Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountains and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
The Andaman Islands form an archipelago in the Bay of Bengal between India, to the west, and Myanmar, to the north and east. Experience the history and heritage of the Islands which tells the story of Kalapani and return with glimpses of British rule in India. There is the other side of this Island too with deep blue seas and sun-kissed beaches. Discover the joy of the enigmatic Andaman seas and rejuvenates the mind and soul. The famed beauty of Andamans will keep you awestruck and speechless.
The Andaman Islands form an archipelago in the Bay of Bengal between India, to the west, and Myanmar, to the north and east. Most are part of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Union Territory of India, while a small number in the north of the archipelago, including the Coco Islands, belong to Myanmar.
The Andaman Islands are home to the Andamanese, a group of indigenous people that includes a number of tribes including the Jarawa and Sentinelese tribes. While some of the islands can be visited with permits, others including the North Sentinel island are banned for entry by law. The Sentinelese are generally hostile to visitors and have had little contact with any other people. The government protects their right to privacy.
Best time to travel
The ideal season to visit these Islands is during the months between October and May. You will feel calm and soothing amidst fresh air and heart warming sun with temperatures exceeding up to 30°c. This season is also famous for its annual tourism festival that takes place in the month of January.
Cyprus (Cupresses Corneyana).Hindi is the official language of the Andaman, while English is declared an additional official language for communication purposes. Bengali is the most spoken language in Andaman
Sea foods are the main cuisine of Andamanese. So Andaman is the paradise of sea food lovers. Lobsters, Crab, Prawns, Cuttle fish, and fish of every kind is found here. Vegetarians don’t worry!! There are plenty of delicious vegetarian dishes are available.
Arts & Crafts
The Andaman Islands is the best place for those who love to collect different handicraft items from different places to decorate their interior or to keep them as a treasure. The art of the Andaman Islands could be best seen in their crafts made of shells. These shells are used for making beautiful and colorful designing ornaments.
Andaman culture show a mix of the indigenous cultures of the Negroid and the Mongoloid settlers of the island, as well as a more mainstream culture brought down by the descendants of the early settlers in the island from the Indian mainland. The migrants also contributed to the culture of Andaman Islands. The greatest feature of Andaman Islands culture is the peaceful coexistence of these two strains of cultural lives.