How to Reach Port Blair to Neil Island?
Port Blair to Neil Island by Ferry
out the Neils Island is a child’s play, one can either opt for normal ferry
service which is catered by the government or can dig up into luxuries of the
cruise which has out-of-this-world facilities. Lying close to the Port Blair,
Neil Island is just at a distance of 43
km from here and, one can easily render the ferry services which approximately
take only 2.5 hours to reach out the island.
Well, you need to plan before you think of touring this Island as there are only two ships which connect the two Islands, one at 6:20 AM and another one at 1:00 PM in the afternoon on all the days. Not only this, you need not just select the time slot but also choose a seat as per your preference, you can pick from two varieties of seats namely the chair and normal seat which costs Rs. 525/- and Rs. 378/- respectively
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Port Blair to Neil Island by Cruise
reach out to this exalted land by numerous ferry services relishing the
mesmerizing views or can luxuriate in a cruise. Lying just 43 km away from the
Port Blair, Neil Island is a marvelous destination to experience the serenity
and freshness in the environment.
If you are planning to visit this isle then, you can take up the Coastal Cruise from Port Blair at 7:30 AM which will drop you at Neil Island at 9:15 AM taking, less than two hours.
You can pick from a wide range of comfortable seats as, there are fours kinds of sections namely the executive, lounge, premiere and, coastal with a fare of Rs975/-, Rs. 1100/-, Rs. 1200/- and, Rs. 1300/- respectively. With this one can very conveniently transfer from Port Blair to Neil Island.
The cruise is elegantly designed vessel well-equipped by top-notch amenities and, enclosed by beautiful windows which offer panoramic views. If you are planning to visit this isle then missing out on the cruise is something one must not dare to, as it is out-of this-world-experience with breathtaking views.
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Best Time to Visit Neil Island
experience summer at Neil’s Island in the months from March to May. “Don't
really expect too hot summers!” as the warmth in the atmosphere is only due to
the humidity which even reaches to 80 percent at certain times. This weather is
most well-suited one for all the aqua sports as the tides are not too high and
just perfect for an adventurous buff.
While the nights are always cool because of the cool breezes the temperature lower downs to 24 degrees and reaching high up to a maximum of 37 degrees at the peak summers.
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enthusiasm of the crowd of Neil’s Island island is at the peak in winter season
as here, the 10-day Tourism festival is lavishly celebrated in this season. The
months from October to February have a pleasant climate and, are ideal for all
the tourist activities. This is one of the best time to visit Port Blair to Neil island.
Setting the onset of tourism of Neil’s Island this season is the best time to visit this place with extremely beautiful atmosphere and soothing aura.Nights being cooler with a temperature of 14 degree Celsius and daytimes being hotter with an average temperature of 30 degrees.
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arrives early here “June to September” and, the maximum temperature is
somewhere near mid-thirties making it little uncomfortable for sightseeing at times.
But, at this time the beauty of the Island is just beyond one’s imagination
being covered with the lush green blankets and enticing marine reefs.
The freshness and atmosphere in the monsoon time are just splendid and, perfect for exploring the corners of the destination.Although it is not suited for indulging in andaman aqua sports still the weather is just jaw-dropping where one can rejuvenate every nook and corner of the body.
Places to Visit in Neil Island
Believe it or not, Neil’s Island has its own Howrah Bridge which is famed for
the abundance of starfishes, corals, crabs and a lot more. The natural bridge
is a major source of attraction for tourist from around the globe.
Arched by tall mahua trees this bridge offers splendid views and, has exuberant displays at the time of sunset and sunrise. October to February is the best time to visit this place as the environs of this bridge has boundless beauties.It is totally a natural bridge made by the off and on motion of the tides.
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endlessly stretching seafront seated at the apex of Neil Island offers
breathtaking views worth watching. Being, prone to high tides this beach is
well suited for relaxing at the beachside with soothing-soft waves touching the
feet and, giving a heavenly appearance. It is one of the best beaches to see while traveling to Port Blair to Neil Island.
Be it the verdant foliage or picturesque landscapes the Neils Island has it all. One can revel in the white sands or just gaze at the clear blue sky.Indeed this picture-perfect beach with countless scenic wonders should be a part of the travels list.
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Ram Nagar Beach
Quaint little beach” extending away from the hustle-bustle of the cities is a
perfect destination to delve in a lovely experience. The third numbered beach
stretching all over the Ram Nagar village is known for its spectacular bay with
numerous hidden gems.
If you are seeking for solitude then this is a perfect place for you.Whether you are a fanatical traveler or a silent reader this place is just a treasure for all sorts of buffs. Being rich in the collection of marine life with several colorful fishes and live corals it is a must visit spot if you are traveling from Port Blair to Neil Island. It is near to most of the hotels in Neil Island.
Silky beach with continuous trails of silver sands, fused with the black rock
extends a paradisiac view which will leave in awe with the place. This
beautiful combination gives excellent contrast which pleases the eyes and it is one of the must visit beaches while traveling from Port Blair to Neil Island.
One can delve into an adventurous walk through the bewildering jungle lying adjoining to the Kalapathar beach. The beach lies next to the Kala Pathar village with stunning scenic beauty arched by beautiful coconut groves.While the cool breeze tingle your face you can relax and unwind in the spectacular aura of the beach.
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the offbeat destination lying in the vicinity of Port Blair, Long Island is a
beautiful secluded Island perfect for the solitude seekers. Golden sands
sprawling all over the beach and, elegant trails of the palm trees add up to
the significance of the beach.
Experiencing the sunrise at this beach is just a piece of cake, as here you can stay as long as you want. One moving from Port Blair to Neil’s Island must definitely visit this heavenly island.
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your thirst of thrill at this enthralling beach with a contrasting wavefront,
sprawling all over the Laxmanpur village. The beach offers stunning panoramas
with beds of lush green vegetation and shiny sands.
Here, one can easily find varieties of seashells which cannot be spotted everywhere. Not only this here one can also delve in various aqua sports like boating, snorkeling, scuba diving which opens the door wide open to intermingle with splendors of the marine life. To add to the charm of the beach the crystal clear water renders pleasing atmosphere. This is must visit places if you're on a honeymoon to andaman.
The exceptional yet extrusive small island located in the southern segment of Andaman is just a bonus to the eyes. This beautiful island with eminent coral reefs and miraculous biodiversity is a must- visit vacationist spot while visting from Port Blair to Neil Island.
The relaxing atmosphere of this ‘vegetable bowl’ of Andamans attracts the masses. Named after the epic Ramayana character this island is a perfect place packed with refreshing vibes.The best part of this island is that it stretches over 5km and can explore each and every verticle of the destination.
Vijay Nagar Beach
extravaganza” appropriately describes this island, being the most prominent
part of the Havelock Island this beach lies in the vicinity of Port Blair.Adventure
buffs, seeking quest for adventures will definitely land up to Vijay Nagar
beach to quench their thirst of adventure.This
beach Number 5 is known for serenity and alluring aquatic life.
Vijay Nagar beach is a crusade of solace and nature’s exquisiteness with unmatched beauty.
tourists from all the latitudes and longitudes of the world this brilliant
beach sprawls over a vast expanse overlooking the alluring azure. One of the
finest beach with endless wavefront is adorned with golden sands and lush
The major attraction of this beach is the glass base boat, while you glance the beautiful aquatic creatures you can also take a close look at the live coral reefs.
Apart from these, one can also delve in various adventure water sports and feed your soul with thrill and amusement.
Things to Keep in Mind
a trip to Neil’s Island? Don’t miss out on these things
-Well, you don’t need a visa to visit this Island as it is a part of Andaman and Nicobar which is an integral part of India.
-Reaching out to this Island is very easy all you need to do is book a ferry service from Port Blair to Neil’s Island. You can choose from various options it can either be the government ferry service which is a comparatively cheaper option or can opt for a luxury cruise.
-The best time to visit is from October to May as in this season you can enjoy all the water sports and the beauty of the destination is at its peak
-To soak all of the Neils Island you at least need two days as there are numerous places.
-One must never miss out on the exotic delegacies of the Island and definitely savor the seafood.
-You should definitely witness all the water sports and visit the destination at peak time.
-Only Two ATM’s are available on the Island and so one must have a substantial amount of cash for the trip.
-Too much local transport is not available at the Island but one can always hire a taxi or a two-wheeler for soaking the Neill’s Island.
-The cellular network operator services like BSNL and Airtel are operational in Neil Island. But for more comfort and better service one can buy a local calling card for a cheaper outgoing rate.
Any permit is not required for the Indian tourist to visit Neil’s Island