Jump, splash! Take a deep breath, and then the vision gets clear amidst the disappearing bubbles. Through the transparent mask, the deep blue water opens up to an alien world. The existence of such unimaginable marine life with the blast of varied colors & diversity makes you humble & reminds you that we share this world with so many different species, which we have yet to see.
With the advent
of Scuba Diving, you can touch the depths of the ocean and experience
this abundance of marine life. Scuba is also the best way to overcome your
fears with water. All you need to know is to swim/ float on water, you don’t
even require any prior diving experience.
Andaman is home to a plethora of marine life and March is considered to be the best time for Diving in these crystal-clear waters. While the days would be spent learning to scuba, evenings will be spent sharing interesting travel tales with easy going like-minded people!
Sunday 12th March 2017 - Day 1: Transfers & Meet-up
Morning transfer from Port Blair to your hotel at Havelock island. Get to know other participants in the group. You will meet your expert supervisor who will take you through the theory of diving, covered in a mix of video and self-study. (Depending on the time available we may do a short snorkeling exercise late afternoon or evening to get students used to the waters and breathing through the mouth)
Monday 13th March 2017 - Day 2: Shallow Water Training
Your expert supervisor will take you through the basics of diving in shallow waters. You will learn the essential skills of diving such as breathing underwater, removing and replacing your equipment, emergency ascent procedures etc.
Tuesday 14th March 2017 - Day 3: Two Open Water Dives
Brace yourself for your first guided solo dive!
Wednesday 15th March 2017 - Day 4: Two Open Water Dives
Being the last day, you get to dive on your own! Enjoy the new-found freedom and experience a different world. At the end of this course, you’ll be given a diving certificate enabling you to dive independently upto a depth of 18 Mts anywhere in the world!
Thursday 16th March 2017 - Day 5: Rest Day | Kayak Through Glow-in-the-dark Waters
Enjoy your rest day with some sight-seeing and optional paid night kayaking through glow in the dark waters! Or you can catch the sunset at Radhanagar beach, which is rated as one of Asia’s best beaches!
Friday 17th March 2017 - Day 6: Transfer back to Port Blair
Optional sight-seeing at Port Blair or take a return flight to home with amazing experiences and of course, an open water diving certificate!
Dates & Prices
|Start-End Dates||Price||Trip Status||Number of travellers|
|12th Mar 2017 - 17th Mar 2017||37500||Available|
Terms and Conditions
By signing up for the trip, the user confirms to the terms and conditions (TACS) stated below. These TACS comes in to effect as soon as there is a confirmation via mail/call from our side, once you make the payment.
· About other members
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All cancellations must be received in writing. As soon as you know that you need to cancel, please email us on Carvantrips@gmail.com. Cancellation charges are calculated from the date we receive your instructions by email. Once you email us, please call us to inform about the email sent.
· Loss of property and injuries
The users’ participation is voluntary and the user shall under no circumstance hold Carvan Trips responsible for any injury, illness, accident or death as the result of any incident or accident that may occur during the period of service. Participants are also responsible to take care of their own belongings. Carvan Trips holds no responsibility for the damage or loss of any such property.
· Behavior during the trip
The conduct and behavior of the user should not cause distress or harm to anyone including other user members, Carvan Trips’ staff, service providers etc. If participants are found violating the rules, Carvan trips reserve all the rights to remove the participant from the group. In such situation, no refund shall be provided. During the trip, the trip leader’s decision will be final decision, whatsoever.
· Change in Itinerary from User’s Side
If for any given reason the participant wishes to end the trip before its scheduled completion, or is unable to participate due to being unfit, Carvan Trips will not be responsible to provide any refund and the financial liability for making any alternate arrangements would be of the user.
· Change in Itinerary from service provider’s side
Carvan trips hold the rights to change the itinerary or even cancel the activity in case of any unexpected change in weather or other unpredicted situations occur that are beyond our control. (including but not limited to riots, natural disasters, fire, technical problems, third party administrations, bad weather and acts of government or acts in compliance with any applicable law, regulation.) Carvan trips will not be liable for any costs such as travel or accommodation incurred by the participant in such circumstances. Carvan trips reserves the right to change the date, location, amenities as long as they are of a similar standard than originally booked. In case of the downgrade in the facilities or standard, the difference will be refunded.
It is mandatory to disclose any personal medical conditions so that prior arrangements can be made. Carvan trips do not hold any responsibility for the outcome of any undisclosed medical condition during the trip.
· Disabled Guests
If you have any specific requirement due to disability, you must notify us at the time of booking. We will do our best to meet the requirements, but please note that this cannot be guaranteed.
Participants are expected to treat their accommodation with care and respect. It will be inspected before leaving. The participant will be held responsible for any damage caused during his/her stay. On departure, please leave the place clean and tidy. We reserve the right to charge you during or after your stay for any loss or damage to the property.
Participants should make sure that they are not disturbing their neighbors due to music or loud noise.
· Harmful products
Any harmful product that can cause injuries will be confiscated upon discovery. Anyone found with any suspected illegal or controlled substance (Alcohol, drugs for eg.) will be immediately removed from the Event.
· Information provided and media use
All activities are described as accurately as possible, however, the exact arrangements may differ slightly on any given day. Photographs are used for representation purpose and should be taken as a guide only.
Cost: 39,900 per person
- SSI certified Open Water course including equipment rental, under expert guidance
- Transport (Port Blair Port to hotel and back)
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis at Havelock for 5 nights
- Meals & Drinks
- Extra dives
- Optional activity (Kayaking etc)
- Transport (Airport to Port Blair port and back)
- Accommodation at Port Blair
Type of Course: OPEN WATER COURSE at Havelock island, Andaman (India)
There are three parts to the Open Water Diving (OWD) course
1. Theory – to get a thorough understanding about SCUBA
2. Confined training – to learn the practical basics of SCUBA for safety and comfort
3. Open water diving – where you will learn, master and be tested for your diving skills
Full entry-level diver certification up to 18m
Number of open water dives: 4 (minimum)
Diving Partner: Dive India/ Scuba Lov / Andaman Bubbles or similar
Optional Add on packages:
- Obtain PADI diving certificate @ Additional cost of Rs 1,500 at the same location
- Two-day advanced course on Days 6 & 7 with 5 specialty dives (Add on to open water – Certification up to 30 Mts). Contact us for more info.
To know more about SCUBA: http://scuba.about.com/od/scuba101/tp/Start-Diving.htm