“Imagine living on an island in the lap of immaculate beaches and a deep blue sea, only surrounded by nature’s wonders- seems like a dream? We tailored-to-your-needs package to Discover Andaman makes your wishes come true. Spend quality time traversing the beaches of Havelock Island and be lost among the exotic coral reefs of Elephant Beach. Bask in the gorgeous sunset at Radhanagar Beach aka Asia’s best beach and enjoy the silence of Kala Pathar Beach. Satisfy the adventure junkie in you and indulge in snorkeling and scuba diving amidst Andaman’s gorgeous marine life. And how can we forget Andaman’s gem, the Ross Island? The headquarters of administration during British Raj, the gorgeous island will entice you with its picturesque landscapes and soothing beaches.
No trip should be deemed complete without a shopping spree, so shop your heart out in Port Blair. Pick up striking handicrafts made from bamboo, coconut shells and seashells as souvenirs.”
The capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair is just a two-hour flight away from mainland India. Andaman and Nicobar are a conglomeration of as many as 570 islands (only 36 of which are currently inhabited) and Port Blair is the entry point for visiting these islands. Port Blair is famous for the historic Cellular Jail, museums, ruined structures, monuments and other small islands (Viper, Ross, etc.) that used to be home to the British colonists. This region is a paradise for nature and adventure lovers with its crystal clear waters, sandy white beaches, limestone caves and mud volcanoes. It is popularly called the ‘ Veritable Garden of Eden’ because of its natural beauty that’ s still nearly unexplored. It is also referred to as ‘ Mini India’ as it houses people from all religions, backgrounds and communities. Places to visit on this island also include the Chatham Saw Mill, Gandhi Park, Carbyns Cove Beach, Water Sports Complex, Forest Museum, Mini Zoo, etc. There are a variety of water activities and sports like scuba diving, fishing, boating and more. Known for its tranquillity, Port Blair is definitely one of the most beautiful and exotic places among all these islands.
Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
Day 1 – Port Blair
“Fly in to Port Blair. our representative will meet and assist you at the Veer Savarkar Airport. Board the vehicles, drive to your hotel and check in.
Later in the afternoon visit Cellular jail followed by light and sound show in the evening.
The Cellular Jail (Closed on Mondays) has a pride of place in India’s freedom struggle. Many a stalwart were imprisoned here. Declared a national memorial, this three storey prison constructed by Britishers in 1906, is a pilgrimage destination for freedom fighters. This colossal edifice has mutely witnessed the most treacherous of inhumane atrocities borne by the convicts, who were mostly freedom fighters.
The day draws to a gentle close with the Sound and Light Show at the historic Cellular Jail which gives you a vivid experience of its strong association with the freedom fighters and their struggle for independence.
Evening visit to Corbyn Cove Beach, it’s a serene and unspoiled soft sandy beach, set in picturesque background of lush green coconut palms and pleasant blue sea. and is situated 8 kms from the City centre is the closest Beach from the city. Overnight at the Hotel.”
Day 2 – Port Blair – Havelock
“Today after breakfast you will transfer to Jetty. Head to Havelock Island on board Cruise connecting the two islands!
Havelock, about 54 kilometers 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 nudi branchs, 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.
Later in the afternoon proceed for a visit to famous Radhanagar beach.
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 at the Hotel.”
Day 3 – Havelock
“After waking up to another sunny morning, enjoy a yummy breakfast and head out. You’ll be spending another day on a different beach so don’t forget to take a fresh set of clothes and some drinking water. Known for its untouched beauty, Elephant Beach is one of the most popular beaches on the island. Thick green trees line a beach of shimmery white sand. This beach is the ideal spot for water activities including boating and snorkelling. The coral reefs are not too far from the shore and are known for their remarkable vibrancy. Later in the afternoon, head back to the hotel and enjoy shopping in the local market (on your own). Overnight at the Hotel.”
Day 4 – Havelock – Neil
“Today after breakfast, we drive you to the Havelock Jetty from where you sail to Neil Island on board another scenic cruise. Once at the Neil jetty, our representative will transport you to your hotel for check-in.
With its tranquil beaches and pristine waters, it is a perfect getaway from the noise of the city. Fill yourself with a hearty meal at lunch (On direct pay basis) and then head to Sitapur viewpoint for spectacular views. Bharatpur Beach is your next destination, where you can enjoy a ride in a glass-bottomed boat and get a glimpse of the fascinating marine life and corals (optional – at an extra cost). Late afternoon, witness the natural coral bridge at Laxmanpur Beach 2 and behold a beautiful sunset at Laxmanpur Beach 1. You will spot a wide variety of deal corals and sea shells on the beach. Ideal for a gorgeous evening walk, breathing in the fresh sea breeze as you watch the sun set in all its majesty- you’ll be mesmerized by this natural gem. Spend the evening at leisure and return to hotel for the night.”
Day 5 – Neil – Port Blair
“Today after breakfast check-out from hotel and thereafter board the vehicles and drive to Neil Jetty. From here sail to Port Blair on board Cruise.
Arrive at Port Blair Jetty, you are met and assisted by our representative. Board the vehicles and drive to the hotel. Check in at the hotel at Port Blair.
After lunch proceed to Chidiya tapu – famous for lush green mangroves, forest cover with numerous chirping birds and Sandy beach (Known as the Sunset Point). Overnight at the Hotel.”
Day 6 – Depart from Port Blair
“After breakfast at hotel, Check-out and transfer to the Port Blair airport. This marks the culmination of a memorable trip to one of India’s natural wonders – the Andaman Islands.”