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Andaman and Nicobar Islands

  • Natural Bridge on Neil Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Natural Bridge on Neil Island,
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Location Type: Destination
India's very own tropical paradise islands. These two, mostly uninhabited, archipelagos are spread between the south of Myanmar, the north of Sumatra, and west of Thailand. The islands are blessed with lush rainforests, white beaches, and coral reefs. Tourists coming here need to apply for a separate travel visa, which is valid for 30 days.


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands Weather / Climate Chart (temperature, precipitation)

Weather / Climate Chart, Andaman and Nicobar Island
Yearly temperature and rain chart showing the best travel times and seasons for Andaman and Nicobar Island.


best time to visit: November - April
rainy season: May - September
average humidity: 81 %
annual rainfall: 3200 mm


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Wikipedia - Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Aerial view of the Andaman Islands
Aerial view of the Andaman Islands

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Bengali: আন্দামান ও নিকোবর দ্বীপপুঞ্জ; Tamil: அந்தமான் நிக்கோபார் தீவுகள், Hindi: अंडमान और निकोबार द्वीपसमूह, Telugu:అండమాన్ నికోబార్ దీవులు , Malayalam: ആന്തമാന്‍ നിക്കോബാര്‍ ദ്വീപുകള്‍) are a group of islands in the Indian Ocean and a Union Territory of The Republic of India.
The territory is located in the Indian Ocean, and geographically is considered part of Southeast Asia, close to Aceh in Indonesia and separated from them by the Andaman Sea. It comprises two island groups, the Andaman Islands and the Nicobar Islands, separated by the 10° N parallel, with the Andamans to the north of this latitude, and the Nicobars to the south. The Andaman Sea lies to the east and the Bay of Bengal to the west.
The territory's capital is the Andamanese town of Port Blair. The territory's population as per the most recent (2001) Census of India was 356,152. Added together, the total land area of the territory is approximately 6,496 km² or 2,508 sq mi.

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Wikitravel - Andaman and Nicobar

Havelock Island
Beach #7 (Radhanagar), Havelock Island

Andaman and Nicobar are a large group of nearly 600 islands in the Bay of Bengal. Though they are a part of India, geographically, they are closer to Myanmar and Thailand than to the Indian mainland. They are grouped here with Southern India. They were just north of the epicenter of the "Boxing Day" quake of 2004, and were the site of dozens of aftershocks. The Nicobars were badly hit the by the resulting tsunami, while the Andamans escaped with a few bruises. With the exception of Little Andaman Island and the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, the rest of the tourist destinations are back up to speed.
Andaman and Nicobar islands are located in the Bay of Bengal. These islands are one of the few amazing islands in world, which has lots of hidden natural beauty on land as well as in deep sea also. Best time to explore the deep sea beauty in Andaman and Nicobar is from October to May. Water is clear at these beaches, which gives a very good visibility. ... read more

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