If you are looking for a trip that will allow you to be in the midst of nature, then you should plan your next trip to the Andaman and Nicobar islands. The islands are packed with history, coral reefs, sandy beaches, and a multitude of water sports – an Andaman tour package covers everything your heart can want from a trip. The Indian archipelago has approximately 300 islands, although most are uninhabited. You must follow a comprehensive itinerary that will guide you on your six days and five nights tour to the islands. 

The Ideal Itinerary for your Trip to Andaman and Nicobar Island:-

  • 1st Day: Port Blair: The airport at Port Blair is well-connected with several cities in India. You can avail direct flights from Kolkata, Vishakhapatnam, and Chennai. Other cities like Delhi, Mumbai, and Pune have connecting flights to the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. 

After checking in at the hotel, you can start by visiting the Cellular Jail’s historical monument. Also called Kala Paani, this colonial-era structure was used as a prison by the British for the freedom fighters. In the evening, from six to seven, the authorities showcase a light and sound show, which brings the freedom movement to life. Next, you can visit Corbyn’s Cove Beach, which is about seven kilometers away from Port Blair. The drive to the beach is beautiful. It is ideal for swimming, and the Snake Island situated nearby is ideal for scuba diving. There are several good restaurants like The Waves Restaurant and Beer Bar, where you can have lunch.

  • 2nd Day: Havelock Island: The next day, you can take a ferry to Havelock Islands in the morning. 

Havelock Island is known for its numerous beaches and the water sports activities that you can take part in several water sport activities. Elephant Beach, with its pristine blue waters and long carpets of white sand, is an ideal place for several water sports activities. Elephant beach has become a compulsory spot in all Andaman tour packages. Snorkeling, sea walking, and scuba diving are among the most popular activities. Towards the evening, you can visit the most renowned beach of Havelock Island, Radhanagar Island. The beach has a watchtower from where you can watch spectacular sunsets.

  • 3rd Day: Baratang Island: Next morning, after breakfast, you should take the ferry to one of the most intriguing places on Andaman Island, Baratang Island. 

Although this is less developed than Havelock Islands, its natural beauty is incomparable. Baratang island is home to mangrove trees, tidal swamps, and majestic limestone caves. You have to visit the limestone caves, where you can find limestone protruding from the surfaces and forming majestic structures. The island boasts of small mud volcanoes, which you can also cover. As tidal creeks and dense swamps cover a substantive portion, you can go kayaking in the water. The next morning, before leaving, you could also accompany the locals when they go out fishing

  • 4th Day: Neil Island: You will catch the ferry for Neil Island after breakfast in the morning.

Now known as Shaheed Dweep, the island is also referred to as the vegetable bowl of the Andaman and Nicobar islands due to the intense vegetation that covers the area. The island is not more than thirteen square kilometers long. You can take a bicycle or bike around as you explore the island. The Glass Bottom Rides of Neil Island is extremely popular. If you are not interested in going underwater, you can hop onto any of these rides and watch the dolphins swim with you. You can’t miss this island when you are on the Andaman tour. For adventure enthusiasts, Neil Island has a dense tropical forest where you can go trekking. Starting from the Neil Kendra village, the trail goes through the village, which makes for an interesting journey. You can try local and authentic food served on the beach’s various huts. There are several shops selling items made out of seashells and other items. The white sandy beaches of Lakshmanpur, Bharatpur, and Sitapur are also worth exploring. You can take the ferry back to Havelock Island in the evening and check-in at your hotel.

  • 5th Day: Barren Island: There are very few ferries available to take passengers to Barren Island, so you have to make sure that you do not miss it.

The barren island is home to an active volcano. This volcano is the only active in the Indian subcontinent and among the chain of volcanoes from Sumatra to Myanmar. The highlights of the island are the Manta rays, basalt formations, and topography formed due to the flow of lava. Standing true to its name, the island has several barren landscapes. There is no human population living here except a large population of goats. You have to take the ferry back to Havelock Island in the evening.

  • 6th Day: In the morning, after some strolling on the beach, you have to take the ferry back to Port Blair. Then, you have to catch the flight back to your home. This ends your Andaman tour.

While planning your trip to the Andaman and Nicobar Island, don’t forget to keep this itinerary handy!

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