Port Blair is the largest city and the capital of the union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. The city gets its name from Lieutenant Archibald Blair, who is said to have established a colony at its site in the year 1789. Notably, this town is home to the famous Cellular Jail National Memorial, which was formerly a jail where many freedom fighters were incarcerated at the time of Indian Independence Movement.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival In Port Blair (With Full Day Sightseeing)
Upon your meet and greet with our representative in Port Blair at Veer Savarkar Airport, a transfer will be arranged to your hotel. Board the waiting vehicle and drive to your hotel/resort. Check in and start to get comfortable with your surroundings. After some relaxation, we begin your journey with a city tour of Port Blair. Sited Visied: Anthropological Museum, Cellular Jail, Fisheries Museum, Chatham Saw Mill, Samudrika (Naval Marine museums) and Science Centre. Cellular Jail at Port Blair is a must-visit and most popular tourist attraction. The erstwhile kaala paani jail has a place of pride in India’s freedom struggle. Many a stalwart were imprisoned here. The jail, completed in the year 1906, acquired the name ‘Cellular’ because it is entirely made up of individual cells for the solitary confinement. In the evening, the Light and Sound Show (voiced by veteran actor Om Puri) here brings alive the saga of the freedom struggle. Overnight stay at hotel in Port Blair.
Day 2: Port Blair – Ross Island – North Bay Island (Coral Island)
After breakfast today, get ready to embark on a day-long two island cruise - one of the most sought after activities by tourists in Andaman Islands because it leaves a lasting impression. The cruise shows you a panorama of the seven harbours that include Ross Island and North Bay. Visit Ross Island. Home to a string of exquisite beaches and once the administrative headquarters for the British, Ross Island is a small haven lined prettily with coconut trees and inhabited by deer. Another interesting activity that can be enjoyed here is fishing – rarely done in the other islands. Ross Island is the place to be for water sports enthusiasts, because of the close location of Water Sports Complex. Go swimming, jet skiing, scuba diving and snorkeling here. The island is also famous for friendly flocks of deer and lush green walking trails. Gaze keenly into the mesmerizing world of corals and marine life on a glass bottom boat ride in North Bay. Ocean lovers would really appreciate a glass bottom boat ride in its shallow waters with a chance to see corals up close. Explore the mesmerizing picnic spots with a naturally picturesque environment. Return to your hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Port Blair.
Day 3: Port Blair – Baratang Port – Port Blair
Start your day early in the morning for a day long tour in Baratang Islands. Proceed from Port Blair for slightly hectic tour. You will first be exploring the fascinating areas around Baratang Island. This includes scenic views of caves, jungles, volcano, Backcountry, Backwater boat ride etc. After venturing into Baratang, visit the Limestone Caves and Mud Volcano. A fascinating ride through dense mangroves leads you to the start point of the trek to the Limestone Caves. Return to Port Blair. Overnight stay at hotel in Port Blair.
Day 4: Port Blair - Neil Islands
Early in the day (between 05:30 & 11 am), get ready to leave the hotel and head to Phoenix Bay Jetty to catch a ferry (speedboat) to Neil islands. Upon arrival and meet and greet with our representative, you will be escorted to your hotel. Check in and get comfortable. After some deserved relaxation, we head to Laxman Pur Beach, Sita Pur Beach and natural bridge formation Howrah Bridge. With perfect climactic conditions and plenty of natural beaches, Neil Island is marvelous island with rich marine life, lush green surroundings of paddy fields, banana plantations and tropical trees. The unhurried pace of life, sandy beaches of Sita Pur and Laxman Pur and many other attractions make Neil Island ideal for a picnic holiday wth family and friends. This eco friendly locale also shows you breathtaking views of the sea. Sites Visited : Laxman Pur Beach, Sita Pur Beach and Howrah Bridge. Overnight at hotel in Neil Island.
Travel from Port Blair to Neil Island
Ferry from Port Blair to Neil Island
Day 5: Neil Island – Havelock Island
After breakfast today, prepare for your transfer to Neil Island Jetty. Get ready to head to Havelock Island aboard a splendid cruise connecting the two marvelous islands. Few Indians know of the hidden jewel of Havelock right in their backyard, only a short distance northeast of Port Blair. Havelock is a serene tropical island with clear waters that are rated among the best in the world for water sports such as snorkeling and scuba diving. Did you know that close to a 1000 different species of marine life that inhabit the waters of the Andaman Islands? Havelock Island has emerged as a dream destination among tourists looking forward to its serene beaches, fascinating underwaters (close to 1000 different species of marine life in the waters of Andaman Islands), colourful coral reefs and ‘far from the madding crowd’ appeal. It is a real feast for scuba divers swimming among nudi branches, sea slugs and snails, varieties of ghost pipe fish, jaw fish and a number of different crustaceans. Upon your arrival at Havelock Jetty and meet and greet with our representative, board the waiting vehicle to your hotel. Check in and get comfortable. After, go on a lovely, peaceful trip to Kalapathar Beach. Overnight stay at hotel in Havelock.
Travel from Neil Island to Havelock-Island
Day 6: Havelock Islands - Radhanagar - Havelock
After breakfast today, get ready for your trip to Radhanagar Beach (or Beach No. 7) - a jewel in the crown of Havelock Island. Rated finest in Asia by Time Magazine in 2004, the draw of this glorious white sand beach has steadily grown in the legion of beach buffs. Travellers cruise over a few days from Thailand to experience the magic of this beach in particular. The beach lends itself to a variety of activities. Located on the western side of the island, it stands away from the cluster. The popularity of this beach has triggered cruises from across the Andaman Sea. Overnight stay at hotel in Havelock.
Day 7: Havelock Island - Day At Leisure
Day free for leisure at your own & enjoy your beautiful beach resort. Overnight stay at the specified Hotel.
Day 8: Havelock Islands – Port Blair (Without Elephant Beach)
After breakfast today, get ready for your trip to Radhanagar Beach (or Beach No. 7) - a jewel in the crown of Havelock Island. Rated finest in Asia by Time Magazine in 2004, the draw of this glorious white sand beach has steadily grown in the legion of beach buffs. Travellers cruise over a few days from Thailand to experience the magic of this beach in particular. The beach lends itself to a variety of activities. Located on the western side of the island, it stands away from the cluster. The popularity of this beach has triggered cruises from across the Andaman Sea. Please note: at Radhanagar Beach, wash and change costs a fee of Rs. 10-20 per head. In the evening, head to Port Blair. Overnight stay at hotel in Port Blair.
Travel from Havelock-Island to Port Blair
Ferry from Havelock Island to Port Blair
Day 9: Departure From Port Blair – Airport Drop Off
After breakfast, a transfer will be arranged to Veer Savarkar Airport after checking out from hotel. Your tour in Andaman Islands has ended. Let the memories begin!