Andamans- Off the Track
8 Nights / 9 Days
If you visit Andamans, Its obvious to visit Havelock's Radha Nagar Beach and Neil island's Natural rock bridge, But Do you want to explore something which yet not much explored and exploited, "Long Island" may satisfy your quest. Well off the beaten track and not yet showing any signs of being over-developed by the tourist industry, it is still easy enough to get to. a beautiful place to stay for independent free-spirits, honeymooners, families and people who just want to get away from it all. A comfortable, sociable place where you will find all within a short walk from idyllic beaches, pristine forest and a delightful, unspoilt village. Whether you want to spend time swimming, snorkelling or scuba diving, enjoying the life of a small village or just relaxing in an atmosphere of total peace and tranquility. Long Island is the place for you.
Day 1: Arrival at Port Blair- Cellular Jail, Light & Sound Show
Arrival at Port Blair in the morning/afternoon by flight and our representative will be waiting outside holding a placard with your name on it. You will be taken to your hotel where you relax and rest. Post lunch rest and later proceed to one among the most visited attraction in Andaman Islands, Cellular Jail. This jail before India's Independence hosted the most ferocious prisoners in the Andaman Islands. Today this jail stands as a national memorial. Visit to the this historic attractions and know about the rich history of the Andaman Islands. Post completion of this trip, we drop you back to your hotel.
Day 2: Port Blair- Havelock- Visit to Radha Nagar Beach
After breakfast and as per ferry timing transfer to Jetty to take the onward ferry to Havelock Island. On arrival at Havelock Island, our representative will receive and escort you to check-in to the respective hotel / resort. After check in, proceed to the Radha Nagar Beach, one of the most picturesque beaches on the Islands. The beach has also been ranked 07th among the beaches of Asia by the TIME magazine. Return to hotel / resort. Overnight at Havelock Island.
Day 3: Havelock- Visit to Elephenta Beach- Snorkelling
After breakfast proceed to Elephant beach (Optional Snorkeling at Elephant Beach at a supplement Cost) in a sharing fiber speed boat, this beach offers snorkelers calm blue shallow waters and is the perfect spot for beginner snorkelers. It’s also a great place to just spend time lazing on the beach. The beach is very scenic with fallen trees and white sand giving the photographer some beautiful pictures to take back home. Stay Overnight in Havelock Island.
Day 4: Havelock- Port Blair- Ross Island visit
After breakfast transfer to Havelock Jetty. From here sail to Port Blair on board Cruise. Upon Arrival check into the hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel. After reached to port Blair embark on a day long three island cruise. One of the most sought after activities. It covers a panorama of seven harbours that include the Ross Island. It leaves a lasting impression. Visit Ross Island. Once the administrative headquarters of the British and capital of these Islands, the island is now under the Indian Navy. It stands now as a ruin of the bygone days with the old structures almost in debris. There is a small museum named Smritika, it holds photographs and the other antiques of the Britishers relevant to these islands. The island is famous for friendly flocks of Deer and lush green walking trails.
Day 5: By Road - Port Blair - Diglipur
Depart from Port Blair to Diglipur Island (325 KMS) by road through the dense tropical forest and Jarawa Tribal reserve. Often you might see a member of the Jarawa Tribe while passing through the tribal reserve. On your journey you will take the route of Andaman Grand Trunk road passing through Baratang Island, Rangat & Mayabunder. Reach Diglipur & overnight stay at Diglipur. Experience the lifeline of the Andaman islands, Vehicle Ferry on your journey. A personal ac vehicle will be provided for your trip to the Diglipur Island.
Day 6: Diglipur- visit to Ross & Smith twin Island beach
This day we visit the heart of Diglipur, Ross and Smith Island. 2 Islands separated by a Sand bar is a treat to see and experience. Your journey begins from Arial Bay Jetty by boat. It takes around 30 minutes by boat to reach the twin Island. Virgin beaches at this island is a treat to experience. Spend your day enjoying the turquoise water and walk on the Sand bar that adjoins both Ross and Smith Island. We then return back from this trip and visit Aerial bay beach that is one among the turtle nesting grounds in Diglipur. Overnight Stay in Diglipur.
Day 7: Diglipur- Rangat via Aamkunj Beach & Mangroves walkway
Today we start early from Diglipur and visit Amkunj beach and Dhannilah Mangrove Walkway in Rangat. These eco experiences puts you in front of the other exotic part of Andaman Islands. We spend our night in Rangat and get ready for tomorrows adventure.
Day 8: Rangat- Barathang- Limestone caves & Mud Volcano
Today, we cover all the attractions in Baratang Island. We cover both Limestone Caves and Mud Volcano. Ride through a fascinating Mangrove drive, which leads to the start point of the trek to Lime stone caves. Trek through dense forest to reach the Limestone Cave. Made up of the mineral calcite (calcium carbonate) the cave contains beautiful cave formation. Return back from Baratang Island to Port Blair for overnight stay.
Day 9: Port Blair- Departure
Drop to Airport / Harbour for Return journey with wonderful memories.
05.00% Goods & services tax extra (GST)
Any kind of personal expenses or optional tours/extra meals ordered
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Tips, insurance, laundry, phone calls
The services of vehicles is not on disposal basis & finishing the sightseeing tour as per the itinerary
Any kind of drinks (alcohol, Mineral, aerated, bed tea on tour or any other snack while waiting at airport or waiting for jetty)
Camera fee, soft or hard drinks & starters
Medical & travel insurance.
Additional costs due to flight cancellation etc. Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary / stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, and / or any factors beyond control.