For the safety of local communities and tourists alike, here is a list of COVID travel resources and COVID-19 tourism updates in Pakistan from official sources. Updates are organized by date, with the most recent updates first.
Please consider the safety of both locals and yourself before planning any travels during the pandemic, and always follow SOPs in public and private spaces.
COVID-19 updates for tourism in Pakistan
August 6, 2020: Tourist spots in Pakistan will reopen on August 8th.
The Federal Minister for Planning, Development, Reforms and Special Initiatives, Asad Umar, announced all tourism areas and hotels across Pakistan will reopen on August 8th at a press conference.
All hotels, operators, and tourists will be required to follow COVID safety SOPs (standard operating procedures).
July 18, 2020: Government is closing hotels in Naran, Nathia Gali, Swat, Skardu
Tourists have one day to leave these regions, or else they will be removed from the premises.
COVID-19 travel rules and resources in Pakistan
Official national resources
COVID-19 cases in Pakistan: http://covid.gov.pk/
- Pamir Times Facebook
- The GB Post Facebook
- MountainTV Facebook
- Safety SOPs for tourism reopening in Gilgit-Baltistan
Kalash Valleys Updates: Ishpata News Facebook
Regional DCs on Twitter:
- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa