ANDAMAn island TOUR 

Port Blair – Havelock – Elephant Beach

Scattered like an unsolved puzzle at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea, the popular islands of Andaman are India’s archipelago that promises to amaze and captivate at the same time. There are 572 islands, majorly divided into five broad categories – Great Andaman, Little Andaman, Ritchie’s Archipelago, East Volcano Islands, and Sentinel Islands. Great Andaman is known for Port Blair, the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and the best islands that have the classiest beaches, simply the ideal holiday destination for indulging in watersports activities. Even for marine species, there’s nothing better than Great Andaman, which is home to the Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve and Archipelago in
the Bay of Bengal. Andaman Islands are known for their palm-lined, white-sand beaches, mangroves, tropical rainforests and coral reefs supporting marine life. At the Havelock Island of Ritchie’s Archipelago cluster, one can enjoy water sports activities like Scuba Diving and Snorkeling.

At A Glance

Day 1: Port Blair – Arrive in Port Blair –Cellular jail- Light & Sound Show

Day 2: Havelock – Port Blair to Havelock by Cruise- Kalapathar Beach

Day 3: Havelock – Havelock -Radhanagar Beach

Day 4: Port Blair– Havelock-Elephant Beach –Return to Port Blair

Day 5: Departure– Depart for home

DETAILED itinerary

Day 01: ARRIVE PORT BLAIR
Fly to Port Blair. Our representative will meet and assist you at the Veer Savarkar Airport. Board the waiting vehicles, drive to your hotel and check in. First half of the day is at leisure. Later in the afternoon visit Cellular jail followed by light and sound show. The Cellular Jail has a pride of place in India’s freedom struggle. Many a stalwart were imprisoned here. Declared a national memorial, this three story prison constructed by British in 1906, is a pilgrimage destination for freedom fighters. This colossal edifice has mutely witnessed the most treacherous of inhumane atrocities borne by the convicts, who were mostly freedom fighters. The day draws to a gentle close with the Sound and Light Show at the historic Cellular Jail which gives you a vivid experience of its strong association with the freedom fighters and their struggle for independence.

Overnight stay at the Hotel.

 

Day 02: PORT BLAIR – HAVELOCK ISLAND
Today after breakfast you will transfer to Jetty. Head to Havelock Island on board the cruise connecting the two islands. Havelock, about 54 kilometers northeast of Port Blair, the Island is a hidden jewel. Havelock is a serene tropical island encompassing about 86 square kilometers. Its clear waters are rated among the best in the world for snorkeling and scuba diving. Close to 1000 different species of marine life inhabit the waters of the Andaman Islands.

 

Scuba divers can see, sea slugs and snails, varieties of ghost pipe fish, jaw fish and a number of different crustaceans of all shapes and sizes. With its serene beaches, 40 meters visibility underwater, colorful coral reefs and ‘far from the maddening crowd’ appeal, Havelock Island has emerged as a dream destination among discerning travelers.

Arrive at Havelock Jetty, you are met with and assisted by our representative. Board the waiting vehicles and drive to the hotel. After a break a quick trip to Kalapathar Beach.

 

Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 03: HAVELOCK ISLAND
Today after breakfast, trip to Radhanagar Beach (or Beach No. 7) which is the jewel in the crown of Havelock Island. Located on the western side of the island, it stands away from the cluster. The glorious white sand beach shot to global fame when Time magazine (in 2004) rated it as the finest in Asia. With lush tropical forest rising on a hill to one side, the draw of this white sand beach has steadily grown in the legion of avid beach buffs. The popularity of this beach has triggered cruises from across the Andaman Sea. Travelers cruise over a few days from Thailand to experience the magic of this beach in particular. A wide beach that runs over a few kilometers,Radhanagar is simply stunning. It lends itself to a variety of activities. (Please Note at Radhanagar Beach you have facility for Wash and change on a Nominal charge of Rs 10 to 20 per head).

Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 04: HAVELOCK TO PORT BLAIR
After Breakfast trip to we proceed for a visit to Elephant beach. Elephant Beach is a small pristine beach, rather remotely located; it can be reached by boat. The beach is also an extremely good place for Snorkeling with an easily accessible house reef, which boasts of beautiful corals and other marine life. The beach has also emerged as Havelock’s favorite spot for scuba diving. It is tailor made to be a beginner’s dive site. One can just walk straight from the beach and on to the spot where divers practice. Evening return to Port Blair and check in at the respective Hotel.

Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 05: DROP TO PORT BLAIR AIRPORT – DEPARTURE
Drop to Airport with memories of an ultimate holiday at Andaman Islands.

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