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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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Hotels/Resorts at Baratang Island

Overview of Baratang Island

Spread across an area of 243 square kilometers, Baratang Island is situated far away in the secluded suburbs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Amidst the pristine beauty of nature lies this untouched marvel called Baratang Island. Known for its natural wonders and scenic spots, Baratang island lies between South and Middle Andaman. Located at an easily accessible distance of 100 km from Port Blair, Baratang Island is an ideal one-day destination for tourists. It is the perfect getaway for nature lovers, avid photographers, explorers, and adventure enthusiasts. The mud volcano, tropical forests, mangroves, limestone caves, and beaches are the main attractions of Baratang Island.

Baratang Island is home to the Jarawa tribe, which is known to be one of the ancient surviving races, unimpacted by modern civilization. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, which Baratang island is a part of boasts of a rich cultural heritage. The Chola dynasty had a significant presence in the 1000 A. D’s. The island served as a naval base from where several expeditions were launched. European colonization began here around 1755. Initially, under Japanese control, this island became a union territory of India post-independence.

The people of Andaman and Nicobar Islands are either indigenous tribes or outside settlers. Bengali is the most common language spoken in the entire Andaman and Nicobar islands, including Baratang island. Other languages spoken are Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, and Nicobarese.

Many good hotels in Baratang Island can make your visit to Andaman and Nicobar Islands exciting and memorable.

Importance of choosing the perfect hotel for a holiday at Baratang Island

With large islands, untouched beaches, creeks, and caves, Baratang island offers everything a wanderlust might be looking for. It has captivating sights such as Parrot island and Mud island with massive beaches, boat rides, and forests. A boat safari across the lush mangrove forests will be an unforgettable experience of the Baratang island trip. The limestone caves are a magnificent structure, promising an adventurous journey through it. Hiking at the mud volcano with its tiny muddy craters is an incredible experience for the tourists.

To enjoy these top attractions, you must book a hotel room in Baratang island to spend a few days of exploration. It is crucial to choose a good hotel while you are on vacation because of a comfortable stay, restful sleep, and good food. It elevates the travel experience and makes it memorable. Room bookings in Baratang Island can be made online while planning your itinerary of the Andaman and Nicobar Island trip.

Due to a high level of competition in the tourism sector, luxury and good hotels are affordable to all. There are several good hotels in Baratang Island, and with some planning, you can get room bookings in Baratang island in luxurious hotels at affordable rates. Other than good service, there are several reasons why you must choose the perfect hotel for your dream holiday at Baratang Island:





Activities and Adventures

Several top hotels in Baratang island offer much more than rooms to stay. They have a wide range of activities for kids and adults. There are swimming pools, gyms, play areas, cycling, water activities, and many more.

Relaxing Spas

Relaxation is the motive behind a vacation. Keeping this in mind, good hotels in Baratang Island offer massage and spa services to help customers unwind from a hectic day.

Value for money

Hotels in Baratang island provide exceptional services that are worth the money paid. Most rooms are well-furnished with TVs, WiFi access, contemporary furniture, room service, medical assistance, and many more services. The guests can find an eclectic menu of their favorite cuisines from the hotel restaurants.

Ambiance and location

Most hotels in Baratang island are built in scenic surroundings with plenty of greenery and a serene atmosphere. They have vast open spaces, gardens, and even walking trails. They will be strategically located in places where you will have things to see or do.

Proximity to prime tourist spots

No traveler will wish to spend his whole trip traveling from his hotel to a tourist attraction. Hotels and Resorts in Andaman are built in key locations that are either near the top tourist attractions of the island or near the airport. For instance, you can choose to book a hotel near the sea harbor, a cottage in the middle of a jungle, or a quaint beach resort booking in Baratang Island.

The Top Hotels in the Baratang Island

Hotel booking in Baratang island can be quickly made online. Online Baratang Island hotel room bookings must be made well in advance during the peak travel seasons to avail of bookings in your favorite hotel in Baratang island. Although there are several good hotels and resorts in Andaman’s Baratang island, given below are the hotels that are not only among the top hotels in Baratang Island but some of the best places to stay in Andaman.

Dew Dale Resort

Dew Dale Resorts are a primary property in the mid of the Andaman Islands in Sundergarh village, one of the best places to stay in Baratang Island. Port Blair airport is about 100 km from the hotel and is very close to famous tourist spots like Limestone caves, Mud Volcano, Cuthbert Bay beach, Baludera beach, Parrot island, and many more. This 3-star hotel offers all essential amenities, family-friendly activities, and complimentary breakfast. The special feature of this property is its eco-friendly philosophy and environmental awareness.

Coral Creek Resort

Coral Creek Resort is a contemporary resort located off the Great Andaman Trunk road of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The nearby tourist attractions are the Churches of Adazig. The hotel has modern but subtle interiors with fully furnished rooms, a kitchenette, and large windows with mountain views. Apart from the regular amenities, there is a roof-top terrace and a children’s playground. There are several restaurants around the Coral Creek Resort to satiate the palate of the visitors.

Hotel Avis

Hotel Avis is the perfect destination for visitors looking to enjoy the amalgamation of charming ambiance and quiet surroundings. Hotel Avis is conveniently situated in the middle of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the prominent city of Rangat. The hotel is surrounded by many famous beaches on the island. Hotel Avis offers all amenities that can guarantee the guests a comfortable and fulfilling stay.

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