Marine Conservation Expedition in Andaman Islands
Travel Dates: 15th to 21st April About the Destination:The Andaman Islands is India's best tropical beach destination and offers its visitors some of the most amazing experiences of a tropical lifestyle. You can do a lot here in just a matter of few days, like sightseeing, water sports, birdwatching, and diving. Scuba diving in Andaman is a great way to explore life underwater from up close. This tour brings you the chance of not only seeing the marine treasure of Andaman but also how the increasing pollution and global warming has affected it all. Also, if you are someone who does not possess a PADI certification for diving, you can get it with this tour as an optional add-on.About the Tour:- As you arrive at Port Blair's Vir Savarkar Airport, you will be met by our representatives who will directly take you to the location of the project in Chidiya Tapu. This is where you will be introduced to the programme with a proper briefing.- On the coming 3 days, you will be going through the experience of Dive Theories, Classes on Island Biogeography, and practical dives to understand Coral Reef that grow around the islands of Andaman.- The next day will be for trekking in the forests, understanding the ocean flows, and learning to build a raft. On the second last day of the project, you will take your dive into the open water, where you will learn about the fishes in the waters. You will also be taking a walk through the mangrove forest.- On the last day, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to the Indian Mainland, bringing the experience to an end.Tour Type: Group DepartureTravel Group: Young Adults (Age 14-19 years) | Minimum Age Required to Book: 14 YearsStarting Point: Veer Savarkar Airport, Port BlairEnd Point: Veer Savarkar Airport, Port Blair How suited this trip is for you? This trip is designed for the young adults, aged 14 to 19 years, who have a genuine interest in life underwater, marine conservation, and environment-related practices. Since this is beginner level experience, one does not have to be in possession of prior knowledge of the subject. You will be working with professionals who are experts in their field. *Note: Phones are strictly prohibited on this trip and you are unlikely to be able to contact your family during the duration of the trip*Note: After the completion of this experience, the participants will be awarded a certificate of completion and for working in Marine Conservation.