Andaman and Nicobar Island, being an ideal gateway to spend your time by just relaxing and enjoying. The most preferred time to visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands is between November and April as the climate is quite pleasurable. Tourists can reach there by Air or by Sea. In case you are wondering how and where the islands are located, then you can begin with How to reach the Andaman Islands.
The Andaman groups of Islands are well connected by Air and Sea. A regular service of passenger ships and domestic flights are available. Ship service is available to Port Blair from the Indian cities of Chennai, Kolkata and Vishakapatnam and direct flight services to Port Blair are from Chennai, Kolkata and Bangalore. One can take Ferry or Cruise in Andaman to reach different islands in Andaman and to Nicobar Island from Port Blair, Havelock, Neil Island, Diglipur etc.
Tourism is increasing rapidly day by day in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Before planning to have a trip to Andaman and Nicobar Island, some practical information about the island is quite essential. According to the climate of the Island, the weather in Andaman is usually that of a tropical climate. It’s not too hot, but yes it is humid in the islands. With the least humidity observed from the month of November, December up to March in Andaman. During afternoons, it becomes really hot. It is advised to carry sun block ointments, tanning ointments and a pair of sunglasses and hats. You may require AC Vehicle and Rooms at all the islands. For Indian citizens, NO visa is required. Just a photo Id will do. Many people in India are confused whether Andaman Island is a part of India or not. Just to clarify any doubts whatsoever, It is a part of India.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands is becoming one of the favorite spots for tourists. With the increase in number of visitors, the security challenges also increase. The safety factors are of primary concern for the administration. To provide the sense of comfort, safety and security, administration make available safety to the tourists by giving them safety through tourism police and life guards at beaches at all the major attractions. Proper signboards are also present to guide travellers.
List of Safety measures taken at respective attractions
In general, before any boat ride we assure that life jacket is provided to our customers. At any moment before your trip begins, if you find that the safety procedures are not followed appropriately then raise the concern with Experience Andamans team and we will assist you accordingly.
How safe is Andaman for lone travellers and women?
See, every local in the islands understand that in the Andaman Islands you cannot run away. Its a very small island, and the crime rate is extremely low. The only exit is either by Sea or by Air. Not like the cities wherein many other states are connected. The tri-command (Army, Navy and Airforce) resides in the Andamans. Well, these points are from the technical aspects. However, you know what people here are very different. They are nice and respectful to each one. There have never been any communal violence. Anyone visiting Andaman should never face any issues whatsoever in regard to the safety. Take our word on this please, we are here in the islands since ages 🙂
Hope we addressed, your query in regard to your safety in Andaman. Now, If you are still wondering what is there in the Andaman Islands? Then explore the things to do in the Andaman Islands. These are genuine places that one could visit and experience, not just photoshop you know. Wish you a memorable vacation in the Andamans.