The Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a group of over 600 islands put together. They are located down south in the Bay of Bengal. These clusters of islands are in fact quiet far away from the Indian coast, yet they are a part of India and governed by its government. Of the many islands present only a few are open to the public. These are mostly In the Andaman region. The other islands are habituated by the local tribes, most of whom have never had contact with the outside world.