Andamanescapades
Eco Trips
Introduction
OVERVIEW

Welcome to the Andaman Islands! The Andaman Islands are a veritable Garden of Eden and a naturalist’s heaven. The clean environment, roads, greenery and fresh air attract nature lovers of all sorts. The tropical rainforests and the warm waters of the Bay of Bengal are home to a vast collection of plant, animal and marine life. The islands are hilly in places and fringed with coconut palms, covered with tropical jungle and interspersed with flat stretches of crescent shaped beaches. A marvelous mix of nature’s most precious delights, the Andaman Islands are perfect for that once in a Lifetime vacation.

Please do not Consider this trip as a normal luxury trip as it will have proper amount of adventure, exotic virgin beaches, explored nature and truly a unimaginable experience. Tourism in Andaman is still in its initial stages and infrastructure Constrains are still prevalent. So you may need to adjust here and their while traveling but the reward is unbelievable. Our local experts are very well versed with the local geography and as an effort to give the positive effect of tourism a major chunk of our profits go to these local volunteers of our trip. These people are unemployed youth with no other Job. These volunteers also take part in local environmental programs to make people understand environmental conservation and its linkages to tourism. So the purpose is to propagate

”Responsible tourism “


  • DAY 1: Arrive Port Blair, Andaman Islands


    Welcome to the Andaman Islands! Today when you arrive in Port Blair, you will be met at the airport by a local Representative and driven to your hotel. You will be confirmed at the Fortune Resort Bay Island: Located on one of the world's last outpost of virgin, natural rain-forest islands, Fortune Resort Bay Island overlooks the pristine blue waters of the Bay of Bengal. Built almost of the native "Padouk" wood, the beautiful red timber that is found only on the Andaman & Nicobar Islands and designed by Charles Correa, the architectural style of the hotel reflects the native life of the Islands and offers a gateway with a pace that is genuine, relaxed and unhurried.
    -OR-
    You will be confirmed at the Peerless Resort: Peerless Resort is only hotel in Port Blair to rise on its only beach - Landing you right in the heart of Andaman's magic. From its lush green surrounding the resort looks onto the blue sea - The perfect setting for the most memorable holiday. Peerless Resort puts together all ingredients for non-stop fun under the sun. Make yourself at home in its air-conditioned rooms with sea facing breezy balconies or any of the cozy cottages. 24 hours hot & cold running water, excellent service and air-conditioned airport transfers (available on request) are some of other highlights. The resort has splendid arrangement for large consortiums too. Those can efficiently accommodate and cater up to a thousand diners.
    Check into your hotel, make yourself comfortable and enjoy lunch before departing for a Harbor Cruise to Viper Island. The moment you disembark on this tiny island you are confronted with a sigh: “Way to the Gallows”. A path leads to the ochre-colored brick jail and the gallows built by the British in 1867. The stunning view from these gallows somehow accentuates the sheer horror of the place. Viper is named after a 19th century British trading ship that wrecked nearby. Enjoy dinner and the evening at your resort.
    Lunch, Dinner, at Fortune Resort Bay Island, Peerless Resort, or Hotel Sinclairs Bay View.

  • DAY 2: Departure to Middle and North Andaman.

    From the primitive time Andaman was a mysterious Islands full of nature, it was a route to many sea traders of Asia. But it was never explored because of its natives “The aborigines”. Still these primitive men exist in few parts of islands and the Sentinelies from south Nicobar Island is hostile to any invasion, even for help. There numbers are depleting day by day. Because of increase in population day by and day and lesser number of resources to survive in the Jungle. Through this trip our intention is not to exploit this built with nature human beings but we will be enrooted to the middle Andaman Island. Our Representatives will guide you about the do and don’ts of this area. We reach a Jungle paradise of Baratang Island and halt for a night in this island. Upon arrival to the hotel check-in and relax for some time and then we will head for a never experienced trip. As the day finishes and the sun is about to set, as every creature except few comes back to their nest after a day long work, thousands of Parrots come back to the Parrot Island in Baratang. We will take our speed boat to witness this breathtaking phenomenon. You will surrounded by thousands of Parrots. Dinner & Night stay at Dew Dale Resort
  • DAY 3: Baratang Island and surrounding

    Ecotourism Training

    Wake up early in the morning, for a little more of bird watching. We will visit the near by beach where different kind of birds gather near the sea in search of their food. A fun watching the birds in the wilderness. And return to the resort enjoy the breakfast before meeting your guide for a sightseeing tour of mangrove creek the creek here is dense and please note it is a crocodile sanctuary. We will return back and check-out the hotel, and embark on a 4 to 5 hour of ride to northern tip of Andaman Island. Even though diglipur is not a luxuries beach resort destination but still we will make our self comfortable in a neat & clean government guest house. Rest and relax the rest of the Day.
    Lunch on the move Dinner in Tourism Guest house in Diglipur North Andaman

  • DAY 4: Ross & Smith Island

    Make this day little easy, after a long travel the previous day, morning we will head to the twin island of Ross and smith. These two islands are inter connected with sand bar and becomes two during high tide. And have few good sites around for snorkeling as well. We will pack our snorkeling gears and go on to visit this effervescent island. Spend your day as per your wish. Experience a trilogy of sun, sand and yourself as never before. In the afternoon we will visit the near by village and explore the culture and in the evening be ready to be a part of turtle Conservation , the beach near to the guest house is a turtle nesting ground , the locals forest officials have created a hatchery for turtle nesting . Be a part of this amazing process and help them releasing this newly born turtles into the sea. Enjoy dinner and the evening at the Guest House.

  • DAY 5: On the Roads to Havelock Island

    We will see the possibility of getting away to a different island; Havelock Island is a separate island and is a hot spot destination in Andaman. We will see if there is any ferry to this awesome island through the middle Andaman the next day that is on the 6th Day. If yes then we will stay back at Mayabunder and take a trip to some of the unknown island like the sound island. And get up early the next day to catch a ferry from which generally starts early in the morning at 0700 hrs. The distance between the haul ting places and the harbour is 72 Kms. And we need to start as early as 0430 in the morning the next day. On our stay in Mayabunder we will do some excursion of few lonely islands as per the available time , do some cultural exploration and of course taste some authentic local cuisine making it a event full day.

  • DAY 6: Sun, Sand, Beaches, Havelock Island

    After the excursion of last five day its time to rest and relax in a beach Radha Nagar beach is recognized by world tourism Organization as one of the best beaches of the world, spend rest of the holiday relaxing and enjoying the lovely island.
    We will stay at a beautiful sea side resort of Sea Shell. This resort has sea side cottages will all ultra modern facilities and a fell of staying in a sea side village.
    You can experience various sea foods at the resort. And spend the day relaxing near the beach with your drinks on.
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Sea Shell Beach resort Havelock

  • DAY 7: Continue in Havelock Island

    Our Exploration continues in Havelock, and we will again experience the Mangrove creeks, in a Kayaking trip. You can be a part of other expeditions as well. Activities for the rest of the trip in Havelock

    Fishing trip to the Barren Island, Barren Island is the only active volcano in Andaman and is a hot spot for sharks. On a full day trip to the island fish the best of sites with our experts. @ INR 50000 in a luxury yacht. Since we need to travel as you can make out from the Map the cost is high

    Track through the jungles to reach the elephant beach for snorkeling the best site around the island @ 2000 / head with snorkeling gears.

    If you think you need to explore more with Snorkeling then visit the near by island of North Button island and south Button island on a full day picnic with packed food @ 8000 / Head

    If you are a professional Diver do let us know. As Andaman has Virgin sites which are rich in nature.

  • DAY 8: Exploration Havelock Continues ……

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Sea Shell beach Resort Havelock Do log on to our site to get the full detail

  • DAY 9: Port Blair

    This day we will head back to Port Blair by an afternoon ferry. And check in to either of these hotels Fortune Resort Bay Island
    -OR-
    Peerless Beach Resort
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Fortune Resort Bay Island- OR – Peerless Beach Resort

  • DAY 10: Continue in Port Blair ……

    Today after breakfast we depart for Ross Island. Bearing a haunted look today, Ross Island was the Administrative Headquarters for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, before an earthquake rocked it in 1941. The headquarters were then shifted to Port Blair. One can see remnants of an opulent past in the ruins of the church, swimming pool and the chief commissioner's residence with its huge gardens and grand ballrooms. There is also a cemetery and a small museum managed by the Indian Navy. The museum has on display a collection of old records. The small island with its treasure of ruins in it became a tourist’s hot spot in the territory. People desire to know more and more about Ross Island. This Island the capital of Port Blair during the British regime is a tiny island situated few kilometers from Port Blair city. The island presently houses the ruins of old buildings like Ballroom, Chief Commissioner’s House, Govt. House, Church, Hospital, Bakery, Press, Swimming Pool and Troop Barracks, all in dilapidated condition, reminiscent of the old British regime. Ever since Dr. James Pattison Walker arrived in Port Blair aboard the East India Company’s steam frigate ‘Senuramis’ on 10 March 1858, this island remained under British occupation till 1942. From 1942 to 1945, the island was under the occupation of Japanese. However, the allies reoccupied the island in 1945 and later abandoned it.
    Enjoy dinner and the evening at the resort.
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Fortune Resort Bay Island- OR – Peerless Beach Resort.
    and the next day way back to the airport for the onward journey.

  • PRICE 2009

    INR 40,000 per person, double occupancy, based on two persons traveling together.
    Inclusions:

    • · Private, air-conditioned vehicles for all transfers and sightseeing.
    • · Accommodations in a 5* hotel, including all meals. Beverages not included.
    • · All entrance fees/permits to describe sights in the itinerary.
    • · Meals as per the program.
    • · Services of an English-speaking guide.

    Exclusions:
      · International Airfare and related costs.
    • · Cost of a visa, if necessary.
    • · Travel Insurance.
    • · Expenses of a personal nature such as laundry, telephone/fax, alcoholic beverages, etc.
    • · Any other item(s) not specifically mentioned in the program

    These trips are priced assuming two travelers. Surcharges for solo travelers and discounts for groups,
    if any, will be applied. Prices assume itinerary is purchased "as is".
    Minor changes to hotels or hotel add-ons to the beginning or the end of the existing itinerary can be made at no extra charge.
    Any customizationrequiring us to start with a new base itinerary will require a non-refundable upfront planning fee of INR 10000 that is creditable towards the final trip price.

  • GROUP DISCOUNTS

    The more people you bring on your next Andaman Escapades adventure, the more you save. All prices are in INR and do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted. Prices displayed are based on the lowest season base price and assume double occupancy. Prices are shown in INR and may or may not include administrative fees, taxes, meals, airfare (where applicable) and Single Supplements. Cancellation penalties, blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. Earn Discounted Travel on all Andaman Exclusives We appreciates that adventurous travelers often enjoy traveling with their friends or family. We want to reward you for inviting them on your next adventure vacation, by making you the Expedition Leader on any Andaman Escapades Exclusive trip. The more people you bring, the cheaper your trip becomes! Keep this discount to yourself, or share it with your Expedition Team.


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