50 Best Andaman and Nicobar Tour Packages - 2020 (796 Reviews)

Popular Andaman and Nicobar Tour Packages

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Havelock Sightseeing Tour: Explore the Majestic Island 5D/4N ₹ 15800 4.0 star View Details
Tour of Neil Island with a Visit to Its Beaches 9H ₹ 2400 4.0 star View Details
Sightseeing Tour of Baratang Island, Andamans 1D ₹ 2040 4.0 star View Details
Tour around Ross Bay and North Bay in Andaman 2H ₹ 100 4.0 star View Details
Tour to Andaman Islands 8D/7N ₹ 32292 4.0 star View Details
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Havelock Sightseeing Tour: Explore the Majestic Island
Havelock Sightseeing Tour: Explore the Majestic Island

5D/4N

Port Blair

About the Activity:Embark upon a spectacular tour of Havelock Island, one of the most visited but yet unspoiled islands around the world and the favourite among the Andaman Islands.A five day tour of this island makes your holidays cherish-able since it has remarkable treasures hidden within. Try to explore every nook and corner during the trip.It is accustomed to plenty of white sand beaches, coral reefs, azure waters and clean surrounding along with the peaceful local places.Make your Andaman trip quite fashionable by visiting Corbyn's Cove Beach, Cellular Jail and the Light and Sound Show presented here, the Radhanagar Beach, the Elephant Beach Boat ride and snorkeling etc.The package includes food, accommodation in hotels and all the transportation during the whole trip.
Superb

28 Ratings

4.0

28 Ratings

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INR 15,800

Tour of Neil Island with a Visit to Its Beaches
Tour of Neil Island with a Visit to Its Beaches

9H

About the Activity:A trip for the lovers of less crowded locations, pristine and silent incomparably is here; to Neil Island and its beaches named Laxmanpur Beach, Bharatapur beach and Sitapur Beach.Embark upon this nine hour trip after getting picked up from your accommodation in Port Blair in the morning around 08:00 AM. You will be taken to Phoenix Bay Jetty to board a catamaran.Relish the magnificent cruise to the island, once you reach there, you will be able to check-in to your room and relax before you set out for exploring the beautiful beaches.Grab the captivating colours during sunset and give away your eyes a visual treat and wind up the tour by late evening. You will be dropped back at your accommodation in Port Blair.
Superb

27 Ratings

4.0

27 Ratings

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INR 2,400

Sightseeing Tour of Baratang Island, Andamans
Sightseeing Tour of Baratang Island, Andamans

1D

About the Activity:Jarawa Tribes are the inhabitants of Baratang Island, once used to be the scary places on the Andaman Islands due to the attack from those native tribes but now it beckons a large number of visitors.Embark upon a spectacular day trip to Baratang Island to identify another side of the Andamans, majorly the tropical features of it that include dense forest, tribes, mangroves, long beaches and much more.Get picked from your hotel and start the journey to the destination around 3:30 AM from Port Blair. Travel through the tropical dense forest that arrays a bewitching scenery until you reach the entrance and move to Jarawa Tribal Reserve.As you reach the Baratang Jetty, board a fiber boat to engage in a Mangrove forest boat ride, feel the fresh air curving through the roots of Mangroves and experience a variant level of peace.You will be led to the starting point of your trek to the Limestone Cave. Relish the inner beauty which include years old cave formations and natural effects.Visit the Mud Volcano as well, an existing example of the natural extravaganzas which make the nature looks more miraculous.Wind up the tour by evening and get back to your hotel.
Superb

37 Ratings

4.0

37 Ratings

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INR 2,040

Tour around Ross Bay and North Bay in Andaman
Tour around Ross Bay and North Bay in Andaman

2H

Port Blair

About the Activity:This wonderful tour takes you to the scenic Ross Bay and North Bay islands.Two of the most popular destinations from Port Blair, these islands are thronged by people.The charming remains of the erstwhile Bristish Empire dot the Ross Bay island.North Bay Island has some vibrant corals, while the scenery remains resplendent.
Superb

25 Ratings

4.0

25 Ratings

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INR 100

Tour to Andaman Islands
Tour to Andaman Islands

8D/7N

Experience the serene and tranquil beauty of Andamans Islands with a series of exciting packages made available just for you. You can spend 3 nights in Port Blair, followed by 1 night in Baratang, 1 night in Diglipur and 2 nights in Havelock. Enjoy your stay at the clear blue beaches whilst you dine on amazing food and stay in AC rooms. Bring life and add spice to your vacation with an array of amazing activities in Andamans and spend a week of bliss and pure enjoyment. Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Accommodation Types: A/C room on twin sharing basis . Transportation Types: AC private Vehicle to and fro the cities 
Superb

26 Ratings

4.0

26 Ratings

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INR 40,000

INR 32,292

Helicopter Trip on Andaman Islands: Port Blair- Diglipur- Mayabunder- Port Blair
Helicopter Trip on Andaman Islands: Port Blair- Diglipur- Mayabunder- Port Blair

3H

About the Activity:Get ready to take part in an exhilarating aerial adventure above the turquoise waters of Andaman encircled by the enchanting greenery. This is a three hour journey beginning from Port Blair and this is the trip letting you see the twin islands, the North and the South.Get picked up from your hotel and start the trip at 07:40 AM. Be amused while you soar like a bird above Havelock, North Passage, Peel Island, Madhuban, Stewart Island, Saddle Peak, Ross and Smith Island and you will reach Diglipur.After taking a short break of five minutes, resume your journey to Mayabunder. From there, you will be taken to Port Blair again capturing the views of Rangat, Kadamtalla, Baratang, Bambooflat from the top.Return to Port Blair where the air safari gets concluded and carry a bag full of cherish-able moments.
Superb

23 Ratings

4.0

23 Ratings

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INR 3,900

Andaman Scuba Diving Expedition
Andaman Scuba Diving Expedition

15D/14N

Port Blair

The Andaman & Nicobar Islands comprise of around 572 islands, and lie 1190 km from Chennai. Of these only 36 are inhabited. The islands are formed by a sub-ocean mountain range which separates the Bay of Bengal from the Andaman Seas. Its a long term stay package for those who want to really becomes a part of the easy-going life of the Andamans; enjoy some diving, explore the islands, hang out on the beach. Andaman's also offer other Water Sports like Scuba Diving and Snorkelling, speed boating, Jet-ski etc. Combining diving with some continuing education can improve the skills The islands have tropical climate. The rain forests on these islands shelter more than 3000 species of plants and birds. Its a paradise for eco-tourists and Andaman adventure sport lovers.
Superb

25 Ratings

4.0

25 Ratings

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Andaman Divers Paradise
Andaman Divers Paradise

6D/5N

Port Blair

Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a union territory of India lies in the Bay of Bengal. It consists of about 527 islands both small and large. The coastline of the Islands stretches for about 100 Kms. The Islands are covered with dense forests all around. This Andaman trip will take one to Havelock, an island with white beaches, coral reefs, and dolphins, turtles, situated 57km north east of Port Blair. The beaches Vijaynagar and Radhanagar are the most prominent and known for their crystal clear turquoise blue waters. A tour to the Havelock beach is exciting, relaxing and rejuvenating. One can enjoy few water sports activities (optional) here. The stay at Port Blair offers lots to see in local culture, much known Cellular Jail, Viper Island through Harbour Cruise and many more.
Superb

33 Ratings

4.0

33 Ratings

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Andaman Divers Special
Andaman Divers Special

8D/7N

Port Blair

The Andaman & Nicobar Islands, located in the Bay of Bengal are the last of the few undiscovered jewels of nature that have so far escaped the ravages of mass tourism. The busiest diving season in Andaman is between the months of October and May. The clear blue seas provide good visibility for the abundant and enthralling variety of marine life. The Havelock and Neil Islands are most visited due to the beauty of their beaches, relaxing environment and SCUBA diving facilities. The place is still untouched for the most by tourism. Scuba Diving is a sought after sport among the new generation and even the elderly may enjoy its thrill. These islands are reached by a regular and reliable ferry service operating from Phoenix Bay Jetty in Port Blair. Havelock has seven beaches, most resorts being located on the stretch along the road from beach 3 to beach 5; beach 7 that is Radhanagar Beach is held to be the most gorgeous. On Neil Island, Sitapur is one of the most well-known beaches, known for its clear water and white coral sands. This package tour covers the entire top diving sites of Havelock and Neil Island, also leaves the tourist with a free day or two to soak in the unique charm of these these captivating islands. The dive sites are organised according to difficulty into All, Intermediate and Advanced category.
Superb

30 Ratings

4.0

30 Ratings

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Kayaking Trip in Havelock, Andaman Islands
Kayaking Trip in Havelock, Andaman Islands

2H

About the Activity:Since the Andaman Islands are famous for providing the best water sports and adventure activities, if you are concluding the Andaman Tour without trying your hands at Kayaking would be a loss for sure.To avoid missing the most excited activity on the island, you have a tremendous opportunity here in the form of a 2 hours and 30 minutes long Kayaking trip in Havelock where thick Mangrove Forests are inhabited happily.You will be directed in the right way to use the kayak and start the activity post training from Havelock Island Jetty. Observe the rich diversity of the precious Mangrove forest.The timing for the activity can be customised when you book the tour.
Very Good

29 Ratings

3.0

29 Ratings

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INR 2,400

Trekking and Snorkeling Trip in Andaman Islands
Trekking and Snorkeling Trip in Andaman Islands

9H

About the Activity:Instead of approaching the Elephant Beach in Andaman by boat, here is a twist that offers you more authentic exploration of the region through a guided trekking trip.Begin the activity early morning around 8:00 AM after getting picked up from your hotel, the trekking can be done in one hour maximum. But a 300 meters of marsh land and Mangrove forest come along which demand much more energy and time.Once you arrive at the beach, spend a quality time strolling around before you get ready to go to the deeper parts of the ocean with a smooth snorkelling trip as well.Post lunch, be ready to go to one of the flamboyant beach on the island, the Radhanagar Beaches where relaxation can touch the optimum level. Moreover, the sunset views from the beach have a special place among travellers.Return to your hotel by late evening as you would be dropped back.
Very Good

30 Ratings

3.0

30 Ratings

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INR 1,520

Radhanagar and Kalapathar Beach Visit in Havelock Island
Radhanagar and Kalapathar Beach Visit in Havelock Island

5H

About the Activity:A trip for those who are in love with the white sandy beaches and azure oceans around the world is here. A five hour long exploration of two famous beaches on Andaman Islands; Radhanagar and Kala Pathar Beach.At your convenient time, you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Kalapathar Beach first, the road to this beach offers quite a remarkable view of the turquoise water of the ocean. But the beach is comparatively small with less number of people.Capture the glistening white sandy beach's beauty as much as you wish and then head to experience the quietness provided by Radhanagar Beach.There the palm-fringed beach cuddled by the azure water articulates calmness. In addition to it, wait for the sun to sink in to the abyss so that you will be able to behold the best ever sunset views.Conclude the trip after spending almost three hours on Radhanagar Beach and return to your hotel.
Very Good

31 Ratings

3.0

31 Ratings

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INR 1,450

Half Day City Tour and Chidia Tapu Sunset View
Half Day City Tour and Chidia Tapu Sunset View

8H

About the Activity:Port Blair is the most happening town on the Andamans, as it is the capital, it has a lot more things to take care of but simultaneously it attracts thousands of tourists every year.If Andaman Islands have a space in your bucket list, then this half day city tour with a visit to Chidia Tapu should be marked red because it can turn your vacation up to another level.Get picked up from your accommodation in Port Blair in the morning around 08:00 AM and firstly, you will be visiting the Anthropological Museum where you can witness the prehistoric collections.Move to capture the glimpses of Fisheries Musuem then. There are over 350 species of marine organisms displayed at the museum.Afterwards, proceed to Chatham Saw Mill, the oldest in Asia. The Chatham Bridge connecting Port Blair and Chatham Island is the highlight. The wealth Andaman and Nicobar Islands possess in terms of timber and wood is shown at this museum.The next destination is the Cellular Jail which played quite an important role in Indian Independence. Once you conclude observing the jail, move to Chidia Tapu which is located 30 KM away from Port Blair.Chidia Tapu is popular for the presence of very rare species of birds and the mind blowing sunset views.  Travel to Chidia Tapu in the afternoon and witness the amazing red and orange getting diluted in the turquoise waters.Wind up the tour after getting dropped at your accommodation in Port Blair by late evening.
Very Good

30 Ratings

3.0

30 Ratings

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INR 1,400

Sea Plane Ride to Havelock and Radhanagar Beach Trip from Port Blair
Sea Plane Ride to Havelock and Radhanagar Beach Trip from Port Blair

1D

About the Activity:The most craziest and favourite tourist destination on the Andamans is Havelock but if there is a sea plane to trip to Havelock from Port Blair, anybody will say no hardly.Here is an absolute trip to this mesmerising island on a sea plane; the 9 seater Cessna 208A which will provide you the amazing aerial view of Cellular Jail, Ross Island, North Bay Island, Mount Harriet and Sailing Ships.Once you arrive on the island, you will be driven to one of the beautiful beaches in the region, Radhanagar which is also known as Beach No.7. An undeniable sunset view is the highlight of the beach.You will be picked up from your accommodation to take part in this 9 hour trip. The departing schedule of the sea plane are 0745 Hours, 0915 Hours and 1500 Hours.
Very Good

39 Ratings

3.0

39 Ratings

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INR 4,600

Sightseeing Tour of Island Triangle, Andaman
Sightseeing Tour of Island Triangle, Andaman

7D/6N

About the Activity: Enthrall in this stunning sightseeing tour of Island Triangle, Andaman with family and friends for a truly blissful experience. Enjoy the coastal beauty of this gorgeous island like never before! With your arrival in Port Blair, you will be provided with an array of activities. Acclimatize yourself with the surrounding, enjoy the shimmering crystal clear water and relax on the sand beaches. Visit the well- famed Cellular jail, a place that played a vital role during the pre-independence period. Enjoy a light and sound show along with rest of the group members. Visit the sunning Ross Island, fisheries museum and Anthropological museum and know more about this secluded treasured possession of India. Delight in the beauty of the Havelock Island, considered as one of the most beautiful and largest islands of Ritchie’s Archipelago. Relax on the renowned beaches of Vijaynagar and Radhanagar. Make some wonderful memories with rest of the group members while embarking on this sightseeing tour of Island Triangle, Andaman. Meal Types: Breakfast (lunch and dinner to be borne by the customer) Accommodation Types: On twin sharing basis.Activities: Sightseeing (Optional: Snorkeling trip to Elephant Beach, Scuba Diving, Sea Walk at an extra price)
Very Good

24 Ratings

3.0

24 Ratings

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INR 20,000

INR 18,600

Learn To Dive
Learn To Dive

6D/5N

Port Blair

Diving in Andaman waters offer a fascinating world of under-water marine life, varieties of colorful fishes, rarest of the coral reefs in the world, mysterious remains of sunken ships etc. All these can be explored through Scuba Diving. This is our most popular diver program for all newbie, a passport to a lifetime of underwater adventure, which allows you the freedom to dive with a buddy, independent of a professional. Learn about scuba fundamentals, equipment and diving techniques then practice your diving skills in the pool before discovering the tranquil beauty of our underwater wonderland. Must be able to Float/Swim for 10 minutes and complete either a 100% meters continuous swim or 300 meters continuous swim with snorkel & fins.
Very Good

23 Ratings

3.0

23 Ratings

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Best Selling Andaman Nicobar Holiday Package
Best Selling Andaman Nicobar Holiday Package

5D/4N

Port Blair

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 its islands, this tour package is the perfect fit for your Andaman dream. From Port Blair to Havelock island to Neil island, there is so much fun to be had in Andaman. With this package, you can enjoy a wonderful range of sightseeing activities and water-based adventures.On this tour of 5 days and 4 nights, you will have plenty of opportunities to explore the attractions in and around Port Blair. The tour package includes visits to Cellular Jail, and Havelock Island, making it the best choice for an elaborate experience. You will get to experience the Cellular Jail, Ross Island,  Havelock Island,  Jolly Buoy and the local attractions of Port Blair on this tour.*Note- The price of the package is for a minimum booking of 4 people traveling together. For information on 2 people package, drop in an inquiry and we will help you with the same.
Excellent

213 Ratings

5.0

213 Ratings

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INR 17,250

INR 13,750

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Andaman Tour Package from Chennai
Andaman Tour Package from Chennai

5D/4N

Port Blair

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 as one of the primest holiday destinations of the country. Home to white sandy beaches lined with palm trees and more than 500 islands, each more beautiful than the previous one. The perfect destination for island hopping and beach loving people, Andaman is also one of the most visited places in the country.If you are looking to take on a Chennai to Andaman tour package, this one will fit all your requirements perfectly, and not forget, your budget too. The package is 4 nights and 5 days long. Over the course of the tour, you will have a chance to spend several hours on beautiful islands like Neil Island and Havelock island, as well as a chance to enjoy the exotic sights and sounds of Port Blair. Spend a gorgeous vacation soaking in the sun and the salty winds of Andaman with this wonderful package. You will get comfortable and cosy accommodations here, breakfast on all the days of your trip, airport pick-ups and drops, and transfers during the trip for sightseeing in this tour, so that you don’t have to take any trouble or go to uncomfortable lengths to make this trip possible. And as far as what you will be seeing is concerned, the tour covers a lot of ground, and sea, while you are on the go here.The Chennai to Andaman tour package starts with your arrival at the airport of Port Blair, you will have a short tour of the nearby attractions which include the Anthropological museum, the Fisheries Museum, and the Samudrika Museum, followed by a tour to the sawmill of Chatham. Followed by this will be the extravagant sound and light show at the Cellular Jail. The trip then takes a turn towards the Neil Island, which is a heaven for all the beach lovers as it is home to unending stretches of sandy shores including the well-known names of Laxmanpur Beach and Bharatpur beach. After returning to Port Blair from here, you will be going to the most popular destination in the Andaman Islands, the Havelock Island. One of the most famous locations here, it is the home to the beautiful Elephant beach which is where all the water sports activities happen. After this adventurous spree, you will be spending some time in exploring more local sights of Port Blair like the Ross Island, Mahatma Gandhi National Park and the Corbyn’s Cove, which will also mark a memorable end to your tour.At the end of this Andaman tour package from Chennai, you will take a flight back with a bag full of souvenirs and your mind full of memories to cherish for a lifetime.
Excellent

34 Ratings

5.0

34 Ratings

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INR 17,500

INR 14,500

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Andaman Tour Package from Bangalore
Andaman Tour Package from Bangalore

4D/3N

Port Blair

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 packed in a serene package of more than 500 islands in an archipelago located in the middle of the Bay of Bengal. And with so many beautiful additions to this land, like the pristine white sandy beaches, an untouched coral reef, coasts lined with palm trees all the way round, hills covered in immense greenery, and the best weather that you can find, Andaman surely finds its way to the wishlist of so many people.A popular honeymoon destination and a centre for lovers of various water sports, Andaman is definitely a must visit for everyone. And this Bangalore to Andaman tour package skips every hassle to bring you all the best of this island heaven and to make the trip as memorable as possible. For 5 nights and 6 days, you will have the times of your lives enjoying the best sights and sounds of Andaman in a comprehensive and immersive way. From Port Blair to Havelock island to Jolly Buoy, you can look forward to a week full of adventure. This Bangalore to Andaman tour package starts when you arrive in Andaman and are picked up by our representative on the ground. You will be taken to the hotel and will have an entire to spend at your leisure. You can visit the local markets, go to the nearest beach or enjoy the nightlife of Port Blair. Also, you can choose to relax and get over the jet lag.You will get a good chance at exploring the length and breadth of Port Blair the next day, as you visit attractions like Anthropological Museum, Samudrika Museum and Cellular jail, and get a full tour of the famous Ross Island. The day becomes even more amazing as you are taken to the island called Chidiya Tapu in the evening as it is one of the most famous places to enjoy a beautiful sunset in all of Andaman. And from one scenic place to another, Havelock Island awaits you with its pristine beaches and watersports filled with adrenaline rushes.You will be visiting the Elephant Beach and the Radhanagar Beach, which also happens to be amongst the most famous beaches in Asia. And for your fill of adventure, the tour then heads to Jolly Buoy, which is an island famous for some of the most amazing coral structures and is a great spot to dive, snorkel and swim in the turquoise and warm waters.The Andaman tour package from Bangalore comes to an end with a drop off to the airport, so you can board your flight back and take with you some of the most amazing memories of the island hopping adventure that you had in these amazing days.
Excellent

51 Ratings

5.0

51 Ratings

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INR 15,000

INR 12,000

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Andaman Sightseeing Tour of 10 Days
Andaman Sightseeing Tour of 10 Days

10D/9N

About the Activity:Here comes a long tour of 10 days to explore and understand the exact beauty of the Andaman Islands. This is an extensive sightseeing trip that ranges from the complete view of the cities to the beaches to the favourite small islands.The Cellular Jail and the Light and Sound Show, the Coral Island, Ross Island, Diglipur are the main attractions that you are going to come across during the tour.For the adventure lovers, there are options to do scuba diving or snorkelling. For those who want to just sit back and relax, the palm-fringed beaches around the island will be a great choice.The package includes food, accommodation in hotels and all the transportation during the sightseeing trip.
Excellent

38 Ratings

5.0

38 Ratings

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INR 30,000

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14 December 2019
Excellent
"it was a memorable trip and was well organized. They have coordinated at all the points and provided services as mentioned in the package I booked. Thank you so much for this memorable trip."
23 June 2015
Excellent
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 and we came to know about some historic facts about the place. Stay was very comfortable and in decent hotels. Totally an amazing experience.
13 February 2020
Excellent
I had planned this tour for my cousin. I was in touch with Shubham and Atri from booking time.Both were kind and helpful for answering and sharing the details to my queries.Later on Atri was in touch with me and he helped in customizing this tour for couple. He has clarified all my doubts, concerns during planning, booking for this tour. We opted for deluxe category and we shared our preferred list of hotels.Atri also helped in decision making for the hotels. Hotels were good and couple had nice time... Cabs were on time, food was good... Flower bed decoration was too good and also candle light dinner.. but was expecting more for candle light dinner apart from just table decoration ... Overall it was nice experience...
20 November 2019
Excellent
"wonderful trip"
03 March 2015
Excellent
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 not have to face any problems during the whole trip. There are good hotels also at all places where you can have good food from. The stay arranged by them was also good.
01 March 2017
Excellent
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.

People Also Ask About Andaman and Nicobar Tours

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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

  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. Is there any scuba diving institute in Andaman to get PADI certificate? What will be the cost?

    Barefoot Scuba, Scuba Love.in 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.