YOU CAN EDIT THIS PAGE! Just click any blue "Edit" link and start writing!

Sailing Andaman and Nicobar islands

From Wikitravel
Jump to: navigation, search
Sailing Andaman and Nicobar islands

Default Banner.jpg

Andaman and Nicobar islands are still a hidden gem of Andaman see, not much visited by tourists, making them still unspoilt.

Prepare

The most essential things you can take are:

  • canned and instant food
  • first aid kit
  • sailing maps
  • wet towels or liquid soap

Get in

The closest destination to Andaman and Nicobar archipelago is Phuket island, Thailand. You can try to charter your yacht here.

Get around

The best period for sailing to Andaman and Nicobar islands is from May to October. You not only have to obtain Indian visa but also a special permission to entry island. Remeber some islands are closed for tourist just not to disturb native nations of islands (it mostly concern North Sentinel island).

Itinerary

  • Day 1-2

Visiting Phuket, small relax

  • Day 3-5

Crusing towards Nicobar archipelago

  • Day 6

Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve, Little Nicobar island

  • Day 7

Katchal island

  • Day 8

Teressa island

  • Day 9

Crusing towards Perka island

  • Day 10

Perka sightseeing and relax

  • Day 11-13

Cruising towards Havelock island and Andaman archipelago

  • Day 14-16

Relax and sightseeing of Port Blair, visiting local beaches

  • Day 17

Relax on Radhangar beach

  • Day 18-22

Cruising towards Phuket

  • Day 23

Final day in Phuket

Buy

You can stock up in Port Blair, eventually in Phuket. Remeber to clean fruits and drink botteled water only. To avoid diarrhea buy food in supermarkets.

See

see: Andaman and Nicobar

Do

Sunbathing, sightseeing, discovering local culture

Stay safe

The only one biggest danger are saltwater crcodiles.

Respect

Althougth Andaman and Nicobar are quite popular tourist attraction it's not so liberal as Goa or Kerala beaches. The best clothes for women are tank tops and shorts for the beach and summer trousers/long skirt, tank top and summer shirt for sightseeing.