ANDAMAN NATURE STUDY-2022


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(Accommodation double sharing, Food, Sight Seen, Transfer by private cab as per the capacity, All permit fees and entry fees, Transfer from Port Blair to Havelook Island by Cruise and all taxes.)

BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM:

Andaman and Nicobar Islands celebrate its tranquil environment with its 300 islands and travelers from across the globe. It is popularly known for its white sand beaches often shadowed by the palms, and the dark surroundings of the tropical rainforests. The cheerful marine life which is perfect for diving and snorkeling is where all the praise comes for the union territory.

DAY WISE SCHEDULE:

Day1- Check in before 1 pm at Resort. visit Cellular Jail,   Fisheries Museum and Sound and Light Show. Return and night stay at Portblair.

Day2-  Visit  Baratang Island, a drive through Tribal Reserve Area. Reach Middle Straight  Visit  Lime Stone Cave by speed boat through the mangrove forest. Return and night stay at Portblair.

Day 3- Visit Ross and North Bay – a place for water sports activities. Return and night stay at Portblair.

Day 4- Visit Havelock Island. Visit   Radhanagar Beach. Return and night stay at Portblair.

 Day 5- Visit City Sight Seeing. Samudrika,  Mill Anthropological Museum

After lunch visit Munda Pahar and trek back to Chidiyatapu Sunset point. and Sagarika  Govt Emporium for Shopping . Return and night stay at Portblair.

Day 6-Check out after breakfast from Port Blair.

If the Batch Size is below 10 than no Group Leader will be provided to the participants. 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Any YHAI member can join this programme.

Members desirous of joining this programme may apply online duly supported by a "Trekking Medical Certificate".

HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP:

By Air: Veer Savarkar International Airport (IXZ), also known as Port Blair Airport, is the main gateway to the Andaman Islands. You can choose a suitable Delhi to Andaman flight to reach these exotic islands. Delhi to Andaman distance by air is 2489 km. There are regular Air India flights from Delhi to Portblair as well as various other airlines also offer direct services between the two capital cities. Taxi rentals and shuttles are available at the airport in Port Blair for tourists.

By Train: For obvious reasons, tourists can’t reach directly from Delhi to Andaman Nicobar by train. Travellers can reach Kolkata or Chennai from New Delhi and then take a flight to Port Blair in the Andaman Islands.

By Road: More than 1,200 kilometres of sea parts Andaman from the mainland of India. So much for the hopes of long road trip, right? The main island of Andaman features a small network of roads connecting all major tourist attractions. Travellers can hire taxis and bikes in Port Blair to reach their destinations.

HOW TO JOIN: 1.Apply online through our website: www.yhaindia.org

2.Participants can also deposit the participation fee in any branch of ICICI Bank giving the following details:

Bank Name: ICICI Bank, KK Nagar Branch, Chennai 600 078

Name of the Account: Youth Hostels Association of India, Tamil Nadu State Branch

Account No. 007701017051 - IFSC Code: ICIC 0000077

NAME OF THE PROGRAM COORDINATOR /   :        Mr Dr. A Raja, Mr. Manohar

CONTACT NUMBER:                                      9842710236,9894589697,8903887697

EMAIL ADDRESS:                                        yhaitn@gmail.com

COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS: Youth Hostels Association of India, Tamil Nadu State Branch,2-D Viswas Flats, Pillaiyar Koil Street, Nesapakkam, West KK Nagar Chennai 600 078 

FEE INCLUSIONS:  Accommodation in double sharing, Andaman Sight Seeing, Transfer by private cab as per the capacity, All permit fees and entry fees, Transfer from Port Blair to Havelock Island by Cruise and all taxes.

Programme Exclusions: Personal Expenses (laundry & other items purchases), Air fare or Ship Fare to Port Blair, Any meals unless specified, optional or suggested activities, Usage of vehicles other than the places mentioned in the programme itinerary,  Still Camera and Video camera charges and anything which is not mentioned in the inclusions.

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DAY
1

Check in before 1 pm at Resort. visit Cellular Jail, Fisheries Museum and Sound and Light Show. Return and night stay at Portblair

After reaching the resort we head out to visit the historic Cellular jail also known as “Kala pani” during the colonial era. Fisheries museum is one of India’s top rated museum that exhibits specimens of underwater life. It holds around 350 underwater specimen including whales and sharks .Our day ends with watching the exquisite light and sound show at Cellular jail.

DAY
2

Visit Baratang Island, a drive through Tribal Reserve Area. Reach Middle Straight Visit Lime Stone Cave by speed boat through the mangrove forest. Return and night stay at Portblair

Today is filled with absolute adventure as we drive through a secluded Tribal Reserve area before reaching baratang island known for its geological and natural wonders. The most sought after attraction is the Limestone cave where you reach by a speed boat zipping through the mangrove forest making for a thrilling experience like no other. These caves were formed millions of years ago by deposit of algae, marine life and sea shells.

DAY
3

Visit Ross and North Bay – a place for water sports activities, Return and night stay at Portblair

Ross and North Bay islands have a wide array of water sports activities like parasailing , snorkeling and scuba Diving making sure everyone turns into a true water baby. The island is surrounded by crystal clear cyan colored water with a shallow shoreline that offers a magnificent underwater view. The beach is white sand and shaded by dense tropical trees with hints of huts and sun beds setting a superlative beach vibe.

DAY
4

Visit Havelock Island. Visit Radhanagar Beach, Return and night stay at Portblair

Havelock Island known as the ‘Jewel of Andaman’ is the most visited island in Andaman thanks to its pristine beaches and crystal clear water. Radhanagar beach is flocked by most visitors on the island as it houses a number of cafes and restaurants. You can spend the day relaxing at the beach, shopping or gorging on sumptuos sea food.

DAY
5

City Sight Seeing Visit Samudrika Museum, Mill Anthropological Museum After lunch visit Munda Pahar and trek back to Chidiyatapu Sunset point and Sagarika Govt Emporium for Shopping. Return and night stay at Portblair

Port blair being the capital of Andaman and Nicobar islands has many attractions worth visiting such as Samudrika naval museum run by Indian Navy designed to create awareness on various aspects on oceanic environment. Chidiyatapu is a maginificent sunset point accessible from Munda pahar beach. At the Sagarika Govt Emporium you can shop for handcrafted items made with bamboo, seas shells, coconut shells and wood. This is a perfect place to grab some souvenirs from the island.

DAY
6

Check out after breakfast from Port Blair

Check out post breakfast after having collected lifelong memories on the most iconic islands of India.

Maps

No Map detail.

ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES: Resort Stay

FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES: Vegetarian food will be served.

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG: Cotton Shirts, Cotton Pants, bedsheet, shoes, sun-cap, raincoat, two pairs of socks, water bottle, lunch box, mug, plate, tumbler, toilet set, cream and a first-aid kit.nt/strike or natural calamity will not be considered as a cause of cancellation.  Email, SMS, telephone call will not be accepted.

FEE INCLUSIONS:  Accommodation in double sharing, Adman Sight Seen, Transfer by private cab as per the capacity, All permit fees and entry fees, Transfer from Port Blair to Havelook Island by Cruise and all taxes.

Programme Exclusions: Personal Expenses (laundry & other items purchases), Air fare or Ship Fare to Port Blair, Any meals unless specified, optional or suggested activities, Usage of vehicles other than the places mentioned in the programme itinerary,  Still Camera and Video camera charges and anything which is not mentioned in the inclusions.

PROGRAM FEE: For above 12 years of age: Rs.19000/-                    

                             For 8 years to 12 years of age: rs.14000/-

                              For 3 years to 7 years of age: rs.10000/-

                             For 1 year to 3 years of age: Participant has to pay Cruise Ticket amount.

IMPORTTANT: The Hotels are very strict with the child policy. All participants are advised to please carry the ID Proof of Children.

SAFETY & SECURITY:While every care has been taken to ensure safety, the Youth Hostels Association of India cannot be held responsible for any theft, accident, illness and other such unforeseen eventualities.

ATTACHMENTS: Brochure and pictures of current/previous program.

CANCELLATION RULES:

1) In case you are unable to join the programme due to any reason, you will get a 100% Credit Shell of the participation fees which will be valid till December 2023. The request for cancellation or transfer or postponement must be received by us by email or any written mode before 7 days from the reporting date of your program. After that no request of transfer or refund or postponement will be considered. No refund will be applicable for any cancellation of a seat and credit shell will be provided only.

2.      In case the participant cancels the program from his own end, he/she is eligible for 50% monetary refund provided the participant cancels the program 21 days prior to the starting date of the program.

3.     YHAI is not liable to pay any personal travelling expenses to the participants in case of any   cancellation of the program.

       Click this link to submit your Cancellation: http://www.yhaindia.org/program-cancellation.php

 

For Offline Cancellations:  You cancellation request should be sent to the State Office as per the criteria.

NAME OF THE PROGRAM COORDINATOR / FD:                      Dr A Raja

CONTACT NUMBER:                                                                    9842710236

EMAIL ADDRESS:                                                                         yhaitn@gmail.com

COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS:    Youth Hostels Association of India, Tamil Nadu State Branch,2-D Viswas Flats, Pillaiyar Koil Street, Nesapakkam, West KK Nagar Chennai 600 078 

 

Seat once booked may not be re-scheduled or transferred.

 In case YHAI cancels the program last minute due to any unforeseen event, Participants will get a 100% refund. But in case of Participants cannot claim any travel amount they incurred.

Any unforeseen event/ strike or natural calamity/ unfit medical condition will not be considered as a cause of cancellation.

Refund may be given after completion of the programs 30 to 45 working days.

 

 

Trekking Department, National Office.

Youth Hostels Association of India

5, Nyaya Marg, Chankayapuri. New Delhi – 110021,

Contact No.: 7827999000 Email:  trekking@yhaindia.org