Car Nicobar, the administrative headquarters of Nicobar District
, is a flat fertile island located in the northern part of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
. It is about 70 km by sea from Port Blair
Spread over an area of 127 sq km, the island is covered with cluster of coconut palms and enchanting beaches with a roaring sea all around. It is famous for the Nicobari Huts, built on stilts having entrance through floor with a wooden ladder.
Places of tourist interest are the Gaske Bay and the North Bay. Government guesthouses offer excellent and comfortable accommodation in the island.
Ship services are available from Port Blair.