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About Port Blair Tour
Port Blair is the capital city of Andaman and Nicobar Island. It is the largest city of the Union Territory as well and located on the east coast of south Andaman Island. The city is named after the Lieutenant Archibald Blair who established a colony here in the year 1789.

The city is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places of this exotic island. Remarkable for its clean and serene beauty, Port Blair is visited by thousands of tourist from all over the world. This wonderful place is treasure house of marine life thriving on its wide starched coastal beaches. Known for famous beaches and eye catching vistas, this place is heaven for travelers. Tourist can reach to the city through air and sea route from the main land of India. The whole city is connected with bus and auto services from one end to another. There are numerous places worth visiting at Port Blair. These are some of the famous destinations for Sightseeing in Port Blair:

Sound & Light Show:

The saga of the heroic freedom struggle is brought alive in a moving Sound & Light show. Indian Travel Agent offers Visit India and explore India. The show is conducted every evening in the premises of cellular jail which gives us a brief idea about the happenings in the jail prior to the independence.

 

Marina Park Complex :

Hill down side of the Cellular Jail lies the Marina Park Complex. Tsunami on 24-12-2005 caused considerable damage to the complex. (The Complex is under Renovation). Indian Travel Agent offers Visit India and explore India.

Ross Island :

It was the seat of the British Administration. Important ruins include a church, swimming pool and a Chief Commissioner's residence. A small museum of Indian Navy, SAMUDRIKA, has a good collection of old records. Explore the hotels and packages with Indian Travel Agent.

Gandhi Park :

The erstwhile Dilthaman tank, the then only source of drinking water to Port Blair has been developed as Gandhi Park. This is a  beautiful park with historical touch of Japanese temple and bunker, botanical falvours of rich flora and facilities like children's park, amusement park, water sports, lake, garden and restaurant. The park will soon be converted to amusement part of international standards. Explore the hotels and packages with Indian Travel Agent.

Carbyns Cove Beach :

Corbyns cove beach is situated 7 kms from Port Blair. This coconut- palm fringed beach, is ideal for swimming, surfing and sun- basking. This is the only beach within the city a very short distance, one can enjoy the distant ross island, cool sea breeze and kaleidoscopic view of blue waters.the complex has restaurant and bar. Indian travel agent gives special discounted hotel from budget hotels to Deluxe hotels in India.

Chatham Saw Mill :

The Chatham saw mill, one of the oldest and largest wood mills in Asia. Dating back to 1836, this enormous workshops was built padauk wood (expensive wood variety). Built on a tiny island, is connected to Port Blair by bridge. It is a store- base of timbers like Padauk, Gurjan, Marble, Satinwood etc. Indian travel agent gives special discounted hotel from budget hotels to Deluxe hotels in India. Now logging in the mill is banned and most of wood is imported from Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand.

Samudrika Museum :

The Samudrika is a Marine museum owned and run by the Indian Navy. The museum gives a good retrospect of the history, geography, people, marine life and archaeology of these islands. It houses an impressive display of coral and shells.

Anthropological Museum :

The Anthropological Museum, situated at the heart of Port Blair is one of its kind. It gives glimpses of the tribal native peoples of the islands. It displays tribal essentials and artifacts such as boats, weapons, baskets, clothing, photographs, models and records of exploratory expeditions undertaken over the years. A well-stocked library provides the scholar with invaluable references to tribal culture. Indian travel agent gives special discounted hotel from budget hotels to Deluxe hotels in India.

Forest Museum :

It was the seat of the British Administration. Important ruins include a church, swimming pool and a Chief Commissioner's residence. A small museum of Indian Navy, SAMUDRIKA, has a good collection of old records. Explore the hotels and packages with Indian Travel Agent.

Chidiya Tapu :

Chidiya Tapu is the southern most tip of South Andaman. As its name this is favorite destination for bird watchers. Its lush green mangroves, forest cover with numerous chirping birds and the Sylvan Sands make it an ideal picnic site. A very beautiful beach named Munda Pahad near by is very famous amongst the local people. There is a forest guesthouse situated on top of a hillock providing a fabulous view of isolated islands, breath-taking sunset also called the sunset point. Indian travel agent gives special discounted hotel from budget hotels to Deluxe hotels in India.