The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, are a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea. It is one of the seven union territories of India. The island population is an interesting mix of south Indian and Southeast Asian settlers.
Port Blair is the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Island. It serves as the entry point for visiting the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Port Blair is connected with mainland India by both air and sea. The most common language here is Bengali followed by Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam. The town of Port Blair has a tropical Monsoon climate with rainfall throughout the year. The Indian Navy, the Indian Coast Guard and Indian Air force have all set base in the town of Port Blair. You can enjoy shopping in Port Blair at the Aberdeen Bazaar which is the centre of the town. Most of the restaurants and hotels are around this area. The main bus station is just west of the bazaar and the Port Blair Airport 4 Kms. to the south west.
Port Blair is the kind of idyllic towns that attract the rich. It is a town where the waiters and restaurant owners will know their customers by name. You will have a lot of fun visiting this town and the larger island.
Places to visit in Port Blair:-
- Bird watching at Mount Harriet
- visit the active Volcano at Barren Island.
- Take a glass bottom boat ride at Jolly Buoy Island.
- Take an Underwater sea walk at North Bay Island.
- shopping at Aberdeen Bazar.
- Enjoy nightlife at Peerless resort, Sinclairs Bay view etc.
- Snorkelling and scuba diving at jolly buoy island.
- Sightseeing in Port Blair:- cellular jail, Gandhi Park, Chidiya Tapu etc.
- Resorts in Port blair:- Megapode Camping resort, Anugama resort, palm Grove eco resort.
Havelock is a picturesque natural paradise with beautiful white sandy beaches, rich coral reefs and lush green forest. This island, with beautiful sandy beaches fringed with green canopy of the rain-fed forests beckons everyone to enjoy the frolic and fun at the azure sea. Radhanagar Beach on the western coast is one of the most popular beaches on Havelock.
Things to do in Havelock:-
Beaches near Havelock: Radhanagar beach, Elephant beach, Kaala Pathar Beach
Scuba diving & snorkelling: blue Corals dive, dive india, Doongi dives
Neil Island, well Known for its biodiversity, unexplored coral reefs, white sandy beaches, and tropical woodlands, It is perfect for a peaceful time off. Spend quality time at the long deserted beaches; explore the island’s villages named after mythological characters from the Ramayana. Neil island is the hidden gem of Andaman. Neil is a tiny but beautiful island located 37 km south of Port Blair.
Places to visit in Neil Island:-
1. Laxmanpur beach
2. bharatpur beach
3. Howrah beach
4. Sitapur beach
Day 1: arrive at Port Blair:-
Arrival at Port Blair in the morning by flight/ship and transfer to hotel. After freshen up start a tour of places in and around Port Blair (CITY TOUR) covering famous places like Cellular jail, Anthropological museum, Fisheries museum and the Cottage Industries Emporium (Sagarika) for shopping & souvenirs. In the evening, attend the enthralling Sound and Light Show at Cellular Jail- where the heroic saga of the Indian freedom struggle is brought alive.
Day 2: Visit to North Bay and Ross Island:-
Start after breakfast for a full-day Excursion by public ferry to North Bay (Coral Island) – to see coral reefs, exotic varieties of beautiful ornamental fishes and other marine life. Optional Activities – Snorkelling, Glass bottom boat ride, Swimming, Trekking. Later, visit Ross Island – from where the Britishers’ governed the entire A&N islands, prior to India’s Independence. This island is an ideal destination for nature walk amidst sylvan surroundings with deer’s, peacocks, exotic birds, etc.
Day 3: Visit to Havelock:-
Early morning departure by luxury ferry to Havelock Island (57 kms by sea from Port Blair). Later, Visit Radha Nagar Beach and enjoy your Stay here overnight amongst the sandy beach and lush green forest in a comfortable beach resort.
Day 4: Havelock:-
Day free for leisure . Enjoy your Stay here overnight amongst the sandy beach and lush green forest in a comfortable beach resort.
Day 5: Visit to Neil Island:-
After breakfast, Check out from the hotel and proceed to the Harbour for ferry to Neil Island and then transfer to hotel . Post lunch visit to Bharatpur Beach & Rock formation. Later, Over night stay at Neil Island.
Day 6: Visit to Laxmanpur beach and return to Port Blair:-
Visit Laxmanpur Beach. Later, Return from Neil Island to Port Blair & transfer to hotel.
Day 7: Journey back to India:-
Transfer to Airport/Harbour for return flight/voyage
How to reach Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
There are two ways to reach Andaman and Nicobar Islands.either fly down to Port Blair from Kolkata, Chennai or Delhi or take a ship from Chennai, Kolkata or Vizag.
What is the best time to holiday in the Andaman Islands?
The best time to holiday in Andaman Islands is during October to May.
What are the different activities one can do in Andaman?
Snorkeling,scuba diving,sea walk,boat cruise,speed boating, jet skiing and many more.
What are the must visit tourist atrractions in the Andaman and Nicobar Island?
Andaman is well known for its immaculate beaches and islands like Havelock and Neil Island, but the Cellular Jail which is a national memorial is a famous tourist attraction.
Where can one shop in Andaman?
Some of the best shopping places are Sagarika Govt.Emporium, Aberdeen Bazaar, Queen Sea Shell Craft, Shopping Singapore.
1. Accommodation in 01 dbl A/C room for 03 nights with breakfast at Port Blair.
2.Accommodation in 01 dbl A/C cottage for 03 nights with breakfast at Havelock Island.
3.Accommodation in 01 dbl A/C cottage for 02 nights with breakfast at Neil Island.
4.All transfers in 01 A/C private car at Port Blair.
5.All transfers in 01 A/C private car at Havelock Island.
6.All transfers in 01 A/C private car at Neil Island.
7.Entry and ferry tickets to visit all the places of sightseeing.
8.All 05 days sightseeing according to the itinerary.
9.Transfer to Port Blair Havelock and Neil Island by A/C Luxury tourist ferry( Kindly note if the private ferry is not operating then the guests will be transferred by Govt. ferry)
10.Airport drop is complimentary from the company’s side, any extra usage of the car apart from airport drop will be chargeable.
11.All taxes inclusive GST (4.5%).
1.Lunch & Dinner is not inclusive in the package.
2.Vehicle at disposal.
3.Any Extra excursions apart from the suggested itinerary.
4.Water sports activities are not included in the package.
5.To and fro airline/ship tickets to Port Blair are not included.
7.Room services, laundry, telephone charges, Ross Island maintenance fee
8.Expenses occurred due to bad weather, Flight or ferry cancellation, strike or any political unrest to be paid by guest as per actual.