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Surreal Andaman’s
3N Port Blair + 3N Havelock + 2N Neil Island8 Nights 9 Days

Overview

The Surreal Andaman’s tour promises an enchanting 8-night and 9-day exploration of the captivating Andaman Islands, taking travelers through the scenic beauty and historical landmarks of Port Blair, Havelock, and Neil Island. The journey begins with a visit to the iconic Cellular Jail, where the Indian freedom struggle echoes through a mesmerizing Sound & Light Show. Subsequent days unfold with excursions to North Bay and Ross Island, renowned for their coral reefs and historical significance. The tour then ventures to the pristine beaches of Havelock, including the famous Radhanagar Beach, offering relaxation and water activities. The tour concludes with a return to Port Blair, allowing for optional excursions before bidding farewell to the captivating Andaman Islands. With diverse accommodation options and carefully curated experiences, the Surreal Andaman’s tour promises an unforgettable island getaway.

 

Day wise Itinerary

Day 1 : Land at Port Blair - Cellular Jail + Sound & Light Show at Cellular Jail

Land at Port Blair airport in the morning or afternoon and transfer to a hotel. After some rest, visit the famous Cellular Jail, (entry closes at 1545 hrs), an old colonial prison situated in Port Blair also known as ‘Kalapani’. Later, attend the enthralling Sound & Light Show at Cellular Jail where the heroic saga of the Indian freedom struggle is brought alive and then drop back to the hotel. 

  • In case your flight lands in the afternoon, we may offer to take you directly from the airport to Cellular Jail so that you are able to watch the Sound & Light show.
  • If your hotel is located at Wandoor or Chidyatapu, we will first take you to Cellular Jail and then drop you to the hotel. Light and Sound shows will be done on return from Havelock/Neil.
  • Please note that since vehicles are not allowed to wait outside Cellular Jail, all guests will be dropped at the parking point (approximately 400 metres from the entry gate of the Jail) and will have to walk from the parking point until the entrance. Once the Jail visit or Sound & Light show is done, the guest will have to walk back to the parking point to board the vehicle.
  • Please note that the Sound & Light show timing is subject to ticket availability.    
Day 2 : Port Blair - North Bay & Ross Island (Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island)

Today after breakfast, proceed for a full-day excursion to North Bay Island (Coral Island) by sharing boats. The same boat will then take the guest to  visit Ross Island (Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island) that was named after Mr Daniel Ross, a famous marine surveyor. In December 2018, it was renamed as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island. Drop back to hotel and evening at Leisure.

  • Ferry for North Bay trip leaves at fixed timings please ensure you are on time at Water Sports Complex from where you will board the boat
  • All activities are at an extra cost at North Bay
  • The last ferry for Ross Island (Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island) leaves by 1400hrs.
Day 3 : Port Blair - Havelock (Swaraj Dweep) - Afternoon visit to Beach No 7

Departure by morning or afternoon Private ferry (PB- HL)  (Journey time is 1.5 / 2.5 hrs). On arrival at Havelock (Swaraj Dweep),  our team will meet the guest at the exit gate and then the guest will be dropped to their havelock hotel. At around 1430 hrs – 1530 hrs, proceed to Beach No. 7 (Radhanagar Beach) rated as the ‘Best Beach in Asia’ by Time Magazine to unwind, relax and enjoy the pristine white sand beach. Later drop back to the hotel. Evening at leisure.

  • Kindly remind the Port Blair hotel to provide packed breakfast since the same is not included at Havelock (Swaraj Dweep)
  • Kindly carry a valid PHOTO ID (Pan Card not accepted) to enter the Port Blair jetty. Alcohol cannot be carried on-board the ferry.
  • Beach No 7 is closed for guests after sunset.
  • Cars are limited on Havelock island (Swaraj Dweep) and hence guests are requested to kindly adhere to the timelines as shared by the tour manager.
Day 4 :Havelock (Swaraj Dweep) - Elephant Beach/ Lighthouse (Complimentary Beer or Mocktail at Something Different)

Embark on the most memorable excursion to Elephant Beach or LightHouse by sharing a boat. The journey time is 30-45 mins and you can also opt for some water sports activities like Snorkeling, Sea Walk, Jet Ski, Glass bottom Boat, Banana Boat Ride, Sofa boat ride, Parasailing, etc. on direct payment. It is advisable to pre-book activity at the boarding point itself to avoid missing out on these activities, our tour manager will assist you with the same. Return after 3 hrs. in the same sharing boat to the jetty. Our tour manager will meet and assist with car transfers. Enroute proceed to Something Different – A Beach Side Café (Highest Reviewed Restaurant on Tripadvisor.com) and enjoy a complimentary pint of Domestic Beer/Glass of mocktail/ Glass of Soft drink per person from Set Menu (Any one). Later proceed to the hotel. Evening at leisure.

  • The offer is exclusive to our guests only and can be availed by sharing the voucher number at Something Different – A Beach Side Café, only during lunch hours. The guest will be taken to the café enroute from Elephant Beach to their hotel. This offer can be availed per guest on double occupancy, extra adult/ child (above 5 yrs. only) with or without a mattress. Children of 5 yrs and below (Infant) will not be entitled to this offer. Any extra drinks or food items will be on chargeable basis. 
  • T&C: If the guest does not avail the drink there will be no refund as the same is provided complimentary to all guests. Drinks are non-transferrable and cannot be shifted to dinner. The offer must be availed on the day of Elephant Beach excursion only. 
  • The beverages can be consumed only in the restaurant premises as per the excise rules.
  • Alcohol is strictly prohibited on Elephant Beach.
  • The boats to Elephant Beach are managed by a boat association who need individual guest consent forms after which boats are allotted based on rotation and sharing basis. Due to limited boats, guests may have to wait until their boat is allotted and please note that we have no control over the wait time.

 

Day 5 : Havelock (Swaraj Dweep) - Day at Leisure

Relax and unwind on the picturesque beaches of Havelock (Swaraj Dweep) or guests can rent a two-wheeler and explore the island. Havelock (Swaraj Dweep) can be covered in one day as the total motorable road distance is only approximately 30 kms. One could also explore the breath-taking underwater by booking a diving experience for Rs 4200 with a certified dive shop. We highly recommend a visit to ‘Something Different – A Beachside Café’ (Rated  #1 on tripadvisor.com) and the only multi-cuisine beachside café that offers a fabulous view along with a fun play-zone for kids, a book-reading corner and lots more. All activities on this day are on extra payment and not included.

Day 6 : Havelock (Swaraj Dweep) -Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep)- O/N at Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep) - 03 Beach Visit

Check-out from the Havelock hotel and head to the Havelock jetty to board the morning private ferry from Havelock (Swaraj Dweep) to Neil (Shaheed Dweep) (Journey time is 1.5 / 2.5 hrs). On arrival at Neil (Shaheed Dweep), our team will meet the guest at the exit gate and then the guest will be head to visit Bharatpur, Laxmanpur beach and Natural Bridge (also known as Howrah Bridge by the locals – this can be accessed only during the Low Tide) and transfer to their Neil hotel. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay and evening at leisure.

  • Do note that all Havelock hotels have an early morning check-out time and late check-out is provided at the discretion of the hotel management and subject to availability.
  • Guests should be ready for check-in at the Havelock private ferry counter at least an hour prior to the vessel departure time.
  • The three-beach visit is subject to tide timings and our representative will update the exact timing based on the tide.
Day 7 : Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep) - Day at leisure

Day at Leisure- Spend a relaxing day exploring Neil island (Shaheed Dweep) on your own. The best and fun way is to hire a cycle (The island is flat) or a two-wheeler. You can also opt for diving @ Rs 4200 per person. All activities and trips on this day are extra and not included.

Day 8 : Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep) - Port Blair

Wake up to the quaint and mesmerizing Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep) also called the ‘Vegetable bowl of Andamans’ and check-out as per hotel allocated time and then proceed to the Neil (Shaheed Dweep) jetty to board the private ferry (NL-PB) Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep) – Port Blair. On arrival at Port Blair, our team will meet the guest at the exit gate of the jetty and will be dropped to their Port Blair hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Do note that all Neil (Shaheed Dweep) hotels have an early morning check-out time and late check-out is provided at the discretion of the hotel management and subject to availability.

OPTIONAL TOURS AT PORT BLAIR (SUBJECT TO MORNING FERRY AVAILABILITY FROM NEIL TO PORT BLAIR)

  • Visit to Chidiyatapu (Sunset Point): INR 2500 + 5% GST Per Car.
  • Visit to Wandoor Beach: INR 2500 + 5% GST Per Car.
  • Visit to Corbyn’s Cove Beach: INR 1000 + 5% GST Per Car.
  • Visit to Ross Island: INR 1000 + 5% GST Per Car & INR 500 + 5% GST Per Person for Boat Charge.
Day 9 : Port Blair Airport

Enjoy your breakfast and check-out from the Port Blair hotel as per the hotel allocated time. Head straight to the airport to board the departure flight. Have a safe trip home taking back fond memories of these stunning islands.

  • Do note that all Port Blair hotels have an early morning check-out time and late check-out is provided at the discretion of the hotel management and subject to availability.
  • Port Blair airport has a small single runway and usually with a heavy rush of tourists. Request all guests to report at least 1.5hrs before departure flight timing.

Note :

  • Guests may be taken directly from the airport to Cellular Jail for the Sound & Light show if they arrive in the afternoon.
  • Ferry for North Bay departs from the Water Sports Complex at fixed timings.
  • All activities at North Bay are at an extra cost.
  • Last ferry for Ross Island departs by 1400hrs.
  • Request packed breakfast from Port Blair hotel.
  • Carry a valid Photo ID for entry to Port Blair jetty.
  • Beach No. 7 is closed after sunset.
  • Alcohol is not allowed on Elephant Beach.
  • Optional tours at Port Blair are subject to morning ferry availability from Neil to Port Blair. 
  • Guests are advised to report at least 1.5 hours before the departure flight from Port Blair airport.
  • Andamans does not have star ratings for hotels. Instead, we use categories such as Standard, Deluxe, Special Beachside Combo, Luxury, Premium, and Platinum. The options provided in your quote align with these classifications.
  • We advise against opting for the Modified American Plan (MAP) due to its average, repetitive buffet spread, limited to Indian cuisine, and higher cost. Choosing items from the menu offers a more economical and flexible dining experience for guests.
  • For detailed information on Water Sports Prices, Honeymoon add-on supplements, and other Excursions available in the Andamans, please contact us.
  • Kindly note that the package cost has been meticulously calculated based on the provided itinerary, along with its exclusions and inclusions. We recommend reviewing these details thoroughly before confirming the package. 

Inclusion

  • Accommodation: 3 Nights stay at the selected category of hotels in Port Blair, 3 Nights stay in Havelock, and 2 Nights stay in Neil Island.
  • Meals: Daily breakfast on a set menu or buffet basis, excluding breakfast on the day of arrival.
  • Sightseeing: Entry tickets to all specified sightseeing places as per the itinerary.
  • Private Ferry Tickets: Base Category tickets for Port Blair – Havelock, Havelock – Neil, and Neil – Port Blair (Makruzz / Nautika, subject to availability).
  • Transfers: All transfers by 1 AC Car in Port Blair, Havelock, and Neil on a point-to-point basis (AC Xylos / Ertiga provided in Port Blair and Havelock).
  • Excursion: Excursion to Elephant Beach or Lighthouse (subject to weather conditions).
  • Snorkeling: Complimentary short session of snorkeling at Elephant Beach.
  • Beverage: Complimentary 1 pint of domestic beer or 1 glass of mocktail per person at Something Different – A Beachside Café during the journey from Elephant Beach to the hotel. Children’s drinks are non-transferrable. The offer is valid only on the specified drinks, on the day of Elephant Beach visit, during lunch only, and is a complimentary add-on.
  • Service: Meet and Greet Service at the Airport.
  • Tour Manager: Briefing every evening at Port Blair and Havelock.

 

Exclusion

  • Vehicle: Vehicle at disposal.
  • Timing: Early check-in or late check-out.
  • Personal Expenses: Any personal expenses, room service, and special orders of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
  • Water Sports: Excludes water sports activities.
  • Entry Tickets: Ross Island entry tickets.
  • Extra Excursions: Any additional excursions or sightseeing beyond the suggested itinerary.
  • Charges: Porter Charges, Camera Ticket charges, and Guide Charges, including Cellular Jail & Ross Island.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.
  • GST: 5% Goods and Services Tax.

INR 22750 per person, with additional charges for car transfers. Subject to a minimum of 4 guests.

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Confirmation

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Reviews

Fantastic trip! Loved the well-organized itinerary and the snorkeling experience. Thanks to the tour manager for a memorable Andaman vacation.

Aisha Patel

Andaman Islands were paradise! Great hotels, beautiful beaches, and a special shoutout for the complimentary beer at Something Different Café.

Raj Kapoor

Magical vacation! The private ferry rides added adventure, and the daily briefings by the tour manager kept us well-informed. Highly recommended!

Sara Sharma