8 days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands & Pondicherry Itinerary

8 days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands & Pondicherry Itinerary

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8 days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands & Pondicherry Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  13​h
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
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h
4
Pondicherry
— 2 nights
drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Neil Island

Neil Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Sitapur Beach, stroll through Laxmanpur Beach, then stroll through Bharatpur Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Neil Island Jetty.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Neil Island online trip builder .

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

Things to do in Neil Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
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): enjoy the sand and surf at Elephant Beach and then kick back and relax at Radhanagar Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then stroll through Kalapathar Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Havelock Island road trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Neil Island to Havelock Island with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Blair.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
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): make a trip to Cellular Jail, kick back and relax at Corbyn's Cove, and then identify plant and animal life at Chidiya Tapu.

To plan Port Blair vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Havelock Island to Port Blair takes 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 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Port Blair

Parks Beaches Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, then stroll through Paradise Beach, and finally make a trip to Pondicherry Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rock Beach, and then kick back and relax at Serenity Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Pondicherry trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Port Blair to Pondicherry takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Beaches Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple

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