News Latest Information on Travelling to Andaman Islands?
  • Andaman Tourism Opens

    Updated: 14 Aug 2021

    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.

  • 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 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

  • RT PCR report on arrival

    Updated: 14 Aug 2021
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  • The tourists need to carry COVID-19 negative test report from mainland based ICMR 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. 
  • 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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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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Where To Eat In Andaman Islands? Here’s A Quick Guide For Every Foodie!

Where To Eat In Andaman Islands? Here’s A Quick Guide For Every Foodie!
Date : 01 Oct 2020
Categories: Andaman Travels

Andaman Islands are known for highly impeccable beaches that promise a perfect beach vacation. The cherry on the cake, its food further adds to an amazing travel experience, especially for foodies. Along with being a paradise of natural beauty, it is a paradise of mouth-watering food as well. The islands have some of the best restaurants and food outlets that are known for serving a wide variety of cuisines. While tripping around the island, you have to try and taste lip-smacking authentic dishes to satisfy your taste buds!

“But where to eat?” is an all-time concern of even the seasoned travellers. So, we thought of helping you out by bringing you this quick foodie guide that includes the best places to eat anywhere in Andaman Islands. Have a look!

Where to eat in Andaman Islands?

There are a number of eating places ranging from cute cafes to lavish restaurants in this Indian union territory. Therefore, you will get to choose from many options. To relish the local and authentic food, try out these places across the island.

We have covered the best food outlets across all the major attractions such as Port Blair, Havelock Island, Neil Island, Baratang Island, Rangat, Mayabunder, and Diglipur. These are the most visited places. We have also mentioned their USP so that choosing any one of them becomes easier for you depending on your mood. Check out the best restaurants in Andaman Islands below:

Best Restaurants& Food Outlets in Port Blair

  1. New Lighthouse Residency- Extra points for ambiance 
  2. Annapurna Restaurant- Perfect for vegetarians 
  3. Ananda Multi Cuisine Restaurant- Indulge in diverse cuisines
  4. Rola Costa Restaurant & Juice Center- For healthy juices 
  5. Gagan Restaurant- Complete worth for money
  6. Icy Spicy family Restaurant- Perfect for family lunch
  7. Sea Food Delight- The best seafood 
  8. Tandoor- North Indian dishes also available 
  9. Cafe Down Under- Perfect spot for friends 
  10. TRIO – The family restaurant- Feel the Majestic Ambience
  11. Bella Bay Dinner Cruise- Food on the cruise 
  12. Anju Coco Family Restaurant- Perfect for big families 
  13. Rajasthani Dhaba- For authentic Rajasthani dishes 
  14. Happy Belly- On-wheel restaurant
  15. Gem Continental- For scrumptious food 

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Port Blair Restaurant

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Port Blair Restaurant

Best Restaurants & Food Outlets in Havelock Island

  1. Sea Dragon Restaurant- Nice ambiance 
  2. Something Different- A beachside cafe
  3. Anju Coco Resto- Grilled tuna delicacy is a must
  4. Fat Martin Café- For beachy vibes
  5. Full Moon Café- Enjoy the seafood
  6. Bonova Café- Yummy delicacies 
  7. Dakshin Restaurant- For amazing south Indian cuisine 
  8. Golden Spoon- Not-so-expensive dishes 
  9. The Nemo Café- Enjoy nightlife here 

Havelock-Island Restaurant

Havelock Island Restaurant

Havelock Island Restaurant

Havelock Island Restaurant

Best Restaurants & Food Outlets in Neil Island

  1. Hungry Stone Restaurant- Good for groups 
  2. Seashell Restaurant- Have some finger-licking seafood
  3. Ripon Sea foods- Mouthwatering seafood 
  4. YatriDhaba- Taste at affordable prices 
  5. Full Moon Café- Great seafood restaurant 
  6. Dugong Restaurant- For a relaxed atmosphere 
  7. Sea Zaika- Famous among both, locals and tourists

Neil Island Restaurant

Neil Island Restaurant

Neil Island Restaurant

Neil Island restaurant

Best Restaurants & Food Outlets in Baratang Island

  1. Dew Dale Restaurant- Serving lip-smacking food 
  2. Jetty Hotel- Comfortable environment
  3. AMS Restaurant- From local to continental food
  4. Port Canteen- Good services 
  5. Sujath Bar & Restaurant- For a relaxed evening 
  6. DeeyaBaroi Hotel- Soothe your taste buds

Best Restaurants & Food Outlets in Rangat

  1. Bodhi Bengali Restaurant- For authentic Bengali food
  2. Royal Restaurant- Modern ambiance 
  3. Sai Kripa- For vegetarian food 
  4. Aroma Restaurant- For fast food

Best Restaurants & Food Outlets in Mayabunder

  1. Hotel Sea and Sand- Good seafood
  2. Carlo Restaurant & Bar- To enjoy drinks 
  3. Hotel Payal Garden & Bar- Dine-in amid a nice atmosphere 
  4. JM Baxi Resort & Restaurant- For pleasing food

Best Restaurants & Food Outlets in Diglipur

  1. Anu Bar & Restaurant- Bar at not-so-expensive prices 
  2. Hira Restaurant- Good food at good prices 
  3. Dolphin Restaurant- For heartwarming hospitality
  4. The Hangout Restro- For varied cuisines 
  5. Foodies- For delicious pocket-friendly food 

These restaurants and eateries offer everything ranging from authentic seafood to homelike Indian cuisines. Having meals here can make your island vacation more memorable. Before even stepping on the land of good food, you now know where to eat and what to eat. Make sure to keep this quick food guide handy and tick-off as many of these as possible!If you are planning to spend quality time with your family, friends orthe special one, then choose from these best restaurants in any of the top places to see in Andaman Islands.

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 help 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.

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