Day 1:Arrive to the emerald islands
You will be received at the airport by our guest executive/driver and escorted to your hotel. After check in, your day tour would start with a visit to the historic national memorial Cellular Jail also known as kaalapaani.Later in the day visit Corbyn’scove beach. In the evening witness the Sound and Light show at the historic Cellular Jail which gives you an one-on-one experience of the history of the jail and the sacrifice of its inmates for freedom movement.
Note: Cellular Jail is closed on Mondays and public holidays. In case you land on Monday, the itinerary will be suitably amended to cover this attraction on some other day.
Day 2: Visit North Bay Island (Coral island) & Ross Island
In the morning reach water sports complex to board the boat for North Bay. It is a coral island 20 mins by speed boatfrom Port Blair. The beach with its fringing coral reef (a coral formation directly attached to the shore) is the best for Scuba Diving & Sea Walking. The corals at North Bay are spread over a large area and home to variety of fishes. The sea life here has been fascinating tourists from all over the globe. This is a perfect getaway for the adventure seekers.
Optional activities in coral island:
Walk Snorkeling. (It is advised to pre-book these activities for discounted rates and also save time). To know more about these activities click here.
Visit the Ross island, once a British colony and also the capital of Andaman. This island hosts the remains of the colonial rule and is presently looked after by the Indian Navy. There is a museum named “Smritika” which depicts the history of the island. Also present are the peacocks hundreds of friendly deers roaming around freely.
Note: You can have your lunch in the eateries in North bay.
Day 3: Havelock Island, Radhanagar Beach
Board the early morning boat/cruise for Havelock. Cruisein the Andaman Sea with the flying fishes and Dolphins (you may be lucky to sight some) to reach Havelock islands. Our tour executive will receive you at the jetty and take you to Radhanagar beach. Spend your day amidst the white sand and the waves. This beach has been rated the best beach in Asia. Do not forget to take a long walk on the coast line, between the tall standing trees.
Note:Ask the hotel to give you a packed breakfast as the ferry leaves early in the morning. Carry your swimming costume. Changing room with fresh water & lockers are available in Radhanagar beach. Carry minimum luggage with you.
Day 4:Elephant Beach
Once home to the wild elephants, the Hathidera beach (as it is called by the locals) is a 20 minutes ride by the high speed boat. The calm blue shallow water is just perfect for beginner snorkelers and that is why we take you for one complimentary session of snorkeling with kit and guide. There are other optional water sports facilities on direct payment like jetski, banana ride etc. The beach is very scenic with fallen trees & white sand. Ride the waves back to Havelock.
Note: In case of rough sea conditions if sailing is not permitted, alternate tour of Light house shall be conducted.
Day 5:Visit Kala Pathar Beach
Kala pathar beach is located at the far end of Havelock Island. Away from the settlement, this beach is favourite of honeymooners for its location, beauty and privacy. Ideal for photography and a long walk along the coast line. No mobile network ensures you are away from the cyber world and day to day worries. Don’t forget to try the local fruit chat and tender coconut sold here.
Note: Fresh water or proper changing room not available.
Day 6: Neil Island
Neil Island is famous for its lush green forest and sandy beaches. Neil provides an ideal holiday for eco-friendly tourists, who can feel the serenity of village life here. The beaches at Lakshmanpur, Bharatpur, Sitapur and Natural bridge formation on the sea – shore are fascinating. These untouched beaches let you feel the aroma and eternal peace. Ideal for honeymoon couples and families wanting to spend some private time away from the city crowd.
Note: There is no ATM facility in Neil. Carry sufficient cash with you. There are no porters, carry minimum luggage with you.
Day 7: Half day Port Blair City tour
Visit Sagarika emporium or some local handicraft shops to pick some wood or shell craft as a souvenir for your dear ones back home. Visit the Naval Samudrika museum which depicts the ocean life in and around Andaman and has a sea water aquarium. Also visit theAnthropological museum showcasingthe lifestyle of the aborigines of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Note: For local shopping advice consult your driver.
Day 8: Return to Port Blair, visit local museums &do some shopping
Return to Port Blair by morning ferry. Check in to your hotel. After lunch visitAnthropologicalmuseummaintained and managed by ASI (Anthropological Survey of India), it is an exquisite small museum showcasing life style of the aborigines of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Visit Sagarika emporium or some local handicraft shops to pick some wood or shell craft as a souvenir for your dear ones back home.