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Island Tourism Festival 2017



Island Tourism Festival 2017 Dates

When: 06 - 15 January 2017
Where: Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Experience the unique culture extravaganza of Andaman and Nicobar Island; get ready to attend the most awaited Island Tourism Festival 2017. Set in the beautiful former colonial island city, Port Blair, this ten-day festival showcases dance, drama, music, exhibitions, display arts and crafts, flora and fauna and marine life. The Island Tourism Festival (ITF) is organized by the Andaman & Nicobar Administration that efficiently works towards giving a festive look to the whole Island.

Attended by travellers from across the world, this festival has something for everyone. Adventure enthusiasts also have an opportunity to enjoy aqua sports and parasailing while attending Island Tourism Festival in Andaman. Kids can enjoy the magic and puppet shows as well as take part in the baby shows too.

Enjoy your holiday by taking part or just be a spectator in the Canoe Race, Scuba Diving competitions, Nicobari Hodi race or Dog shows. Late in the evening partake a sumptuous dinner in an appealing floating restaurant.

Apart from performances by the tribals of the Island, many known cultural troupes and artistes of national and international fame are invited to perform during Island Tourism Festival in Port Blair.

Government agencies and private entrepreneurs from the islands and mainland India come to attend the exhibitions organized during this festival. The exhibitions highlight the developmental aspects of these islands. This festival basically projects the image of the islands as an eco-friendly tourist destination.


Enjoying Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Don’t forget to pack some light woollen clothes and enjoy enormously pleasant natural surroundings of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Check out the beautiful picnic spots in and around Port Blair. Explore unusual history, cosmopolitan culture, and the remarkable traditions of these stunning Islands during Island Tourism Festival. The serene coral Islands with a vast coastline will make your holiday a memorable one.

Don’t forget to visit Cellular Jail the National Monument, the Water Sports Complex, Marina Amusement Park or Chidiya Tapu for a short picnic.
Read more on Things to do in Andaman and Nicobar Islands


Where to Stay

Port Blair offers a variety of places to stay ranging from deluxe to budget hotels. You can also try some decent resorts like Sinclairs Bayview, Peerless Sarovar Portico. Read more on Where to Stay in Port Blair




 
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