Top 5 Countries offering visa on arrival for Indians!

Are you traveling from India and in search of locations that grant India travelers a visa on arrival?

Then we’ve got great news for you. There are so many options available, and countries to choose from. In fact, more than fifty countries are happy to welcome those from India and provide a visa on arrival.

To help you narrow down the search, we have curated the Top 5 Destinations offering visa on arrival options to Indians:

Location #1 – The Maldives

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The Maldives is actually made up of many inhabited and uninhabited islands. Each resort has its own island and is a highly regarded honeymoon destination.

Top Attractions & Activities:

  • Hulhumale Beach
  • Male Friday Mosque
  • Huhule Island
  • Alimatha Island
  • Atoll Transfer
  • Sea plan tours of the islands
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkel tours

Peak Travel Time:  December, January, February and March

(Avoid the rainy season if you are not fond of rain, although, if you don’t mind it, the Maldives is a phenomenal green hub during Monsoon season.)

Best Time to Visit:  November to April

Climate:  Weather is nice during all seasons. However, Monsoon season is from May to October, with the heaviest rains in June.

Travelers normally stay:  A week

Average Price of 3 Star Hotel:  from $33 to $96 a night

Visa details: Must get visa upon arrival at entry point. Visa is good for up to ninety days.

Location #2 – Sri Lanka

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Formerly Ceylon, Sri Lanka has now become a popular destination. Small but diverse topography, Sri Lanka has beautiful beaches and interesting flora and fauna.

Top Attractions & Activities:

  • Tea plantations
  • Ancient ruins
  • Cricket games (Sri Lanka’s national sport)
  • Adam’s Peak
  • Hydroelectric plants
  • Waterfalls
  • Cinnamon production

Peak Travel Time:  April to September

Best Time to Visit:   Hill country, west and south coasts are best visited during December to March; the east coast is recommended during the months of April to September.

Climate:  Sri Lanka is near the equator, therefore expect warm weather all year round.

Travelers normally stay:  1-2 weeks

Average Price of 3 Star Hotel:  $40-$50 US dollars

 Visa details: Electronic application and authorization; visa good for ninety days.

Location #3 – Thailand

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Thailand sees sixteen million tourists each year. Until 1939, it was known as Siam. Siamese cats are native to Siam.

Top Attractions & Activities:

  • Bankok; Krabi
  • Rice paddies (Thailand is the world’s highest producer of rice.)
  • Ancient temples
  • World famous beaches and islands
  • Ko Chang Island; 

Peak Travel Time: November to February

Best Time to Visit:  Dry season is from November to May; Avoid June to October’s wet season.

Thailand’s peak travel season is from November to February, when the weather is generally at its best throughout the country.

Climate:   Cooler temperatures between October and January; Heavy rain June to October. Dry season is November to May. Warm summers. Cold Winters. There is snow from December to March.

Travelers normally stay:  One or two weeks

Average Price of 3 Star Hotel:  $30 to $80 US 

Visa details: You can purchase a fifteen-day visa for 1000 Thai Baht. This must be paid for in Thai currency. You must get your visa at your initial point of entry.

Location #4 – Indonesia

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Photo by Sven Scheuermeier on Unsplash

Indonesia is a republic and also the world’s largest archipelago with 1800 islands. With a population of 250 million it is the fourth largest country in the world. It is famous for its Central Java’s Borobudur Temple, the world’s largest Buddhist temple.

Top Attractions & Activities:

  • Tropical forests
  • Gunung Bromo volcano
  • Jakarta’s Gelora Bung Karno Stadium – one of the world’s largest stadiums
  • The Komodo dragon – the world’s largest lizard
  • Sumatra’s Rafflesia Arnoldi – the world’s largest flower
  • Grasberg Mine – the world’s largest gold mine
  • Lake Toba – the world’s largest volcanic lake

Peak Travel Time:  April to October

Best Time to Visit:  Indonesia’s dry season is April to October. Avoid monsoon season from November to March.

Climate:  With a tropical climate, Indonesia has two seasons: wet and dry. Temperatures are hot and humid year round.

Travelers normally stay:  1-2 weeks

Average Price of 3 Star Hotel:  $45 – $55 US

Visa details: Must get a visa on arrival; need to bring or have taken a passport photograph; cost $25 US dollars; must supply an itinerary, including hotel(s) confirmation numbers.

Location #5 – Cambodia

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Cambodia offers lots of geographic variety from low plains to the Mekong Delta, Gulf of Thailand shoreline to central mountains. Cambodia is an ancient country full of archeological wonders. Carbon dating suggests Cambodia has been in existence since 4000 B.C.

Top Attractions & Activities:

  • Royal Palace
  • National Museum
  • Ruins of Angkor Wat
  • Stone temple complex of the Khmer Empire
  • Tropical rain forests
  • Tice paddies
  • Angor Thom ruins and Smiling Temple
  • The Village at Tonie Sap
  • Ta Prohm “Tomb Raider” temple
  • Ride a Tuk Tuk to visit the artisans at Siem Reap
  • Cambodian cuisine at New Hope Restaurant
  • Take a boat ride to the floating villages of Tonie SapLake
  • Tour Phnom Penh
  • Visit the historic Killing Fields and the Genocide Museum.

Peak Travel Time:  The cool season is November to February.

Best Time to Visit:  Low season when it is not wet season is May through early October. You dodge high tourist crowds and accommodation is less costly.

Climate:  Cambodia is warm all year. There is a dry season and a wet season, although, every day is hot and humid. Temperatures rarely drop below 68°F. The wet season is May to October, with short afternoon rains. “Dry season,” from November to March, is hot and dry. Everything is green and lovely during the rainy season.

Travelers normally stay:  1 week to a month

Average Price of 3 Star Hotel:  $50 (US)

Visa details: You can get a visa on arrival; maximum stay is a month; cost $20 US dollars; must bring or have taken a passport photo; must show proof of enough money to cover the costs of your stay; must complete visa application and present flight tickets for entering and exiting Cambodia.

So we’re saying….

The above top 5 locations make great trip destinations for visitors from India who wish to travel using the ease of a visa on arrival option.

Should you require any assistance with securing a visa for our five top travel options, and/or wish to know more about itinerary options, visit our website at http://www.tripdukaan.com

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COMPLETE LIST OF COUNTRIES OFFERING VISA ON ARRIVAL OPTIONS FOR INDIAN TRAVELERS

(Source: Tripoto)

El Salvador

Maldives

Seychelles

Haiti

Vanuatu

Grenada

Mauritius

Madagascar

Indonesia

Comoros

Dominica

Jamaica

Micronesia

Saint Lucia

Tuvalu

Jordan

Kenya

Bhutan

Fiji

Sri Lanka

Thailand

Cambodia

Hong Kong

Macau

Nepal

Laos

Timor Leste

Togo

Ethiopia

Tanzania

Uganda

Guinea-Bissau

Cape Verde

Burundi

Ecuador

Bolivia

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Trinidad and Tobago

Samoa

Palau

Suriname

Senegal

Malawi

Marshall Islands

Mauritania

Tajikistan

Myanmar

Bahrain

Cote d’Ivoire

Antigua and Barbuda

Gabon

Georgia

Malaysia

Rwanda

Sao Tome and Principe

Zambia

Zimbabwe

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