Andaman is not an alien place for Hyderabadis. They had been visiting and travelling to and fro between two places since time immemorial, though this might be a whole new knowledge for you. Once visiting these islands, you will come to know the truth behind this strange fact, as you are going to find quite a several Telugu speaking community and Andra cuisines at various restaurants of the island. Bewilderment is the feeling you are going to experience more while you are holidaying in the exotic Andaman and Nicobar Islands. To discern the real beauty of these enthralling tourist destinations, you must visit them personally. You may do so in either group, with your partner or even individually from Hyderabad once checking out those tour packages.
The white sandy beaches with graceful blue waves are the most attractive entities of the archipelago. These shores will be bordered by lush greenery, creating an absolutely picturesque location. You do not have to be a water enthusiast to get yourself immersed in it and have fun. Even otherwise, they will tempt you to dip in them inexorably. If that is not enough, you may go jet skiing or speed boating across them. Furthermore, the visuals beneath the surface are going to surprise you more. In other words, what you see above is just a glimpse of an iceberg. The Andaman Sea is home to a rich marine life, which comprise of vibrant colourful fishes, turtles dolphins, dugong and coral reefs. To explore them closely, you may go scuba diving, snorkelling or sea-walking.
Other natural wonders that you need to visit are Parrot Island, Limestone caves, mud volcanoes, Barren Island, waterfalls besides innumerable beaches. The bucket list of beaches you need to stopover are Radhanagar beach, Laxmanpur beach, Corbyn’s cove beach, Elephant beach, Kalapathar beach and Sitapur beach. Most of them are centred on Havelock and Neil Island. So these are obviously the happening tourist destinations of Andaman and Nicobar Islands where most of the travellers stay at. You too may reside at any of those resorts or do your check in to any economical hotels in Port Blair city. Then you have to travel to and fro each time to your planned destination. However, there is a bonus for staying in the capital city, as ferry services to any islands are made available from the boat jetties of Port Blair.
Moreover, if you are booking any Andaman tour packages from Urtripadvisor, you will not be required to get worried about each of these factors. We will let you know of some basic information about each of these destinations, arrange enough transportation facilities, book your tickets, meals and pay for your accommodation. In short, we won’t let you experience the distress of travelling to a whole new location and that too with minimum connectivity. Apart from that, the firm had curated some exciting tour packages for you that include the sightseeing to other popular tourist spots such as Ross Island, North Bay and Viper Island. Amazingly, you could avail our services at affordable rates.
How to reach Andaman from Hyderabad?
The Andaman Islands can be reached from Hyderabad in three ways, namely air, water and by road. Since Andaman is a group of Islands off the coast of the Bay of Bengal, you are not going to find any direct rail network or roadways that would take you to your destination. So the fastest way to reach Andaman is to board a direct flight from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad. Within a flying time of 2 hours and 40 minutes, you will be arriving at your beautiful destination. For availing of your flight tickets to Andaman, you may either book them directly or book any of our Andaman tour packages or honeymoon packages from Hyderabad with the inclusion of flight charges.
Even though, they are the quickest way, travelling by air may not be the cheapest and the charges would wholly depend on the class and the company you are travelling in. So if you have got enough number of days for your vacation, you may travel up to Chennai by train and then board a ferry to Port Blair. This mode of travelling in total would spare 3 days and 3 hours. Even if this mode will be eating up your time, it will be so much fun to traverse so, just like holidaying with our tour packages. For some more adventures and gaining some worthy experiences, you may choose the roadways taking more than 3 days. For which, you may catch a bus to Chennai via Bangalore and board that ferry to the Andaman Islands. However, these services are only be availed once a week.
Flight Tickets from Hyderabad to Port Blair
For flying from Hyderabad (HYD) to Port Blair (IXZ), you have got numerous options to choose from. It could be direct flights or having layovers at Kolkata, Chennai or Bangalore. Also, when booking your flight tickets to Andaman in peak seasons, the charges would normally be high. Anyhow, currently, the most convenient and fastest way is to board a direct flight with Indigo Airlines by barely sparing 2 hours and 40 minutes. You could avail of their services only once a week. Otherwise, you will be required to opt for other connecting flights with layovers at Chennai, Kolkata or Bangalore, which obviously would eat up more of your valuable time.
Other popular airlines flying to the Andaman Islands from Hyderabad, but with stops, are GoAir, Air India and Vistara. However, the flight with layovers at Chennai will take around 5 hours and at Bangalore will take 8 hours. Also, the airline services of some companies had lessened post-pandemic. Considering your easy travel experience, we will be providing you with Andaman tour packages from Hyderabad with the inclusion of flight charges. So, we could arrange your remaining travel itinerary following these flight timings. Holidaying with such organized tours are always recommended if you are wishing to travel safely and peacefully. Say, for example, if you are on your honeymoon trip, no such inconveniences or time laggings will not be expected, as, after all, you had come here to celebrate your togetherness.
Is Andaman Safe for Tourists post the Pandemic?
A plain answer to this question is an absolute YES!! You could travel to the exotic group of Islands for your vacation, albeit you are obliged to follow the strict Covid regulations followed here. Just like the rules of social distancing followed in every other place, when you are roaming around in public spaces, you are bound to wear face masks all the time, besides sanitizing your hands at different intervals. Moreover, the concerned officials had limited the visiting hours of many tourists locations and also restricted the number of travellers at a time. Therefore, you do not have to get worried about booking your Andaman tour packages from Hyderabad, as you will be remaining safe all through your expedition.
Apart from that, the government of Andaman and Nicobar Islands had been successful in limiting the number of tourists visiting the major tourist places of the islands. Moreover, even during the higher onset of the deadly disease, the casualty numbers of Andaman and Nicobar Islands were very low. The health department had literally, halted the arrival of tourists from outside the islands during its severe outbreak in other parts of the world. For your precaution, you may book your flight tickets to Andaman in such a way that you are arriving in the crowded Port Blair city by early morning, so that you traverse to less populated islands on the same day itself. You may choose between Havelock or Neil Island, both of them are known for their honeymoon destinations.
Covid Regulations in Andaman for Tourists
Just like every other place, Andaman and Nicobar Islands also had imposed strict rules and regulations to be followed, post the pandemic. Wearing face masks and carrying sanitisers are the two major mandatory things to be followed while holidaying in the Andaman Islands. Apart from that, on arriving at the airport or the port, you must carry the report of the RTPCR test showing negative from any ICMR approved labs. Further, you must ensure that the report is not more than 2 days old. If so, you will not be required to be quarantined. Henceforth, right after booking your flight tickets to Andaman, you may think about taking these mandatory Covid tests, 48 hours prior to your safe travel.
While visiting each tourist attractions of the islands, your temperatures will be tested and will be ensured that you are not infected. If you are booking our Andaman tour packages from Hyderabad, we will let you know more details about the new time schedules and visiting hours of each tourist attractions of the Islands. We hope that knowing such information well before you set out for your trip, whether it is your honeymoon or family tours, will make it easier to plan them adequately. However, during your vacations, if you are found to be infected with the virus, you will be referred to go to institutional quarantine according to the health protocols.