Destinations Covered: Port Blair - Viper Island - Havelock - Radhanagar Beach - Elephant Beach
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Union Territory of India, is a group is islands. This 7 nights and 8 day The Great Escape to Andaman tour have been crafted in such a manner that you can visit the most exotic islands here. Here you will be able to surrender yourself in the splendid and amazing coral beauty of this amazing place. This tour has been designed in such a way that you will be able to make the most of your tour.
Arrival at the airport of Port Blair in the morning and get transferred to the hotel where you can relax. Post lunch, a visit Ross Island via a short boat ride from Water Sports Complex (2 kms east of Port Blair, the ferry leaves at 2 PM and returns at 4 PM). Since this island is under the control of the Indian navy, one has to sign while entering.
Move back to the hotel to take some rest. In the evening, enjoy the Sound and Light Show at Cellular Jail depicting the heroic saga of the Indian freedom movement.
After breakfast, leave for Mount Harriet, which is 365m high and is the second highest peak in the Andaman. (Enjoy an eye-catching view of the adjoining islands of Port Blair islands) In the evening, a leisurely Harbour cruise leaving at 3 PM in a steamer in the Port Blair Harbour, taking which you will reach Viper Island. Spend the evening at your own leisure.
Take an early morning ferry from Port Blair to proceed to Havelock that will take two and a half hours. The ferry takes 2.5 hrs to reach Havelock. On arrival, check into the hotel. In the evening, by using a non-AC car/jeep move to Beach No 7 that is Radhanagar Beach (rated as the 'Best Beach in Asia' by Time Magazine). Return back to the hotel to spend the rest of the night. (If you need breakfast, you will have to inform the hotel in advance as it is not included).
Hit the road to reach Elephant Beach, which is the best place for snorkeling, even for those who are beginners. You can spend your day just relaxing on the beach which has amazing white sand, also famous amongst the photographers. If you wish, owing to weather condition, there can also be changes in the trip to the Aquarium or the light House.
You can spend day 5 by indulging in the activities of your choice.
In the afternoon, returning back to port Blair and assisted back to the hotel.
Post breakfast, get set for a City tour. It is inclusive of a visit to Cellular Jail, Chatam Saw Mill, Forest Museum, Anthropological Museum and the Cottage Industries Emporium so that you can do some shopping. Now proceed to Chidyatapu, the Sunset Point in Andaman (30kms away from Port Blair) and also called the Sunset Point in Andaman's. In the evening to the hotel.
Day 8 is the last day of the tour, take a light back from the Island.