Arrival at Port Blair in the morning by flight/ship and transfer to hotel. After lunch, proceed for a leisurely cruise (Harbour Cruise) in a steamer along the Port Blair Harbour- which takes one to Viper Island. The gallows atop a hillock here is sight to watch.
In the evening, attend the enthralling Sound and Light Show at Cellular Jail - where the heroic saga of the Indian freedom struggle is brought alive. Overnight stay at Port Blair.
Start after breakfast for a full-day Excursion to North Bay (Coral Island) - to see coral reefs, exotic varieties of beautiful ornamental fishes and other marine life. The glass bottom boat ride helps one to take a closer look at the vast coral colonies. Optional Activities - Snorkeling, Swimming & Trekking. After lunch, visit the Corbyn's Cove Beach - 9 kms from Port Blair - a coconut palm fringed beach, ideal for swimming & sun-basking. Overnight stay at Port Blair.
After breakfast, start for afull-day tour of places in & around Port Blair (City Tour) - covering the famous Cellular Jail, Chatham Saw Mill (one of the oldest & largest in Asia), Mini Zoo, Anthropological Museum, Fisheries (Marine) Museum, Science Centre, Naval Marine Museum (Samudrika). Overnight stay at Port Blair.
After breakfast, proceed for Mount Harriet - the 2nd highest peak (365 meters high) in the Andaman's, which offers a magnificent bird's eye view of Port Blair's adjoining islands. From here one can trek for about 5 Kms through a nature's trial of exotic flora and fauna, endemic birds and butterflies.
In the afternoon, visit the Cottage Industries Emporium (Sagarika) - for Shopping & Souvenirs. Overnight stay at Port Blair.
After breakfast, visit Ross Island - from where the Britishers' governed the entire A&N islands, prior to India's Independence. This island is an ideal destination for nature walk amidst sylvan surroundings with deers, peacocks, exotic birds, etc.
After Lunch, visit Chidiya Tapu - about 31 kms from Port Blair - generally known as the "Bird Island" covered with lush green mangroves and beautiful beach with breath-taking sunset - all of which creates a mesmerizing environment.
Optional Activities - Swimming. Overnight stay at Port Blair.
Mr. Chatur B Chotai