Domestic Tourism resumes in KeralaOct 12 , 2020
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The government of the South Indian state of Kerala is all set to open tourist destinations, houseboats, adventure parks, and boating services for domestic tourists in 2 stages. If domestic visitors come to Kerala for short trips less than 7 days, there will be no need for quarantine but should be registered at the COVID Jagratha portal. If the stay exceeds 7 days, then, along with following all COVID-19 health advisories, tests from ICMR/State Government approved laboratories need to be taken and must remain under quarantine until the results are out.
The first stage of reopening domestic tourism will open tourist attractions like adventure parks, water sports, houseboat services, speed boats, boating, elephant shelters, backwater trips, along with Eravikulam Park, Munnar, Mattupetty, Malampuzha dam, and Silent Valley, totaling up to 184 destinations. This stage involves controlled access, social distancing, and Break the Chain norms to be implemented at all tourists attractions and activities
The second stage of the reopening will allow public to enter beaches across the state from November 1 onwards. This stage will follow strict SOP ordered by the State to areas that have no controlled access. Health and safety measures will be applied to the entire hospitality sector.