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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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Pre-Wedding Beach Party in Andaman Islands

A pre-wedding party, celebrated before the D-Day, is one of the most exciting and fun-filled day for any couple. They need to loosen up a little bit before tying the wedding knot. They deserve to enjoy their bachelorhood one more time before saying “I do”. They deserve to take pleasure in their favorite drink and dance like there is no tomorrow before getting married. For all this, a pre-wedding party is a must and that too at a beach where you can make the most of your time!

There are several reasons why you should throw your pre-wedding party at a beach, preferably in the Andaman Islands because it has the best beaches in India. Imagine the gentle waves hitting the shore, the scent of salt in the air, the hues of a sunset brightening your cheeks. If you want to have an awesome time with your buddies before your wedding, then the perfect setting is definitely a beach. Read on to know why a beach party is all you need.

Pre Wedding Beach Party in Andaman

A beachside pre-wedding party is chic and high on energy. You can also make it a theme party if you want or keep it completely freestyle. A pre-wedding beach party is an excuse for everyone to do what their heart says.

Also, you get to save so much money on decorating the venue. You don’t need any grand decorations when you have access to the natural splendor of the beach. Without burning a hole in your pocket, a pre-wedding beach party promises you the charisma of the white sands, the green palm trees, and the azure ocean. It is the perfect backdrop for your celebrations.

Pre Wedding Party in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

With couples in the limelight, a beachside party takes care of the lovebirds by providing them with the most romantic setting they can imagine. You can begin your new happy married life by having a gala time together at this party that has the ocean in the background, delightful sea breeze, and the sunlight beaming off the ocean waves. Isn’t all this magical? Just hold their hand and go for an evening stroll, appreciating the gorgeousness of the most beautiful sunset you have ever witnessed. That would definitely be romantic beyond your thoughts.

Along with you, all your friends and family members coming from different parts of India to attend your pre-wedding party in the Andaman Islands will thank you for giving them such a fabulous revelry. It would be a kind of vacation for them. So many of your guests would love to spend their time exploring this little piece of heaven, before or after your celebrations. Since everybody knows that the island is the hub of diverse water sports, they would have the opportunity of going for scuba diving, snorkeling, parasailing, kayaking, paddleboard, and many more. They will have a good time visiting countless natural attractions. Therefore, it would be absolutely correct to say that along with you, your guests are going to love your celebrations as well. It would be a memorable event for them as well.

If you choose to throw your pre-wedding beach party at a fancy resort in the Andaman Islands, then all the arrangements will be taken care of its staff and it will completely be a hassle-free event for you. When it comes to a beachfront property, then one of the best resorts is Havelock Island Beach Resort located in the most beautiful union territory of India. The experienced staff of this luxurious resort will help you with all the specific details you wish to have.

Wedding Party in Andaman

You just focus on having a blast! Handover your requirements to the resort’s planners, who are committed to make sure that you get complete worth for your money. Whether you want to have the party by the beachside or by its huge pool, you can have anything. Moreover, if you and your guests are also willing to try any water adventure activity to get that adrenaline rush, then the arrangements for the same can also be made. A pre-wedding beach party is something that you are going to remember always. Thus, you deserve nothing but the best. You need more than just a usual experience!

Wedding Beach Party in Andaman Islands
Wedding Beach Party in Andaman

Since you have made you mind to throw your pre-wedding beach party in the Andaman Islands, you should know that you don’t have to worry about renting the venue, hiring a catering service, searching for a good photographer, a florist, a DJ, a delicious cake, tables, chairs, etc. Havelock Island Beach Resort will offer you packages that are inclusive of everything. Fitting all your requirements, its skillful team organises parties the memories of which are etched in everyone’s heart. The planners will do everything keeping one thing in mind- to fulfill all your wishes. You along with all your near and dear ones are sure to enjoy a vacation of excitement and adventure together in such an exclusive party.

The best part of travelling all the way to the Andaman Islands is that you can have your pre-wedding party, wedding celebrations and honeymoon at the same destination. After your bachelor party, you can book the same venue for your wedding ceremony and honeymoon. Havelock Island (now known as Swaraj Dweep) is home to some of the most exquisite attractions on the whole island which are visited by tourists from all over the world. Imagine having your pre and post-wedding ceremonies in a dreamy and carefree natural setting by the beach shore on this lovely island. Visualize having the most romantic photographs clicked with your lover in front of a turquoise beach with white sand. Swooning over such a wonderful wedding experience is obvious!

If you have made up your mind to have the most memorable wedding celebrations anywhere in the Andaman Islands, then trust Andaman Island Travels to take care of all the arrangements. Contact them to get the best packages at the most affordable prices.

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