Fly in to Port Blair Airport. Our representative will meet and assist you at the Veer Savarkar Airport. Board the waiting vehicles, drive to your hotel / resort and check in.
First half of the day is at leisure. Later in the afternoon visit Cellular jail followed by light and sound show.
The Cellular Jail has a pride of place in India's freedom struggle. Many a stalwart were imprisoned here. Declared a national memorial, this three storey prison constructed by Britishers in 1906, is a pilgrimage destination for freedom fighters. This colossal edifice has mutely witnessed the most treacherous of inhumane 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 which gives you a vivid experience of its strong association with the freedom fighters and their struggle for independence. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Today, embark on a half day trip to two Island cruise. It covers a panorama of seven harbors that includes North Bay and Ross Island which will leave a lasting impression.
Ross Island - Once the administrative headquarters of the British and capital of these Islands, the island is now under the Indian Navy. It stands now as a ruin of the bygone days with the old structures almost in debris. There is a small museum named Smritika, it holds photographs and the other antiques of the Britishers relevant to these Islands. The Island is famous for friendly flocks of Deer and lush green walking trails.
North Bay - The water lovers may enjoy Snorkeling or Glass bottom boat ride (Optional) in its shallow waters with a chance to see corals up close and also has mesmerizing picnic spots with natural picturesque environment. Return to the hotel by evening for overnight stay.
(Do not miss walking around the small picturesque island. Get the beautiful views of the clean blue waters through window sills)
Today, discover the spirit of Port Blair. Embark on a city tour covering Chatham Island and Saw Mill and various museums. Chatham is a tiny island with an old Sawmill (closed on Sunday and Govt Holidays). The island is connected by a bridge over a stretch of sea-water. It is also the major mainland - Island harbour.
The other similar harbour is Haddo, which is nearby. British time Saw Mill at Chatham is one of the biggest and oldest in Asia. In the premises there is a small museum which offers an insight into lumbering activities through scale models and displayed decorative pieces made of famous woods like Padauk, Marble, Peauma, Gurjan, Satin Wood, etc.
Samudrika Naval Maritime Museum (closed on Monday and Govt Holidays) situated opposite to Andaman Teal House, Delanipur the museum is meant to create awareness on various aspects of oceanic environment. A good collection of shells, corals and a few species of colorful fishes found in these islands are on display. The place gives you an educational insight into the natural wonders of these islands.
Your next stop over is at Anthropological Museum (closed on Monday and Govt Holidays). These islands are inhabited by a variety of tribes that include four Negroid and two Mongoloid. Get a peek into their way of life. Museum depicts the life of the Paleolithic Islanders. It also houses the models of the aborigines and their tools. Later in the evening visit the market.
(Do not miss taking pictures of rare species and fishes at the aquarium.)
Drop to Airport with memories of an ultimate holiday at Andaman Islands.
Hotel Driftwood, Portblair, is a well-planned modern abode at a convenient location in the city. Its calm ambience is aptly supported by warm hospitality. The range of facilities at this hotel completely fits the new-age lifestyle. With well-appointed rooms, tantalising global food and liquid refreshments, this hotel surely makes it mark. Location: Hotel Driftwood at J.N. road, Haddo, is close to prominent tourist landmarks like Anthropological Museum (Approx. 8km) and Corbyns Cove Beach (Approx. 4km). Corbyns Cove Beach is a beautiful sandy beach dotted with coconut palms. Pill boxes and bunkers made during the Japanese rule still stand on this beach. Tourists can enjoy swimming, scuba diving, boating or simply watch the sunset here. Samudrika Marine Museum, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park and Jolly Buoy Island must be included in the travel plan. Distance from Veer Savarkar International Airport: 8 km (approx.) Hotel Features: Ease and comfort of the guests are the essential features of this hotel. Necessary amenities include room service, internet, 24-hour front desk, air conditioning, parking, travel desk, 24-hour security and doctor-on-call. Desi Clay Oven, the in-house restaurant with a traditional decor serves appetizing Indian, Chinese and Continental dishes. The Drifters, a stylish Lounge bar of the hotel has a stunning setting for enjoying exotic alcoholic beverages. Rooms: Standard rooms, deluxe rooms, superior rooms and suite rooms are offered for guest accommodation at Hotel Driftwood. These rooms are self-contained and comfy. They are fully air-conditioned and are furnished with amenities such as LCD colour TV and telephone.
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