There is no doubt to the point that a visit to the Andaman & Nicobar Islands, which are away from the rush and bustle of any metropolitan city, will certainly rejuvenate you. You may take a stroll along one of the countless sun-kissed beaches pampered by soothing ocean waves. The magnificent archipelago will now be your ultimate source of escape, both for your body and spirit. Nevertheless, the Andaman Islands, located far from all of these major tourist spots and on the eastern side of the Bay of Bengal, are unique and distinct from the rest of it. You may take a look at those engaging Andaman tour packages from Mumbai.
How to reach Andaman from Mumbai?
You could reach Andaman from the huge and busy Mumbai city in basically two ways. If you are choosing to travel by flight, you could destination the fastest and most comfortably. However, at present, there are no direct flights to Port Blair city from Mumbai. Yet, the cheapest way is to arrive at Andaman is to board any of those numerous trains to Chennai, by taking around 22 hours of time and then make your voyage across the Bay of Bengal to these gorgeous islands. Nevertheless, the availability of ferries to Andaman is not that frequent and it would be much more time-consuming. On the other hand, if you are more into exploration, then you may think of making a road trip to Chennai and then flying from Chennai Airport to Port Blair.
Significant things to be considered about the flights from Mumbai to Andaman
Even though there are no direct flights plying between these two destinations, boarding a flight to Port Blair Airport (IXZ) from Mumbai (BOM) is the fastest way to travel to your destination. It would be having layovers in Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata or Hyderabad. The airline companies providing such services are IndiGO and Air India. Furthermore, the time duration of your flight would depend on the places and the number of layovers. If you wish to know more about timings and about the most appropriate flights, you may get in touch with our tour consultants, who could clear all your doubts about these things.
Is it safe to plan your journey to Andaman from Mumbai?
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are quite secure places to explore. Even during the outbreak’s early stages, the Andaman government suspended all flights between the mainland and the islands. As a result, the number of positive cases was exceptionally low. If you are willing to follow the covid-19 guidelines set out by the health departments, you will be perfectly safe to travel to Andaman. Wearing face masks and using hand sanitizers are among the safety precautions. Furthermore, they have proved a significant success in reducing the number of positive instances. As of February 8th, 2022, all tourist attractions have reopened.
What are the Covid-19 guidelines to be followed while vacationing in Andaman?
There are a few things to keep in mind after you arrive at Port Blair Airport from Mumbai. It would include producing the airport’s concerned officials the certificates showing that you are fully vaccinated. Otherwise, you will be required to produce negative RTPCR test results that are no older than 48 hours. Children under the age of two are exempted from this requirement. Tourists would be obliged to follow Covid-19 guidelines such as wearing face masks and maintaining social distance.