Latest Information on Travelling to Andaman Islands?

  • A four week long curfew on the islands

    Updated: 26 May 2021

    There is an ongoing four-week long curfew on the island owing to rising COVID-19 cases.

  • Tourist attractions closed till further notice

    Updated: 29 May 2021

     Tourist attractions attracting large gatherings closed till further notice.

  • RT PCR report on arrival

    Updated: 29 May 2021

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

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  • All passengers will be required to go through thermal screening.
  • All incoming passengers have to carry the RT-PCR negative test report issued from an ICMR approved lab. The test should have been taken within 48 hours. RT-PCR timeline begins from the swab collection time. Any passenger without it will be sent back to the origin. Also, handwritten reports are not acceptable.
  • Along with having the negative RT-PCR report, all incoming passengers will undergo Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) upon arrival at designated testing centers that are located within two kilometers of Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port Blair.
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  • Activities attracting huge crowds such as the Light and Sound Show at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island and National Memorial Cellular Jail, water sports, beaches, and other such activities have been suspended across all three districts for another four weeks starting from May 20, 2021.
  • A new standard operating procedure for adventure water sports has been issued.
  • Travelling to North and Middle Andaman Islands, Nicobar group of islands, and Little Andaman Island is not allowed for tourism purposes as of now.
  • The ongoing night curfew has been extended by one hour from 9 pm to 5 am.
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  • Even if the test of the result conducted on arrival is negative, all passengers still have to home quarantine for a week.
  • Any passenger with a positive test result will be sent for institutional quarantine for further treatment.
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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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Cost of visiting the Andaman Islands from Mumbai

Date : 06 May 2021
Categories: Andman island

If you are from Mumbai, then you already must have been to the most famous beaches of the city—Juhu Beach, Chowpatty Beach, Aksa Beach, etc. Don’t you just love walking on the sand, feeling the cool breeze on your face, and listening to the crashing yet the peaceful sound of the waves? If yes, then you deserve to visit the most gorgeous beaches in the country. Yes, you got it right. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the Indian union territory that is home to world-famous beaches. The best thing is that travelling there is not at all a costly affair. The cost of visiting the Andaman Islands from Mumbai is surely under your budget. 

Reaching the Andaman Islands from Mumbai

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If you are travelling to the Andamans Islands from Mumbai, then you should know in advance there will be a layover on both sides (to and from). There are no direct flights from Mumbai to Port Blair, the capital city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. There is only one airport in the Andamans—Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port Blair. It takes nearly 4 hours 30 minutes to reach there from Mumbai. The round trip costs approximately Rs.10,000. 

Cost of Water Sports in the Andaman Islands

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The Andaman Islands, the untouched Indian union territory, is a storehouse of adventure sports for adrenaline junkies from all over the world. Especially famous for its water sports, the island is popular for offering such activities that can be enjoyed by swimmers as well as non-swimmers. Its islands are famous among adventure seekers owing to the diversity of water sports one can experience here. Having a multitude of activities available for one and all, no one can get bored on this little piece of paradise. 

If you are visiting the Andamans from Mumbai, then don’t forget to try your hand at various enthralling water sports offered here. The charges are also affordable. Go through the detailed rate list below:

S.No.

Water Sport

Price 

1

Parasailing

Starting from Rs.3,500 per person

2

Sea Walking

Starting from Rs.3,500 per person 

3

Snorkeling

Starting from Rs.1,000 per person 

4

Kayaking

Starting from Rs.3,500 per person 

5

Jet Skiing

Starting from Rs.750 per person 

6

Glass Bottom Boat Ride

Starting from Rs.600 per person 

7

Banana Boat Ride

Starting from Rs.1,000 per person 

8

Scuba Diving

Starting from Rs.3,500 per person 

9

Game Fishing 

Starting from Rs.13,000 per person 

10

Sea Kart

Starting from Rs.3,500 per person

11

Semi Submarine Ride

Starting from Rs.1,850 per person

Where to stay in the Andaman Islands?

There are tons of hotels in the Andaman Islands. Staying at a prime location in all the islands would be a good decision. This island has the best beaches in India, and we will highly recommend you to book a beachfront property wherever possible. It has a lot of options to choose from. The resorts here offer ocean views and they are quite affordable as well. Whether you are travelling with your partner, family or solo, you can find good comfortable accommodation where you are sure to enjoy your stay. The scenic beaches of the Andamans boast of white sands and uninterrupted views of the clear blue skies. 

Below-mentioned is the list of the best properties across the top tourist hotspots in the Andaman Islands: 

Top Hotels & Resorts in Port Blair

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1-Star

  • Hotel Kavitha Regent
  • Hotel Shreesh
  • Hotel Rhishabh

2-Star

  • Sun Sea Resort
  • Hotel TSG Emerald View
  • Hotel NK International
  • Hotel Holiday Inn
  • Hotel Blue Sea
  • J Hotel 
  • Hotel Blue Mmarlin

3-Star

  • Hotel Aparupa
  • Hotel Sentinel
  • Peerless Sarovar Portico
  • The North Reef
  • Hotel Silver Spring
  • Hotel TSG Grand
  • Hotel SR Castle
  • Hotel Luxor Grand

4-Star

  • Sea Shell Resorts
  • ITC Fortune Resort Bay Island
  • Keys Select Hotel Aqua Green
  • Sea Princess Beach Resort

Top Hotels & Resorts in Havelock Island

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1-star

  • The Kingdom Resort
  • El Dorado
  • Radhakrishna Resort

2-Star

  • Green Valley Resort
  • Gold Star Beach Resort
  • Orient Legend Resort
  • Emerald Gecko
  • Royal Palace
  • Wild Orchid Beach Resort

3-Star

  • Symphony Palm Beach Resort
  • Holiday Inn Beach Resort
  • Coral Reef Resort
  • Havelock Holiday Beach Resort
  • Aparupa Sands Marina
  • Cross Bill Beach Resort

4-Star

  • Havelock Island Beach Resort
  • Taj Exotica
  • Silver Sand Beach Resort
  • Munjoh Ocean Resort
  • Sea Shell Resort

Top Hotels & Resorts in Neil Island

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1-Star

  • Elephant & four wise men resort
  • Break Water Resort
  • KP Lodge
  • Jayanthi Lodge

2-Star

  • Vacation Village
  • Sunset Garden Resort
  • Moon shine garden resort
  • Hotel Sarthak Residency
  • Nirala Resort

3-Star

  • Pearl Park Beach Resort
  • Tango Beach Resort
  • TSG Aura 
  • Hotel Amullya
  • Kingfisher Hotel
  • Coco N Hut Resort
  • Holiday Inn Neil Island

4-Star

  • Sea Shell Resort
  • Summer Sand Beach Resort
  • Silver Sand Beach Resort

Top Hotels & Resorts in Baratang Island

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  • Dew Dale Resort
  • Coral Creek Resort
  • Hotel Avis

Top Hotels & Resorts in Rangat

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  • Hotel Ross & Smith
  • Hotel UK Nest
  • Hotel Avis
  • Hotel Priya International
  • Hotel Laxmi Villa

Top Hotels & Resorts in Mayabunder

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  • Hotel Sea N Sand
  • Blue Bird Resort
  • Hotel Aashna
  • RG Hotel
  • Hotel Landfall

Top Hotels & Resorts in Diglipur

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  • Turtle Resort
  • Pristine Beach Resort
  • Saddle Peak View Resort
  • Titlee Guest House
  • APWD Guest House

If you are in the planning stage of your vacation in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, then contact Andaman Island Travels. The trusted tour agency is located in Port Blair and is committed to helping you in planning the holiday of your dreams as per your budget and requirements. Whether it is your accommodation, any adventure activity that you want to do, or hire a car, it will take care of all your needs in the best way possible.