From 3rd August 2021 Tourism activities re-open in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. In view of the steady decline in cases of COVID-19 in Andaman Nicobar Islands an order has been issued by the Director of Tourism Department today regarding reopening of all Tourism activities in South Andaman and North Middle Andaman District from today.
The tourists are allowed to visit Baratang/North & Middle Andaman subject to compulsory RAT testing for Andaman Trunk Road commuters which will be carried out at Forest check post on the spot / same day on payment of applicable charges
A negative RT PCR report has to be presented by all passengers on arrival.
General Guidelines defined for traveling to Andaman Islands during COVID :
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.
The Andaman Islands has some of the best beaches in Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep), and we will highly recommend you to book a beachfront property when on this island. It has a lot of options to choose from. Beach resorts in Havelock Island offer ocean views and they are quite affordable as well. Whether you are travelling with your partner, family, friends, or solo, you can find good comfortable rooms where you are sure to enjoy your stay. The best properties Havelock Island are equipped with excellent services and amenities such as swimming pool, multi-cuisine restaurants, bar, etc. If you are looking to book budget resorts in Havelock Island, then we present here a comprehensive list that comprises the best properties across the island. These hotels are in proximity will all the major tourist attractions in Havelock Island that includes the most beautiful beaches of the Andamans—Radhanagar Beach, Elephant Beach, Kalapathar Beach, etc.
The hotels and resorts in Havelock Island are known for their majestic architecture, warm hospitality, and best-in-class amenities. The best thing is that they are situated quite far from the noise of the city. It is suitable for both kinds of guests—leisure and business. They can also organise outdoor activities and water sports like scuba diving, snorkeling, sea walking, etc. on request.
Havelock Island Beach Resort is counted among the best hotels in Havelock Island. We highly recommend you this beachfront property. It is sure to give complete worth to your money. Here, you will get the best sea-views and you can also walk on the shoreline. It has rooms and cottages for all budgets. If you are an adrenaline junkie and are willing to try various water sports, then the resort will also book slots of scuba diving, sea-walking, snorkeling, etc. for you. Its huge swimming pool is a perfect place to wind up your day after all the sightseeing and sun-basking. Just sit by the poolside and enjoy your favorite drink or choose to dive into the pool to have a relaxed swimming experience. Check out the best hotels & beach resort in Havelock Island below: