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Great Nicobar – For The Tough To Explore


Great Nicobar is the largest island of the Nicobar island group. Situated south of all the other islands and home to Indira Point, India’s southernmost point, Great Nicobar is famous for its diverse flora and fauna, marine life and many varieties of birds and flowers. Nature is what attracts tourists and honeymooners to this outdoor paradise.

Getting to Great Nicobar is easy enough with frequent Pawan Hans helicopter services from Port Blair or inter-island boat and ferry services. If you opt for the boat service from Port Blair, you get to witness many other attractions along the way like Little Nicobar, Nancowry and Car Nicobar, the Northernmost Nicobar group island.

Campbell Bay National Park is one of Great Nicobar’s most frequently visited place by tourists after Indira point. The various birds native to the Andaman and Nicobar islands like the Nicobar Scrubfowl or the Nicobar Megapod often strike a lot of interest among tourists and nature lovers. The national park is also a photographer’s dream canvas. The island is also recognized by the World Wide Fund for Nature.

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Great Nicobar Weather

Great Nicobar
30oC / 86oF
  • Patchy rain possible
  • Wind: W 23 km/h

Best Season / Best Time to Visit Great Nicobar

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How to Reach Great Nicobar

  • By Road
    The Andaman and Nicobar Islands cannot be accessed by road, but once you're there, the Andaman Trunk Road is a great way to get around the Andaman island. It connects all the populate townships and beaches including the main Port Blair Jetty and Veer Savarkar Airport to Phoenix Bay Jetty.
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  • By Train
    There is no railway station available in Great Nicobar
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  • By Air
    Leading airlines in India operate frequent departures in the week to Port Blair's Veer Savarkar Airport from Chennai, Bhubaneswar and Kolkata. There's talk of a direct flight from Mumbai that's set to launch pretty soon. Port Blair is approximately a 2 and a half hour flight from Chennai.
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  • Today
    Great Nicobar
    30 OC
    86 OF
    UV Index: 7
    Patchy rain possible
  • Tomorrow
    Great Nicobar
    29 OC
    85 OF
    UV Index: 7
    Moderate or heavy rain shower
  • Day After
    Great Nicobar
    29 OC
    85 OF
    UV Index: 7
    Patchy rain possible