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  • Andaman Tourism Opens

    Updated: 14 Aug 2021

    From 3rd August 2021 Tourism activities re-open in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. In view of the steady decline in cases of COVID-19 in Andaman Nicobar Islands an order has been issued by the Director of Tourism Department today regarding reopening of all Tourism activities in South Andaman and North Middle Andaman District from today.

  • 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 subject to compulsory RAT testing for Andaman Trunk Road commuters which will be carried out at Forest check post on the spot / same day on payment of applicable charges

  • RT PCR report on arrival

    Updated: 14 Aug 2021
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  • The tourists need to carry COVID-19 negative test report from mainland based ICMR 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. 
  • 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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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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Hotel Sea Shell Port Blair

Port Blair

Seashell, Portblair is centrally air-conditioned and has a restaurant, conference hall, banquet hall, a business center and roof top lounge bar. Each room is fitted with a 32” LCD TV, electric kettle, superior quality spring mattress, rain shower, and luxurious interiors. Besides an eclectic mix of fine dining, leisure activities and comprehensive business facilities, the hotel also provides easy access to the city that is rich in its history and cultural heritage.

SeaShell, Port Blair has been built to blend simple charm with exotic surroundings and offers guests an environment where business meets fun and relaxation. Guests can enjoy an authentic cuisine and can take along the SeaShell experience. Our staff, which consists mainly of the locals, are trained to make our guests feel at home, away from home.

Our Initiative:

Our air-conditioning is based on the energy-efficient technology. We use energy-efficient LED, CFL lamps, solar geysers & Minibar as it has not got compressor which helps in saving the electricity. We do our best to offer nature-oriented services and maintain an eco-friendly atmosphere. We are deeply committed to meeting the needs of all guests, while making a minimal impact on our natural surroundings.

Services & Facilities : 

  • Multi-lingual hotel staff.
  • Room Service.
  • Laundry service.
  • 24 hrs front office /Reception.
  • Daily Housekeeping charges included in the Tariff
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Bathrooms attached with Hot & Cold water
  • Car Bikes and Boats available on charter
  • No minimum stay required

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AC Standard Room
AC Standard Room

7000.00

Spacious and luxurious room with a huge French window. LCD TV, 24 hours running hot and cold water, electronic safe, tea/coffee maker are provided in the room.

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AC Executive Room
AC Executive Room

9000.00

Spacious and luxurious room with a balcony, overlooking the scenic city of Port Blair. Amenities like LCD TV, 24 hours running hot and cold water, electronic safe, tea/coffee maker are provided in the room.

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AC Deluxe Room

9900.00

Spacious and luxurious room with a sit-out where you can enjoy the sea breeze. Amenities like LCD TV, 24 hours running hot and cold water, electronic safe, tea/coffee maker are provided in the room.

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Facilities :

Bed + Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Accommodation Features :

Superior

For Reservation Contact:

Port Blair Office: 14/4, Shop no 3, J.N Road, Goalghar, Port Blair ,744102 Delhi Office : GF10, Indraprakash Building, Barakhamba Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi-110001

+91 9932080051

contact@andamanisland.in

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