The capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair is just a two-hour flight away from mainland India. Andaman and Nicobar are a conglomeration of as many as 570 islands (only 36 of which are currently inhabited) and Port Blair is the entry point for visiting these islands. Port Blair is famous for the historic Cellular Jail, museums, ruined structures, monuments and other small islands (Viper, Ross, etc.) that used to be home to the British colonists. This region is a paradise for nature and adventure lovers with its crystal clear waters, sandy white beaches, limestone caves and mud volcanoes. It is popularly called the ‘Veritable Garden of Eden’ because of its natural beauty that’s still nearly unexplored. It is also referred to as ‘Mini India’ as it houses people from all religions, backgrounds and communities. Places to visit on this island also include the Chatham Saw Mill, Gandhi Park, Carbyns Cove Beach, Water Sports Complex, Forest Museum, Mini Zoo, etc. There are a variety of water activities and sports like scuba diving, fishing, boating and more. Known for its tranquillity, Port Blair is definitely one of the most beautiful and exotic places among all these islands.