NEIL ISLAND, PORT BLAIR

World India Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair Neil Island
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Sprawling over 19 square kilometers, Neil Island was named after a ruthless British Soldier named James George Smith Neil, who played vital role in war crimes of 1857 Mutiny. This Island is located in southernmost tip of Ritchie Archipelago. There are nearly 5 villages in Neil Island. Among these villages, Bharatpur serves as entry and exit jetty for Neil Island. Since agriculture is main occupation here, Vegetables are supplied to rest of Andaman from Neil Island. Decent hotels and restaurants are available in Neil Island.

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Category
Scenic
Languages
Hindi, Tamil and English
Altitude
50m
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Ravi
Dec 08, 2015
There are no ATMs on the island so carry enough cash. Do not expect 5 star accommodation here as choice is limited buy good enough.
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Ravi
Dec 08, 2015
You can reach Neil Island by ferry. The govt ferry leaves at 6:00 AM while a much costlier private boat leaves at 7:30 AM.
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