How do you reach from Kochi to Andaman?

To arrive in the exotic group of Andaman Islands, you have got mainly three options, namely by airways, waterways and by railways. So, the fastest mode of transport to reach Kochi is to board a flight to Port Blair. However, no direct flights are plying in between these two destinations. Anyhow, for your convenience, there are numerous other connecting flights which you could prefer to arrive at your destination. Meanwhile, if you are wishing to travel via train, you may go by train up to Chennai after a 12 hours journey and either board a flight or a ferry to Port Blair. Whatsoever, travelling to the islands once booking your flight tickets to Andaman will always be recommended, considering the time lags and the inconvenience suffered by long voyages and road trips.

Furthermore, if you have got enough time kept aside for the journey, you may opt for the roadways to arrive at Chennai by travelling via NH544 taking 12 hours and 40 minutes. Then, you may experience the excitement of road trips if you would love to go for it. If that is not your cup of tea, you may prefer a tire free travelling, especially for your honeymoon. Meanwhile, booking your Andaman tour packages from Kochi at least 2 weeks before your travel will make them an easier venture, as you could get to know your itinerary well in advance, your accommodation places will be booked prior to your arrival and above all that, you will be let to know about your most appropriate mode to transport.

Details of Flights Plying in between Port Blair and Kochi

As mentioned earlier, there are only connecting flights that will be taking you to Port Blair from Kochi. A larger majority of them will be having layovers at Chennai, taking around 7 hours and 15 minutes. Otherwise, when you had booked your flight tickets to Andaman without researching much, your journey is going to eat up your valuable time to a great extent by having layovers in more than one place. Therefore, the wisest decision would be to book our Andaman tour package from Kochi, so that we will let you know of your most appropriate flight to arrive in Port Blair. Then you could have a comfortable journey from Cochin International Airport.

The preferable airline companies for your travel to the islands are IndiGo Airlines, SpiceJet, AirIndia and Vistara. Besides Chennai, these connecting flights will be having layovers at Bengaluru, Kolkata or even Delhi. Moreover, the duration of your entire journey to Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port Blair (IXZ) from Kochi (COK) will wholly depend on the number of layovers you will be having. So when you had planned your vacation to be spent in these exotic locations, especially for your honeymoon trips, you may opt for the flights which have minimum layovers and that too in nearby locations, so that you are not exhausted by waiting for long hours of flying time.

Places Awaiting you in Andaman

Port Blair: Port Blair offers various beaches and islands. It houses Ross Island, Corbyn’s Cove Beach, Cellular jail, Wandoor Beach, Mount Harriet a bird sanctuary. The beaches in Port Blair are also known for their water activities like scuba diving, sea kart, snorkeling, semi-submarine and jet skiing. They offer the best deals to explore the sea creatures. Jolly Buoy is a master piece in Andaman. It is an island close to Port Blair. This place gives an out of the world experience.

Havelock: Havelock is one of the largest islands. It is known for its best beaches all across Asia. The beach life across in Havelock is a must-visit. The water sports in Havelock are an altogether serene experience. The seafood in Havelock is cheap and must try. Havelock has about 7 beaches. Havelock beaches have better water sport activities. They offer banana boat rides, jet-skiing, scuba diving, snorkeling, and more.

Neil Island: Neil Island is on the Bay of Bengal. It is popular for its coral reefs and dense tropical forests. It is a blend of forests and beaches. It is a perfect place for nature’s beauty to come together. It is a small beach. The coral reefs can be seen in the Bharatpur Beach. Trek through the tropical dense forests is possible.

Bartang Island: Baratang Island is worth the visit. It is a long journey to Baratang. It is a small island of caves. They offer limestone caves. Dense forests and mangrove creeks can be widely seen here. They have mud volcanoes. If you want a chaotic free place to visit the Baratang is all you need. The place also offer adventures of boating across the mangrove creeks and the best food at very cheap prices.

Digilpur: Digilpur Island vastly covers greenery and sea life. This is one of the most loved tourist destinations in Andaman. Digilpur Beach, Saddle Peak View Resort and Saddle Peak National Park are best tourist places in Digilpur. You can explore beaches along side hills here.

Is Andaman a safe tourist destination to be toured?

Andaman and Nicobar Islands is obviously a secure place to be visited even after the outbreak of the virus, lest you are willing to follow the strict covid-19 guidelines put forward by its health department. They had ordered every public place to avoid any sort of gathering and maintain social distancing as far as possible. Besides that, the opening hours of most of the tourist places had been shortened for security concerns. If you are booking our Andaman tour packages, we will let you know of the visiting time of every possible tourist locations post the pandemic, so that you could reschedule your worthy tours accordingly. In addition to that, you must ensure that you are wearing face masks and sanitising after certain intervals of time.

Moreover, during the early outbreak of the virus, the Andaman government had taken precautions to evade the spread of the novel virus, by not letting any tourists to these vulnerable islands. So even availing flight tickets to Andaman was a strenuous task then. Anyhow, these measures had made positive results by lessening the number of positive cases to a great extent. Even now also, the count of travellers is much lesser even after the resuming of tourism in the islands since the 27th of September 2020. Henceforth, with lesser crowds in the destination, you could have a peaceful vacation at this distant beautiful place. Especially, if you are on your honeymoon or family trip to Andaman, this will turn out to be the most favourable situation.

Some Rules and Regulations to be followed while Holidaying in Andaman

Just like any other tourist locations, you may resume quenching your travel thirst by holidaying in the exotic group of Andaman Islands. Nonetheless, you are obliged to follow the strict covid-19 protocols put forward by the Andaman Health Department, which would include wearing face masks and using hand sanitisers. In all public places, you will be required to follow social distancing and not form any sorts of crowds. As the visiting hours of the major tourist places had been shortened, you would be recommended to reschedule your travel itineraries before your travel. If you had booked your Andaman tour package with any efficient tour operators to arrange your holiday, they would already have organised everything accordingly.

On your arrival at Port Blair, along with your flight tickets to Andaman, the concerned officials at the airport will be asking for your RTPCR test report which is not more than 48 hours old. On the other hand, if you are tested positive on any instances of your travel, the infected person will be ordered to go for institutional quarantine at any covid care centres allotted by the government. Furthermore, you also had got the option to stay at any well-equipped hotels of your choice, at your expenses. However, for such a provision, you will need to acquire the permission of your doctor and must be below 60 years of age.

Packages Inclusions Price (PP)  
Andaman Delight Packages
SightSeeing , Meal, Room & Travel
11050/-
Andaman Super Budget Package
Booked & Guaranteed
2350/-
Andaman Local Tour Package
Available & Guaranteed
3950/-
Andaman Sightseeing Package
Available
9300/-
Andaman Budget Tour Package
Booked & Guaranteed
3350/-
Andaman Backpacker Tour Package
Available & Guaranteed
5750/-
Andaman Standard Package
Available & Guaranteed
2500/-
LTC Andaman Tour Package
Booked & Guaranteed
9500/-
3-Star Andaman Tour Package
Available & Guaranteed
10000/-
Andaman Tour Package With Snorkaling
Available & Guaranteed
4000/-
Andaman Tour Package With Scuba Diving
Available & Guaranteed
6900/-
Sea Walk at Andaman Tour Package
Available & Guaranteed
4000/-
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