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Barren Island

Volcano Expedition

Barren Island in the Andaman Archipelago is the only confirmed active volcano in the entirety of Southern Asia. Home to a number of wonders, Andaman and Nicobar Islands have in their boundary a great treasure in the form of this erupting beauty. Lying on a chain of active volcanoes that run from Sumatra in Indonesia to Myanmar, the Barren Island is located about 140 km from the capital town of Port Blair and is a must visit place during your trip to Andaman.

Starts from 1,20,000 upto 8 pax

Booking has to be done minimum 2 days in advance to obtain the requisite permits.

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Barren Island

A volcanic Paradise

Barren Island in Andaman is the only active volcano in south east Asia. The volcano recorded its first eruption in the year 1787 and since then the volcano has erupted for 8 more times. The last eruption was observed in the year 2017 and is still continuing.

The height of the volcano is 354 metres (1,161 ft), but most of the volcano lies underwater upto 2250 meters below the surface. The 3 km long island is mostly covered by the volcano and its lava.

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Permits and procedures


It is not permitted to land on Barren Island due to safety reasons. However one can go near to the land and see the volcano and the smoke coming out. 


Prior permissions are to be obtained from Department of Fisheries, Police Marine Force, Port Management Board and Indian Coast Guard for Barren Island.


Cost & Booking

Booking has to be done minimum 3 days in advance to obtain the requisite permits. 


The cost of the trip starts from Rs.1,20,000 (Upto 8 Pax).


For more details and bookings you may contact 
Mobile: 8001123888, 9434264321, andamanaquaholics@gmail.com

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