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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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Trekking in Havelock Island

There are plenty of exciting things to do in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands for adventure lovers. Trekking in Havelock Island is one such activity that is loved by fitness freaks and nature lovers. There are a number of lovely trails where you can go for trekking in trekking in Havelock Island. If you want the best trekking experience, then it would be great if you book trekking tour packages in Havelock Island in advance. Andaman Island Travels is a well-known travel agency located in Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Its experienced staff will tell you about the best spots for trekking in Havelock Island where you can get the best of nature. Book trekking tour packages in Havelock Island to spend quality time in the lap of nature. 

Elephant Beach

Havelock Island is home to the best beaches in all of Asia. It is also one of the most beautiful tropical destinations in India. Its Elephant Beach is popular for snorkeling and other exciting water sports. One can easily reach this gorgeous beach by taking a ferry from the jetty. But if you love adventure, then tie your laces, pack your backpack, and trek through lush greenery and mangroves to reach the beach. At the starting point, there are guides in case you want their service. Otherwise, you can trek to Elephant Beach alone as well.

Mount Harriet National Park

Nearly 70 kilometers from Havelock Island, Mount Harriet National Park is a great destination for trekking. A well-known national park in the Andaman Islands, it is counted among the most exotic and most visited national parks on the island. Mount Harriet National Park is spread across an area of 46 square kilometers, set at a height of 383 meters. It is home to a few species like that of Andaman wild pigs, turtles, and robber crabs. You should choose to avail the facilities of the Forest Guest House also if you are willing to spend quality time amidst the wilderness. 

Mount Harriet is the third highest peak in the archipelago. The sixteen-kilometer trail from the mountain to Madhuban will take you through a lush green forest that is home to stunning varieties of flora and fauna. From here, you can enjoy panoramic views of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. An elephant safari is also an exciting way to explore the stunning views of Mount Harriet in case you are not up for the trekking. 

Location: Hope Town, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744107

Timings: Monday to Sunday – 7 AM to 5 PM

Entry Fee: INR 10 per child (Indian), INR 25 per adult, and INR 250 per person for foreigners

You can also trek from Diglipur to Saddle Peak National Park, which is the highest point of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. But yes, it is quite far from Havelock Island. This national park spans across an area of 85 square kilometers.

Contact Andaman Island Travels today to book trekking tour packages in Havelock Island.

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