Before starting your journey, all the visitors are advised to confirm their Air/ Ship tickets and accommodation reservation well in advance with your travel agent before proceeding to Andaman Islands to avoid any reservation problem.
Foreign national should obtain the required permit form the immigration authorities soon after landing on the Island at Airport/ Harbour.
Obtain permits from the Chief Wildlife Warden in case you are interested in taking photographs/videos/investigation inside a sanctuary or a Marine National Park.
Visit the permitted area only.
While driving, follow the traffic rules, keep left. Carry legal documents like driving license, permit, passports etc.
Always carry legal documents like permit, passport for foreign national and valid Photo Identity Card for Indians.
Consult Life Guards before entering sea and Swim in safe area only.
Keep the beaches and the environment clean. Polybags have been banned in Island, kindly use Jute/Cotton and Paper Bags.
Dispose off the garbage and plastics at proper places/dustbins.
Observe decency and decorum in dress.
Take back only photos and sweet memories; leave only footprints and ripples.
Avail the service of Scuba Dive instructors having certification of international/professional organizations like PADI, CMAS, NUSI, BSAC and SSI for safe diving experience.
Please follow the rules & policy while passing through Tribal areas.
On the beach, parents are requested to keep an eye on your kids at all times.
Please drink sufficient water to avoid dehydration.
Please pick up your bags and bottle while leaving the visiting spot.
Foreign Nationals should not enter the Islands without required valid permit.
Do not enter in restricted/tribal areas.
Do not take video, film or photographs inside Tribal Reserve Areas and of the indigenous tribes.
Do not take pictures of the Airport, Government Dockyard, Defence establishments, Navel Wharf, Dhanikhari Dam and Chatham Saw Mill.
Do not collect, destroy or touch/break live coral. Please do not stand on the coral reef while snorkeling/ Scuba Diving.
Do not carry sea fans and seashells unless specific permits are obtained from the Forest Department.
Do not throw garbage and plastic in public places, beaches and into the sea.
Do not swim after consuming liquor.
Do not swim in unsafe waters during monsoon.
Do not light fire in Protected Areas as it not only destroys forests but also damages wildlife habitat.
Do not stay on the beaches or forest during nights by putting up tents / hammocks.
Nudity on beaches and public places is strictly forbidden.
Do not enter in the National Parks without prior permission.