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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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Hotel Landfall at Mayabunder island

The Mayabunder Island – An overview

Mayabunder Island is a lovely island with its scenic beauty, and one of the lesser-known destinations in Andaman. This homely island in Middle Andaman is yet to gain the attention of travellers everywhere. Large attractive mangrove forests, elephant viewing activities, turtle nesting grounds, and the ever famous German Jetty, amongst all other tourist spots, make this little town experience of its own. With its vast, scenic beaches and tourist destinations, Mayabunder Island is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to get away to nature.

Location 

An island with several coexisting Asian cultures, Mayabunder is an island town in the Northern part of Middle Andaman. A seaport settled by the Burmese hill tribe Karen, around 100 years ago, Mayabunder is located on a large farmland of rice paddies and forests, surrounded by the glistening ocean. The Mayabunder Island consists of 42 villages across its land.

Culture 

Mayabunder Island is home to several ethnic communities, scattered along the way with tall, majestic mangroves. Located in between the villages of Rangat and Diglipur, it often plays the role of a pit stop between the two. With Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, and Bengali being some of the most spoken languages at Mayabunder, there is a vast multicultural community to give you the best experience in your travels. Its Burmese heritage and historical past make it stand out from the rest in terms of the sightseeing experiences in Mayabunder.

The rich history and community harmony of Mayabunder in addition to the extremely welcoming hospitality of the people of the town make this a one-of-a-kind experience. The simplicity of life here in Mayabunder beats all the materialistic services and destinations you can find in your travels anywhere. There are many hotels & resorts at Mayabunder Island, Andaman Islands, yet a lot of native households take in guests, so you can have the best authentic experience of life at Mayabunder! 

Key attractions

There are many places to visit in Mayabunder Island. With a vast network of attractions, these places on the island will be an experience you do not want to miss. A few of these places may require you to travel by more than one mode of transport, but the end result and the beauty of the destinations are, by no doubt, worth all the effort.

Interview Island

Interview Island at Mayabunder Island, located in a deep forest area, is a place with an abundance of nature. Treks and Safari rides are the best ways to experience this island in its glory.

Karmatang Beach at Mayabunder Island, Andaman Islands, isone of the most peaceful beaches at Mayabunder Island, and is guaranteed to give one excellent relaxing experience. Swimming, picnics, boat rides, turtle watching, and other activities are very famous here.

Ray Hills 

An eco-village maintained by the Forest and Plantation Development Corporation, Ray hills in Mayabander Island is an ideal place for trekking, adventure sports, picnics, elephant rides, and so forth. This is the perfect place for some exciting adventures!

Austin X

Austin X Beach at Mayabunder Island, Andaman Islands is a place for all the wildlife and nature lovers who want to get away from urban life and reconnect with nature. 

Avis Island

Avis Island in Mayabunder Island, Andaman Islands, also known as the coconut island of the group of islands, is a picture-perfect destination. The golden sand beaches and beautiful oceanic waters of this island are home to hundreds of tall and majestic coconut trees.

Best time to visit Mayabunder Island

The best time to visit Mayabunder Island, like any other island, is during summer, so you can get the best experience at the beach without worrying about unpredictable weathers. With the waves in the oceans being uncontrollable and unfavourable for one to swim in, it is advised that you not visit the island in the monsoon season as your experience will be very limited. The winter season is also a pleasant time to travel here with the chilly winds and cool weather all across the towns.

How to get to Mayabunder Islands

To go to Mayabunder Island, the Andaman Islands, which is around 300 km from Port Blair, transport facilities to travel by road, sea, and air are available for you to reach Mayabunder. These facilities can be accessed in terms of both government and privately run services. Online bookings and on-spot booking for travel are available as well.

Importance of staying at a good hotel for your stay

There are many Hotels & Resorts at Mayabunder Island, Andaman Islands, but it is extremely crucial that you choose a good place to stay, for your vacation. Mayabunder also has a lot of Guest Houses you can stay at to have a homely experience. In an exotic holiday destination like Mayabunder with numerous places to visit, an excellent Hotel and Resort will help you and guide you to ensure that you go to all the must-visit places and to your convenience as well. In accordance to your stay and expectations, the right hotel will give you the best sightseeing package in Mayabunder Island.

Hotel Landfall, Mayabunder Island

Features

Hotel Landfall in Mayabunder Island will give you the best experience of the island. A peaceful stay in guaranteed in Hotel Landfall as all rooms here are simple, minimalist, and comfortable.

Each room has very subtle colours and is equipped with wooden storage spaces, dressing tables, and attached and clean bathroom. All rooms have a window to ensure proper ventilation without too much outside noise at the same time. Amenities include a king-sized bed, TV, AC, CCTV camera security, power backup and free WiFi as well. The restaurant in the hotel also has provisions for breakfast included in the package. Now, wouldn’t you want your stay in Mayabunder in such an appealing place as well?

Location

Hotel Landfall is locatedin Aerial Bay – Kalipur Road in Diglipur, North Andaman Island, 744202, India. Some places nearby Hotel Landfall are Durgapur Beach, Sree Mahadeva Temple, Velankanni Mother Mary Church, St. Mary’s Orthodox and Ross and Smith Islands.

Tariff Rates

The rates start from Rs. 1,508 a night, but may vary according to seasons and footfall as well.

How to book rooms

You can book rooms online, through various travel websites, and can even call up at the front desk at the hotel to make bookings.

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