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transportation in andaman and nicobar islands

Transportation In Andaman and Nicobar Islands

AIR: Inter-island travel can be easy with Sea Helicopter. The breathtaking aerial view will keep you glued to the window for sure! However, the service isn’t meant for tourists although you can try your luck by applying a day before the Directorate of Civil Aviation office. BOAT: Be ready to face long frenzy waiting queues at the ferry ticket office. You can pre-book ferry tickets only if you’ve an island permit. Hotels can do that on your behalf. Porters charge about INR 50/bag so if you aren’t carrying something heavy, it’s better to carry them yourself. There are frequent boat services from Havelock Island to Neil Island. More queries? Dig deeper at: www.andamans.gov.in. BUS: Mohanpura bus terminus is the central terminus. Buses are available throughout the day. South, Middle and North Andaman, all are linked by roads. Bus services are available from Port Blair to Wandoor, North to Baratang, Rangat, mayabunder and Diglipur. PRIVATE VEHICLES: Travelling solo or in pair? Best option would be to avail for motorbikes from port Blair that charge a minimal amount of INR 300/day. However, a car driver will charge INR 600 per 35 km. North and Middle Andaman is prohibited for foreigners to explore owing to the tribals’ aversion towards foreigners.
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Quick Andaman Travel Tips For First Timers

CLIMATE You can imagine how pleasant the weather remains throughout the year when we say that the temperature flickers between 20 to 32 degree Celsius with a humidity of about 80%. The southwest monsoon is especially wet and occurs between the mid-May and early October, whereas the northeast monsoon is comparatively dry and occurs between November and December. Andaman experiences no winter. The beginning of March marks the entry of Summer in Andaman which lasts till the mid-May. Summer is an absolute favourite season for tourists since they get to explore the archipelago to the fullest, go for sightseeing, enjoy the underwater adventures like scuba diving, sea walking and snorkeling. TIME ZONE No, Andaman doesn’t belong to a different time zone. It follows the same time as the rest of the India, that is, GMT 5 hours and 30 minutes. FORMALITIES -Residents of India, don’t need a visa/passport. However, for foreigners, passport with India Visa is mandatory.
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Best Time To Visit Andaman – Everything You Need To Know

The tropical archipelago is subjected to very less alteration in temperature. The temperature swings between 20 to 35 degree Celsius throughout the year. The serene climate is one of the reasons why Andaman is a tourists’ favourite. You can say Best Time To Visit Andaman – Its all round the year. Andaman basically has two seasons only- Monsoon and Summer. The weather is mostly breezy and delightful sans humidity. You can totally chill watching the waves flirt with the beach as it moves to and fro.   ANDAMAN FROM JANUARY TO MAY: The ideal season to visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Summer in Andaman stretches from January to May. If you are an adventure enthusiast this is the season for you. You’ll love sea walking, diving, snorkeling in this pleasant weather and discover to the world underwater. The temperature fluctuates between 25 to 35 degree Celsius during this period. You should visit Andaman during this time to witness it at its best. Do you love festivals? Well, lucky for you because Andaman offers Island Tourism Festivals and Subhash Mela for tourists! Sounds great, right? So pack your bags for the beach and palms are summoning you, what are you waiting for? book your tickets now! ANDAMAN FROM JUNE – DECEMBER: Surprisingly, Andaman receive monsoon twice- one that lasts from November till January and the other lasts from May to September. The temperature keeps on fluctuating ranging from 22 to 30 degrees. This is the best time to visit Andaman if you are a Monsoon lover. Sipping coffee in your cozy hotel room isn’t that bad idea either. Also, it’ll be the perfect time for you to take a break and spend some quality time with your family and enjoy the perfect island monsoon. So what are you waiting for. Plan your trip to Andaman now. Use the WhatsApp button below to get your perfect trip planned.  
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Top Honeymoon Places in Andaman Nicobar Islands

Top Honeymoon Places in Andaman Nicobar Islands

Andaman conjures up turquoise water, palm trees and serene white sand. The perfect aura for a romantic tryst for you and your partner, being surrounded by tranquility, tropical mangroves, walking bare feet on the ivory sand and having the time of your lives, sounds quintessential. In recent years, Andaman has become a honeymoon hotspot. A romantic escape with your spouse to this gorgeous archipelago serves the perfect idea of honeymoon. So, to all the honeymooners, sit back and relax because we just made your job a bit easier by shortlisting all the spots in this dreamy island you just can’t miss. To be honest, Havelock island must be your first choice, right? We understand, since it is the most hyped one. Yes, Havelock Island probably has been popularised more than any other island in Andaman. Port Blair, Neil, Baratang and Diglipur are underrated but shouldn’t go unnoticed. If you want us to help you to plan your perfect honeymoon in the beautiful islands, use the WhatsApp button below to let us know your requirements. Keep on reading to know more… 1. CHIDIATAPU, PORT BLAIR: We bet you won’t be able to take your eyes off the stunning picturesque at Chidiatapu. 30 km from port Blair, Chidiatapu is den of rare exotic birds. Also, sunset at Chidiatapu looks marvelous. Now you know where to start your trip from. 2. FOR HISTORY FANATICS: Back in British era, freedom fighters were carried to the Cellular Jail A.k.a where they were severely tortured and punished. Overwhelming light and sound show at the Cellular Jail will surely add up to the excitement and leave you amazed. Also, we’d suggest you to book the tickets in advance. 3. NORTH BAY AND ROSS ISLAND: Take a INR 20 note. You see that island? Well, that’s North bay Island. North Bay and Ross island are extremely popular among tourists for Coral Safari in Semi Submarine, Scuba Diving, Sea Walking. You’ll be awestruck by these bonny islands. A mere INR 30 and INR 10 maintenance fees are charged at Ross Island and North Bay Island from the visitors. 4. NEIL ISLAND: Neil island is a paradise in disguise. Board a Government ferry from Port Blair and you’ll reach Neil island within 2-3 hours. Though it’s comparatively smaller than Havelock island, Neil island is ethereal. 5. HAVELOCK ISLAND: Last but not the least, watch the various hues of blue in Havelock island. It’s the largest of all the islands and is 25 miles away from port Blair. You can never get enough of its scenic beauty. The best way to end your Honeymoon would be a candle light dinner with your love.
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