The Best Ways to Reach Andaman from Kolkata

There are mainly two major ways to arrive at Andaman from Kolkata, namely by Air and waterways. Though they are a group of islands around 1287 km away from the mainland, you are not going to find any roads or railways connecting directly to them. Hence when considering the direct modes of transports, the only feasible ones are direct flights and ferry services. However, when opting for these government-run ferries, it could be tiresome for some of you as the voyage would spare you around 3 to 4 days in total. Furthermore, the tourists suffering from seasickness are advised not to travel by ship to Kolkata, because it could ruin your holiday right from the very first day.

Therefore, the direct flights taking barely 2 hours 25 minutes is recommended, which are available thrice a week. Also, you will be required to book your flight tickets to Andaman at least one month before, considering its heavy demands. The flight timings and the charges could vary according to the different season they are booked in. So if you are planning to spend your honeymoon here in the Andaman Islands, you may book your tickets during the off-season as you are going to save a whole lot of money, besides holidaying in not so crowded tourist places. On the other hands, if you are booking our Andaman tour package from Kolkata, we will arrange everything for you in advance so that, you are not let to endure the difficulties of travelling to a new faraway destination.

Details of Flights Plying in between Kolkata and Port Blair

As mentioned before, booking direct flight tickets to Andaman is considered the most convenient way when travelling from Kolkata. The flying duration will merely be around 2 hours and 30 minutes when compared with the 50 to 60 hours of journey in ferries. Currently, about 6 airline companies are plying in between Kolkata (CCU) and Port Blair(IXZ), namely SpiceJet, Vistara, Air India, GoAir and Indigo. Besides these direct flights, you may also consider connecting flights having a layover at either Chennai or Bangalore, unless you are not running short of time. However, they are going to spare more of your valuable time and at times, these airline companies may charge you more than what the direct flights do cost.

Meanwhile, if you are booking any of our Andaman tour packages from Kolkata, we will let you know about your most appropriate flight timings so that we could arrange your sightseeing schedules accordingly. With these considerations you have, it won’t be difficult for you to even plan your honeymoon in the exotic beach destination. Also, boarding a direct flight up to Port Blair is going to save you from the deadly disease, as you are not required to get down from the flight and no need to tour around in unfamiliar cities in such a situation. Henceforth, with the saved time, you could tour more tourist spots of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and make your holiday indeed worthy.

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 Safe to be Visited by the Tourists from Kolkata?

It is completely safe to plan your holidays here in this exotic group of Andaman Islands. So it never matters, from which city you are visiting, as long as you are ready to follow the covid protocols strictly. It would include social distancing, wear mandatory masks, washing your hands at different intervals and sanitising. The government of Andaman had been doing appreciable work by limiting the number of positive cases ever since the outbreak of the virus in the Indian mainland. For the first few months, they were not even letting in tourists into the islands. However, since 27 Sept. 2020, after the reopening of tourism in the islands, travellers could book their flight tickets to Andaman, once clearing all those formalities.

Furthermore, tourism and its activities had not reached its full swing in the islands, as you could only find a lesser number of vacationers than it was before the onset of the pandemic. So in every means, it is the right time for you to plan your honeymoon or family trip in Andaman. Even otherwise, you do not have to worry about vacationing here, as the government had employed special staffs to duly check the body temperatures of people visiting all those prominent tourist locations of Andaman. Also, sanitizers had been installed right at their entry points. If that is not well enough, you may enquire to us about whichever tourist spots are safe to be visited once booking our Andaman tour package from Kolkata.

Remarkable Covid-19 Regulations to be Noted in Andaman

Even though the Andaman is not much populated, the health department of the islands is very much particular about the pandemic. They have been ordered to avoid mass gathering and social distancing, besides asking every commuter to wear mandatory face masks and wash hands with soap and water every now and then. Their operations do begin as early as your arrival at the Veer Savarkar International Airport. The concerned employee will be demanding you to submit your negative RTPCR test reports, which is not more than 48 hours old. So you are ought to think about this crucial Covid-19 test right after booking your flight tickets to Andaman. Most significantly, you must ensure that you are undergoing the test from any ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) approved labs, or else they will not be considered.

So without any instances of worrying, you may book your Andaman tour package from Kolkata. However, at any times of travel, if you have been tested positive, you will be requested to go for institutional quarantine in the places allotted by the government. This procedure will be made applicable even while you are on your honeymoon trip. If you are above 60 years of age, you also have got the option to be quarantined in any well-equipped hotel/ resort of your choice under your expenses. Also for implementing such a provision, you have to be recommended by a physician. You must also ensure that your allotted room is isolated from other parts of the hotel.

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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