and Nicobar: a
dream view of Nature
emerald beauties of the Andaman and Nicobar islands are slowly opening up their
territory to international tourists, offering themselves to
in splendid isolation, the islands are marching towards becoming one of the most
sought-after global tourist destinations, offering a dream view of Nature's
endless variety of exotic flora and fauna.
yachties are eying the emerald islands for a perfect world sea rally; starting
from hotspot Phuket (Indonesia) to the Haddo harbour at Port Blair.
from England, Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Canada and the United States have
already enrolled for next year's sea rally, after
witnessing, tremendous success in the event held last week.
tourists, most of who prefer sailing the shorter distance from Phuket to
Port Blair, have been particularly charmed by adventure tourism
activities like trekking, island camping, high sea game fishing, snorkelling,
scuba diving, skiing and wind surfing. Tourists swear by the near unexplored
serenity of the sea, the sun and pristine beauty of forests.
are hardly any such destinations left for nature freaks across the globe,"
they say in unison..................."
Times of India, Jan.20th 2004