ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS

 

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Scuba Diving
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Trekking
Camping

 

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SIGHTSEEING
Cellular Jail
Water Sports Complex
Gandhi Park

Corbyn's Cove
Chatham Saw Mill

Ross Island
Viper Island

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Corbyn's Cove, Andaman Islands

PLACES OF INTEREST- IN AN AROUND PORT BLAIR:

Corbyn's Cove
Corbyn's Cove, 7 Kms., from the town, is the coconut-palm fringed beach, ideal for swimming, surfing and sun-basking. Facilities like water sports, restaurant and bar, change room, etc., are also available.

The Chatham Saw Mill

The Chatham Saw Mill, one of the oldest and largest mills in Asia, built on a tiny island, is connected to Port Blair by a bridge. It is a store-house of timber like Padauk, Gurjan, Marble, Satin Wood, etc. The island has the second largest wharf of these islands, where island-mainland ships can berth.

MINI ZOO
Situated in Haddo, Port Blair, it houses some of the rare species of endemic birds and animals found in these islands.

MOUNT HARRIT

The summer headquarters of the Chief Commissioner during British Raj, it is an ideal place for a nice and fascinating view of the sun, sea and sand. It is 365 meters high, the highest peak in the South Andamans. One can trek upto Madhuban through a nature trail and can find rare flora and fauna, endemic birds, animals and butterflies. Conducted tours to Mt. Harriet are available from Andaman Teal House.

Sippighat Farm
Sprawling over an area of 80 acres is a Government farm. Research & development programs for cultivation of spices like cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, coconut and Ruins in Ross Island pepper are conducted.

Ross Island:

A short boat ride from Phoenix Bay Jetty, Ross Island, was the seat of the British Administration. Important ruins include a Church, Cemetery, Swimming Pool and Chief Commissioner's residence. A small museum of Indian Navy, Smritika, has a good collection of old records. Boats are available from Phoenix Bay Jetty, Port Blair daily except Wednesday.

Gallows at Viper Islands, Port Blair

Viper Island:

Viper Island is very near to Port Blair and was the old Jail were British's used to harbor convicts. It has ruins of gallows atop a hillock. The Jail was abandoned when the Cellular Jail was constructed in 1906.

 

 

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