- Places: Ross Island, Radhanagar Beach, Cellular Jail, Havelock, Elephant Beach, Chatam Saw Mill, Forest Museum, Anthropological Museum and the Cottage Industries Emporium, to Viper Island
- Activities: Sightseeing, Water Sports, Light Show, Cruise ride.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a union territory of India lies in the Bay of Bengal. It consists of about 527 islands both small and large. The coastline of the Islands stretches for about 100 Kms. The Islands are covered with dense forests all around.
This trip will take one to Havelock, an island with white beaches, coral reefs, and dolphins, turtles, situated 57km north east of Port Blair. The beaches Vijaynagar and Radhanagar are the most prominent and known for their crystal clear turquoise blue waters.
A tour to the Havelock beach is exciting, relaxing and rejuvenating.
One can enjoy few water sports activities (optional) here. The stay at Port Blair offers lots to see in local culture, much known Cellular Jail, Viper Island through Harbor Cruise and many more.
Day 1: Local Sightseeing. We will arrive at Port Blair in the morning by flight and our representatives will transfer us to hotel. After lunch visit Ross Island which is about 2 km east of Port Blair and can be reached by a short boat ride from Phoenix Bay Jetty. Proceed back to your Hotel to freshen up and in the evening proceed to attend the enthralling Sound and Light Show at Cellular Jail - where the heroic saga of the Indian freedom struggle is brought alive.
Day 2: Radhanagar Beach visit. Early morning departure (0600 hrs) ferry from Port Blair – Havelock. The ferry takes 2.5 hrs to reach Havelock. On arrival proceed to selected hotel and in the evening proceed to Beach No 7* (Radhanagar Beach) rated as the ‘Best Beach in Asia’ by Time Magazine (N/Ac Car/Jeep will be provided for pickup and drop, time.
Day 3: Water Sports. Trip to Elephant Beach: Embark on the most memorable snorkeling trip, Just 40 min by Boat this beach offers snorkelers calm blue shallow waters and is the perfect spot for beginner snorkelers. The boat goes right up to the beach and it’s so easy to slip on your gear and just start snorkeling. It’s also a great place to just spend the day lying on the beach and relaxing. The beach is very scenic with fallen trees and white sand giving the photographer some interesting shots. The reef here starts very close to shore at a depth of about 1 meter. The large reef is mostly made up of hard coral and has plenty of marine life.
Day 4: Havelock to Port Blair. Morning at leisure. Return from Havelock Island in the afternoon and transfer to hotel in Port Blair. The guest will arrive only in the evening at Port Blair.
Day 5: Local Sightseeing and Shopping. After breakfast, start for a full-day tour of places in and around Port Blair (City Tour) - covering the famous Cellular Jail*, Chatam Saw Mill (one of the oldest and largest in Asia), Forest Museum, Anthropological Museum and the Cottage Industries Emporium (Sagarika) - for shopping and souvenirs. In the evening proceed for a leisurely cruise (Harbour Cruise), (Departure at 15:00 hrs) in a steamer along the Port Blair Harbour - which takes one to Viper Island. The gallows atop a hillock here is sight to watch.
Day 6: Depart Port Blair with Fond memories of these mesmerizing Islands.
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