Port Blair is a Vistara City
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About Port Blair

The capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair is a union territory of India situated in the Bay of Bengal. It is known for its pristine beaches and ample water sport activities.

Beautiful doesn’t begin to describe this port city. Watch the sun rise over the Bay of Bengal while you stare over, mystified with the clear blue waters. It is a picturesque sight complete with a peaceful calm.

With exotic flora and fauna, fascinating coral life, marine life and a mix of people from all over India; a trip to this city will be anything but boring. Although the weather remains cool and pleasant throughout the year, the best time to enjoy Port Blair is between the months of October and March. Visitors will be able to spend time at the beach, enjoy a host of water sports and indulge in sightseeing.

About Port Blair Airport

Veer Savarkar International Airport, named after the freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, is also known as Port Blair Airport. It is located 2 km south of Port Blair and is the main airport of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It has only one terminal at the moment, with the second terminal scheduled to begin operations soon.

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Port Blair while you travel in style with Vistara.

  • Places To Visit
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1. Cellular Jail

Built by the British to house political prisoners, the Cellular Jail is also known as ‘Kala Pani’. The construction of the jail began in 1896 and was completed in 1906. Housing a dark period in Indian history, the complex is now owned by the Government of India. Pay a visit to understand the life of prisoners during the British period. You can also catch the light and sound show in the evenings dictating the happenings of that period.

2. Ross Island

Located just 2kms east of Port Blair, Ross Island was the British administrative capital of Andamans back in the days. Now the island is surrounded by thick forests, with large banyan trees enveloping the buildings. It is a beautiful island full of greenery, promising to make you feel nostalgic.

3. Neil Island

This island, located in Ritchie’s Archipelago is the perfect weekend getaway. Surrounded by crystal clear blue waters and golden sands, you will be left feeling mesmerised and thoroughly relaxed. Explore the marine life by indulging in various water sports which is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

 

Snorkelling

Snorkelling at Jolly Buoy or Havelock Island is a must when traveling to Port Blair. Immerse yourself in the deep blue waters as you explore the marine life up close. The corals, the fish, sharks, turtles and a prismatic range of colours are sure to leave you speechless.

Scuba Diving

Whether you are a novice or an expert; do not let this stop you from exploring the pristine blue waters and the incredible marine life found here by going scuba diving. The experts there will guide you throughout the way, making sure you have a great time.