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The drive to Baratang is worth the visit and additionally you get to see the limestone caves which... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michelle F
Thrilling journey more enjoyable than the caves .

Total distance is about 100 kms including a stretch of journey of about 45 kms which passes... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Baratang Island, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive to Baratang is worth the visit and additionally you get to see the limestone caves which is a small walk from the jetty after crossing the mangroves. However, the cave is very small and gets over in maybe 15-20 mins and the route...More

2  Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonder of nature: Lime stone cave at the Baratang Iceland waiting for you to be discovered with its thousands years workshop of nature. Through jarwa tribal passage it's the secrect treasure of nature preserved for visitors. Have to walk around 3km to reach following by...More

1  Thank Quest819092
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were travelling with a friend from Forest Department and were lucky to get a boat to visit Limestone Caves around 3 pm. The motor boat ride from Baratang Jetty to the point near Limestone caves was approx 30 minutes. When we landed there, it...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018

Loved the entrance to this island, boat rides, trek to limestone cave when i went there it was raining but still enjoyed trekking.

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Reviewed 7 September 2018

Total distance is about 100 kms including a stretch of journey of about 45 kms which passes through Jarwa Reserve Forest and to be travelled in single file in a convoy without stopping , overtaking , keeping windows shut and duly guarded by security people...More

1  Thank nilopamdas
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The travel from Port Blair to Baratang is very hectic The roads are not in very good conditions rather its a very bumpy ride. You need to catch the cab really early morning (around 2:30) in order to be a part of convoy which crosses...More

2  Thank Kitty2121
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Journey started from dum dum airport by flight.only two hours distance from dum dum to port Blair. After reaching the next day we went for baratang island.the journey was made by boat and consist of 2 hours.the scenery is so wonderful with mangroves and sea...More

5  Thank AnirbanS199
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We started quite early in the morning from Chidiya Tapu to be one of first cars to enter baratang reserve forest road to reach baratang. It was an exciting journey through the thick forest without stopping. We were fortunate enough to spot couple of jarvas...More

Thank Harkaur884
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The trip was so beautiful on this earth...The boat ride in the deep sea surrounding the mangroves was breathtakingly beautiful...the island was so beautiful......loved to visit and stay in the islands again..It was heavenly...no words to describe....The lime stone cave good...the visit should be based...More

1  Thank Vijaylaxmi U
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Even though the road trip from Port Blair through Jirkatang Reserve forest to reach Baratang Island was a bit tiresome, the speed-boat ride through the mangrove forests was an awesome experience. Limestone caves, situated in the midst of a beautiful village unaffected by the hustle...More

1  Thank anandtr2006
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Varundath J
13 October 2018|
Response from anandtr2006 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Once you reach Port Blair, you can look for any tour agency. They can set you up with a travel to Limestone Caves. The journey itself may take up to 3 to 4 hours. Package of limestone, baratang and mud island can... More
28 August 2018|
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Response from shwetaD11 | Reviewed this property |
cannot comment on the quote. but can you tell what is included in the trip ? cost will be high as permit required. you will need to travel from hotel to checkpoint entry and it may a long journey. then car journey through... More