The group of 572 islands of Andaman and Nicobar can be regarded as a naturalist’s heaven for its clean environment and crystal clear water bodies. The different hilly areas covered by lush green rain forests and sun kissed sea beaches are some of the major tourist attractions of the place. These islands are even known for adventurous activities like scuba diving, trekking, snorkeling, camping and varied other water sports.
At Jolly Buoy you will get to see corals (red, blue, sponge corals etc). Also you will be able to see life within these corals (particularly zebra fish). There is another island called Red Skin Island. Both Jolly Buoy and Red Skin remains open for tourists for 6 months alternately. Tourists Wandoor + Jolly Buoy/Red Skin is a day trip. Night stay not required. Boats from Jolly Buoy would return by 3 pm and then you can watch the sunset at Wandoor beach and return to Port Blair
Corbyns cove beach is situated 7 kms from Port Blair. This coconut- palm fringed beach, is ideal for swimming, surfing and sun- basking . This is the only beach within the city ,safe for freaking out.
At the Cellular Jail which depicts the saga of countless martyrs of Indian independence struggle who laid down their lives. The show is conducted every evening in the premises of cellular jail which gives us a brief idea about the different practices adopted in the jail, prior to the independence.
Science centre explains the science of oceans, while allowing the visitors to create waves of varying parameters and explore their features. Here you can see the youngest rock sample found in India. It is a testimony to the under-crust activities still going on around the Barren Island. Finish with it and you are invited to the flora and fauna of the islands, to its tourist attractions or to the rare simulated view of the oceanic floor.
Gandhi Park in Port Blair is a small and beautiful park with amusement rides, a garden, a small narrow trail around a small lake inside the premises, water sports, historic remains of a Japanese temple and a war bunker.
The Gandhi Park was built in only 13 days around the Delthamani tank which served as Port Blair’s only source of drinking water in those days. This park is a good source of entertainment, especially for children.
Marina Park is just adjacent to the water sports complex right on the seashore is the marina amusement park offering rides for children and adults alike: giant wheels, paratrooper and dragon coaster and toy train..there is also a miniature botanical garden and a statue of netaji subash chandra bose here.this park, has amusement rides, children’s traffic park.
This Is unique complex offers all possible aqua-sport facilities like water-skiing, sail boats, windsurfing, speed boats etc., and safe water sports like paddle boats, row boats etc. there is a sea water swimming pool and a change room. there is also a memorial for the battle of aberdeen fought between britishers and andamanee aboriginals in 1859
Ross island is one of the andaman and nicobar islands, about 2 km east of port blair. it was the administrative headquarters for the islands, before an earthquake rocked it in 1941. the headquarters were then shifted to port blair. one can see remnants of an opulent past in the ruins of the church, swimming pool and the chief commissioner’s residence with its huge gardens and grand ballrooms. there is also a cemetery and a small museum managed by the indian navy. the museum has on display a collection of old records.
Viper island is near port blair in andaman district.and it was the site of the jail where the british used to imprison convicts and political prisoners. it has the ruins of a gallows atop a hillock. the jail was abandoned when the cellular jail was constructed in 1906.
The beach around the island is very famous for under water corals. it is ideal place for scuba diving and snorkeling. coral island with white sand beaches and surrounded by the pristine beauty of nature.the sea has gifted this island with all the splendor to attract any sea loving human. the coral reefs are gorgeously decorated by nature to stun the visitor.
Radha Nagar Beach is asia’s best beach and rated amongst the world’s top ten beaches. radhanagar beach in havelock island is one of the well-known beaches of andaman nicobar islands. being away from the main city gives the beach its prime importance. it is visitors’ most-favourite place as they flock to the beach to enjoy the clear waters. .
Snorkelling is the practice of swimming on or through a body of water while equipped with a diving mask- a shaped tube called a snorkel and usually swim fins. in cooler waters, a wetsuit may also be worn. this equipment enables the snorkeler to admire the underwater attractions for an extended period of time with relatively less effort. snorkeling is a popular recreational activity, particularly at tropical places and scuba diving locations. the primary appeal of this sport is the opportunity to observe underwater life in a natural setting without the complicated equipment and training required for scuba diving and without the exhaled bubbles of scuba-diving equipment.
Chatam saw mill the credit of being the largest and oldest wood mill in asia goes to the chatham saw mill. dating back to 1836, this mill is built on a tiny island and connected to port blair by a bridge. the mill acts as a store house for timbers like satin wood, marble, padauk, gurjan etc. having the second largest wharf of these islands, the island-mainland ships are harbored at this place. besides this, the place is also one of the most popular sightseeing destinations of andaman.
Cellular jail located in port blair, is a mute witness to the tortures meted out to the freedom fighters, who were incarcerated in this jail. the cellular jail, completed in the year 1906 acquired the name “cellular” because it is entirely made up on individual cells for the solitary confinement of the prisoners.the jail, now a place of pilgrimage for all freedom loving people, has declared as a national memorial.
Samudrika museum if you want to get an interesting and mesmerizing account of the history, geography, archaeology, marine life, heritage and culture of andaman and nicobar islands, then samudrika museum is the right place to visit. the museum is officially run by indian navy and exhibits an impressive display of corals and sea shells.
Anthropological museum if you want to get a deep glimpse of the tribal life of the native people on andaman and nicobar islands, then anthropological museum is the right place to visit, which is situated at the heart of port blair. here you can witness the tribal artifacts and essentials, such as photographs, models, boats, baskets, clothing and old expedition records. for scholarly and detailed information regarding the history and culture of the place, a well-stocked library is also provided by the museum. .
Accommodation on twin sharing basis in hotels mentioned or similar.
Meals: Daily breakfast (except on the arrival day) Lunch and dinner (except on the departure day)
03 Island cruise Ferry Tickets.
Entry to Light and Sound Show.
All transfers and sightseeing by AC Vehicle on shared basis as per itinerary only. Please note that Havelock Island transfers and sightseeing will be by Non AC Vehicle on shared basis.
All presently applicable Hotel taxes.
Additional / personal use of vehicle at Port Blair & Havelock.
Any personal expenses, room service and special orders, alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, porterage, tips, phone calls, laundry etc.
Any extra excursions or sightseeing apart from the above-specified itinerary.
Camera fees, guide charges.
Any incidental and other expenses which are not specified in the inclusions.
Govt service tax – 3.09% applicable on total billing.
Tour price is subject to change as per the occupancy on the tour. Early birds get the best deal!
All guests are required to carry their ID Proofs (except Pan Card)
Please do carry comfort clothing while in Andamans – Shorts / T Shirts / Open Footwear / Cap / Sunglasses and sun screen lotion.
All hotels in Andaman have an early morning check-out time.
Please follow the stipulated timings for the sightseeing trips / activities as informed by our representative.
The sailing of Makruzz is subject to weather condition. Incase it does not sail due to bad weather or a technical snag, the guests will given alternate sailing on Govt Ferry or similar(AT OWN)