How to Plan Andaman Budget Trip???
Andaman Situated in the Bay of Bengal, One of the most picturesque places to visit in the world, Andaman & Nicobar Islands are relaxed tropical islands on the outpost of India. the Andaman and Nicobar islands form an exotic Indian holiday destination. Blue waters, clean beaches, green hills and amazing people make it the most attractive destination for tourists and honeymooners.
How to reach Andaman?
How to reach the Andaman and Nicobar Island is one of the most frequently asked questions by those planning a trip to this paradise on earth. Being such a popular destination, reaching the Andamans is not a hassle. The place is easily accessible through air and sea routes.
As Andaman and Nicobar Islands are one of the seven union territories of India, Indians do not need special permissions to travel here. But foreign nationals need to obtain these permissions and carry documental proofs while travelling. Indians are also required to carry the documents supporting their nationality. Being an island,
Andaman is connected with India through sea and air routes only.
By Air: The airport is located at Port Blair and there are direct flights from Kolkata, Chennai and Vishakhapatnam. Air India, Jet Airways, Go Air and Spice Jet, Indigo airlines offer their services here. Connecting flights are also available from Delhi and other cities of India to this airport. There are no direct international flights available to this place.
By Sea: You can take the cheaper option of a ship, but it’s not too convenient as it can take 3-4 days and is limited to boarding from Kolkata, Chennai and Visakhapatnam via personal booking. The cost varies from Rs 1,700-7,640 per person depending on accommodation type.
When to book Flight ticket?
As Andaman flight tickets are used to be expensive so, it is advisable to book your flight tickets at least three month prior. This will help you to have a very well planned and memorable trip with lot of funs.
Time to visit Andaman ?
Andaman being an island enjoys a tropical climate. The best thing about Andaman is that it is a year-round destination, where fluctuations in temperatures are minimal and stays pleasant throughout. You can divide the seasons in Andaman into two; Summer and Monsoon. Being a tropical island, Andaman doesn’t witness the winter season.
Summer is considered to be the best time to visit Andaman. With absolutely zero rainfall, the weather conditions are perfect for dives, sightseeing or just a relaxed day in your resort. The season starts in the month of January and lasts till late April. Being a vacation for most schools and colleges in India, this is the time tourists flock the island for holidaying. This is also the time water sports are open for tourists.
Temperature: During summer, the mean temperature ranges between a minimum of 25 degrees Celsius to 32 degrees Celsius. With an average relative humidity of 80%, this is the popular time to visit Andaman and check off all your beach goals from your travel bucket list.
Weather: The weather is very, very calm during this time and in the month of October allowing you take part in watersports like jet skiing, parasailing, scuba diving, snorkeling and more.
Monsoon is second of the two seasons Andaman experiences. If you didn’t know, Andaman receives rainfall from the monsoons twice. Yes, it gets rainfall from both the northeast monsoon and the southwest monsoon. While northeast monsoon lasts from November to January, the southwest monsoon lasts from May to September. If you didn’t know, the southwest monsoon occurs first in the Andaman and then reaches the mainland of India.
Temperature: During this time, you can see the temperatures going up or down between 22 degrees to 30 degrees Celsius, making it good for both citrus-based drinks and a cup of hot chocolate.
Significance: Andaman during the monsoons is comparatively a little dull. Thanks to the tropical storms and rough rainfall that lasts to an average of 180 days a year, there is reduced influx of tourists. Travelers who are really seeking some unique experiences and want to unwind from their routine, mundane city life visit Andaman forrejuvenation and self-exploration. The times of solitude in resorts and beaches with a book in a hand are compelling for a lot of travelers out there to reach Andaman.
Place to visit in Andaman ?
Andaman offers a most serene beauty, you have never experienced before! If you are keen to visit the Andaman Islands and are a first-timer, here are the best places to visit in Andaman:
Museum (City Tour)
Place to Visit in Port Blair ?
North Bay Island
Chidiya Tapu (Sunset view Point)
Jolly Buoy & Red Skin
Mount Harriet (Highest Point of Port Blair)
Place to visit in Havelock Island
Place to visit in Neil Island ?
How to plan?
You can plan for minimum of 3 Night and 4 Days trip plan or maximum of 10 Night and 11 Days to cover the major places of Andaman. If you are planning prior then it will be helpful to get you your desired hotel and easy to book cruise ticket for your smooth flow in the plan of your trip. Unexpected event like heavy rainfall, cyclone etc. may be one of the reasons to have some changes in plan, Here comes the advantage of taking the package from local travel agent. They will change your trip plan accordingly in such circumstances. You can even plan the trip by your own but it will be risky in case of the any natural hazards.
Visitors in Budget trip want to explore more places in very easy and tension free manner. Visiting Andaman and Nicobar island is itself one of the expensive process but proper planning and execution of your trip plan will make your trip even affordable and enjoyable. Hence below are some of the quick tips with which you can plan for smooth flow of your trip.
The first question strikes in the mind of visitors while planning a visit for Andaman and Nicobar Island is that how to plan a budget trip so that they should expense less and have more fun. Here are few tips to plan a trip in budget and memorable.
How to select hotels?
How to Select Top Holiday Destination in Andaman?
Need to focus on: Andaman is the place of beauty and nature which attracts number of visitors every year. The standard of hotel is not up to the mark as compared to metro city so it will be smart act to go for budget hotel like Hotel Shalini, SRM Diamond etc and can expend more in visiting places and doing some water sports activities. Spending one night in Havelock and spending rest days in port blair by visiting places will help you to cover maximum places of Andaman in your trip. Havelock is the place of nature and beautiful beaches. So this should be the must plan in your tour including Elephanta beach.
How to Select Water Sports Activities in Andaman ?
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