Port Blair, the
capital town of this Union Territory is situated about 1200
km from the east coast of the mainland. The Alliance Airlines
has flights from Calcutta and Chennai on rotational basis. Jet
Airways operates flights daily from and to Chennai. It takes
about two hours to reach Port Blair from Chennai by air.
There are passenger
ships sailing from Calcutta, Chennai and Visakhapatnam. The
trip may take a three to four days from Chennai and may be one
more day on the Calcutta route. Locally one can take boats to
various islands. Port Blair has taxis, auto-rickshaws and bicycles.
Private boats can also be hired.
TRANSFERS :- CAR & BOAT
Airport - Barefoot at Havelock - Port Blair Airport
Adults or more
GOVERNMENT FERRY SERVICE / CAR
hrs & 1400 hrs daily ferry departure from Port Blair to
Havelock. Duration is 21/2– 41/2 hours. Join-in
Government ferry service.
using Govt. ferry, a 1-night stay in Port Blair on your
return from Havelock is mandatory, as Havelock-Port
Blair ferries do not connect with departing flights on
the same day)
BOAT CHARTER / CAR
same day airport departure and arrival service.
Flexible daylight departures to Havelock. Duration 21/2–
3 hours. Maximum 12 persons.
INR. 16,000 one-way
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require a travel permit for 30 days to stay on the islands on
their arrival at Port Blair from the immigration authorities.
These permits can also be obtained from Indian Missions abroad,
Airport Immigration authorities and Foreigners Registration
Offices at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Calcutta. Please contact
us further details.
Indian Nationals do not require a permit to visit these Islands
but a special permit is required while visiting the tribal areas.
A WORD OF CAUTION:
visiting Andaman & Nicobar
should obey the rules and regulations prescribed by the Islands
Carry narcotics or drugs a punishable offence.
Go out of your island lagoon without a proper escort can be
Do not break
plants or coral or collecting a piece as "souvenirs."
Remember that even the lightest touch with hands or equipment
can damage sensitive coral polyps.
Resist the temptation to feed fish, seabirds and marine mammals;
it changes their natural behavior and diet.
Dumping trash at sea is illegal; plastic bags and other debris
can injure or kill marine animals. Sets a good example of
environmental responsibility and bring your trash back to shore
and recycle it.