Trek to Elephant Beach, Andamans

Trek to one of the most celebrated beaches in the entire Andaman archipelago, the Elephant Beach. Beginning early in the morning, you'll venture out into the tropical, mangrove forests of the Havelock Island. The trail to reach the Elephant Beach makes it way across tree plantations and marshy lands. At the beach, you can simply sit back and relax to pristine views of the ocean. At an additional cost, you can also go snorkelling for a 30-min session in the Andaman Sea.

NOTE: A minimum of 3 travellers are required to book this trek to Elephant Beach.


Elephant Beach is a white sand beach on the coast of Havelock Island. The beach is only accessible to travellers either by a boat ride from Havelock jetty or through a 1-hr trek past dense jungles and grasslands. The beach offers a range of water sports in the Andaman Sea like snorkelling and speed boat or banana boat rides. With exquisite views of the Andaman Sea, the Elephant Beach is the perfect example of the Andaman's sun, sea and sand.

Destination highlights

Trek to Elephant Beach, a beautiful beach on Havelock Island. | Hike over a trail through dense plantations and marshy lands. | Spend some time on the breathtaking white sand Elephant Beach.




4 kms

2 hrs

4 kms

There is no pick-up for this trek to Elephant Beach.

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There is no drop-off for this trek to Elephant Beach.


Elephant Beach trek start point

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Arrive at the start point of the trek by 08:00 hrs. Here, you'll meet your trek leader and begin trekking to Elephant Beach. After a 1-hr walk through the jungles, you'll encounter a patch of marsh land and mangrove forests. After navigating through this section, you'll reach the Elephant Beach, where you can rest, relax and enjoy views of a beautiful beach. At an additional cost, you can also go snorkelling here.

An hour or two later, you'll head back and retrace your steps through the forest. You'll reach at the start point of the trek by 13:00 hrs. Your trip ends here.



Day 1 Milestone

Elephant Beach trek start point

Elephant Beach trek end point

08:00 AM

Includes / Excludes


  • Services of experienced trek leader
  • All applicable taxes


  • Travel arrangements between home city-trek start point
  • Snorkelling at Elephant Beach (can be booked on the spot)
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
  • Personal expenses such as meals or beverages, apparel and gear etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

What to Wear

What to Wear

  • Track pants and t-shirts/shirts
  • Raincoat or poncho
  • Trekking shoes
  • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
  • Heavy denims or skirt
  • Slippers or sandals

What not to Wear

  • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
  • Restrictive clothing
  • Flip-flops

Equipment / Gear

We Provide

  • Any equipment required for trekking

You need to get

  • Rucksack
  • ID proof
  • Towel or napkins
  • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Energy drinks (Glucon D, Gatorade etc.)

Medical Kit

  • Specific personal or prescribed medication
  • Personal first-aid kit

Cancellation policy

All cancellations made 15 days or more before the scheduled trek to Elephant Beach: 50% refund.

All cancellations made less than 15 days before the scheduled trek to Elephant Beach: no refund.

In case of no show: no refund.

All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

Rules on trip

Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during this trek to Elephant Beach.

Travellers are required to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

Travellers are required to follow instructions of the trek leader during this trek to Elephant Beach.

Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

Please confirm the start point of the trek to Elephant Beach at least a day prior to the scheduled date of the trek.

The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life during this trek to Elephant Beach.

The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of this trek to Elephant Beach due to any unforeseen circumstances like bad weather. Any extra costs incurred due to such changes are borne by the traveller.

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