Little Andaman Island is situated in the south of the Andaman Island, 120kms by sea from Port Blair. This island offers the visitors with white sand beaches, exciting elephant safari, waterfalls, boating, surfing, elephant calves training, and much more.
This island is the best option for those who want to escape from the mundane and monotonous daily life and enjoy the beauty of nature and the greenery. The island gives you enormous options to elope in the beauty of sea, sandy shore, and the lush green.
The little Andaman is not directed through its name. It is nowhere little or small in space. It is one of the largest islands in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Its remote location makes it least visited.
The reach to the Little Andaman is possible through sea and by air services. Regular ferries travel from the Phoenix Bay and Haddo Wharf in Port Blair to the Hut Bay in the Little Andaman Island. The journey takes 6 to 8 hours depending on the weather conditions. It is recommended that prior booking for the ferry to Little Andaman will be better in the peak season. Another way to reach Little Andaman is by the air service. Seaplanes and helicopters travel from Port Blair to Little Andaman on regular daily basis. It is preferable to book your seats in the helicopter in advance, as there are limited seats in this service.
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Once you reach the Little Andaman Island, the accessibility throughout the island is made either through hired two wheelers, local jeep rides or through the local transport. The two wheelers are the most users friendly as you may travel at any point when you have them with you. The people can hire them for 300-400 per day, rest depending on the season. It is directed to all the two wheeler hirers that kindly get the gas refilled in the vehicle before 5pm, as all petrol pumps close after 5pm. Jeep ride also available in the Little Andaman. The cost may vary from 10 to 50 to 100 per person. The local buses are also available for commuting. Their rates are from 7 to 15.
The staying option at this island is very limited. There are only few guesthouses that are being run by the locals. You will mainly find bamboo huts with shared bathrooms.
The eatery options are quite limited, but the visitors are able to find suitable Indian food at some places. Some food shops also offer delicious pancakes and sandwiches also.
It is highly recommended to book in advance for the ferry and hotel if you wish to enjoy the natural beauty of the Little Andaman Island.