Useful Info

How to Get there

Planning trip to Andaman from Chennai, Kolkata or Bangalore ? Ok, you are lucky as direct flights from Chennai/ Kolkata/ Bangalore to Port Blair are on daily basis. The best thing for you will be to arrive to the Andaman Islands as early as possible, and later leave the islands around 02:00 PM. This way you can make better utilization of your time in the islands. You can book the flight tickets by yourself and select or customize a honeymoon package as per your liking, Or ask AndamansExperts team to book both the flight and the land package for you. If you are planning to visit Andaman on Cruise then please note that NO Cruise sails to Andaman from Chennai or Kolkata. These are Government operated ships and it takes 3 Days to reach Andaman. Find various options about how to reach Andaman Islands, so that you know the best way to reach Andaman.

Planning a Honeymoon from Mumbai, Delhi, Gujrat or any other state in India? For those coming from these states, you will first have to reach Chennai, Kolkata or Bangalore either by train, bus or air, and then take a flight to Port Blair.

Andaman has all what you were expecting for a perfect honeymoon. Explore various things to do in the Andaman Islands, and we are sure you will explore a lot of options that you might want to do during ones visit to Andaman.

Permits

For Indians:
Indian nationals need no permit to visit the Andamans. However, visiting to tribal reserved areas in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is prohibited.

For Foreigners:

All Foreign nationals required a permit (RAP - Restricted Area Permit) to visit the Andaman Nicobar Islands, which is easily available on arrival at Port Blair by flight or ship from the Immigration Authorities for 30 days subject to availability of valid visa. This is extendable for another 15 days with permission and the delegated authority to extend permission is the Superintendent of Police, Andaman District, Port Blair.

The Restricted Area Permit can also be obtained from the Indian Missions overseas and also from the foreigners Registration offices at New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata and from the Immigration Authorities at the Airports of New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata.


Places covered under restricted area permit:

  • For Day and Night Visits
  • Entire island of Middle Andaman excluding Tribal Reserve
  • Entire island of South Andaman, excluding Tribal Reserve
  • Municipal area, Port Blair
  • Havelock Island
  • Long Island
  • Neil Island
  • Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park except Boat, Hobday, Twin Islands, Tarmugli, Malay and Pluto (Night halt in these Islands subject to special permission of the UT Administration)
  • Mayabunder
  • Diglipur
  • Rangat
  • Baratang Island
  • North Passage Island
  • Little Andaman Island excluding tribal reserve.

 

For Day Visit Only:

  • Jolly Buoy
  • South Cinque
  • Red Skin
  • Mount Harriet
  • Ross Island
  • Barren Island – restricted to visit on board vessels only, with no landing ashore.
  • Narcondam Island
  • Interview Island
  • Brother Island
  • Sister Island
  • Madhuban