Best of Havelock and Port Blair Tour
4 Nights / 5 Days
Destination Covered : Port Blair
Attractions : Cellular Jail
Arrival in the by flight and proceed to Hotel. Do note that Ross Island is only possible if you have booked a flight that lands by 1200 hrs or earlier. Relax and rest at the hotel and after lunch visit Ross Island (Wednesday Closed) which is about 2 km east of Port Blair and can be reached by a short boat ride from Port Blair (Ferry leaves at 1400 hrs and returns at 1600 hrs). The island is controlled by the Indian navy, which requires every visitor to sign in on entering. On the return spend some time at Water Sports Complex for some water activities at extra cost like Jet Ski, etc. In the evening (at 1800 hrs or 1900 Hrs, depending on light and sound show ticket availability) proceed to attend the enthralling Sound and Light Show at Cellular Jail (at 1800 hrs or 1900 Hrs, depending on light and sound show ticket availability)- where the heroic saga of the Indian freedom struggle is brought alive.
Morning departure (0600 hrs) Govt ferry from Port Blair – Havelock. The ferry takes 2.5 hrs to reach Havelock. On arrival be refreshed by some tender coconut water which we will offer at the exit of the jetty. 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 (Local Hot Tea will be offered) (N/Ac Car/Jeep will be provided for pickup and drop, time spent 2-3 hours). Return back to the hotel to relax and unwind. (Kindly inform hotel to provide packaged breakfast as the same is not included at Havelock)
(Car will come at 0800 hrs and please ensure you are ready as the boat will leave at 0830 hrs and it is a further 10 min drive away to the boat) Embark on the most memorable snorkelling trip, just 25 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 snorkelling. 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 metre. The large reef is mostly made up of hard coral and has plenty of marine life. Note: Inclusive of snorkelling equipment and car pick up and drop. (The trip may be changed to light house subject to weather conditions and visibility) (Do note that in case guest is delayed for Elephant Beach No Refund will be offered if the boat has left)
Check out and after lunch proceed to visit Kalapathar beach a scenic beach involving a wonderful ride by the coast, spend a hour and then return from Havelock Island in the evening by Govt ferry @ 1600 hrs/ 1630 hrs and transfer to hotel in Port Blair. Evening at Leisure. (Do note that all hotels on Havelock have a early morning check out time and late checkout is provided at the discretion of the hotel management)
Proceed to visit Cellular Jail (Is possible only if guest is leaving by flight that takes off after 1130 hrs) before departing Port Blair with Fond memories of these mesmerizing Islands.