Dos and Donts
  • All visitors please confirm the air tickets and accommodation in advance before proceeding to the Andaman Islands to avoid accommodation problems.
  • Foreign nationals should not enter the islands without required permit and also should obtain permit from the immigration authorities after landing in the island at Airport/Harbour.
  • Visit only the permitted areas in the Islands.
  • Please carry legal documents like permit, passport for foreign nationals and any valid Photo ID cards for Indians for identity.
  • Swim in safe area only and consult life guards before entering sea.
  • Keep the beaches and the environment clean. Please avoid using Polybags .Only use jute/cotton & paper bags.
  • Dispose of the garbage at proper places/dustbins and avoid plastic.
  • Observe decency and decorum in dress.
  • For scuba diving avail the service of Scuba Dive instructors having certification of international/professional organizations like PADI, CMAS, NAUI, BSAC and SSI for safe diving experience.
  • Please follow the rules & policy while passing through Tribal areas.
  • On beach, parents are requested to keep an eye on your kids at all times.
  • Please drink sufficient water to avoid dehydration.
  • Do not venture into diving with unqualified/unregistered dive operator for the same may be dangerous to your life.
  • Do not enter into restricted/tribal areas.
  • Do not take video, film or photographs inside Tribal Reserve areas of the indigenous tribes.
  • Do not carry sea fans and seashells unless specific permits are obtained from Fisheries Department.
  • Do not light fire in forest areas.
  • Do not stay on the beaches or forest during nights by putting up down tents/hammocks.
  • Nudity on beaches and public places is forbidden.
  • Do not enter the National Parks without permission.
  • Other than your PASSPORT, VISA, IDENTITY CARD make some space for FIRST-AID KIT, TORCH, SCISSOR, NAIL CLIPPER, TORCH, SUN SCREEN/ UMBRELLA etc. in your luggage