Updated Travel Guidelines for 5 Major Destinations

Due to the recent spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country, several states have modified their travel guidelines. States have imposed a number of intra-state travel restrictions and have introduced new quarantine rules for international travellers.

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Here are the latest updates from 5 major destinations –


As per the latest guidelines, seven days of home quarantine is mandatory for all international travellers arriving at the Bangalore Airport. RT-PCR on the 8th day is also made compulsory. The report must be uploaded on the Air Suvidha portal.

Here is the official confirmation –


All people entering the state, including the fully vaccinated, have to produce a negative RT-PCR report (issued 72 hours before arrival) or undergo a test at the airport. It is mandatory for those being tested at the COVID screening centres to isolate themselves. 

Read the official order for more details –


As Rajasthan receives the maximum influx of tourists during this time of the year, the government has tightened their guidelines to curb the spread of the virus.

Passengers arriving at Jaipur, Udaipur or Jodhpur Airport have to carry either an RT-PCR report or their final vaccination certificate. Those not in possession of either will have to undergo a test.

Here is the tweet –


All the passengers travelling to Leh have to undergo a mandatory RT-PCR test on arrival irrespective of their vaccination status. They will have to stay in home isolation till the results are declared.

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu has extended the lockdown restrictions till 31st January. The state has imposed a night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am for the weekdays (Mon to Sat) and will observe a complete lockdown on Sundays.

People will not be allowed in places of worship between 14th and 18th January.  Special inter-district buses for Pongal will run at 75% capacity. Also, the Tamil Nadu government has issued an SOP for Jallikattu events, allowing only 150 spectators or 50% of seating capacity (whichever is less). Full vaccination or negative RT-PCR test report not older than 48 hours a must

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