Andaman island looks like a kohinoor in the sea from the sky.It is the most beautiful honeymoon destination in the world.North to South these undulating Islands are covered with dense forests and endless variety of indigenous and exotic flowers and birds, These, along with silvery-sandy beaches on the edge of meandering coastlines, and the excellent scope of water sports, diving, carefree relaxation etc, make the Islands a unique tourist destination.Havelock is the most attractive destination for tourist.Havelock Island is famous for its white sand beaches, coral reefs and for a relaxing holiday.Havelock waters offer a fascinating world of underwater marine life. All these can be explored through SCUBA diving.
The boat leaves from phoenix jeti of portblair at 6a.m. daily and reaches havelock at 9:30a.m.The journey is very attractive and full of excitement.You can see dolphins or fishes during the boating.The whole atmosphere make u feel that u r enjoying an aquarium.
Dolphin resort is very nice place to stay at havelock.It is very near to seabeach at havelock island. You can enjoy the whole environment from the bed of this resort.The best thing is to eat is the locally caught fresh seafood.Here available amazing sea food at cheap prices, coconuts not to be missed. After getting some rest and take some food ,start journey to go Radhanagar beach.The distance of radhanagar beach is 12km,time required 1/2hour. Radhanagar Beach is the most beautiful on the island.This beach was rated best in asia on 2004.One side of beach is jungle,this beach becomes attractive for the combination of sea,jungle and beach.A man with an elephant walks through the forest, offering rides for a fee.Another famous beach is elephant beach.Boats leaves from the havelock jeti to go elephant beach.The elephant beach is an excellent spot for snorkeling.
By air/ship u can go from kolkata to port blair.The distance from port blair to havelock is 50km.In the morning 6a.m. ship started to reach havelock from the phoenix jeti of port blair.You can go by a.c. speedboat also.Time required to reach 3 to 4 hour.
Where to stay:
Dolphin resort of Andaman & Nicobar tourism is the best place to stay there.Address of kolkata office: Andaman Bhavan,phone:2289-4899.There are also so many places to stay,like,coconut grove eco friendly hut, wild orchid resort or jungle resort of radhanagar beach near of dolphin resort. Price as customer requirement.
Best Season: October to may is tourist season.
Tour Plan: 7-8 days
Remember: Boat prices are 700 to 1000 for snorkeling.This price is valid for 10 people to go and snorkeling. You can also drive scuba, package price between 2000 to 16000.
Foreigners: Foreigners require a permit to stay in the Islands, which can now easily be obtained on arrival at Port Blair (either by air or sea) from the immigration authorities for 30 days. in addition, permits can also be obtained from:
a) Indian Mission Overseas,
b) Foreigners Registration Offices at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai,
c) The Immigration authorities at the airports at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata.
The Places covered by this permit for night halt:
1. South Andaman Island (except Jarwa Reserve).2. Middle Andaman Island (except Jarwa Reserve).
3. Little Andaman Island (except Jarwa Reserve).
4. Neil Island
5. Havelock Island
6. Long Island
9. Islands in the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park (excluding Islands – Boat, Hobday, Twin, Tarmugli, Malay and Pluto) (Night halt with permission).
10. North Passage.
For Day Halt:
1. Ross Island
2. Narcondum Island
3. Interview Island
4. Brother Island
5. Sister Island
6. Barren Island – can be visited on board vessels only.
Indian Nationals need no permits to visit Andaman. However, visiting tribal areas of Andaman and Nicobar District is prohibited and permits can be granted by the Deputy Commissioner Andamans District Port Blair in special cases, on receipt of application in prescribed form.
Map Of Havelock Island, Andaman & Nicobar :
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