Day 1: Port Blair
After landing at Port Blair Airport, begin your itinerary with a visit to Cellular Jail, a significant relic from the British colonial era. This formidable structure once housed political prisoners, among them iconic figures like Subhas Chandra Bose, Veer Savarkar and Jatin Das. Adjacent to the jail, Naval Marine Museum Samudrika offers a fascinating insight into the history of the archipelago. Maintained by the Indian Navy, it has five sections that showcase the history of Andaman Islands, geographical information, the people of Andaman, archaeology, and marine life. It also houses a vast collection of cells, corals, and a few species of colourful fishes of the sea around the islands.
As evening descends, immerse yourself in the light and sound show at Cellular Jail. Through vivid narration, it brings to life the tales of the brave freedom fighters who endured incarceration here.
Day 2: Havelock Island
Take a ferry to Havelock Island, also known as Swaraj Dweep, on the morning of your second day. Havelock is famous for its crystal-clear water and diverse marine life, making it ideal for scuba diving and snorkelling. You could also take a boat ride to witness the mesmerising coral reefs and colourful fish that inhabit these waters. Glide through lush mangrove forests while kayaking to explore the island's natural beauty, you might even spot some exotic birds along the way. Pay a visit to the pristine Radhanagar Beach and work on your tan while enjoying some quality time with your loved ones.
Day 3: Beach Activities
Havelock’s beaches promise unparalleled serenity and adventure in equal measures. Begin your morning with a tranquil stroll along Kalapathar’s picturesque shores, where golden sands meet turquoise waters, offering a feast for your eyes. After a refreshing dip, head to Elephant Beach, famed for its vibrant coral reefs. Engage in snorkelling or glass-bottom boat rides to explore the underwater paradise teeming with a kaleidoscope of marine life. Post a vibrant underwater exploration, indulge in the delectable seafood cuisine at a beachside shack, capping off a day steeped in nature’s splendid showcase of land and sea. Return to Port Blair by ferry in the evening and prepare
Day 4: North Bay and Ross Island
On your last day, discover the rich history and natural wonders of Ross Island and North Bay, also known as Coral Island. At Ross Island, step back into the colonial era, exploring ruins and absorbing tales of bygone times through a vibrant Light and Sound Show. Nature lovers can enjoy the wildlife sanctuary established in 1978, home to deer, monkeys and various birds. Nearby, North Bay Island promises aquatic adventures with snorkelling, sea walking and parasailing opportunities. Experience the undersea world or soar above, enjoying panoramic vistas, ensuring a day of unforgettable experiences in Andaman's pristine landscapes.
Where to Stay
Elevate your Andaman adventure by choosing to stay at Barefoot at Havelock during your visit to Havelock. Our resort offers comfortable accommodations ranging from villas to cottages, attentive service and excellent amenities, creating a perfect place for you to unwind after your daily escapades. From our prime location nestled in the heart of the action to delectable dining featuring local specialities at our in-house restaurant, everything is designed to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Recharge with rejuvenating spa treatments and a refreshing pool, and count on our attentive staff for a seamless stay. Experience the magic of Andaman in an entirely new light, and let our resort transform your getaway into an indelible memory, creating lasting moments of bliss. Read our blog to learn about the local culinary specialities you cannot miss during your stay.