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 search for elegant hotels in Port Blair ends here. Located on one of the worlds last outposts of virgin, natural rain-forest islands, Fortune Resort Bay Island overlooks the pristine blue waters of the Bay of Bengal. With rooms overlooking the sea and a lighthouse, this hotel is ranked among the top 5 best hotels in Port Blair.
Fortune Resort Bay Island is a beautiful, sea-front family resort in Port Blair, at a distance of 15 minutes from the airport and 10 minutes from the town and main shopping arcade.
The hotel is built almost of the native Padouk wood, the beautiful red timber that is found only on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Designed by the late Charles Correa, the architectural style of the hotel reflects the native life of the Islands. It is the perfect getaway for guests looking for a pace that is genuine, relaxed and unhurried.
The hotel competent kitchen staff demonstrates the ability to whip out delicious and healthy meals, with a variety of local fare, at its multi-cuisine restaurants. At the banquet hall, visitors can arrange private parties as well as offshore corporate events for up to 100 guests. One can also relax by the pool with a tender coconut in hand, sit on the terrace to admire the sunset or enjoy a live karaoke performance at the bar.
Fortune Resort Bay Island offers a range of modern amenities to ensure a pleasant and memorable stay in Port Blair. Enjoy a leisurely dip in the infinity sweet-water swimming pool overlooking the Bay of Bengal.
Well-appointed rooms with an option of either king-sized or twin beds. Some of the rooms offer a sea-view.
The suite offers a combination of comfort, style, and convenience. The spacious suites offer a separate living/ private workstation and a fully equipped four-fixture bathroom.
Port Blair Office: 14/4, Shop no 3, J.N Road, Goalghar, Port Blair ,744102 Delhi Office : GF10, Indraprakash Building, Barakhamba Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi-110001
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