Cinque Island takes approximately 3 ½ hours to reach from Wandoor if you are traveling by a boat. Actually, the Cinque Island at Andaman is completely devoid of any sort of human life but exquisite corals and baffling marine life dwells at the depths of the opulent seas.
How to get there
Chennai/Calcutta to Port Blair by air. From there board a Govt. Ferry to Cinque Island.
Nearest Town: Port Blair which is 39km away from Port Blair.
Distance: Chennai “ Port Blair “ 1190kms, Calcutta “ Port Blair- 1255kms.
Best time to visit: The main best season to visit- July-Aug and the tourist season Sept-Dec.
Exact Location: Cinque Island is the largest of the islands in a chain of islands to the east of Great Andaman in the Andaman Islands.
- All Foreign nationals need to obtain prior permission before entering into Chidiya Tapu.
- There are few internet cafes and ATMs in Port Blair.
- Visit to this place requires permission from the Department of Forests.
Things to Carry
- Water, juices, snacks
- Electric torch
- Medical kit
- A good compass
- An extra pair of clothes
- The Marine National Park, this attracts a hefty bulk of holiday-makers virtually all throughout the year.
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