Andaman Islands are a group of islands in the Bay of Bengal. The middle Andaman has moist deciduous forest whereas the north has wet evergreen forest. It contains ferns and orchids, mangroves on the coast. Overall it is very rich in biodiversity with varieties of flora and fauna. It consists of timber woods out of which 30 species are commercial. The holy Rudraksha and the aromatic incense resin trees are also found here. The islands are of a popular feature in Sherlock Holmes mystery.
The hotels in Andaman are handy. Port Blair has hundreds of budget related hotels with reasonable price. During the month of June to September striking discounts are offered. Most of the hotels carry out tour arrangements also. Private hotels are also available apart from Port Blair.
Best time to visit
Andaman has a tropical climate all through the year. The best time to visit Andaman is during the month of October to May. June to September is flat to thunder storms and heavy rains, which makes it difficult for tourists to enjoy the sightseeing. October to May is ideal for sightseeing and also to slot in water sports activities.
Places to visit
Radhanagar beach-a walk on wet sand, this is the place where you can spend much time in watching the waves and you will not even guess whether how much time you have spent. Chidiya Tapu is a great location to see the clean water and the green reserve forest. The Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is perfect for marine lovers. You will find different corals here. Other locations are Corbyn’s corve, Ross Island, limestone cave, etc.
Cellular jail is a historic place to visit though you might not plan to go. Jolly buoy is the best place for snorkeling. Havelock Island is a perfect tourist spot where you can enjoy the magical calmness and the beauty of the beach. The baratang has got the limestone cave where one can do some mini trekking, also the boat ride which will flush out all your imagination and especially if you are an artist, then it is sure to work. The mud volcano in the baratang is one of the 8 mud volcano sites in Andaman. There are many museums in Andaman. But you must indulge yourself in the game fishing India sport where you should do deep sea fishing with eco friendly techniques. There is no night life in Andaman, so you can keep yourself equipped with your pastime and have a great holiday.