Day 1: Arrival & visit to local museum and transfer to Havelock
On arrival at Veer Savarkar Airport, our travel executive would receive and escort you to the local museum. The anthropological museum is maintained and managed by ASI (Anthropological Survey of India), it is an exquisite small museum showcasing a wide collection of tools and weapons used by Andamanese tribes. This also encloses many photographs of different tribes and aborigines of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and then transfer to Havelock, after a 2-hour journey in the Andaman Sea with the flying fishes and Dolphins (you may be lucky to sight some) reach Havelock islands. You will be received at the jetty by our tour manager/driver. Check-in to your hotel and overnight stay in Havelock.
Day 2: Swaraj Dweep (Havelock Island), Radhanagar Beach
Get geared up to visit Asia’s No.1 beach rated by Times magazine, Radhanagar beach. This virgin white sand beach is the best place for swimming as there are no rocks on the coast and the waves are not too high. Although Havelock is the most developed of the islands, it’s still very low-key and simple – a world away from the busy life of mainland India.
Day 3: Elephant Beach and return to Port Blair by evening ferry
Embark on a snorkeling trip, just 40 min by Boat, this beach offers snorkelers calm blue shallow waters and is the perfect spot for beginner snorkelers. The boat goes right up to the beach and it’s so easy to slip on the gear and just start snorkeling. The beach is very scenic with fallen trees and white sand giving the photographer some interesting shots. The reef here starts close to shore at a depth of about 1 meter. Once you are done with the activities, spend some time lying on the beach and relaxing. Head back to Havelock by afternoon.
Note: In case of inclement weather, if sailing to Elephant beach is not possible, an alternate tour of the Lighthouse shall be conducted.
Day 4: Transfer to Baratang Island, Chartered boat trip to Parrot Island
You will be transferred to Baratang Island directly from the airport. This is a 110 Km journey through the dense forests and tribal reserves. Visit Parrot Island on your chartered boat from Baratang Island. Parrot Island is known for its unique inhabitants and thousands of Parakeets. These Parakeets return to Parrot Island just before sunset. The boat is anchored near the island and one can capture the magnificent view of thousands of Parakeets returning to the island from the other surrounding islands.
Return back to Baratang Island by sunset. Overnight stay at Baratang.
Special note: The journey to Baratang is through a tribal reserve. On the way, you may come in contact with the primitive tribes, the Jarawa. Do not take their photographs or stop the vehicle in between to interact with them. Guests violating the tribal reserve rules are liable to be prosecuted.
Day 5: Baratang Limestone caves