About Port Blair
Also termed as the “Veritable Garden of Eden” by the tourism department of the union territory, Port Blair is the capital as well as the largest city of the Andaman and Nicobar island group. Port Blair is an upcoming city no different from any other smaller city of India, with the seaside been tarted up a bit.
Flights to Port Blair
The Vir Savarkar Airport in Port Blair is situated at a distance of about 2 km south of the city. The city is well connected to cities like Delhi, Kolkata, and Chennai through operational flights.
Port Blair is house to some of the popular hotels and resorts that offer great lodging and accommodation services to visitors. Travelers can chose from economical and budget hotels around the region. You can also book a stay in luxurious hotels designed with high technology integrated facilities for travelers.
Activities and Sightseeing
Port Blair is a hub to numerous museums that are renowned for their artistic designs, most important ones being:
- Cellular Jail, the iconic colonial prison, also known as ‘Kala Pani’ in Hindi.
- The Anthropological Museum at Haddo
- Samudrika Marine Museum that fascinates travelers with more than 350 varieties of marine life.
- Corbyn’s Cove
- Japanese Bunker
- Baratang Island
- Chidiya Tapu or Bird Island
Port Blair is just the right place for adventure lovers. The prime attraction is a ride of motor boat or hired water scooters to rule the waves. There are also numerous sea water swimming pools that offer great thrill of water sports ina safe and secure manner for children.
When travelling to Port Blair, pack cotton clothes to deal the humid weather. Shades, an umbrella, and an effective sunscreen are a must for protection against hard sun rays and UV rays. Make sure to drink sufficient water during your trip to avoid dehydration.