Travel Package Details:

Destination:
MESMERIZING ANDAMANS PORT BLAIR PACKAGE (LAND ONLY) VALID FROM 01 APR 10 - 30 SEP 2010
 
Timespan:
6D 5N
 
Travel Agency:
GS Travel
 
Hotel:
for Port Blair staying in : Sentinel OR Sea Shells. For Havelock staying in: Sea Shells
 
Price from:
SGD 905 ( Single )
SGD 585 ( Twin )
SGD 490 ( Triple )
 

Additional Notes:

Inclusions:
* Accommodation in well appointed rooms * Daily buffet breakfast at the coffee shop * Transfers and Tours in N/AC Vehicle as per itinerary * Entry tickets & Boat tickets as per itinerary * Snorkeling equipment during Elephant beach trip * All taxes including Govt Service Tax. Exclusions:
* International / Domestic airfares / airport tax * Any items of personal nature viz laundry charges, telephone bills, drinks, shopping etc * Any item that is not mentioned under includes header

# Option of Accommodation at Barefoot Havelock available on request.

Useful Information

The Andaman Islands are located in the Bay of Bengal and form the western perimeter of the Andaman Sea. Measuring over 700 kms from north to south, including the inaccessible Nicobar Island chain, these 572 islands of the archipelago are swathed in over 86% primary rainforest. Only 36 islands are inhabited to the day, comprising a mix of colorful mainland Indian settlers, residual refugee communities from Myanmar, and of course the aboriginal inhabitants of the Andamans.

Access
Port Blair is connected with Chennai and Kolkata by daily flights

Distance by Air
Kolkata – Port Blair 1303 Kms
Chennai – Port Blair 1330 Kms

Climate
Tropical throughout the year with mean minimum temperature at 23C and maximum at 30C. Humidity is relatively high - 70% to 90% with a gentle breeze blowing all the time. The weather is generally pleasant with average annual rainfall of 3,000 mm in Port Blair.

Entry Formalities

Foreigners: All foreign nationals can stay in the islands for 30 days. This can be extended by another 15 days with permission. They require a permit to stay from the immigration authorities. In addition, permits can also be obtained from: Indian Missions Overseas, Foreigner’s Registration Offices at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Calcutta and the immigration authorities at the airports at Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta and Chennai.

The places covered by this permit
For night halt: South Andaman Island, Middle Andaman Island and Little Andaman Island (except tribal reserve), Neil Island, Havelock Island, Long Island, Diglipur, Baratang, North Passage and islands in the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park (excluding islands – Boat Hobday, Twin, Tarmugli, Malay and Pluto) Night halt in the Park is with permission only.

For Day Halt: South Cinque Island, Ross Island, Narcondum Island, Interview Island, Brother Island, Sister Island and Barren Island ( Barren Island can be visited on board vessels only).

Indians: Indian nationals need no permit to visit Andamans. However, permits are required to visit Nicobar Islands and other tribal areas, which are given in exceptional cases. Application on a prescribed form may be addressed to the Deputy Commissioner, Andaman District, Port Blair.

IMPORTANT POINTS:

•Ross Island is closed every Wednesday.
•Anthropological Museum is closed on Thursday.
•Fisheries Museum, Cellular Jail, Samudrika is closed on Monday and National Holidays.
•Chatham Saw Mill, Forest Museum and Mini Zoo is closed on Sunday and National Holidays.
•The Government ferry which is used to travel between Port Blair – Havelock takes between 02-03 hrs
Of travel time. The capacity of the Ferry is of only 100 passengers hence at times, getting a preferred seat is difficult though we will ensure that the guest is boarded on the ferry.
•No hotel on Havelock offers sea facing views. The beach is at an average distance of 200 m. Very few
hotels have generator backup.

*Please Take Note:-

*Passport with a minimum of 6(six) month's validity.

*Hotel rooms are subject to availability.

*Surcharges maybe apply during peak season.

*The fares or online fares inclusive of our service fees are subject to changes without prior notice.

*The taxes however, can only be finalized once the reservation has been sent out for issuance.

Tour Code: TT-IXZ-PKG-1303

Travel agency or supplier for this travel package:

Travel Agency:
 
Telephone:
63391766
 
Website:
www.gstravel.com
 
Email:
leisure@gstravel.com.sg