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Andaman COVID-19 Guidelines For Tourists Arriving at Port Blair 2020-2021

After the 6th month of lock down now Andaman tourism has been started from 27th September'2020 (World Tourism Day) and Andaman & Nicobar is ready to welcome the guests on the Island. If you are planning for an Andaman trip with your family and friend are on the coming months then you must know the Andaman COVID-19 Guidelines For Tourists Arriving at Port Blair 2020-2021 at Veer Savarkar International Airport, Andaman.

Cellular Jail - Andaman
Cellular Jail


COVID-19 Tourist Arriving/ Travelers Guidelines to arriving at Andaman 2020-2021: 

All the tourists arriving at Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar island from 26th December'2021 onward mandatory carry RT-PCR negative test report must be issued from an ICMR approved Lab, But the condition that RT-PCR test should have been taken within 48hrs before the journey.



Who Travel to Havelock (Swaraj Dweep) & Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep):

  1. Those who wish to travel Swaraj Deep (Havelock) & Shaheed Dweep (Neil Island) do not required the test again if he/she carrying the COVID-19 RTPCR/TNT Test Negative report which is done either Port Blair Airport/ICMR approved lab in the mainland.
  2. However, If in case any symptoms are developed during the trip, the tourists are requested to inform immediately to the nearest PHC/CHC. After that necessary steps will be taken as prescribed by Doctor.
  3. Till North, and The Middle Andaman Islands, Nicobar group of islands and Little Andaman Island is not permitted for tourism activities till further next orders.

If Tourist tests got Positive for COVID-19 on arrival or during stay

  1. If tourist tests got Positive for COVID-19 on arrival at Port Blair Airport, then COVID-19 protocols will be followed. The institutional isolation facility (ITI Dollygunj COVID Ward) cost paid by the tourist/travelers which is Rs.1000/-
  2. However, if the tourist/travelers wants to stay at hotels instead of ITI Dollygunj COVID-19 Ward he/she can stay in the hotel but if all the conditions below are met:
  • Patients should be asymptomatic and age not more than 60 years old.
  • Request/undertaking is made by patient in writing.
  • If allowed by doctors.

Hotels  will  make  necessary  arrangement  to  designate  a  part  of  their rooms for institutional isolation for this purpose.


Activities Open/Closed for the Tourist arriving in Andaman 2020-2021

 

Place

Activities

Name of Activities

Closed/Open

Remarks

 

 

 

Port Blair

 

 

 

Museums

Cellular Jail

Open

 

Anthropological Museum

Open

 

Chatham Saw Mill

Open

 

Naval Marine Museum

Open

 

Sound & Light Show

Open

50% Seating Capacity Only

Sound and Light Show at Ross Island

Closed

 

 

Place

Activities

Name of Activities

Closed/Open

Remarks

 
 
  • South Andaman

  • Middle Andaman

  • North Andaman 

 

 

 

Beaches & Islands Hooping

Corbyn’s Beach

Open

 

Ross & North Bay

Open

50% Seating Capacity in Boat

Wandoor Beach (Redskin / Jolly Buoy)

Open

 

Chidiya Tapu

Open

 

Baratang  

Open

 

Mount Herriet  

Open

 

Rangat Part

Closed

Till Further Notice

Mayabundar Part

Closed

Till Further Notice

Diglipur (Ross & Smith Island)

Closed

Till further notice

 

Place

Activities

Name of Activities

Closed/Open

Remarks

 

 

 

 

 

 

Port Blair

 

 

 

 

 

Water Sports Activities  

Snorkeling (North Bay)

Open

Snorkelling kit must be carry by the Guest

Glass boat ride (North Bay)

Closed

Till further notice

Semi Submarine (North Bay)

Closed

Till further notice

Dolphin Glass Boat (North Bay)

Closed

Till further notice

Sofa Ride (North Bay)

Closed

Till further notice

Banana Ride (North Bay)

Closed

Till further notice

Sea Kart  (Corbyn’s Beach)

Open

 

Parasailing (North Bay & Corbyn’s Beach)

Open

 

Scuba Diving (North Bay)

Open

 

Sea Walk (North Bay)

Open

 

Jet Ski  (North Bay & Corbyn’s Beach)

Open

 

 

Place

Activities

Name of Activities

Closed/Open

Remarks

 

 

Havelock (Swaraj Dweep)

 

 

Beaches

Radhanagar Beach

Open

 

Elephnat Beach

Open

Snorkelling kit must be carry by the Guest

Kalapathat Beach

Open

 

Govind Nagar Beach  

 

Open

 


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Place

Activities

Name of Activities

Closed/Open

Remarks

 

 

Havelock (Swaraj Dweep)

 

 

Water sports activities

Snorkeling

Open

Snorkeling kit must be carry by the Guest

Scuba Diving  

Open

 

Sea Walk

Open

 

Parasailing

Open

 

Game Fishing

Closed

 

Kayaking  

 

Closed

 

 

 

Place

Activities

Name of Activities

Closed/Open

Remarks

 

Neil Island(Shaheed Dweep)

 

 

Beaches

Bharatpur Beach

Open

 

Laxmanpur Beach

Open

 

Sitapur Beach

Open

 

Natural Bridge / Natural rock formation  

Open

 

 

 

Place

Activities

Name of Activities

Closed/Open

Remarks

 

Neil Island(Shaheed Dweep)

 

 

Water sports activities

Snorkeling

Open

Snorkeling kit must be carry by the Guest

Glass Bottom boat ride

Closed

 

Scuba Diving

Open

 

Jet Ski

Open

 

Sea Walk

Open

 

 

Ferry Schedule for Tourist to Havelock Island  & Neil Islands:

After such a long waiting, finally the directorate of shipping services has given the permission to the Private Cruise/ Vessel on 23rd November,2020 and declared the new schedule for Havelock (Swaraj Dweep) & Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep). The directorate of shipping services has taken the decision based on the current situation in Andaman & Nicobar Island. They thought this decision will help to reviving the Tourism activities in these Islands.

Here are, the New Schedule for Havelock (Swaraj Dweep) & Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep):

 

Trip

Vessel

From

To

ETD

ETA

01

Makruzz

Port Blair

Swaraj Dweep

12:00Hrs

13:45Hrs

Swaraj Dweep

Shaheed Dweep

14:00Hrs

15:15Hrs



Shaheed Dweep Port Blair 15:00Hrs 16:45Hrs
























 

Important Note:

  • Compulsory Thermal screening all Entry & Exit Point.
  • Compulsory face mask properly all time during on-board vessel.
  • Passengers should be report at boarding point at least 02hrs prior to departure.
  • Passengers must carry the COVID-19 (RTPCR/TNT) negative report.

In Andaman, available speed vessels are Makruzz, Makruzz Gold, Makruzz Pearl, Green Ocean, Green Ocean 1, Green Ocean 2 & ITT Majestic Etc. If you are planning to travel Andaman, you can book your Private speed vessel tickets online by own.

Now, Makruzz Logistic offer 10% discount on pre booking and offer name is “Pay Now, Travel Later" and they are also offers the free, flexible rescheduling and free cancellation up to 24hrs prior to departure so, you can grab this offer to your future Andaman trip. Book you andaman  cruise tickets.

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