can be extended by 15 days in Port Blair, for amaximum single stay of 45 days Indian nationals do not require a permit to visit theAndaman Islands. It is advisable to book tickets and reserve hotels well inadvance to ensure smooth trip. Also advisable to carry suns-cream lotion , dry fruits,torch , medicine, etc. 15. IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS Raj Niwas :33333 Chief Secretary :34087/33110 Secretary (Tourism) : 32801 Principal Chief Conservator of Forest : 33321 Development Commissioner :33205 Chief Engineer, APWD : 30215 Deputy Commissioner :33089 C.M.D.AANIDOC cum shipping :33377 Superintendent of Police : 33077 16. Other useful Telephone Numbers Indian Airlines : Off: 33108/34744 Airport, Port Blair : 32983, 35944 Jet Airways : 36922/36933Fax :03192 - 36944/ 36911 Govt. of India Tourist Office :33006 Railway Reservation :33042 Bus Terminus : 32278 G.B.Pant Hospital Complex :32102/33473 Police Head Quarter :33077/32100