Destinations Open for Tourism from India

By Nikita Karia on Feb 28, 2022
Themes:  Travel Updates  | Category: News & Updates | Country:  All Over the World

After being confined to their cocoon for more than a year, travelers can now breathe a sigh of relief. Now your holiday plans don’t appear to be that far away. Since; many countries across the globe have started easing their travel restrictions, and a few have eliminated them.

I am sure your feet would be itching to travel to a foreign land, trek the imposing hills, hit the blue beaches, gorge on the exotic cuisine, get close to nature and wildlife, explore ancient monuments, and take a flight to travel out of India. Now – is the time – go for it! Seek our assistance to create your customized holiday – Be it – South Africa tour package or Dubai Tour package, or any other destination.

Mentally all set to travel – but the big question – Can Indians travel to international countries now? Which country should I choose? While some countries have yet to open their borders due to Omicron fears, many others are fully prepared to welcome tourists with all safety protocols in place.

Read on further; to find out about each country and various other crucial aspects for deciding your travel destination. A few of the countries that Indians can visit on a tourist visa post-Omicron are as below:

  • Dubai
  • Canada
  • USA
  • Swiss
  • France
  • Maldives
  • Srilanka
  • Turkey
  • UK
  • South Africa

Let us go through the vital requirement of each country post-Covid-19 and Omicron phase.

Dubai Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

 Dubai Tour PaackagesImage Source : http://cdn.cnn.com

RTPCR Requirements Present a negative result of a PCR test at the departure airport. This test should have been conducted within72 hours before travelling to Dubai. Passengers will have to take the test – on arrival at Dubai Airports
Quarantine Rules on Arrival All travelers will be tested again on arrival. If the test result is positive, you must stay in isolation as prescribed by the local government.
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Covishield,
Pfizer-BionTech,
Sinopharm,
Sputnik V.

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Yes – Open and working
Approximate Visa Timeline 3 to 4 working days
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Canada Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Canada Tour PackagesImage Source : https://www.commonwealthfund.org

RTPCR Requirements Present a negative result of a PCR test at the departure airport. This test should have been conducted within72 hours before travelling to Dubai. Passengers will have to take the test – on arrival at Dubai Airports
Quarantine Rules on Arrival All travelers will be tested again on arrival. If the test result is positive, you must stay in isolation as prescribed by the local government.
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Covishield,
Pfizer-BionTech,
Sinopharm,
Sputnik V.

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Yes – Open and working
Approximate Visa Timeline 3 to 4 working days
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United States of America Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

USA Tour Packages

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RTPCR Requirements Required – You need a negative COVID-19 viral test result taken no more than 1 day before travel
Quarantine Rules on Arrival Vaccinated travelers are recommended to self-quarantine for 5 days and take a viral test 3 to 5 days after arrival.
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Vaccines Accepted:
Covishield
Covaxin
Pfizer-BioNTech
Moderna
Janssen (Johnson Johnson)
Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Open only for Visa Renewals
Approximate Visa Timeline 3 to 5 weeks
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Switzerland Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Switzerland Tour PackagesImage Source : https://media.tacdn.com

RTPCR Requirements Not required – if you are fully vaccinated
Any unvaccinated person must present a negative RT PCR test less than 72 hours before departure
Quarantine Rules on Arrival Not required – if you are fully vaccinated
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:

Pfizer/BioNTech
Moderna
AstraZeneca
Covishield™
Janssen / Johnson & Johnson
Sinopharm / BIBP
Sinovac
COVAXIN®
Novavax
Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Yes – Open and working
Approximate Visa Timeline 15 working days

 France Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

France Tour PackagesImage Source : https://i.natgeofe.com

RTPCR Requirements Not required – if you are fully vaccinated
Any unvaccinated person must present a negative RT PCR test less than 72 hours before departure
Quarantine Rules on Arrival If the on arrival test result is positive, you must stay in isolation  as prescribed by the local government.
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Vaccines Accepted:
Pfizer,
Moderna,
Covishield
Janssen.

Flights are open or not? yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Yes – Open and working
Approximate Visa Timeline 5 to 15 working days

Maldives Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Maldives Tour PackgesImage Source : https://idsb.tmgrup.com.tr

RTPCR Requirements Negative RT -PCR Test required 96 hours Prior to travel
Quarantine Rules on Arrival No, tourists who do not have COVID-19 symptoms are not required to quarantine on arrival to the Maldives.
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Covishield
AstraZeneca
Moderna
Pfizer-BioNTech
Sinopharm or Sputnik V

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Visa On arrival
Approximate Visa Timeline NA

Sri lanka Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Sri Lanka Tour PackagesImage Source : https://info.ehl.edu

RTPCR Requirements on-arrival PCR test will be performed at the “L1 Safe and Secure” three-star or above category hotel for the first 2 days in Sri Lanka until an on-arrival PCR test is conducted.
Quarantine Rules on Arrival Fully Vaccinated Tourist do not have to quarantine.
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Covishield
Covaxin

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status E-visa
Approximate Visa Timeline NA

Turkey Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Turkey Tour PackagesImage Source : https://www.traveldailymedia.com

RTPCR Requirements Not required – if you are fully vaccinated
Any unvaccinated person must present a negative RT PCR test less than 72 hours before departure
Quarantine Rules on Arrival No – not required – if you have a valid vaccination certificate
PCR tests are carried out on a random sample of passengers on arrival. In case of a positive test result, they will be contacted and instructed to quarantine for 10 days
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Covishield
Pfizer/BioNTech
Sputnik V
Sinovac

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Yes – Open and Working
Approximate Visa Timeline Only 3 minutes for Turkey e-Visa and minimum 15 working days for sticker visa

United Kingdom Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

United Kingdom Tour PackagesImage Source : https://media.cntraveler.com

RTPCR Requirements Not required – if you are fully vaccinated
Any unvaccinated person must present a negative RT PCR test less than 72 hours before departure and also take another test on or before the second day of their arrival
Quarantine Rules on Arrival Quarantine – only if you are tested positive
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Covaxin
Moderna
Janssen
Novavax
Oxford/AstraZeneca
Pfizer BioNTech
Sinopharm Beijing
Sinovac-CoronaVac

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Yes – Open and working
Approximate Visa Timeline up to 2 weeks

South Africa Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

South Africa Tour PackagesImage Source : https://hh-certificates.sgp1.digitaloceanspaces.com

RTPCR Requirements Needed – PCR test must be taken no more than 72 hours before departure. All travelers will be screened on arrival and those presenting with symptoms will be required to have a Covid-19 test.
Quarantine Rules on Arrival No – only if test positive on arrival or arrive without PCR test.
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Covishield
Pfizer-BioNTech
Sinovac
Janssen (Johnson Johnson)

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Yes – Open and working
Approximate Visa Timeline 5 to 12 working days

Apart from the above ten destinations – some more are open for tourism as below:

Mauritius Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Mauritius Tour PackagesImage Source : https://www.traveldailymedia.com

RTPCR Requirements Present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure.
Quarantine Rules on Arrival No
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Covishield
Sputnik V
Moderna
Pfizer-BioNTech
Janssen (Johnson Johnson)

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Visa on Arrival
Approximate Visa Timeline NA

Kenya Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Kenya Tour PackagesImage Source : https://cdn.audleytravel.com

RTPCR Requirements Negative PCR test within 72 hours of departure from origin.
Quarantine Rules on Arrival No Only if you arrive without a negative PCR certificate = 14 days quarantine.
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Pfizer-BioNTech
Moderna
Sputnik V
Janssen (Johnson Johnson)

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status E-visa
Approximate Visa Timeline E-visa can be availed on the same day

Australia Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Australia Tour PackagesImage Source : https://www.planetware.com

RTPCR Requirements Negative PCR test within 72 hours of departure from origin.
Quarantine Rules on Arrival 14 Days Quarantine if tested positive on arrival or at Departure
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Pfizer-BioNTech
Moderna
Janssen (Johnson Johnson)
Covaxin
Covishield

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status E-visa online
Approximate Visa Timeline 10 to 15 days

Seychelles Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Seychelles Tour PackagesImage Source : https://www.ahstatic.com

RTPCR Requirements All travelers must submit proof of a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test that is done less than 72 hours prior to departure to Seychelles.
Quarantine Rules on Arrival No. 10 Days Quarantine if tested positive on arrival
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Covishield
Moderna
Sputnik V

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Yes
Approximate Visa Timeline NA

Egypt Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Egypt Tour PackagesImage Source : https://upload.wikimedia.org

RTPCR Requirements Not required – if you are fully vaccinated
Any unvaccinated person must present a negative RT PCR test less than 72 hours before departure.
Quarantine Rules on Arrival 10 Days Quarantine if tested positive on arrival
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Covishield
Pfizer-BioNTech
Moderna
Sputnik V
Janssen (Johnson Johnson)

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Yes – Open and working
Approximate Visa Timeline 2-15 days

Thailand Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Thailand Tour PackagesImage Source: https://static.toiimg.com

RTPCR Requirements All travelers must submit proof of a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test that is done less than 72 hours prior to departure. Day 1 & Day 5 RTPCR test pre-booked with Hotel stay and transfer
Quarantine Rules on Arrival international travelers who are unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated, they will be required to undergo the mandatory quarantine of 10 days
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Covishield
Pfizer–BioNTech
Moderna
Sinopharm
Janssen (Johnson Johnson)
Covaxin.

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Yes – Open and working
Approximate Visa Timeline 2 to 5 days

Indonesia Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Indonesia Tour PackagesImage Source : https://a.cdn-hotels.com

RTPCR Requirements All travelers must submit proof of a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test that is done 48 hours before arrival. There will be another RTPCR test on arrival
Quarantine Rules on Arrival Foreign nationals who have received the full-dose vaccines are required to undergo 5 x 24 hours quarantine. A day before the quarantine period ends, another RT-PCR test will be conducted
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Novavax
Sputnik V
Pfizer-BioNTech
Moderna

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Visa on arrival
Approximate Visa Timeline NA

Oman Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Oman Tour PackagesImage Source : https://www.omanair.com

RTPCR Requirements A negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before arrival
Quarantine Rules on Arrival 10 Days Quarantine if tested positive on arrival
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Pfizer BioNtech
Covaxin
Sputnik
Sinovac
Moderna
Johnson & Johnson
Covishield

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status E-visa
Approximate Visa Timeline 1 to 2 working days

Mexico Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Mexico Tour PackagesImage Source : https://assets.bwbx.io

RTPCR Requirements Not required
Quarantine Rules on Arrival Not required
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.
Accepted Vaccines:

Pfizer-BioNTech

Moderna

Covaxin

Janssen (Johnson Johnson)Flights are open or not?Yes VFS & Embassy StatusYes – Open and workingApproximate Visa Timeline2 to 4 weeks

Germany Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Germany Tour PackagesImage Source : https://www.alpadia.com

RTPCR Requirements A negative COVID-19 PCR test taken nor older than 72 hours before arrival
Quarantine Rules on Arrival Not required. 10 days quarantine if tested positive on arrival.
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Covishield
Covaxin
Moderna
Pfizer-BioNTech
Janssen (Johnson Johnson)

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Yes – Open and working
Approximate Visa Timeline 10 to 15 working days

Botswana Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Botswana Tour PackagesImage Source : https://www.collinsdictionary.com

RTPCR Requirements A negative COVID-19 PCR test taken nor older than 72 hours before arrival
Quarantine Rules on Arrival Travelers from India must quarantine for 10 days from their arrival in Botswana. They will undergo testing between days 5 and 7 of the quarantine period to determine whether they can end their quarantine period.
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Covishield
Covaxin
Pfizer-BioNTech
Moderna
Janssen (Johnson Johnson)

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Yes – Open and working
Approximate Visa Timeline 10 to 15 working days

Belgium Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Belgium Tour PackagesImage Source : https://images.ctfassets.net

RTPCR Requirements Not required if fully vaccinated
Quarantine Rules on Arrival Not required. 10 days quarantine if tested positive on arrival.
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Pfizer
Moderna,
Vaxzevria
Covishield
Janssen

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Yes – Open and working
Approximate Visa Timeline 10 to 15 days

Iceland Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Iceland Tour PackagesImage Source : https://imagesvc.meredithcorp.io

RTPCR Requirements Not required if fully vaccinated
Quarantine Rules on Arrival Not required. 10 days quarantine if tested positive on arrival.
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Covishield
Janssen (Johnson Johnson)
Pfizer-BioNTech
Moderna

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Yes – Open and working
Approximate Visa Timeline 10 to 15 working days

Azerbaijan Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Azerbaijan Tour PackagesImage Source : https://www.emerging-europe.com

RTPCR Requirements Negative PCR test tested within 72 hours prior to departure is required
Quarantine Rules on Arrival 14 days required
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Pfizer-BioNTech
Sputnik V

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Yes – Open and working – Evisa
Approximate Visa Timeline 10 to 15 working days

Finland Travel Guidelines Post COVID – 19

Finland Tour PackagesImage Source : https://www.globalization-partners.com

RTPCR Requirements If unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated – Negative PCR test tested within 72 hours prior to departure is required
Quarantine Rules on Arrival Not required if fully vaccinated and for those who carry a negative RT-PCR test during their travel
Vaccination Requirements Travelers must show a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 using an approved vaccine.

Accepted Vaccines:
Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)
Pfizer-BioNTech
COVISHIELD
Moderna
Covaxin

Flights are open or not? Yes
 VFS & Embassy Status Yes – Open and working
Approximate Visa Timeline 15 to 20 working days

Conclusion:

Furthermore, the information is updated regularly, so please double-check before you plan to travel. Note that each country still has some intricate details to permit tourists – thus, we recommend that you check the current status and seek our expert guidance at Flamingo Transworld to create the package for the country you desire.

About Author

Nikita Karia
Nikita Karia

Nikita Karia has eleven years of experience working in the B2B travel trade, focusing on international destinations. Thus, writing tourism content comes naturally to her. She has traveled across countries- like Singapore, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and South Africa.

Additionally, she has a flair for writing about healthcare, technology, mental health, education, and e-commerce. Her purpose of the write-up is to simplify the contents in a way that resonates with the reader. When she is not writing, she enjoys tweaking her gardening skills

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