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Easiest countries to travel to for Indians

Updated: Apr 27

Traveling is one of the most enriching experiences that one can have.

As an Indian citizen, you may require a visa to visit most countries. Are you someone who loves to travel, and wants to travel internationally but doesn’t like to go through the loonnggg and tiring visa process? If that’s your case, then this blog is specially for you!

Did you know that there are many countries which offer Visa on Arrival or E-Visa to Indians? This means that you can travel to international destinations without having to go through a lengthy and tiring visa process and instead all you have to do is book your flight, pack your bags and leave for an adventure of a lifetime! This makes travel much easier and hassle-free.


Here is a list of some countries which offer Visa On Arrival, E-Visa or are visa free to Indian Passport Holders-


Thailand:

1. Thailand is a popular tourist destination that offers visa-on-arrival for Indian citizens. The visa is valid for a stay of up to 15 days. The fee for the visa is THB 2,000 (approximately INR 4,500).




Indonesia:

2. Indonesia is known for its stunning beaches, volcanoes, and temples. Indian citizens can get a visa-on-arrival for a stay of up to 30 days. The fee for the visa is USD 35 (approximately INR 2,500).




Cambodia:

3. Cambodia is a beautiful country in Southeast Asia that is known for its ancient temples and stunning landscapes. Indian citizens can get a visa-on-arrival for a stay of up to 30 days. The fee for the visa is USD 30 (approximately INR 2,100).




Vietnam:

4. Vietnam is a country with a rich history and culture. Indian citizens can get an e-visa for a stay of up to 30 days. The fee for the visa is USD 25 (approximately INR 1,800). Please note that you must apply for e-visa at-least 10 days before your travel date.




Sri Lanka:

5. Sri Lanka is a beautiful island nation that is known for its beaches, wildlife, and cultural heritage. Indian citizens can get an e-visa for a stay of up to 30 days. The fee for the visa is USD 20 (approximately INR 1,400). Please note that you must apply for e-visa at-least 3 days before your travel date.




Maldives:

6. The Maldives is a tropical paradise with crystal clear waters and stunning beaches. Indian citizens can get a visa-on-arrival for a stay of up to 30 days. There is no fee for the visa.




Mauritius:

7. Mauritius is a beautiful island nation in the Indian Ocean that is known for its beaches and marine life. Indian citizens can get an e-visa for a stay of up to 60 days. The fee for the visa is USD 25 (approximately INR 1,800).




Oman:

8. Oman is a country with a rich culture and history. Indian citizens can get an e-visa for a stay of up to 30 days. The fee for the visa is OMR 20 (approximately INR 3,800).




Jordan:

9. Jordan is known for its ancient ruins and stunning landscapes. Indian citizens can get an e-visa for a stay of up to 30 days. The fee for the visa is JOD 40 (approximately INR 4,200).




Kenya:

10. Kenya is a country in East Africa that is known for its wildlife and stunning landscapes. Indian citizens can get an e-visa for a stay of up to 90 days. The fee for the visa is USD 51 (approximately INR 3,700).




Bolivia: 11. Indian citizens can travel to Bolivia and get a visa on arrival which is valid for up to 90 days. All you need is a valid passport and travel itinerary for the VOA, and the validity depends on the immigration of the officer granting you the visa.




Australia: 12. Australia is a popular destination for travel. They offer an eVisa (Electronic Travel Authority, ETA) for Indian passport holders for short-term visits such as tourism. The ETA is a type of visa that can be applied for online and is electronically linked to the passport. It allows for stays of up to 3 months per visit and is valid for up to 12 months from the date of issue. It can be applied for through the Australian government's website or through a travel agent.




Seychelles: 13. The Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, off East Africa. It's home to numerous beaches, coral reefs and nature reserves, as well as many rare animals. Indian citizens must have a valid passport and other travel documents such as proof of funds, return flight tickets, proof of accommodation, etc. The VOA can be valid for a maximum of 3 months.




Cape Verde: 14. Cape Verde is a group of islands off the coast of West Africa known for their beautiful beaches and vibrant music scene. Whether you're travelling to Cape Verde for a leisure trip or business purposes, as an Indian citizen, you can get a single-entry tourist visa or business visa on arrival. The validity of this visa is 30 days but can be extended before its expiry.



Djibouti: 15. It is a small country in East Africa known for its beautiful landscapes and unique wildlife. To visit Dijibouti, you don’t need a visa.To gain visa-free entry to Djibouti, it is only necessary to present a passport with a minimum validity of 6 months on arrival at an immigration checkpoint in the Republic.



Ethiopia: 16. It is a country in East Africa known for its rich history and culture, including ancient churches and beautiful landscapes. Ethopia offers eVisa to Indian passport holders which can be directly applied from the website.




Gabon: 17. Gabon is a country in Central Africa known for its stunning rainforests and unique wildlife, including gorillas and chimpanzees. This country offers eVisa to Indians.



Guinea-Bissau: 18. Guinea-Bissau is a small country in West Africa which offers Visa on Arrival to Indians . This country is known for its beautiful beaches and unique wildlife, including the saltwater hippopotamus.



South Africa: 19. South Africa offers eVisa on short-term visits such as tourism or business trips, Indian passport holders.The visa is valid for up to 90 days and can be extended for an additional 90 days while in South Africa. To apply for a visitor visa, Indian passport holders must provide a range of documents, including a passport with at least 6 months validity, a completed visa application form, proof of accommodation and return flight bookings, and proof of sufficient funds for the duration of their stay.


Tanzania: 20. Tanzania is a popular destination for tourism, with a diverse range of attractions including wildlife safaris, beautiful beaches, and cultural experiences. The country is home to several national parks and conservation areas, including the iconic Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. They provide Visa on Arrival for Indian Passport holder which is valid for 90 days.




Some other countries which offer a visa free entry to Indian passport holders are listed below-

  1. Bhutan - Known for its stunning natural landscapes, cultural sites, and Gross National Happiness philosophy.

  2. Dominica - A hidden gem in the Caribbean, with natural hot springs, waterfalls, and eco-tourism opportunities.

  3. Ecuador - A biodiverse country with a rich cultural heritage, including the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon rainforest, and colonial architecture.

  4. El Salvador - A surfer's paradise with beautiful beaches, lively cities, and Mayan archaeological sites.

  5. Fiji - An island paradise with crystal-clear waters, coral reefs, and opportunities for scuba diving and snorkelling.

  6. Grenada - A spice island with stunning beaches, waterfalls, and historic forts.

  7. Haiti - Known for its vibrant music, art, and culture, as well as beautiful beaches and natural attractions.

  8. Indonesia - A diverse country with over 17,000 islands, featuring tropical rainforests, volcanoes, temples, and beaches.

  9. Jamaica - Famous for reggae music, jerk cuisine, and beautiful beaches like Montego Bay and Ocho Rios.

  10. Mauritius - A tropical paradise with crystal-clear waters, coral reefs, and cultural attractions like the Aapravasi Ghat and Chamarel Falls.

  11. Micronesia - A group of islands with unique cultural experiences and outdoor activities like diving and surfing.

  12. Nepal - Known for its breathtaking Himalayan mountains, cultural heritage, and opportunities for trekking and mountaineering.

  13. Niue - A hidden paradise with crystal-clear waters, caves, and natural arches for outdoor activities.

  14. Saint Kitts and Nevis - A Caribbean island nation with beautiful beaches, rainforests, and historic sites like Brimstone Hill Fortress.

  15. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - A tropical paradise with crystal-clear waters, coral reefs, and opportunities for snorkelling and diving.

  16. Samoa - Known for its Polynesian culture, stunning beaches, and natural attractions like the To Sua Ocean Trench.

  17. Senegal - A vibrant country with a rich history, cultural heritage, and natural attractions like the Pink Lake and the Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary.

  18. Trinidad and Tobago - A Caribbean nation with a diverse culture, natural attractions like the Pitch Lake and the Caroni Bird Sanctuary, and the world-famous Carnival celebration.

  19. Vanuatu - A Pacific island nation with natural attractions like the Yasur volcano, coral reefs, and cultural experiences like the Land Diving ceremony.

  20. Serbia - A Balkan nation with a rich history, cultural heritage, and attractions like the Belgrade Fortress and the Studenica Monastery.

To conclude, there are several countries that offer visa-on-arrival or e-visa facilities to Indian passport holders. These countries offer a range of experiences, from stunning beaches to ancient ruins, wildlife, and rich cultural heritage. With the ease of getting a visa, travel has become much easier and more accessible for Indian citizens. So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and explore the world without being worried about visa! Also check our Solo female travel Packages.


by Priyasha Bhalla

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