The best and the fastest way to travel to Havelock and Neil is via Makruzz. It takes 90 mins from Port Blair to Havelock compared to 150-200 mins by the Government ferry.

Besides, Is Neil or Havelock better?

If you have to ask us whether to choose Neil Island or Havelock Island, we will say choose both the islands. Both the islands are must-visit. However, if you are short of time during your vacation. Say for example you are coming for just 3 days or 4 Days then confine yourself to Havelock Island only.

Keeping this in mind, How do I get from Port Blair to Havelock Island? The best way to reach Havelock is by the air conditioned catamaran ferry, which takes only 90 minutes from Port Blair. There are government ferry services available as well which take about 2.5 hours. Do book your tickets in advance during peak season.

Which is the best cruise in India?

There are many luxury cruises in India and we have sorted the top 10 among them for your next trip.

  • Sunderbans Luxury Cruise. …
  • Oberoi M.V.Vrinda Cruise. …
  • Lakshadweep Cruise. …
  • The Goa Cruise. …
  • Nefertiti Cruise. …
  • M.V. …
  • Alaknanda Nordic Cruise Line. …
  • Andaman Islands Cruise.

How can I transfer from Port Blair to Havelock?

Transfers between Havelock and other islands is possible in 3 ways:

  1. #1 Private Ferries. Havelock is connected to Port Blair (1.5 Hours) and Neil (1 hr) by private ferries.
  2. #2 Government Ferries. Havelock is connected to Rangat, Neil, Long Island, and Port Blair by government ferries. …
  3. #3 Helicopter.

Can we skip Neil Island?

It is a small island. … But if you have stayed on havelock island & visited elephenta beach, then you can skip it.

How many days do you need at Neil Island?

The ideal itinerary to visit Neil Island is 5 Nights and 6 Days. You should have at least 4 nights to cover Havelock & Neil Island in their itinerary but we recommend a minimum of a 1-night stay in Neil and a maximum of 2 nights. Spending more than 2 days as there is nothing much to see at Neil.

What is special in Neil Island?

Neil Island is best known for its unparalleled biodiversity and unexplored span of dense tropical forests and greenery complemented by white sand beaches and rich coral reefs. Currently known as the Shaheed Dweep, this is a small island that spans over an area of 13.7 Sq. KM.

Is Ola available in Andaman?

No there is no ola or uber in andaman, but can get,ocal cab service.

How can I book Government ferry in Port Blair?

For Indian nationals tickets can be booked only 04 days in advance and all tickets and seats are subject to availability. Tickets are issued through the ‘STARS’ counters managed by the Directorate of Shipping Services. 0620 – 0900 Hrs. 0630 – 0900 Hrs.

Which is better Makruzz or green ocean?

The Makruzz is a great one and the space is good but you can’t go outside on the deck either. Green Ocean is similar to the Govt. Ferry from the outside, but the interior is good and is Air conditioned. Most people go for Makruzz, as its faster, better and has good service.

Which is the biggest cruise in India?

Cordelia Cruises – India’s Largest Cruise Ship.

Is there any cruise ship in India?

Among the cruises in India that are being offered is the Ganges river cruise, and the ships that ferry passengers are the RV Katha Pandaw and RV Kindat Pandaw. Travellers can embark at either Kolkata or Varanasi and set sail on an extraordinary 14-night journey on the Upper Ganges River.

Are there any cruise from India?

India has numerous amazing cruises but the best cruises in India include Sunderbans luxury cruises, Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda Cruise, and River Ganges Heritage Cruise. … If you are asking about an international cruise from India, there is one between Mumbai and Male.

What is the cost of ferry from Port Blair to Havelock?

Ferry Schedule & Cost in Andaman

Ferry From Timings Price Starts From
Port Blair To Havelock Starts from 6 AM
₹ 1407
Havelock To Neil Starts from 10 AM ₹ 1173
Neil To Port Blair Starts from 11:30 AM ₹ 1360
Port Blair To Neil No Cruise sailing ₹ 0

How can I book Government ferry in Andaman?

How to Book Govt Ferry in Andaman. Government ferry tickets are available at the DSS Counters (STARS) at Phoenix Bay Jetty and CSC (Common Service Center) at numerous locations.

How far is Havelock from Port Blair?

Distance Between Port Blair to Havelock Island

Distance between Port Blair to Havelock Island

by Road is

73 Kms
Distance between Port Blair to Havelock Island by Flight is 48 Kms
Travel Time from Port Blair to Havelock Island by Road is 9:4 hrs
Nearest Airport in Port Blair Veer Savarkar International Airport (11.62, 92.73)

Is it worth going to Neil Island?

Its definitely worth it. Not only for the people who are scared of getting into water, but for every one. Water is so clear that you can easily watch the beautiful world of fishes and corals just like that.

Is one day enough at Neil Island?

Depends entirely on what you intend to do during the time. If it is for relaxation and enjoying the beautiful shades of the sea, even 2 days may be less. And it is to be a hectic activity, half day is enough. The island is very small and you can cover it entirely in a few hours.

How many days are sufficient for Andaman tour?

Plan you number of days of stay

If you are a first timer, we recommend you spend at least 5 days on the island. Give another 2 days for travel and that makes it a week of vacation. This is good for a regular and a honeymoon package.

How many days are enough for Andaman and Nicobar Islands?

How many days are sufficient for Andaman? A. A 5 Nights and 6 Days trip is best to cover all the main sightseeing activities. A 9 Nights and 10 Days will give you to time to explore all islands and activities at leisure.

Which is the best beach in Neil island?

These are the best places for couples seeking beaches in Neil Island:

Laxmanpur Beach


Bharatpur Beach


Sitapur Beach



Ram Nagar Beach

  • Bharatpur Beach.
  • Laxmanpur Beach.
  • Sitapur Beach.

Is it safe to stay in Neil island?

Staying at Neil is definitely safe ; even we have enjoyed our stay at Neil very much compare to other part of Andaman. As per my experience Neil is bit different compare to Havelock and other island. You’d enjoy for sure; though one night stay is enough for Neil.