Andaman & Nicobar Islands are popularly
known as the "Emerald Isles". The existence of these islands
was reported in the 9th Century by Arab merchants who sailed past
them, on their way to the straits of Sumatra. First western visitor
was Marco Polo, who called it, "The Land of Head Hunters".
Andaman is an archipelago of 306 Islands
in the Bay of Bengal. Andamans are famous for the terrible cellular
jail in the capital Port Blair. In the 19th century when the British
established a penal colony here, it acquired the name "Kala
Pani" (Black Waters). The surrounding reefs are ideal for water
01: Arrival at Port Blair. Transfer to hotel and rest
till afternoon. In the afternoon proceed for harbour cruise. Late
evening, enjoy the Sound and Light Show at Cellular Jail.Overnight
stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Full day excursion to Coral
Island to see coral reefs, exotic varieties of beautiful ornamental
fish and other marine life. Evening, visit the Corbyn's Cove
Beach -a coconut palm fringed beach. Overnight stay at the Hotel
03: Proceed for Mt. Harriet, the second highest peak in the
Andamans. Trek to Kalapathar. Overnight stay at the Hotel
04: Full-day visit of Port Blair including Cellular Jail,
Chatam Saw Mill, Forest Museum. Mini Zoo, Fisheries Museum &
Water Sports Complex. Afternoon free. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 05: Transfer to airport for return