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.
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
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.
A town on the Middle Andaman Island, Andaman Archipelago, Rangat is also one of the three counties (tehsils) administrative divisions of the North and Middle Andaman district, in the Andaman Islands. It is 210 kilometers from Port Blair and 70 kilometers south of Mayabunder. The island is well-connected by road and sea routes. The population of people belongs to various linguistic groups. However, the residents of this island majorly speaking Bengali or Tamil. The people are chiefly engaged in fishing and cultivation as their primary occupation. The island is home to various pristine and secluded flawless beaches, several turtle nesting grounds, and evergreen waterfalls. A true example of “Reduce, Reuse & Recycle”, Rangat also houses a very unique presentation of the diverse mangrove ecosystem along with a nature walk. If you are a true nature lover and want the much-needed ‘me-time’ surrounded by nature out there, then there is a long list of things that you can do and see. The list is more than just lazing around in the beaches, soaking in their natural beauty, and appreciate the greenery. Staying at a nice and comfy hotel is very much important if you want to make your holiday memorable. If you are looking to book a budget resort in Rangat Island, then we are presenting here a list of the best accommodations.
The guests have given decent service feedbacks. The hotels are good if you don’t expect excessive luxury or star category facilities while you stay in them. There are no lavish and grand beach resorts in Rangat Island as such but the hotel properties here are known for having all the basic facilities. They have restaurants as well where you can relish multi-cuisine dishes. The hotels offer an array of amenities to its prestigious guests by providing an ideal mix of value, comfort, and convenience. Along with air-conditioning and free internet, these make your stay more enjoyable with mouth-watering healthy breakfast and free parking as well. Popular points of interest are also in close vicinity. The best hotels in Rangat Island are as follows: