Know About splendid and eventful tour of Island City Port Blair, Andaman Nicobar – Port Blair Tour & Travel Guide

The hilly city Port Blair is island city and capital of union territory of Andman & Nicobar. Port Blair is treasure house of marine life and corals. Island is habitat of rare flora and Fauna and place of unspoiled exotic and scenic beaches. This is a travel destination who appear to inviting the beach holiday lovers of world.  Sea shores dotted with palms and beaches with water that has stolen the blue color of sky along with refreshing cool air takes the tourists to another world, a planet of pleasure.

Port Blair is ideal location for the nature lovers for the fresh healthy air and tranquility in the lap of mother nature. The city is most suiting for adventure activities like trekking, island camping, snorkeling and scuba diving. Port Blair Hotel rooms are much more spacious what a travelers are used to get.

During the British rule this islands city was used as the place of isolation of freedom fighters and was headquarters of Subhash Chandra Bose’s Indian National Army. In the present time this city is used as the naval base.

A most interesting question “How to reach Port Blair by Train journey ? or Which is most suitable rout for train journey to Port Blair?”  proves very hard for the travel operators who provides facility of Conducted tour to  Andman & Nicobar because all these tourism experts knows that due to geographical location these island cities are accessible only by sea or air travel.

Let me allow my wisdom to answer this question train journey to Port Blair is bound to terminate at Chennai, Kolkata or Vishakhapatnam as for further travel you have catch a ship or flight.


Vital Tourist Information : Port Blair

Location :
Port Blair city is located in the south east direction in Andaman Island.


Near By City : Chennai


State : Andaman Nicobar [India]


Famous as / For :
Island life, rich marine life and most picturesque virgin beaches.


Weather & Climate :
Baring the rainy months [Mid April - September] city have very charming and refreshing pleasant climate.


Temperature :
Summer : Max. 32°C Min. 24°C
Winter : Max. 28°C Min. 20°C


Best Time to Visit :
October to March is the best time for pleasure trips to Port Blair, though many Indian prefer summer school holiday [April May] for this.


Spoken Languages :
Nicobari - Bengali - Tamil - Telegu - Malayalam - Hindi - English


Dining / Food Facility :
Port Blair is the heaven of sea food lovers with numerous varieties of fish, crabs, lobsters, prawns etc are cooked in delicious style and served in attractive decorative way. City also offers North Indian, South Indian, vegetarian, continental, Chinese dishes.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir :
Mother of pearl jewellery and artifacts,Palm mats, Coconut shell lamp-shed, Woodcrafts like walking sticks, bowls and trays, ashtrays and Bamboo cane craft are the prime goods which most of tourist purchase while enjoying Port Blair shopping.


Travel Tips :
Special tourist permit is essential. The best way for Port Blair tourism is package tour offered by the traveling companies.


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Karamtang Beach - Radhanagar Beach - Corbyn's Cove - Cellular Jail - Gandhi Park - Harbour Cruise - Havelok Island - Little Andaman Waterfalls - Madhuban - Marine National Park - Museum & Zoo - Ross Island - Sippighat Farm - The Viper Island


How To Reach Port Blair Andaman Nicobar [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
There is no facility for train travel or road journey to Port Blair from the mainland of country.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Ship Travel / Sea Route : Port Blair ship journey is most exciting travel experience. Ships are leaving from Chennai, Kolkatta and Vishakhapatanam for three days tour.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Port Blair is connected with Chennai, Kolkatta and Vishakhapatanam by air travel though frequency of flights is less.