About Andaman

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, one of the seven union territories of India comprising 572 islands of which 37 are inhabited, are a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea.

The territory is about 150 km(93 mi) north of Aceh in Indonesia and separated from Thailand and Myanmar by the Andaman Sea.

It comprises two island groups, the Andaman Islands (partly) and the Nicobar Islands, separated by the 150 km wide Ten Degree Channel (on the 10°N parallel), with the Andaman to the north of this latitude, and the Nicobars to the south (or by 179 km).

The Andaman Sea lies to the east and the Bay of Bengal to the west. The territory's capital is the city of Port Blair. The total land area of these islands is 8249 km approximately

How and When to visit the emerald islands

Andaman Islands: When to Go

▪ But the annual monsoon brings heavy rain from mid-May to mid-September, making

this period extremely unsuitable for beach holidays. The best season is late November to early May, when it's dry and generally not too windy.

Which is the best month to visit Andaman?

Best Time to Visit Andaman Island

Summer: April to June (24°c - 37°c) ...

Monsoon: May to September (22°c - 35°c) ...

Winter: December to February (20°c - 30°c)

How many days are enough for Andaman?

If you have sufficient number of days then a visit to Andaman for 10 Days is recommended by Experience Andamans.

Is Passport required for Andaman?

Andaman Nicobar is part of India and there is no need of passport or permit for Indian citizens to visit Andaman & Nicobar Islands. A specific permission with details about the visit is however required to visit notified Tribal areas (e.g. research, educational etc.).