Andaman and Nicobar islands, is one of the seven union territories of India. Located at the juncture of Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, There are around 572 scattered islands out of which only around 37 are inhabited . Andaman and Nicobar islands is an archipelago- a group of islands. The words ‘Andaman’ and ‘Nicobar’ have been derived from the Malay language. ‘Andaman’ is derived from the Malay word for the Hindu deity, Lord Hanuman and ‘Nicobar’ roughly translates to ‘the land of naked people’. The most widely spoken language in these islands is Bengali.
Andaman is home to a tribe called the Sentinelese, who have no contact with the outside world. The only active volcano in India is also located here. The state animal of Andaman and Nicobar islands is the Dugong. It is a sea mammal. The largest sea turtles in the world, Dermocheleys Coriacea, can also be found here. Katchal Islands enjoyed the distinction of being the first place to receive the sun rays this millennium sunrise.
Another awe inspiring site for tourists are the mud volcanoes- Baratang. One can also soak in the wonder of the bioluminescence phenomenon. Andaman and Nicobar islands offer a lot of scenic views along with gamut diversity in flora and fauna. No wonder it has always been a preferred choice for newlyweds. There are a lot of companies that offer Andaman honeymoon packages. A few prominent ones are thomascook, makemytrip and yatra. If you were to invest in an Andaman honeymoon package, it would be worth it. Without advocating any company,
one would have to say that a visit to the Andaman and Nicobar islands is an experience of a lifetime. From watching the largest living arthropod, Birgus Latro, to deep sea diving, these islands mete out a wide array of experiences to an unsuspecting couple.