Getting a travel visa for a visit abroad can be quite difficult for Indian Passport holders. But there are several countries around the globe that welcomes Indian Passport holders without having to go through any troublesome Visa process.
Following is a list of the 10 countries which promises easy visa process for an Indian Passport holder:
Thailand is one of the most popular travel destinations among Indians. For just THB 1000, Indian passport holders can get a Visa on arrival at any international checkpoint in Thailand. The visa would allow you to travel within the country for as many as 15 days. You would need to have a return or onward ticket for a date within those 15 days. Proof of accommodation is needed as well.
Currency – Thai Baht
How to carry money – Get youself a prepaid Forex card loaded with Thai Baht.
Graced with rich wildlife, Kenya is one of the most underrated countries that one should visit. It welcomes Indian passport holders by offering them visa on arrival without any sort of trouble for USD 50. The visa is valid for 90 days. Also, make sure that your passport is valid for at least another six months.
Currency – Kenyan Shilling
How to carry money – One can load one’s prepaid Forex Card with USD, GBP, or Euros.
Sri Lanka –
The Pearl in the Indian Ocean is a highly rated destination, especially amongst Europeans. Indian passport holders can apply for an e-visa by paying a nominal fee of USD 25. Guests also need to have a proof of accommodation and a return or an onward ticket. Also, the passport must be valid for at least six months.
Currency – Sri Lanka Rupee
How to carry money – Since Sri Lankan banks do not exchange INR with the local currency, load your prepaid Forex card loaded with Euro or USD.
Seychelles offers visa on arrival to Indian passport holders, provided they have funds which sums up to a minimum of USD 150 in their prepaid Forex cards for every single day that they spend in the country. Indians also need to have a return or an onward ticket dated within 30 days of their arrival. That is all Indian passport holders need to get Seychelles travel visa.
Currency – Seychellois Rupee
How to carry money – It is better to load your prepaid Forex card loaded with USD or Euro on your visit to Seychelles. Do convert some Euro/USD to the local currency as soon as you get there.
With sufficient amount of money to sponsor your stay (at least USD 1000 in your prepaid Forex card), Indonesia grants visa on arrival to Indian passport holders for a period of not more than 30 days. There is no visa processing fee for Indian nationals. Just make sure that your passport is valid for at least six months and you have a return or an onward ticket.
Currency – Indonesian Rupiah
How to carry money – Your best bet would be to carry a prepaid Forex card loaded with US or Australian Dollar.
Cape Verde –
For a country as stunning as Cape Verde, it is unbelievably easy for Indian passport holders to get a visa. If your passport is valid for more than six months from the date of your return ticket, you can get a visa on arrival at Cape Verde for a fee of just 40 Euros. Make sure that you accommodation proof.
Currency – Cape Verdean Escudo
How to carry money – Just carry a prepaid Forex card loaded with Euro as it is widely used in Cape Verde.
Another popular travel destination for Indians, Malaysia offers eNTRI visa to Indian passport holders, considering their duration of stay is not going to exceed 15 days. The cost for the getting the eNTRI visa is just USD 20. Apart from that, you would also need to have accommodation proof prior to your application. However, if you plan to visit the eastern part of the country, you will have to apply for an e-visa.
Currency – Malaysian Ringgit
How to carry money – Carry a prepaid Forex card loaded with Malaysian Ringgit.
Madagascar is the most off-beat travel destination on this list. Known for its exotic wildlife and lush rainforests, Madagascar provides visa on arrival to Indian passport holders for free. The process is extremely easy. The visa allows Indian visitors to stay in the country for a period of 30 days at the most.
Currency – Malagasy Ariary
How to carry money – Apart from Malagasy Ariary, Euro is widely used in Madagascar. You may also load your prepaid Forex Card with USD or GBP. In fact, it is better to carry all three.
For a fee of USD 40, Indian passport holders can get a visa on arrival for Laos. The visa process is really simple and allows Indian nationals to stay for duration of not more than 30 days. You would also require a confirmed accommodation along with a return or an onward ticket.
Currency – Laos Kip
How to carry money – Your best bet would be a prepaid Forex card loaded with Thai Baht and USD.
Indian nationals are welcomed by Jordan with open arms. The country offers Indian visitors a visa on arrival which lasts for 14 days. No fee is charged for the visa. However, visitors must carry a proof of carrying at least USD 1000 in their prepaid Forex card. Apart from that, a return or an onward ticket and proof of accommodation in Jordan are mandatory.
Currency – Jordanian Dinar
How to carry money – Just carry a prepaid Forex card loaded with US Dollar and you will be fine.