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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Pre-wedding Photoshoot in Andaman Islands

Pre-wedding Photoshoot in Andaman Islands
Date : 04 Apr 2023
Categories: Andaman Islands

Do you want your pre-wedding shoot to be grand, dreamy, and beautiful? In that case, which place is better than the Andaman Islands? Shooting memories with your soulmate when you two are going to step into a new journey of your life together is a must. And it is not just important to shoot these but also to make sure it is a memorable once in a lifetime experience. 

After all, nothing can defeat the natural beauty of the Andaman Islands - the blue water backdrop with clear skies and white sandy beaches are mesmerizing. Besides, visiting the islands for the purpose of a shoot can be an excuse for spending quality time before finally tying the knot. 

So if you are considering a pre-wedding photoshoot in the Andaman Islands, this article is going to be highly insightful for you. Not only are we going to provide you with reasons for choosing this destination over other places but we are also going to share spots on the islands where you can get the best pictures ever. Keep reading to find out more about these.

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Why the Andaman Islands for Pre-Wedding Photoshoot?

In case you are still unsure about capturing your pre-wedding photographs at the Andaman Islands and have other places on your mind, think no more. We assure you that the Andamans are the best for such photography since they are the perfect mixture of breathtaking sceneries, picturesque beauty, and crystal-clear water. 

As a matter of fact, you will not be able to resist the dreamy backdrop portraying the splendor of aqua waters and silky white sands. Not to mention, the union territory is a popular honeymoon destination and is highly couple-friendly which means you will not feel awkward at all while posing for your romantic and intimate photographs. And the fact that the newlyweds come here a lot implies that the place is ideal for lovers.

Perfect Locations for Your Pre-Wedding Shoot

The Andaman Islands are so beautiful that you may be overwhelmed while choosing the perfect spots for your pre-wedding shoot. Thus, we have shared some of the best locations below to make it easier for you. 

  1. Laxmanpur Beach, Neil Island

Extending over a lengthy area of the Laxmanpur Village on Neil Island, Laxmanpur Beach is the ideal spot for couples looking forward to a splendid pre-wedding shoot. The romantic sunrise, marvelous sunset, aqua ocean, white sand, and evergreen beauty of the beach will result in vivid pictures. The plenty of seashells and corals found here can be utilized as props as well. Besides, the breathtaking views will make your photo shoot experience full of pleasure. 

  1. Elephant Beach, Havelock Island

The beauty of Elephant Beach cannot be described in words. Even comparing it to the endless blanket of various beautiful shades of the color blue is an understatement. The tall green trees on white sand beaches under white cotton clouds provide the perfect background to photographs. Moreover, the alluring shells spread over the sand add a glimmering touch to the place.

  1. Radhanagar Beach, Havelock Island

If you have not already heard the name Radhanagar Beach, let us tell you - it is considered to be among the continent’s most charming beaches and is even counted among the world’s top ten most beautiful beaches. The verdant and lush trees that surround the beach add contrast to the pictures taken here. 

In case you choose Radhanagar Beach for your pre-wedding shoot, you will not only get highly appealing photographs but will also get to witness the beauty of nature. Also, we recommend that you visit the place in the late afternoon so that you get to watch the beautiful sunset with your soulmate right after the shoot is over. Furthermore, you can also get some golden hour shots. 

  1. Chidiya Tapu 

Situated about 30 kilometers from the capital of the Andamans, Port Blair, Chidiya Tapu is the ultimate spot for nature lovers. So if you and your partner are nature enthusiasts, you should definitely add Chidiya Tapu to the itinerary for your pre-wedding photoshoot. The wide diversity of birds will amaze you. Imagine getting captured with birds in the backdrop with a breathtaking view of the sunset. 

  1. Corbyn Cove Beach, Port Blair

Other than the beauty of Corbyn Cove Beach, the best part about planning your photoshoot here is that you will not have to travel much since you will be arriving by flight at Port Blair itself. In fact, it is considered to be the most accessible beach on the islands. The palm grove trees further enhance the lure of the beach, additionally beautifying your photographs. 

Once you are done with the photo shoot, you can perform activities like swimming and jet skiing with your partner and create memories of a lifetime. After all, what is a trip to the Andamans without enjoying some water sports?

Everything About A Pre-Wedding Shoot in the Andamans

Now that you know everything about the places where your pre-wedding shoot can be performed, let us share with you the details of doing this in Andamans. You might be wondering about the prices, the amount of time it will take, and the number of photos you will get. 

To begin with, a pre-wedding photoshoot costs INR 90,000 and includes a shoot of three days. As a result, you will get 40 edited photographs along with a three to four-minute cinematic video for Instagram/YouTube. Additionally, you will be provided with raw data as well. 

When Are You Going For Your Pre-Wedding Shoot?

A pre-wedding photoshoot in the Andaman Islands sounds so dreamy and wonderful. Imagine actually being there and experiencing the beauty of the islands while spending time with your soulmate. Besides being busy with the shoot, you will be watching sunrises and sunsets together, performing water sports, and so much more. So when are you going to book your pre-wedding photoshoot?

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