On October 12, the People's Committee of Quang Binh Province announced that it had just assigned the Department of Tourism to prepare a plan to restore domestic tourism, a set of safety assessment criteria to prevent and control the Covid-19 epidemic with tourism activities, and a plan to pilot the tourism package programmes before October 15.
Many new attractive and safe eco-tours in Quang Binh are waiting to be discovered by visitors.
Accordingly, Quang Binh is receiving tourists who are living and working in the province excluding areas that are implementing Directive 16 of the Prime Minister.
As for other localities, Quang Binh welcomes tourists from “yellow” and “green” zones. If coming from a green zones, tourists must have a certificate of full vaccination of two doses of Covid-19 vaccine, of which the last dose must have been injected at least 14 days, and no more than 12 months, prior to the time of entering Quang Binh.
For visitors from yellow zones, guests need to simultaneously present a certificate of vaccination or certificate of recovery from Covid-19 disease along with test results similar to those applied to travellers from green zones.
In addition, visitors from the region need periodic testing every three days until they return to their localities and are only allowed to participate in package tours, self-contained tours or specific tourism products and specific services with small scale as permitted by the local government.
Excursions, exploring nature in the rainy season - a new tourism product of the Ruc ethnic group of Chua Ta Dat Company (Quang Binh).
Those who have recovered from Covid-19 must have a certificate of negative test for SARS-CoV-2 by RT-PCR method (within a period of no more than six months) and a certificate of recovery, hospital discharge or confirmation of adequate antibodies as prescribed if treated at home.
Guests participating in tour programs must not exceed 20 people per group. All visitors must strictly implement 5K measures during the tour.
A number of tourism businesses in Quang Binh have built closed tour programmes (pick up guests at the airport, stay, tour and see off) to submit to the Provincial People's Committee for consideration and approval.
These are all 2-3 day tours with groups of about 8-12 guests that are both safe and new. Service staff have all been vaccinated and will be tested before the trips to ensure safety.