Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
A tour among the best places to visit in Andaman and Nicobar Islands should actually start from its capital : Port Blair offers several interesting venues and attractions.
The Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park comprises of 15 small and large islands. Experiencing the screening of underwater marine life, snorkeling and scuba diving is a memorable experience for the first time visitor.
Gandhi Park, Sippighat Farm, Mount Harriet and the Mini Zoo at Haddo are the main attractions which shouldn’t be missed.
As for the main islands of Andaman and Nicobar, Ross Island remnants from the 1941 earthquake which devastated this small island are still visible. They are inclusive of a Church, a swimming pool, a cemetery and the Chief Commissioner’s mansion.
Also present is a small museum named Smritika which has an excellent anthology of old records.
Viper Island is situated very close to Port Blair instead. This island was the old Jail which was used during the British Raj to harbor convicts. Ruins atop a hillock are visible.
Corbyn’s Cove : this beautiful beach is fringed with palm trees. This beach is ideal for swimming, sun basking and surfing. Different facilities like water sports are obtainable.
Chatham Saw Mill is considered to be one of the Largest and Oldest saw mills in Asia, this mill, built on a tiny island is joined to Port Blair by a bridge.
This island has the second biggest jetty where island mainland ships can moor.