The Andaman & Nicobar Islands are a veritable Garden of Eden and a naturalist's heaven. Floating in splendid isolation, spread over 800 kilometers from North to South, lying east of the Indian mainland is the archipelago of 572 emerald islands, islets and rocks known as Andaman and Nicobar Islands.The tropical rain forests and waters of Bay of Bengal are the home of a vast collection of plant, animal and marine life. Topographically the islands are hilly in places fringed with coconut palm, covered with tropical jungle and interspersed with flat stretches of crescent shaped beaches.
Some important & well known islands are, Jolly Buoy, Cinque, Havelock, Ross & Red Skin Islands. Diving in Andaman waters offer a fascinating world of under-water marine life, varieties of colourful fishes, rarest of the coral reefs in the world, and mysterious remains of sunken ships. Besides a few nice resots, camps are just the right choice for the nature-lovers who wish to enjoy the sun, sea and the pristine beauty of nature by spending quiet holidays right on the beach.
Day 1 – 2 Stay overnight at Chennai, Day 2 – 3 Fly to Port Blair & stay overnight – take a harbour cruise,
Day 3 – 8 Havelock Island & visit Elephant Beach – probably the best coral reefs with a fantastic marine life.
Day 8 – 10 Return to Port Blair & visit Jolly Buoy Island / Red skin marine national park which consists of 15 small and large islands, where viewing of rare corals and underwater marine life is through glass bottom boat.
Day 10 – 11 Visit the Baaratang’s limestone caves & splendid beaches
Day 11 – 13 At Corbyns Cove & Coral island,
Day 14 Depart for Chennai or Kolkatta for onwards journey