The lockdown phase all over the world, was one such phase wherein we started again indulging ourselves into our old hobbies, binge-watching movies & series, cooked new recipes every day and spent the best time with our family members. But, now is the time, we all need to step out of our home and admire nature, our country and breathe in some fresh air and travel again like a free bird.
Be it couples, kids or senior citizens, we all now desperately need a break and want to travel freely, without any worries. But we are still confused regarding the state policies framed by the Tourism sector along with different rules followed by different states. Some have to mandatory submit a negative COVID19 report, some states ask travellers to get quarantine for a few numbers of days, and so this all creates a lot of confusion whether to travel or not.
But keeping aside this confusion, the tourism industry is now in full swing and wants to desperately start tourism in their state and on the other hand, we as the general public has started to search options for holiday packages relating to short & safe trips and even air travels to other states. And in no such time, the tourism industry is definitely going to boom again, so let’s have a positive attitude towards this industry and start to explore ourselves in different places again. While we plan to travel again, it’s also our own responsibility to take care of ourselves by being sanitized, wearing face masks and following a proper hygiene way.
So are we ready to step out and enjoy air travelling or even road tripping? Or are we still in fear of getting quarantined for 14 days over there? If you are, then don’t worry at all, we have jotted this blog to solve all your queries relating to travel, be it by air or road. Have a quick read to the below states policies post COVID19 travel & who are ready to welcome tourists again with the best of the services. And then the next step for you must to check out some of the India tour packages, and book a tour to your favourite place.
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So let’s check some of the ideal & places to travel along with their travel rules listed below:
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Chandigarh is one of the great city and union territories, and also the best place to live and has been a known business centre. It is said that Chandigarh is the first planned city after India got its Independence. This city has many attractions & historical places to keep you busy for the weekend and even for 3-4 days if you wish.
Places to Visit:
But before you plan to book a holiday package to Chandigarh, let’s check what are Chandigarh Airport formalities needed to be followed:
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Many times also referred to as “Dev Bhoomi”, Himachal is also known as the land of gods & goddesses. With scenic tours, stunning mountains, flowing valleys & rivers & most importantly a peaceful atmosphere, makes this destination the most favourite one for all. You have many places to visit in Himachal Pradesh and at least need 10 perfect days to enjoy here to the fullest.
Places to Visit here:
Also, refer to the below points that must be taken care of at the airports- Shimla, Kangra, Kullu:
One of the easiest state to travel, as you don’t need to provide any negative certificate relating to your COVID test, and also don’t require to register on the state website.
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With immense of history, traditional culture & heritage, and some of the awesome cities to visit, Rajasthan- the Land of Kings, is one of the best places to visit post COVID19. This state has everything for each age group. And you can easily plan a 10-day itinerary to this state with covering all the major cities here and enjoying every famous sightseeing.
Must cities to cover:
Where to Stay?
Now have a quick read about the COVID regulations to be followed at all the airports as below:
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Pondicherry or also called as Puducherry can be said as of the most charming beach destinations of South India. With French streets & structures, beautiful blue water beaches, and lots of options for dining and hanging out, Pondicherry can prove to be one of the best beach destinations for a quick short break.
But before you plan a trip here, let’s have a quick view of the rules regarding the entry to this destination at the Puducherry Airport.
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With being rich with scenic beauty, the Gujarat state also has many cities that can be explored and you can easily plan a week’s vacation to any parts of Gujarat and have a fun-filled holiday. Gujarat is a combination of scenic spots, greenery, beaches, sacred sites, and much incredible sightseeing. Each city here has its own charm and happiness be it Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Kutch, and so on.
Places to visit:
Cities here have very good options to stay over ranging from low budget to luxury hotels.
Let’s see what rules needs to be followed while your entry to any of the airports in Gujarat (Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar, Rajkot, Surat, Bhuj, Kandla, Vadodara& Porbandar)
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When we think of Kerala, there are these few words that recall in our mind, like say, flowing palm trees, green surroundings, scenic beauty, rice fields & paddies, backwaters, and the list still continues. This state has something to offer to any age group. You can plan a cosy vacation here with around minimum of 5 days that can be stretched up to 10 days. The main cities which need to be covered are Munnar, Thekaddy, Alleppey, Kovalam, and Kumarakom.
Things to do here:
You can plan a trip to Kerala during the most favourable months that is starting from October & lasting till March.
Don’t forget to carry an umbrella, flip-flops, cotton clothes, mosquito repellent & sun-screen, depending on the season you travel to Kerala.
As soon as Kerala opens the door for tourists, you can enjoy this beautiful state for an amazing break from this lockdown zone.
So let’s wait regarding the updates about the tourism sector for Kerala state post COVID19.
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This tiny state located on the western coast of India, is one of the favourite party place, honeymooner’s paradise, and perfect holiday destination for many of us. There are many places to enjoy and things to do during your stay in Goa. From beaches to shacks, nightlife to food options, and amazing selection from the different categories of hotels & resorts. If you are beach lover & desperately need a change, without a second thought, book your tickets to Goa now.
Things to do in Goa:
Best hotels to stay:
And the best part of this state is that it doesn’t require any thermal testing during entry or any quarantine thing to be followed. But then it should be your individual responsibility to avoid crowds & groups’ and be masked and sanitise whenever needed.
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Maharashtra is known for mountainous ghats, cool hill stations, greenery, and many trekking paths. For people residing in Mumbai, Pune, Surat, and other parts of Gujarat do often visit these hill stations and destinations like Lonavla, Mahabaleshwar, Matheran, Igatpuri, and even Mumbai & Pune cities. With being under a stressful COVID time, now this state is in full war mode to help tourism boost and open free travel in majorly all these places.
The famous places perfect for a weekend getaway or a break are:
The COVID 19 rules adhered at all the airports of the state (Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Jalgaon and Nagpur) are listed below:
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To make your holiday a perfect one, this state has many hill stations, beaches, wildlife sanctuaries & sacred sites. West Bengal shares its state’s border with Bay of Bengal & hence it has a very beautiful coastline. Kolkata being the main city of West Bengal along with being the capital, has still kept intact its historical & cultural importance. With a rich heritage & culture, this place should definitely be a place to visit post the COVID times.
Why West Bengal is famous?
With this you also get plethora options of hotels ranging from three star properties to higher end luxurious ones.
To enjoy this state, let’s have a quick view at the post COVID19 regulations followed by this state on arrival at the airport (Bagdogra & Kolkata) as stated below:
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This state is favourite with every age group- young, adults or senior citizens as it has activities suiting each one of us. Pilgrimages & sacred sites for old people, trekking spots & road journeys for hikers & hill stations, cosy weather & scenic beauties for families and couples. Along with this you can also enjoy some of the best adventurous activities here and get great options of hotels & resorts. Let’s check what places are must to visit here and why!
Now as we saw some great places here & are beginning to plan for this state, let’s quickly go through the COVID19 rules followed at the main airports here (Dehradun & Pantnagar).
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Punjab is located in the northern side of India and shares its border with Pakistan and the state following the Sikhism religion by their core of heart. Known for the picturesque village culture, turbans, Golden Temple in Amritsar and most importantly the Punjabi food, this can be very good choice for a break for the bordering states post lockdown. Check the tourist places listed below:
Now the most important thing, is to know the quarantine rules at your arrival at all the airports (Bathinda, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Pathankot Ludhiana)
A north state of India, with Lucknow being the capital of the state and the state also being famous for the Taj Mahal- the UNESCO heritage site, with also many forts, sites, ghats & wildlife sanctuaries. Find below the renowned places to check here:
Now let’s check the COVID19 rules to be followed at your entry to this state at the airport (Gorakhpur, Agra, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Prayagraj).
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Madhya Pradesh is the second largest state of India and hosts some of the best wildlife sanctuaries & has the highest number of UNESCO heritage sites in India. Also, the Indore city is the cleanest city in whole of India, the state of maximum gharials & many religious places.
Find the below COVID19 rules to be followed on arrival at the airport (Indore, Khajuraho, Bhopal & Jabalpur).
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This north-eastern state, is one of the most scenic and at the same time an unexplored state of India. With scenic roads & pathways, amazing mountain ranges, Buddhist monasteries, lakes & much more, this state should definitely be in your travel list post the lockdown. With all this geographical features, this state is also rich in flora & fauna. The best time to be here is from October to April months that during the winter & spring season. And don’t forget to get yourself and your family registered for the permit needed for your entry. Do check their tourism website for more details about the same.
Things to do in Arunachal Pradesh:
Top places to definitely visit:
Also below listed are the post COVID19 rules adhered by this state, have a look:
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Daman and Diu, two gems concealed on India’s west coast offer a captivating blend of societies, legacy, and an uncontrollably wonderful scene to investigate.
Daman and Diu are constantly referenced at the same moment. Authoritatively, they comprise a Union Territory; geologically however, they are two particular seaside enclaves isolated by around 750 km. In the Gulf of Khambhat is where you can find Daman, while Diu is located on Kathiawad coast of Gujarat & is a pretty tiny island. Alongside Goa, Dadra, and Nagar Haveli, they were Portuguese fortifications for more than four centuries, until they were proclaimed free of frontier rule in 1961.
Main places to visit in Daman:
Places to See in Diu:
The quarantine to be observed at the Diu airport are as below:
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Karnataka is one of the naturally beautiful state of India & has many stunning geographical features, making the state one of the most popular tourist destination. It enjoys the geological features like the beaches, water bodies, dense green forests, coffee plantations, Rocky Mountains & a rick culture & heritage influence of the major dynasties. Most popularly, the northern part of the state is much more luring for the tourists rather than the other parts of Karnataka.
Places to visit in the Northern Karnataka:
For a pleasant stay, visit this place from the months of October to March.
There is something we need to know about the quarantine rules followed at the airports (Bengaluru, Hubbali,Belgavi, Mysuru, Kalaburagi&Mangaluru), let’s check in the below lines:
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We all sometimes need silence & peaceful climate for our own peace of mind, & sometimes even try to find peace in our vacations & with this heavy months of lockdown, a destination with serenity & peace is something we need. And Ladakh is one of them. With stunning views of Himalayan ranges, Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, lakes & rivers, Ladakh is a place to be must visited once in your lifetime.
The best time to visit here is from June to September when the temperature ranges from 3 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celsius.
Some of the important places to visit in leh:
But this place also needs us to follow some COVID19 rules on our arrival, which are listed as below:
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The state of Nizams- Hyderabad, shares a historical importance and one such state which has a rich culture & heritage till date. Along with being a great hub for business & IT sector, the state also enjoys a great tourism and you can enjoy some of the great activities here at your visit. Be it the film city at the Ramoji, or the colourful shopping market of Charminar area or the historical Golconda Fort, everything here is pleasure to enjoy.
Hope the above post COVID19 rules followed by each state have given a clear picture to your travel idea& plans. So don’t wait & check the amazing India tour packages & book a holiday tour with your family & have the best time out there.
But at the same time, do make sure you take proper precautions at the time of travel, keep hand sanitising several times, wear mask & maintain social distancing
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