Countries Indians Can Visit Without A Visa

Countries Indians Can Visit Without A Visa

Love travelling? But do not really like running around for a Visa? We have some destinations for you where you can avoid the tedious and often tiresome of obtaining a Visa.

Countries Indians can visit without a prior Visa

Are you the sort of person who loves to travel, but is completely turned off by the time and energy Visa application processes take? Well, here is a list of a few countries that can be visited by Indians for tourism purposes, subject to certain conditions, with a passport, but without a prior Visa:

Seychelles

Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands situated on the Indian Ocean. When you visit Seychelles you will see all the colours around you go electric. The sun reflecting off the white sand, turquoise water, green jungles and fiery sunsets make everything surreal, a tropical dream-come-true. The varied flora and fauna will keep you engaged in its mesmerising beauty both above and below the water.

How to Get There:           To visit Seychelles you will have to get to Mahé by flight. All the major airports in India have numerous connecting flights to Mahé.

Visa Details:      Indian citizens do not require Visa to stay in Seychelles for a stay of up to 30 days.

Kenya

Kenya is an East African country with a coastline on the Indian Ocean. It encompasses savannah, Lakelands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley and mountain highlands. If you are a wildlife enthusiast then this is the place where you will witness a lion on its march, a cheetah on its kill and a herd of elephants in their quest for water. So if you are looking to indulge yourself with the wildlife, this is your got-to place.

How to Get There:           Nairobi, the capital of Kenya has an International Airport, for which you can board any of the available connecting flights from Mumbai or New Delhi.

Visa Details:      Kenyan Embassy provides you with an e-Visa that takes 3 business days to process and is valid up to 90 days for Tourists.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong has a complexity that defies definition. It’s the only place where you could be exploring colonial military relics near the Chinese border, lunching with a Buddhist at a Sikh temple, trying to decipher the aesthetics of Chinese Revival architecture, or splurging on shopping – all within five hours – followed by an Opera. It’s that place on earth that has the culmination of different cultures that can be witnessed with a pinch of personalization.

How to Get There:           Hong Kong airport is one of the most well-connected airports in South-East Asia. With multiple airlines operating flights to-and-fro between Hong Kong and pretty much every International Airport in India, there is no dearth of options for anyone travelling to Hong Kong.

Visa Details:    Indian nationals must apply for and successfully complete pre-arrival registration online before they can visit Hong Kong for a stay up to 14 days. For a stay exceeding 14 days, a proper Visa must be acquired.

Bhutan

Bhutan is a landlocked country between India, Nepal and Tibet. What makes this country unique is the sacred pilgrimage of this place that will mesmerize you. For all of you who haven’t experienced the Buddhist culture and customs and its sheer serenity, a visit to this country is a must. You could find some inner peace after a deep conversation with one of the monks or by just staying in a monastery for a few hours.

How to Get There:           Thimpu, the capital city of Bhutan is well connected by air as well as by road, for anyone travelling from India.  The airport has regular flights connecting all the major cities of India. If you are a road-trip enthusiast, you can reach Hasimara, a town in Jalpaiguri by train and travel by bus to the Indo-Bhutan border.

Visa Details:      Indian Citizens do not need a Visa to visit Bhutan, provided they have a passport valid for at least six months from the date of entry.

Maldives

This is a shout-out for beach lovers because the Maldives is the place to be when we talk about beautiful beaches. There, you will find white sands, clear seas, beautiful underwater life and delicious cuisines, but what makes the Maldives a must-visit are the lovely locals. It is very hard to find such welcoming people living in such a close-knit community who always accept outsiders with open arms. Thus the Maldives is the place to be if you are looking for a simple and laid-back vacation.

How to Get There:           You can reach Malé, the capital of Maldives by flight as that’s a well-connected route.  If you wish to experience an alternate mode of travel, you can always board a ship. A Cruise named Louis sets a journey from Kochi to the Maldives.

Visa Details:      Indians can avail Visa-on-arrival upon reaching Maldives for a maximum stay of up to 90 days.

So, what are you waiting for? Just get packing and get your next trip rolling.

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