8 days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands & Pondicherry Itinerary

8 days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands & Pondicherry Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  13 h
1
Neil Island
— 1 night
Travel:  3 h 30 min
2
Havelock Island
— 2 nights
Ferry:  3 h 15 min
3
Port Blair, South Andaman Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  20 h
4
Pondicherry
— 2 nights
drive:  5 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): kick back and relax at Sitapur Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Laxmanpur Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Bharatpur Beach, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Neil Island Jetty.

Plan my day in Neil Island using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Mumbai to Neil Island is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Neil Island

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Bharatpur Beach ©
Bharatpur Beach
Laxmanpur Beach ©
Laxmanpur Beach
Sitapur Beach ©
Sitapur Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): kick back and relax at Elephant Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Radhanagar Beach. On your second day here, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalapathar Beach.

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Explore your travel options from Neil Island to Havelock Island with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Port Blair.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Radhanagar Beach ©
Radhanagar Beach
Elephant Beach ©
Elephant Beach
Kalapathar Beach ©
Kalapathar Beach

2
nights
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): contemplate the long history of Cellular Jail, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Corbyn's Cove, and then identify plant and animal life at Chidiya Tapu.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Blair trip itinerary builder app.

You can ride a ferry from Havelock Island to Port Blair in 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Port Blair

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Cellular Jail ©
Cellular Jail
Corbyn's Cove ©
Corbyn's Cove
Chidiya Tapu ©
Chidiya Tapu

2
nights
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 12th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, thenkick back and relax at Paradise Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Pondicherry Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Rock Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Serenity Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pondicherry trip site.

You can take a train from Port Blair to Pondicherry in 9.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple
The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus ©
The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

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