7 days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands & Pondicherry Itinerary

7 days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands & Pondicherry Itinerary

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7 days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands & Pondicherry Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
1
Neil Island
— 1 night
Travel:  3 h 30 min
2
Havelock Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Port Blair, South Andaman Island
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  8 h
4
Pondicherry
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
End: Pune

1
night
Neil Island

Neil Island ©
Whatever you decide to do on your trip to Neil Island, you'll remember it by the unsurpassed beauty of its green landscape and coral reefs.
On the 7th (Sat), take in the waterfront at Neil Island Jetty, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bharatpur Beach, and then stroll through Laxmanpur Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Neil Island tour builder tool .

Pune to Neil Island is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Neil Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bharatpur Beach ©
Bharatpur Beach
Laxmanpur Beach ©
Laxmanpur Beach
Neil Island Jetty ©
Neil Island Jetty

2
nights
Havelock Island

Havelock Island ©
Known for its scuba diving spots, picturesque beaches, and relaxed atmosphere, Havelock Island stands out as the largest island in the archipelago, and one of the most tourist-oriented places in the Andaman Islands.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): kick back and relax at Radhanagar Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Elephant Beach and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Havelock Island day trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Neil Island to Havelock Island with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Port Blair.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Radhanagar Beach ©
Radhanagar Beach
Elephant Beach ©
Elephant Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Port Blair, South Andaman Island

Port Blair ©
The capital and largest city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair acts as a gateway to the landmasses that lie in the Bay of Bengal.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Chidiya Tapu, then steep yourself in history at Cellular Jail, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Police Gurudwara.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Port Blair trip planner .

You can drive from Havelock Island to Port Blair in 3.5 hours. December in Port Blair sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Port Blair

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Cellular Jail ©
Cellular Jail
Chidiya Tapu ©
Chidiya Tapu
Police Gurudwara ©
Police Gurudwara

1
night
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Svaram and then enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, then stop by Senteurs-Fleurs en Flacon, and finally view the masterpieces at Kalinka Art Gallery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Pondicherry, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Port Blair to Pondicherry in 8 hours. Another option is to fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Svaram
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Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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