Splendors of Andaman (June 05 Days; # 319)
Capital of the Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar and located on the east coast of the South Andamans, Port Blair is the gateway to the pristine islands.This island town offers a plethora of water based activities like snorkeling, scuba diving, sea-cruises, and glimpses of history and culture of the region.
The capital of Andaman and Nicobar islands, Port Blair is famous for one major landmark- The Cellular Jail. In 1897, the British, who then ruled India, laid the foundation stone of the building. Once used as a penitentiary, the place conducts light and sound show. Port Blair is also known for its enchanting sunset views. You could just stand quietly at the seaside and watch the sun go below the horizon turning the sky blood red. The ethereal beauty of unadulterated nature is enough to sweep anyone of their feet.
Havelock Island offers one of Asia’s best beaches, famous for its swimming elephants and coral reefs. Famous Radhanagar Beach and Elephant Beach of the Havelock island are dotted with rain-fed forests making them one of the most sought after destinations in India. In addition to the extraordinary ambiance and hypnotizing tranquility, Havelock Island also proffers enthralling adventure activities such as scuba diving, snorkelling and trekking. Equipped with several recreational and other pleasant services for tourists, Havelock Island is a supreme destination for a vacation in nature’s lap.