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Andaman Islands Expedition

Example 11 Day Cruise aboard SY Meltemi
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Cruise to the Andaman Islands during the southeast monsoon, well-known for its pleasant conditions, on this 11-day voyage discovering paradise beaches and unique widlife. The Andamans are one of the world's most extraordinary regions, ecologically and culturally, and are home to the last remaining Paleolithic ancestors. Join dolphins and whales migrating across the open ocean while getting spoiled by a private chef.

Day-by-Day Summary

Days 1-2 : Thailand | Embark
Days 3-6 : Port Blair | Havelock Island | Ritchie's Archipelago | Wilson Island
Days 7-10 : Cinque Island Group
Day 11 : Port Blair | Disembark


  • Explore Port Blair's old town and colorful markets
  • Fish and snorkel in the pristine turquoise waters of Ritchie's archipelago
  • Venture to the stunning mangrove of Havelock Island by tender boat & canoe
  • Swim, snorkel and relax on picture-perfect beaches


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  • Small Ship

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Trip Snapshots

Sail along beautiful beaches in the Andaman Islands Visit Hindu religious sites in the Andaman Islands Enjoy kayaking explorations of the Andaman Islands' shoreline Observe old trees growing on brick houses in the Andaman Islands Elephant playing in the river

Day 1-2 Thailand | Embark

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 2 Dinners
Start your 11-day journey in Thailand and embark the SY Meltemi for a unique cruise experience in the Andaman Islands, located between Thailand and India. Spend the first 2 nights at sea sailing towards Port Blair.

Day 3-6 Port Blair | Havelock Island | Ritchie's Archipelago | Wilson Island

  • Ship
  • 4 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners
Arrive in Port Blair on day 3, and explore the old town with its colorful markets. From here, set sail for Havelock Island and slowly cruise along the east coast of Ritchie’s Archipelago. Spend the days fishing, snorkeling and exploring deserted beaches with pristine turquoise waters. After circumnavigating tiny North Button Island and an overnight stop at Wilson Island, sail along Havelock and visit the quaint port village. There are stunning mangrove forests on the island, which you can explore with the yacht’s tender boat and by canoe. Meet a retired working elephant on the beach. While the mahout tells you his fascinating story, the yacht’s crew prepares cocktails and dinner on the beach.

Day 7-10 Cinque Island Group

  • Ship
  • 4 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners
Set sail for a longer passage to the Cinque Island Group further down south. Spend 2 more days sailing, swimming, and snorkeling in beautiful waters, exploring the rainforests and relaxing on picture-perfect beaches, which you have all to yourself.

Day 11 Port Blair | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Arrive back in Port Blair for disembarkation. It's time to say farewell to your fellow passengers and crew after a trip through paradise.

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Please note: the Indian government charges foreign visitors fees for entering the Andaman Islands Archipelago. The fees are not included in the charter rate. At the time of writing the fees were about USD 150 per person.

 Rate Includes:
• 3 full meals per day, non-alcoholic-beverages, water
• Fuel, electric power
• Usage of dinghy boat, sea kayak, snorkeling equipment, fishing equipment
• Service of crew during cruise
• Towels
• Vessel insurance
• Airport shared transfers – Kawthaung, Ranong or Port Blair Airports only

Rate Excludes:
• Other services not mentioned in package
• Alcoholic beverages
• Visa, immigration, and other government fees
• Personal health insurance and other personal insurances
• Other personal expenses
• Tips for the crew


  • 10 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches, 10 Dinners
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