Memorable Andaman’s Tour
5 Nights / 6 Days
Destination Covered : Port Blair
Attractions : Cellular Jail
Arrival at Port Blair in the morning/afternoon by flight and transfer 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. In the evening 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.
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 (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 hotel to relax and unwind. (Kindly remind hotel to provide packed breakfast at Port Blair since 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 to jetty. (The trip may be changed to light house subject to weather conditions and visibility) (Do note that incase guest is delayed for Elephant Beach No Refund will be offered if the boat has left)
Check out and after lunch visit to Kalapathar Beach. Return from Havelock Island in the evening by the Govt ferry 1600 hrs/ 1630 hrs and transfer to hotel in Port Blair. The guest will arrive only in the evening at Port Blair. (Do note that all hotels on Havelock have a early morning check out time and late check out is provided at the discretion of the hotel management)Request you to kindly keep the luggage ready and leave it at the reception.
After breakfast, at 0830 hrs proceed to Mount Harriet - the 2nd highest peak (365 meters high) in the Andamans, which offers a magnificent bird’s eye view of Port Blair’s adjoining islands (Must see: Spot where Lord Mayo was murdered/Largest Church in Andamans/ Rs 20 VIEW /Summer Bunglow of British/ The only kind of Mango tree in whole of S/E Asia/ Nicobari Hut) . The summer headquarters of the Chief Commissioner during British Raj, this place provides fascinating views. Return back to Port Blair and start for a tour of places in & around Port Blair (1130 hrs) (City Tour) Chatam Saw Mill (one of the oldest & largest in Asia), Forest Museum, Anthropological Museum, Fisheries (Marine) Museum, Naval Marine Museum (Samudrika).. At 1530 hrs proceed to Chidyatapu located 30 kms away from Port Blair and also called the Sunset Point in Andaman’s (Hot Tea will be provided). Return back to hotel in the evening for some local shopping.
Visit Cellular Jail before departing (Only possible if guest is taking a flight which departs after 1100 hrs) Port Blair with Fond memories of these mesmerising Islands.