Andaman Islands trip with Taj Mahal: Nature’s Beauty and Timeless Heritage.

A Leisurely Escape and Timeless Beauty of Heritage. The finest Halal holiday trip.

ANDAMAN ISLANDS WITH THE TAJ MAHAL 

TOUR DURATION – 10 DAYS

02 NIGHTS PORT BLAIR / 02 NIGHTS HAVELOCK ISLAND / 01 NIGHT NIEL ISLAND /

02 NIGHTS DELHI / 02 NIGHTS AGRA    

 

   ITINERARY

DAY 01: PORT BLAIR

Upon arrival at Port Blair, you will be greeted and transferred to the hotel/resort, freshen up, and then immerse yourself in the leisure and enchantment of this captivating Island destination. In the evening, be part of the mesmerizing Light and Sound Show at Historical Cellular Jail, where the saga of India’s freedom struggle comes to life.

Crowned ‘Asia’s Best Beach’ by TIME magazine, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a tropical paradise with 570 islands, including the unique Barren Island – South Asia’s sole active volcano. They boast a rich history dating back 2,200 years, and genetic studies suggest even earlier habitation, making them a vital link in the coastal migration of humans from Africa to Southeast Asia, Japan, and Oceania. Home to a rich tapestry of indigenous communities, these islands offer a unique blend of traditions and languages, making them a fascinating destination. The name ‘Andaman’ itself carries an air of antiquity, with Italian traveler Niccolò de’ Conti (c. 1440) proposing that it means ‘Island of Gold.’ Explore this captivating blend of natural beauty and ancient allure.

Explore Port Blair, the captivating capital of the Andaman Islands. Here, nature’s beauty meets tranquility, making it an ideal escape for those seeking both relaxation and adventure. Dive into the underwater wonderland. Don’t miss the nearby gems like Barren Islands, Corbyn’s Cove, and Ross Island. In the evening, prepare to be mesmerized by the light and sound show at the Historical Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Pani. This imposing colonial prison played a pivotal role in India’s fight for freedom, earning a chilling reputation as one of the world’s most inhumane places. Echoes of the prisoners’ struggles and the harrowing tales of their endurance still linger, ensuring this history comes to life.

DAY 02: PORT BLAIR – HAVELOCK ISLAND 

After breakfast, begin your day with a visit to Corbyn’s Cove Beach. This pristine beach is known for its serene blue waters and lush green coconut palms. It’s a water sports haven and a gateway to explore the vibrant underwater coral reefs through activities like scuba diving. Later, head to the jetty for your journey to Havelock Island. Upon arrival, relax and then explore the Blue Flag Certified Radha Nagar Beach, a perfect spot for swimming and relaxation.

Havelock Island is a tropical paradise known for its white sandy beaches, palm-fringed shores, and abundant marine life. You can explore the coral reefs through snorkeling, and witness turtles, fish, sea cucumbers, and dolphins. Radhanagar Beach, rated the finest in Asia by The Times Magazine, is an ideal spot for swimming and sunbathing.

DAY 04: HAVELOCK ISLAND 

After breakfast, head to ‘Elephant Beach,’ also called Coral Beach. 

Elephant Beach, a top destination in the Andaman Islands, is renowned for snorkeling and a variety of thrilling water activities, including Jet Ski rides, Banana Boat rides, and Sea Walks. With its stunning coral reefs and vibrant marine life, it’s a paradise for snorkelers.

DAY 05: HAVELOCK ISLAND – NEIL ISLAND

After breakfast, journey to Neil Island, where you’ll discover two splendid beaches. Bharatpura Beach, known for its white sand and shallow waters, is perfect for swimming, relaxation, and engaging in water activities like snorkeling, boat diving, and boat tours. Laxmanpura Beach, another white sand coral beach, offers stunning sunset views, and you can’t miss the ‘Natural Bridge,’ a unique formation created by corals.

DAY 05: NEIL ISLAND – PORT BLAIR

After breakfast, return to Port Blair. Upon arrival, indulge in the picturesque beauty of Chidyatapu Beach, a mesmerizing sunset spot that sets the perfect scene for your Andaman adventure. Explore the city’s other captivating attractions during the day, and as the sun dips below the horizon, the evening is yours to enjoy at your own pace.

DAY 06: PORT BLAIR – DELHI  

After breakfast, a seamless and punctual transfer to Port Blair Airport, aligned with your scheduled flight to Delhi. Upon your arrival at Delhi Airport, you will be greeted and transferred to the hotel/resort. Then, at your convenience, you can head out for sightseeing, and visits, and immerse yourself in Delhi’s rich heritage and culture with a unique blend of ancient and modern.

Discover Delhi, India’s capital, nestled along the Yamuna River. This ancient city, with its rich history, UNESCO heritage sites, and British colonial charm, houses a treasure trove of ancient relics, historic marvels blending Indo-Islamic architecture, captivating museums, inspiring art galleries, lively performing arts, delightful dining, and bustling markets that breathe life into every corner.

DAY 07: DELHI  

After breakfast, immerse yourself in Delhi’s rich heritage and culture with a unique blend of Walking and Car Tours. Explore the authentic Delhi, designed by those who know it best.

Discover Delhi, India’s capital, nestled along the Yamuna River. This ancient city, with its rich history, UNESCO heritage sites, and British colonial charm, houses a treasure trove of ancient relics, historic marvels blending Indo-Islamic architecture, captivating museums, inspiring art galleries, lively performing arts, delightful dining, and bustling markets that breathe life into every corner.  

Discover Delhi’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Qutub Complex, the magnificent tomb of Humayun, and the grand Red Fort (Lal Qila). Immerse yourself in the enchanting heritage walk of Shahjahanabad, Delhi’s walled city, with its rich history, architecture, cuisine, and traditions steeped in Urdu and Persian literature. Explore iconic the Masjid-i Jahān-Numā (Jama Masjid). Later in the day, explore the modern side of Delhi, known as New Delhi or Modern Delhi, the former capital of British India. Enjoy a leisurely evening at your own pace.

DAY 08: DELHI – AGRA  

(Approximately 210 kilometers, or a 3-4 hour drive)

After breakfast, we will drive to the “Indian heritage city Agra.” Upon arriving in Agra, we will embark on a journey of sightseeing and visits.

Nestled on the serene banks of the Yamuna River, Agra is a global treasure, alluring millions each year to witness the iconic Taj Mahal and explore its historical riches. Known for Mughal architectural mastery, Agra boasts three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal. Immerse yourself in a tapestry of history, architectural marvels, and artistic heritage, leaving an indelible mark on your soul. Agra is a must-visit destination.  

Embark on a heritage journey in Agra, beginning with the iconic Taj Mahal, a world wonder and emblem of India’s rich history. Celebrated as the “Jewel of Islamic Architecture,” it represents the zenith of Mughal design and was honored as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. Then, explore the UNESCO-listed Agra Fort, which witnessed significant Mughal events, and marvel at the red sandstone beauty known as the “Qila-i-Akbari.” Conclude your day tour with a visit to the exquisite Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb, a Mughal masterpiece from Emperor Jahangir’s era. Housing the cenotaphs of Mirza Ghiyas and Asmat Begum, parents of Mughal Empress Nur Jahan, it’s often dubbed the ‘Baby Taj Mahal’ for inspiring the Taj’s grandeur.

DAY 09: AGRA IN AND AROUND

Begin your day with a captivating sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal, a moment of awe and inspiration. Following this breathtaking experience, return to your hotel or resort to rejuvenate and prepare for a day filled with exploration in and around the enchanting city of Agra.

Indulge in the timeless beauty of Sikandra Tomb, where Mughal Emperor Akbar, one of India’s revered rulers, rests eternally. This magnificent mausoleum stands as a testament to his visionary aesthetics, adorned with an enchanting garden lovingly crafted by his son, Emperor Jahangir. 

Embark on a captivating journey to Fatehpur Sikri, just a 40-minute drive from the heart of Agra city, known as the “City of Victory.” This UNESCO World Heritage site, conceived by Mughal Emperor Akbar in the 16th century, serves as an embodiment of Indo-Islamic architectural brilliance. This historic city briefly served as the capital of the Mughal Empire, leaving an indelible mark on Indian urban design with its majestic Mughal architectural style and grand gateways.

DAY 10: AGRA / DELHI 

After breakfast, transfer to Agra Airport or continue your drive to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, transfer to Delhi International Airport. 

Delhi International Airport, situated approximately 210 kilometers away, can be reached comfortably in just 3-4 hours by road travel.

Embark on a mesmerizing 10-day journey with our meticulously crafted “Andaman Islands with the Taj Mahal” itinerary. This extraordinary voyage takes you through the Andaman Islands, Delhi, Agra, and Fatehpur Sikri, each a radiant gem blending natural wonders and cultural treasures. Discover India’s captivating island destinations, where pristine beaches, crystal-blue waters, and a rich tapestry of indigenous communities await. Surrender to nature’s spellbinding beauty and India’s ancient and medieval history as you explore some of the world’s most sought-after Halal-friendly destinations. From the picturesque beaches and serene relaxation to the resplendent Indo-Islamic architectural marvels and awe-inspiring surroundings, this journey offers a diverse tapestry of experiences. Over the centuries, this region has witnessed illustrious dynasties, from the Delhi Sultanate to the mighty Mughals, whose stories of heroism and romance come to life through timeless monuments. Immerse yourself in ancient Indian, Indo-Islamic, and captivating Indo-British art and architecture while discovering world-famous sites, magnificent UNESCO-listed landmarks, and world-class museums brimming with history and breathtaking beauty.  All this while enjoying a mesmerizing Halal-friendly travel experience that will make your trip truly unforgettable.