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The Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a union territory of India, it is located in the southeast of the Indian mainland geographically, float in splendid isolation in the Bay of Bengal. Andaman & Nicobar islands are consenting with two groups of the island namely the Andaman & The Nicobar Islands. Andaman & Nicobar Islands are consisting of 836 islands, of which 38 islands are inhabited.
Andaman and Nicobar Island you can reach by Air or Ship. Airways is the best and convenient way to reach Andaman and Nicobar Island compare to ship Journey. You can able direct flights from Kolkata, Chennai, New Delhi & Bangalore it will take approximately 02:15 – 02:30hrs. from these cities. Most of the popular airlines are operating regular flights in this sector like Air India, Vistara, Spicejet, Goair & Indigo.You can also reach Andaman by Ship from Kolkata, Chennai & Visakhapatnam. Every month three to four sailing are available from Kolkata & Chennai. From Visakhapatnam, only one sailing is available every month. The most important thing is that it will take approximately 60-64 hrs to reach Andaman.Available cruise liners are; MV Nicobar, MV Harshavardhana & MV Akbar
No. Indian citizen's are not required passport to travel in Andaman.
The tropical climate throughout the year. The average minimum temperature is around 23°C and it goes above 32°C. Humidity is relatively high at about 70% to 90%, however, with a gentle breeze blowing most of the time it is still quite pleasant.
The best time to visit Andaman is from October to March but the Andaman Islands are open for Tourists in all seasons.
The Indian rupee sign (₹) is used in Andaman
Yes, the most of the hotels, Resorts & shops are accepting Credit/debit cards. But internet speed is not up to mark so, for an emergency you need to carry cash.
BSNL, Airtel & VI networks are available in Andaman so, before travel talk with your network operator.
The Andaman & Nicobar Islands have many places to visit but some places are extremely blown your mind, it has natural beauty, history, Flora & Fauna. The most famous places are; Cellular Jail, Havelock Island (Radhanagar Beach & Elephant Beach), Ross Island (Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Dweep), Neil Island, Baratang Island, Twin Islands (Ross & Smith Islands), Jolly Buoy Islands, Chidiya Tapu, Mount Herriet, Amrakunj Beach, Butler - bay Island & Long Islands, etc.
Radhanagar beach is the most popular and the best beach in Havelock Island. This Beach is one of the cleanest beaches in Asia, and hands down the best beach in Andaman also. Radhanagar beach got the prestigious honour of the blue flag certificate on 2020. A Blue Flag beach is an eco-tourism model endeavouring to provide the beachgoers clean and hygienic bathing water, facilities, safe and healthy environment.few more beaches are really commendable like; 1. Twin Islands : Ross & Smith Islands, 2. Lalaji Bay Beach (Long Island) 3. Laxmanpur Beach (Neil Island) 4. Butler Bay Beach (Hut Bay) 5. Aamkunj Beach (Middle Andaman)
Yes, The tourists need to carry a COVID-19 negative test report from a mainland-based ICMR approved lab using Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RTPCR). However, the sample for the 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 Kolkata at 0600 hrs. on 1st September 2021, the sample for the RTPCR test should have been taken not before 0600 hrs. on 30th August 2021).
Yes, The tourists/visitors on arrival at Port Blair airport have to undergo mandatorily 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's 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 center on case to case basis. Other guidelines prescribed by the Ministry of Civil Aviation for the airport (available at https://www.mohfw.gov.in and SOP) issued by the Airport Manager, VSI also need to follow.
If the tourists/visitors/traveler tests positive during the stay in the Islands, he/she will need to undergo institutional isolation as per existing health protocols. The cost of such isolation for govt. the facility will be paid by the tourists as fixed by the administration from time to time.
Yes, All the Tourism activities like; Museums, Sound and Light Show, Beaches, Snorkelling and Boat Rides, Scuba Diving, Sea Walk, Sea Kart, Jet Ski and Parasailing Activities are Re-open in South Andaman and North & Middle Andaman Districts, w.e.f 03.08.2021. Order No. 608 is issued by the Andaman and Nicobar Administration & Directorate of Tourism.