For those who failed to win their Co-win battles, travel agents are now offering a two-in-one vaccination and a vacation trip to Russia.
These agents say Russian authorities have allowed tourists to visit their country and take the Russian-made Sputnik-V vaccine.
The report comes a week later Reuters signaling that the small Republic of San Marino had launched vaccine tourism with Sputnik V as the proposed vaccine.
The tour package from a Delhi-based travel agency has actually gone viral on WhatsApp. Priced at Rs 2.2-2.4 lakh per person for a 24-day stay in 3-star hotels in Moscow (20 days) and St. Petersburg (4 days), it includes guided tours and tours .
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Those who book the visit will be taken to Moscow for two injections of the vaccine, according to a report in the India Time (TOI).
Indians can travel to Russia after taking an RT-PCR test. Travel agents claim that the first shot will be administered on the day of arrival in Moscow.
The first batch, a group of 30 people left on May 15 and have already received their bang, they say. According to YOU report, the second group, mostly Delhi-based doctors, will leave on May 29.
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“The group spends three days in St. Petersburg and the remaining days in Moscow. The package includes the cost of air tickets on Aeroflot flights from Delhi, breakfast, dinner and a few days of local sightseeing. The visa fee of 10,000 rupees is excluded, ”the newspaper said, quoting an official from the travel agency.
At present, Russia is one of the few countries that allows Indians to enter its country.
Sputnik V’s official Twitter account previously said in a tweet that they would be launching open vaccinations for travelers, with followers of the account taking priority. Only problem, the tweet was published on April 1.
Tell your friends to follow Sputnik V on Twitter!
Our social media followers will be the first to be invited to get # SputnikVaccinated in Russia at the start of the program. pic.twitter.com/Sxn17cjlmQ
– Sputnik V (@sputnikvaccine) April 1, 2021