About the trip
Baratang Island is one of the most preferred destination in the islands. It brings forward an altogether different experiences for people visiting the islands.
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 around 3:00 AM (If you want to see Mud Volcano) else at 6:00 AM in the morning 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. 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, entry tickets, mud volcano trip, limestone caves trip, Mangrove boat ride and all pick up and drop. Personal AC Vehicle is provided during the trip.
Trip Starts at 2:30 AM / 03:00 AM (For Mud Volcano and Limestone Caves) / 03:30 AM For Limestone Caves and End at 04:00 PM.
Travelers are recommended to be ready by this time so that our team can attend you from your hotel and take you for the tour.