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It Takes Only 2 Hours 5 Minutes to Reach Port Blair of Andaman Islands

By Emma Dsuza Subscribe to RSS | February 23rd 2012 | Views:
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Andaman Nicobar Islands are in the East of India in Bay of Bengal, and they form part of India’s Union territory, which was first known to the world in 1777 through a British Survey when it was occupied by Negritos and Mongoloids for centuries, although Greek Astronomer Claudius Ptolemaeus had mapped these islands as early as 2nd Century. However, Andaman Islands are beautiful holiday resort today, giving the benefit of Andaman tour, with their Beaches, Museums, Monuments, Picnic Spots, and sometimes with native festivals entertaining he visitors.

Among the beaches, Andaman Tourism Complex of Corbin’s Cove is one of the most beautiful beach resorts, where one enjoys sea bathing and sun-basking, besides excellent hospitality from the eat houses close by, such as The Wave Restaurant, The Peerless Resort and Hombill Nest Guest House.

The Cellular Jail located at Port Blair is a sensational and touchy story teller of the tortures and intimidations that the freedom fighters of India, who were incarcerated in this very prison suffered and this structure was raised in 1906 with individual cells for holding prisoners in solitary confinement. Out of the seven prongs which were constructed originally, three are remaining tact now which are kept as Monuments of India’s freedom struggle, with a light and sound show describing various incidents of the history related to this jail, exciting those who go on Andaman tour.

Port Blair is the Capital of Andaman Islands and it is also the port of entry to these islands, whether by sea or by air and Andaman tour packages start from here.

Havelock Island is 30 km northeast of Port Blair, which is a stunning beach line, is incidentally closer to Phuket of Thailand too. Havelock is a large island spreading over 86 sq km and the clear water around this place is the best spot for snorkeling and scuba diving. Andaman tour participants can enjoy these water sports besides seeing thousands of different species that accomplish the Marine life here.

There are flights from Kolkata for an Andaman tour and the airlines that operate the flights include the following:

•GoAir

•Jet Konnect

•Multiple Airlines

•Air India

•Jet Lite

•Jet Lite Codeshare.

The travel time by air will be around 2 hours 5 minutes to 2 hours 20 minutes for reaching Port Blair in Andaman tours. A traveler can also reach Andaman by sea, which voyage takes 50 to 60 hours. There are four or five sailings from Chennai and Kolkata and one sailing from Vishakhapatnam every month.

Emma Dsuza - About Author:
Emma D'suza is an expert author for travel articles who provides information about international holidays including Andaman Tourism. Get all exclusive information about Andaman Tours.and International Travel Packages.

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