YES, Indian travelers who are negative to covid19 are allowed to visit Rwanda. Whereas most countries have banned tourists from India, Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills is still open for Indian travelers. Are you an Indian who wants to explore Rwanda? The land of a thousand hills is still open for you. Despite the surging positive covid19 cases in India, Rwanda Development Board is still giving the negative covid19 travelers to come and explore the beauty of this Small Park. Enjoy Rwanda safaris for mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park, game viewing in Akagera National Park and chimpanzee tours/canopy walk in Nyungwe Forest National Park for a lifetime experience. Still in Rwanda, you can also visit the King’s Palace, Kigali genocide memorial and Kigali Convention Centre among others.
Covid19 Requirements for Indian Travelers to Rwanda
Travelers to Rwanda from India MUST be covid19 negative. On arrival at Kigali International Airport, travelers are asked to fill and complete the passenger locator form with a copy of the covid19 test certificate. Your driver guide will pick you up from Kigali International Airport and transfer you to the designated hotel to do a second covid19 test. The passenger locator form and the names of hotels designated for covid19 testing can be found on www.rbc.gov.rw. Any traveler who tests positive upon arrival will be quarantined and taken through medication on his/her bill. Those who test negative can receive results in about 5 hours after testing and will proceed with the safari
The cost of flying from Delhi India to Kigali International Airport in an economy class costs Rs70, 000 or more per person.
Top travel attractions in Rwanda
• Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes Park
• Golden Monkey trekking in VNP
• Game viewing & boat cruise in Akagera National Park
• Kigali City tour
• Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe Forest
• Canopy walk in Nyungwe Forest
• Mt Karisimbi hiking
• Mt Bisoke hiking
The other countries open for India travelers
Besides Rwanda, the other countries, which allow India travelers include:
Russia: Being the world’s largest country in the world, Russia is open for world travelers and Indians are not excluded. Moscow and St Petersburg are the top tourism centers in Russia. The top attractions include Hermitage Museum, Winter Palace, Red square, Catherine Palace and St Basil’s Cathedral are the top places to visit in the two cities of Moscow and St Peter’s Burg. Travelers from India into Russian should have the negative Covid19 PCR issued 72 hours before arrival. The flight from Delhi to Moscow in an economy class costs from Rs36,000 and above per person.
Serbia is yet another country open for travelers from India. There are few flights between Mumbai and Belgrade, which require advance bookings. The top attractions in Serbia include Kalemegdan, Subotica City Hall, Church of St Sava, House on the Drina and Studenica Monastery among others. Travelers are required to provide a negative RT PCR test taken at least 48 hours before departure. Travelers aged 12 years and below are not allowed in Serbia.
Indian travelers are also welcome to Iceland. Fully vaccinated travelers are allowed to fly from Mumbai to Reykjavik for as low as Rs 1.1 lakh for a one-way trip in the economy class. Travelers are also tested again on their arrival at Reykjavik.
Travelers from India with valid visas are welcome in Uzbekistan. The must see attractions in this country include the Walled City of Khiva, Ark and Chor Monor, Amir Timur Museum, Registan and Gur-e-Amir and Aydarkul Lake among others. All travelers must have a negative PCR test issued 72 before departure. The return flight from Delhi to Tashkent in the economy class costs Rs33,000 per person and upwards.
Indians can travel to Egypt but with reduced flights. The red seas, Matrouh and South Sinai are the top attractions in Egypt. Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, a health screening is conducted and travelers are asked to fill a declaration form. However starting from August 15 2021, all arrivals to Cairo will be required to present a negative RT-PCR test and the results issued 72 days before departure.
Indians with Valid visas can peacefully travel to Ethiopia with no restrictions. The top places to visit in Ethiopia include Semien Mountain National Park, Visit Ancient Islands Monasteries, Rock Hewn Churches of Lalibela and visit to Gondar Castles. All travelers MUST have a negative RT-PCR test certificate, which should not exceed 120 hours before arrival. The return flight from Delhi to Addis Ababa in the economy class is RS 41,000 and upwards per person while the nonstop flight starts from RS 96,700 per person.
Travelers from India with any type of Valid Visa from Afghanistan are allowed to visit the country with no restrictions. The places to visit in Afghanistan include City Walls, Buddha Niches, Babur Gardens, Bala Hissar and Gazar Gah among others. Travelers are subjected to 14 Days of self-quarantine upon their arrival at Kabul. A return economy class flight from Delhi to Kabul cost Rs 15,800 and upwards per person.
All travelers from across the world including those from India will be allowed to visit Mauritius from July 15, 2021. From July to September, only vaccinated travelers will be allowed to tour the country. Starting with October. All vaccinated travelers will be permitted without restrictions. A negative RT-PCR test issued 72 hours before departure is required. A return flight from Delhi to Mauritius in an economy class cost Rs 35,000 and above per person.
Conclusively, mots countries are now open for tourism! Check and confirm with your travel agent for the covid19 updates and guidelines before the flight.