- Cellular Jail, Andaman & Nicobar Island
- Neil Island, Andaman & Nicobar Island
- Elephant Beach, Andaman & Nicobar Island
- Long Island, Andaman & Nicobar Island
- Radhanagar Beach, Andaman & Nicobar Island
- Little Andaman Island, Andaman & Nicobar Island
- Corbyn’s Cove Beach, Andaman & Nicobar Island
- Laxmanpur Beach, Andaman & Nicobar Island
- Havelock Island, Andaman & Nicobar Island
- Ross Island, Andaman & Nicobar Island
Cellular Jail is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Andaman & Nicobar Island. The Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Pani (Black Water), was a colonial prison in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. During India’s colonial rule, the British built Cellular Jail in Andaman.
The British used Andaman Island as a prison in the days following the Revolt of 1857. The British specifically used the prison to deport political prisoners in the distant archipelago (sometimes called an island group, cluster, or collection of islands). The prison began to be constructed in 1896 and finished in 1906. Today, it is a monument to the national memory.
Shaheed Dweep, originally known as Neil Island, is an island of the Andaman Islands, located in Ritchie’s Archipelago (A group of smaller islands). Located 36 km northeast of Port Blair, Neil Island is located between Havelock Island and Rose Island.
Neil Island is named after the British brigade general, James Neil, who fought on behalf of the British East India Company in the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857. It is renamed Shaheed Dweep in December 2018 in honor of Subhas Chandra Bose.
Spread over a small area of only 13.7 sq km, the Island is best suited for those who want to spend a relaxing time at the beach. Ramnagar Beach, Bharatpur Beach, Laxmanpur Beach, Sitapur Beach, Natural Bridge are some of the most popular places to be visited on Neil Island.
Located in Havelock Island, Elephant beach is one of the best places to visit in the Andaman Islands. An ideal place for a relaxing time with food and drink, Havelock is located 57 kilometers away towards the North East of Port Blair. In addition to the scenic beach, Elephant Beach also provides several additional attractions.
Spread over a small area of 18 square kilometers in Andaman Island, Long Island has its power-house, bank, wireless facilities, police station, hospital, and a temple. At a distance of 80 kilometers from Port Blair, Long Island is a modern village with a population of around 2000.
With beautiful beaches, a cozy cave, green rolling hills, and stunning mangroves, Long Island is one of the most popular places in Andaman & Nicobar Island. Lalaji Bay, Merk Bay Beach, and Guitar Island (in the shape of a guitar) are the most visiting places in Long Island.
Radhanagar Beach, Also known as Beach no 7 in Andaman Island is one of the most beautiful beaches in India. Pristine stretches of sand backed by turquoise waters and lush forest, Radhanagar Beach is one of the most popular places in Andaman & Nicobar Island.
Situated on Havelock Island, the Beach awarded as ‘Best Beach of Asia’ and ‘7th best beach in the world’ by TIME Magazine in 2004. Ideal place for sunbathing or swimming, Radhanagar Beach offers beautiful sunrise and sunset.
Besides the beach scene, visitors can also enjoy water sports such as Scuba diving, Boating, and Parasailing.
At a distance of 120 km from Port Blair, the Little Andaman Island are the fourth largest island in the Andaman Islands, located at the southern end of the archipelago. Spread over a vast area of 707 square kilometers, Little Andaman Island is one of the most famous places for sightseeing in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
Butler Bay Beach is Little Andaman’s most famous and beautiful beach. The two stunning waterfalls that attract tourists are the main attractions in Little Andaman. The White Surf Waterfall and the Whisper Wave Waterfall are located at a distance of 6.5 km and 20 km respectively from the Hut Bay Jetty.
An ideal place for taking pleasure in sunbathing and swimming, Corbyn’s Cove beach is one of the more busy beaches in the Andaman Islands. Corbin’s Cove Beach allows tourists to relax with pleasant blue seawater and enjoy various water sports on the beach.
From here visitors also get a chance to travel to Snake Island, where many poisonous snakes claim to be present. Corbyn’s Cove Beach is an ideal place for swimmers. Boating, jet-skiing, and water-scooters are quite popular on Corbin’s Cove Beach in Port Blair.
Located at a distance of 2 kilometers from Neil Jetty, Laxmanpur Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches of Neil Island and it is in the village of Laxmanpur. An ideal place for swimming and sunbathing, Laxmanpur beach is considered to be the sunset point for the visitors.
Because of its amazing beauty, Laxmanpur is one of the most visited beaches in India. Laxmanpur Beach also offers some adventure sports such as snorkeling and diving.
Spread over a vast area of 114 square kilometers, Havelock Island comes under the South Andaman Administrative District, part of the Indian Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Havelock Island, officially Swaraj Island is situated 57 kilometers north-east of the capital city Port Blair, is one of the largest and most popular islands in Andaman and Nicobar. Havelock Island is one of the largest islands in the Andaman Islands, consisting of a chain of islands east of Great Andaman.
Havelock is named after Sir Henry Havelock, a British general who served in India. It was renamed Swaraj Island in December 2018 to honor Subhas Chandra Bose.
On 30 December 1943, Bose hoisted the Indian flag at Port Blair and declared the Andaman and Nicobar Islands free from British rule. The Andaman Islands are located in the Andaman Sea across the Bay of Bengal. Havelock Island has various shops that offer delicious local foods.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island, formerly known as Ross Island, is an island and is situated about 3 kilometers east of central Port Blair. The Ross Island is named after the marine surveyor Captain Daniel Ross. It was renamed Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island in December 2018 in memory of Subhas Chandra Bose.
The Island was the British Colony’s headquarters and today houses ruins of the buildings that were constructed during the British era. A particularly famous location on Ross Island, the Farzand Ali Store is presently maintained as a museum. The Farzand Ali Store has many photographs that reveal a lot about the British period and their past activities. The island still has the remnants of the famed printing press here.