Are you thinking about your next trip? You can travel to some countries, although Covid-19 cases are high. The trips will be different from the past because every country has its quarantine regulations and rules. Some countries are open to visitors but they have their regulations. Accordingly, below you will find 10 of those countries and their quarantine rules which are open for visitors.
Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region in China with 27,880 million tourists per year. Hong Kong consists of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the New Territories, and some other small islands. It has two official languages - Chinese and English. If you visit Hong Kong between April and May, you can participate in a bun festival which is organized by Cheung Chau Island residents. They build a tower of buns, nowadays they use plastic instead of the real version.
If you enjoy shopping you should visit an amazing market in Hong Kong which is called Temple Street Night Market. Unlike other ordinary markets, it is open all night. Many people do not want to spend their day shopping, so visiting this market at night will work for them.
Do you enjoy looking at the country from the top of a mountain? You can visit Victoria Peak, a bus or a taxi can be taken to the top of the mountain but there is also a Peak Tram which is also funny. Adventurous people can also hike to the top.
Travelers need to undergo a nucleic acid test for Covid-19 before the flight to Hong Kong. The test should be done within 72 hours before the scheduled time of departure. All travelers except China will need to be quarantined at a Designated Hotel for 21-days upon arrival. On the 19th day of the quarantine, travelers should undergo testing again.
Bangkok, the capital of Thailand has 22,453 million tourists per year. The city is also known for its amazing museums. The Bangkok Forensic Museum offers exhibitions of human anatomy. It has a hall of horrors that contains deformed babies and gruesome autopsy photographs. The kids are not allowed to visit the museum.
Thai Air Force Museum is another amazing place that contains an interesting plane collection.
Khao Yai National Park is the oldest national park in Thailand. It is popular for its wild elephants. The area has a rich fauna with gibbons, jackals, and even bears. The waterfall famous from “The Beach’’ movie where Leonardo Dicaprio is the main character is here. You can see it if you take part in hiking in the park.
People from a list of “low risk’’ countries can visit Thailand by buying a Thailand Special Tourist Visa. All foreign arrivals must quarantine for 14 days in the country at a state-approved quarantine hotel.
If you visit Dubai we advise you to see Burj Khalifa which is the tallest building in the world. It is a multi-use building with restaurants, hotels, apartments, office space, and tourist attractions. The building is three times as tall as the Eiffel Tower. Burj Khalifa has the highest number of stories, the highest occupied floor, the highest outdoor observation deck, the elevator with the longest travel distance, and the tallest service elevator in the world. Moreover, the elevator of Burj Khalifa speeds 10 meters per second.
Dubai Mall is also one of the top tourist attractions in Dubai. Exclusive brands, popular restaurants, entertainment places can be found at the mall. Besides shopping, it is a place that impresses lots of tourists.
Besides the beaches, you can also visit Wild Wadi Water Park if you are a fan of water parks. It is next to the Burj Al Arab hotel with lots of attractions.
Have you heard about the Dubai Miracle Garden? The garden has unique 3D floral arrangements. When you visit the Miracle Garden do not forget to visit the Dubai Butterfly Garden. It is a home for 15,000 types of butterflies.
If you plan to visit Dubai in 2021 you should have a PCR test at the departure airport. It should have been conducted within 96 hours before traveling. Some people may be tested again in Dubai, so they should remain in quarantine until they receive the test results.
Most of the tourists visit Rio de Janeiro when they are in Brazil. They visit the colossal Art Deco statue of Christ, called Cristo Redentor; it is on the summit of Corcovado. You can easily visit Amazon Rain Forests and see the waters in Encontro das Aguas. There are boat trips that take you into the rain forests, a network of rivers, channels, and lakes formed by three rivers. You can see monkeys, sloths, parrots, turtles, and other wildlife on a boat trip.
Porto de Galinhas is considered Brazil’s best beach. The town next to the beach is very colorful and old-fashioned. You can swim, scuba dive to explore nature inside the water.
If you plan to visit Brazil in 2021 you should have valid travel insurance that covers covid and a visa. You have to show a negative PCR test taken no longer than 72 hours before departure.
Manuel Antonio National Park is one of the most famous places here in Costa Rica, the surrounding area is known for its beautiful beaches and forests. Lots of butterflies and colorful birds are found very easily here. There are trips which can carry you to places where lots of animals are such as monkeys and sloths. On the hillside, there are lots of restaurants and stores.
If you enjoy surfing you can visit Jaco. The beach here is really pleasant. The waves are generally smaller than in other areas along the coast. Jaco differs from other areas along with the coastal towns with its modern stores and buildings. The hotels and restaurants are modern and with high standards. Finally, do not forget to visit Tortuguero National Park. It is important with its green sea turtle, so people come here to watch turtles.
No tests or quarantine are needed to visit Costa Rica, visitors must only show proof of insurance and fill out an online health form before entering.
If you want to watch whales visit Samana Bay. Every winter, from December to March lots of whales enter Samana Bay to mate and give birth. There are whale watching trips. Many companies offer day trips to different destinations on the island.
People who are crazy about street shopping can visit El Conde Street. It’s a traditional street with a great market place. The street also has caves where you can visit and enjoy different music styles and dances.
All nations can visit the republic without testing and quarantines. Only a small percentage of visitors will be random tested.
Labadee is the place where visitors can have a rest, do the shopping, and do watersports. Owned by the Royal Caribbean International cruise company, the white sandy beaches and crystal water here make it one of the most enchanting destinations on the island. There is also an opportunity to try ziplines.
Gelee Beach is the longest and most romantic stretch of sand in Haiti, with fishing boats bobbing on the horizon and the sweet smell of coconuts in the air. There is always delicious seafood in restaurants and summer musicians come and sing, so the nice atmosphere is ready for you. They also organize dance and music festivals.
Now no mandatory quarantines or tests are required.
If you love visiting historical places visit the Great Pyramid of Cholula. It is home to the largest pyramid in the world. The building process was started 2300 years ago. On the hill, a catholic church was built in 1594.
There are many Mayan structures at Bonampak which is an ancient archeological site in the state of Chiapas. The ancient art helps to explain the ancient culture and history of the Mayans.
The most lovely cliff diving for swimmers is also available in Mexico. The town where people visit for cliff diving is called Acapulco.
Mexico is open to all visitors with no testing and quarantines.
Arusha National Park which is small, just 137 square kilometers offers the viewing experience of zebras, elephants, and giraffes. The second-highest peak of the country, Mount Meru, is located in this area.
Over 2 million flamingos live in the area of Lake Natron. The horizon seems to be pink, so do not lose the chance to see flamingos. Tanzania is waiting for you!
No mandatory quarantine period is in place, however temperature checks, masks wearing, social distancing is in effect.
As we say Indonesia, we imagine the beaches of Bali. If you are looking for an excellent beach vacation the beautiful and luxury beaches are for you. Anyone who travels to Bali is going to have warm sand and blue water on their mind, and the island doesn't disappoint. Kuta is the best-known beach and is great for those who like to combine sun, surfing, and socializing. Because of its popularity, you'll find no shortage of restaurants and things to do here.
Borobudur, an ancient temple in Indonesia is one of the top UNESCO World Heritage sites and one of the greatest Buddhist sites in the world. It was built in the 8th century in the shape of a Buddhist mandala.
For both Indonesian and foreign nationals showing no symptoms of COVID-19, a 14-day self-isolation is strongly recommended. a health certificate stating a negative COVID-19 PCR test result is mandatory. The negative test certificate must be in English with the test being taken no more than 7 days before arrival.
Arriving without said negative COVID-19 test certificate will require you to undergo a COVID-19 swab test and quarantine at your own expense. The test results may take 7 days to produce.
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As an addition, here is the animated statistics of the most tourist destinations from 1995 to 2019.