2 to 3 days sailing from Phuket , in the Bay of Bengal , Lie the Andaman Islands, a group of some 300 tropical islands , mostly uninhabited and virtually untouched by tourism and development.
These beautiful jungle clad islands with their pristine beaches and reefs and clear emerald blue sea, offer an irresistible invitation to the adventurous who seek a respite from the high speed and stressful modern world.
The Andamans belong to India and are rich in History from colonial days, there are still Stone Age tribes living in some parts. Wild life is plentiful, whales and porpoise abound, and the fishing is excellent. They are also a birdwatchers paradise. Even swimming elephants can be encountered!