The hassles involved in getting visa approval can take you from “I can’t wait to go on my vacation” to “It’s alright, I’ll go next year” in no time. Think paperwork, fail-proof documents, eternal queues and wai…ting. If only the world ever goes visa-free!
But hang on! These are some countries that make international travel a cakewalk for Indians—you can totally visit these countries and island nations without a visa!*
Before that—here’s a basic checklist for a visa-free entry:
- Always, always check the current visa policy of the country you’re travelling to, as these rules are subject to fluctuations.
- Your original passport that is valid for a minimum of 6 months upon your arrival at the destination.
- Proof of booked accommodation and a return flight ticket.
- 2 or 3 passport-sized photographs.
- A minimum of two blank pages in the passport for visa stamping.
- Proof of sound health and vaccination certificates(Mostly required only in African countries)
List of Island nations Indians can visit without a visa:
|Cook Islands||31 days|
|Tuvalu||VOA, 30 days|
|Palau||VOA, 30 days|
|El Salvador||VOA, 90 days|
|Marshall Islands||VOA, 90 days|
|The Maldives||VOA, 90 days|
Frequently visited: The Maldives, Cook Islands
For the perfect laid-back holidays along the bright blue beaches and sandy shores with coconuts with tiny umbrellas on top (cheesy? sorry, it’s exactly like it)!
List of Asian countries Indians can visit without a visa:
Frequently visited: Maldives, Indonesia, Nepal, Bhutan
Home to surreal white sand beaches and an underwater world equally beautiful, no wonder the Maldives tops the bucket list of honeymooners. Indonesia and Nepal on the other hand, are perfect if you are looking beyond a loud mainstream vacation. The weather is almost perfect all-year-round and you will only wonder why you didn’t visit these places any earlier.
List of African countries Indians can visit without a visa:
Frequently visited: Mauritius
Of course, If Africa is known for anything other than its rustic wildlife and untamed wilderness, it’s not for anything beyond the bountiful tropical paradise called Mauritius. But that’s not the reason why should visit Mauritius. Plunge into the island’s emerald waters, wave at the lush coral reefs, reward your tired soul with the exotic flavourful African cuisine and don’t forget to party all night!
South American countries Indians can visit without a visa:
I don’t think we need a reason to visit Ecuador and Brazil despite the no-visa scheme(we know how the other American countries have notoriously tough visa process). Despite being an array of dizzying natural wonders and a vibrant city life, they are also relatively affordable to travel to.
List of North American destinations Indians can visit without a visa:
|The British Virgin Islands||30 days|
|Saint Kitts and Nevis||30 days|
|Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||30 days|
|Trinidad and Tobago||90 days|
|Turks and Caicos Islands||90 days|
Frequently visited: Jamaica, Dominica, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada
Now we know our North American dreams are as well realizable. If you have picturized those vacations with nothing but bright coloured shores, tall vibrant trees and coconuts with a little umbrella on top, you won’t be disappointed.
European countries Indians can visit without a visa:
Frequently visited: Serbia
- To visit a European country without having to worry about getting a Schengen visa.
- To experience Europe beyond Paris and Amsterdam.
- Serbia is a wonderful place where diverse European culture and charming offbeat experiences meet.
Now which of these countries you have picked? 🙂 Let Pickyourtrail craft the perfect vacation for you!
*Visa policies are subject to fluctuations. This information is legit as on October 30, the date of publishing. Please check before planning your vacation.