- 7-8 nights - Port
Blair (1 nights) - Havelock
(2 night) - Port
Blair (2 nights) - Pondicherry
(2 or 3 nights)
- This is a leisurely getaway experience where idea
is to explore Port Blair and Havelock Island area itinerary with an idea to
explore Port Blair, its surrounding areas. Two
nights at Havelock allows guests to explore area
well and get a proper feel and experience. Rest of
the 3 nights are at Port Blair enjoying the area
around and get a wind of
leisurely ways of being at Andamans. To add to
Andamans, there is Pondicherry where guests explore
French heritage and beaches / temples / Churches
Speak - A typical question guests ask.
Andamans plus what. This Itinerary looks to
answer that. Considering that access is
anyways from Chennai, Pondicherry is an
excellent addition to the Andamans Itinerary
especially for honeymooners who are looking to
extend a little bit in terms of no. of nights
and seeking a bit of variety as well.
is an indicative itinerary, Sequence of the
activities can be customised as per season and guest
0 - Arrive in Chennai / Kolkata and stay
1: Arrival Andaman - Arrival to Port Blair. Get assistance and check into your hotel. After lunch in hotel visit Corbyn's Cove Beach including Harbour Cruise (Viper Island). Harbour Cruise is a leisurely cruise (for 2 hours) in a steamer along the sea encircling Port Blair, which also takes one to Viper Island - the first place of penal settlement in Andamans during British rule.
In the evening enjoy the spectacular Sound & Light Show at Cellular Jail. Sound and Light Show is an hour long show held inside the cellular jail, where the heroic saga of the Indian freedom struggle is brought alive.
2: Today, after breakfast full day take a trip to Havelock Island, by Maccruz Luxury Catamaran. Havelock Island is 57 kms from Port Blair and reachable by Maccruz luxury Catamaran in 90 minutes. The island is well known for its two world famous beaches namely Beach No. 5 and 7. These beaches have received A+ rating from the World Tourism Organization (WTO). Hence, Havelock Island is an ideal destination for a relaxing beach holiday as well as a paradise for scuba diving and snorkelling. Trip to Radha Nagar Beach.
3: Trip to Kalapathar Beach.
4: Morning at Leisure to indulge in a trip to Elephant Beach by country boat for Snorkelling etc. Evening return back to Port Blair by Maccruz Luxury catamaran
5: After breakfast enjoy city tour of Port Blair. Afternoon at leisure to indulge in shopping. Port Blair (City Tour) - covers the famous Cellular Jail, Chatham Saw Mill (one of the oldest and largest in Asia), Forest Museum, Mini Zoo, Anthropological Museum, Fisheries (Marine) Museum, Science Centre, Naval Marine Museum (Samudrika), Andaman, Gandhi Park & the Cottage Industries Emporium (Sagarika) - for shopping & souvenirs. After Lunch trip to Ross Island. Ross Island - is the place from where the British governed the entire Andaman and Nicobar lslands, prior to India's Independence. This island is an ideal destination for nature walks amidst sylvan surroundings with deers, peacocks, exotic birds, etc. Late Evening free for shopping.
6 to 8: Port Blair - Departure onwards to Chennai.
From Chennai travel to Pondicherry (160 kms - 3
hours). Enroute guests can also stop over at
Mahabalipuram. Rest of the two days explore area
around (Temples - Chidambaram, Thiruvanamalai,
Beaches - Around Pondicherry and Town -
Auroville, Churches etc.). A walk down the
heritage lanes of French Quarters is good. An
evening walk on Promenade (except Sunday
evenings) is also recommended. A romantic dinner
at one of the small and charming restaurants is
9 - Travel to Chennai. Time permitting take
a detour to Kancheepuram (Visit temple, Saree
shopping), take a flight for onward journey.
flights are morning flights, it may require to
stay overnight at Chennai.
who do not want to explore touristy sightseeing
aspect of Port Blair can instead opt for more
nights at Havelock or shorten itinerary by that
many days or opt for Wandoor.
Those who wish to explore island deeper may opt
for Baratang Island
Seasonality - Winter (Oct - March) is the best season to visit Andaman
Islands and Pondicherry.