ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS
The Andaman Islands are an Indian archipelago in the Bay of Bengal. These roughly 300 islands are known for their palm-lined, white-sand beaches, mangroves and tropical rainforests. Coral reefs supporting marine life such as sharks and rays make for popular diving and snorkeling sites. Indigenous Andaman Islanders inhabit the more remote islands, many of which are off limits to visitors.Tourist Attractions
In Port Blair, the main places to visit are the Cellular Jail, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Andaman Water sports complex, Chatham Saw Mill, Mini Zoo, Corbyn's cove, ChidiyaTapu, Wandoor Beach, Forest Museum, Anthropological Museum, Fisheries Museum, Naval Museum (Samudrika), Ross Island and North Bay Island. Viper Island which was earlier visited is now kept closed by the administration. Other places include Havelock island famous for Radhanagar Beach, Neil Island for Scuba diving/snorkeling/sea walking, Cinque Island, Saddle peak, Mt Harriet and Mud Volcano. Diglipur, located at North Andaman is also getting popular in 2018 and many tourists have started visiting North Andaman as well. The southern group (Nicobar Islands) is mostly inaccessible to tourists.
How to reach Andaman & Nicobar Islands by flight
Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port Blair is connected via flights from major cities of India Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai& Delhi. Only domestic operators offer flight service to Andaman Islands.
Nearest Airport: Veer Savarkar International Airport (IXZ)
Day 1: Port Blair Arrival – Sightseeing
Meet on arrival at Port Blair airport & transfer to hotel. Check-in at the hotel. In the afternoon, visit Corbyn's Cove Beach which is 9 km from Port Blair a coconut palm fringed beach, ideal for swimming, sun-basking & bathing. In the evening, witness the enthralling Sound and Light Show at Cellular Jail - where the heroic saga of the Indian freedom struggle is brought alive. Overnight stay at Port Blair.
- Corbyn's Cove Beach
- Sound and Light Show at Cellular Jail
Day 2: North Bay - Ross Island - Viper Island Sightseeing
After breakfast, full-day excursion to Coral Island (North Bay) to see coral reefs, varieties of beautiful ornamental fish and other marine life. This is an ideal place for snorkeling as this sandy beach coupled with clear water creates a breath-taking spectacle. Please carry your lunch pack, drinking water & changing dress.
After that, proceed for Ross Island, the former residential and administrative island of the British during their rule of South East Asia, it was nick named the Paris of the East. This island is an ideal destination for nature walk amidst sylvan surroundings with deer’s, peacocks, exotic birds, etc. This island was completely destroyed in an earthquake, now in ruins. Then, proceed for Harbor Cruise (Viper Island) in a steamer covering seven ports, and you can see one of the big floating dry dock, the island naval harbor and mainland going vessel harbor with 5 days Andaman package. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Port Blair.
- North Bay
- Ross Island
- Viper Island
Day 3: Port Blair – Havelock Island
This morning, check-out from the hotel & transfer to the Port Blair Jetty to take a ferry to Havelock Island. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Enjoy the afternoon at the World Famous and Asia - best beach “Radha Nagar Beach (Beach number 7). Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Havelock.
- Radha Nagar Beach
Day 4: Havelock Island – Port Blair
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel & transfer to Havelock Jetty to take a ferry to Port Blair with 4 nights 5 days package. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Port Blair.
Day 5: Port Blair Airport (Departure)
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and transfer to Port Blair Airport for your onward journey with memories.