How many days are sufficient to tour the Andaman Islands?
In a week long trip you can cover the main attractions and tourists islands on Andaman like Port Blair, Havelock and Neil island. If you wish to explore the various north and south islands then plan for a 10 day trip to Andaman.
What is the language spoken in Andaman?
The official languages of the island are Hindi and English. Bengali is the most common spoken language. You will also find people speaking other languages like Tamil and Malayalam.
How is the nightlife in Andaman?
Sun rises and sets early in the Andaman Islands. Loud parties till the wee hours of the morning are not mainstream in these areas. You may find bars at the hotels and even DJ’s but the avenues will be restricted to Port Blair and Havelock islands.
On the other hand if you are looking for offbeat experiences like spending time with your loved ones in parks, taking a cruise or scuba diving at night then you will not be disappointed.
What are the festivals celebrated in Andaman?
All Indian festivals like Diwali, Holi, Christmas etc. are celebrated. There are also other festivals like Island tourism festival, Subhash mela, beach festival, music festival, food festival and World Tourism Day that are celebrated with much gusto on the island.
What to do in Port Blair?
Port Blair is a gateway to the beautiful Andaman Islands. If you are interested in history, the cellular jail museum is a must visit. You can enjoy light and sound show here in the evening. Other nearby places of interest are Japanese war bunkers, Chatham Saw Mill, Samudrika Marine Museum, Anthropological Museum, Chidya Tapu, Corbyn Covey Beach, Ross Island, Viper Island, North Bay Island, Jolly Bouy Island, Rutland Island, Barren Island and Red Skin Island.You can also shop for souvenirs in the local bazar at Port Blair.