Arrive at Port Blair in the afternoon and transfer to your 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 was imprisoned here. Declared a national memorial, this three-storey prison constructed by Britishers in 1906, 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 the Cellular Jail, where the heroic saga of the Indian freedom struggle is brought alive. The show provides you a vivid experience of its strong association with the freedom fighters and their struggle for independence.
After breakfast, head to Havelock Island on board a cruise. About 54km northeast of Port Blair, Havelock Island 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 pipefish, 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.
When you arrive at Havelock Jetty, you will be assisted by our representative. Board the waiting vehicles and drive for Radhanagar Beach (or Beach No. 7), considered as 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, 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.
After breakfast at the Hotel, proceed to Elephant Beach in a shared fiber speed boat. Just 30 minutes by boat, this beach offers snorkelers calm blue shallow waters, and is the perfect spot for first-time snorkelers.
Elephant Beach also a great place to just relax. 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 the shore, at a depth of about 1 metre. The large reef is mostly made up of hard coral and has plenty of marine life.
After an early breakfast, check out from the hotel in Havelock and proceed towards the Havelock Island Jetty to take the Ferry to Neil Island. Check-in to your hotel and proceed for a sightseeing tour of this lush green Island, known for its plantations and tropical forests.
Neil Island dwells with lush 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. Pristine sandy beaches at Sitapur, Bharatpur and Laxmanpur are some of the best beaches to explore.
Spend the morning at leisure. Later in the afternoon, you will be transfered to Neil Island Jetty to take the return ferry to Port Blair. When you arrive at Port Blair Jetty, you will be assisted by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Check-in to your hotel and relax. You have the rest of the day to spend at Leisure!
After breakfast, proceed for a City Tour of Port Blair. The city tour includes the Fisheries Museum (Aquarium) which exhibits species of marine life peculiar to the islands, the Anthropological Museum which displays tribal essential and artefacts’, the Naval Marine Museum (Samudrika) which gives a good retrospect of the history, shells, corals, marine life, and the geography and archaeology of these islands, and the Water Sports complex were you can experience a plaethora water sports at an additional cost.
Thereafter, you will be transfered to the Airport to board the flight back home.