This pandemic has changed a lot of things in our usual lifestyle. Now, we have to think several times before making any tourist Destinations decision. As this is not just about us it is also about our family, friends and our loved ones. Whatever we do will eventually make an impact on them as well hence, we choose to avoid our regular habits, lifestyle and comfort. There are a lot of traveler who would have never thought of this situation while planning for their travel Destinations.
If you are traveler and you have had enough of this pandemic and lockdown, we have top 5 places in India where you can visit during Covid-19. “We can’t stop walking due to fear of falling down”, the same goes with this situation. So, there are a few precautionary measures we need to take while travelling to stay safe. So we will be discussing the safety measures before the travel Destinations list:
You should have 2 separate bags, one which has all your essential products that you will use while travelling and another one for your clothes and other products that you will be using at your Destinations like clothes, deodorants your makeup etc.
Products that you will need while traveling are mentioned below:
- Keep a bottle of sanitizer (Spray): It is better to sanitize the seat before you sit and other parts of the public transport that you might touch. Keep the spray handy so that you use whenever you feel you have touched something that should not come in contact to your face. (Note: Try not to touch your face at all)
- Wipes: After spraying your seat, handles, doors etc just wipe it off and throw the wipes in a bin, make sure the bins are closed or you can just wrap it in some paper bag/any kind of paper and then throw it.
- Few pair of Gloves: Wear gloves before leaving your place and after cleaning and sanitizing everything just remove those pair of gloves and throw it in a bin.(Sanitize your hand before wearing the gloves and then sanitize your gloves)
- Mask: All of us know how important it is to wear a mask. You can choose any mask however while travelling we would suggest the best that you can afford.
- Face Shield: We all are aware of masks, however few of us may not know about the face shields. You can go to any medical store and they will help you with that, you can also make it at home. There are designer shields are available too. It is to protect your eyes from any kind of bacteria or virus.
Once you reach your Destinations, keep this bag away from the things you will be using on the trip, also as soon you reach and check-in to your hotel room please make sure you take a shower, wash your hair properly and sink your clothes in warm water for few hours and then wash.
Now we will be discussing the top 5 safe places to visit however we will suggest our readers to keep in mind that while eating anywhere or using any kind of services please keep a check if the places are sanitized well or not, also if the chef/waiter is using gloves or not while serving you or offering anything:
Let’s begin with the destination which is safe these days in India:
Sikkim is the place in India, which is in the middle of mountains; people say that Sikkim is tucked away in the lap of Himalayas. There is no better place to stay calm and composed after such a situation all over the world. Sikkim has great culture and food that will convince you that it was a break worth taking from the life we are living. You will be relieved to know that Sikkim has only 13 Corona virus cases registered till date which makes it a safe place to roam around as well.
Popular places in Sikkim: Gangtok, Pelling, Ravangla and Lachung.
2. Port Blair
Do you like beaches and mountains both? So, Port Blair is the best place for you to take a break from this boring lockdown phase. This is the place where you can get both (beaches & mountains) at the same time. When you decide to trek you can go out on a trek and when you decide to make castles you can go for that as well. You can do both the same day, make a schedule for morning and evening.
You get tropical monsoon weather throughout the year and it is recommended to visit Port Blair in summers and winters, this is the best time for you to make it happen. There are only 33 cases registered so far in Port Blair
Popular places in Port Blair: Cellular Jail(Now memorial), Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island, Samudrika Marine Museum and Viper Island
If you think you won’t be able to survive in an isolated area or village kind of place then we have this place for you. Meghalaya is a perfect blend of nature and civilization. Also, this place has perfect mixture of sites, fun activities, food and culture. There are a lot of beautiful buildings and lakes. There are only 43 registered cases for now in Meghalaya.
Popular Places in Meghalaya: Cherrapunji, Guwahati, Shilong and Dawki
Assam is also a place in Northeast. If you appreciate the beauty of nature this is the best place for you. There are also archeological sites, tea plantation and the hills make it a better place to take a break. This vacation of yours will surely give you a lot of pictures for your Instagram. And if you are a painter kind of a person what are you waiting for, just pack your bags and leave. Considering the Covid situation, the situation is not that critical in Assam. There are 54 cases recorded till date.
Popular places in Assam: Kaziranga National park, Guwahati Kamakhya temple, Manas National park and Majuli Verdant and peaceful river Island.
So, if you are looking for a place with scenic beauty and with the blend of history Nagaland is the place for you. Nagaland is the state where the tribes are found from ages. They are known as Nagas. You will adore their form of dance and culture. You may find yourself in a difficult situation considering their food, as most of us usually do not eat fermented food, dry fish, etc.
However for those of you who are non vegetarian, it is the place for you to experience the variety of food. Total registered cases of corona virus are 127, so you may have to be a little bit careful. Just be alert and you are good to go.
Popular places in Nagaland: Kohima Museum, Dimapur park and garden and shopping, Mokokchung and Khonoma, Birdwatching.