Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar islands, that comprises of 350 odd islands. Out of these huge number of islands only few of them are Inhbaited. These are islands are yet to be touched by the amenities of the modern life, these islands are truly provides a perfect tropical paradise. The history of this island is not a very hapy one as this was used as a torture cell for the Indians who were caught by the Britishers while trying to fight against the British raj in India. The prisoners brought to this place were sent here never to be seen again by there families. Earlier feared and dreaded by the people this tropical haven was named 'kala pani' or the place of black waters.
|Area||__ sq km|
|Altitude||79 m above sea level|
|Temperature||Summer-Min.-26.0C,Max.-37.0 C Winter,Min.-22.0C,Max.-32.0C|
|Language||Nicobari, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, English|
|Rainfall||3180 mm average yearly|
|Best Time to Visit||Octobar to May|
Port Blair Map
How to get there
1. Air :- Port Blair is connected to Chennai , Kolkatta and Bangkok by air.
Places to Visit
|Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park||Sippighat Farm|
|Jolly Buoy Island||Havelock Island|
|Cinque Island||Viper Island|
Local products include rare shell craft, woodcraft, bamboo cane craft, shell jewellery and interesting furniture made from local 'Padauk' wood. Visit the Cottage Industries Emporium or Gram Khadi Commission or the souvenir shops at Aberdeen Bazaar, Middle Point Goal Ghar and Junglighat.
|Fortune Resort Bay Island||Sinclairs Port Blair|
|Andaman Residency||Sinclairs Bay View|
|Peerless Resort||Hotel Shompen|