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  • Runway Status for Port Blair Airport From October,22 to February, 23

    Updated: 19 Sep 2022
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  • RT PCR report on arrival

    Updated: 14 Aug 2021
  • Andaman Tourism Opens

    Updated: 14 Aug 2021

    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.

  • 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 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

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  • All asymptomatic fully vaccinated persons coming to these islands from mainland are exempted from the requirement of carrying RT-PCR negative test report,irrespective of the type of vaccine received and country of origin. Such fullyvaccinated individuals shall produce the final vaccination certificate at the origin airport, sea port in the mainland and at Port Blair Airport / sea port.
  • Alt asymptomatic children below 5 years of age are exempted from carrying RT-PCR negative test report and further RT-PCR testing at Port Blair Airport.
  • 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 to travel to Port Blair from the mainland, as is the practice now. Such an RT-PCR test should have been taken within 48 hours prior to commencement of journey from the origin airport connecting Port Blair. Such passengers will also have to undergo additional RT-PCR test on arrival at Port Blair. Such passengers shall remain in self-quarantine till the arrival of the test report.
  • If a passenger on arrival is tested positive then, the prescribed quarantine protocol is to be followed.
  • All Airlines shall ensure strict compliance of this order and observance of COVID Appropriate Behaviour. Any non-compliance shall invite action under Disaster Management Act and other applicable laws. 
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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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Destination Beach Wedding In Havelock Island

Elegant & Subtle Beachside Wedding Ceremonies in Andaman Island

In our quest to find new inspirations for ‘everything weddings’, we have found out that the most amazing and unique ideas come from real weddings only. From the last few years, weddings have become something more than just exchanging vows and making promises. These days, couples want to make sure that they have an unforgettable time of their life in those few days when all the ceremonies are being held. Along with themselves, they want to make sure that all their friends and family members also have a gala time. Owing to all this, the concept of a destination wedding was originated and in all these years, it has become a super-duper hit idea among brides and grooms. Particularly, beach weddings have gained immense popularity since beaches are something that everyone loves. Speaking of beach weddings in India, Andaman Islands are undoubtedly the foremost choice of every couple.

Celebrating the most memorable day of their life at a mesmerizing beachside in Havelock Island is a dream of many lovebirds. A quaint beachside wedding is a wholesome blend of natural decor elements, great wedding outfit choices, a real quirky groom entry, an unbelievably gorgeous mandap, and a lot more that is sure to leave you awestruck.

Imagine taking wedding vows in a dreamy and carefree natural setting by the beach shore in Havelock Island! Isn’t that one of your childhood dreams? Think about having the loveliest and the most precious wedding moments clicked with your sweetheart in front of a turquoise beach with white sand. Everyone is sure to swoon over such a wonderful wedding experience.

Highly Enthusiastic Pool Party

Highly Enthusiastic Pool Party

Before moving to the beach, why not start your wedding festivities with a high-spirited pool party? Havelock Island Beach Resort in Andaman Island boasts of a massive pool, and couples love the fun-filled pool party. The bride can choose to wear a summery and stylish outfit whereas the groom can pick up a comfy shirt paired with shorts. The amazing décor of the whole place is the highlighting factor of the function that includes a splendid floral wreath seating, a hashtag installation (it’s a digital world, after all!), a photo booth, a photo wall, and a lot more.

Groovy Sangeet Night

Vivacious & Pleasant Haldi Ceremony

In an Indian wedding, the haldi ceremony has huge importance. It is a cozy affair that is coupled with traditional marigold decor and gorgeous backdrop. The bride’s traditional lehenga choli and the grooms’s elegant kurta set paired with a Nehru jacket are sure to give extremely serious couple goals to all youngsters. All this amid the natural beauty of a beach in Havelock Island. We know that you are drooling over this fairytale wedding ceremony! Aren’t you?

Groovy Sangeet Night

This is among the most fun-filled time of the whole Indian wedding saga. The beautiful bride picks up a stunning, embellished gown and the dashing groom keeps it all classic in a black tuxedo. Couples can also exchange rings on this day. Imagine the groom going down on his knees to slip the ring onto his beloved would-be wife’s finger. Later, they can spend the night dancing away with their close ones. Sounds magical, right?

Spellbinding Beachside Wedding Ceremony

Beach weddings are very popular among life partners to-be these days.

More and more couples want to tie the knot in a dreamy-carefree setup by the beach rather than at traditional destinations and banquets owing to a number of obvious reasons.

Imagine your wedding on the sizzling seashore at a beach in Havelock Island. Straight out of dreams, right? The groom’s classy sherwani color-coordinated with his bride’s heavily embroidered pastel-hued lehenga would be a sight to cherish.

The cherry on the cake, how about their scenic pheras under the most beautiful mandap? Covered with multi-colored flowers, such a mandap setup in front of a vast ocean would be GOALS for sure!

A Glittery & Glam-up Reception

A Glittery & Glam-up Reception

A sparkling tunnel-like walkway illuminated with pretty lights from which a stunning couple would come out – this kind of reception setting will cast a permanent spell on everybody’s minds. The bride’s svelte dress and groom’s classic suit would catch everyone’s eyes. 

Are you also planning a destination wedding? Hands down, it has to be a beach wedding in Havelock Island. Planning this kind of wedding is not at all easy, but the awesome team at Havelock Island Beach Resort will help you in pulling off your vision with perfect details within your budget. A romantic destination wedding is what all couples swoon over, and this resort is committed to give you beyond your imagination. It understands that you want to create an experience for your loved ones to bond over and remember forever.

Destination Wedding in Andaman
Destination Beach Wedding in Andaman

The planners will create a multi-day celebration in which all your guests get to know each other and have a great time as a group. And undoubtedly, you both are going to spend quality time with each other as well. 

The team will go above and beyond to make sure that you get all your wishes fulfilled. It understands that as a couple, you both need to be able to relax and enjoy all the festivities, and it is nearly impossible to do that if you are everyone’s main go-to for questions.

As a couple, you must be having a vision of getting married with a mesmerising ocean vista backdrop. Havelock Island is a great choice among couples owing to the natural beauty of its pristine beaches. A beach wedding will also guarantee a luxurious experience to your guests who have travelled across the country to be with you on your special day.

So, are you ready to have the most beautiful day of your life celebrated in the most memorable way? If your answer is yes, then a beach wedding in Havelock Island is an ultimate choice. You can rejoice and enjoy all the before and after wedding ceremonies along with the D-day in the grandest manner.

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