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  • Dotted by the lush green forests, the less explored Andaman archipelago is a mind-blowing space to visit, all alone or with a number of people. The island exhibits its beauty at the best level when it is less explored but the miraculous sights prevailing there would not let anyone’s mind to take rest and keep calm least the roads are being occupied. Cruises are the best options to enjoy the flabbergasting visuals of Andaman. 

    While you just float on the calm waters of Bay of Bengal, the farfetched sights of the beaches, the green fringes of towering forest canopies and the long, lazily lying white sand bed would come to your eyes offering you some wonderful moments of visual effects. There are a variety of cruises; on yachts, on boats, and on ships as well. 5-hour cruise, 1-day cruise, 2 days and 1-night cruise… the distinguished cruise types go on like this. 

    During some cruises, you will get enough chances to do snorkeling or swimming, fishing, kayaking etc. The exotic and vivacious marine life will be visible through the crystal clear water and that would enhance the appeal of your tour. Any island can be selected for your cruise; Cinque Island, Chidiya Tapu, Havelock Island, Port Blair, Neil Island, Ross and Smith Island etc are the favorite cruise tours people love to go with. Andaman Cruise packages given below are a consolidated list of the best cruise packages available on the island fitting into your budget and time but offering a conspicuous picture of Andaman and its surrounding supporters.

    While in the Andaman there are a lot of places where you can head out for a memorable cruise.  Cruising is one of another favorite activity in Andaman. After all what could be a better way to discover the beautiful islands while cruising through the crystal clear waters.  Andaman Cruises takes you on an extravagant experience into the energetic marine play area of present and past. Prepare for an astonishing voyage to dazzling tropical islands and around the wonderful cruising waters of Andaman Archipelago on board with the most sumptuous cruising yachts.

  • 01Journey Time

    There are various types cruises from which you can choose from for your Andaman cruise.  Whether you are planning for long time cruise or just a few days there are various cruises from which you can choose from. There might be a few of you who are planning to visit Andaman by ship. The journey from Kolkata, Chennai, and Vishakhapatnam to these mesmerizing islands is in itself a great cruise.

    •        Chennai - Port Blair: Journey time about 60hrs

    •        Calcutta - Port Blair: Journey time about 70hrs

    •        Visakhapatnam - Port Blair: Journey time about 56hrs

    There are various ships which are available 4 times a month from Chennai, Kolkata and once a month from Vishakhapatnam. The ships which will take you these beautiful islands are

    •        MV Nicobar

    •        MV Nancowry

    •        MV Swaraj Dweep

    •        MV Harshavardhana

    •        MV Akbar

    According to your convenience, you can choose from the cabins, AC Deluxe rooms or Family rooms.

  • Best Tour Packages

    Visiting Andaman is another dream for most beach lovers. Be it your honeymoon or just an adventure outing with your friends for a soulful vacation Andaman is definitely the right place for you. Andaman has been always a favorite destination for all. Whether you are an adult or in your mid school there are a lot of cruises which allows you to travel to Andaman. You will have the best vacation of your life.

  • 03Andaman School/Collage Educational Ship Tour

    An educational tour to Andaman can be great with your friends. Get a chance to explore the beauty of the island while you take this tour along with your friends. Nothing can be a better option for you to explore the Andaman while cruising through the scenic views. You will begin your journey from Chennai and sail through the amazing Bay of Bengal. Each day will be a new day for you as you get to explore a lot of things in the Andaman during this majestic tour. 

    You will arrive Andaman on you fourth day after which you will be transferred to your hotel. Explore the beauty of the whole region and visit the famous Samudrika (Naval Marine Museum), Cellular jail, Anthropological Museum, Cottage Industries Emporium etc.  Also don’t miss your chance to explore the famous Havelock Island, Ross Islands, Elephant beach etc. You will be soaked up in the beauty of the region. After a thrilling exploration also enjoy some mouth watering dishes. And then when it’s time to cruise back home, relax in your cabins or watch the beauty of the whole place as a new friend.

    Duration: The duration of you whole trip will be around 10 days and9 nights. It depends on the packages which you are opting for.

    Price: The approximate price will be Rs 10000 per person.

  • 04Andaman Holiday Ship Tour

    Enjoy the warm sun beams in style on the rich deck while taking in the stunning landscape of emotional limestone precipices, unadulterated white-sand shorelines and smooth sea-green/blue waters. Make a plunge and swim with the tropical fish of the Andaman or discover some activity with our water brandish exercises. 

    Enjoy tasty dinners on board the yacht or at one of our selective island stops. If you are going out for some special vacation along with your friends then this will definitely make you feel happy. Feel the magic of the sea breeze while you head out on this holiday tour.  This amazing tour will start from Chennai through the magical Bay of Bengal. Sail through the ocean witnessing the beauty of your surroundings. Explore some of the famous places like Havelock Islands, neil islands, Baratang island etc.

    Duration: The duration of the tour is 10 days and 9 nights in which you can cover a lot of parts of Andaman.

    Price: The approximate price starts from Rs 7500.


  • 05Andaman LT C Tour by Ship to Flight

    Like I have mentioned earlier there are many tour packages from which you can choose from for your exciting Andaman tour. Make your vacation and exciting one with this another amazing tour package which not only lets you enjoy a soothing cruise but also cover your flight charges. Cruise through the sea breeze as you take this amazing ride to Andaman. With all the luxurious in your ship, you will have the best of service here. 

    Spend some time in the cruise cabin or just sit by the side to enjoy the amazing views. When night falls you will be like cruising through a heaven full of stars. Visit some of the famous sights like the Cellular Jail, Havelock Islands, Mahatma Gandhi Water Complex etc during your stay in Andaman. Make each and every moment special while you head out for this one of a kind amazing tour in the Andaman. At the end of your cruise on your last day, you will be dropped back to the airport for your return flight.

    Duration: The duration of your trip is 7 days and 6 nights where you can cover almost all the important places in Andaman.

    Price: The approximate price starts from RS 31500

  • 06Andaman Honeymoon Cruise Tour Package

    There is no doubt in that Andaman is indeed the most loved honeymoon destination. With the crystal clear water and the beckoning beaches, couples rush to this island to spend some time together with they're beloved. There are a lot of cruise packages in Andaman which will allow you to enjoy the beauty of this region. Out of the many packages honeymoon cruise another of the best packages for an amazing experience. 

    Cruise through the serene view of the region along with your beloved and soak in the beauty. Marvel at the farsighted sea and watch the sun goes down at the horizon. Feel the love blooming again on this amazing trip. One can also indulge in an array of activities like snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving etc. Sip a glass of wine and gaze at the starry sky and enjoy a lavish dinner right there at the cruise. With all the luxuries in the ship, you will have the best of experience. While in Andaman also don’t miss to visit some of the famous portions here like the Limestone Cave, Ross islands, Neil Island and the various museums there.

    Duration: The duration for a honeymoon package is 7 days and 6 nights. Also, you can choose from a variety of other packages according to your choice.

    Price: The approximate prices start from Rs 75000 per couple.

  • Various Cruises and Yachts in Andaman

    After you have landed in Andaman a lot of you might be planning to take that long-awaited cruise to the nearby islands. Nothing can be a better way to explore Andaman than a cruise ride. Whether you are adventure lover who loves to taste adventure or the ones who are just in seek of some serenity there will be a lot of places that you would want to visit here. Marvel at the sight of the amazing surrounding of this region and indulge in some activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, dolphin watching etc.
      
    The white sandy beaches and the beckoning turquoise water will make you forget all your worries as you step into it. For the ones who love to head out for a cruise in the Andaman, you have definitely landed in the right place. Let’s check out some of the cruises in Andaman.
  • 08M.V Makruzz Luxury Cruise

    As you will be traveling to Andaman through ship or cruise you would definitely want to know about your cruise. This cruise has been the privately owned ship which has been giving the best of experience for all the travelers.  This ship was built in the year 2000 by Damen Shipyard. The ship has 2 decks with traveler limit of 280.  The ship cruises between Port Blair and Havelock providing the best state of art facilities.

    MV Makruzz is a twin body vessel with rich interiors and unmatched speed. The ship has three classes for its visitors with 208 seats in Premium, 64 in Deluxe and 8 in Royal. For the solace of the travelers, the vessel is completely ventilated. MV Makruzz can reach up to a speed of 32 nautical miles. It ordinarily traveled at roughly 22 - 24 nautical miles and can cover the separation between Port Blair and Havelock Island in an hour and a half. There is a transparent glass through the whole length of the ship's both decks seating territory which allows the travelers to have a view of their whole surroundings.

    Total No of Seats: There are a number of 208 seats in the vessel.

    Price: The approximate price starts from Rs 1300 per adult and Rs 120 per child.

  • 09Coastal Cruise

    There is another best cruise in Andaman which is must try for you if you are a cruise lover. Coastal Cruise was built in Singapore under global standard of Bureau VERITAS. The ship is 35 meters long and is very well built and furnished on the inside. Coastal Cruise comprises of 2 Upper and Lower Deck separated into four classes (Executive, Lounge, Premiere, and Coastal). The cruise can run up to a speed of 25 knots (45 Kmph). 

    Experience the thrill as you cruise at this speed through the Calm Ocean and majestic views. In the ship, there is also a centralized announcement system for the convenience of the passenger as well as the crew.  The vessel is equipped with all the modern-day art facilities and provides you the best service.  The ship can carry up to 218 passengers. The vessel is encased completely with pleasant windows which offer a clear image of the all the flora and fauna in the surroundings.

    Total No of Seats: There are a number of 218 seats in the vessel.

    Price: The approximate price starts from Rs 810 per adult.

  • 10Green Ocean

    Most of you might be dreaming to head out a cruise in Andaman. As Andaman is known for its beauty with the white sandy shorelines and the clear blue waters most people want to explore these islands through the cruise. Whether it’s about visiting different Islands from Port Blair or just heading out for diving, swimming or dolphin watching cruises are the most sought ones. Green Oceans are the biggest and the main all climate private ship between Port Blair and Havelock Islands. 

    This mighty vessel offers the most agreeable and charming on board involvement. While on the ship the visitors can walk around through the one of a kind open deck. There is also a cafeteria with the best music and also a dance area for the visitor to unwind and loosen up in outside.  Marvel at the sight of the green-blue heaven as you take your cruise to Havelock Island.

    Price: The approximate price starts from Rs 900 per adult and Rs 105 per child.

  • 11Coral Safari

    No one can deny the fact that cruising in Andaman is something which will be remembered for the rest of your life.  There is another of the best cruise in Andaman which is a must try for you. Andaman's marine life and coral reefs are an outstanding vacation destination, getting scores of individuals from India and everywhere throughout the world. With the new Coral, Safari Andaman is taking things to an entirely different level. 

    This vessel enables you to be in the midst of the perfectly clear waters in an aerated and air conditioned cabin devouring your eyes on the absolute most delightful fishes and fascinating marine life. With AC cabin and open seating area this vessel will take you through the completely clear sea around the Andaman Islands unwinding the magnificence and the mysteries of the deep underwater marine life Coral Safari is a semi-submarine which will take you into the remote ocean in a 100 seater cabin.

    Total No of Seats: There are a number of 100 seats in the vessel.

    Price: The approximate price starts from Rs 1850 per adult.

  • 12Musafir Andaman

    Andaman trip is always considered as the most amazing trip to remember. While you are visiting Andaman cruising can never be missed out. Out of the many cruises in Andaman, Musafir Andaman is another best cruises in Andaman which you should definitely try. 

    With amazing speed, extravagant, style and superb dependability this ship will be one of your most amazing cruises. Feel the thrill as you cruise through the majestic beauty of the region. This cruise takes you through some of the most discreet parts of Andaman. Visit some of the undiscovered place as well as the known places during your stay in Andaman. Also try some exciting activities like snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing etc. There are 24 seats in total and can carry a number of 30 passengers in the ferry.

    Total No of Seats: There are a number of 24 seats in the vessel.

    Price: The approximate price starts from Rs 500 per adult.

  • 13Island Explorer

    Most of you might still be searching for the best cruise ships in Andaman. With a number of different cruises and ships, Andaman definitely makes one of the most visited islands. Experience the joy of ocean cruising, and find a portion of the celebrated Islands in a day cruise refurbished in one of the oldest and traditional boats of South East Asia. 

    Island Explorer is all around prepared to give you that joy of cruising yet in the meantime you can also enjoy some of the activities like diving, snorkeling etc. Make your vacation a rocking one as you try this amazing cruise in Andaman.

    Price: The approximate price starts from Rs 550 per adult.

  • 14Andaman Dolphin

    Another of the best cruise which is a must try for you in the Andaman is the Andaman Dolphin. Andaman Dolphin has a stunning design, which enables it to achieve a speed of 20-40 hitches alongside extraordinary ocean value. Because of this speed, you can also head out to some of the far off places around here. Discover the majestic marine universe of corals and the colourful fishes of Andaman just from inside the quality speedboat. Whether you are with your family or with your friends you will have the best of experience as you ride through the scenic views of your surroundings.

    Price: The approximate price starts from Rs 2500 per adult.



Attractions

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Havelock Island

Being one of the topnotch attractions in Andaman is the sublime Havelock Island brimming with silky beaches and exuberant greenery. A lot of tourist locations, resorts, hotels, attractions and much more are creating the perfect background to Havelock Island to host as many tourists as possible. This is the largest of all the islands in Andaman and comprises of a lot of small islands. The administration in Havelock promotes eco-tourism on a large scale.

 The lighthouse established in 2005 at the northern part of the island gives additional recognition for the island. The accommodation options on Havelock will let you be surprised. Ranging from high-end, luxurious resorts to camps with basic amenities, the stay arrangements done by the administrative people here are unbelievable.

Highlights: The long stretches of different types of beaches are the main highlight to be pointed out. Declared the best beaches in the world, almost all of them are blissfully located on Havelock Island, connected to closely to the main boat jetty on the island.  

Elephant Beach, Radhanagar Beach, Vijaynagar Beach, Kalapathar Beach which are known in numbers also are proclaimed to have the highest number of tourists every year. The green fringed shorelines, the clear sea water, the colourful marine animals, the long coral reefs, the wild fauna and flora bring forth the astounding picture of Havelock incomparably beautiful.

Activities: Snorkeling and diving are the favourite activities done on the islands though other major water based activities like boating and kayaking are frequently done.

Distance from Port Blair: Havelock Island is lying 42 kms northeast of the capital city, Port Blair. There are regular boat services by the Directorate of Shipping Services which connect Phoenix Bay jetty in Port Blair to Havelock daily.

 

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Chidiya Tapu

As the name suggests, Chidiya Tapu is the perfect haven for unseen migratory birds and common native birds found in Andaman Islands. Recognized as the most enchanting beach in Andaman and tourists arrive here on a large scale as the beach extends the best ever sights for them including the eye catching sunrise and sunset views. This is a silent yet crowded beach encircled by evergreen forests on one side and the short hills on the other side. 

As it is considered to be the presenter of the most finishing touch of sunset and sunrise views, it is the main hub in Andaman Islands. The beach is filled with 46 varieties of endangered species of birds, and white spotted deer. There are a lot of seasonal orchids and other varieties of plants.

Highlights: The major attractions of Chidiya Tapu are the Chidiya Tapu Biological Park, the Sylvan Sands, the Munda Pahar Beaches etc. You will be able to stay at a forest guesthouse located nearby atop a hillock and from there, the panoramic view of Chidiya Tapu in detail.

Activities: Apart from sunset and sunrise views, people come in plenty toward this beach to identify the rare species appear in multiple colours and size. Even though many of the birds are commonly found on the beach, you would find it as a unique and unnatural scene to find the colourful gathering of them. Boating is an attractive activity done here as well as snorkeling and swimming are also a part of the adventure activities usually experienced by those who visit here.

Distance from Port Blair: It is located about 25 kms from Port Blair.


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Neil Island

A tiny island located to the south of Andaman is Neil Island, brimming with less explore marine diversity, coral reefs, long beaches and bewitching greenery. Being one of the tourist destinations in Andaman, Neil is so happy to become the host with revealing all what it has. A romantically silent island unlike the hustle of Havelock Island, Neil Island is termed as the vegetable bowl of Andaman. A perfect place to simply relax and chill is the beaches here and the deserted shores are favourite to those who love to relax in utmost peace.

In two hours, one can explore the island by walking around. It got the name Neil after the British Brigadier General James Neill who stubbornly dealt with the rebels during the 1857 Mutiny. The rich cultivation of paddy is found in Neil Island that belongs to the Ritchies’ Arhcipelago between Havelock Island and Rose Island.

Highlights: One of the major highlights of Neil Island is Neil Kendra, a beautiful curving bay full of white sand and holding the major jetty of the island made attracting by disarraying numerous colourful wooden fishing boats. Known to be the heart of the island, Neil Kendra has Bharatpur Beach on its left and Laxmanpur Beach on the right. The richest collection of marine lives and coral reefs have given Neil Island the peculiarity of being one of the most thrilling scuba diving sites on the island. In addition to diving, Neil Island is home to those who love snorkeling, swimming, birding, cycling etc.

Activities: Glass bottom ride and snorkelling are the major activities available on Neil Island though there are enough opportunities to do diving and other prime adventure activities.

Distance from Port Blair: The island belongs to the South Andaman district is located about 36 km northeast from Port Blair.

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Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach in Andaman has ranked 8th among the top ten beautiful beaches in the world based on travelers reviews and rating available on multiple sources and Radhanagar Beach deserves it for many reasons. One of the most ravishing beauty in Andaman with a lot of tourists visiting it every year, Radhanagar Beach is the gem of Havelock Island. 500 meters away from the beach, one can see only the expansive blue water and the lush green tropical forests but when you reach the beach, the sights are apparently awe-inspiring.

 Radhanagar is commonly called as Beach No.7 and this is one of the closest beach located near to Havelock Island ferry tier. The silky beach is kids friendly as well so that families are found in plenty on the beach to spend their vacation or a short holiday. There are nothing to be worried as the coast guards are roaming around always and the number of people here will be a pleasant sight to see.

Activities: Snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving, boating, parasailing etc are some of the most commonly seen activities on the beach and among them Scuba Diving is the best as it offers the clear interaction with the wide range of marine animals and coral reefs around living in harmony. 

The turquoise water gives a rejuvenating experience while you swim across or do snorkeling and since the number of tourists are relatively higher, the Government opens more opportunities for them to spend an ample time on the beach. As it is a superb place adventure lovers also would covet, the fame it has achieved international importance in no time.

Distance from Port Blair: From Port Blair it will take more than three hours to reach Radhanagar Beach as it is located about 72 kms away from the capital city.

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Baratang Island

One of the aboriginal tribes of Andaman lives in Baratang Island, a highly blessed region with years-old wilderness. Earlier, the tribes did not let outside people to enter their community but presently, Baratang Island is a vibrant tourist destination as people love to spend time amidst the huge forests, limestone caves, mangrove ranges and the mud volcanoes.

Baratang is a part of the Great Andaman Chain with an area of 243 sq.kilometers and that marks it as the main island of the group. Middle Andaman is lying to the north and South Andaman in the south of Baratang Island. And it belongs to Rangat Taluk.

Highlights: The active mud volcanoes are the highlights of Baratang Island along with the abundant mangrove forests and evergreen rainforests and the limestone caves located beyond the forests. So adventure lovers find Baratang as a wise choice to indulge in mind blowing trekking and nature walk. Among the multiple number of mud volcanoes, jalki, as the locals call it, is the famous one.

Activity: Nature walk through the wild forests and the extensive mangrove forests is one of the prime activities done on Baratang Island. Boating, trekking, hiking etc are some of the other, identified activities available on the island.

Distance from Port Blair: The island is located about 150 kms north of Port Blair and one can reach the island by ferry services only.


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Elephant Beach

Settled on the sands of Havelock Island, Elephant Beach is a reveling beauty well presented by the long coral reefs and the shining shoreline. A peaceful beach with pure serenity and silent ambience will offer the visitors a soothing melody and that would be the perfect time to relax, to walk around with your love or just to do sunbathing. Among the different beach on Havelock Island, Elephant Beach has a special significance because of its friendly atmosphere and not so crowded shoreline. In addition to the adventurous activities such as snorkeling and scuba diving, tourists find time to do boating and similar activities on the beach. The clear water, the calm waves, the cool breeze and the magnificent sights on the shore have their own impacts on the number of people visiting the beach, and it increases only year by year.

Highlights: The long array of private boats, fishing boats and buoys extend a riveting beauty to the beach. Moreover, it is a kid friendly beach as well so that families are found here aplenty. The huge shoreline is the key factor behind the countless visitors appear on the beach every day. 

During monsoon also, tourists would love to come to Elephant Beach. People have reported that at times, the wild elephants from the nearby forests come to the beach and stroll along the white sandy bed.

Activities: An ideal place for snorkeling and scuba diving is Elephant Beach though boating and other fun, water based activities are also done by the visitors often. Tourists have experienced the best sea walking as well on Elephant Beach.

Distance from Port Blair: Elephant Beach is located on the famous Havelock Island. It is lying about 69 kms away from the capital city of Andaman, Port Blair. One can reach the beach via boat from Havelock jetty after reaching there from Port Blair by road or by boat.


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Diglipur

A marvelous town in the north part of Andaman Islands is Diglipur, an amicable tiny town with a lot of good people around. For eco- friendly tourists, this town is an inevitable choice. Though the marine life is the prominent feature of this town but the cultivation of orange and rice has enormous importance in the economy of Diglipur.

Highlights: Lamiya Bay Beach is a highlight of the town, it is located a few kilometers away from Kalipur Beach. The beach is lying in the foothills of Saddle peak, the highest one in Andaman. Around 20 kms from Diglipur is the green Shyamnagar covered by thick jungles and why Shyamnagar is a priority for tourists is because of the presence of mud volcanoes here. Kalipur Beach and Ramangar Beach are the other famous beaches at Diglipur and they are famous for turtle nesting. Moreover, visitors are quite eager to visit Alfred Caves as well where a huge collections of limestone structures are found.

Activities: Since there are plenty of beaches, caves, greenery etc, Diglipur offers the visitors a huge number of activities ranging from refreshing trekking through the jungles to the water based activities like island hopping, snorkeling, boating, fishing etc. Near to Diglipur there are famous spots to do multiple activities.

Distance from Port Blair: Lying 290 kms away from Port Blair, the small town of Diglipur that can be connected by boat from both Port Blair and Mayabunder. The boat services from Port Blair are available twice a week. But one can reach the town by road via ATR from Port Blair.

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Vijaynagar Beach

Known as Beach No.5 is Vijaynagar Beach in the north east part of Havelock Island. Very remote from the crowded locations on Havelock Island, Vijaynagar Beach is close to heart for those who love to spend time in utmost calmness. The regular touch of the sapphire blue water on the pearl like sandy beach makes no noise and it is one of the reasons why tourists chosen it as the perfect space for romantic couples and families. 

The beauty of the beach has been praised so much by those who visited it. It is always better to come here freely, just to roam around, or to float on the shallow water, or to read under the large shade given by the huge trees on the shore or to do sunbathing. The collection of Mahua trees and palms is the significant ornament making the beach a splendid place to sit back and relax as much as time one wants to. This is one of the magnificent attractions in Andaman.

Highlights: A photographer's paradise is Vijaynagar Beach; especially the sunrise views from the beach is incomparably magnificent. When the sun’s fresh rays spread all over the wide sea, the entire atmosphere starts blushing in all possible colours and there is no better sight from the beach would satiate a photographic mind. The native birds appear during the fresh mornings add effective colours to the sunrise pictures.

Activity: The beach is recognized for relaxed swimming and sunbathing. Adventure activities are not yet a fashion on this inevitable part of Havelock Island.

Distance from Port Blair: Vijaynagar Beach is located at a distance of about 38 kms from Port Blair but from Havelock jetty the beach is lying 9 kms away only.

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