Visa Free Countries For Indians

There are some countries offering visa free travel to Indian passport holders. This essentially means you don’t have to invest time in those dreadful queues, the never-ending documents, the questions and then wait for the visa to travel. Travelling abroad is no longer a daunting experience. So pack your bags and travel visa free to countries that you had wished for.

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1. Malaysia
2. Bhutan
3. Sri Lanka
4. Ecuador
5. Tunisia
6. Indonesia
7. Samoa
8. Nepal
9. Maldives
10. Mauritius
11. Fiji
12. Macau
13. Hong Kong


The list of countries that you can travel to, visa-free, on an Indian Passport are:

A Southeast Asian country, Malaysia is one of the popular places for coastal tourism. It’s known for its beaches, rainforests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences. Malaysia is said to be the food of heaven. Visit Malaysia to experience the most famous nature island, Langkawi Kedah with your family.

Visa- Malaysia will allow 15 days visa-free travel for Indians. It is completely free of cost.

Requirements- The documents required are:

  • Confirmed air tickets.
  • Scanned colour copy of the first and last page of your passport.
  • Passport must be valid for 6 months from the date of return.
  • 2 scanned colour passport size photographs.

Travel tips: The Asian cuisine, the mesmerizing islands, bustling cities and the natural beauty of the place makes the country a significant place to visit. The best time to visit Malaysia is between the months of December to March. The places that you must visit while in Malaysia are Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi, Georgetown, Petaling Jaya etc.

Bhutan, the happiest country, is a land with monasteries, traditional architecture, beautiful valleys, snow-clad mountain views and lush greenery. It celebrates Buddhist culture but embraces modernization. 

Visa- The country bordering India offers visa-free travel to Indian passport holders.

Requirements: The documents required are:

  • Valid Indian passport.
  • Relevant ID cards.

Travel tips- Bhutan is shrouded in mysteries and rich history. Bhutan has a high number of Dzongs and temples. The best time to visit Bhutan is between March to May and September to November. Bhutan is ideal for a 6-8 days trip and you can visit the most popular places like Thimphu, Paro, and Punakha etc.

Sri Lanka is a nation located in the Indian Ocean. It is known for its spectacular beaches, thousand-year-old Buddhist temples, an abundance of wildlife and rich history. Water sports, breathtaking sunsets, sprawling tea gardens and mouth-watering Sri Lankan food is sure to make you fall in love with this gorgeous place.

Visa- The country is offering visa-free travel for Indians till April 30.

Requirements- The documents required are:

  • One passport size photograph.
  • Passports with at least 6 months validity.
  • Photocopy of front and back pages of the passport.
  • Confirmed tickets.
  • Original bank statements for the last 6 months.

Travel tips- Sri Lanka is a blend of well-preserved local traditions with rapid urbanization. The best time to visit Sri Lanka is between December and April. You can visit these popular tourist places in Sri Lanka- Galle, Sigiriya, Ella, Yala National Park and Mirissa etc. in your 8-10 days trip. It is recommended to try the mouth-watering Sri Lankan food during the trip. Sri Lanka is a must-visit for those looking for the best of everything.

Ecuador, located on the west coast of South America is a land bearing one of the best treasures of nature. The country is a package of cultural attractions with its many sites and cities. It offers enthralling safari in Amazon and the diverse wildlife. With an abundance of biodiversity, Ecuador makes a perfect destination for vacationers.

Visa- This country allows Indians to be visa free for 90 days.

Requirements- The required documents are:

  • Passport with a minimum validity of 6 months.
  • Return air tickets.
  • Proof of financial means.

Travel tips- In this trip, you can experience a ride through the valley of active volcanoes in Galapagos Island and meandering along the white sand beaches on the Pacific coast. The ideal time to visit Ecuador is between June to August and December to January. 

Tunisia is a North African country bordering the Mediterranean Sea and the Sahara desert. Tunisia is a place that wants to go back in time. Some of the most famous tourist spots are Carthage, which is known in world history, Douz, a town located at Sahara’s edge and El Jan, one of the world’s most preserved Roman amphitheatres.

Visa- The country allows Indians to travel visa free for 90 days.

Requirements- The documents required are:

  • A valid Indian Passport.
  • Relevant ID cards.

Travel tips- Tunisia has enough history and diverse natural beauty. With sand-fringed Mediterranean Coast, scented with jasmine and sea breezes, Tunisia is a prime destination for a sun, sand and sea holiday. The best times to visit Tunisia are the spring months between March and June and the autumn between September and October. You can take a camel ride in Douz town and you get to experience the Roman culture and time.

Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia between the Indian and Pacific oceans. Indonesia is quite famous for its volcanoes and its stunning mountain fire. Spread out over 17,000 Islands, the country offers vast experiences sampled by the visitors from across the world. With an exceedingly friendly population, Indonesia is one of the world’s most favourite destinations. 

Visa- The country allows visa free travel for a 30 day period.

Requirements- The documents required are:

  • 2 recent passport size colour photograph.
  • Confirmed return ticket.
  • Passport is valid for at least 6 months.
  • Proof of finance.

Travel Tips- Indonesia is ripe for adventure for eager tourists. You can experience volcanoes of Central Java to Bali’s rich terraces, from Jakarta’s luxury malls to the untouched marine biosphere of Rajah Ampat and the lush rainforests of Borneo. The ideal time to visit Indonesia is during its dry season from mid-April to September. To experience all of these, you must definitely visit this place.

Samoa is the part of the Polynesian Islands and is 3 hours away from New Zealand. It consists of two main islands Savaii and Upolu and four smaller islands. The warmth and generosity of the Samoan people can’t be understated.

Visa- Samoa tourist visa is not required for citizens of India for a stay of up to 60 days.

Requirements: The documents required are:

  • Passport must be valid for up to 6 months.
  • Blank pages on the passport must be present.
  • A passport size photograph.

Travel Tips- You can experience scuba diving, snorkelling and many other adventure sports on this gorgeous Island. July to September is the ideal time to visit Samoa. It’s a paradise that is safe, sweet and easy to go around.

Home to the famous Mt. Everest, Nepal is a Himalayan country between India and China. Nepal is a hub of best trekking trails in the world along with its many pilgrimage sites for the followers of Buddhism and Hinduism. In Nepal, the crime rates are very low, thus making it a very safe travel destination.

Visa- Citizens of India do not need a visa to visit Nepal.

Requirements- The documents required are:

  • Government identity proof such as voter’s ID, Driver’s License or even a passport.

Travel Tips- Mountains in Nepal like Annapurna, Mount Everest, Manaslu and Kanchenjunga are considered to be the best for trekking activities. When in Nepal do visit the religious hubs of Nepal like Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa. The best time to visit Nepal is from October to December. Visit the beautiful cities like Pokhara, Kathmandu, Nagarkot, and Lumbini etc. to experience all of it.

Maldives, tropical heaven for honeymooners, is located in the Indian Ocean south of Sri Lanka. With its sun-kissed beaches, palm-fringed islands, lagoons and pristine waters, it draws visitors all the year-round. Be it island hopping, candlelight dinner by the sea, scuba diving or dolphin watching, this holiday is for you all leisure lovers.

Visa- The country allows visa free travel for Indians for 30 days.

Requirements: The documents required are:

  • Passport with validity of at least 6 months.
  • 2 passport-sized colour photographs.
  • Copies of booking confirmation of hotels.
  • A confirmed return ticket.

Travel Tips: Maldives is a divine paradise for adventure, honeymoon or leisure holiday. While the vivid blue lagoons are perfect for snorkelling, the reef walls offer experiences for the divers, making it a heaven for water sports enthusiasts. The best time to visit Maldives is during the dry season from December to April. Top places to visit in Maldives are Male, Banana Reef, and Artificial Beach etc.

Mauritius, known as an island paradise, is a perfect honeymoon destination. With white sandy beaches, lush green foliage, turquoise blue waters, lavish resorts, it’s completely surrounded by vast and colourful coral reefs making it an ideal place for snorkelling and scuba diving. 

Visa- The country allows visa free travel for Indians for 60 days.

Requirements- The documents required are:

  • Passport with a validity of at least 6 months.
  • Two passport size photographs.
  • Confirmed onward and return tickets.

Travel tips: Mauritius is world-famous for its heavenly beaches and resorts, it also has an intriguing history and environmental beauty. The best time to visit Mauritius is from May to December. The top places to visit are Belle Mare Plage Beach, Ile Aux Cerfs, Pereybere beach etc. The great Mauritian nightlife and endless shopping avenues make Mauritius a complete place to visit.

Fiji is a beautiful island country in the South Pacific Ocean and has an abundant amount of flora and fauna. It’s framed for rugged landscapes, palm-lined beaches, coral reefs with lagoons and the very famous Fiji museum. Here you can walk on the beaches and indulge in scuba diving. 

Visa- The country allows visa free travel for Indians for 4 months.

Requirements- The documents required are:

  • Passport is valid for 6 months.
  • 2 passport size photographs.
  • Proof of bank statement.
  • Return or outbound tickets.
  • Booking details of your stay.
  • A copy of travel itinerary or ticket.

Travel tips: Fiji is a perfect destination for adventure and nature lovers. The best time to visit Fiji is from mid-October to mid-November. The places that you must definitely visit while in Fiji are Fiji Museum, Colo-I-Suva forest park, Suva municipal market, and Sigatoka sand dunes etc.

Macau, located on the continent of Asia, is an urban city with a coastline. Macau is famous for its luxurious casinos and hotels, Chinese temples, Cantonese permeates streets and delicious food. 

Visa- The country allows visa free travel for Indians for 30 days.

Requirements- The documents required are:

  • Passport with a validity of at least 60 months.
  • Return ticket within 14 days out of Hong Kong.
  • Proof of employment.
  • Booking details for the stay.
  • International credit and foreign currency.

Travel tips: The ideal time to visit Macau is from mid-October to December. It is known for its lifestyle, architecture and food. One of the most striking landmarks is the Macau tower offering sweeping views of the glitzy city. Places like St Paul’s Ruins, A-Ma temple, and Monte Fort tell a tale of its wonderful heritage.

Hong Kong is a burst of colour and culture. Hong Kong is quite dense with the most number of skyscrapers in the world. A major port and shopping hub, Hong Kong is the land of an iconic skyline, delectable cuisine, and protected lush nature reserves. It is home to various cultural festivals, puppet shows, ballet to the theatre, it’s a shopper’s paradise and irresistible fusion of local and international food.

Visa- The country allows visa free travel to Indians for 14 days.

Requirements: The required documents are:

  • Passport with a validity of at least 6 months.

 

Apart from the countries listed above, the countries Indians don’t need a visa are Haiti, Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago, El Salvador, Qatar and Seychelles. The countries that provide visa on arrival for Indian passport are Thailand, Cambodia, Kenya, Madagascar, Laos, Bolivia, Cook Islands and Cape Verde etc.

So, if you want to travel to a fascinating destination for your vacation, you will not have to struggle and worry about getting the visa, wait in the queues and so on. You can travel and enjoy your destination without any worries. 

Other than that you just need to get in touch with the best travel agency and plan your trip according to your preferences.

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