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Northbay Island + Chidiyatapu Beach + L & S Show

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Why to visit Northbay Island + Chidiyatapu Beach + L & S Show?

North Bay Island:

Known for the amazing water activities that it offers, the boat to North Bay is to be boarded at the Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex. Activities that the island offers are Sea Walking, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Glass Bottom Boat Rides, Semi Submarine Ride and Andaman Dolphin. The ferry tickets and the entry tickets are to be pre-purchased. North Bay Island has a variety of food joints available for snacks and lunches for the guests and also has facilities for change of clothing and restrooms. Boat timings are from 08:30 AM to 10:00 AM and the island is closed on Wednesdays. The boats usually cover North Bay Island and Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Island – Ross Island together as a full day trip.

 

Chidiya Tapu:

If you’re looking for the perfect Sunset point, look no further as Chidiyatapu is the perfect place in all the surroundings of Port Blair. About 30kms from the city this is a perfect spot for trekking, bird watching and of course to view the sunset. This place is open on all days but is closed after sunset; also entry tickets are not required

 Tickets: No tickets.

Opening Timings: 6 am to 5 pm.

Duration: 30 mins.

Things to Do: Trekking, Bird Watching, Sunset Views, Visit the zoo here.

 

Light & Sound Show Cellular Jail:

Also known as Kalapani, Cellular Jail was built by the British in the 18th century to detain the Indian Freedom Fighters. It is a mute witness to the inhuman treatment meted out to the soldiers of the freedom struggle. The jail was constructed as a seven-wing prison and had a total of 663 cells with one prisoner in each cell. Today, the jail has just three wings others have been damaged and destroyed at various times.

A light and sound show about the anguish of the Indian Freedom Fighters is displayed to the guests, to show how the Indians were treated during the pre-independence period. The museum timings are from 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM & 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM (entry closes at 04:00pm) and the show timings are 05:15 PM, 06:20 PM, 07:25 PM (Timings may vary). The light and sound show is displayed in both Hindi and English. Please note that the jail is closed on Mondays.

Tickets: 30 INR per person.

Opening Timings: Open all days except Monday from 9 am to 12:30 pm & 1:30 pm to 4:45 pm.

Duration: 2 hours.

Things to Do: Light and Sound Show, Take a tour of the place, View the Port Blair lighthouse.

 

 

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