Itinerary for Andaman and Port Blair Trip
Airport pick up is provided by tour operators from Port Blair and post check in at the hotel of one’s preference, the tour begins with a visit to the enigmatic Corbyns Cove Beach with coconut and palm lined groves situated barely 7 kilometers from Port Blair and tourists are encouraged to sun bathing on the glittering sand and swimming in the crystal clear water of the Indian Ocean. This is followed by a captivating Light and Sound show (Son et Lumiere) at the historic Cellular Jail in Andaman narrating the frightening and heart rendering struggle of the prisoners who were tortured mercilessly by the British during India’s freedom struggle for independence. The tour concludes for the day with return to the hotel.
The following day begins with a boat ride to the famous Ross Island which used to serve as the capital of Port Blair during the British colonization in India. The tour includes visit to the Government House, Chief Commissioner’s House, Bakery, Church, Press and all the creations of the British which now lies in ruins. The boat ride continues to North Bay, popular as Coral Island where visitors can view exotic coral reefs, marine life and vibrant varieties of fish floating past the boat and they can be viewed from the glass panel beneath the boat. Tourists are treated to snorkeling and swimming options including scuba diving.
The tour concludes for the day with a visit to Viper Island situated along the shore of Port Blair Harbor with a view of all seven ports in a steamer and a trip to the hill with gallows in the background where prisoners were hanged once.
The following day, a trip to Havelock Island in a ferry and a visit to Radhanagar Beach which is dubbed as Asia’s 7th most beautiful beach and concludes with a night stay at Havelock Island. Upon return to Port Blair the next day, tourists are taken across the city for visiting Samudrika or Naval Marine Museum, Chatham Saw Mill, Mini Zoo, Anthropological Museum, Forest Museum, Science Centre, Fisheries Museum and concludes with a view of sunset from Wandoor Beach nestled in dense greenery. The tour ends with a drop at the airport. Agencies like Cox and Kings, Thomas Cook, Make My Trip organizes tours to Andaman and Port Blair.