When you Visit the Viper Island Do not Forget to Include These Noteworthy Places And Enjoy a Beautiful Vacation in this Piece of Heaven
Andaman Nicobar Island is a treasure in the Indian archipelago. It has a variety of islands with a unique identity. The majority of the islands have different stories and attractions. Viper island is one among them with a history of colonial past.
Situated at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea the Andaman and Nicobar islands are one of the most beautiful islands in the world. It is hard to describe the beauty of the islands in singular words. The islands have been decorated with pristine beaches, coconut-palm fringed trees, crystal blue waters, and breath-taking hills surrounded by mangrove trees and many more. It is not only the alluring beauty of the island that attracts travelers from various corners of the world but the presence of historical monuments. People from Kolkata, Pune, Bangalore visit the iconic island every year to rest in the arms of Mother Nature. Pune, situated in the hearts of Maharashtra is known to be called as ‘a knowledge hub’. Pune is the only city in India that gives education not only to the literate local Indians but also to international students. The other factor that the city is famous for is the mouth-watering food items. Just as the region is composed of the eminent institution, it is also equipped with mind-blowing scenic places that help the common people to rejuvenate by practising the trekking, nature walks, and so on. But does anybody know why the residents always prefer to purchase the tour packages to Andaman and Nicobar islands? It is due to the presence of water bodies. The island bribes the globetrotters by offering a wide array of water sports events at cheap prices. Spending valuable time in deep waters will help you to create a strong bond with marine organisms and coral reefs. The Andaman and Nicobar Island comprises 572 islands and unfortunately only 35 have been explored till now which means only 3 % is discovered at present. Even though only the minute portion is explored hundreds of travelers visit the exotic region to amuse the beauty. When someone speaks about the island the first image that runs into the mind will that of Port Blair. It may be because the island serves as the capital of the entire island. But apart from Port Blair, there are many captivating islands that lure travelers’ hearts. And one such island is the Viper Island. Just as the name sounds it carries some dark pages of history.
Situated on the southern portions of the beautiful Andaman Islands the Viper Islands was named after the HMS Viper vessel. It reached the shores of the island after meeting an accident and its remains were found by the wreck divers. Some others say that due to the presence of venomous Viper snakes the island became uninhabited and got that name. The island is famous for the presence of a cellular jail called ‘Viper Gang Jail’, built in the year 1864. There would be very few who are unfamiliar with Viper Gang Jail but there would be no one in the world that hasn’t heard about the cellular jail or more commonly known as Kala Pani situated in the capital city. Viper Island is a haven for history lovers and archaeologists. The Viper jail was constructed in such a manner that it closed all the possibilities to escape. If somebody violates the rule they will be asked to do the tedious jobs by tying their hands and legs with chains. Inside the jail, the authorities brutally punished the patriotic leaders and kept them starved for several weeks! The prison was constructed by the British during the colonial era. The jail became uninhabited soon after the cellular jail at Port Blair was opened. The authorities fail to conserve the monument as they took care of the cellular jail. And unfortunately, the remains of Viper jail served as a shelter for several homeless birds. So while strolling through the remains of the jail you can spot many lovely birds. The other noteworthy attraction of Viper Island is Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park.
The Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is situated close to the Viper Island in the southern Andaman. The park was inaugurated in the year 1983. It was constructed with an aim to protect the endangered species of coral reefs and other marine organisms including the turtles. The authorities give utmost care to the turtles and give appropriate treatments to the injured ones. The park is sprawled in an area of 281.5 sq. km. and comprises of nearly 20 islands and among them the Labyrinth Island and Twin Island. Twin Island is famous for protecting turtles belonging to different ages. As discussed early the opportunities to practise the water sports. The national park offers chances for the adventure lovers to practise water games like snorkelling by purchasing the package at the rate of INR 600 and scuba diving for INR 3000. Scuba diving could be practised only if you carry valid certifications. Snorkelling and scuba diving are the best options to learn the scintillating underlying marine world. The best method to explore the outstanding beauty of the island is by purchasing boat rides at cost-effective rates. To increase the speed the banana boat rides are tied to a speed boat using ropes. If you are tired of indulging in the water sports you can come to the land and spot the various types of birds especially the migratory birds. While strolling the emerald lanes of the park do not forget to keep the environment clean and free from plastics. If you violate the rules, you are liable to bear the punishments.
From the above paragraphs, you might have understood that the Viper Island is a fusion of historical reminiscences and amazing nature. The audacious nature of Viper Island will arrest your minds by its fascinating wonders. So get ready to surrender yourself into the Mother Nature by purchasing the packages from Andaman Tour Travel. They formulate the exciting packages at reasonable rates for customers.