Vacationing outside India is good idea but it also requires a lot of formalities to be done before travelling. Every country in the world requires a visa. A visa is a certification employed on a passport permitting the holder official approval to enter, leave or stay in a country for a definite time period. The most usual visa types are traveler, student, work and shipment visas. Subject to country you are traveling to, a visa can be lawful for single or several visits. Certain visas necessitate an application to be filed before arriving to the country and other visas are approved upon arriving in the country. There are a few countries need an interview or medicinal airing prior to applying for a visa. Below is the list of top 12 countries offering Visa on arrival for Indians.
#1 Cape Verde
You are welcomed in the country of African continent by a passport effective for another 6 months post the date of travel and a visa charging 40 Euros on arrival.
What to do: Enjoy the customary Morna music, nightlife, shopping in the busy markets, watersports at beaches and spend leisure time at many white sand beaches.
Places to visit:The volcano Pico de Fogo, the island of Sal, Palmeira, Santa Maria. Also visit Praia, Sal Rei. Don’t forget to be in Mindelo, Ribeira Grande,Porto Novo, Riberia Brava, Tarrafal, and Maio.
Guyana is a country located at South America’s North Atlantic coast. Guyana is famous for it’s dense forest and calypso music. It offers visa on arrival to Indian passport holders with 30 days cogency if they hold a letter of invitation from a guarantor or a host or allotted by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
What to do: Trekking in forests, hill-climbing, water sports and sun bath at beaches
Places to visit:Mount Roraima, Iwokrama Forest known as “green heart of Guyana”, Kanuku Mountains, Georgetown, Kaieteur National Park, Orinduik Falls, and must visit Shell Beach; a matchless ecosystem all of its own, comprising Mangrove forests, marshes, and grasslands.
I don’t need to introduce this country as many can recognize it by it’s name only. If you have evidence of adequate funds to guarantor your halt in Indonesia, then with a valid passport and a $25 charge, you can acquire a visa on arrival which will let you vacation there for 30 days.
What to do: Spend leisure hours at beaches, visit to volcanoes, and watch Komodo dragons with jungle safaris. You can also spend time in shopping and visit to places of historic and religion importance.
Places to visit:Cities of Bali, Java, Sumatra, Kalimantan, Kuta and Southwest Beaches, Ubud, Sulawesi, Jakarta, and Lombok.
Evidence of adequate funds for your tour and a $50 visa charge will get you a visa on arrival in Kenya with validity of 90 days.
What to do: Jungle Safari, Snorkel and Dive-in fish-rich coral ridges and ease on gleaming beaches.
Places to visit:Maasai Mara National Reserve, Amboseli National Reserve, Tsavo National Park, Samburu, Buffalo Springs, and Shaba National Reserves, Lake Nakuru National Park, Lake Naivasha, Lamu, Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi, Mount Kenya National Park, Hell’s Gate National Park
Laos is South East Asian and neighboring country of Thailand and famous for mountainous terrain, Buddhist monasteries, and French colonial architecture. Laos welcome Indian passport holders for 30 days by offering a visa on arrival. The visa is chargedat $40.
What to do: Watch forspectacular scenery, from Limestone Mountains to dense forests along with enormous waterfalls. If you are an adventuresome travelerthis place will please you.
Places to visit:Bokeo Nature Reserve, NongKiau, Tham Kong Lo, LuangNamtha, WatPhu, Si Phan Don, Phonsavan, VangVeing, Vientiane, and LuangPrabang.
You might heard about this country first time in Animation movie “Madagascar”. Madagascar is most beautiful country because it’s a huge island at southeast coast of Africa. It offers a free visa on arrival for a stay of up to 30 days. Short stay visas for 60 days and 90 days can be acquired by disbursing a fee of 70 Euros and 100 Euros correspondingly.
What to do: Snorkeling,Fishing, Safari, Sand Bath and Sun Bath
Places to visit:Ranomafana National Park, Masoala National Park, Andasibe-Mantadia, Royal Hill of Ambohimanga, Ifaty, Avenue of the Baobabs, Nosy Be, Tsingy de Bemaraha, Isalo National Park, and Ile Sainte Marie.
Offering a visa on arrival to Indian passport holders for a stay of up to 30 days with quick formalities and lesser wait time.
What to do: Enjoy the long, dune-fringed seashores, flamboyant fishes, well-conserved corals, distant archipelagos, drubbing surf and elegant dhows with wafting sails.
Places to visit:North-South and Central Mozambique, Pemba, Beria, Nampula, Vilankulo, Maputo, Palma, Chimoio, Lichinga, Tofo, Tete and few more.
#8 Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia is an Eastern Carribian island and very famous tourist spot. Tourists from all across the globe visit this beautiful country to spend time on wonderful beaches. A destination where Indian passport holders can acquire visa on arrival for a vacation period of upto 6 weeks.
What to do: Spend time atcurved beaches, with small fishing communities, in tropical rain forests, ridges, cascades, geothermal lures, and at plush mounts.
Places to visit:The Pitons, Marigot Bay, AnseChastanet Marine National Park,Soufrière, MorneCoubaril Estate, Sulphur Springs Park, Mount Soufriere, Diamond Botanical Gardens, Waterfall & Mineral Baths, Soufrière Estate, Pigeon Island National Park, Rodney Bay and few more on the list.
Seychelles is popular tourist destination amongst Indians and you will find many Indian residents also in this country. Seychelles government offers Indians to show a proof that they have moneys outline to as a minimum $150 per day during their holiday period. They also require a return or forward ticket. The visa is lawful for an extreme holiday time of 30 days.
What to do: Hiking on mountain trails, laze around on the beautiful seashores, rock hike, photographyof the irreplaceable wildlife, and dine on delicious Créole food. Diving, snorkeling, surfing, and sailing can also be enjoyed here.
Places to visit:Anse Intendance, BaieLazare, Beau Vallon, Morne Seychellois National Park, Ste Anne National Marine Park, AnseVolbert, Victoria, Vallée de Mai National Park,Cousin Island, Aride Island Nature Reserve, Curieuse Island, Anse Lazio, La Digue Island, Silhouette Island, Aldabra Atoll, Bird Island, and more…
#10 Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is unique God’s gift because of it’s wonderful nature. Sri Lanka is the neighbor country of India and that is the main reason why Indian tourists love to explore this country. Having a valid Indian passport would help you in getting a visa on arrival in Sri Lanka for a stay up to 30 days. The visa charge $25.
What to do: Explore beaches, jungles, mountains, various birdies, and cherish the Sri Lankan food.
Places to visit:Colombo, Kandy, Jaffana, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Anuradhapura, Yala National Park with few more places of cultural interest.
Everyone heard this country name many times because of it’s reach heritage, beaches, and many other tourist spots. A visa fee of 1000 Thai Baht which is approx. Rs.2000/- acquires you a visa on arrival at your landing terminus in Thailand.
What to do: City Tour, Water Sports at Coral Island, Shopping, and Safari
Places to visit:Cities of Bangkok, Pattaya, Chiang Mai, KoSamui, along with Ayutthaya Historical Park, Bangkok’s Grand Palace,DamnoenSaduak Floating Market, Elephant Nature Park, Tiger Kingdom, Bo Sang Umbrella Village, Chiang Rai White Temple, Long Neck Hill Tribe Villages, Golden Triangle, KhaoYai National Park, KohLanta Island, Monkey Temples of Lopburi, Boat Tour of PhangNga Bay, Sukhothai Historical Park, and much more.
It certifies visa on arrival for Indian passport holders if they arrive the country by air. The visa is valid upto 30 days and the visa fee is nearby $50 including processing and stamping.
What to do: Clicking at landscapes, visit to National Parks, discovering wildlife, watching the tribal communities here.
Places to visit:Dalat,Ho Chi Minh City, My Son, Mekong Delta, NhaTrang, Hue, Sapa, Hoi An, Hanoi, and Ha Long Bay with various other local attractions.
Hence, plan your trip across national boundaries and packs your bags accordingly. Be ready with your passport and local currency to get the on-arrival visa at any of the mentioned cities for your next holiday destination. Apart from above countries Bhutan, Dominica, Fiji, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius and many more countries offers Visa on Arrival for Indians.