Himachal Pradesh Set To Reopen Tourism Next Week With Minimum Stay For 5 Days

With India gradually resuming operations to kick-start tourism after three months of a complete lockdown, Himachal Pradesh is also planning to reopen the state to tourists with some Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). 

Himachal Pradesh had stalled operations until now but plans to recommence tourism activities, starting next week. Chief Minister, Jai Ram Thakur stated that the state is opening up for tourism with guidelines that are required to be followed by interested travelers.

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to be followed

Every state has drawn its own rules and restrictions. Tourists interested to venture into Himachal Pradesh should take note of the following regulations before heading there. 
  • It is mandatory for every tourist to get a COVID negative test report before entering the state. 
  • The reports should be drawn by recognized labs under the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) only. 
  • No further restrictions will be imposed on moving about the state. 
  • Tourists should have a minimum stay of 5-7 days within the state. 

Himachal Pradesh's Case Count

The state is well under control with its COVID positive cases. The state had no new cases in the last 24 hours and the current case count for the state is 1046, with 326 active ones, and 9 reported deaths. 

Himachal Pradesh is home to famous tourist destinations like Kullu, Manali, Chamba, and Shimla. Bestowed with Himalayan ranges, scenic landscapes, religious sites, and vibrant culture. It is undoubtedly one of India's favourite mountain getaways! 

Do you plan to head to Himachal once the state reopens? Let us know in the comments below!

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