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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Cost of Water Sports in the Andaman Islands

Cost of Water Sports in the Andaman Islands
Date : 29 Apr 2021
Categories: Andaman Islands

The Andaman Islands, the most gorgeous union territory of India, are popular all over the world for being the hub of the most exciting water sports and activities. It has places like Port Blair (the capital town) and Havelock Island (now known as Swaraj Dweep) that offer excellent water activities to satisfy your craving for an adrenaline rush. The best part is that these are absolutely under your budget.

In this article, let us give you complete information about the water sports in the Andaman Islands and their costs.

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Cost of Water Sports in the Andaman Islands

Water Sports in Port Blair

Sea Kart


This vibrant and tropical paradise is a hub of aqua sports, and thus if you are a sea lover or love water sports, then you have a lot to do in the Andaman Islands. Sea Kart in Port Blair is comparatively a newer water sport in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands but it has gained immense popularity over a very short period of time. It was introduced in the year 2020 in the capital city of the Andaman Islands. India is the third country where sea karting was launched. Before it, it was introduced in only two destinations in the world—Mauritius and Dubai. The novel watercraft built like a go kart offers you the best of adventure and thrill in one single adventure. In this, you have to self-drive the sea kart under the guidance of a licensed instructor along the lovely coast of Port Blair on a long route.

While going for it, you will realise that the activity is completely worth your money. People coming under the age bracket of 18 and 60 years are allowed to drive the kart whereas those between six to seventeen years of age can sit on it.

Price: Starting from Rs.3,500 per person

Semi Submarine Ride


Do you want to go on a submarine ride in the magical depths of the Andamans? A highly thrilling adventure, you should indulge in this amazing experience while vacationing on the island. Witness the rich underwater marine life closely while sitting in the comforts of a semi-submarine. It will take you on an exciting ride above the multicolored corals and amid a plethora of unique fish.

Price: Starting from Rs.1,850 per person

Water Sports in Havelock Island



Parasailing is an incredible water sport that anyone can enjoy in the Andaman Islands. It offers a fantastic combo of water and airborne adventure. While harnessed in a parachute, you are tied behind a motorboat with a rope. As the boat speeds off into the sea, you start flying like a kite in the sky! You may get to dip into the water as well. The whole experience is extremely enthralling! This activity is something that you should not miss at any cost in the Andamans. And yes, wear clothes in which you can move comfortably.

Price: Rs.3,500 per person

Sea Walking


Sea Walking in Havelock Island is an exclusive water activity that is available in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands only in India. People of all age groups can participate in this mesmerising water sport. Whether you are with your family members, friends, partner, or alone, sea walking in Havelock Islands is sure to give you a lifetime of magical memories. Explore the miraculous underwater life of the Andamans when you are under the water surface and are walking smoothly on the seabed of a pristine beach. You can walk past the exotic aqua life and the breathtaking coral reefs with the help of a visor and a special helmet. A vacation in the serene Havelock Island will let you explore the ocean mysteries at their finest.

Price: Rs.3,500 per person



Havelock Island has some of the best spots for snorkeling in Andaman Island, India. You will notice the colorful reefs of the ocean shining through your underwater goggles. You can have a look at the marine life and the rarest corals while performing this activity on this island.

Price: Starting from Rs.1,000 per person to Rs.1,500 per person



Kayak your way through the fabulous mangrove forests. You can also choose to club kayaking with snorkeling or going for a night kayaking tour. Anyone can do this fun activity as you don’t need to be a swimming expert. But make sure that you do it with a certified instructor for an exciting and fun-filled experience.

Price: Starting from Rs.3,000 per person

Jet Skiing


Jet skiing definitely stands out among all the water sports in Havelock Island. However, it depends on weather conditions. It should not be done during a heavy downpour or a storm; otherwise it would be highly dangerous. Therefore, before heading out to enjoy this superb activity, don’t forget to check the weather conditions first. And for your own safety, don’t stand up while driving the jet ski.

Price: Starting from Rs.750 per person

Glass Bottom Boat Ride


In glass-bottom boating, you have to be in a tiny boat with the bottom made up of glass. As it sails through the sea, you can have a glimpse of the water. This is very popular in Havelock Island. You have to wear a life jacket while you are enjoying the ride. One of the finest sea sports, it is a magical experience for sure. When in Havelock Island, do not miss this activity.

Price: Starting from Rs.600 per person

Banana Boat Ride


Banana boat rides are known to have the perfect blend of fun and adventure. This splendid and exciting activity is a must-try in the Andaman Islands. These boats are shaped like a banana and are tied behind a speed boat to gain speed. A total of six people can ride on these boats, and that includes an instructor as well. It is absolutely safe as everyone is given a life jacket. Don’t hold yourself back and go for this activity when in the Andamans. It is counted among the best sports here.

Price: Starting from Rs.1,000 per person

Scuba Diving


Andaman Island has a number of scuba diving centres from where you can get your PADI certification (basic and advanced levels). But to go for your first fun dive, you don’t need any kind of certification. If you don’t know swimming, even then it is absolutely fine. The miraculous natural marine life under the enchanting waters of the island is waiting for you. Scuba diving is the best water activity in the world, and doing it for the first time in Havelock Island would be an experience of a lifetime for you. Whether you are a swimmer or a non-swimmer, this activity is an excellent option for you. To enjoy it to the fullest, always listen to your instructor and follow his instructions.

Price: Starting from Rs.3,500 per person

Game Fishing


You can go for an enthralling fishing adventure in the great Andaman Sea. The whole activity will take two-four hours. Right from the very beginning, learn how to fish while cruising along the sea.

Price: Starting from Rs.13,000 per person

Don’t wait anymore! Contact Andaman Island Travels to get the best deals on water sports in the island. Exploring the underwater world and other water activities here is definitely going to be an unforgettable experience.

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