The Origin of the Isolated Island of Andaman

The history of Andaman Island ranges back to ages. Though the exact period of origin of inhabitants in the island is not know, but the first present of human inhabitants was noted in the 2nd century by the Greek astronomer named Ptolemy. The second time the presence of inhabitants in the island was reported by the Chinese monk named Xuan Zang, during the phase when he was traveling in India for 17 years.

In the 17th century, the island was invaded by the Marathas who has occupied a vast region of India. In the 19th century the British empire which occupied India used the island of Andaman as penal colony for detaining regular criminals from India and later for incarcerating the freedom fighters who fought for India’s independence. During the course of World war II, the Andaman island was occupied by Japanese. In 1947, after India attained independence, the island of Andaman was incorporated in the Indian union.

Andaman is the east of the Indian mainland which is situated in the blues of bay of Bengal. It is the splendid archipeloga of the Andaman island that floats in the Bay of Bengal. It was also known as kalapani during the period when British ruled India. This was the graveyard of martyrs and hence was named kalapani. Now this isolated piece of land is one of the best tourist destination of India. The atrocities of the British regime has helped in sustaining the exiting aura of the island which has given it the position of being one of the best tourist destination in the global map.

During a period the Andaman island was included in the hill range that extended from Myanmar to Indonesia. At present the Andaman and Nicobar island together constitute of group of 572 nearly deserted islands. The majestic forest of the region and the beaming rays of the sun on the exotic flora and fauna would take your breadth away. Animals like spotted deer, wild boar, gecko, crab-eating macaque and pythons reside in 86% of the forest area of the island. Turtles have their nesting homes in the form of the glistering white beaches.

The exclusive part of your visit to the Andaman island would be its marine life. You will hold your breadth when you see the crystal clear blue water, the incredible corals and the myriad creatures that reside in the region. You would be left spellbound of the exotic beauty that forms a part of Andaman. You will get a chance to come a inch closer to the nature by engaging into activities like scuba diving and fishing.

The major part of the residence of the island is at Port Blair. Before the existence of the colonial rule, the island was home to indigenous tribe, some of whom still reside in the region. The last few years have seen an immense rise in the tourist infrastructure development, which has led to the rise in the number of tourist visits the island. The rise in the number of tourist who come from all across the world has not effected the serenity of the island. The island is still virgin consisting of untouched natural beauty and unexplored marine life. You should not leave the opportunity of visiting the land of beauty called Andaman.

Contact Us

Andaman Island Travels Pvt. Ltd.,
14/4, Shop NO.3,J.N.Road,

Goalghar, Port Blair-744102,

Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

Phone No — 03192–236649/ 235670/ 231530s

Mobile No — +91–9933254290 / +91–9932080010

Email — contact@andamanisland.in

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