Plan your Andaman tour
Andaman is accessible via air and water transportation. Andaman is a set ofislands located south far offthe coast of India and most travelers that visit these islands prefer visiting by ships.
Port Blair, a popular location on Andaman Islands, has an international airport that can be connected via flights from Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai Airport. The flight schedule of major airlines in India are highlighted below
· Air India – Air India operates three flights daily to the airport at Port Blair. A flight departs from Kolkata airport and the second from Chennai airport with both taking about two hours journey time to reach the Veer Savarkar Airport in Port Blair. The third flight leaves Kolkota to Delhi before connecting Port Blair.
· Jet Connect – Jet Connect’s first flight connects Kolkota airport from Delhi before heading to Port Blair.
It’s lovely to visitAndaman by ship. This affords travelers the opportunity to feel the natural endowment of the Island throughout the 2-3 days long journey. Every month, there are three trips to Andaman via a ship.
BEST SEASON TO VISIT ANDAMAN
Andaman is a popular tourist haven that enjoys pleasant temperature all year round. Main seasons at Andaman are winter, summer, and monsoon. It is advisable to stay away during monsoon due to strong winds and tidal waves. The weather is as high as 35°c in summers and as low as 15°c in the winter.
· Summer (April-Mid July)
Temperature ranges from 24-37°c. This is a suitable time to schedule a visit to the Island as all water sports will be available and tourist can visit different locations.
· Monsoon (July-September)
The temperature of Andaman during monsoons ranges from 22-35°c. This is not a good time to visit Andaman as water sport will most likely be unavailable due to high rainfall and strong winds. Tourists are advised to stay off at a time as this.
· Winter (October-March)
The temperature is between 20-30°c. This is another good time to visit Andaman. Theweather is conducive for all kinds of sports.
THINGS TO DO IN ANDAMAN
As you visit Andaman, there are loads of activities to take part in, lots of historical sites to visit and breathtaking features to fulfill your fantasy.
1. Visit Cellular Jail
The cellular jail was a brutal prison in the history of Indian’s independence but has been converted into a museum to preserve its rich history. A visit to the museum will expose you to an eternal flame of freedom which was erected in the memory of past heroes. The museum also contains pictures of old freedom fighters and a library containing remains of the freedom movement.
2. Visit Mahatma Gandhi Park
The Mahatma Gandhi marine national park is a unique feature on the Andaman Islands. The park was wrecked by Tsunami in 2013, it has however been refurbished. Diverse species of marine organisms can be found in the park. The best period plan visit to the park is from November to mid-February. June and August is characterized by heavy rainfall so the park is closed.
3. Explore the Limestone Cave
The Baratang limestone cave is a beauty of to behold any day. Due to chemical reaction, the shape of the cave changes during rainfall. Sedimentary rocks are formed when marine life, shells, skeletons decompose at the depth of the ocean to form a rich organic spectacle. Experience nature’s wonder at its best in the limestone cave,with its purity and texture.
4. Scuba Diving
You will not want to miss theadventurous opportunity of scuba diving for anything once you get to Andaman. The waters surrounding Andaman is blessed with reefs, fishes and abundant marine life. To enjoy scuba diving at Andaman, you need no formal training.
The beautiful waters of Andaman are best for snorkeling; which is a practice that involves swimming in or on a large pool of water with a protective mask. While you snorkel the waters, you will see fascinating corals, fishes and plant species.
Mangrove kayaking at Mayabunder is another thrilling adventure you must not miss at Andaman. Statistics show that most tourists prefer sea kayaking to other events at Andaman. You can take beautiful pictures as you navigate through the peaceful environment with lush green vegetation.
7. Sea walking
This is one of the relatively new activities in Andaman. You can walk your way through the ocean bed (6-7m deep) in a protected submerge and see the awesome wonder of marine organisms in their habitat.
Have you seen a volcano before? Simply visit Andaman to visit an active volcano; very few volcanos are active in the world presently.
9. See numerous Islands
Andaman is made up of numerous Islands. Once you begin your journey at any point on the Island, you can enjoy a boat cruise to all the other fascinating places on the Island.
10. Watch the Dolphins
Dolphins are beautiful creatures. If you have been looking forward to watching Dolphins hoping in and out of the water, then Andaman is the best place for you. Visit Lalaji Bay Beach and Havelock Island and you will be exposed to the beautiful world of the dolphins.
WHAT AND WHERE TO EAT IN ANDAMANS
The Andaman Islands are blessed with exotic cuisines that reflect the environment. Due to the abundance of marine life, you should look forward to a taste of the sea in every food you take. Some of the best restaurants in the Andaman Islands are highlighted below
1. Lighthouse Residency
The dishes served at Lighthouse residency are fresh and straight from the sea.
Mandalay is located at Fortune bay resort in Port Blaire. It has an open deck with a cool breeze which is perfect after a long day.
B3 restaurant is located at barefoot in Havelock. You can get your favorite continental cuisines such as pizza, burgers, sandwiches e.t.c
Are you looking for a place to get yummy Punjab cuisine on the Island of Andaman? Ha-O is the place to be. The restaurant offers a perfect mix of old Punjab delicacies.
5. Golden spoon
Golden spoon has a wooden setting which blends with the green vegetation of Andaman. It is the favorite spot for seafood lovers and serves fresh fish, crabs among others. Hundreds of tourists from all over the world throng Golden spoon restaurants daily.
6. Barefoot and Bar Restaurant
This is the go-to place for pizza in Havelock. Though crowded most times, the quality of their cuisines makes it irresistible for tourists.
7. Full moon café
Full moon café is owned by an Irish Indian couple. Their extensive menu list includes Mexican, Indian and western dishes.
8. Fat Martin’s Café
Fat Martin’s café is the number one spot for breakfast on the Island of Andaman. It serves ice-creams, fruit juices, milkshakes, pizza and sandwiches. It’s an ideal place to start up your day.
9. Red Snapper
Red snapper restaurant is exquisitely decorated with bamboo. It serves dishes such as seafood pasta, olive cheese, lobster, crab and fish. You can take advantage of the open space in the evening for a romantic date.
Bayview has a strategic location on the beach which makes it a popular spot for tourists. Beyond the location, it also serves delicious sea food. Grab a drink and enjoy!
HOW TO PLAN A BUDGET TOUR TO ANDAMAN
A tour of Andaman is an unforgettable experience of a lifetime. No matter your budget, be rest assured that you will get value for money spent. Here are three things you need to consider when planning your trip.
1. Where do you want to visit on the Island?
Andaman is a cluster of islands such as Port Blair, Havelock Island, Neil Island, Beratang Island, Rangat and twin island; Ross and smith. Each location has its own uniqueness but you have to decide where to visit based on your budget.
You have to choose an affordable hotel having the number of people on your tour in mind.
3. How long are you staying?
The longer you stay, the more you are likely to spend.
WHICH ARE THE CHEAP AND BEST HOTELS IN ANDAMAN
1. Guru International Hotel
It is located in Port Blair, 45.1km from Havelock. All rooms are fully fitted with air conditioners and guess what; you will find a kettle in each room. 24 hours front desk service is available.
2. Sea Lounge bed and breakfast
It is situated near the beach so tourist can have a distinct view of the beach right from their rooms.
3. Munjoh ocean resort
It is one of the cheapest on the Island.
4. Aashiaanaa residency inn
It is 4.7km from Mount Harriet National park.
5. Sea princess beach resort
It’s very close to the beach. All rooms are fitted with private bathrooms, air conditioners and flat screen TV
HOW MANY DAYS SHOULD ONE STAY AT ANDAMAN
It depends on your budget and the number of days you can spare for your vacation. It is advisable to prepare for at least a week so that you can cover parts of Andaman. It will take a whole day to get to Port Blair and another day to Havelock island.
DIFFERENT TYPES OF ANDAMAN TOUR PACKAGES
1. 5 days tour package
Within five days you can explore the natural beauty of Andaman including relics and marine splendor. You can indulge in snorkeling, boating, beach race and lots of other sporting activities.
2. Honeymoon tour with candle light.
Give your lover an unforgettable treat at Andaman with our honeymoon package. After a single night, you might want to extend your stay for another week. You can take a walk with your partner through the lush green vegetation in an ambiance of love.
3. Sea walk
Get ready to experience one of the most adventurous moments of your life as you walk your way through the seabed of Havelock Island.
THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHEN PLANNING YOUR ANDAMAN TOUR PACKAGE
You need to keep the following things in mind when planning your tour package
1. Places you want to visit on the Island
2. The activities you want to participate in i.e scuba diving, snorkeling e.t.c
SPECIALITY OF OUR ANDAMAN TOUR PACKAGE
We offer a discount of up to 10%. No matter your budget, we promise real value for your money
WHAT NOT TO MISS IN YOUR ANDAMAN TOUR PACKAGE
As much as you can, try not to miss the trip to the cellular Jail, Barren Island and Port Blair. Also, snorkeling, scuba diving, sea walk, kayaking are so adventurous; try not to miss it.
HOW CAN WE HELP YOU PLAN YOUR ANDAMAN TOUR PACKAGE
Are you facing any difficulty in planning your trip? We can help you out.
With your budget, we can take care of your transportation, accommodation, and take you to as many locations as your budget can cover.
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM BUDGET FOR ANDAMAN TOUR PACKAGE
ANDAMAN TOUR PACKAGE FOR HONEYMOONERS, STUDENTS, AND SENIOR CITIZENS
Students can explore the beauty of Andaman in just four days. There is a package to allow students visit Port Blair, Havelock Island and Ross Island.
Senior citizens can also explore the beauty of the island in a more relaxed, slow-paced manner. We are always available to make your retirement a memorable one.
Honeymooners can share their love in a natural environment devoid of the hassle and bustle of the city. Andaman is a perfect location to express your love in an atmosphere of natural purity.