How to plan

How to plan

How to Plan Andaman Island Trip (Step-by-Step Trip Plan)

Lovely to see you planning your next vacation to the Andaman Islands. The Andaman Islands is one the best places to visit in India and here in this how-to-plan guide, we will guide you with all the details and step-by-step guide that can help you plan your perfect trip to the Andaman Islands.

During a planned tour to the Andaman Islands below are the major things that need to be considered and noted down for you to come to a budget

  1. Season – The best time to visit the Andaman Islands
  2. How many days are required to visit Andaman
  3. Things to visit
  4. Flight cost
  5. Accommodation costs at all islands
  6. Ferry cost for moving from one island to the other
  7. Cost of Water Activities
  8. Transportation costs like Cab/Auto/Two Wheeler etc
  9. Food Cost
  10. Conclusion
Step 2 – How many days are required to visit Andaman?

To give a perspective of how many days are required will share the map of the Andaman Islands. The Andaman Islands are divided into North, Middle, and South Andaman Islands. The majority of people 5 Nights to 6 Nights who travel to the Andaman Islands visit the south Andaman Islands covering Port Blair, Havelock, and Neil Island.

To cover the major tourist places in South Andaman Islands you will require a minimum of 6 days Andaman trip is required and the usual itinerary that is followed is as follows to refer

Day 1 – Arrival at Port Blair
Day 2 – Travel from Port Blair to Havelock Island and Stay at Havelock Island
Day 3 – Visit Havelock Island
Day 4 – Travel from Havelock to Neil Island
Day 5 – Return from Neil Island to Port Blair
Day 6 – Departure from Port Blair

The major tourist places at Port Blair, Havelock and Neil Island
Top places at Port Blair

Cellular Jail – History
Corbyns Cove Beach – Beach and water activities
Chidiatapu – Sunset point
Ross Island – History and nature
North Bay Island – Beach and Water sports

The major tourist places at Havelock are

Radhangar Beach
Kalapathar Beach
Elephant Beach

The major locations at Neil Island are

Bharatpur Beach
Laxmanpur Beach
Natural Rock Formation
Sitapur beach

Travelers who prefer visiting the islands for water activities should spend more time at Havelock Island as the major activities are done at Havelock Island.

Step 4 – Get your flight tickets

Flight tickets to the Andaman Islands can get expensive based on your date of travel. The airport where you land at Port Blair is called Veer Savarkar International Airport and the code is IXZ

Direct flights are available from Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, and Hyderabad.
Connecting flights are available from all cities with intermittent direct flights from Mumbai and Delhi as well.

When you plan your budget for Andaman the flight costs are a great deal. If you get cheaper quotes for flights then your overall package cost goes down.

We are your local travel agency in the Andaman Islands, offering complete land packages from Port Blair Airport to your trip back. While we don’t book flight tickets, our specialty is providing all-inclusive land packages to meet your travel needs. Please remember to arrange your flight tickets separately.

Step 5 – Cost of Ferry to move from one Island to the other

Ferry in the Andaman Islands is very important again. You will be landing at Port Blair airport and to go to other islands such as Havelock and Neil Island you will need a ferry that takes you from one island to the other and brings you back.

These ferries are of prime importance in your trip planning. If you select an island to book where the ferry is not regularly then you will end up paying more or you can even end up not reaching the islands because of no ferry operational.

We will also be giving an example of the day-wise costing so that it is easier for you to decide on your budget while planning

Post the conclusion, we will also provide an easy way to plan and calculate your tour cost to the islands. This may help you save time when planning a trip to the Andaman Islands.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands are famous for their pristine blue beaches and white sands and are home to some things that are unique only to the Andamans. Yet there is a lack of clarity when one decides on a trip to Andaman and Nicobar. It is even more saddening when Indian people themselves lack knowledge of these islands.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands catch the attention of visitors with their pristine blue waters, white sand beaches, and exquisite scenery. Andaman and Nicobar Islands are also home to some unique things, like the last unexplored tribe in the North Sentinel Islands, the beautiful coral reefs, and the only active volcano in India. There are also multiple spots that tourists can explore on this island.

So here are some answers to those basic questions that arise if one decides to travel to the islands.

If you need any clarification about your Andaman Islands holiday tour package trip, please feel free to call us. We’re happy to answer any of your questions. Contact us details: 9434282041 / 9933204095.

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    Entry formailities

     Foreigner Nationals

    All foreign nationals can stay in the islands for 30 days. This can be extended by another 15 days with permission. They require a permit to stay from the immigration authorities. In addition, permits can also be obtained from: Indian Missions Overseas, Foreigner's Registration Offices at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Calcutta and the immigration authorities at the airports at Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta and Chennai.

     For Indians

    Indians need no permit to visit Andamans Islands. But permits are required to visit Nicobar Islands and other tribal areas, which are given in exceptional cases. Application on a prescribed form may be addressed to the Deputy Commissioner, Andaman District, Port Blair.