With recent surge in COVID-19 cases, night curfew has been imposed in Pune from 8:00 PM to 7:00 AM till further notice.
Entry is open from all domestic states, however, every international tourist will have to provide a negative RT-PCR report which must not be older than 72 hours at the time of arrival. In case of domestic tourists, visitors coming from NCR/DELHI, Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Goa, and Kerala to carry RT-PCR report not earlier than 72 hours before the scheduled time of landing. Passengers not having RT-PCR reports must undergo RT-PCR tests at the airport at their own expense.
All major districts of Maharashtra, including Pune are experiencing night curfew in which:- People can move about at night, but gatherings of more than 5 people in public places will not be allowed.- Shopping malls, restaurants, auditoriums, theatres, and other public places such as beaches and gardens will remain closed from 8 pm to 7 am. (Restaurants can continue home delivery and takeaway services).- Social, political, cultural and religious gatherings will be allowed during night curfew.- Weddings will be restricted to 50 attendees and funerals and last-rites ceremonies to 20 attendees strictly.Violators will be fined up to Rs 1000.
No quarantine & hand stamping for asymptomatic domestic passengers.International travellers have to home quarantine or do self-health monitoring for 14 days, or as warranted.Travellers coming to Pune from the UK, Europe, and the Middle East will have to undergo mandatory institutional quarantine for 14 days at their own cost. They may take the RT-PCR test on the 5th to 7th day, and if confirmed negative, they can spend the remaining days in home quarantine.The following categories of travellers will be exempted from institutional quarantine if they produce the relevant documents:- Passengers above the age of 65- Women in advanced stages of pregnancy- Children below 5 years of age and accompanying parent- Passengers requiring medical attention for serious ailments such as cancer, cerebral palsy, physical disability- Extreme case of family distress i.e., father/mother/son/daughter in critical condition, severe accident in family, death of an immediate family member- Passengers who have been administered both the doses of the COVID-19 vaccine- Medical professionals travelling for surgery/attending critical patients
Flights are available from Delhi, Lucknow, Jaipur, Kolkata and 5+ other destinations for Pune.Passengers must take the test 72 hours before landing in Maharashtra and produce the report on arrival. Travellers without the certificate will have to take the RT-PCR test at the concerned airport at their own cost.
COVID special train is available from Ajni, Howrah, Mumbai and Indore to Pune.Passengers arriving from trains which have originated or had a stop in either of the four states should carry a negative RT-PCR test report. The sample collection should have been done within 96 hours before scheduled arrival in Maharashtra. Symptomatic individuals identified in the screening process will have to take the Antigen test.
- Local transport like cabs, four wheeler and auto rickshaws are operational
- Cabs and four wheeler are allowed with only 3 passengers apart from a driver
- Auto rickshaws are allowed with only 2 passengers apart from a driver
Thrillophilia recommends you follow all guidelines issued by the government and practice personal hygiene to keep yourself safe.
Mandatory for passengers arriving from NCR/DELHI, Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Goa, and Kerala to carry RT-PCR report not earlier than 72 hours before the scheduled time of landing. Passengers not having RT-PCR reports must undergo RT-PCR tests at the airport at their own expense.
No quarantine & hand stamping for asymptomatic domestic passengers.
Standard operating procedure with strict instruction issued by Pune Municipal Corporation for residential hotels and malls to make them safe for all the guests. Proper precautions like thermal check and regular cleanup are made mandatory.
A 14-day home quarantine is mandatory for all international travellers visiting Pune.
The inter district train travel has been running seamlessly without any e-passes required and with safety measures in place.