ARRIVE PORT BLAIR – CELLULAR JAIL + CORBYN’S COVE BEACH + LIGHT & SOUND SHOW
Upon your arrival in Port Blair, you will be warmly welcomed by our representative who will assist you in transferring to your hotel for relaxation and refreshment. After having lunch, your itinerary for the day includes visiting the following destinations:
Cellular Jail: Begin your exploration with a visit to the historic Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Pani. This colonial-era prison played a significant role in India’s struggle for independence. Discover the poignant history of the freedom fighters who were incarcerated here through informative exhibits and displays. Take a guided tour to learn about the hardships endured by the prisoners and gain insights into India’s struggle for independence.
Corbyn’s Cove Beach: After the Cellular Jail, head to Corbyn’s Cove Beach, a picturesque destination known for its serene ambiance and tranquil waters. Enjoy the soft sandy beach, take a leisurely stroll along the shore, or simply relax under the shade of swaying palm trees. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can indulge in water sports activities like jet skiing or banana boat rides.
Light & Sound Show: In the evening, immerse yourself in a mesmerizing Light & Sound Show at the Cellular Jail. The show narrates the history of the Indian freedom struggle, highlighting the sacrifices and struggles of the freedom fighters who were imprisoned there. The combination of the dramatic lighting and powerful narration creates an unforgettable experience, bringing history to life.
Note: In the event of cancellation of the Light and Sound show at Cellular Jail due to weather or maintenance issues, we will arrange for alternate sightseeing options and reschedule the show if possible. Our team will keep you informed and work to find suitable alternatives
Port Blair – Ross Island and North Bay Island
After Breakfast, you will be escorted to Andaman Water Sports Complex to catch a ferry which will be your mate for the entire tour to Ross Island and North Bay.
Ross Island: Ross Island is a must-visit destination in Port Blair reachable by a 10-minute boat ride. It served as the capital of Port Blair during the British regime and is now a historical site with ruins of old buildings, including the Chief Commissioner’s House, Government House, Church, Bakery, Press, Swimming Pool, Cemetery, etc., all in a dilapidated condition. Visitors can enjoy a nature walk amidst sylvan surroundings and spot deer, peacocks, exotic birds, and other wildlife. Ross Island is an ideal destination for history enthusiasts and nature lovers looking to explore the island’s rich cultural and ecological heritage.
North Bay: After visiting Ross Island, we proceed to North Bay Island for a joyful trip. This island is famous for its exotic coral, colorful fishes, and underwater marine life. Visitors can view these natural wonders through multiple optional underwater activities, including glass-bottom boat rides, scuba diving, and sea walks, which are available on a direct payment basis. North Bay Island is an ideal destination for adventure seekers and nature lovers looking to explore the island’s rich marine ecosystem.
Port Blair – Havelock (Day Trip) – Port Blair
You will start your day early with a departure by Govt. ferry or Private Cruise to Havelock Island, which is located 38 kilometers from Port Blair and takes approximately 2 and a half hours by sea. Upon arrival at Havelock Island, you will be greeted by our representative who will escort you to Radhanagar Beach, also known as Beach No. 7. This beach is considered the gem of Havelock Island, situated on the western side of the island. It gained global recognition when Time magazine rated it as the best beach in Asia in 2004. The beach has a vast stretch of white sand that extends over several kilometers, making it perfect for activities such as swimming, sea bathing, and soaking up the sun. You can also explore the many cafes and restaurants located nearby, offering local cuisine and refreshing drinks. In the evening, you will depart from Havelock Island and return to Port Blair. Make sure to check the ferry/cruise schedules to avoid any delays. Don’t forget to capture the stunning scenery and cherish the memories of this beautiful island!
City Tour – Chidiyatapu (Sunset View Point)
After Breakfast visit following places:
Samudrika Marine Museum: The Samudrika Marine Museum in Port Blair is a must-visit attraction for marine life enthusiasts. The museum houses an impressive collection of over 350 varieties of marine life, including clownfish, clam shells (whose sale is banned), a variety of corals, and a complete skeleton of a blue whale. The museum offers visitors an opportunity to learn about the marine biodiversity of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and its conservation efforts. The museum is open every day, except Mondays and national holidays, from 9 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm. With its informative exhibits and impressive collection, the Samudrika Marine Museum is a great place to learn and appreciate the diverse marine life of the region.
Anthropological Museum: The Anthropological Museum is a must-visit for those interested in the cultural and social history of Andaman and Nicobar. It showcases the lifestyle, traditions, and artefacts of the indigenous tribes, including the Jarawas, Shompens, Onges, Nicobarese, and Sentinelese. The museum features sculptures, murals, photographs, and other exhibits that provide insights into the lives of these tribes. The museum is open from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm from Tuesday to Sunday. Anyone interested in art and history should include this museum on their Port Blair sightseeing list.
Chatham saw mill (forest museum): The Chatham Saw Mill is Asia’s oldest sawmill located on a small island and connected to Port Blair by a bridge. The mill is accompanied by a forest department museum that showcases the region’s forest activities through scale models and displays of decorative pieces made from various woods such as Padauk, Marble, Peauma, Gurjan, and Satin Wood. The museum is a must-visit for those interested in forestry and the history of the region’s lumber industry.
Jogger’s Park: Jogger’s Park is a popular destination in Port Blair known for its cleanliness, beautiful views, and unique feature of providing a clear view of the nearby airport runway. The park is situated on a hill, offering visitors the chance to connect with nature and enjoy the breathtaking vistas of the ocean, Ross Island, and North Bay Island.
The park is a great spot for joggers, walkers, and those who enjoy outdoor activities. It’s also an excellent location for plane enthusiasts, as the clear view of the airport runway provides a rare opportunity to see planes taking off and landing up close.
Sagarika Emporium: Sagarika Emporium is a must-visit on your sightseeing list in Port Blair. Located in the heart of the city, this government handicrafts emporium offers beautiful local art and collectibles at affordable prices, perfect for souvenirs and gifts for loved ones. The emporium is known for its stunning handicrafts, including carvings made of wood, shells, and mother of pearl, as well as intricately woven mats and baskets. You can also find handmade jewellery, paintings, and textiles, all made by skilled artisans from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The emporium is a great way to support local communities while also bringing home unique and beautiful mementos from your trip to the islands.
Chidiyatapu (Sunset View Point): After your meal, get ready to explore Chidiyatapu, a pristine beach located 40 km away from the city center. This beach is known for its incredible sunset views, and you will have the opportunity to witness one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world. Relax on the pure white sands and listen to the humming of birds while watching the gentle blue waves.
DROP TO AIRPORT
After enjoying breakfast, it will be time to check out from your hotel. Our team will then escort you to the airport, so you can return home with wonderful memories of your ultimate holiday to cherish.
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