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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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Vijay Nagar Beach

Vijay Nagar Beach is situated on the eastern coast of Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep). It will not be wrong to call Vijay Nagar beach as a hidden treasure of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Yes, you heard it right! Emerald blue water, clean & long coastline, beach lined with coconut trees providing ample shade to simply lie down and appreciate the picture-perfect scenery. 

Things to Do at Vijay Nagar

Sunrise – Situated on the east coast of the island, Vijay Nagar Beach is really a great place to witness the beautiful sunrise. Not to mention, one should not miss the opportunity to capture this in camera. Make sure you reach the beach before sunrise to see the beauty of the dawn.

Relax & Rejuvenate – The Vijay Nagar Beach has a long coastline which is lined by coconut trees. Simply sit in their shade, read a book undisturbed, gaze at the clear blue water & surroundings, meditate, do yoga, walk, or run… whatever is an ideal rejuvenating & recreational activity for you. Here picnic with either friends & family is also a great activity to indulge in.

Photography – The views at the beach are just picture perfect. One can definitely click some postcards like photos here. Also, the natural beauty here can sure turn out to be an ideal background for your romantic clicks.

Accommodation – Are you planning to stay at Vijay Nagar Beach during your visit to Havelock? Well, then there are several hotels & resorts situated around the beach for every traveller. Some of these are Ocean Tree Beach Resort & Spa, Munjoh Ocean Resort, Island & Blue Beach Resort, Silver Sand Havelock and more. So, you can book one depending upon your budget.

How to Reach – Vijay Nagar Beach is nearly 9 kilometres away from Havelock Jetty-the arriving point at Havelock. To commute to and from here one can use AC buses or rickshaw. For those who are keen to explore the area on their own then renting a motorcycle or bicycle would be a great option.

Best Time to Visit – Vijay Nagar Beach is a year-round destination. Every season has its own charm here. Yet, it is undisputed that most of the travellers visit here during Winters (November to February). This is also the peak tourist season of the area. During Summers the temperature generally does not rises beyond 32°C. Though, it might get humid at this time of the year, yet the cool breeze helps you stay cool and calm & enjoy the surroundings.

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