Ultimate Andaman (7 Nights 8 Days)

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Ultimate Andaman (7 Nights 8 Days)

Duration:
7N/8D
Tour Type:
Individual, Couple, Family, Group
Package Code
PKGANDAMAN003
Rewards
3000 Loyalty Points + Rs. 500 Cash Voucher
Starting From

35,333.00 32,333.00


per person on twin sharing
  • Port Blair – 3N, Havelock Island – 2N, Diglipur – 2N
  •  Top Hotels recommended for families included in the package.
  • This Package starts and ends at Port Blair.
  • This Package is valid till 31-07-2017.
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Description

Highlights of the tour

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands have been shrouded in mystery for centuries basically because they have been so inaccessible. This remote archipelago is a beautiful canvas where nature’s paintbrush sweeps across the landscape with extravagant indulgence. The dense forest which covers these islands is embellished with innumerable exotic flowers and brilliantly plumed birds. Book this holiday package to enjoy a terrific getaway in these picturesque islands with beautiful sandy beaches and lush green forests.

Day 01: Arrival at Port Blair

Fly in to Port Blair Airport. Our representative will meet you at the Veer Savarkar Airport and assist you with your transfer. Board the waiting vehicle, drive to your hotel and check in. You have the first half of the day at leisure. Later, in the afternoon visit Cellular Jail followed by taking in the Sound and Light show. Cellular Jail holds an important place in the story of India’s freedom struggle. Several courageous freedom fighters were imprisoned here. Declared a national memorial, this three storey prison constructed by the British in 1906 is a pilgrimage destination for people who love and cherish freedom. This colossal edifice has mutely witnessed the most treacherous of inhuman atrocities borne by the convicts, who were mostly freedom fighters. The day draws to a gentle close with the Sound and Light Show at the historic Cellular Jail. This show gives you a vivid experience of its strong association with the freedom fighters and their struggle for independence. Overnight stay at respective hotel / resort in Port Blair. (Note: Cellular Jail is closed on Mondays and National Holidays, visiting hours to Cellular Jail and Museum close by 16:00 hours and Sound and Light show is open every day at 18:00 hours).

Day 02: Port Blair to Baratang Island ‑ Distance 120 km

Early in the morning set off for Baratang, it’s about 120 km from Port Blair (travel time is 3 hours and 30 minutes due to speed restriction in the tribal reserve area). It is a beautiful route through dense rain forests which also berth one of the oldest tribe in the world called ‑ Jarawa (any interaction or exchange of any foreign articles / photography with them is strictly banned). After reaching Baratang, you will be taken for sightseeing to limestone caves by motor boat through dense mangrove forests. Visit Mud Volcano by a local jeep. Overnight stay at Baratang. (Visit to the limestone caves is not available on Mondays and national holidays. In the evening, you can opt to visit Parrot Island (Optional Activity on direct payment basis)

Day 03: Baratang Island to Diglipur Island 200 km (Time: 5 hours)

Early in the morning, have your breakfast and proceed on a trip to Diglipur, North Andaman by road (325 km). Diglipur is the biggest island in Andaman group of Islands and has a lot to offer for tourists. You will be assisted with your transfer to Aerial Bay Harbour to take a boat and visit Ross and Smith Islands. Ross and Smith Islands are twin islands bridged by a pristine white sandy beach that makes a natural swimming pool lagoon at one side and a snorkeling paradise on the other. One can walk from one island to the other during low tide. Spend the day swimming or relax on the beach. Overnight stay at Diglipur. (Please note that the visit to Ross and Smith Islands is not available on Tuesday. The itinerary will be shuffled if this trip falls on a Tuesday).

Day 04: Diglipur to Port Blair via Rangat ‑ Middle Andamans

Early in the morning, check out of the hotel and proceed to Port Blair via Rangat. En route visit Amkunj Beach at Rangat village. Later visit Mochidera Beach and Dhaninallah Beach. Overnight stay at Port Blair.

Day 05: Port Blair to Havelock

After breakfast, you will be taken to Phoenix Bay Harbour to catch a ferry to Havelock. This Island is one of the most beautiful and largest islands of Ritchie’s Archipelago and is a placid heaven like no other. Situated 57 km northeast of South Andaman with an area of 92 sq km it offers a breathtaking trail of expeditions. This island is primarily populated by Bengali settlers. It hosts two of the world’s most renowned beaches; Vijaynagar Beach and Radhanagar Beach. The island also has the biggest concentration of breathtaking diving and snorkeling sites, thus acting as a paradise to marine world explorers. Upon your arrival, a cab will be arranged to provide pickup and drop service to Radhanagar Beach (also called Beach No. 7). It was named ‘Best Beach in Asia’ by a reputed magazine in 2004. Spend the day relaxing at this beautiful beach. Later proceed to your hotel. Overnight stay at your comfortable hotel/beach resort. (Note: Today your breakfast will be at Port Blair, if you are travelling by an early morning ferry ask the hotel to provide a packed breakfast. Ferry timings are mentioned on the tickets provided to you. Please report 45 minutes prior to departure with a valid photo ID card ‑ operation of ferries are subject to weather conditions and government clearance).

Day 06: Havelock Island ‑ Day leisure / Excursion to Elephant Beach (Optional)

Embark on a memorable snorkeling trip, just 40 minutes by boat. Elephant beach offers snorkelers calm blue shallow waters and is the perfect spot for beginner snorkelers. The boat goes right up to the beach and it’s so easy to slip on your gear and just start snorkeling. The reef here starts very close to shore at a depth of about 1 meter. The large reef is mostly made up of hard coral and has plenty of marine life. Note: Inclusive of snorkeling equipment and car pick‑up and drop to jetty. (Note: This trip is inclusive of transfers, boat charges, guide floating device and equipment with an additional cost of Rs. 950 per head. Guest may also hire a 2 wheeler and ride around the island or may choose to go for scuba diving or game fishing on direct payment basis. This trip destination may change to Light House due to weather conditions. Ferry Operation is purely subject to Government clearance).

Day 07: Havelock Island to Port Blair

After breakfast, check out of the hotel. You will be taken to the harbour to catch a ferry to Port Blair. Return to Port Blair as per advised ferry timings. Upon return from Havelock Island, you will be assisted with your transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at respective Hotel / Resort in Port Blair. (Note: Ferry timings are mentioned on the tickets provided to you. Please report 45 minutes prior to departure with a valid photo ID card ‑ (operation of ferries are subject to weather conditions).

Day 08: Departure

You will be assisted with your transfer to the airport. Depart with unlimited happy memories of your holiday in the Andamans.

 

Type of Hotels
DestinationNo. of NightsPremium HotelsDeluxe Hotels
Port Blair03Haywizz / The Airport hotel or similarJ Hotel / North reef or similar
Havelock Island02Blue Bird Resort or similarWild Orchid / TSG Blue / Sands Marina beach resort
Diglipur02Pristine ResortPristine Resort
Package Prices Per Person (for Indian Nationals)
No. of PaxPremium HotelsDeluxe Hotels
02 Pax3233338199
04 Pax2833335699
06 Pax2589933199

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation for 07 nights / 08 days on twin / double sharing basis.
  • Daily fixed menu / buffet breakfast.
  • Exclusive non AC vehicle for transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary only.
  • All entry permits / tickets, ferry tickets and forest area permits wherever applicable.
  • Return Havelock Island ferry transfer in Govt. Ferry.
  • All applicable hotel taxes.

Exclusions:

  • Air fare / train fare.
  • Any other item not mentioned in ‘Cost Includes’.
  • Additional sightseeing or usage of vehicle not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, liquor, boating and joy rides.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks, etc is to be borne by the clients directly on the spot.
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel prices, leading to an increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Government Service Tax
  • Anything that is not mentioned in Inclusions.

 

General Terms & Conditions:

  • Prices are based on a minimum of 2 adults travelling together.
  • Prices are based on Standard Rooms.
  • The surcharge is applicable on a passenger travelling alone.
  • ‘Child Rate’ applies to children between the ages of 2 to 12 years.
  • Prices for foreign nationals are available on request.
  • These rates are not applicable during any Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Trade Fairs and High Season.
  • All bookings and confirmations are subject to availability.
  • Amendment charges and cancellation charges will be applicable as per our terms & conditions.
  • Any increase in the hotel tariffs, fuel prices or taxes, which may come into effect prior to departure, will lead to an increase in the tour price. Any difference in the price will be payable by the client.
  • There will be no refund on any unused services.
  • The hotel names mentioned are indicative. In case of non-availability of rooms, you will be accommodated in an alternate hotel of a similar category.
  • Rates are subject to change without prior notice.
  • All our booking terms & conditions will apply.

  • Important Notes

    • Above rates are not valid during Diwali, Christmas and New Year. Peak season / long weekend surcharge will be applicable as per individual hotel policy.
    • Boats to Viper Island, Harbor Cruise, North Bay Coral Island, Red Skin, Elephant Beach, Lime Stone Caves at Baratang and Ross and Smith Islands at Diglipur are not operating due to safety audit by local administration.
    • Check-in time as per flight timings is from 06:30 to 12:00 hours.
    • The tour program will be conveyed to you by our Executive after you land at the airport (please note that the tour program may be shuffled due to inclement weather conditions in Port Blair as the place is almost covered by tropical forest).
    • The vehicle used will be exclusive to that group but will not be at disposal. It will be as per contract and will change sector wise.
    • The program is made a day or two in advance and will be advised to the respective driver by our Logistics Department. Drivers will adhere to the same, alterations are not permitted. In case of weather change, alterations can be made by the Logistics Department and the same will be intimated.
    • You are requested to be careful with your personal belongings as the vehicles and drivers will change.
    • We make contingency plans so that the sightseeing and tour program do not fall on a day when the sightseeing attraction is closed.
    • Sightseeing points remain closed on government holidays.
    • Our tour program is inclusive of all entry tickets to the museum, memorial etc. as per itinerary.
    • Due to inclement weather conditions at Port Blair, guests can visit the islands but are advised against snorkeling owing to less or nil transparency of water and some places leave coral which is seen by glass bottom boat. Sound and Light show is dependent on weather conditions as it is displayed amphitheatre style.
    • All entry tickets are applicable for children above 03 years of age .
    • As the area is isolated from the mainland but rich in nature and beauty (lush green dense forest, mangrove creeks and virgin beaches) facilities cannot be matched to those available in the plains and other developed destinations.
    • In Port Blair, majority of the hotels have cement structures but in Havelock Island most of the resorts are made entirely in accordance with Eco-friendly requirements.
    • We do not have star category hotels in Port Blair, so we classified them as Luxury, Deluxe and Budget category. In all the hotels, extra person sharing the room, child with extra bed will be provided mattress / rollover
    • We do not have star category hotels in Port Blair, so we classified them as Luxury, Deluxe and Budget category. In all the hotels, extra person sharing the room, child with extra bed will be provided mattress / rollover
    • There are areas of Andaman that experience scarcity of water and electricity. Guests are requested to bear such problems and may be advised during the tour to overcome this problem. Guests are requested to follow the basic principle ‘Save water, save electricity’.
    • There will be no refund for any unutilized service in part or full whatsoever may be the reason.

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