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
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.
Also known as Beach Number 5, Vijay Nagar Beach lies in the northeast part of Havelock Island (officially known as Swaraj Dweep). It is a remote beach on the island that doesn’t receive much footfall. If you are someone who wants to spend quality time in utmost calmness, then it is the best place for you. It is an ideal spot for romantic couples and families as it is home to the sapphire blue water and pearl like sand. The sound of the crashing waves on the seashore while you dip your feet in the water.
Tourists visiting Vijay Nagar Beach praise it a lot. They love just roaming around, floating on the shallow water, reading their favorite book under the huge canopy of verdant trees on the shore, and sunbathing. There are Mahua trees and palm trees that further enhance the splendor of the beach. Just sit back and relax in the shade. This beach is one of the major attractions in the Andaman Islands.
Vijay Nagar Beach is a photographer’s paradise. The sunrise and sunset views here are especially incomparably magnificent. The entire landscape begins to shine in different hues when the first rays of the sun spread all over the wide sea. Such a sight is among the most mesmerizing memories for everyone, especially for a photographic mind. In the early morning, native birds appear and sing in their melodious voice. Be sure to get the best sunrise pictures on this beach.
Vijay Nagar Beach in Havelock Island is not less than a paradise on this planet. It is one of the less frequented beaches of the Andamans. It is home to palm-fringed coastline that outstretches your visual range. On the canvas of nature, it creates a lovely contrast of green and blue hues. It is not a rocky beac and thus, it is an amazing haven for nomadic hearts.
It is a quiet beach having white sand, turquoise water and coconut trees. It is so calm and you can actually feel the sea breeze flowing around you. You won’t find many people there. It is perfect for nature lovers and photographers. Moreover, you should definitely go there during night time. It will be an altogether different experience.
Things to do
Vijay Nagar Beach is an ideal spot for relaxed swimming and sunbathing. Water adventure sports are not available on this beach yet.
Whenever planning a vacation in the Andaman Islands, book your stay at Havelock Island Beach Resort. It is a great place for underwater fun and adventure. Whether you are travelling solo, with your partner or with your family, this is the perfect accommodation for everyone. Havelock Island Beach Resort is a highly recommended 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 unwind and relax 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 great swimming experience.
Some of the other highly recommended places to stay near Vijay Nagar Beach in Havelock Island are mentioned below:
Mentioned below are the other stays that we recommend in Havelock Island:
Where to eat
How to reach
Vijay Nagar Beach is located at a distance of nearly 38 kilometers from Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. However, from Havelock Jetty, it is at a distance of only nine kilometers. You can reach Havelock Island by sea as well as by air. However, the best and the easiest way to travel would be by the sea. Private and government ferries operate from Port Blair and Neil Island, which are the neighboring islands. Booking from private ferries is stress-free and you don’t need to wait in long queues.
If you are planning a vacation in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, then contact Andaman Island Travels to make all your bookings. A well-known and trusted tour agency, it is located in Port Blair and is committed to helping you in planning the holiday of your dreams as per your budget and requirements. Whether it is your accommodation, airport or ferry transfer, any adventure activity that you want to do, book a cruise, or hire a car, it will take care of all your needs in the best way possible.