Planning a trip takes a lot of energy and patience and if you are planning a trip with an entire group you will have to manage everyone’s budget, the destination and resort need to be agreed upon by all. This tedious exercise alone will take at least a week. But one less thing you have to worry about if you go on a vacation to these places is the visa hassle. These countries have a visa on arrival for Indian passport holders! Of course, you’ll need to carry the necessary documents to get a visa on arrival, but apart from that, there’s no trouble. So, the following are some countries that will give visas on arrival to Indian passport holders.
1. United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Perhaps one of the more popular tourist locations, visa on arrival for Indian citizens is available for a visit of up to 14 days. So if posh hotels and shopping are your jams, UAE is where you need to be.
Thailand also allows Indians visa on arrival facility but only for 15 days, so plan a short vacation to the beautiful country of Thailand. Bangkok is a famous tourist location but if crowded cities are not your jam then you can visit its smaller islands.
Indians can get a visa on arrival in Cambodia. The price for a visa will change depending on the type of your visa. The beauty of this country is underrated, so put this on your bucket list and treat yourself to a nice Cambodian getaway.
Like all other countries, Jordon also allows a 15-day visa on arrival for Indians. Jordan is home to the saltiest lake on earth. Fun fact: its saltiness level is the highest on earth, second only to your mom’s saltiness when you forget to do a chore that she asked you to.
It’s honestly high time that we stop sleeping on the beauty of South African nations. This one in particular is amazing. Angola is famous for its dynamic landscapes and varied terrains. It has beaches, rivers, and even deserts. So head on down there and don’t worry about your visa because if you have an Indian passport, you can get a visa on arrival here.
Tourism in Indonesia, particularly in Bali has bloomed lately and one of the reasons is the easily available visa and cheaper stay options. Not to mention, the pristine beaches are an added bonus. So hop on a plane to Indonesia without worrying about your visa.
This little archipelago of 50 natural islands and 33 artificial ones is a sight to behold. It is as developed as any of the major cities in the UAE and its beauty is on par with Emirati cities. Indians can get a visa on arrival in Bahrain so if you’re in need of a quick getaway, Bahrain is perfect.
More often than not, you’ll see this country’s name whenever rich white people are feeling generous and want to “give back.” Well, we’re here to tell you that Ethiopia is so much more than the stereotypical impoverished country that it has been reduced to. Don’t believe us? Find out yourself. It offers visas on arrival for Indians so going there on a vacation would not be a hassle.
Visa on arrival is available for Indian passport holders in Mauritius. This will be valid for 60 days and permits a single entry inside the country. The beauty of this tiny island is well-known, so if you needed another reason to visit this country, here it is.
A beautiful country with rich culture and heritage, Vietnam should be on the travel list of any traveller. They have amazing food, and we don’t just mean pho, though to be fair, it is delicious. And Indians can get visas on arrival. So what are you waiting pho-r?
A bit unconventional for a travel destination, do you think? Well, Tanzania may be unconventional but its beauty is at par with other locations like Indonesia and Kenya. The easy acquisition of a visa is definitely a cherry on top.
Another interesting location to put on your travel itinerary is Bolivia. You can get a 30-day visa on arrival so make sure you’ve got enough vacation days saved up from your job!
Samoa has beautiful beaches but it is also known for its Rock. We mean Dwayne The Rock Johnson, who is of Samoan ethnicity. You can get a visa on arrival here as well for a visit of up to 60 days. If the visa-on-arrival thing doesn’t convince you to visit this country, maybe the Rock-being-from-there-thing will.
Palau is an archipelago composed of over 500 beautiful islands. Here, you can get a visa of up to 30 days on arrival. It is one of the more offbeat vacation locations on this list but it is definitely worth a visit.
Arguably one of the prettiest countries in South Africa, Zimbabwe offers a visa on arrival for up to 90 days. What are you waiting for? Make your way to Zimbabwe!
You may know this country from the iconic episode of F.R.I.E.N.D.S. but did you know that it gives visas on arrival to Indian passport holders? So if you’re a huge Friends fan or just like to travel, you should definitely go to this iconic place,
17. Sri Lanka
If you want to travel internationally but don’t want to travel far from home then Sri Lanka is the perfect place to visit. It is called the Pearl of the Indian Ocean and for good reason. It is a small but beautiful island country. And, it has a visa-on-arrival facility available for Indians. You just need to have the ETA or the electronic travel authorisation ready beforehand.
Another one of the famous South African countries, Nigeria has a visa-on-arrival facility for Indians. Like other South African nations, its beauty is underrated and is definitely worth a visit.
Laos is another one of the less popular tourist destinations on this list. However, its beauty is unparalleled. Since it allows visas on arrival for Indians, visiting this country is less of a hassle.
Take a walk on the wild side and plan the ultimate adventurous getaway to Madagascar without worrying about your visas. Pay a visit to arguably the most majestic-looking tree species, the Baobab. This place will fill you with awe and respect for mother nature.
Please note that the visa requirements of countries keep on changing. Please check this information before visiting any country. For more information, click here.
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