Where you are allowed to go in the Andaman Islands is governed by a Restricted Area Permit (RAP) which is a list of rules that applies to visiting foreign nationals. This document is written in such a vague and self-contradictory manner that it makes it very difficult to figure out where you are allowed to go (and where you are not allowed to go). Here is the actual situation as of March 2013. These are the islands you are permitted to visit:
While every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this book is accurate, the charts of anchorages are based on personal experience and satellite imagery and are intended as a guide only. They should not be used for navigation. Please refer to Official Hydrographic Charts of the respective countries.
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