Andaman and Nicobar Islands featuring palm-fringed beaches with spotless stretches of white sands, an uninterrupted presence of peace, and crystal clear turquoise waters all around - Andaman is a true example of what you call 'Tropical Paradise'. Andaman and Nicobar is an Indian archipelago located in the Bay of Bengal, claiming a large group of nearly 300 islands. While some of these islands have been commercialized and developed as tourism hubs, the rest are uninhabited, away from human interference and exemplify virgin nature. Thus, from lively beaches bustling with fun-loving people to beaches teeming with the tranquillity of nature, Andaman and Nicobar has a variety which makes it an ideal destination for all. From kids to adults, from vacationers to explorers - they all return from Andaman elated and rejuvenated. In nutshell, Andaman is a treasure trove of experiences and delights in the form of varied activities, breath-taking sceneries, and of course, delectable seafood.
Tour Name: Explore Andaman
Destinations: Port Blair – Havelock – Neil Island – Port Blair
Duration: 06 Nights & 07 Days
Day 01: Arrive Port Blair & Visit Cellular Jail And Sound And Light Show
Our representative will receive you at Veer Savarkar Airport, Port Blair and will escort to the hotel, he will also assist you to do hotel check-in formalities. After check-in and little relax, you will be taken to the following places.
Cellular Jail: This historic building was built in the 19th century to look like a wheel with seven spokes. Today only three wings of the seven remain. It took 10 years to complete. It is called ‘Cellular’ because it is “Cells beyond Cells”.
Sound & Light Show: At the National Memorial ‘Cellular Jail’ you can attend the Sound & Light Show where the heroic saga of the Indian Freedom Struggle is brought alive by the means of light and sound at the jail premises, presented in English and Hindi, which takes you back to the British Era.
Day 02: Port Blair – North Bay (Corel Island) and Ross Island - Port Blair
Today after breakfast embark on a day long Island cruise. It covers a panorama of seven harbors that include the North Bay and Ross island. It leaves a lasting impression.
First visit the Ross Island once the administrative headquarters of the British and capital of these Islands, the island is now under the Indian Navy. It stands now as a ruin of the bygone days with the old structures almost in debris. There is a small museum named Smritika, it holds photographs and the other antiques of the Britishers relevant to these islands. The island is famous for friendly flocks of Deer and lush green walking trails.
Later visit the North Bay, the water lovers may enjoy snorkeling or take a glass bottom boat ride (Optional on direct payment) in its shallow waters with a chance to see corals up close. Return to the hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 03: Port Blair to Havelock
Early morning with packed breakfast transfer to Jetty. Head to Havelock Island on board Cruise connecting the two islands! Havelock, about 54 kilometres northeast of Port Blair, the Island is a hidden jewel. Few Indians know of this stunning beach destination in their own backyard while heading for Phuket (in Thailand) across the waters of Andaman Sea. Havelock is a serene tropical island encompassing about 86 square kilometers. Its clear waters are rated among the best in the world for snorkeling and scuba diving. Close to 1000 different species of marine life inhabit the waters of the Andaman Islands. Scuba divers can see nudibranchs, sea slugs and snails, varieties of ghost pipe fish, jaw fish and a number of different crustaceans of all shapes and sizes. With its serene beaches, 40 meters visibility underwater, colorful coral reefs and ‘far from the maddening crowd’ appeal, Havelock Island has emerged as a dream destination among discerning travelers. Arrive at Havelock Jetty, you are met and assisted by our representative. Board the waiting vehicles and drive to the hotel. Check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 04: Havelock - Radhanagar Beach (Or Beach No. 7)
Today after breakfast, proceed for Radhanagar Beach (or Beach No. 7) is the jewel in the crown of Havelock Island. Located on the western side of the island, it stands away from the cluster. The glorious white sand beach shot to global fame when Time magazine (in 2004) rated it as the finest in Asia. With lush tropical forest rising on a hill to one side, the draw of this white sand beach has steadily grown in the legion of avid beach buffs. The popularity of this beach has triggered cruises from across the Andaman Sea. travelers cruise over a few days from Thailand to experience the magic of this beach in particular. A wide beach that runs over a few kilometers, Radhanagar is simply stunning. It lends itself to a variety of activities. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Optional Elephanta Beach
Trip to Elephant beach. Elephant Beach is a small pristine beach, rather remotely located, it can be reached by boat. The beach is also an extremely good place for snorkeling with an easily accessible house reef, which boasts of beautiful corals and other marine life. The beach has also emerged as Havelock’s favorite spot for scuba diving. It is tailor made to be a beginners dive site.
Day 05: Havelock to Neil Island
Morning after breakfast exiting expedition for Neil Islands. On arrival meeting and assistance at Neil Island jetty, thereafter leave by surface to Resort.
Afternoon visit Lakshmanpur Beach. he Lakshmanpur beach lies 2 kms north of the Neil Jetty. The beach is a broad spur of white shell sand with shallow water and offers a good snorkeling option. Sunbathing and swimming are other attractions. The second Lakshmanpur beach is a rocky beach lies about 2 kms from the jetty with lots of coral formation ornamental fish, sea urchins, sea anemones, sea cucumbers, star fish etc., which are best suited for people of scientific temperament. The rocky surface can get slippery and one needs to be on ones guard. The main attraction here are the natural rock formations. A natural rock formation in Lakshmanpur beach is locally known as the Howrah Bridge. You need to visit the place during low tide as the retreating sea leaves behind many a secret from its treasure trove. Evening return back to Resort. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 6: Neil Island to Port Blair
Today after breakfast trip to Bharatpura beach and later return back to Port Blair. As we approach near the beaches the beaches appears in the form of a long arc. On the left side of the jetty is Bharatpur Beach and on the right Laxmanpur Beach. Centre of the island is Neil Kendra, a gently curving bay of white sand straddles the jetty, scattered with picturesque wooden fishing boats. Half a kilometer from the jetty, Bharatpur is one of the best beaches known for swimming and coral-watching with a vast sandy stretch. This beach is ideally recommended for youngsters because of activity options. One can hire glass bottom boats for coral viewing from private operator. The sea around the jetty area full of corals with schools of fishing swimming around. The color and form of vegetation along the beach soothe the senses.
Later Board the vehicles and drive to Neil Island Jetty. From here sail to Port Blair on board Cruise. Upon Arrival check into the hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 07: Depart From Port Blair
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to the Port Blair airport. This marks the culmination of a memorable trip to one of India’s natural wonders – the Andaman Islands.
- Accommodation in ac room on twin sharing basis
- Daily breakfast at hotel
- Both ways airport transfers by ac private vehicle one time one spot basis
- All sightseeing by ac private vehicle* in Port Blair as per itinerary not at disposal
- All sightseeing by ac Private vehicle* in Havelock Island / Neil Island
- To and fro ticket to Havelock / Neil Island by ac Cruise in base category
- Trip to Elephant beach at Havelock by boat
- Entry to Cellular jail with tickets to light n sound show
- All entry, monument, parking and permit charges as per itinerary
- Meet and Assist at all arrival and departure point
- GST (5%)
- Any Airfare or Train
- Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
- Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Prices included”.
- The Services of Vehicle is not included on leisure days & after finishing the sightseeing tour as per the Itinerary
- Guide fee, Camera fee & any monument Entrances
- Medical & Travel insurance
- Any changes you may choose to make during your tour
- Additional costs due to flight cancellation, road blocks etc.