Holiday In Waves

Great Nicobar

A testament to nature's grandeur and untamed beauty

Introduction to Great Nicobar

Great Nicobar, part of the stunning Nicobar Islands archipelago, lies to the south of the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal. Known for its pristine beauty, dense rainforests, and unique biodiversity, Great Nicobar offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. It is home to the indigenous Nicobarese and Shompen tribes and hosts the famous Indira Point, the southernmost point of India. The island's untouched beaches, vibrant coral reefs, and lush landscapes make it a paradise for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts alike.

How to Reach Great Nicobar

1. By Air:

- Step 1: Fly to Port Blair. The Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, is the primary gateway to the islands. Regular flights are available from major Indian cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Kolkata.

- Step 2: Take a connecting flight or helicopter to Campbell Bay. From Port Blair, the quickest way to reach Great Nicobar is via helicopter services operated by Pawan Hans. Flights to Campbell Bay, the administrative headquarters of Great Nicobar, are available, though limited.

2. By Sea:

- Step 1: Travel to Port Blair. Reach Port Blair by air as mentioned above.

- Step 2: Board a ship to Great Nicobar. Regular passenger ships operated by the Directorate of Shipping Services connect Port Blair to Campbell Bay. The journey takes approximately 24-30 hours, depending on sea conditions.

Tourist Spots in Great Nicobar

1. Indira Point:

- Description: The southernmost point of India, known for its lighthouse and stunning views of the Indian Ocean.

- How to Reach: From Campbell Bay, hire a local vehicle or take a boat to reach Indira Point. It’s approximately a 45-minute drive.

2. Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve:

- Description: A UNESCO-recognized reserve, home to diverse flora and fauna, including the unique Nicobar Megapode and saltwater crocodiles.

- How to Reach: Accessible from Campbell Bay, local guides can arrange treks and tours into the reserve.

3. Campbell Bay National Park:

- Description: Part of the Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve, this park is known for its rich biodiversity and scenic trekking trails.

- How to Reach: Located near Campbell Bay, it is easily accessible by road.

4. Galathea National Park:

- Description: Known for its pristine beaches and rich marine life, including coral reefs and sea turtles.

- How to Reach: Accessible from Campbell Bay, local transport and guides are available for tours.

5. Laxman Beach:

- Description: A serene and less crowded beach perfect for relaxation and picnics.

- How to Reach: A short drive from Campbell Bay, it is easily accessible by local transport.

Travel Guide with Holiday in Waves

1. Booking:

- Contact Us: Reach out to Holiday in Waves via our website or customer service to book your Great Nicobar tour package.

- Customize Your Package: Choose from our pre-designed packages or customize your own based on your interests and duration of stay.

2. Travel Arrangements:

- Flights and Accommodation: We will book your flights to and from Port Blair, arrange helicopter or ship transport to Great Nicobar, and ensure comfortable accommodations in Campbell Bay.

- Local Transportation: We will arrange all local transportation, including transfers to tourist spots and guided tours.

3. Itinerary Planning:

- Day 1: Arrival in Port Blair, transfer to Great Nicobar via helicopter/ship, and check-in at Campbell Bay.

- Day 2: Visit Indira Point and Laxman Beach, enjoy local cuisine.

- Day 3: Explore Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve and Campbell Bay National Park.

- Day 4: Relax at Galathea National Park, indulge in water activities, and explore local markets.

- Day 5: Return to Port Blair and onward journey home.

4. Support:

- On-Ground Assistance: Our local representatives will be available 24/7 to assist you with any needs or emergencies.

- Guided Tours: Experienced guides will accompany you to ensure a safe and enriching experience.

Holiday in Waves ensures a seamless and unforgettable travel experience to the serene and untouched beauty of Great Nicobar, offering you the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation.