Iraqi Kurdistan is currently open to international travelers.
Where Can I Go?
Updated 22nd April, 2022
This is your one stop shop for all Covid-19 travel updates for every destination we offer. We all know that travelling during these times can be difficult, but with more and more countries starting to ease restrictions, here’s the latest updates and where we’re traveling to in the age of Covid.
All tours to Afghanistan are currently suspended due to the current security situation.
Iraq is processing visas on arrival. We are running regular tours to Iraqi Kurdistan and Southern Iraq. There is no quarantine in place.
Individuals traveling to Iraq are no longer required to hold a negative PCR test. A proof of full vaccination against Covid-19 is all that is required.
Click here for more info on Iraq tours.
North Korea closed completely for International tourism in January 2020. The re-opening date is still unknown.
Click here for a full list of our 2022 North Korea Tours.
Pakistan is open to tourism.
Travelers arriving in Pakistan must provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival.
There is no mandatory quarantine in place.
Click here for more information on Pakistan tours.
Click here for our Papua New Guinea Tours.
Flights are currently operating every Monday from the UAE. We are running regular tours to Socotra as normal. No PCR test is required.
Somalia is open and travelers flying to in will need to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test, taken no more than 72 hours before arrival.
There is no quarantine with a negative test and normal travel is possible.
We have been successfully running normal trips to Somaliland and southern Somalia throughout the pandemic.
Click here for more information on Somalia tours.
The Syrian borders have reopened to international tourism. The visa application process is taking up to 2 weeks. All our upcoming Syria tours are confirmed departures.
Visas are currently not available for US passport holders.
Click here for more info on Syria tours.
Turkmenistan has suspended all flights and is not issuing tourist visas currently.
Click here for more information on Turkmenistan tours.
Is it safe?
Here’s how we make our tours as Covid safe as possible;
- We require all travellers & guides to be tested before arrival.
- We are currently only offering small group trips in private transport.
- We are on hand at all times to support you with all the information you require pre, during and post tour.
We insist on having travel insurance for all of our tours – even better if your policy has Covid cancellation protection. See here for more info on travel insurance.
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