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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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Best Hotels/Resorts in Diglipur Island

If you are looking to Book Budget Resorts in Diglipur Island during your vacation in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, then trust none other than the best- Andaman Island Travels. This reliable travel and tour company is located in the capital city- Port Blair. Its expert professionals are committed to serving you the best of everything at this beautiful destination of the Indian union territory.
 
One of the pioneer resorts in the town of Diglipur, Turtle Resort offers its guests the most luxurious feeling while travelling and relaxing while on a leisure trip in the islands. It is located at a convenient location, that is, easily accessible from everywhere. Tourists have easy access to popular sightseeing points in the town as well. The facilities offered here are sure to make your stay comfortable, pleasant, and memorable. For tourists visiting Diglipur, this resort is an excellent and pocket-friendly choice. The staff speaks Hindi and English and is always at your service. Turtle Resort is best-suited for honeymooners and vacationers. Enjoy your stay in Diglipur at one of the Beach Resorts in Diglipur Island!

Some of the Best/Top Hotels in Diglipur Island are as follows:
Turtle Resort
Pristine Beach Resort
Saddle Peak View Resort
Titlee Guest House
APWD Guest House

These properties in Diglipur, Andaman Islands offer eco-friendly accommodation offering serene beauty and splendid comfort to its guests. The rooms are beautifully designed, and decorated with comfortable furniture and good quality linens. These satisfy the needs of all the guests. The fully equipped private bathroom has a shower and free toiletries. With complete hygiene and comfort, your stay here will be pleasant.

An oasis of peace and tranquility, the accommodations in Diglipur are places where you can enjoy onsite restaurants, bars, and cafes during your stay. Bars are well-stocked where you can enjoy fine wines, cocktails, and other spirits.

The hotels and resorts in Diglipur are well-equipped with all the modern facilities and services such as:
Restaurant
Dining Area
Power Backup
Housekeeping
Room Service (Limited duration)
Parking
Public Restrooms
Umbrellas
Torch
Attached Bathroom
Luggage Storage
Multilingual Staff
Luggage Assistance
Beach
Laundry service
Children Activities (kid/family-friendly)
Air conditioning

Your vacation in the Andaman Islands is incomplete if you don’t go for scuba diving in Diglipur. This tourist attraction is popular for having white sandy beaches, hypnotising turquoise lagoons, colorful corals, tempting cobalt waters, and enthralling marine life. Imagine going into the depths of such a magical place! People from all over the world come here to experience this amazing water adventure activity, and their preference is Diglipur because that’s the one-stop destination for enjoying water activities at their best.

Andaman Island Travels will also book your scuba diving slot in Diglipur. And if you are interested in more such enthralling activities like snorkeling and trekking, then also AIT will take care of everything. Whether it is your transfers, accommodations, or adventure sports slots, all the bookings will be done smoothly well in advance.

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