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  • 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

  • RT PCR report on arrival

    Updated: 14 Aug 2021
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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 Havelock Island

With a focus on promoting eco-tourism, Havelock Island (now known as Swaraj Dweep) is one of the places that the administration of the Indian union territory has permitted and encouraged the development of tourism. In 2004, much of the devastation by the Indian Ocean earthquake and its resulting tsunami was avoided here. Near Govind Nagar, a lighthouse was established in 2005 at the northern point of Havelock Island in the Andaman Islands.
 
Havelock Island is an exceptionally gorgeous tourist destination in the Andamans that is a must-visit place as well. It has some of the loveliest beaches on the island such as Radhanagar Beach, Kalapathar Beach, Elephant Beach, etc. Moreover, this spot is also perfect for enthralling water sports like scuba diving, snorkeling, parasailing, banana boat ride, and many more. Along with all this, the Beach Resorts in Havelock Island are also one of their kinds. Well-equipped with all the modern amenities, these properties are committed to offer total comfort and relaxation to esteemed guests.

Known for its calm beaches, pristine waters, and romantic vibes, Havelock Island has gained popularity as a serene beach destination all over the world. Along with that, the island is a great place for food lovers from all across the world. You can try a number of delicious seafood dishes here. The island is a paradise for seafood lovers.

If you are a foodie, then we would highly recommend that you stay at Havelock Island Beach Resort (HIBR). It is particularly sought-after across the island for its scrumptious food. The beachfront property has an on-site restaurant, Sea Dragon, which serves multi-cuisine food like Indian, Chinese, etc. The dishes are rated extremely delicious by the guests staying here. You should try seafood while you are here. A view of the sea, friendly staff, and lip-smacking food- there is no other place that brings all these together like the resort’s bar- Nemo Café and Bar. This delightful café has grown to be one of the most incredible places for enjoying a quiet dinner by the seashore. Its cozy setting includes comfortable sitting, lovely ambient lighting, and soothing music.

You can Book Budget Resorts in Havelock Island from the list of properties given below:

Best/Top Hotels In Havelock Island

1-star
The Kingdom Resort
El Dorado
Radhakrishna Resort

2-Star
Green Valley Resort
Gold Star Beach Resort
Orient Legend Resort
Emerald Gecko
Royal Palace
Wild Orchid Beach Resort

3-Star
Symphony Palm Beach Resort
Holiday Inn Beach Resort
Coral Reef Resort
Havelock Holiday Beach Resort
Aparupa Sands Marina
Cross Bill Beach Resort
Aquays Hotels & Resorts

4-Star
Havelock Island Beach Resort
Silver Sand Beach Resort
Munjoh Ocean Resort
Sea Shell Resort
Haywizz Havelock Island Resort
N K Havelock Eco Resort

5-Star
Taj Exotica

Trust Andaman Island Travels for all your hotel bookings in Havelock Island. It is a well-known travel and tour company located in Port Blair, the capital city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Its holiday experts will make sure that you get the best deals on your stay.

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