Andaman Tour Package

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Andaman is an Archipelago of roughly 500 islands in the Bay of Bengal of which only few are open for tourist, known for its beaches, tropical rainforests and tribes. Tourists are not allowed in Nicobar Islands as well as in several tribal regions in the island.

Short Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival - Cellular Jail + Light & Sound Show

Day 2 : Ross Island + North Bay (Closed on Wednesday)

Day 3 : Havelock Island - Radhanagar Beach (Departure Time 0600 Hrs)

Day 4 : Havelock Island - Elephant beach 

Day 5 : Havelock Island - Neil Island. (Check out time 0800 hrs)

Day 6 : Return to Port Blair from Neil Island.( Check out time 0800 hrs)

Day 7 : Chidiya Tapu - Departure. (Check out time 0800 hrs)

Itinerary (Port Blair to Port Blair)

  • 1

    Day 1 : Arrival - Cellular Jail + Light & Sound Show

    Arrival at Port Blair in the afternoon and transfer to respective Hotel.

    After lunch visit the National Memorial - Cellular Jail, Designed especially for solitary confinement it earned the Islands the dreaded name of Kala Pani. The Cellular Jail has a pride of place in India’s freedom struggle. Many a stalwart were imprisoned here. Declared a national memorial, this three storey prison constructed by Britishers in 1906, is a pilgrimage destination for freedom fighters. This colossal edifice has mutely witnessed the most treacherous of inhumane atrocities borne by the convicts, who were mostly freedom fighters.


    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. The Light and Sound Show provides you with a vivid experience of its strong association with the freedom fighters and their struggle for independence.

    Stay Overnight at Port Blair.

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    Day 2 : Ross Island + North Bay (Closed on Wednesday)

    After Breakfast visit the Administrative Capital Prior to Independence from where the Britishers governed the entire A & N Islands , the island is now under the Indian navy.  ROSS ISLAND, 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.  

    Later after Ross Island we sail to North Bay – also Known as Coral Island. Here one can enjoy the Glass Bottom Ride & Snorkeling / Sea Walk / Scuba Diving at additional Cost (Optional) to explore the Coral reefs underneath. Return back to Port Blair.

    Stay Overnight in Port Blair.

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    Day 3 : Havelock Island - Radhanagar Beach (Departure Time 0600 Hrs)

    Today after breakfast you will be transferred  to Jetty. Head to Havelock Island on board Cruise connecting the two islands! Havelock, about 54 kilometers northeast of Port Blair, the Island is a hidden jewel. Havelock is a serene tropical island encompassing about 86 square kilometers. Its clear waters are rated among the best in the world for snorkeling and scuba diving. Close to 1000 different species of marine life inhabit the waters of the Andaman Islands. Scuba divers can see nudibranchs, sea slugs and snails, varieties of ghost pipe fish, jaw fish and a number of different crustaceans of all shapes and sizes. With its serene beaches, 40 meters visibility underwater, colorful coral reefs and ‘far from the maddening crowd’ appeal, Havelock Island has emerged as a dream destination among discerning travelers. Arrive at Havelock Jetty, you are met and assisted by our representative.

    Board the waiting vehicles and drive for Radhanagar Beach (or Beach No. 7) is the jewel in the crown of Havelock Island. Located on the western side of the island, it stands away from the cluster. The glorious white sand beach shot to global fame when Time magazine (in 2004) rated it as the finest in Asia. With lush tropical forest rising on a hill to one side, the draw of this white sand beach has steadily grown in the legion of avid beach buffs. A wide beach that runs over a few kilometers, Radhanagar is simply stunning. It lends itself to a variety of activities. Transfer to the Hotel in Havelock.

    Stay Overnight at Havelock.

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    Day 4 : Havelock Island - Elephant beach 

    After breakfast at the Hotel, we will proceed to Elephant beach (Optional Snorkeling at Elephant Beach at a supplement Cost) in a sharing fiber speed boat. Just 30 Minutes by 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.  The reef here starts very close to shore at a depth of about 1 metre. The large reef is mostly made up of hard coral and has plenty of marine life. Later drop back to Hotel.

    Stay Overnight in Havelock.

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    Day 5 : Havelock Island - Neil Island. (Check out time 0800 hrs)

    After an early breakfast we check out from our Hotel in Havelock and proceed towards the Havelock Island Jetty to take the Ferry to Neil Island. After check-in at hotel, proceed for sightseeing of this lush green Island is known for its plantations and tropical forests. Neil Island dwells with lust green surroundings of paddy fields, banana plantations and tropical trees. It occupies an area of 18.9 square kilometres (7.3 Square Miles). The island is located 40 kilometres (25 miles) east of Port Blair, the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Pristine sandy beaches at Sitapur, Bharatpur and Laxmanpur are some of the best beaches to explore. It is quite a heaven for Bag packer traveller. The breath taking view of sea and the lusting greeneries in the island is really rejuvenating and enjoyable for enthusiastic travellers. Return to hotel.

    Stay Overnight at Neil Island.

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    Day 6 : Return to Port Blair from Neil Island.( Check out time 0800 hrs)

    Morning at leisure. Later in the afternoon or as per Ferry timing, we will transfer you to Neil Island Jetty to take the return ferry to Port Blair. Arrive at Port Blair Jetty, you will be met and assisted by our representative. Board the waiting vehicles and drive to your pre booked Hotel. After Check In, relax at the Hotel. Spend the Rest of the day at Leisure. 

    Stay Overnight at Port Blair.

  • 7

    Day 7 : Chidiya Tapu - Departure. (Check out time 0800 hrs)

    After Breakfast  proceed for Chidiya Tapu- The Southernmost tip of South Andaman bout 31 kms from Port  Blair- generally known as the Bird Island covered with lush green mangroves  and beautiful beach with breath taking sunset - all of which creates a mesmerizing environment. Optional activities - Swimming, Trekking & Picnic..


    Thereafter Drop to Airport. Return home with memories of a wonderful holiday.


    End of Tour

Inclusions

Transportation: Airport Transfers and Sightseeing as per the above-itinerary by AC Vehicle Like AC Mahendra Scorpio / Ac Mahendra Xylo / AC Chevrolet Tavera / AC Maruti Ertiga / similar  at Port Blair & AC Vehicle Like AC Tata Sumo / AC Chevrolet Enjoy / similar atHavelock Island & Neil Island and not at disposal (01 vehicle)

CPAI:  Daily Breakfast.

All kind of transport and luxury Taxes.

Assistance at all arrival and departure points.

All other specified expenses and activities.

To and fro tickets to Havelock by AC Green Ocean/ Coastal Cruise / similar (Base Category Seats) (For Makkruzz (Premium Seats) : Rs 250 per person per sector Supplement .

Entry permits/Entry tickets/Boat tickets/Ferry tickets wherever required.

Parking Charges.

Exclusions

Cost for supplementary service, optional Tours, Up-gradation Charges, Guide, Additional Sightseeing entrance fees.

Cost for Airfare, Train fare, Insurance Premiums, Rafting Charges.

Cost for service provided on a personal request.

Cost for personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips etc.

Activity charges, Scuba, Jet Ski, Snorkeling etc., until and unless mentioned in the inclusions

Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” head.

Difference in cost arising due to change in Taxes by the Government which will have to be collected directly ON ARRIVAL.

Difference in cost arising due to extra usage of vehicle, other than scheduled & mentioned in the itinerary.

Difference in cost arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like - landslides, road blockage, etc. In such case extra will have to be paid on the spot by the guest directly.

Camera Fee ( Still or Movie)

Cancellation Policy

Booking amount is non-refundable.

No refund of total trip amount will be provided on cancellation, 10 days prior to departure date.

50% of total trip amount can be refunded on cancellation between 11-20 days prior to scheduled departure date.

90% of total trip amount can be refunded on cancellation between 21-90 days prior to scheduled departure date.

100% of total trip amount can be refunded on cancellation, 90+ days prior to scheduled departure date.

For Cancellations/ Refund Request , kindly reply to the confirmation mail and get in touch with the Team. All cancellations will be considered only after the mail has been received.

Things To Pack

Down Jacket (Main jacket)

Raincoat/ Poncho

Inner Layer

Tshirt or Fleece

Track Pant

Extra pair of Socks

Woolen Cap

Rucksack (At least 40L)

Mufflers/ Neck Warmer

Extra pair of Clothes

Undergarments

Slippers

Power Bank

Sunscreen Lotion

Sunglasses

Torch

Water Bottle

Tissue Roll

Hand Sanitizer

Personal Toiletries

Medicines

First Aid Kit

*Add extra thermal layers and sweater during the winter season

Things To Know

OPTIONAL ACTIVITES AT PORT BLAIR

1)Scuba Diving RS 3500/-Per Person

2)Sea Walk RS 3500/- Per Person

3)CORAL SAFARI (SEMI SUBMARINE)1800 Per Person at port Blair

4)Sofa Ride  RS 650/- Per Person

5)Banana Ride  RS650/- Per Person

6) Parasailing RS 3000/- Per Person

7) Glass Bottom Boat RS 1000/- Per Person

8) BIOLUMINOUS NIGHT KAYAKING RS 3500/- Per Person

FAQs

Q. What will be the group size?

Usually, we take maximum of 15-18 people in one group. We believe bigger groups have less fun and less coordination so that’s why we prefer smaller groups.

We need at least 6 people to operate our fixed departure tours/treks.

Q. Who all will go along with us on the trip/trek?

All our treks are led by professional trek leaders who are certifie, mountaineers. Apart from them, there will be one local guide, cook, helper, porters and other staff.

All our trips are led by professional trip coordinators who have a good experience in leading groups.

Q. I am the only girl in the group, is it safe to travel/trek solo?

Yes definitely it is, the safety of girls is most important for us. All our guides and other staff are carefully chosen for trips/treks. They are honest and reliable but we also advise you to take care of your personal belongings.

Q. What are the things that we need to carry on the trek/trip?

Once you confirm the trip/trek and done with the booking, we will send you the packing list according to the trip/trek.

Q. What type of ground transportation will be used on the trip?

We hire taxis such as Innova, Tempo Traveller, Bolero, Tata Sumo, etc. from our vendors.

Q. I cannot carry my rucksack/bag on the trek, can I offload it?

We always recommend that you carry your rucksack during the trek because it helps in maintaining your body posture. In case if you cannot, then we can provide you a mule/porter to carry your rucksack. You will have to tell us at least 1 week before the trek. The charges for offloading would be INR 300 per person per day.

Q. Which shoes should I buy?

Shoes are your lifeline on the trek. It is highly advisable to buy trekking shoes of a good and known brand. You can consider companies like Quechua, Columbia, etc. A waterproof shoes with ankle support will work good.

Q. What are the washroom/toilet facilities like on the trek?

During the treks, separate toilet tents will be set up on each campsite.

Q. What will be the type of accommodation?

It depends on the tour. If it is a trek then you will be staying in dome tents or if it is a road trip the the accommodation can be in hotel/alpine tent/dome tent/home stay.

Q. Will you provide sleeping bags and mattresses?

Yes, we will provide sleeping bags and mattresses during the trek. Our sleeping bags can withstand temperature as low as -10 degree.

Q. How many trekkers will be in one tent?

It totally depends on group dynamics. If there is a couple, we can give them a separate tent or if there are odd number of people, then there would be triple sharing.

Q. How can I book a trek/trip with you?

After selecting the trip/trek, you can book by clicking on the book now button or you can contact us and we will guide you in booking.

Q. What type of food is served during the trek?

We provide nutritious and healthy food during the treks. We always serve Indian vegetarian food and eggs.

Q. How to get safe drinking water on the trek?

Himalayan water is considered the purest water and safe to drink. But for safety purpose, we sometimes boil the water and then use it for drinking and cooking.

In case you find any clean water on the trek, always fill your water where the water is running not where the water is stable or is in rest.

Q. Can we change the itinerary?

Yes, you can give suggestions. We will look into that and if we find it feasible then we will apply it.

Q. Can you customize the trip/trek?

Yes, we can customize any trip/trek as per your needs and as per the feasibility.

Q. Will doctor accompany us on the trek?

No, but our trek leaders are certified in Wildlife First Aid course and they always carry first aid kit and oxygen cylinders on high altitude treks.

Q. Do you prefer I should bring some medicines with me?

Yes it is advisable that you carry your own medication on the trek.

Q. Diamox is advisable or not?

Well, it totally depends on person to person. Usually, there are no side effects of Diamox but if you are having any prior medical conditions then it is better to consult your doctor.

Our itinerary is designed in a way that we take sufficient time to get acclimatized. In case if you are having problem on the trek then tell your trek leader about your condition as soon as possible.

Q. Can I take my child along on this trek? What is the age limit?

It depends on the difficulty level of the trek. Minimum age for eligibility is 14 years.

Q. What will we do if it rains?

If it starts raining slowly while trekking then we will continue our trek as per the plan. Your poncho will keep you dry. In case if it is raining heavily then we will try to find any shelter and wait for the rain to stop or slow. If it rains at the campsite then there would not be any problem because all our living tents, kitchen tents and toilet tents are waterproof. You will stay dry inside.

Q. Why is the trekking pole necessary?

Differs from person to person. If you think that it would help you maintaining balance while trekking then do bring the pole. Some people think that trekking pole disturbs the walking rhythm. So it’s upto you.

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