Latest Information on Travelling to Andaman Islands?
  • Runway Status for Port Blair Airport From October,22 to February, 23

    Updated: 19 Sep 2022
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  • Andaman Tourism Opens

    Updated: 14 Aug 2021

    Andaman Tourism Opens: The Andaman & Nicobar administration has announced that all tourist spots in the South Andaman district will be opened for tourism activities with immediate effect 8 Feb 2022.

  • RT PCR report on arrival

    Updated: 14 Aug 2021

    A negative RT PCR report has to be presented by all passengers on arrival.

  • What is the advisory to travel to North & Middle Andaman District?

    Updated: 14 Aug 2021

    The tourists are allowed to visit Baratang/North & Middle Andaman on production of double dose covid certificate/ All other passengers viz. unvaccinated and partially vaccinated passengers (those who have taken only 1S1 dose of COVID vaccine) shall have to produce RT-PCR negative test report

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  • All asymptomatic fully vaccinated persons coming to these islands from mainland are exempted from the requirement of carrying RT-PCR negative test report,irrespective of the type of vaccine received and country of origin. Such fullyvaccinated individuals shall produce the final vaccination certificate at the origin airport, sea port in the mainland and at Port Blair Airport / sea port.
  • Alt asymptomatic children below 5 years of age are exempted from carrying RT-PCR negative test report and further RT-PCR testing at Port Blair Airport.
  • All other passengers viz. unvaccinated and partially vaccinated passengers (those who have taken only 1S1 dose of COVID vaccine) shall have to produce RT-PCR negative test report to travel to Port Blair from the mainland, as is the practice now. Such an RT-PCR test should have been taken within 48 hours prior to commencement of journey from the origin airport connecting Port Blair. Such passengers will also have to undergo additional RT-PCR test on arrival at Port Blair. Such passengers shall remain in self-quarantine till the arrival of the test report.
  • If a passenger on arrival is tested positive then, the prescribed quarantine protocol is to be followed.
  • All Airlines shall ensure strict compliance of this order and observance of COVID Appropriate Behaviour. Any non-compliance shall invite action under Disaster Management Act and other applicable laws. 
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General Guidelines defined for traveling to Andaman Islands during COVID :

  1. The Tourism Activities are permitted only in South Andaman & North & Middle Andaman District except Nicobar District.
  2. Persons above 65 years of age, persons with home co-morbidities, pregnant women and children below the age of 10 years advised not to travel for tourism purposes.
  3. Tourists/Visitors who are at higher risk due to some medical history are advised to take extra precautions.
  4. Tourists/visitors shall minimize contact with other staff and visitors as far as possible and zero contact policy should be followed at all tourist destinations.
  5. All tourists/visitors shall be briefed by the hotel concerned about do’s & don’ts to be mandatorily followed during their stay and movements.
  6. While travelling tourists/visitors should wear a face mask and carry their own sanitizer and wet wipes for personal use.
  7. At all tourist destinations, staff must wear face masks and wash/sanitize hands regularly while performing their duties.
  8. Arogya Setu App shall be mandatory for all incoming tourists/visitors.
  9. Respiratory etiquettes to be strictly followed. This involves strict practice of covering one’s mouth and nose while coughing/sneezing with a tissue handkerchief/flexed elbow and disposing off used tissues properly after use.
  10. The tourists/visitors on arrival at Port Blair airport have to undergo mandatory Covid-19 screening with RTPCR test free of cost. Thereafter the tourists/ visitors are allowed to move to their respective hotels. However, they will have to be under quarantine at Port Blair in their hotel rooms until the result of RTPCR tests are received. In case of RTPCR positive test results, the tourists/visitors shall remain in institutional quarantine in hotels notified by the Hoteliers Association in consent with the A&%N Administration, on rate as specified or to the designated hospital/ Covid 19 care centre on case to case basis.
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What are the guidelines for testing for tourists coming to Andaman after August 03 2021?

On arrival at Port Blair :

1. The tourists need to carry COVID-19 negative test report from mainland based 1CMR approved lab using Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RTPCR). However, the sample for RTPCR test should have been taken within 48 hours prior to starting the journey from the origin station. (For e.g. if the tourist takes a flight from Delhi at 0600 hrs. on 1st September, 2021, the sample for RTPCR test should have been taken not before 0600 hrs. on 30th August, 2021).

2. The tourists/visitors on arrival at Port Blair airport have to undergo mandatory Covid-19 screening with RTPCR test free of cost. Thereafter the tourists/visitors are allowed to move to their respective hotels. However, they will have to be under quarantine at Port Blair in their hotel rooms until the result of RTPCR tests are received. In case of RTPCR positive test results, the tourists/visitors shall remain in
institutional quarantine in hotels notified by the Hoteliers Association in consent with the A&N Administration, on rates as specified or to the designated hospital/ Covid-19 care centre on case-to-case basis.

3. Tourists may also have to undergo random Rapid Antigen Test conducted from time to time on payment basis as prescribed by A8N Administration.

What if the tourists test positive after arriving at the Andaman Islands?

If the tourists tests positive during their stay in the Islands, he/she will need to undergo institutional isolation as per existing health protocols. The
cost of such isolation for govt. facility will be paid by the tourists as fixed by the administration from time to time.

If the patient wants to stay at hotels, he/she can stay in the hotels if all the conditions below are met:

a) Patients are not symptomatic and not more than 60 years old.
b) Request/ undertaking is made by patient in writing.
c)lf allowed by doctors.

Hotels will make necessary arrangements to designate a part of their rooms for institutional isolation for this purpose.

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  • Regular flights to Port Blair (the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands) are operational now.
  • There are direct flights from Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, and Delhi.
  • Public transports like cabs, taxis, and bus services are also functional.
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Travellers should carefully follow social distancing norms and wear masks as well. Also, before making any booking, they should refer to the latest travel news on the government website of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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Andaman Tour Packages From Chennai

Andaman Tour Packages From Chennai
Date : 12 Apr 2021
Categories: Andaman Islands

Are you living in Chennai, the City of flyovers, and want to travel to the Andaman Islands? If yes, then make sure that you choose the best Andaman tour package from Chennai. There are a number of packages available and you should make sure that you avail the one as per your preference and convenience.   

Best Andaman Holiday Packages From Chennai

Places to see in Andamans while travelling from Chennai

The capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair, is your entryway to this paradise. Explore ‘Mini India’ which is called so owing to its diversity. Catch a glimpse of the unique culture in the Andamans and the immense historical significance in India’s freedom struggle. Visit places like Cellular Jail, Ross Island, Corbyn’s Cove Beach, Jolly Buoy, etc. when vacationing here. Sail to Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep), which is considered the most beautiful gem of the Indian union territory. Visit Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep) to enjoy its pristine white-sand beaches, clear turquoise waters, and relaxed vibes. Avail the Andaman holiday packages from Andaman Island Travels, a trusted name across the islands.

Visit Port Blair and Havelock Island that are the hubs of water adventure activities in India. Go for enthralling jet-skiing, glass-bottom boating, and seaplane ride here. If you love doing adventurous activities, then Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex is the perfect place for enjoying different exciting water sports. Enjoy the thrill of scuba diving, snorkeling, paddle boats, rowboats, parasailing, speed boats, banana boats, and a lot more in Havelock Island. Known for offering the perfect blend of fun and adventure, choose our packages for a splendid and exciting holiday in the Andaman Islands. It is a great destination for adrenaline junkies.

The Andaman tour packages from Chennai offered by Andaman Island Travels are tailor-made for those who seek luxury while travelling. Stay at lavish beachfront properties in both the destinations and avail world-class facilities including a swimming pool, cruise parties, romantic candle-light dinners, and much more. The beaches of Havelock Island are amazingly gorgeous. They are sure to spellbind you. For an incredible beach experience in the Andamans, visit Radhanagar Beach, Elephant Beach, and Kalapathar Beach. On the day trip to Neil Island, go for beach hopping across Laxmanpur, Sitapur, and Bharatpur beaches, explore natural rock formations, indulge in water sports like snorkeling, scuba diving, and jet skiing, etc.

Embark on a wonderful journey to witness the pristine beauty and untouched sandy beaches of the Andaman Islands. Visit the most scenic spots for travel and nature lovers in Havelock Island, Neil Island, and Port Blair. Uncover and explore the jewels of the archipelago if you are a nature enthusiast or a beach bum. These three destinations are the most precious gems of the Andamans. You will be rewarded with some of the most unique sights here. If you are looking for surreal natural surprises, then the thriving biodiversity, unexploited coral reefs, silky white beaches, and beautiful birds and animal life of these attractions will leave you awestruck.

By availing our Andaman holiday packages from Chennai, you can explore the charming scenic sites of the Andaman Islands and have an unforgettable experience. Refresh your senses amidst the lush tropical setting at Corbyn’s Cove Beach. Enjoy the gorgeous sunset and spot some birds at Chidiyatapu near Port Blair. Bask in the serenity of nature beaches of Havelock Island that are dotted by tall palm trees and fine white sand. If you are willing to spend a relaxed time amid long secluded beaches, then this island is best suited for you. It has a little bustle and a few enthralling activities to try. Spend quality time at its fancy resorts and serene beaches as well as indulge in water sports in the crystal clear water.

Get ready to get immersed in the natural beauty and adventure at their best with our offered Andaman holiday packages. When in Port Blair, walk past the Japanese bunkers, go for exciting water sports, see the island’s high peaks, and know about its rich culture and diversity. After that, visit Diglipur, which is the largest town in the North Andaman Islands. Explore its rich flora and fauna, natural parks, and lively marine life. Climb the highest peak in the Gulf of Bengal, explore a network of underground caves, observe an active mud volcano, and witness turtle nesting and hatching embraced by crystal clear azure waters.

The beaches of Havelock Island and Neil Island are heaven! They are beautiful beyond any words or photographs. Visit the huge, endless blanket of different shades of blue in the Andaman Islands. Get amazed by the grandeur of bright green trees grown on white sand below the white clouds that look like cotton candy tucked in a clear blue sky. While taking a stroll by the beach, collect beautiful shells that are spread all over the place like jewels. Feel the beauty all around you by seeing it with your own eyes. Apart from getting surrounded by an aura of magnificence here, indulge in various exciting underwater fun activities.

The capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair, is the entryway to the rich expanse of beauty and serenity that the islands have to offer. Visit interesting museums, explore flora and fauna along with the rich marine life, and take a stroll at Marina Park to enjoy the tropical breeze. The town is also known for offering a fabulous view of underwater marine life. Spending a couple of days here is the cherry on the cake of your beach vacation. The fun doesn’t end here. Day trips to Baratang Island and Havelock Island can also be included in the travel itinerary.

When in the Andaman Islands, witness idyllic views and never-ending stretches of white sand on the marooned beaches with your life partner. If you are a nature-lover, then no other place in India can be better than this. If you both love adventure, then you will be happy to know that you can create a strong bond by doing various water activities here. Go for couple scuba diving, snorkeling, sea walking, kayaking, and a lot more here. In Havelock and Neil Islands, there are so many beautiful places that you both can visit during the most romantic trip of your life.

By availing the tour packages from Chennai offered by Andaman Island Travels, you will be literally in the lap of Mother Nature while spending time here. The remoteness of these destinations is what makes them an exclusive and enthralling place to explore. The island is known for its white sandy beaches, azure waters, and the best diving spots in Asia. It is like a wonderland for all age groups. Laze around on its stunning beaches, explore serene and dense mangroves, swim around colorful corals while scuba diving, and trek across the wild jungle trails. These four destinations offer more than what you can imagine!

Port Blair and Havelock Island will leave you spellbound the moment you set foot ashore! These are safe havens for nature enthusiasts from all across the world. A surreal beach destination, it creates a surreal ambiance and you are guaranteed to fall for it instantly. The shoreline is your gateway to a tropical paradise which is a striking contrast to the city-based beaches. Enjoy your stay in the beachfront properties. Luxurious resorts and hotels will offer you stunning views and excellent staying facilities. Also, a couple vacation here is just perfect if you are fond of coastal cuisines and seafood.

Andaman holiday packages from Chennai are the best for those who are seeking adventure. The hub of thrilling water activities, Havelock Island and Port Blair will give you the much-needed adrenaline rush. Go for scuba diving, snorkeling, sea walking, jet skiing, parasailing, speed boating, kayaking, and so many more such exciting activities. If you are having a strong urge to pack your bags and go somewhere, then fly off to the paradise of the Andaman Islands. If you crave sunny skies, white silky sand beaches, azure waters, and swaying trees, then these destinations are the best travel destination for you in India.

Reaching the Andaman Islands from Chennai

Travelling from the south Indian state to the Andaman Islands is very easy. There are direct flights from Chennai to Port Blair. It takes nearly two hours to reach the capital city of the Andamans.

Top things to do in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Scuba diving
Speed boating
Glass-bottom boating
Game fishing
Undersea walking
Seaplane riding
Top islands to visit in the Andaman Islands
Port Blair
Havelock Island
Neil Island
Baratang Island
Ross and Smith Island
Avis Island
Chidiya Tapu
Barren Island
Jolly Buoy Island
North Bay Island
Red Skin Island
Viper Island
Cinque Island
South Button Island
North Passage Island
Inglis Island
Little Andaman Island
Parrot Island
Guitar Island
Rutland Island

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