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  Budget Andaman Tour: Backpackers Delight 4D 3N ₹ 6625 5.0 star View Details
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    Budget Andaman Tour: Backpackers Delight
    Port Blair
    d4 Days n3 Nights

    About the tour:- If you don’t have a lot of time to spend on a vacation but still want to enjoy the pleasant activities of the Andaman Islands, this package is the solution you seek. - This is a short but sweet Andaman Nicobar tour package which allows you to enjoy four ...

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    Honeymoon in Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Dive Deep and Fall in Love
    Port Blair
    d5 Days n4 Nights

    About the Tour:- Get ready to explore the beauty of Andaman together with your beloved on this 5 days trip.- Known for its beauty with the beaches, Andaman invites you lovebirds to spend some leisurely time together.- Start your journey once you arrive at Port Blair and ...

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    Best Selling Andaman Nicobar Holiday Package
    Port Blair
    d5 Days n4 Nights

    About the tour:With the best experience of a tropical island in tow, this Andaman tour package is the ultimate best when it comes to bringing in all the flavors of this place in one spot. Curated keeping in mind the marvels of Andaman and the adventures possible around i...

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    Andaman Islands Honeymoon Retreat For Couples
    Port Blair
    d6 Days n5 Nights

    About the Activity:- Marking the perfect beginning of your married life, this Andaman honeymoon package brings you in close connect with the beauty of the tropical islands. Gifted with beautiful turquoise blue waters and a rich biodiversity, Andaman makes for a great des...

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    Andaman Holiday Package with Water Adventure
    Port Blair
    d6 Days n5 Nights

    5N/6D: Port Blair - Havelock - Port Blair What will you see: Sound and Light Show at Cellular Jail, Coral reef, Marine life.What will you do: Swimming and bathing at the beach, beach activities, Snorkeling and other underwater activities.  The beaches in Andaman ho...

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    7 Days Romantic Andaman Honeymoon Tour
    Port Blair
    d7 Days n6 Nights

    About the Tour:- This Andaman Honeymoon Package will ensure that you soak in everything Port Blair and the surrounding islands have to offer. Enjoy the moments that you will be getting to spend with your better half on this amazing honeymoon destination.- Visit the many ...

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    Fascinating Andaman | 6 Days Tour Package
    d6 Days n5 Nights

    About the Tour:Pack your bags and get ready to be a part of this extensive Andaman and Nicobar package and get revelled in the most scenic location possible on earth.This 6 day tour will take you through the nostalgic spots in Andaman which include remnants of old buildi...

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    Honeymoon Holiday in Andaman with Romantic Candle Light Dinner
    Port Blair
    d6 Days n5 Nights

    5N/6D: Port Blair - Neil Island - Havelock Island - Port Blair - Ross Island - Port Blair What will you see: Beaches, Cellular Jail, Sound and Light Show, Corals. What will you do: Swimming, Bathing, Historical Visit, Beach Games. About the tour:- The search for...

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    Andaman Tour with Snorkeling - Flat 8% off
    Port Blair
    d7 Days n6 Nights

    About the Tour:-The Andaman Islands are a perfect holiday destination in India and this Andaman tour package is a great way to enjoy them. This Andaman tour package covers 6 nights and 7 days and takes you through a whirlwind trip that covers all the popular landmarks an...

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    Monsoon Special: 6 Days Magical Andaman Tour
    Port Blair
    d6 Days n5 Nights

    About the tour:Visiting the Andaman Islands is a special experience and the best way to enjoy it is with a carefully curated Andaman holiday package. Such a package will allow you to experience the best sights and sounds that Andaman has to offer from Port Blair to Ha...

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    Exotic Andaman - 6 Days Tour Package
    d6 Days n5 Nights

    About the Activity:Andaman and Nicobar as all of us know is the region where nature itself finds shelter and because of what travelers in large numbers flood towards here.Select this sightseeing tour of Andaman islands to rediscover the pride possessions like the coral r...

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    Andaman Tour Package from Bangalore
    Port Blair
    d4 Days n3 Nights

    About the tour:This one can surely be proclaimed as the best Andaman tour package from Bangalore, taking you to some of the best highlights of the most coveted island destination of India. Speaking of that, Andaman is surely a bounty of beauty, amazement and wonder, all ...

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    Andaman Tour Package from Chennai
    Port Blair
    d5 Days n4 Nights

    This is going to be the easiest and plain sailing Andaman tour package from Chennai you can get your hands on to go to one of the most amazing beach destinations in India. The Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal, off the eastern coast of India, has gained its position a...

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    Escapade to Andaman with Cruise to Viper Island
    Port Blair
    d6 Days n5 Nights

    5N/6D : Port Blair - Havelock Island - Port Blair What will you see : Islands, Corbin’s Cove, Sound and Light Show, Radhanagar Beach, Corals, Marine Life What will you do : Cruising, Swimming, Snorkeling Enticing you with its turquoise waters, silver sands and b...

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    Andaman Tour Package Including Airfare
    Port Blair
    d6 Days n5 Nights

    About The Tour:Andaman is a fascinating holiday destination and this Andaman tour package including airfare is the perfect way to experience it. The package is a comprehensive one which allows you to enjoy not only the sights of Port Blair but also the magical beaches of...

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Havelock Island

Being one of the topnotch attractions in Andaman is the sublime Havelock Island brimming with silky beaches and exuberant greenery. A lot of tourist locations, resorts, hotels, attractions and much more are creating the perfect background to Havelock Island to host as many tourists as possible. This is the largest of all the islands in Andaman and comprises of a lot of small islands. The administration in Havelock promotes eco-tourism on a large scale.

The lighthouse established in 2005 at the northern part of the island gives additional recognition for the island. The accommodation options on Havelock will let you be surprised. Ranging from high-end, luxurious resorts to camps with basic amenities, the stay arrangements done by the administrative people here are unbelievable.

Highlights: The long stretches of different types of beaches are the main highlight to be pointed out. Declared the best beaches in the world, almost all of them are blissfully located on Havelock Island, connected to closely to the main boat jetty on the island.  

Elephant Beach, Radhanagar Beach, Vijaynagar Beach, Kalapathar Beach which are known in numbers also are proclaimed to have the highest number of tourists every year as there are many beautiful hotels in Andaman, to provide the ultimate relaxation in holidays. The green fringed shorelines, the clear sea water, the colourful marine animals, the long coral reefs, the wild fauna and flora bring forth the astounding picture of Havelock incomparably beautiful.

Activities: Snorkeling and diving are the favourite activities done on the islands though other major water based activities like boating and kayaking are frequently done.

Distance from Port Blair: Havelock Island is lying 42 kms northeast of the capital city, Port Blair. There are regular boat services by the Directorate of Shipping Services which connect Phoenix Bay jetty in Port Blair to Havelock daily.



Chidiya Tapu

As the name suggests, Chidiya Tapu is the perfect haven for unseen migratory birds and common native birds found in the Andaman Islands. Recognized as the most enchanting beach in Andaman and tourists arrive here on a large scale as the beach extends the best ever sights for them including the eye catching sunrise and sunset views. This is a silent yet crowded beach encircled by evergreen forests on one side and the short hills on the other side. 

As it is considered to be the presenter of the most finishing touch of sunset and sunrise views, it is the main hub in Andaman Islands. The beach is filled with 46 varieties of endangered species of birds, and white spotted deer. There are a lot of seasonal orchids and other varieties of plants.

Highlights: The major attractions of Chidiya Tapu are the Chidiya Tapu Biological Park, the Sylvan Sands, the Munda Pahar Beaches etc. You will be able to stay at a forest guesthouse located nearby atop a hillock and from there, the panoramic view of Chidiya Tapu in detail.

Activities: Apart from sunset and sunrise views, plenty of people come for an Andaman and Nicobar trip to see this beach, to identify the rare species appear in multiple colours and size. Even though many of the birds are commonly found on the beach, you would find it as a unique and unnatural scene to find the colourful gathering of them. Boating is an attractive activity done here as well as snorkeling and swimming are also a part of the adventure activities usually experienced by those who visit here.

Distance from Port Blair: It is located about 25 kms from Port Blair.


Neil Island

A tiny island located to the south of Andaman is Neil Island, brimming with less explore marine diversity, coral reefs, long beaches and bewitching greenery. Being one of the tourist destinations in Andaman, Neil is so happy to become the host with revealing all what it has. A romantically silent island unlike the hustle of Havelock Island, Neil Island is termed as the vegetable bowl of Andaman. A perfect place to simply relax and chill is the beaches here and the deserted shores are favourite to those who love to relax in utmost peace.

In two hours, one can explore the island by walking around. It got the name Neil after the British Brigadier General James Neill who stubbornly dealt with the rebels during the 1857 Mutiny. The rich cultivation of paddy is found in Neil Island that belongs to the Ritchies’ Arhcipelago between Havelock Island and Rose Island. One should add this Island to their itinerary if they planning a trip to Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Highlights: One of the major highlights of Neil Island is Neil Kendra, a beautiful curving bay full of white sand and holding the major jetty of the island made attracting by disarraying numerous colourful wooden fishing boats. Known to be the heart of the island, Neil Kendra has Bharatpur Beach on its left and Laxmanpur Beach on the right. The richest collection of marine lives and coral reefs have given Neil Island the peculiarity of being one of the most thrilling scuba diving sites on the island. In addition to diving, Neil Island is home to those who love snorkeling, swimming, birding, cycling etc.

Activities: Glass bottom ride and snorkelling are the major activities available on Neil Island though there are enough opportunities to do diving and other prime adventure activities.

Distance from Port Blair: The island belongs to the South Andaman district is located about 36 km northeast from Port Blair.


Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach in Andaman has ranked 8th among the top ten beautiful beaches in the world based on travellers reviews and rating available on multiple sources and Radhanagar Beach deserves it for many reasons. One of the most ravishing beauty in Andaman with a lot of tourists visiting it every year, Radhanagar Beach is the gem of Havelock Island. 500 meters away from the beach, one can see only the expansive blue water and the lush green tropical forests but when you reach the beach, the sights are apparently awe-inspiring.

 Radhanagar is commonly called as Beach No.7 and this is one of the closest beach located near to Havelock Island ferry tier. The silky beach is kids friendly as well so that families are found in plenty on the beach to spend their vacation or a short holiday. There is nothing to be worried as the coast guards are roaming around always and the number of people here will be a pleasant sight to see. Andaman honeymoon packages itinerary always includes Havelock Island.

Activities: Snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving, boating, parasailing etc are some of the most commonly seen activities on the beach and among them Scuba Diving is the best as it offers the clear interaction with the wide range of marine animals and coral reefs around living in harmony. 

The turquoise water gives a rejuvenating experience while you swim across or do snorkelling and since the number of tourists are relatively higher, the Government opens more opportunities for them to spend an ample time on the beach. As it is a superb place adventure lovers also would covet, the fame it has achieved international importance in no time. You must book a Andaman tour including snorkelling, to make your holiday much more special.

Distance from Port Blair: From Port Blair it will take more than three hours to reach Radhanagar Beach as it is located about 72 kms away from the capital city.


Baratang Island

One of the aboriginal tribes of Andaman lives in Baratang Island, a highly blessed region with years-old wilderness. Earlier, the tribes did not let outside people to enter their community but presently, Baratang Island is a vibrant tourist destination as people love to spend time amidst the huge forests, limestone caves, mangrove ranges and the mud volcanoes.

Baratang is a part of the Great Andaman Chain with an area of 243 sq.kilometers and that marks it as the main island of the group. Middle Andaman is lying to the north and South Andaman in the south of Baratang Island. And it belongs to Rangat Taluk. 

Highlights: The active mud volcanoes are the highlights of Baratang Island along with the abundant mangrove forests and evergreen rainforests and the limestone caves located beyond the forests. So adventure lovers find Baratang as a wise choice to indulge in mind blowing trekking and nature walk. Among the multiple number of mud volcanoes, jalki, as the locals call it, is the famous one.

Activity: Nature walk through the wild forests and the extensive mangrove forests is one of the prime activities done on Baratang Island. Boating, trekking, hiking etc are some of the other, identified activities available on the island. For a comforting stay after a day full of activities, you must check the resorts in Andaman.

Distance from Port Blair: The island is located about 150 kms north of Port Blair and one can reach the island by ferry services only.


Elephant Beach

Settled on the sands of Havelock Island, Elephant Beach is a reveling beauty well presented by the long coral reefs and the shining shoreline. A peaceful beach with pure serenity and silent ambience will offer the visitors a soothing melody and that would be the perfect time to relax, to walk around with your love or just to do sunbathing. 

Among the different beach on Havelock Island, Elephant Beach has a special significance because of its friendly atmosphere and not so crowded shoreline. In addition to the adventurous activities such as snorkeling and scuba diving, tourists find time to do boating and similar activities on the beach. 

The clear water, the calm waves, the cool breeze and the magnificent sights on the shore have their own impacts on the number of people visiting the beach. You must check other islands of Andaman consisting of great beaches and make your tour marvellous by visiting them.

Highlights: The long array of private boats, fishing boats and buoys extend a riveting beauty to the beach. Moreover, it is a kid friendly beach as well so that families are found here aplenty. The huge shoreline is the key factor behind the countless visitors appear on the beach every day. 

During monsoon also, tourists would love to come to Elephant Beach. People have reported that at times, the wild elephants from the nearby forests come to the beach and stroll along the white sandy bed.

Activities: An ideal place for snorkeling and scuba diving is Elephant Beach though boating and other fun, water based activities are also done by the visitors often. Tourists have experienced the best sea walking as well on Elephant Beach.

Distance from Port Blair: Elephant Beach is located on the famous Havelock Island. It is lying about 69 kms away from the capital city of Andaman, Port Blair. One can reach the beach via boat from Havelock jetty after reaching there from Port Blair by road or by boat.



A marvelous town in the north part of Andaman Islands is Diglipur, an amicable tiny town with a lot of good people around. For eco- friendly tourists, this town is an inevitable choice. Though the marine life is the prominent feature of this town but the cultivation of orange and rice has enormous importance in the economy of Diglipur.

Highlights: Lamiya Bay Beach is a highlight of the town, it is located a few kilometers away from Kalipur Beach. The beach is lying in the foothills of Saddle peak, the highest one in Andaman. Around 20 kms from Diglipur is the green Shyamnagar covered by thick jungles and why Shyamnagar is a priority for tourists is because of the presence of mud volcanoes here. Kalipur Beach and Ramangar Beach are the other famous beaches at Diglipur and they are famous for turtle nesting. Moreover, visitors are quite eager to visit Alfred Caves as well where a huge collections of limestone structures are found.

Activities: Since there are plenty of beaches, caves, greenery etc, Diglipur offers the visitors a huge number of activities ranging from refreshing trekking through the jungles to the water based activities like island hopping, snorkeling, boating, fishing etc. Near to Diglipur there are famous spots to do multiple activities.

Distance from Port Blair: Lying 290 kms away from Port Blair, the small town of Diglipur that can be connected by boat from both Port Blair and Mayabunder. The boat services from Port Blair are available twice a week. But one can reach the town by road via ATR from Port Blair.


Vijaynagar Beach

Known as Beach No.5 is Vijaynagar Beach in the north east part of Havelock Island. Very remote from the crowded locations on Havelock Island, Vijaynagar Beach is close to heart for those who love to spend time in utmost calmness. The regular touch of the sapphire blue water on the pearl like sandy beach makes no noise and it is one of the reasons why tourists chosen it as the perfect space for romantic couples and families. Don't forget to check the resorts for couples in Andaman.

The beauty of the beach has been praised so much by those who visited it. It is always better to come here freely, just to roam around, or to float on the shallow water, or to read under the large shade given by the huge trees on the shore or to do sunbathing. The collection of Mahua trees and palms is the significant ornament making the beach a splendid place to sit back and relax as much as time one wants to. This is one of the magnificent attractions in Andaman.

Highlights: A photographer's paradise is Vijaynagar Beach; especially the sunrise views from the beach is incomparably magnificent. When the sun’s fresh rays spread all over the wide sea, the entire atmosphere starts blushing in all possible colours and there is no better sight from the beach would satiate a photographic mind. The native birds appear during the fresh mornings add effective colours to the sunrise pictures.

Activity: The beach is recognized for relaxed swimming and sunbathing. Adventure activities are not yet a fashion on this inevitable part of Havelock Island.

Distance from Port Blair: Vijaynagar Beach is located at a distance of about 38 kms from Port Blair but from Havelock jetty the beach is lying 9 kms away only.

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Traveller Tales From Andaman and Nicobar


Bhoj Chopra

23 June 2015

Great experience and unforgettable memories! Everything was well planned. We did whole lot activities in Andaman specially Scuba Diving was the best of all. Sound and Light Show at jail was very good ...

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Vishwamitra Johar

03 March 2015

A complete package to cover the best parts of such a beautiful island at a reasonable price. Ours was a honeymoon trip and both of us had a great time. The guide with us was really helpful and we did n...

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Anjali Malik

01 March 2017

A short trip but peaceful one. You can see a lot of colourful birds and relax by the beach of Chidiyatapu. Also the sunset views from the beach should be watched.

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Rukhmani Gandhi

27 September 2018

My honeymoon was a much needed break I was longing for since marriage and this seven-day long trip was very refreshing. My fatigue was gone after visiting the pristine and calm beaches of Havelock, Nei...


Lavanya Trivedi

27 September 2018

If you do a trip to such exotic places all by yourself, you end up sending a lot more than what you will pay for this tour. From my personal experience, I have started taking more packages from Thrillo...


Giriraaj Marar

27 September 2018

My romantic, as well as the adventurous honeymoon, was made extra special by the hard-working co-ordinators, the polite people of Andaman and this well-organized tour package which gave us uncountable


Vishnu Panicker

27 September 2018

Would you believe me if I tell you that tours like these make your Honeymoon more special? On the very first day, we were greeted with a small bouquet at the airport. On the evening of the first day we...


Chandrakin Mukhopadhyay

27 September 2018

I am taking no time to review this tour because it was undoubtedly the best one. First of all, our hotels and rooms were really nice, had no complaints about the quality of food served at every locatio...


Devadatt Dhawan

27 September 2018

I had never been to a beach before or have seen the sea before my marriage. When I came to know that we are going to the Andaman island for our honeymoon, I had no clue that it was going to become one ...

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What You Should Know More About Tours in Andaman and Nicobar

  • Q. How can I reach the Andamans?

    Andaman Islands are accessible by air and boat. There are regular flight from Chennai and Kolkata. The island can also be reached by waterways.

    By Air: Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port Blair is connected to Kolkata and Chennai aiport. Air India, Spice Jet, Jet Konnect, Spice Jet and GoAir are available flight services.

    By Sea: There are regular ship services leaving from Chennai, Kolkata and Vishakhapatnam to Port Blair. There are 2 ships- MV Nancowry and MV Swarajdweep - from Chennai and the MV Nicobar and MV Akbar from Kolkata. The journey takes 50-60 hours to reach its destination.

    There are inter-connectivity options to reach different islands on Andaman. Directorate of Shipping Services, A & N Administration operates regular ferry services from Phoenix Bay Jetty, Port Blair in the inter-island and foreshore sectors connecting all populated island/tourist places.

  • Q. Which is the safest route to travel to the Andamans? Which one is the shortest?

    The shortest route to reach Andaman is by Air (Port Blair is landing destination). Not that ships take atleast 3 Days to reach Port Blair. Ships from Kolkata takes a little more time. There are different classes in Ships. So airways is the fastest and shortest route.

  • Q. Do I need a passport/visa/RAP(Restricted Area Permit) to visit the Andamans?

    Visa is valid for Andaman for foriegn tourist, for Indian don’t need visa. It can be obtained from Indian mission, consulate and high commissions. Restricted Area Permit (RAP) is also important to get for Andaman visit because there are restricted areas which need RAP document. For RAP, the permit granting authorities are:

    • MHA & FRROS
    •All Indian Missions Abroad
    •Chief Immigration Officer, Chennai
    •Immigration Officer, Port Blair

    To get RAP for Andaman Islands, one must visit to Port Blair and is issued for free of cost to foreign travellers.

  • Q. What sort of climate can I find in the Andamans?

    The general climate of Andaman Islands is pleasant. However, the best season considered is October to April when monsoon isn’t forecasted and climate remains pleasant. Being surrounded by sea, the cool breeze helps to keep the temperature to range in between 23° C and 31° C. Monsoon brought by the southwest wind sets in during mid-May and continues till early October. Season for nature lovers is May to December when forest is lush green and waterfalls are at their prime. Divers can enjoy the best during December to April and bird watchers during winter times.

  • Q. How many days are sufficient for Andaman tour?

    The ideal duration trip to Andaman is 6-7 nights when you can explore multiple places around. You can create itinerary for the trip and keep it short and exciting. Tour package is the best way to plan your Andaman tour. One of the reasons why tour package is the best option is because you can customize the plan accordingly. It brings down the burden of choosing the location, day and time. Moreover, you can enjoy different activities offered in the island.

  • Q. What type of accommodation is available in Andaman?

    There are different accommodations available in Andaman Islands. From resorts and 5 star hotels to cottages, one can have varied options to choose. Havelock Island and Port Blair are the major stay destinations. Barefoot, The Jalakara, Andaman Galley, Havelock Island Beach Resort are some of the options for accommodation. There are luxury, premium and budget hotels to choose and stay. There are also private and government lodges too offered in affordable rate. These hotels are available in Havelock Island, South Andaman, Port Blair and few other regions. The rate of these hotels, lodges and resort differs as per the service.

  • Q. Which place is good for stay Port Blair or Havelock?

    Well, both are good options to stay at. Port Blair and Havelock have some good stay options which are mentioned above. So whether you visit Havelock or Port Blair, you no need to worry about the stay.

  • Q. How much it will cost me if I travel by plane/ship?

    The cost of the air and ship for Andaman depends on the service you're using.

    By Air: There are connecting flights by Jet Airways, Air India, Spice Jet, Go Air, Indigo and few others. The cost for connecting flights starts from INR 6K and goes to INR 12K. You can find some flight discounts and book tickets in advance.

    By Ship: The cost of the ship depends on the service and city from which you're boarding. From Delux to Bunk, you can have varied booking options. MV Swarag, MV Harshavardhana, MV Akbar and few others are some shop options. The price of the service starts from INR 2K and goes till INR 9K. Vizag, Kolkata and Chennai are three main destinations.

  • Q. What is the process to book a cruise?

    There are three ports in India from where you can sail to Andaman – Kolkata, Chennai and Vishakapatnam / Vizag. Each comes with different time durations.M. V. NICOBAR, M.V.NANCOWRY, M.V.AKBAR, V.HARSHAVARDHANA and M.V.SWARAJ DWEEP are major cruise service available. To book the tickets for Andaman you can follow below ways:

    Direct ship ticket booking via STARS: The tickets are available on first come, first serve basis. Most ticket bookings open a month in advance. You can either personally visit the port office in the cities from where you plan your journey or take the help of an expert tour operator. Get your two passport size photos, photo id proof, address proof, a full advance payment and the entry form duly filled out for submission ready.

    Booking ship tickets from Kolkata to Port Blair: Visit Shipping Corporation of India at Shipping Hosue,#13, Strand Road, Kolkata-17. You can check out their online website.

    Booking ship tickets from Vishakapatnam to Port Blair: Booking of both cargo and passengers is done by an agent of the Shipping Corp M/S A.V. Bhanoji Rao Garuda Pattabiramaiah & Co. Ltd.

    At the private ticketing counter Booking ship tickets from Chennai to Port Blair: MV NANCOWRY and MV SWARAJDWEEP go to the office of the Dy. Director (Shipping Services), Chennai adjacent to Gate No.1 of Chennai Port, Opposite Customs Office, Rajaji Salai, Chennai-1. MV NICOBAR, MV AKBAR and MV HARSHAVARDHANA go to the office of the Shipping Corporation of India(SCI) situated at Madras(chennai) Port Trust,Rajaji Salai, Opposite Customs Office, Chennai-1.

  • Q. Is it safe to travel by ship? Is it safe for solo female travellers to visit the Andamans?

    It is extremely safe to travel by ship. It is well equipped with all the medical tools and emergency tools. You’ll be given all the details about the ship journey and safety procedures.

    Yes, it is extremely safe to travel Andaman by solo female travellers. Government has strict rules and regulations as the only mode of income is Tourist. So female travellers can safely travel around.

  • Q. Are there proper medical services on the cruise?

    Yes, every cruise is equipped with medical services for travellers who have motion sickness. In some high-end cruise, there are medical experts available for emergency. Also pharmacy stocks are available on-board. However, it is advisable to carry medication along and know more about the medical services offered in the cruise.

  • Q. What is Motion/Sea Sickness? How to overcome it?

    Motion sickness is a feeling you get when the motion you sense with your inner ear is different from the motion you visualize. It happens when you travel by car, train, airplane and boat. Motion sickness progresses from a feeling of uneasiness to sweating and dizziness.

    To overcome the problem, one can take medication available over the counter. Also one can treat by changing the environment. Some patients respond well to biofeedback training and relaxation techniques. You need to check with your doctor before such trip and seek medication to avoid motion sickness.

  • Q. What documents one must carry while visiting the Andamans?

    For Indians: No passport/visa/permission is required. But it is important to carry RAP and ID proofs.

    For Foreigners: A passport is required with an Indian Visa to enter India. This is also applicable to foreigners entering Andamans directly from a charter/private yachts. Additionally, a Restricted Area Permit (RAP) is also required which can be availed on arrival to Port Blair from the Immigration counter at the airport or, embarkation of ships at the sea-port. RAP is issued for a 30 day visit to the islands, and is extendable up to 15 more days. Tickets can be rescheduled in Port Blair itself from the respective airline offices.

  • Q. What should my travelling luggage be like? What all things I must carry? What sort of clothes I should carry?

    It depends on number of days you’ll be travelling to Andaman. Moreover, it depends on the climatic condition of the place. Carry light clothes, especially linen and cotton shirts and some casual pair of trousers. If visiting during monsoon season, due carry umbrella. For winter, jackets are best. Swimming costumes are a must and carry loads of sunscreen, especially if visiting during summer season because harsh sunrays may effect your skin. Sunglasses, vital medicines and sunburn relief products. Along with these, do carry passport, spare passport photos and ID proof.

  • Q. What activities can I do in the Andamans?

    At Andaman, you can enjoy doing some thrilling water activities. With clear crystal waters, you can dive in deep to explore the colourful marine life underneath. Some of the water activities are-

    • Scuba Diving
    • Sea Walk in Elephant Beach Havelock
    • Andaman Dolphin Glass Boat Ride
    • Kayaking in Andaman around Mangroves
    • Trekking to Elephant Beach
    • Coral Safari Semi Submarine

    Apart from these, you can indulge in sightseeing too. Some of the tourist spots in Andaman are-

    • Saddle Peak National Park
    • Kalpong River Dam
    • Mud Volcano at Shym Nagar
    • Limestone Cave
    • Ross and Smith Island
    • Ramnagar Beach
    • Lamiya Bay and Kalipur Beach (Turtle Nesting)
    • Red Oil Palm Plantation

  • Q. Where can I do Scuba Diving? Is it safe to do Scuba Diving in the Andamans?

    Scuba diving is the major activity in Andaman Islands where you can explore the world beneath the blue sea. One can enjoy hours of scuba diving activity to explore the marine life and get close to them.

    It is completely safe to do scuba diving in Andaman. Each service here are equipped with safety gears and are professional helping you to perform the activity. SOS Kiosk (Emergency Assistance Booth) has been setup at Rajeev Gandhi water sports complex, Port Blair and other places. Make sure you wear life jacket before boarding the boat.

  • Q. What sort of fitness I must have to do Scuba Diving? Can small kids do it as well?

    One should not have any kind water phobia or health issues before getting into the scuba diving. You need to carry medical certificate to present it with the service providers for confirmation.

    There is age limit of suba diving. The minimum age is 10years. Having prior experience of this activity would be very helpful.

  • Q. How much does it cost to do Scuba Diving?

    The cost of the scuba diving differs as per the timing and the type of diving you would be doing. There are different Suba Diving services for swimmers and non-swimmers. For this, there is no swimming skills required, also one record personal videos at the end of the dive, also swimmers will be provided with a certificate.

    Scuba Diving For Non Swimmers: INR 3500

    Scuba Diving - Beginner Course with Boat Ride: INR 4500

    Scuba Diving for Certified Divers 2 Days 4 Dives:- INR 10800

    Night Diving for Certified Divers: INR 3700

  • Q. Can I Scuba Dive with contact lenses or spectacles? What if I have some allergies?

    If you've contact lens then its fine to use during scuba diving. There are disposable and soft contact lens that works perfectly underwater. If contact lens bothers you, then you can have alternatives:

    •Prescription masks can be custom made especially for your eyesight.
    •Corrective lenses can be made that fit in standard masks.
    •Small correction stickers that stick on the inside of the mask lens can be used.

    If you've allergies, then seek medical attention from doctor or diving professional to know if you're fit for diving.

  • Q. Do I have to be a swimmer to Scuba Dive?

    Not necessary, there are few scuba diving method of new swimmers. You can perform the available course to get practice of swimming.
    Scuba Diving For Non Swimmers: INR 3500. This one can help you to learn swimming and go deep into the sea.

  • Q. Is there any scuba diving institute in Andaman to get PADI certificate? What will be the cost?

    Barefoot Scuba, Scuba Dive Resort, Lacadives, Andaman Bubbles, Dive India are few of the companies in Andaman offering scuba diving courses. There is no specific course duration. The courses are generally performance based so you earn your certification as quickly as you are able to learn the scuba diving procedures.

    PADI Scuba Diver Course- In 3 days of duration, one can get water skills and 2 open water dives with maximum depth of 12 meters/40 feet. The license is valid worldwide. For this course, you need to carry certain swimming knowledge.

    Open Water Diver- This will allow learning underwater photography skills, night diving and deep diving. With the duration of 1-2 days, you can be Certified Open Water Diver. Minimum age is 10 years.

    Advanced Open Water Diver (1-2 days)- The course is designed to experience deeper dives for 18-30 meters/60-100 meters. Minimum age is 12 years.

    Master Scuba Diver- For 15 days, one will learn about Advanced Open Water- Rescue Diver and Minimum 50 logged dives.

  • Q. Can we go into deep while Snorkeling? Which places are best for Snorkeling?

    Yes, snorkeling in Andaman allows you to go deep into the sea and explore the marine life. In Andaman, there are different places where you can enjoy doing snorkeling.

    North Bay Island- Port Blair:The beach and the snorkeling opportunities in its fringing coral reefs are the closest ones you will find at Port Blair. You will spot many fish, a lobster, or even clams on the coral reef

    Elephant Beach- Havelock Island: The beach here offers calm blue crystal clear shallow waters and is an amazing spot for snorkelers. The reefs are in pristine condition and with little exploration you can find corals

    Jolly Bouy Island- Port Blair: Snorkeling here will help you see corals (red, blue, sponge corals etc). The time duration, is usually from November - April for Jolly Bouy Island

    Neil Island:Port Blair One of the most beautiful beaches, one can enjoy getting close varied corals and sea animals while getting deep.

  • Q. Which are some of the best places to do adventure activities in the Andamans?

    There are some amazing things that you can do in Andamans. You can go snorkeling or diving at the Havelock or Neil, you can witness bioluminescence at the Havelock, you can go scuba diving or ride a banana boat at Port Blair, and you can even opt for parasailing at the islands.

  • Q. Which are some of the best sightseeing spot in the Andamans?

    Some of the best and amazing sightseeing spots in Andaman are-

    • Cellular Jail National Memorial: It’s the former British prison that is now a shrine to the political dissidents it once jailed. Even though several parts of it have been destroyed by the Japanese during the World War II, it still stands tall reminding our brave and gallant forefathers.
    • Mount Harriet and Madhuban: Andaman offers best trekking experience for tourists. It’s a gorgeous route where you can witness exotic flora and fauna of the land amidst spectacular sceneries. Elephant safari is also an option at Mount Harriet.
    • Sea Walking at North Bay Beach: North Bay Beach you can walk under the sea and finally visit ‘Octopus’s Garden’. It is easy swim here and explore the underneath world.
    • Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park: The park covers area of 280 sq km with 15 islands of mangrove creeks, tropical rain forest and reefs supporting 50 types of coral.
    • Ross Island: Once called as the ‘Paris of the East’ by the Brits. But all it’s glory and tropical beauty was wrecked by the earthquake of 1941 and the Japanese invasion. It has English architecture and machine-gun nests that are great fun to poke finger in.

  • Q. What are some interesting things to do for children in the Andamans?

    For kids, there is no special place, but yes, they can enjoy water activities and sightseeing. Some of the activities for kids are:

    • Witnessing Bioluminescence at Havelock Island: Tiny lighted stars and galaxies floating under your feet instead of the blue sky above is worth an experience. Bioluminescence can be witnessed only on no moon nights. Kayak tours are arranged by experts, which are anyway few in Havelock.
    • Scuba Diving: If your kid is above 10years, then scuba is the best activity that can be done in different places of Andaman.
    • Riding a Banana Boat at Port Blair: Riding a Banana Boat is another fun-filled and thrilling thing to do in Andaman. At a time 6 people can ride the banana-shaped boats. You can include kids, but need to be very careful.
    • Trying the Glass Bottom Boat ride: In this, you get a good view of the corals beneath With proper safety gear, this one is good for kids as well.
    • Travelling in a Sea Plane: Taking off in a seaplane run by Pawan Hans is one of the exclusive things to do in Andaman. You can experience this unique ride while going from Port Blair to Havelock.
    • Attending the Light & Sound Show at Cellular Jail: Cellular Jail in Port Blair is among the must-visit attractions in Andaman. For kids, this is the best historical place to learn the history. The light & sound includes a Peepal tree’s narration, voiced by the veteran actor Om Puri, telling the poignant stories of the prisoners tortured to death in the jail. The timing is Tuesday – Sunday; 8:45 am – 12:30 pm & 1:45 pm – 5 pm.

  • Q. What all water sports I can enjoy in Andaman?

    You can go for snorkeling, scuba diving or ride a banana boat at the Andamans. Note that you should only undertake scuba diving after proper training Parasailing is also a popular sport along the beaches.At North Bay Beach you can walk under the sea and finally visit ‘Octopus’s Garden.

  • Q. How many Islands I can visit in Andaman? Which are must visit?

    There are total 572 islands in Andaman, out of which 36 islands are inhabited. Some of the must visit Islands in Andaman are:

    • Havelock Island

    • Long Island

    • Neil Island

    • Baratang Island

    • North Passage Island

    • Ross Island

  • Q. Which are the best beaches in Andaman?

    Beaches in Andaman are worth exploring because of their exotic look. The corals and marine life offer a beautiful underwater adventure. There are some amazing beaches in Andaman which includes-

    Elephant beach: It is known for unspoilt beauty. It is a must visit if you are going to Havelock, especially since it takes on 20 minutes from the dock.

    Guitar Island and Beach: It looks great from the Ariel view. This exotic island is tucked out of common tourist itineraries and is among the least visited islands.

    • Red Skin Island Beach: This isn’t your typical Andaman beach with a huge stretch of sand and blue waters. It is more like mangrove extension with a very narrow beach strip.

    • Chidiyatapu Beach:
    The beach is located in the southernmost tip of south Andaman about 30km from Port Blair. Called as Nightfall Point or Flying Creature Island, one can enjoy the best sunset in the Andaman.

    Badabalu Beach: Tucked away from tourist location, Badabalu looks a different from the traditional Andaman beaches. The sand is greyish brown and the water is a cool shade of blue.

    Little Andaman Beach: One of the most visited beaches; this is the fourth largest of Andaman Islands. You can go for boat rides between the creeks, coral viewing.

    Radhanagar Beach: It is known for turquoise blue waters and white sandy shores. Radhanagar beach was named as Asia’s best beach and the world’s seventh best beach by Time magazine.

  • Q. Can I go on cruise or yacht in Andaman? What will be the cost of cruise for one day?

    Yes, you can sail around Andaman in cruise or yachts. The sailing is usually for two-three days, where you will join dolphins and whales migrating across the open ocean. You’ll discover paradise beaches and unique wildlife swim with elephants and other animals. You can book a cabin in advance. West Coast Marine Yacht Service is the leading company offering charter and yacht service.

  • Q. Can I do a seaplane ride? What will be the cost?

    Yes, Seaplace from Port Blair to Havelock is available. Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd. in association with Andaman & Nicobar Administration introduced 9 seater Cessna 208A seaplanes in A&N Islands. Sea Plane takes approximately 25 Minutes to reach Havelock Island. Please note:

    • The price of the service is minimum INR 4500.

    • Sea Plane rides are subject to weather conditions

    • The plane can carry a maximum of 9 Persons

  • Q. What kind of food I can find in the Andamans? Are there any veg restaurants?

    Sea-food is the ethnic and main food found here in Andaman. Some of the foods you can enjoy are- Lobsters, Crab, Prawns, Cuttle fish, and fish of every kind is found here. Lighthouse Residency, Full Moon Cafe, Annapurna Restaurant and few others restaurants are available.

    When it comes veg restaurants, Icy Spicy, Annapurna and few others serve the best vegan foods.

  • Q. What sort of nightlife is there in the Andamans?

    Nightlife is prevalent in Port Blair; however, there is not much attraction in the city and even in the island. However, there are few parties and social activities takes place in Andaman, but very few times.

  • Q. Is Andaman good option for honeymoon? How much will be the cost of honeymoon?

    Yes, Andaman is good option for honeymoon. In fact, it is the ideal honeymoon destination because of its long stretched beaches, water activities and beautiful climatic condition. The cost of the honeymoon would depend on the package you take and days you would be enjoying.

    The package usually starts from INR 30,000 which would include travel fare, stay and activities to be done.
    Check here: Best of the Andaman honeymoon tour packages.

  • Q. What all romantic things which can be done in Andaman?

    Some of the beaches provide snorkelling, sea-side candlelight dinners and decorative beds. These are sure to make your honeymoon in Andaman romantic and beautiful. Have a tour to the Havelock beach to get relaxing and rejuvenating experience. Mangrove serves as a potential recreation site for fishing, boating, bird watching, sightseeing and photography. Also have a private dinner on the beach. You can ask for the same with the respective hotel. Go for a yacht tour to get elegant and luxurious experiences of the quaint beaches and islands of Andaman. Watch romantic sunset sitting on the boat while having a ride on the Andaman Sea.

  • Q. Is Andaman is good for family holidays?

    Yes, Andaman is not restricted to honeymooners, but also family can visit. There are tour packages for everyone. From water adventures to sightseeing, there are many things families too can enjoy.

  • Q. Can we go on a tour to meet tribal people? Is it safe?

    It is advisable to avoid meeting tribal people because they have shunned themselves from outer world. In fact, they come under restricted area. So you won’t be allowed to visit them.

  • Q. How to transport in Andaman? Can we rent a bike or car and what will be the cost?

    The transportation is quite good due to large number of tourist presence. If you want to rent a bike or bicycle then there is some good service. Two wheeler would cost Rs 500/-. Also there are cab services offered with minimum fare Rs 800/-. You can check with the hotel, if they have any contact with such renting services.

  • Q. What sort of ATM facility is available in the Andamans?

    SBI and other state banks ATMs are available in Andaman, Port Blair and Havelock. But you need to carry cash from your start of the journey to avoid any problems later.

  • Q. What kind of medical facilities are there in the Andamans? What should I do in case of any medical emergency?

    There are some good medical facilities in Andaman. GB Pant Hospital, INHS Dhanvantari, Chakraborty Hospital, Pillar Health Center, ACE Hospital and few others.