Timings : All time
Time Required : 1 day
Entry Fee : No entry fee
Baratang Island is a beautiful little island in the North and Middle Andaman Administrative district and is situated about 100 kilometres away from the capital city of Port Blair by road. It is not explored as much as the other islands of this union territory of India and hence, is a delight for the offbeat traveller. Baratang Island if well-known for its mangroves, mud volcanoes and limestone caves. However, you may need to take permission from the Forest Department at Baratang to explore these caves. You can reach Baratang island via the government ferry service that runs between Port Blair city at the Phoenix Bay Jetty.
The Baratang Island is also known as Ranchiwalas Island and is home to India's only Mud Volcano. The Andaman Trunk Road that connects Rangat and Mayabunder pass through the Baratang Island and is paved through the lush green rainforests. The island is home to the Jarawa Tribe who regarded the now non-existent Jangil Tribe as their parent clan.
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