Andaman and Nicobar, one of the seven union territories of India is a group of 572 islands, with Port Blair as its capital city. It is present at the juncture of Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea. The islands are covered with dense, damp and evergreen forests and endless varieties of exotic flora and fauna.
The tourism industry of the Andaman Islands is developing at a faster pace than ever. The exotic beaches and locations have garnered worldwide popularity and is becoming a major hub of tourism. Every year, with the support of a visionary government, wonderful opportunities are provided in the adventure sports and leisure activity areas. It has become one of the top destinations for a holiday in India.
The inhabitants of the islands take pride in their unique culture and lifestyle. Equal acceptance and respect is accorded to all religions and the locals maintain peace and harmony amongst the communities making the islands as liveable as a place can get.
The special cuisine of Andaman is undoubtedly the sea food. The fresh catch is not sold cheap and has a remarkable demand in the Islands as well as in mainland. The travellers are always taken aback by the island’s special Prawns, crabs, squids and lobster recipes. The Light House Restaurant deserves a mention here as it is a must-visit eatery for sea food lovers.
Vegetarians, worry not as the Anaapurna and Kattaboman restaurants at Aberdeen Bazar have the best South Indian delicacies in town and can be visited when hunger knocks!