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.
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
General Guidelines defined for traveling to Andaman Islands during COVID :
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.
A year round destination, Pathi Level Beach is a paradise with white sand beaches and an abundance of untouched panoramic vistas in the region of Northern Andamans, just 21 kilometers away from Diglipur. Pathi Level Beach is somewhat isolated, making it ideal for those who crave a wee bit of privacy from prying eyes and the hubbub of beaches. As per the reviews, it is one of the most captured beaches in Andamans owing to its stunning shoreline, the unblemished sand glistening in the warm sun, and the crystal clear waters. Pathi Level Beach, a lesser-known and offbeat spot in Andamans, is said to be similar in resemblance to the alluring Agonda Beach of Goa.
Visitors can indulge in sunbathing under the blue sky, swimming in the cerulean waters, snorkeling in the clear waters and strolling all along the coast adorned with a luscious green backdrop. Adding to the incomparable and unique setting of this beach, are the unmissable spectacular views of the sunrise and sunset. The shorelines are unblemished, and the beach is waste-free, making its shoreline noteworthy and one of the best in India. Pathi Level Beach is still underdeveloped with no hotels or eateries in and around the beach. Hence the visitors are suggested to carry refreshments, food and water keeping the isolation in mind. Despite this, tourists are in for a visual treat with unspoilt scenic grandeur that is tricky to find in neighbouring beaches.
Pathi Level Beach is roughly 300 kilometers from Port Blair and 21 kilometers from Diglipur. The beach lies away from the main city, and cabs /motor vehicles do not have direct access. To reach Pathi Level Beach, you need to walk from Ram Nagar beach. Visitors can take a dunghi (boat) from Kishore Nagar or a bus from Diglipur to reach Ram Nagar beach.
Pathi Level Beach is adorned with white sands, crystal clear turquoise waters and greenery splashed as a backdrop. The open sea provides for a beautiful experience in snorkeling as well as swimming. The prominent and remarkable shoreline makes the place ideal for sunbathing or taking a stroll along the coast. The sunrise and sunset are spectacular and attract a lot of visitors too.
A year-round destination, Pathi Level Beach welcomes you to spend a detachable time in the many tranquil, and unspoiled places around. Known for its topographical isolation in the Andaman archipelago, Pathi Level Beach has an ambience that offers solace to travellers looking for an escape. Long fabled among travellers for its magnificent beaches, underwater spectacles and placed in the middle of nowhere, Pathi Level Beach is the place to get away from it all.
Medical Facilities in Pathi Level Beach- There is no medical facility near the beach, the closest medical facility is the G.B.P Hospital at Port Blair offering a team of super-specialized Doctors in the various departments.
Timings- Pathi Level Beach remains open all around the clock, hence can be visited at any time of the day. Adding to the incomparable and unique setting of this beach, are the unmissable spectacular views of the sunrise and sunset.
Mobile Connectivity- Mobile connectivity in Pathi Level Beach might not be up to one’s expectation, thus visitors face overbearing network issues.
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