DAY 1 : Andaman educational tour begins. Group has reached Chennai
The Andaman study group has reached Madras Crocodile Bank Trust (MCBT ), Chennai. Events for the day : Cleaned the crocodile enclosure, saw a presentation on snakes, lunch break, saw how they remove venom from the snakes, took a tour of the place and saw a presentation on crocodiles.
DAY 2 : Proceeded for ANET, Andaman and reached there by 3.30 PM. Settled down and had lunch. Students had group activity and introduction to the place and the program for the week.
DAY 3 : Group one had breakfast at 5.30 AM and left for scuba diving. Group two will have breakfast and will go for the forest walk
Both the groups enjoyed their activities. They regrouped at 3.30 PM and had a treasure hunt. After coffee break they had group activities. After dinner, kids would be hitting the bed early ass one group has to leave early morning for the dive.
DAY 4 was an exciting day for both the groups. They did hike at the beach and group B did scuba diving. An amazing Underwater life experience for all the divers. The beach was beautiful. The view on the top after the hike was breathtaking.
It was interesting to see the children get excited about simple things in life like the beach, shells, crabs, sitting in silence appreciating the view.
Students had session on the reefs and activities based on them
DAY 5 : October 24th 2017 Another early day for the group. Students leave for Mangrove tour
Students had a story writing session later in the evening and they all came up with amazing stories
The entire group went for a night mangrove walk
DAY 6: October 25th : One group went for birding this morning. The other group will go tomorrow morning. The whole group then had a talk on the history of the Andamans. They did an activity together. Students also visited the community members. Later they went for the intertidal walk to the beach.
DAY 7 : October 26th : Group 2 went for birding early this morning. Then the entire team went to the 'Kalapani museum'. A visit to the cellular jail at the Andaman islands was a unique experience for the students which was followed by an amazing light and sound show at the Ross Island. After that the group returned to the campus.
DAY 8 : October 27th : The students had a relaxed morning today. Had their breakfast at 8 AM and then proceeded to the Interpretation center. Later the team had some fun time at the beach. Students realize that they are slowly coming to the end of the fun filled educational trip. After lunch, the group will proceed to the airport.
The team has landed in Chennai and will be boarding the next flight to Pune in the next few hours.
The team of teachers and students return to Pune after an enriching trip.