That’s the beautiful beach of North Bay Island and Light House from a spot on Mt.Harriet!
Yes, the very jail where the Britishers sent the revolutionaries during the pre-independence era. It is a memorial monument now, with cells having names of the revolutionaries like Veer Savarkar.
Renaming was done on 8th November 1943, when the Government of Japan gave him control over the Islands.
North Sentinel Island is home to one of the most isolated human populations in the world. Travellers travelling from Chennai by air will notice it as the first island to Andaman.
Yes, you heard it right; the Leather Back Turtles come nesting to this Island during November to March. They are more spotted in the Nicobar Group of Islands.
Thousands of butterflies migrate to Andaman and Nicobar Island. Indian Government has also released postage stamps in fond memory of the butterflies that flock to the island.
Barren Island, which is about 135 km northeast of Port Blair is the home to an active volcano.
There are only five breeding centers for these shy creatures in the whole world and Andaman is one of them.
Katchal Island in Nicobar Islands was the one to receive the first sun rays of the millennium on 1.1.2000.
These coral reefs are the least affected by the coral bleaching in the entire world.
The largest land living arthropod Birgus Latro, fondly called coconut crab and robber crabs because they love tender coconuts and feeds on them, especially in the night.
Andaman is derived from the Malay word for the Hindu God, Hanuman. Nicobar is a Malay word that roughly translates to the land of naked people.
In fact, the southern most point is in Campbell Bay, called as “Indira Point”. Image shows the post tsunami light house which was washed of the shore in 2004 Tsunami.