Andaman Explorer : Nov 3rd to 11th’ 2018

Andaman Explorer : Dec 1st to 9th' 2018

An amazing tour for people looking for the popular as well as some off the beaten track exploration. Explore the sights of Port Blair and visit some of the best beaches in India at Havelock Island. Experience scuba diving and snorkeling in the underwater worlds of Havelock Island. Visit the remotest corners of Andaman Islands, Diglipur in North Andamans. Twin island “Ross and Smith” at Diglipur is one of the most exotic and untouched destinations not even seen by many residents at Andamans. Visit the twin islands and explore the untouched experiences of this exotic destination, Andaman. Last, but not the least, we explore the mangroves, mud volcanoes and limestone caves of Baratang.

Essential Info

Cost: Rs 35000/- per person
Country: 
India

Start:  Port Blair
End: Port Blair
Start Date: 1st Dec’ 2018
End Date: 9th Dec’ 2018
Duration: 9 Days
Group Size : Min 5 | Max 15
Theme: Culture, Adventure, Offbeat

Highlights

– Stroll through the streets of Port Blair 
– Go on ferry crossing between Havelock and Port Blair
– Explore the many beaches of Andaman Islands 
– Chill out and go snorkeling in Havelock Island 
– Try fresh seafood at a local restaurant

– Explore the many beaches and countryside in offbeat North Andaman
– Walk amidst the mud volcanoes and limestone caves at Baratang

ITINERARY

Day 1: Dec 1st – Saturday: Port Blair
Arrive at Port Blair and transfer hotel. After Lunch, we proceed to the nearest Beach, Corbyn’s Cove. The Crescent shaped coconut palm fringed Corbyn’s Cove ideal for swimming & bathing. Coastal drive to this beach is awesome, a stretch of around 4 Km with an open sea towards your left is a sight to experience. Later proceed to attend the enthralling Sound and Light Show at Cellular Jail – where the heroic saga of the Indian freedom struggle is brought alive. Enacting of freedom fighters and their struggle for India’s Independence is enacted during this trip. Overnight at Port Blair.

Day 2: Dec 2nd – Sunday: Port Blair to Havelock Island
Today we depart to Andaman Island’s most amazing destination, Havelock Island. Radhanagar beach, Kala Pattar beach and Elephant beach in Havelock Island are one the best beaches in India. Depart from Port Blair to Havelock Island in a ferry. Reach Havelock and transfer to hotel. Later in the evening, we visit Asia’s best beach, Radhanagar Beach. Explore this white sand beach and bask in the beauty of this natural wonder. Overnight at Havelock Island.

Day 3: Dec 3rd – Monday: Havelock Island
Today is the day to relax and explore the beaches of Havelock. Interested people can also opt for activities like Scuba Diving, Sea Walk or Kayaking. Optionally you can go to Elephant Beach. Around 30 Minutes by boat, Elephant Beach flaunts one among the best reefs in Havelock Island. The great thing is that the reef here starts at a depth of less than a meter. Upon reaching Elephant beach, we rest and relax. Later, our guide takes you to snorkel underwater where you explore the amazing reef in Elephant beach. Overnight at Havelock Island. 

Day 4: Dec 4th – Tuesday: Havelock Island
After breakfast we head back to Port Blair. Late afternoon and evening free to explore port Blair. Overnight at Port Blair.

Day 5: Dec 5th – Wednesday: Port Blair to Diglipur
Depart from Port Blair to Diglipur Island (325 Kms) by road through the dense tropical forest and Jarawa Tribal reserve. Often you might see a member of the Jarawa Tribe while passing through the tribal reserve. On your journey, you will take the route of Andaman Grand Trunk road passing through Baratang Island, Rangat & Mayabunder. Reach Diglipur & overnight stay at Diglipur. Experience the lifeline of the Andaman islands, Vehicle Ferry on your journey. Overnight at Diglipur.

Day 6: Dec 6th – Thursday: Diglipur
Today we visit the heart of Diglipur, Ross and Smith Island. 2 Islands separated by a Sandbar is a treat to see and experience. Your journey begins from Arial Bay Jetty by boat. It takes around 30 minutes by boat to reach the twin Island. Virgin beaches at this island is a treat to experience. Spend your day enjoying the turquoise water and walk on the Sandbar that adjoins both Ross and Smith Island. We then return back from this trip and visit Aerial bay beach that is one among the turtle nesting grounds in Diglipur. Overnight at Diglipur.

Day 7: Dec 7th – Friday: Diglipur to Rangat
Today we start early from Diglipur and visit Amkunj beach and Dhannilah Mangrove Walkway in Rangat. Also, on the way we visit Mayabunder.These eco experiences put you in front of the other exotic part of Andaman Islands. Overnight at Rangat.

Day 8: Dec 8th – Saturday: Rangat to Port Blair via Baratang.
Today, we cover all the attractions in Baratang Island. We cover both Limestone Caves and Mud Volcano. Ride through a fascinating Mangrove drive, which leads to the start point of the trek to Limestone Caves. Trek through dense forest to reach the Limestone Cave. Made up of the mineral calcite (calcium carbonate) the cave contains beautiful cave formation. Return back from Baratang Island to Port Blair for an overnight stay.

Day 9: Dec 9th – Sunday: Port Blair
After breakfast drop to airport. End of tour. 

Trip Info

Port Blair
Havelock Island
Baratang
Mayabunder
Diglipur
Ross Island
Smith Island

INCLUDED
– 3 nights stay at Port Blair
– 2 night stay at Havelock Island 
– 2 night stay at Diglipur 
– 1 night stay at Rangat
– Breakfast on all days 
– All land transfers and transportation in SUV
– Ferry Ride from Port Blair to Havelock and back
– All permit charges 
– Service charges 
– Taxes

EXCLUDED
– Flight Charges ( To Port Blair and return )
– Any extra excursions and tours other than mentioned
– Entry tickets & Camera charges at sightseeing points ( wherever applicable )
– Snorkelling trip to Elephant Beach ( optional )
– Dinner & Lunch
– Other than mentioned

  • Rs 2000/- Discount ( For repeat travelers  )
  • Rs 1500/- Discount ( For 2 to 4 person booking together )
  • Rs 3000/- Discount ( For 5 or more people booking together )
  • Stay will be in Standard category hotels and Bed n Breakfast places with good reviews on double/twin sharing basis.
  • South and North Indian food available at all places. 
  • Breakfast ( Included ) with me mostly Indian or Western breakfast at most places. 
  • Transportation and transfers will be in SUV / Car 
  • Port Blair to Havelock Island and back will be in Ferry. 

For this trip
Our Andaman Island tour is designed for travelers to experience not only the popular destinations of Port Blair and Havelock island but also the offbeat and sparsely populated North Andaman. Middle and North Andaman have many beautiful beaches, mangroves, mud volcanoes and limestone caves to explore. 

For all our trips
Our small group tours also allow enough time for yourself  ( mostly in the evenings ) and the group leaders will assist you too if you need to do your own thing.
Stay and the food is a big part of the travel and we make sure you are made comfortable and therefore we choose some of the best-reviewed places to stay and eat. 
We try to incorporate more local experiences on our tours with the help of our experienced tour leader and local guides to make your experience even more memorable.
Our tours are not standard sightseeing package tours, it’s more experience-oriented so as to give a real travel value to the guests. 

Who are we?
Exotic Expeditions is an experiential based travel company founded in 2010. We are based out of Bangalore and Mumbai and we create uniquely designed tours that have high travel value. We include activities, local interactions, and offbeat destinations so that the guests go back with experiences to remember for a long time.

What are all included in our tours?
A comprehensive list of inclusions and exclusions is mentioned on the respective trip page, but across all our trips, we have these in common: exclusive private transfers, breakfast on most days, good accommodation, unique experiences,
expert guides and an experienced trip leader who’s there to assist you around the clock.

Are flights & visas included in your costs?
No.We don’t include flights and visa costs in our prices unless specified. We, however, will help you with booking flights and getting the visa done.

What is the typical group size?
We believe that a small group is can enjoy the journey better and have closer interactions with the group members, therefore, we restrict our group size to a maximum of 15. Group size typically between 5 and 15. Our travelers are
friendly, open-minded, well traveled and we have a good gender mix on our tours.

Who can join this trip?
Anyone above 18 years of age can join our trips. Participants below the age of 18 must be accompanied by an elder.

Which cities do travelers come from?
Our travelers come from all over India. Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad and Calcutta are represented the most.

What are the payment options?
You can make payments through credit and debit cards, net-banking, cash or cheque. Installment options are also available.

Can solo travelers join one of the tours?
Yes. On most of our tours, we have a high turnout of solo travelers seeking a different travel experience. Many of them even end up becoming friends after the tour.

How safe is it to travel with you?
Your safety is our number one priority and we design our travel journeys keeping this in mind.

  • You can contact us at contact@exoticexpeditions.org / exoticexpeditions@gmail.com 
  • Call / whatsapp us at 9986450370 
  • Bookings can be done by online bank transfer / cash/ cheque or credit / debit card
  • Installment options are also available 

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