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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Jal Tikry at Diglipur Island

Jal Tikry at Diglipur Island
Date : 14 Oct 2021

Shyamnagar village in Diglipur beholds something very rare. Trekking through its dense forests will make you witness a unique scientific phenomenon called the mud volcanoes, which are locally known as Jal Tikry. These are active for years and some of them have been dormant for quite some time. Considered as one of the rarest occurrences across the whole world, you should include this place in your travel bucket list for sure.

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According to the locals, the mud volcanoes in North Andaman are better than those found in Baratang Island. These volcanoes are located a place that is locally known as Jal Tikry. It is near ‘Hathi Level’ nearly 25 kilometers from Diglipur market (towards Laxmipur). As of now, the local administration has not made this place easily accessible to the tourists. But if you are able to reach this place, then you can witness something rare. 

An expert of the Andaman Islands holiday packages, Andaman Island Travels make sure that its respected customers are provided with the best private tours that are exactly in accordance with their points of interest. Its dedicated team of holiday specialists is an expert of Andaman tourism having vast experience in the travel domain. It is dedicated to offer you more than what you could ask for by ensuring that you enjoy the vacation of your dreams to the fullest on the island.


Nearby hotels

Turtle Resort: One of the pioneer resorts in the town of Diglipur, Turtle Resort offers its guests the most luxurious feeling while travelling and relaxing while on a leisure trip in the islands. It is located at a convenient location, that is, easily accessible from everywhere. Tourists have easy access to popular sightseeing points in the town as well. The facilities offered here are sure to make your stay comfortable, pleasant, and memorable. For tourists visiting Diglipur, this resort is an excellent and pocket-friendly choice. The staff speaks Hindi and English and is always at your service. Turtle Resort is best-suited for honeymooners and vacationers. The in-house restaurant serves excellent food whether it is the first meal of your day or a quick bite. Enjoy your stay in Diglipur!

Pristine Beach Resort: Pristine Beach Resort is nestled in the small and fascinating town of Diglipur that offers alluring views of natural parks and lively marine life. If you are that kind of holidaymaker who wishes to spend some quality time in nature’s lap with views of emerald sea and splendid sun, then this resort is a perfect spot for you to stay. The nearest airport from here is Veer Savarkar International Airport (Port Blair) and the nearest bus stand is Diglipur Bus Station, which is located at a distance of nearly two kilometers from the resort. To make their stay more fun-filled and adventurous, guests can explore popular tourist destinations like Craggy Island, Ross Island, Smith Island, Kalipur Beach, Saddle Peak, etc. An oasis of peace and tranquility, Pristine Beach Resort is a place where you can enjoy an on-site restaurant, bar, and cafe during your stay. 

Saddle Peak View Resort: It is a small, homely, clean, and comfortable resort in Kalipur that is located seventeen kilometers from Diglipur bazaar and eight kilometers from Aerial Bay. The property is less than a five-minute walk from the famous Kalipur Beach. This is the beach where you can observe turtle nesting. Aerial Bay Jetty, from where regular boat trips to Ross & Smith Island originate from is only two kilometers from the resort. Saddle Peak National Park, the major tourist spot in Diglipur, is only 2.5 kilometers far from the property. You can view the peak clearly from the resort. 

Titlee Guest House: If you are looking for a value for money accommodation in Diglipur, then choose Titlee Guest House. The charming property has everything to make your stay comfy and hassle-free. Exclusively designed with travellers’ requirements in mind, the guesthouse is equipped with all the modern-day amenities. Getting around through public transport is quite convenient from here. The property ensures round the clock assistance to make your experience a delightful one. This is a great choice to make if you are a backpacker who is looking for a comfortable stay in the Andaman Islands. 

APWD Guest House: APWD Guest House is known for offering a comfortable stay to its esteemed guests when they are in Diglipur. If you are looking for an economical accommodation, then this is the best choice. A professionally managed guesthouse, it is located in the heart of the town. The property has fine interiors that create a convenient accommodate for travellers. It provides services such as travel information & assistance, local guide, air/railway/bus reservations, and pick up/drop from airport/railway station/bus stand. The guesthouse also provides sightseeing tour on request. Located in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, APWD Guest House is set in Diglipur and is an excellent property for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around. The car rental service is also available at the accommodation. The staff speaks multiple languages and is always ready to help. A decent budget stay, the guesthouse is neat and clean.


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