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  • A four week long curfew on the islands

    Updated: 26 May 2021

    There is an ongoing four-week long curfew on the island owing to rising COVID-19 cases.

  • Tourist attractions closed till further notice

    Updated: 29 May 2021

     Tourist attractions attracting large gatherings closed till further notice.

  • RT PCR report on arrival

    Updated: 29 May 2021

    A negative RT PCR report has to be presented by all passengers on arrival.

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  • All passengers will be required to go through thermal screening.
  • All incoming passengers have to carry the RT-PCR negative test report issued from an ICMR approved lab. The test should have been taken within 48 hours. RT-PCR timeline begins from the swab collection time. Any passenger without it will be sent back to the origin. Also, handwritten reports are not acceptable.
  • Along with having the negative RT-PCR report, all incoming passengers will undergo Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) upon arrival at designated testing centers that are located within two kilometers of Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port Blair.
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  • Activities attracting huge crowds such as the Light and Sound Show at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island and National Memorial Cellular Jail, water sports, beaches, and other such activities have been suspended across all three districts for another four weeks starting from May 20, 2021.
  • A new standard operating procedure for adventure water sports has been issued.
  • Travelling to North and Middle Andaman Islands, Nicobar group of islands, and Little Andaman Island is not allowed for tourism purposes as of now.
  • The ongoing night curfew has been extended by one hour from 9 pm to 5 am.
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  • Even if the test of the result conducted on arrival is negative, all passengers still have to home quarantine for a week.
  • Any passenger with a positive test result will be sent for institutional quarantine for further treatment.
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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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Blue Bird Resort at Mayabunder Island

A Brief Overview of Mayabunder Island:

A visual splendour, Mayabunder island is a heaven on earth for those looking to embark on a unique beach soaked and cultural experience. Consisting of a combination of lush forest along with pristine beaches, Mayabunder island is apt for those travellers looking to tickle their offbeat travel itch.


This small but significant tehsil is expanded over a land area of 37.69 acres and is located in the Northern part of the Middle Andamans. At a distance of around 240 kilometres from Port Blair, it lies right in the middle of Diglipur and Rangat.


Made up of numerous scarcely populated villages, Mayabunder houses people from the Burmese Karen tribes that were brought in by the British.

Tourist Highlights

Mayabunder Island is a way-station for exotic tourist spots such as beaches with crystal clear waters and lavish sand, a turtle nesting ground, a German jetty and tidal creeks bordered on all sides with aroma infused Mangroves. Eco-friendly, a trip to Mayabunder Island is sure to steer you closer to an organic natural life which is not as tech-friendly but tranquil and soothing, to say the least.

Best Time to Visit Mayabunder Island

Being an island, Mayabunder enjoys tropical weather, making it a popular beach destination. Despite being an all-year-round destination, the most favourable time to visit Mayabunder island is from November to May. It is around this time that the weather stays pleasant and water-sports, island hopping, diving and various other activities are enjoyable.

It comprises of three seasons, each of which has its own pros and cons. The temperature in Mayabunder island is mentioned below;

* Summer (April – June) – Temperature 24°c – 36°c

* Monsoon ( July – September) – Temperature 23°c – 35°c * Winter ( October – March) – Temperature 20°c – 30°c

How to Reach Mayabunder Island

Reaching Mayabunder island is not challenging once you get to Port Blair – the capital city of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Veer Savarkar international airport is in the city. It has excellent connections to and from every major city within India. You can only reach Port Blair via air or water as there are no road connections mapped out as of now.

Travelling to Mayabunder island from Port Blair is relatively easy, and people have options to choose from depending on their time and budget. Some ways you can make this trip are as follows;

* Via Road – Several private and government-run buses leave at scheduled times from 4 am – 11 am. The journey takes around 9-10 hours and routes through the Andaman Trunk road. Private taxis with a local driver are also a good option for those who are pressed for time and have a slightly generous budget.

* Via Water – A popular mode of transport for this route, ferries run from Phoenix Bay jetty to Mayabunder port regularly. They are scheduled bi-weekly and have a specific time-table. The best way is to check in advance on the times and days that they run.

*Via Air – A beautiful and scenic journey, you can take to the skies on a private helicopter service that flies across the islands of the popular archipelago regularly. In addition to Mayabunder, this service also takes people to Neil island, Havelock and Diglipur in addition to a few more.

Importance of Staying at a Good Hotel During a Vacation

A holiday is supposed to help reduce stress, bring happiness and create lifelong memories. This is only possible when the type of accommodation you choose is up to the mark. A comfortable and good hotel will ensure that your stay is beyond comfortable if not luxurious. Some of the perks of staying at a good hotel when on holiday in Mayabunder include;

* Impeccable hospitality

* Multi-cuisine restaurants

* Swimming pool

* Spa and Salon

* State of the art deluxe and double deluxe suites

* Large and comfortable beds with state-of-the-art linens

Spectacular views

* 24/7 room service

* Prompt housekeeping

* Good quality amenities in the rooms like soaps, shampoos, hairdryers, brushing kits, kettle, air-conditioning, etc.

Blue Bird Resort at Mayabunder Island

One of the best hotels at Mayabunder Island is the Blue Bird Resort.


Modern furnished rooms with trendy décor and spotless linen, this resort aim to give its guests value for their money. Hassle-free for patrons, you are expected to be treated no less than royalty with the top-notch amenities and facilities the resort has to offer. The Blue bird resort at Mayabunder island is one of the most popular among tourists due to its endearing characteristics.


Conveniently located at a distance of around 2 kilometres from Mayabunder jetty, you can expect to get there within 10 minutes on departure. Also situated in a comfortable location, guests can easily take public transport to explore Mayabunder island. Run by the famous OYO hospitality brand, you can expect a certain standard from this hotel. It’s address is Mayabunder, Port-Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744204.

Tariff rates

No hotel is complete without offering competent tariff rates. Blue bird resort at Mayabunder island is not only luxurious but also affordable. Depending on what time of the year you are visiting, the tariff ranges from Rs. 2866 – Rs. 4853 per night.

How to book rooms?

Booking rooms at Blue bird resort in Mayabunder is extremely easy. Since it is under the wing of OYO rooms, you can just visit the website and book your rooms for preferred dates. Other e-commerce platforms, such as as well as All of these websites comprise an extremely user-friendly interface and are safe and secure for transactions. Alternatively, you can directly call the resort and get a reservation. Often, you can get good discounts depending on the offer at the time, so it is advised that you check a few websites and compare prices.

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