Travel guide to Andaman and Nicobar Islands


Local name
Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Travel preparation


Best time to visit

The best time to visit the islands is from December to the beginning of April.


The Andaman Islands

Local conditions


Time zone

When the time is 12:00 in England (summer time) it is 16:30 on the islands. When the time is 12:00 in England (winter time) it is 17.30 on the islands.

Culture and entertainment

In Port Blair the 10-day Island Tourism Festival is held. The festival takes place between December and February.

Accommodation / Hotel

In Port Blair there are several kinds of accommodations; there are inexpensive hostels, middle rate hotels, and more expensive and comfortable hotels. On the different islands the possibilities vary, but there is usually a vacation resort or the like that rents rooms or huts. Book your hotel in Andaman and Nicobar Islands here

Local transport



There are many taxis in Port Blair and in some of the other cities on the island. They do not have meters, so it is a good idea to negotiate a price before starting the ride.

Other transport

There are busses on some of the islands they run between the cities and the main tourist attractions.

Special conditions

Some of the islands are off-limits to foreigners. Furthermore, it is necessary to have permission from the local tourist agency to visit the islands, and you are only allowed to stay there for 30 days.
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