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Routes Baratang Island ( Port Blair)
Package Type Economy
Boarding Point Port Blair
Boarding Time 06:30 AM
Arrival Point Baratang Island
Arrival Time 08:30 AM
Duration 2h:0m
Price (Adult) Rs. 3266.00 (Rs. 3999.00)
Price (Children) Rs. 800.00 (Rs. 900.00)

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Total : Rs. 3266.00

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Baratang Island


Timings : One must be a part of a convoy to get through the jungle and eventually to the island. The first lot starts at 6:30 AM and the last one is at 2:30 PM (refer note). You can plan your trip accordingly. The first convoy timings are as follows -

- 6:30 AM – start from Jikaratang to Baratang  Island escorted by security personnel
- 9:00 AM – take a ferry ride to Baratang Island – duration 20 minutes

Activities and Experiences : Popular activities at the Batarang Island include boating through the mangrove forests and limestone caves, untouched beaches, light treks and hikes and bird watching.

Area : 93.67 mi²

Best Time to Visit : October to May. Going during monsoons can be dangerous and must be avoided.

Facilities : - Availability of Forest and PWD guest houses. Advance booking required
- Toilets at Jirkatang check post
- Tea stalls and small South Indian food joints can be found at Jirkatang

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Baratang Island, Andaman & Nicobar Islands Overview

Baratang Island, is a beautiful little island in the North and Middle Andaman Administrative district and is situated about 100 kilometers away from Port Blair by road. The island is well-known for its mangroves, mud volcanoes (only ones in India) and limestone caves. However, you may need to take permission from the Forest Department at Baratang to explore these caves.

Baratang Island is not as developed for urban tourism and mostly serves as a hub for natural sightseeing. You can reach Baratang island Cab service that runs between Port Blair city .Andaman Trunk Road that connects Rangat and Mayabunder passes through the Baratang Island and meanders through the lush green rainforests.

Must Know Before You Visit Baratang Island

How to Reach Baratang Island : Baratang island is located 110 km from the capital of Port Blair. You can book a private taxi one day before because taxi are not available for season time.

CAB Timing



Port Blair  Cab Time



Baratang  Cab Time

12:30 PM 

02:30 PM 

Port Blair Cab Time



Port Blair  Cab Time

09:00 AM 


Baratang  Cab Time

03:00 PM 

05:00 PM 

Private Cars: These aren't cost-effective but convenient to travel. vehicle/day trip.

Things to Note: 

1. While visiting the limestone caves, do not try to make contact with the tribal people.
2. The mud volcano isn't an ideal destination for children below 10 years.
3. Always stick to your routes and not venture into the restricted areas.
4.The food outlets here serve delightful Indian cuisine as well.
5. Keep in mind that many locals here are not well versed in English.
6.  If you wish to halt for a night, a special permit is needed from the UT Administration
7. Avoid sunbat
hing because of ample sand flies swarming in the area

Terms & Conditions

  • Boat Tickets to Baratang Island
  • Sharing Boat
  • Boat Start time 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM.
  • Starts from Baratang Jetty
  • Life Ring or Jacket
  • Cab Including for Full Day Trip
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