Tourism activities reopen in Andaman and Nicobar Islands after three months
In the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, all tourist activities were reopened after more than three months. Beaches, nautical activities, museums and boat trips will resume in all the islands except Nicobar.
As a result, quarantine rules have also been relaxed for tourists or visitors coming from the mainland to the islands. From now on, tourists or visitors will only have to undergo quarantine in hotels until their RT-PCR report becomes available. For which a free test will be performed on arrival at Port Blair as before. Prior to that, a mandatory seven-day home segregation was in effect.
After testing negative in Port Blair, they can go ahead on their plan. However, a valid negative RT-PCR report is required as before when boarding the flight to Port Blair. The sample must have been taken within 48 hours of the start of the trip.
The decision will prove to be a great relief for the islanders, as many of them are associated with tourism in one way or another. It is one of the main sources of income for the A&N Islands. People were desperately awaiting the reopening of tourist activities. The mundane roads of Port Blair will soon be filled with wandering tourists.