Andaman Islands were initially known as the Kalapani Black Waters as they well known for the role they played for the penal settlement. These are now a place where you can relax and mentally unwind yourself. These islands are located closer to Southeast Asia. These Islands are located at a distance of 1000 kms away from the eastern coast of Bay of Bengal.
The beaches here are beautiful and look almost like deserted beaches and contain amazing and beautiful corals and marine life. The islands have a very fascinating grand and regal past and one can even see the bits of the Stone Age culture.The majority of the population residing in these Islands is the people whose descendants lived around Port Blair and towards the South of Andaman. It is surprising to know that in such a small area there are 572 tropical islands, each one of these has a unique wildlife in there and all have lush green forests.
Nicobar Islands are still not accessible for tourists. The Islands are quite to earthquake and were even the epicenter during the tsunami of 2004 during which major loss was caused to property and human life.
The closest Sea Port is Haddo Wharf port, Port Blair from where regular passenger ship services are available to or from Chennai, Kolkata ,Visakhapatnam.