Costa Rica Ethiopia

With the vaccination drives touching a new high, travel restrictions have eased out in many parts of the world. Earlier this year, numerous countries had banned Indian and international travel due to an uproar in COVID-19 cases but now restrictions have toned down a bit. Several countries have waved a green flag offering countless travellers the chance of making the most out of the newfound flexibility. International travel is finally on the list for the Indian travellers, and they are ready to tick off destinations what they had been wistfully dreaming to scout. Let’s take a look at the countries Indians can travel considering the parameters of the new normal.

Costa Rica

Indians holding a valid visa can journey to Costa Rica. The must-see attractions in Costa Rica are Venado Caves in San Carlos, Teatro Nacional a notable building in San Jose, Parque Nacional Isla del Coco a National Park in Southern Costa Rica, Reserve Santa Elena Cataratas Nauyaca a waterfall in Dominical and Museo de Jade Museum in San Jose.

COVID-19 Protocols- Visitors need not undergo quarantine or testing. Filling up the Health Pass is mandatory.


Ethiopia has opened ways only for the visitors who comply with the rules. Here are the top places to visit in Ethiopia Bet Giyorgis, a church in Lalibela, Simien Mountains National Park in Northern Ethiopia, Northern Stelae Field an archeological site in Aksum, Blue Nile Waterfalls, Northern Ethiopia, and Danakil Depression in Northeastern Ethiopia.

COVID-19 Protocols – Travellers above ten years of age journeying to Ethiopia must present a negative RT-PCR test certificate for COVID-19 before they board the flight. The validity of the certificate should not exceed 120 hours on arrival from the sample date. Visitors not carrying the certificate will have to undergo quarantine.

Rwanda Armenia


Rwanda known as the land of thousand hills has few rules for the vagabonds coming in. Hotspots in Rwanda that you must make your way to are Volcanoes National Park in Northwestern Rwanda, King’s palace museum – Rukari in Nyanza, Rubona Peninsula a landmark in Gisenyi, Nyamat Church, and Rusumo Falls in Eastern Rwanda.

COVID-19 Protocols - Visitors must present a covid-19 PCR negative test report taken within 120 hours of departure. On reaching Rwanda, the travelers must quarantine for 24 hours at a designated hotel. They must also await the result of the second covid-19 test report conducted on arrival.


Armenia has several must-see attractions for ardent rovers to discover. Explore Geghard Monastery in Garni & Geghardm, Matenadaran and History Museum of Armenia in Yerevan, Lori Berd fortress in Stepanavan, and Old Khndzoresk cave in Goris on your visit.

COVID-19 Protocols Travellers must have an RT-PCR test report taken 72 hours earlier to arrival or taken at the airport.

Russia Serbia


Exploring the entire 17 million square kilometers of Russia might sound challenging, but there are a few points of interest that vacationers can enjoy visiting. Lenin’s Mausoleum, Red Square, a historic site & St Basil’s Cathedral in Kremlin & Kitay Gorod, Moscow Kremlin, Catherine Palace, Hermitage Museum, and Winter Palace in St Petersburg are fun to visit.

 COVID-19 Protocols: the passengers arriving in Russia must hold a printed negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test report, taken 72 hours before arrival.


Serbia is dotted with a spectacular landscape and is a delight to the eyes, no matter whichever direction you choose to go in. However, Uvac Canyon, Studenica Monastery in western & central Serbia, Vratna Gates in eastern & southern Serbia, Belgrade Fortress & Church of St. Sava in Belgrade, are some of the must-visit spots.

COVID-19 Protocols: Visitors must provide a negative RT-PCR test result, issued 48 hours before departure. However, this does not apply to travellers below the age of 12 years.



Visit Turkey the vibrant country sprinkled with several tourist hotspots. Topkapi Palace Museum in Istanbul, Hagia Sophia Museum & Basilica Cistern in Sultanahmet, Caves of Heaven and Hell in Narlikuyu and Patriarchal Church of St George in the Golden Hour are a must visit.

COVID-19 Protocols: Upon arriving to Turkey, travelers must undergo a 14-day institutional quarantine. Visitors must also take an RT-PCR test on the 14th day.

Indians can travel to the countries listed above if they follow the government-regulated precautions and travel advisory floated out by each of the travel destinations. Even if you fit in, you must keep yourself posted with the latest covid-19 protocols before you head out to any place.

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