World Tourism Day: Five Countries To Visit With On-Arrival Visas For Indians


September 27 is recognized as the World Tourism Day by the United Nations. Here is a list of five countries you can visit from India which provides on-arrival visas

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September 27 is recognized as the World Tourism Day by the United Nations. It aims to promote tourism around the globe. The theme for 2018 World Tourism Day is “Tourism and Digital Transformation”. In today's world, technology has greatly transformed the way we perceive the world. From providing us information to even taking us on a virtual tour to the place we have never been, technology has remodeled almost every sphere of our life.

Though technology does have its benefits, nothing can match the first-hand experience of visiting a place. Travelling has its own unmatchable perks. Travel and tourism enable one to experience different traditions and cultures around the world. It also gives a chance to meet and form interpersonal relationships from people globally. Travel expands our vision and perspective of looking at the world. It is enriching, and a great learning experience.

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Here is a list of five countries you can visit from India which provides on-arrival visas:


A group of islands in the Indian Ocean, Maldives has stunning beaches and pristine water and over-water bungalows! A haven for water lovers, Maldives is the go-to place for relaxing and spend a romantic holiday. Explore the various adventurous activities like speedboats, surfing or exploring the underwater marine life by deep-sea diving. A five-day trip for a couple can cost up to Rs 2 lakh inclusive of tickets, food, and accommodation. A free tourist visa is issued on arrival which is valid for 90 days.

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A melting point of different cultures, visit Indonesia and experience spirituality and the rich history and culture of the country. Get swayed away by the calm atmosphere that the lush green island provides while taking one of the relaxing spas. There are many places to visit including Bali, Jakarta, Ubud, and Yogyakarta. Enjoy the island’s authentic seafood while chatting with the hospitable indigenous locals. A trip for two for five days would cost around Rs 1 lakh. Visa for a person costs Rs. 3500 and is valid for 60 days.

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One of the most beautiful places to explore, the archipelago has over 300 islands in the South Pacific Ocean. Palm-lined beaches and clear water with coral reefs and blue lagoons provide a surreal experience. Mamanuca Islands has the world’s best waves for a surfer. Experience blue lagoon at Viti Levu. Also, don’t forget to see the black dunes near the sea. Fiji offers one of the most vivid flora and fauna experiences. Housing some of the most luxurious hotels, Fiji can be one of the places on the expensive side. Plan in advance and save on those bucks. Truly, it is worth the experience!

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Closer home is the land-locked country providing a different experience to the traveler in you. Not much frequented by tourists, Bhutan houses unexplored natural beauty along with rich culture and delicious food. With various monasteries and forts to visit, the photogenic mountains stand high in the background. Great place for hikers, trekkers, and explorers. Bhutan can well be reached via road from Siliguri, West Bengal. Travelling to Bhutan is fairly easy on the pocket. 

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Tanzania is a heaven for safari lovers. The African city is known for its big five - lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo, the country has many wildlife sanctuaries. Experience the wild roaming freely in their natural habitat. An off-beat travel destination, Tanzania also has some lovely beaches and great marine life too. A trip to Tanzania costs around Rs 1.5 lakhs all inclusive.

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Pack your bags and get ready to see the world! Which countries did you visit? How was the experience? Share in the comments below.

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