If you think that all International destinations are preceded with long visa queues, then you are mistaken!
It is essential to get a visa for an International trip! However, this is not the case for every International trip. Endless paperwork, long queues and a long wait; all this can certain deter your plans to head out of the country for a relaxing vacation. To your rescue are several countries and destinations that have on offer the services of Visa on Arrival for Indian citizens.
So, read on the Crunchy list of destinations that can be in your buckelist for your upcoming vacation plans!
One of the most preferred destinations worldwide for a soothing beach vacation, you can get a visa for just a fee of 1000 Thai Baht at your landing destination. Elephant tekking at the Chiang Dao elephant camp, trip to the famed Golden Budha Temple and a trip the approachable Khao Yai National Park, Thailand has a lot to offer! From here, you can also go island hoping to Ohuket and Krabi.
Pristine rainforests and hidden beaches, a trip to Seychelles is nothing less than a dream! One of the most soothing and enjoyable destinations in Africa, one can get a visitor permit at the arrivals of the Seychelles airport without any hassle. Anse Georgette, Anse Source D’Argent, Curieuse Island and Petite Anse are some of the islands and beaches, which are a must-visit.
Dive, relax, laze and repeat! This is the feel and essence of Indonesia and one can easily get a Visa on arrival just at a cost of USD 25 to 35. With plenty of street food and temples to visit, this destination is every traveller’s delight. Enjoy the beautiful sunsets of Bali, visit the historic museums of Jakarta and get a sight of the iconic Mt. Batur, there is something for every traveller here!
If you wish to make a quick trip to Jamaica, then just a valid passport and a proof of your return tickets can help you stay in Jamaica for 14 days without any visa. If budget is not a constraint, then Jamaica can be your next jaunt as the ticket prices are extremely high and the journey can be a tad bit long. For adventure lovers, this place is a must-visit with activities like zip-line available for the patrons. Also, make sure to visit the Montego Bay for its great cuisine. Conversion of currency is a simple procedure, but knowing the rates for exchange is advisable.
Pay a fee of approximately JOD 40 and acquire a visa on arrival for two weeks. So, float around the Dead Sea and get enthralled by the Lost City of Petra. Also, a must-visit here is Wadi Rum. Ancient riverbeds, vast pastel-coloured stretches of sandy desert and amazing rock formations known as jebels form the incredible landscape of Wadi Rum. Standing in the Jordanian desert some 50 miles east of Amman, Qasr Amra is one of several qusur or “desert castles” built under the Umayyad Caliphate and probably the best known extant example of these buildings characteristic of the Damascus-based dynasty.
Also known as the Land of Thunder Dragon, Bhutan is the mother of all destinations offering Indians a Visa on Arrival. Blessed with a variety of natural habitats, subtropical valleys and alpine peaks, Bhutan is home to some exceptional wildlife, including the magnificent Bengal tiger, the snow leopard, Asian elephant and the one-horned rhino. Also, monasteries, mountain forts and several religious figures attract the fancy of travellers.