News Latest Information on Travelling to Andaman Islands?
  • 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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Post Wedding Beach Party in Andaman Islands

Boasting breathtaking coastline, coral reefs and virgin beaches, Andaman Islands are sure to captivate everyone with their natural splendor. They are a perfect blend of beauty and solace and thus, an ultimate place to hide away from the world and celebrate love and happiness. This union territory of India is the best place for you if you want to host an unforgettable post-wedding beach party. Having multiple reasons to lure you, the island is home to tranquil waters, primitive jungles, mangrove forests and dreamy beaches. No other place is like this one where you can romanticise the purple sunset and sit under the alluring starlit sky at night. Andaman Island is going to be your best bet if you are thinking about some of the greatest post-wedding party destinations. Its marvelous and secluded beaches are getaway to infinite fantasies. Truly untouched, Andaman is perfect for intimate and fun-filled celebrations after the wedding. It will fulfill all your dreams if you are planning to throw a party away from the bustling metropolis.

Perfect background for your precious party photographs

Perfect background for your precious party photographs

Weddings in India are nothing less than a festival. These are given so much importance here and thus, couples want to make this once in a lifetime affair extremely tremendous. The same goes for the post-wedding party. The island serves as the perfect background for your precious party photographs owing to its picture-postcard beauty. A beach location is a fantastic choice when it comes to hosting such a party. You have so many options of luxurious beachfront resorts and hotels. Moreover, you can also think of throwing the party of your lifetime on a lavish cruise. How does that sound? Exciting and adventurous, right!

Whopping coastline dotted with superb beaches

Whopping coastline dotted with superb beaches

You can take your wedding party to the highest level by choosing an awesome beach destination in the country for a miraculous experience to seal your love deal. If you want to take your wedding bash to the next level, then take advantage of this whopping coastline that is dotted with superb beaches. These lovely sun-kissed beaches offer unmatched opportunities for hosting engrossing wedding parties. Beating all indoor festivities, a beachside post-wedding party promises peaceful blue oceans and pristine yellow sand that create an astonishing background while you and your guests chill under the canopy of palm trees. These beaches are serene places to tie the knot as well along with enjoying a relaxing honeymoon that follows right after the wedding madness. The absolute mesmerizing and romantic serenity is sure to take your breath away!

Postcard-perfect beachfront properties

The island is home to some of the freshest and most scenic beaches. The most beautiful beaches are in Havelock Island that includes Radhanagar Beach, Elephant Beach, Kalapathar Beach, etc. From the beginning of destination wedding parties in India, this place has been very popular. Owing to its postcard-perfect resorts, easy accessibility, and stunning beaches, this lovely beach destination has become the favorite choice among couples. Far away from the crowd, the resorts help you in making your party an unforgettable day of your life. You can enjoy quiet ceremonies in the garden, high-spirited after-parties on the beach, rain dance amidst the Bay of Bengal, and cocktail party by the pool.

Unexplored and untouched

Andaman Island is great for your pre-wedding photoshoot as well because it has various exotic spots where you can get compelling photographs clicked. For extremely romantic pictures, the charming beaches during sunset offer the most beautiful backdrop. The island is still not taken over by tourists completely, which is a very good thing. It is counted among the top beach spots in India. For one of the most romantic days of your life, this tropical archipelago can create the loveliest ambiance with its untouched beaches, unspoilt environs, and secluded charisma.

Solemnise your love in the middle of the emerald sea

Solemnise your love in the middle of the emerald sea

If you decide to pick this piece of heaven for your beachside post-wedding party, then you should know that not all its islands are open to visitors. But the ones that are open are easily accessible and they can definitely enhance the beauty of your special occasion. Here, you can either pick a resort/hotel or hire a cruise. How romantic it would be to solemnise your love in the middle of the emerald sea!! If you are an adventure lover, then you can also opt for water sports activities like scuba diving, kayaking, and fishing for yourself or your guests.

For isolated wedding ceremonies, this peaceful place is a preferred choice among couples.This location actually works wonders if you want to avoid the crowd and enjoy a dreamy celebration. For you and your beloved, there are a number of resorts on the pristine and calm beaches that promise extraordinary decorations so that you can have the most happening day of your life.

Resorts in Andaman
Which resort to choose?

Which resort to choose?

Havelock Island Beach Resort is an exotic location for a super post-wedding beach party on the island. This fancy resort is popular for its private gorgeous sandy beach, an azure ocean, and tropical greenery. This charming property in Havelock Island is perfect for lovebirds to have ceremonies by the turquoise waters.

If your wedding party date is not far and you are feeling overwhelmed with all the preparations, then just imagine yourself standing on an exotic beach, hand in hand with your life partner, hearing the sound of the waves, basking in the sun amid the giggles of your near and dear ones. The tropical vibes of Andaman Islands have a warm, pleasant tinge in the air. This is one more reason why you should pick this place to celebrate your special day. Sounds perfect, right!!

Get in touch with Andaman Island Travels– a reliable party planner and tour operator. The experienced crew carries out your party in the most hassle-free way after your D-Day. It specialises in making pre to post-wedding arrangements. All your guests are given splendid treatment with out of the world wedding arrangements. All your ceremonies will be a spectacle that you will marvel your whole life.

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