The ‘India-genous Travel’ survey by Agoda found that 39 percent of Indians hope to travel internationally by 2022, and their highest concern about travel is understanding the limitations and requirements for immunization or isolation .
In recent months, many countries have taken steps to reopen their borders, easing entry restrictions and allowing international travelers, including Indians, into their countries. The RT-PCR negative test is no longer needed when arriving at the airport for fully vaccinated travelers to selected countries.
You may find these resorts useful when planning your vacations.
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The RT-PCR test is no longer needed for vaccinated travelers with Covishield or AstraZeneca. Simply fill out the health promotion form and you’re good to go. Visit the Red Sea, the Mediterranean, and the Khan el-Khalili market while on land at the Great Pyramid of Giza. Visitors can also visit the Sahara el Beyda, the national park of Egypt’s white desert, or go for a swim in Hurghada – you can either go underwater or choose to dive. In Cairo, you should visit the Egyptian Museum if you want to learn more about the intricate culture of the country.
This island nation on the Persian Gulf now allows non-vaccinated travelers to enter without a pre-departure PCR test. Bahrain offers many attractions for tourists. Enjoy the rich and civilized history of this area by visiting the Al Jasra House and the Al Bahrain Museum. Browse through Manama Souq for some delicious spices, souvenirs, and sweets. Try traditional Bahraini dishes such as Machboos, sliced meat or fish cooked with fragrant rice cooked in sweet potato soup, or delicious Muhammar rice with dates. Visit Dive Bahrain for a dive into the world’s largest water park, and Nurana islands for kayaking and other water sports.
For travelers who have received their second vaccine at least six months before the trip to Lebanon, a pre-departure PCR test is not required. You just need to upload your vaccination certificate to the Ministry of Health website.
The diverse history and culture of Lebanon will amaze you with its mesmerizing panoramas, rich architecture, and delicate cuisine that makes your stay a memorable one. Discover one of the most beautiful Greco-Roman temples, Baalbek – the temple of Bacchus, the famous Lebanese cedars at Chouf, on Mount Barouk, and the Beiteddine Palace dating back to the eighteenth century. Go on a boat trip in Byblos to enjoy the sunset at the birthplace of Phoenician civilization, visit the beautiful QADISHA valley to explore the ancient churches and monasteries and take yourself off the streets. Don’t miss the Batara Gorge waterfall that drops 255 meters down into Balaa Pothole, a Jurassic sapphire cave.
On the 12th of February, France will no longer require fully vaccinated travelers to test an RT-PCR. While visiting one of the most popular destinations in the world, you will no doubt visit the Eiffel Tower, stroll down the Seine River, stroll to Mont-Saint-Michel, or stroll around the Old Quarters of Paris . However, there is more to experience in France than this. Run across the lavender fields in Provence, board a plane over the French Alps, travel in Dijon – a walking city where cars are not allowed, explore the vineyards in Burgundy, taste the great Champagne in Champagne, and explore the city of Lyon, known for its delicious cuisine.
The Turkish government does not require RT-PCR testing for vaccinated people around the world. Travelers only need to fill out a health form 72 hours before their arrival. Turkey is the perfect destination to resume your journey after the epidemic. It has a direct mix of cultural influences from Asia, Europe, and the Middle East paired with unforgettable natural wonders throughout the Turkish landscape. Relax in Thermal lake of Pamukkale lake, the white travertine terraces cascading down the slopes like an out-of-place snowfield amidst the lush landscape; Explore one of the oldest cities of the world, Konya, which dates from the 3rd millennium BC, and Kaymakli – an underground city in the Central Anatolia Region of Turkey; lift the hot air balloon to experience the calm, rocky valleys of Cappadocia; and relax with a traditional Hamam (Turkish bath) experience.
In Norway, travelers who have been vaccinated within nine months of their arrival do not need an RT-PCR test. Boost shots may be needed if the final dose is exceeded. If you are planning a trip to Norway, chasing the Northern Lights and watching the Arctic Circle will definitely be at the top of your trip. Apart from this spectacular view of the skies, this Scandinavian country has huge mountains, glaciers, museums, and many activities to do on your trip. Travelers can walk to Mount Floyen, a 399-meter-high summit that will give you a beautiful view of the city, explore the Geirangerfjord area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its Norwegian icy landscape, marvel at home -the best watch of the Arctic Cathedral, and even a visit to the world’s most powerful lake, Saltstraumen Maelstrom.
Includes inputs from IANS