The Andamans Tour
Trip Highlights :- Port Blair (Museums, Cellular Jail, Sound and Light show, Boat / Ferry rides to North Bay, Ross and Viper Island, Havelock Island) |
Tour duration : 04 Nights / 05 Days
Upon arrival, our representative will meet and welcome you and provide transfer assistance from airport to hotel. Upon reaching your hotel, you will be handed over the travel documents with a complete briefing of tour by the representative. Check-in and proceed to your room. Remaining day at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for the full day tour in the city.
Samudrika Museum It is run by the Indian Navy. The museum has seven sections presenting Geographical information, Marine life, Archaeology and people of Andaman. It has a good collection of shells, corals and a few colorful fishes
Anthropological Museum It was started in the year 1975-76. It illustrates the four Negrioto Tribes of the Andamanese. It not only describes the life style of the nomadic tribes of Andaman and Nicobar Island but also defines their stage by stage development till the present age. The articles on display are the various handicrafts, tools, weapons, arts and crafts, and photographs etc.
Fisheries Museum It has 350 different species of marine life. The different kinds of marine life on display have been collected from the Bay of Bengal and the Indo-Pacific Ocean. It is situated adjacent to the Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex, Port Blair.
Cellular Jail This historic building was built in the 19th century to look like a wheel with seven spokes. Today only three wings of the seven remain. It took 10 years to complete. It is called 'Cellular' because it is 'Cells beyond Cells'.
Sound & Light Show At the National Memorial ‘Cellular Jail’ you can attend the Sound & Light Show where the heroic saga of the Indian Freedom Struggle is brought alive by the means of light and sound at the jail premises, presented in English and Hindi, which takes you back to the British Era.
Overnight stay at hotel.
After Breakfast you will be escorted to Andaman Water Sports Complex to catch a ferry for the entire excursion to Ross Island, North Bay and Viper Island.
North Bay It is also called 'The Gate Way to Port Blair'. This place is famous for its coral reefs, exotic verities' of beautiful ornamental fishes and water sports activities. The breathtaking stretch of coral bed leaves you spellbound. North Bay is the foremost snorkeling point of Andaman. Apart from snorkeling and glass-bottom boat ride, scuba diving, underwater sea walk facility is also available at North Bay.
Ross Island It was the Capital of Port Blair during British and Japanese regime, prior to India’s Independence. It was named after Sir Daniel Ross a marine surveyor. It is now under the supervision of the Indian Navy. This island is an ideal destination for nature walk amidst sylvan surroundings with deer’s, peacocks and exotic birds. A leisurely cruise (Harbour Cruise) towards Viper Island, in a steamer crosses the seven main ports of these islands, including the floating dry dock of naval command.
Viper Island This island is named after “Viper” the survey ship of Britishers commanded by Cap. Archibald Blair in 1788-89 A.D. The gallows atop a hillock here are a sight to watch. This island is famous for Open Jail, Chain Gang Jail and Gallows of Convicts.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning you will be escorted to Phoenix Bay Harbour to board Ferry, which will take you to Havelock Island.
Havelock Island The island is named after a British Army Officer. The island offers state-of-the-art facilities for snorkeling and scuba diving. Havelock is famous for its white sand and crystal clear and transparent waters.
At the Harbour, proceed to Radhanagar Beach which is Asia's 7th most beautiful beach. At Radhanagar Beach you can go for swimming or just get your feet wet and admire the serene beauty of the beach.
ELEPHANT BEACH (OPTIONAL): It is located at a distance of around 10kms from the market or 30min boat ride from the jetty. It is known for its beautiful corals and exotic life.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Breakfast and check out from hotel, start return journey to Port Blair enjoying the sea breeze and the sight of the changing colors of the sky. Transfer to airport to board flight for Chennai. Take connecting flight at international terminal for return journey.
(PORT BLAIR TO HAVELOCK) JOURNEY DETAILS:
1st ferry Time 0620 hrs Govt. ferry non AC; Duration 02 hrs 30 minutes.
2nd ferry Time 0730 hrs Costal Cruise (Private ferry) AC Duration 01 hr 30 minutes
3rd ferry Time 0815 hrs Makruzz Catamaran (Private Cruise) AC Exc Class, Duration 01 hr 30 minutes
4th ferry Time 1120 hrs Govt. ferry Via Neil Island to Havelock, Duration 03 hrs 30 minutes.
5th ferry Time 1400 hrs Govt. ferry, Non AC; Duration 02 hrs 30 minutes.
(HAVELOCK TO PORT BLAIR) OUTBOUND JOURNEY DETAILS
1st ferry 9.00 am govt. ferry from HAVELOCK, Non AC; Duration 2hrs 30minutes.
2nd ferry 4.00pm MAKRUZZ CATAMARAN (Private CRUISE ) For Premium class, Duration 01 hr 30 minutes, AC.
3rd ferry 4.30 pm Govt. ferry, Non AC ; Duration 02 hrs 30 minutes.
4th ferry 4.30 pm COSTAL CRUISE, Executive class, Duration 01 hr 30 minutes, AC
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1. Accommodation in Double room in 05 Star or 04 Star category hotels on CP Basis (Room + Breakfast Basis) inclusive of all presently applicable taxes.
2. All Arrival / Departure transfers from airport to hotel and vice - versa
3. Monument entrance fees to places of visit as per the itinerary
4. Sound and Light show in Port Blair | Ferry fare from 1) Port Blair to North Bay to Ross Island to Viper Island and return, 2) Port Blair to Havelock Island, and 3) Havelock Island to Port Blair.
5. Local English speaking Guide during the tour..
6. All Transfers, City sightseeing/excursions and long drives as per itinerary using chauffeur driven air-conditioned Car / Mini Van / Coach.
7. 01 bottle packaged drinking water per person per day
8. All presently applicable interstate & toll taxes
1. Air tickets for the sector: CHENNAI / PORT BLAIR / CHENNAI.
2. Return international air tickets from the city of origin.
3. Travel Insurance and Indian Visa.
4. Visit to Elephant Beach mentioned in programme as OPTIONAL.
5. Personal expenses such as: Any Meals other than specified above / Drinks / Laundry bill & Telephone calls at hotel. Tips for Guides & Driver / Camera Fees at the monuments or any other expenses not included in the clause "inclusions".