Ross Island of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is spread over an area of 0.6 square kilometres and is approachable through the ship from Port Blair to Phoenix Bay jetty. It was titled as the "Paris of the East". It is thickly covered by a wide range of fauna and flora. it is a perfect getaway for those who want to spend some time amidst nature, yet are looking for a destination which is different and has not been explored much.Itinerary
Arrival at Port Blair in the morning/afternoon by flight and transfer to hotel. After lunch proceeds to show you Corbynâ€™s Cove beach the only beach in city of Port Blair. In the evening proceed to attend the enthralling Sound and Light Show at Cellular Jail - where the heroic saga of the Indian freedom struggle is brought alive.
â€¢ Light and Sound Show at 1800 hrs or 1900 Hrs, depending on ticket availability
Port Blair â€“ North Bay and Ross Island
Depart at 0900 hrs from Water Sports complex in a boat to see under- water marine life and varieties of corals at North Bay. After North Bay, proceed to Ross Island which is about 2 km east of Port Blair and can be reached by a short boat ride from Port Blair the erstwhile capital of Port Blair during the British regime. The island presently houses the ruins of old buildings like Chief Commissioner, House, Government House, Church, Bakery, Press, Swimming Pool, Cemetery, etc. and all in dilapidated condition. The island is controlled by the Indian navy, which requires every visitor to sign in on entering.
â€¢ Ross Island & North Bay is closed on Wednesday
â€¢ Ferry for Ross Island leaves at fixed timings and request you to ensure at WSC at the given time
â€¢ Glass bottom boat ride, snorkeling, water sports are at an extra cost at North Bay
â€¢ Diving and Sea Walk can be done at an extra cost at North Bay
â€¢ Note: Please carry change of clothes, towel, cap, sunglasses, sunscreen and wear comfort clothing for this trip
Port Blair â€“ Havelock Island â€“Beach No 7
Early morning departure Private ferry from Port Blair â€“ Havelock. The ferry takes 1.5 hrs to reach Havelock. On arrival be refreshed by some tender coconut water which we will offer at the exit of the jetty. Proceed to selected hotel and in the evening proceed to Beach No 7* (Radhanagar Beach) rated as the â€˜Best Beach in Asiaâ€™ by Time Magazine (N/AC Car will be provided for pickup and drop, time spent 2-3 hours). Return back to the Hotel to relax and unwind.
â€¢ Kindly remind hotel to provide packed breakfast at Port Blair since the same is not included at Havelock
Excursion to Elephant Beach - Havelock â€“ Port Blair: (Car will come at 0800 hrs and please ensure you are ready as the boat will leave at 0830 hrs and it is a further 10 min drive away to the boat) Embark on the most memorable snorkelling trip, just 25 min by Boat this beach offers snorkelers calm blue shallow waters and is the perfect spot for beginner snorkelers. The boat goes right up to the beach and itâ€™s so easy to slip on your gear and just start snorkelling. Itâ€™s also a great place to just spend the day lying on the beach and relaxing. The beach is very scenic with fallen trees and white sand giving the photographer some interesting shots. The reef here starts very close to shore at a depth of about 1 metre. The large reef is mostly made up of hard coral and has plenty of marine life.
Note: Inclusive of snorkelling equipment and car pick up and drop. Return from Havelock Island in the evening by Private ferry and transfer to hotel in Port Blair. Ferry takes 2.5 hrs to cover the distance. Drop to Port Blair Hotel.
â€¢ Do note that all hotels on Havelock have an early morning check out time and late checkout is provided at the discretion of the hotel management
â€¢ Do note that in case guest is delayed for Elephant Beach No Refund will be offered if the boat has left. Trip may be changed to light house subject to weather conditions.
â€¢ Note: Please carry change of clothes, towel, cap, sunglasses, sunscreen and wear comfort clothing for this trip.
Port Blair â€“ City Tour and Chidyatapu
After breakfast, start for a tour of places in & around Port Blair (City Tour) - covering the famous Cellular Jail, Chatham Saw Mill (one of the oldest & largest in Asia), Forest Museum, Anthropological Museum, Fisheries (Marine) Museum, Naval Marine Museum (Samudrika). At 1530 hrs proceed to Chidyatapu located 30 kms away from Port Blair and also called the Sunset Point in Andamanâ€™s. Return back to proceed for some local shopping
â€¢ Chatham Saw Mill- Forest Museum is shut on Sunday and S/S places on Monday.
Depart Port Blair with Fond memories of these mesmerizing Islands.What's Included
- Accommodation in AC room on twin sharing basis
- Both ways airport transfers by non-AC private vehicle
- All sightseeing by non-AC private vehicle in Port Blair