2020 went panicking and getting accustomed to the ongoing pandemic. As we entered 2021, we were trying to normalize everything and with the second Covid-19 wave, we again went through a tough time. And all these months, we have been sitting at home, working on our hobbies in our leisure time. However, the traveler inside us often wants to go out and explore the world. Well, the good news for all the travel enthusiasts is that if you have completed both the dosages of Covid-19 vaccination, you can visit some of the states in the country.
9 Places Open for Vaccinated Travelers in India
Goa always tops the list of travel destinations in India. It is in fact the top destination to travel after the vaccine, especially if you are going with your bunch of friends. There are forts, age-old churches, lively beaches, and colorful and vibrant flea markets, where you can spend some awesome time with your friends. You can take a cottage to stay in and feel at home. And if you are in Hyderabad, Bangalore, or Mumbai, traveling to Goa can be one of the best road trips for vaccinated travelers.
Top attractions: Anjuna Flea Market, Tito’s Lane, Chapora Fort, Baga Beach, Candolim Beach, Calangute Beach, Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Basilica of Bom Jesus, and Ashvem Beach.
Again, one of the places you can travel if vaccinated. Sikkim is one state where you can find peace no matter wherever you are going. The capital city of the state, Gangtok is the kind of a place where tourists can spend days and have a relaxing time. You can wake up to the view of majestic mountains and enjoy the pleasant weather here. And if you have time, you can even visit Tsomgo Lake. If you plan your trip during the winters, you can find most of the places under the blanket of snow.
Top attractions: Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Tsomgo Lake, Nathula Pass, Rumtek Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Lachung, Cable Car ride in Gangtok, Pelling, Namchi, and Yumthang Valley.
In the list of places for vaccinated travelers, Punjab also has taken its space. The state, which is rich in culture, offers some of the most beautiful cities in the country, and you can also find many historical and religious attractions here. On visiting the state during the winter season, you can find mustard fields, where you can go and get some pictures clicked. You can also get to eat the very delicious ‘Sarso da Saag and Makke di Roti’. There are various cities in the state where you can go for a road trip and each of the cities comes with its unique set of attractions. You can also find here the most planned city of India, Chandigarh.
Top attractions: Jallianwala Bagh, Golden Temple, Wagah Border, Anandpur Sahib, Durgiana Temple, Bathinda Fort, and Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum.
The north-eastern state, Meghalaya is certainly one of the most beautiful states in the country. You will never regret your decision of visiting this state even for a second. From the beautiful weather to welcoming locals, from sumptuous cuisines to unique tourist attractions, Meghalaya should be on anybody’s bucket list for various reasons.
Top attractions: Mawlynnong Village, Cherrapunji, Mawsmai Cave, Elephant Falls, Dawki, and Nohsngithiang Falls.
5. Himachal Pradesh
Ask the Delhites, and most of them will say their favorite destination for a short vacation is Himachal Pradesh. The majority of the places are rich in verdant greenery and have the best weather. If you want to breathe fresh air and soothe your eyes with the best of scenic beauty, you must head to Himachal Pradesh.
Top attractions: Manali, Rohtang Pass, Spiti Valley, Shimla, Mcleodganj, Tirthan Valley, Dalhousie, Dharamshala, Bir Billing, Kufri, Chail, Great Himalayan National Park, Manikaran Sahib, and Solan.
Whether you want to visit the pilgrimages or witness the wildlife closely, or just want to unwind in the lap of nature, you can go to Uttarakhand. This is one of the places allowing vaccinated travelers now. You must try the local food wherever you go in this state.
Top attractions: Jim Corbett, Haridwar, Kedarnath, Rishikesh, Badrinath, Almora, Mussoorie, Auli, Lansdowne, Mukteshwar, Ranikhet and Chakrata
7. Madhya Pradesh
If you are the kind of person who loves learning facts from history, you will love your trip to Madhya Pradesh. Tour Khajuraho and Sanchi Stupa will be a treat to your eyes. You can also visit several national parks here.
Top attractions: Pachmarhi, Bandhavgarh National Park, Pench National Park, Gwalior Fort, Udayagiri caves, Panna National Park, Kanha National Park, Ujjain, Orchha Fort, Omkareshwar, Bhimbetka, Patalpani Waterfall, and Choral Dam.
From religious attractions to pristine waterfalls, from beaches to the Statue of Unity, you can find a lot of things in Gujarat. It is also one of the states that is ideal for road trips in India.
Top attractions: Lakshmi Vilas Palace, Statue of Unity and Sardar Sarovar Dam, Gir National Park, Somnath Temple, Pirotan Island, Devbhoomi Dwarka, Diu, Bhuj, Patan, Zanzari Waterfalls, Dholavira, Hathni Waterfalls, Dandi Beach, Kabirvad, Sabarmati Ashram, and Rann of Kutch.
Do you still find the stories of Kings and Queens fascinating? In that case, you should visit Rajasthan at least once in your lifetime. You can find a touch of regality everywhere in the state.
Top attractions: City Palace of Udaipur, Jaisalmer Fort, Lake Pichola, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Amer Fort, Ranthambore National Park, Mehrangarh Fort, Kuldhara village, Pushkar Lake, Sam Sand Dunes, Dilwara Jain temples, and Chittorgarh Fort.
To make the most out of your trip, you can take a car rental from Revv. Their self-drive car rental option will enable you to choose the timings of your trip and the breaks you take, at your convenience. You can book the car rental service through the website of Revv or their app.