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Transfer Options from PB - Havelock - PB


There is a new private catamaran MV Makruzz operated between Havelock- PB and PB – Havelock on a daily basis. It is an AC Vessel with very comfortable seats. All transfers between PB – Havelock – PB are by Govt ferry in the packages indicated above, Incase you would like to take MV Markuzz there is an additional cost of Rs 500 per person for a 01 way trip which needs to be added to the total package cost. MV Markuzz departs at 0900 hrs in the morning and reaches in 1.5 hrs and the return from Havelock is at 1600 hrs. Kindly note the sailing of MV Markuzz is subject to weather conditions.

    Above Rates are inclusive of the following:


  • Meet and greet service at the airport.                                 
  • STD AC Rooms at Port Blair and Havelock, unless specified.
  • Daily breakfast except on day of arrival. The day you check in to the Havelock hotel breakfast is not included and we request all guests to pack breakfast from the PB hotel incase you are taking the early morning Govt ferry.
  • Sightseeing in an N/Ac Car at Port Blair and N/Ac Jeep at Havelock as per selected itinerary.
  • Entry tickets & boat tickets at all sightseeing points mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Snorkelling equipment at Havelock during Eco tour as mentioned.                                 
  • Hotel tax of 7.42% GST

    Above Rates are not inclusive of the following:


  • Airfare/ Ship fare from mainland                                                                  
  • Lunch & Dinner at respective hotels.
  • Snorkelling equipment during Wandoor Excursion (Jolly Bouy or Red Skin)
  • Camera charges at all sightseeing places.                                                                  
  • Personal expenses of the guest at Port Blair & Havelock.
  • Vehicle at disposal. For the trip to Radhanagar beach the car/jeep will drop the guest and return back at the fixed time to pickup the guest.
  • Any extra excursions or sightseeing apart from suggested tour itinerary.
  • Optional activities as mentioned as add ons.                                                                  
  • 3.09% GST on the package cost.

    Kindly note:


  • Ross Island is closed every Wednesday.
  • Anthropological Musuem, Fisheries Musuem, Cellular Jail, Samudrika, Mahatma Gandhi National Park is closed on Monday and National Holidays.
  • Chatham Saw Mill, Forest Museum and Mini Zoo is closed on Sunday and National Holiday.

Though it is our endeavour to stick to the tour plan in order to accommodate the above days we may shift the tour plan accordingly.

Port Blair Hotel Check out time:


Most of the hotels have an early check out time and we do not have any control over the same. Incase there is not a heavy rush the hotel management may extend a late check out at their discretion. Guests will need to Honor the check out time as per the hotel policy.

    PLEASE NOTE:


  • The above rates are not valid for the month of December.
  • Kindly note that only Barefoot at Havelock is located on Beach No 7 ( Radhanagar Beach, Rated as the Best Beach in Asia) and all other hotels mentioned are located on Beach no 5 & 3 around 08 kms away from Beach No 7.
  • Please note that the Jolly Bouy or Skin Island snorkelling trip rate is only applicable for Indian Nationals for foreigners there is a further charge of Rs 800 per person.
  • Fortune Hotel sells rooms only on AP plan in December and January. The package rates includes STD AC Rooms on CP plan and hence the rates will change in December and January.
  • Sinclair Bay View sells rooms only on MAP Plan in December and January. Special high season rates will apply between 20 Dec – 10 Jan. TSG has a peak period charge of Rs 1000 per person.
  • Port Blair & Havelock Hotels have early check out times and request you to note the same accordingly. We do not have any control over the same and request guest to co operate on the same.
  • The Government ferry which is used to travel between Port Blair – Havelock takes between 02-03 hrs travel times. It is our endeavour to guarantee the best seat on this ferry but having a capacity of only 100 passengers sometimes getting preferred seats is difficult though we will ensure that the guest is boarded on the ferry.
  • We can arrange Private Charters between Port Blair – Havelock at an extra cost of Rs. 35000 for a 01 way trip. This is a super fast boat and can take maximum of 06 passengers (Cost remains the same for 01 or 08 passengers). The travel time is between 1-1.5 hrs.
  • All the eco tours and activities are subject to weather conditions.
  • All sightseeing trips are dependant on the date and day as places have separates dates on which they are closed. Incase we are not able to show a particular place from the itinerary we will offer a refund to the cost of the entry ticket only.

Brief Description about Ross Island and Cellular Jail


Ross Island:


This Island the erstwhile capital of Port Blair during the British regime, is a tiny island situated few Kilometers away 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. 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. This island is an ideal destination for nature walk amidst sylvan surroundings with deers, peacocks, exotic birds, etc.



Cellular Jail:


The construction of the prison started in 1896 and was completed in 1906. The original building was a puce-colored brick building. The bricks used to build the building were brought from Burma, known today as Myanmar.

The building had seven wings, at the centre of which a central tower served as the fulcrum and was used by guards to keep watch on the inmates. The wings radiated from the tower in straight lines, much like the spokes of a bicycle wheel. A large bell was kept in the tower to raise the alarm in any eventuality.

Each of the seven wings had three stories upon completion. There were no dormitories and a total of 698 cells. Each cell was 4.5 metres x 2.7 metres in size with a ventilator located at a height of three metres. The name, "cellular jail", derived from the solitary cells which prevented any prisoner from communicating with any other. They were all in solitary confinement.