FORT HOLIDAYS ENCHANTING ANDAMANS
Package Name: ANDAMAN EXCURSION
Package Style: VACATION
Package Code: FHEAAEB2BV183
Tenure: 06 Nights / 07 Days
Tour Matrix: 04 Nights PB + 01 Night Havelock + 01 Night Neil
Destination: Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India.
TENTATIVE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
DAY 1: Arrival – Port Blair (01 Night Stay)
Airport transfer – drop hotel – Carbyn’s Cove beach – Cellular Jail Light & Sound Show – Cellular jail museum – stay.
DAY 2: Port Blair – Havelock Island (01 Night Stay)
Private cruise transfer – Radhanagar beach – Kalaphattar beach – Elephant beach (Free Snorkeling activity included) – stay.
DAY 3: Havelock – Neil Island (01 Night Stay)
Private cruise transfer – Neil Kendra – Laxmanpur beach-I, Laxmanpur beach-II (Natural Rock bridge formation) – Bharatpur beach – Sitapur beach sunrise – stay.
DAY 4: Neil – Port Blair (01 Night Stay)
Private cruise transfer – reach Port Blair – evening at leisure for shopping – stay.
DAY 5: Port Blair (01 Night Stay)
Wandoor jetty – Jolly Buoy island – Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park & Museum – Chidyatapu – Munda Pahad beach sunset point (MGBP) – leisure time for shopping in city – stay.
DAY 6: Port Blair (01 Night Stay)
Two Island Tour (Ross Island (Paris of East) + North Bay Island (Coral Island)) – stay.
DAY 7: Port Blair – Departure
Airport transfer – drop and see off with lovely memories to cherish!
After your arrival at Port Blair airport, our associate at airport will receive you and escort you till your vehicle transit and then assist you in suggested hotel check in. After leisure and getting fresh-n-up, as time suited after having the appropriate meals, proceed the tour in late afternoon to Carbyn’s Cove beach (approx. 6 Kms), Port Blair’s only beach refurbished with all beach amenities amidst its palm- fringed shore including sea food restaurant. Favorable place for Jet skiing and boat rides. In the late evening, after light tea refreshment proceed towards National Memorial –Cellular Jail Museum, once a prison it is now a national memorial, can see a poignant light and sound show there inside the jail premises where the walls and ambience speak the freedom struggle saga of the freedom fighters of India, during the British regime and other foreign colonial rules, the show is projected to set a live scenario of the times when Andamans was under captivity in the light & sound show (sone-et-de-lumiere). After the show, return back to the hotel for overnight stay at the suggested hotel.
(Please be advised, govt. regulations prohibit videography or photography of Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port Blair because it’s a defense airfield and is under the control of the Andaman & Nicobar Command, failing in the same will be dealt severely and is a punishable offence. Management is thankful for your esteemed support.)
- Trip Start Time: 14:30 Hrs. (Adjusted as per flight arrival time)
- Trip End Time: 18:30 Hrs.
- Total Tour Time: 05 Hrs.
In the early morning, take packed breakfast for onboard cruise and proceed towards Phoenix Bay jetty to board your private premium class cruise ferry (onboard dining available) to Havelock Island, which is about 39 Kms from Port Blair by sea on State Highway 4 (Travel Time: 1.5 Hrs.). After arrival, there, being received by our associate there, after check in, proceed towards Radhanagar beach, Asia’s #2, best & clean beach awardee by Times Magazine & India’s #1, is a 2 Kms long, crescent- shaped beach of soft silver sand with a high carrying capacity. Sun set here has a picture- perfect view which will remain forever etched in your mind. After lunch, post afternoon visit will be at Kalaphattar beach, which is also ranked #10 in Asia, this beautiful silver sandy beach is 12 Kms from Havelock Jetty is slowly gaining visitors footfalls, though proper facilities are still yet to be established yet mesmerizing and awesome. Then, proceed towards Elephant beach, about 1.8 Kms from Havelock Island in a cruising private charter boat and perform the world-famous scuba diving activity at Elephant premises in its white silvery sand and dark blue water truly mesmerizing; the beach is stunning and is rich water sourced that have plankton’s variety nibbling the algae next to you and then Ending the day with overnight stay at the resort suggested at Havelock as per spilt in the itinerary as per guest leisure and comfort.
- Trip Start Time: 06:30 Hrs. | Approx. Trip End Time: 18:30 Hrs.
- Total Tour Time: 11 ½ Hrs.
- cruise / ferry departure time from Port Blair: 08:00 Hrs.
- cruise / ferry arrival time at Havelock: 09:30 Hrs.
In the leisure morning, at around 09:00 Hrs. after checkout breakfast, proceed to Havelock jetty and proceed by sea towards Neil Island in the private cruise (about 45 minutes from Havelock & 1.5 Hrs. from Port Blair about 36 Kms at around 10:00 Hrs. From Port Blair & 15 Kms. from Havelock by sea on State Highway 4). Reach Neil, get down on Neil Jetty and after being received by our associate at this island; check in to your suggested resort at around 12:30 Hrs. and visit the Neil Kendra; a gently curving of white sand, straddles the jetty, dotted with picturesque wooden fishing boats, it is also the “Heart of the Island”, Rich fruits and fresh vegetables are grown at high tendency here for research as well as for production consumption by population which in the evening is sold here and so Neil is also known as “Vegetable Basket of Andamans”. Next, after check in and breakfast take a breath-taking trip to Bharatpur beach; half a kilometer from jetty, it is one of the best beaches with a vast sandy stretch, ideal for swimming. Up next, will be a visit to Laxmanpur beach-I & Laxmanpur beach-II; the former is a secluded beach, with white shell sand and shallow water, lies 2 Kms. north of the Neil jetty, best for sunbathing and swimming and also best for viewing spectacular sunsets; while the latter is a rocky beach, about 2 Kms. from the jetty; with lots of coral formation, ornamental fishes, sea urchins, sea anemones, sea cucumbers, star fish etc. which are the best subject for people with scientific temperament. It is most famous for the natural rock bridge formation, or locally known as “Local Howrah Bridge” and thus ending the Neil tour in the evening by overnight stay at Neil Island resort or hotel at around 17:00 Hrs. Next day, very early morning before leaving for Port Blair, around 04:00 Hrs. get set go for the spectacular vivacious sunrise view at Sitapur beach; it’s an open sea beach and thus prone to high tides. It is about 5 Kms south and in the tip of the island. The whole sunrise scene is just photographic and pioneerely memorable of its kind.
- Trip Start Time: 10:00 Hrs. | Approx. Trip End Time: 17:00 Hrs.
- Total Tour Time: 07 Hrs.
- cruise / ferry departure time from Havelock: 10:00 Hrs.
- cruise / ferry arrival time at Neil: 11:15 Hrs.
In the leisure morning, after checkout breakfast, proceed towards Neil jetty to board the private cruise ferry to Port Blair to reach there by afternoon or late evening for overnight stay at the hotel suggested at Port Blair. Havelock to Port Blair is around 56 Kms and takes about 2.5 Hours to reach Port Blair enroute the same direction. Rest of the evening is left for leisure or shopping in the city limits.
- Trip Start Time: 10:00 Hrs. | Approx. Trip End Time: 12:30 Hrs.
- Total Tour Time: 02 ½ Hrs.
- cruise / ferry departure time from Havelock: 10:00 Hrs.
- cruise / ferry arrival time at Port Blair: 12:30 Hrs.
In the leisure morning, after breakfast, proceed by road towards Wandoor jetty (about 28 Kms), where we have the North Wandoor beach, lying very close to the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park (M.G.M.N.P), is suitable for swimming and sunbathing etc., then; about a kilometer behind we board a wooden boat to Jolly Buoy Island, which houses the MGMNP, including Red Skin Island amongst the other 15 Islands, any one of the two above said is open each year for visiting tourists and public by govt. regulations; these islands showcase the tropical wealth of the place and rich marine life of waters here. Best for snorkeling activity. A boat called glass bottom boat is provided to view the underwater corals and ornamental plants without merely approaching water barely through the glass panel fixed at the bottom of the boat. One can also see many types of fishes and other aquatic organisms here. After lunch, proceed towards Chidyatapu island, which is just in opposite direction, about 28 Kms away, from Port Blair, the last point of South Andamans, nests the Munda Pahad beach famous for its truly vivacious sunset sight. You can also glance the nearby Mahatma Gandhi Biological Park (MGBP) there. This pristine beach on the southernmost tip provides a very beautiful view of the panoramic surrounding comprising of the local flora and fauna through the dense tropical rain forests. After light snacks and tea, complimentary and leisure hour at the city traffic for shopping for which an exclusive, private & complimentary vehicle will also be provided; not to shop much but Port Blair definitely has some antiques or signatures of Andaman that would increase the delight of your interior home, and will cherish in your memory the journey of Andamans, live & joyful and return back to hotel for overnight stay after a supper.
- Trip Start Time: 14:30 Hrs. | Approx. Trip End Time: 18:30 Hrs.
- Total Tour Time: 05 Hrs.
In the leisure morning, after breakfast, proceed towards Aberdeen jetty to board wooden boat vessel from Andaman Water Sports Complex to start the journey to the two island picnic tour. Firstly, Ross Island, which now has the remains of the ruined buildings only like the bakery, the post office etc. which was used by the British during their rule on Andamans, it was once the administrative capital of our islands. It is often referred as “The Paris of the East”. Then, secondly you will be taken to North Bay Island (the place printed behind a 20 rupees Indian currency note), which is rich in marine and aquatic wealth, best place for snorkeling and sea walk activities. This is also known as “The Coral Island”. One can witness the underwater jewel of Andamans like oysters, ornamental plants, fishes etc. At the end of the day, return to the hotel for overnight stay at the hotel as suggested.
- Trip Start Time: 09:30 Hrs. | Approx. Trip End Time: 15:30 Hrs.
- Total Tour Time: 06 Hrs.
As agreed on a leisure morning hour after check out most comfortably, proceed for airport for final check out and departure with lovely memories to cherish forever.
- Trip Start Time: 09:30 Hrs.
- Trip End Time: (Adjusted as per flight departure time).