If you are imaging a picture perfect sceneries with less people around to have a wonderful honeymoon trip or want to have a wonderful family vacation then, head to Andaman and Nicobar Island. Andaman is one of the best tourist places in India. Turquoise water with white sand beaches, swaying palm trees, for and fauna, lush green forests and picturesque sceneries make it a paradise for the tourists. If you want to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life then, this is the best place you can visit to spend some quality time with your friends, family or life partner.
But, before you plan your holiday trip to Andaman and Nicobar Island or book your holiday package for Andaman Island, you should know some important things about Andaman and Nicobar Island. Here, in this article we will discuss about every important things that one should know before planning a trip to this exotic island. In fact, there are many questions that people often ask before visiting Andaman so, here are the most common questions with their answers, which can help you to plan your holiday trip to Andaman and Nicobar Island.
Is Visa Required for Visit Andaman and Nicobar Island?
As Andaman and Nicobar Island is the part of India so, there is no requirement of passport, visa or permits for the Indians. People from other countries except Nepal and Bhutan, require visa and passport to visit Andaman Island. All the foreigners apart from the valid visa and passport, needs Restricted Area Permit (RAP) to visit and stay in Andaman and Nicobar Island.
How to Reach Andaman and Nicobar Island?
There is only two way to reach Andaman Island either by flight or ship. The easiest way to reach or travel Andaman is by flight. There is only one airport in Andaman Island. And, there are regular flight to Veer Savarkar International Airport or Port Blair Airport from the prime cities like Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi, Vishakhapatnam and Bhubaneshwar.
There’s also see route to visit Andaman Island. Though it is time consuming but, the views that one get while travelling worth all the efforts. You can take a ship from Chennai to Port Blair to reach Andaman Island.
When Is the Best Time to Visit Andaman and Nicobar Island?
Andaman is a tropical island and the best part is that it is a year round tourist destination in India. So, you can book your Andaman tour package, whenever you want to. Here fluctuation in temperature are minimal thus, it has pleasant weather throughout the year. The best time to visit Andaman is from November to May. Rainy season or Monsoon however, recommended to be avoided because high tidal waves, heavy rains and strong winds.
How Many Days Are Required for Andaman Trip?
Well, this depends on what you want to explore or enjoy there. However, if you wish to cover all the major tourist attractions including the popular water sports activities then, you should not plan your trip less than a week. If you take 7 nights and 8 days Andaman tour packages then, you can almost everything in Andaman.
Where to Stay?
If you are booking Andaman holiday package from a local tour agency in Andaman then, you don’t have to worry to stay there. Accommodation will be provided or arranged by your tour operator only. But, if you are planning your trip on your own then, you can book any resort or good hotels to stay in Andaman. Well, the locals also offer rooms in their house or building for the tourists to stay for a few days.
Things to Do?
Andaman gives everything to its visitors that a visitor can ask for during his holiday trip in Andaman. From adventurous water sports activities to trekking and tourist attractions, there are several things to do in Andaman and Nicobar Island. Here are the list of the things that you can do while on your Andaman holiday trip: –
- Attend the light and sound show in Cellular Jail
- Explore the limestone cave
- Trek to Madhuban
- Islands hopping to see sunrises and sunsets
- Enjoy semi submarine ride in Andaman
- Under water sea walking
So, these are the complete information about Andaman and Nicobar. From where to stay in Andaman and what to do, each and everything is discussed above. If you are planning a holiday trip to Andaman and Nicobar Island then, you must know all these things. Our bonus tips for you all is that always consider a local Andaman tour operators to plan your trip. And, you can also get quotes from multiple tours and travel agencies in Andaman to compare charges and offers.