Day 1: Hello Andamans! Hello sunshine!
We pick you up from the airport and take you to your cottages. Relax, refresh and then head out to do lunch at a cafe . Explore the history of the city-visit the famed kaala paani or Cellular Jail and the ancient Chatham Saw Mill.
In the afternoon we head out for a boat ride to Ross Island, which was the erstwhile capital of the British bastion there, until an earthquake forced them to change base to Port Blair
Experiences: Local boat rides to Ross Island, heritage walk in Ross Island, Explore the Cellular Jail, Walk to the local markets
Day 2: Port Blair – Havelock Island
We leave for the ferry after an early breakfast. We are taking the Makruzz which is a Catamaran which makes the 54km ride in 1 hour and 30 mins. In Havleock we head out to explore Radhanagar beach which is said to be one of the best beaches in Asia. Enjoy the lazy island life at the islands. Take a moped to explore the roads fringed by everygreen trees.
Experiences: Island life at Havelock, Lunch at a local's home, Moped ride to beaches
Day 3: Snorkeling adventures in Havelock
Our half day snorkeling adventure awaits. We start post breakfast, into a much lesser know circuit. A boat ride that takes us around 5 unknown and beautiful isles and the snorkeling session starts with basic lessons in the water. The snorkeling classes get better with time, and soon you are addicted to this wonderful underwater world , a glimpse of which we get to see through our goggles.
Experiences: Snorkeling to 5 unknown islands, enjoying the local eats at Havelock.
Day 4: Diving at Havelock
Enjoy beautiful reefs and be amazed. Barefoot scuba instructors who will guide you and will show you the magical world under water. After a mezmerising scuba experience head back home for some sleep. Evening spend some leisure time, relaxing at the cafes.
Experiences: One day PADI certified Scuba Dive (with instructors) (Add on)
Day 5: Havelock – Neil Island:
Neil Island has this lazy sleepy feel to it, a little island tucked away from the tourist’s map. We are planning to visit Sitapur and Bharatpur beaches and relax at the campsite where we are staying for the night. A camping experience in one of the most secluded beaches in Asia.
Experiences: Bicylce ride through the palm fringed roads leading to the beaches, local walks and visit to a local's home.
Day 6: Neil Island – Port Blair:
After breakfast we leave for Port Blair where we settle into our cottages. The day is at leisure. Explore the markets, or watch the light and sound show at Cellular Jail.
Inclusions: Breakfast, Boat transfers, entrance fee for cellular jail.
Day 7: Departure
This is the day we head back to our cities. If time permits a last visit to the markets and cafes is on the cards-depending on the timing of the flight.