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1. Posted by tony1520 (Budding Member 3 posts) 31w Star this if you like it!

Andaman and Nicobar islands

Any please guide how to Port blair to Indira point ?
Any one planning to visit Andaman and Nicobar islands on April first week...?

2. Posted by Sudhanshusol (Budding Member 18 posts) 31w Star this if you like it!

Flight + Helicopter/Donier
Go to Port Blair via Flight, then take helicopter from Port Blair to Campbell Bay, which travels once daily from up and down in the morning.

This is best way only for the government officials who are going there on some duty, as heli fares are around 12k, ( for common people who are not islanders nor are they posted there as govt employee), still at this price its difficult to get heli tickets as seats are very limited and it is the only lifeline between Cbay and Port Blair.

Flight + Ship ( Best way )

Best way for common people who only want to go to Cbay. Travel to Port Blair via flight. Then take ship from PB to Cbay (24 to 36 hrs journey, depending upon stoppage at in-between islands)

Info regarding inter-island ship service:
Ship service is available once in 3–6 days (frequency depends on the no of passengers)

Tickets are availble 2–3 days in advance from DSS counter (Directorate of Shipping Services).

The ship schedules are uploaded ~1 week in advance near DSS counters, in Andaman newspapers (The Daily Telegram)
https://dt.andaman.gov.in/Calend...
and at sites http://andaman.gov.in/web/guest/...

Sometimes they do not update online data regularly, so better be informed from DSS.

[ Edit: Edited on 11-Feb-2019, at 05:47 by Sudhanshusol ]

3. Posted by Sudhanshusol (Budding Member 18 posts) 31w Star this if you like it!

feel free to ask if u have any other doubts.. u can pm me here..i can tell more u in detail

4. Posted by UliS (Travel Guru 133 posts) 30w Star this if you like it!

You need to get a permit in Port Blair to visit the Nicobar islands, not easy to get!

5. Posted by tony1520 (Budding Member 3 posts) 26w Star this if you like it!

Thanks for your valuable informations..

I am planning to visit Andaman on april 10th onwards... not decided the return date..

1. May i know how many days needed to visit Andaman ?
2. What are the beautiful destinations ?
3. Can any one please suggest an itinerary ?

Thanks in advance..

6. Posted by UliS (Travel Guru 133 posts) 26w Star this if you like it!

Havelock island has some very nice beaches but is quite busy, Neil Island is smaller and more quite, both places have diving schools. In the north near Diglipur, in Kalipur the Pristine Beach Resort has some nice surroundings but the beach is not the best.
Near Port Blair to Wandoor and snorkeling in Jolly Buoy. Ross Island the earthquake destroyed British administrativ center. In Port Blair the market the Cellular Jail and the Anthropological museum.
From Port Blair are boats to Kalipur, Havelock Niel Island and other places, to Diglipur/Kalipur you can also go by bus or helicopter.

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8. Posted by Sudhanshusol (Budding Member 18 posts) 22w Star this if you like it!

if you get to visit indira point somehow..then I say 10 days...depends if you want to blend in with andaman islands. admire the beauty of nature and beaches then 15 days would do