port blair scuba diving
Duration - 05 Nights / 06 Days
Desination Covered – Port Blair – Havelock
Earlier Known As Kala Pani ( Prison ) Is Today Port Blair
The Heaven For Beaches And Scuba Diving
Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar islands, that comprises of 350 odd islands. Out of these huge number of islands only few of them are Inhbaited. These are islands are yet to be touched by the amenities of the modern life, these islands are truly provides a perfect tropical paradise. The history of this island is not a very hapy one as this was used as a torture cell for the Indians who were caught by the Britishers while trying to fight against the British raj in India. The prisoners brought to this place were sent here never to be seen again by there families. Earlier feared and dreaded by the people this tropical haven was named 'kala pani' or the place of black waters.
These islands are a true paradise for ecologists and ornithologists with more than 242 species of birds, 46 species of mammals and 78 species of reptiles, some of them almost extinct still walk these islands. Port Blair supports a population of around 300,000 that are mostly dependent on the tourists for their lively hood. Port Blair also supports a lot of museums that are part of the town. The best museum is the city is the navy museum that is about various coral reefs and shells that are found around this city. Also zoological park and the mini zoo in the area offering various wildlife species are quiet popular with locals and tourists.
Day 01 : Arrive Port Blair
Arrive at Port Blair airport and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is for relaxation. In the evening at 6.00 pm, watch the Sound and Light Show at the Cellular Jail - where the heroic saga of the Indian freedom struggle is brought alive.
Cellular Jail Built by the British in 1906. Because it was entirely made up of single cells to keep prisoners in solitary confinement, the prison acquired the name, ‘cellular.
Day 02 : In Port Blair
After breakfast a full-day excursion to North Bay (Coral Island) - to see coral reefs, exotic varieties of beautiful ornamental fish and other marine life by a glass bottomed boat. Option available for Snorkeling, Swimming & Trekking. Spend the afternoon in front of the beautiful Corbyn’s Cove Beach.
Corbyn Cove just 7kms from the town is the beach for those who love swimming, surfing and sun basking.
Day 03 : In Havelock
Departure for Havelock by ferry. Reach Havelock Island and then move to the resort.
Havelock Island 54 kms from Port Blair, this beautiful landscape attracts tourists with its sandy beaches, untouched forests, and panoramic views. The Radhanagar beach is worth a visit.
Day 04 : In Havelock
A lazy day at Havelock. Option available for snorkeling, fishing, jungle treks, etc.
Day 05 : Havelock / Port Blair
Return to Port Blair from Havelock in the afternoon and check in at hotel in Port Blair. After lunch a half-day tour of places in & around Port Blair (City Tour) – covering the famous Cellular Jail, Anthropological Museum, Fisheries (Marine) Museum, Samudrika (Naval Marine Museum), Andaman Water Sports Complex & Gandhi Park. In the afternoon, visit the Cottage Industries Emporium (Sagarika) - for Shopping & Souvenirs
Day 06 : Leave Port Blair
Back to Port Blair airport.