The Bus does not pick up travelers from All Location. Designated areas are assigned from where the bus picks travelers.
About the trip
Inaccessible to many travellers and many people of the Andaman Islands, Baratang once used to be one of most feared destination. Attacks by the native Jarawa Tribes were common allowing nobody to ponder around there place. The Jarawa Tribe Reserve, today stands as a reserve for the Jarawa Tribes members. Efforts were made by the Government to help the native tribes and to gain trust.
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 Jarawa Tribal reserve in a convoy. Often you might see a member of the Jarawa Tribe while passing through the tribal reserve. 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.
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