DAY 1 : HOTEL CHECK-IN & PORT BLAIR SIGHTSEEING
DAY 2 : TRAVEL TO HAVELOCK ISLAND & VISIT RADHANAGAR BEACH
DAY 3 : VISIT KALAPATHAR BEACH & TRAVEL TO PORT BLAIR
DAY 4 : DAY TRIP TO ROSS ISLAND & NORTH BAY ISLAND
Historical & Heritage
Duration of visit: 1-2 Hours
Timings: 8.30 AM to 3 PM on all days except Wednesday.Light & Show: 5.30 PM
Entry Fee: Rs. 75 for Adults, Rs. 25 for Child. Light Show - Rs. 100 for Adults & Rs. 25 for Child
At a distance of 3 km from Port Blair, Ross Island is a small island situated in the South Andaman district of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Now, the island is under the control of the Indian Navy and also one of the famous places to visit in Andaman tour.
The name of the island was derived from the name of a marine surveyor, Sir Daniel Ross. In 1857, the British took possession of three islands around Port Blair and Ross Island was one of them. This small Ross Island served as the capital of the Andaman Islands from 1858 to 1941 under the British rule. An earthquake in 1941 shook the island and huge buildings collapsed due to the natural calamity. After that, the British shifted their capital to Port Blair, near Ross Island. From 1942 to 1945, the island was under the occupation of Japanese. The British reoccupied the island in 1945 and later abandoned it.
The island presently houses the ruins of old buildings like Ballroom, Chief Commissioner's House, Church, Hospital, Bakery, .....
DAY 5 : TRAVEL TO AIRPORT AND END ANDAMAN TOUR
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