Geographically, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands are in the Bay of Bengal, to the east of the Indian subcontinent.
These magnificent undulating islands, or islets, which number around 572, were once a hill range that stretched from Myanmar to Indonesia. They are now covered in deep, wet, evergreen woods and an inexhaustible variety of exotic plants and animals.

Two of the world’s 218 endemic bird areas have been designated as the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
It has been estimated that these islands are home to up to 270 bird species and subspecies, 106 of which are indigenous.
The Andaman Wood Pigeon, Andaman Padauk, and Dugong have each been designated as the state bird, tree, and animal of the nation.
The islands have one Biosphere Reserve, nine National Parks, and roughly 96 Wildlife Sanctuaries.
The blessings of both the south-west and north-east monsoons fall upon these islands.

About 550 of these islands, 28 of which are inhabited, are in the Andaman Group.
There are 22 main islands in the more compact Nicobars (10 inhabited).
The 150 km wide Ten Degree Channel divides the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
These islands are also home to several historically significant sites from the time of the freedom struggle, including Cellular Jail, Ross Island, Viper Island, Hopetown, and Mount Harriet.

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands have earned a reputation as a tourism destination that values the environment.
These islands, such as Cellular Jail, Ross Island, and Havelock Island, have something quite particular to offer as a tourist haven.
Tourists will have a great experience thanks to the tropical evergreen rain forests of the Andaman Islands, stunning silver sand beaches, serpentine mangrove-lined streams, and a variety of unique marine species.
In beach resorts, water sports, adventure water sports, and adventure tourism like trekking, island camping, nature trails, scuba diving, etc., there is a tonne of opportunity to appreciate nature.