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Natural Wonders of Andamans(5 Nights)

Port Blair, Havelock Island, Neil Island, Port Blair

for Family Traveller

Holiday Overview

Watersports Complex Port Blair
Entrance to the Cellular Jail
Ross Island (Photo Courtesy: Kotoviski)

Natural Wonders takes you for a short break getaway to Andaman’s capital - Port Blair, Cellular Jail and gives you an insight of a remote island experience.

Route

Port Blair(1) - Havelock Island(1) - Neil Island(1) - Port Blair(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrival at Andaman – Cellular Jail – Water Sports Complex – Sound & light show
  • Day-2 Early morning ferry for Havelock Island. Radhanagar Island excursion
  • Day-3 Depart to Neil Island. Visit beaches of Neil Island
  • Day-4 Depart from Neil Island for Port Blair
  • Day-5 City Tour – Day visit to Baratang Island
  • Day-6 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Havelock Island - Scuba Diving and Snorkelling (1.00 kms)

Neil Island - Bharatpur Beach (0.50 kms), Lakshmanpur 1 Beach (2.00 kms), Lakshamanpur 2 Beach (2.00 kms)

Port Blair - Cellular Jail (4.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Port Blair Departure - Port Blair
Best Season to Travel
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Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Those looking to visit one more destination can look to consider an overnight at Neil Island.

Distances
  • Port Blair to Havelock Island -39 kms (3 hrs)
  • Havelock Island to Neil Island
  • Neil Island to Port Blair -40 kms (2 hrs)
Route

Port Blair(1) - Havelock Island(1) - Neil Island(1) - Port Blair(2)

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival at Andaman – Cellular Jail – Water Sports Complex – Sound & light show Arrive at Port Blair in the morning / afternoon by flight and visit the famous Cellular Jail. Visit Cellular Jail for a Sound and Light show.

Day-2 Early morning ferry for Havelock Island. Radhanagar Island excursion Early morning ferry for Havelock Island and Radhanagar Island excursion in afternoon. Guest also can do optional Scuba diving trip.

Day-3 Depart to Neil Island. Visit beaches of Neil Island Depart to Neil Island by ferry. Visit Laxmanpur and Bharatpur Beach in evening.

Day-4 Depart from Neil Island for Port Blair Depart from Neil Island for Port Blair. Afternoon trip to Samudrika and Cottage Industries Emporium for Shopping.

Day-5 City Tour – Day visit to Baratang Island Leave for Baratang early morning at 4 am. Reach the checkpost of the tribal reserve at Jirkatang in time to catch the 6 am convoy to Middle Strait (arrival at 8 am). Your vehicle will remain on South Andaman, while you cross over to Baratang by ferry. From Baratang Jetty at South Creek, take a boat ride to the limestone caves (30-45mins) and explore the limestone caves, then return back to the Jetty. Then board a NAC Jeep for Mud Volcano (20 mins). Walk the final kilometre to see the mud bubbling out of the ground. The order of activities (volcano/cave) may be interchanged. Return to Port Blair using the same route and relax for the day.

Day-6 Departure Depart from Port Blair.

Detailed Sightseeing

Havelock Island :

  • Scuba Diving and Snorkelling - Havelock Island has one of the best scuba diving sites in Andaman Islands and whole of India. There are number of operators who operate boat trips from any of the islands to different diving sites. Dive centres around the island offer weeklong or fornightlong diving packages. Andaman Sea is very rich in marine life and guests are also able to do Snorkelling easily as well.

Neil Island :

  • Bharatpur Beach - Bharatpur beach is located Half a kilometer from the jetty and is one of the best beaches in Neil Island known for swimming and coral-watching. One can hire glass bottom boats for coral viewing from here.

  • Lakshmanpur 1 Beach - The secluded beach of Lakshmanpur lies 2 kms north of the Neil Jetty. The beach is a broad spur of white shell sand with shallow water and offers a good snorkeling option.

  • Lakshamanpur 2 Beach - This rocky beach lies about 2 kms from the jetty with lots of coral formation ornamental fish, sea urchins, sea anemones, sea cucumbers, star fish etc., The main attraction here are the natural rock formations.

Port Blair :

  • Cellular Jail - Cellular Jail was constructed by the British Raj for the exiled political prisoners. It was considered inpregnable and has a great significance in history of Indian independence.

Destination Overview

Port Blair - Port Blair is the capital of the Union Territory Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the farthest point on the east for the Indian Territory and a tourist destination and access point to visit nearby Havelock, Baratang and Neil Islands.

Havelock Island - Havelock Island (4 hrs ferry ride from Port Blair) is renowned for crystal clear waters and Scuba diving / Snorkeling experience like no other destination in India except Lakshadweep.

Neil Island - Neil Island in Andaman Island is located 40 kms from north-east of Port Blair. Neil Island is visited for its rustic remote island feel and experience.

Access
Prefered Arrival : No ImagePort Blair
Prefered Departure : No ImagePort Blair
Distances
  • Port Blair to Havelock Island -39 kms (3 hrs)
  • Havelock Island to Neil Island
  • Neil Island to Port Blair -40 kms (2 hrs)

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Travel Ideas incorporated in the itinerary

Andaman Getaway

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Distances
  • Port Blair to Havelock Island -39 kms (3 hrs)
  • Havelock Island to Neil Island
  • Neil Island to Port Blair -40 kms (2 hrs)

Expert Speak

Baratang island is a tiring full day trip, only recommended for those looking to rough it out.

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