The Bus does not pick up travelers from All Location. Designated areas are assigned from where the bus picks travelers.
About the trip
The Baratang island trip brings forward the tropical side of the Andaman islands. Dense Forest, Tribes, Mangroves, Dongi rides, beaches, birds , caves and trekking. Well, Baratang has all of these to offer. Avail a trip to this island and become a part of the tropical side of the Andaman Islands.
Your journey begins at 3:00 AM on a shared AC Bus from Port Blair by road through the dense tropical forest to reach the starting point of the entrance, which leads to the Jarawa Tribal Reserve. The gate is opened by the forest departments officials for Baratang and all the vehicles are allowed to pass through the Tribal reserve in a convoy. Often you might see a member of the Jarawa Tribe while passing through the tribal reserve. Please note that you are not allowed to click pictures or to interact with the members of the tribe. At the end of this forest journey you would reach Baratang jetty. Launch service is available to cross the sea bay. Then enjoy the breathtaking fiber boat ride through a fascinating Mangrove drive, which leads to the start point of the trek to Lime stone caves. Trek through dense forest to reach the Limestone Cave. Made up of the mineral calcite (calcium carbonate) the cave contains beautiful cave formation.
Post Journey, you will follow the same route to reach Port Blair.
Frequently Asked Questions -
Are we allowed to take pictures of the tribe?
Its strictly prohibited to take pictures or to interact with the tribes. You may be sent to jail for violating these rules.
Note : We donot promote any tribal tours. This tour is specifically meant only for the limestone Caves, Mud Volcano and Mangrove Forest ride which in itself is something one must experience in one's lifetime.
Trip includes all transfers in shared AC Bus, Lunch and refreshments. Please note that this trip takes place in a bus and there are specific Pickup points from
where you can board the Bus. Our team will help you with such guidance.
Children above 2 Years are charged Full amount.
Bus picks up only from specific designated areas in Port Blair such as Aberdeen Bazaar, Phoenix Bay, Marine Jetty, Goal Ghar, Junglighat, Dairy Farm Junction, Bhatu Basti and Sippighat. If your hotel is not at this location then you will have to reach the pickup location by yourself at 3:30 AM. Kindly confirm about Pickup