Splendours of Andaman Tour
Splendours of Andaman Tour
6 Nights / 7 Days
Destination Covered : Port Blair
Attractions : Cellular Jail
Arrival at Port Blair in the morning/afternoon by flight and transfer to hotel. After lunch proceeds to show you Corbyn’s Cove beach the only beach in city of Port Blair. In the evening proceed to attend the enthralling Sound and Light Show (at 1800 hrs or 1900 Hrs, depending on light and sound show ticket availability) at Cellular Jail - where the heroic saga of the Indian freedom struggle is brought alive.
Depart at 0900 from Water Sports complex in a boat to see under- water marine life and varieties of corals at North Bay (Snorkeling and Glass Bottom at extra cost. Lunch included). After North Bay, proceed to Ross Island (Wednesday Closed), the erstwhile capital of Port Blair during the British regime. The island presently houses the ruins of old buildings like Chief Commissioner, House, Government House, Church, Bakery, Press, Swimming Pool, Cemetery, etc. and all in dilapidated condition. After that proceed for a Harbour Cruise which includes a trip to tiny, serene, beautiful island called, "VIPER ISLAND" where the gallows is a sight to watch. Evening is free for shopping
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 the Hotel to relax and unwind. (Kindly remind hotel to provide packed breakfast at Port Blair since the same is not included at Havelock)
Check out and after lunch visit to Kalapathar Beach which involves a scenic drive. Return from Havelock Island in the evening ferry 1600 hrs/ 1630 hrs and transfer to hotel in Port Blair. The guest will arrive only in the evening. (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)
After breakfast, start for a tour of places in & around Port Blair (City Tour) - covering the famous Cellular Jail*( a witness to the freedom struggle), Chatham 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) .In the evening visit local market - for shopping & souvenirs.
Prepare to explore the stunning underwater life of Andaman Islands. Depart by 0830 hrs for Wandoor to enter the Mahatma Gandhi National Park (29 kms from Port Blair, it is a 281 sq kms national park with 15 small and large Islands). Visit Red Skin or Jolly Bouy depending on which Island is open and get lost in the magical underwater life with variety of fishes and corals; it is a 45 minute boat ride through stunning uninhabited Islands. It is advisable to carry water and packed lunch. Return back in the afternoon which memories of a lifetime. Evening at Leisure.
Depart Port Blair with Fond memories of these mesmerising Islands.