By Sneha Lodha
What’s your first move after planning a vacation? It’s neither booking tickets, nor packing bags or asking your family and friends for tips. You simply visit the Visa Page to check out its procedure. Even if it’s about a small 7 day vacation, the first thing that comes to your mind is the Visa hassle for vacation. We all hate the procedure of long question-answer procedures. Then, there are so many countries which don’t even have any idea of issuing a visa. And neither most of us have any idea about the countries we can visit without a visa. Thus, we have listed here 10 countries Indians can visit without visa.
Bhutan is a Himalayan Kingdom with stunning natural scenery and strong sense of culture and tradition with a reputation for magic and mystery. The enduring image which attracts most visitors is the mountaineering and other types of ecotourism. Most tourist indulge themselves in wilderness and adventure activities which includes bungee jumping, mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking, paragliding and hot air ballooning
Dominica is also known as “The Nature Island of the Caribbean” and is the largest of the Windward Islands. Dominica is an unspoiled paradise featuring landscapes with lush rainforests, lakes, waterfalls, rivers, gorges and steamy hot springs. Many people including hikers for the lush mountain peaks, divers for the vertical walls of underwater terrain and naturalists visit Dominica to enjoy the stunning natural splendours or relax on one of Dominica’s secluded beaches and discover their culture.
The beautiful Mauritius is an island nation covered with some excellent crystal clear lagoons, coral reefs and golden-white sandy beaches. The beauty of the Mauritius invariably makes its every tourist a poet by seeing the wonders of nature. For the people who are looking forward to visit Mauritius, Divers’Ocean, Centre Equestre De Riambel, Heritage Golf Club, Les 7 Cascades are some of the must visit destinations and you all must indulge yourself in adventure activities like surfing, snorkeling, challenging biking, trekking and scuba diving. You will be surely surprised to know that they celebrate more number of festivals of various religions than we Indians do and their culture bears some influence from the cultures of Indian, Chinese and European. Christmas, Cavadee, Some of the festivals celebrated include Chinese New Year, Diwali, Mahashivratri and many others
Hong Kong is also known as one of the world’s most delicious cities as it has no shortage of restaurants which not only offers dominant cuisine in the form of Cantonese food, monkish liver sushi, french molecular cuisine, noodles, seafood feast but also specializes in the food of other cultures including Asian cuisines and Western food in awesome variety and quality which are among the best one can find anywhere in the world. Hong Kong Disneyland, one of the most beautiful Magic Kingdom style park, is the must-visit place for all the tourists because of the uniqueness of the dreamland with six magical lands filled with parades, shows and of course our favorite Disney characters.
Jamaica is also popularly known as the “birthplace of reggae” with some of its enviable assets like golden beaches, emerald mountains, turquoise seas, cascades, coral reefs, rainforests, rivers, and mineral springs. Tourists visit here for the love for nature and indulge themselves in activities from hiking and birding in the jungle to horseback riding along the beach and diving colorful coral reefs. If you are planning to visit Jamaica, you must visit Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, Negril, and Port Antonio, your need from spectacular Blue Mountains, long lazy beach, large resorts with golf courses, luxury villas, and boutique hotels to rustic guest houses, restaurants, shops and galleries ends here.
Haiti is one the loved destinations by the tourists around the World. Its main attractions include Haiti’s rich culture, a flea market, its colorful cultural carnival, traditional dance performances, pristine beaches, numerous beaches, water sports, a water park and a nascent film festival. It’s a place to sit, relax and enjoy on the beach under the sun with a cocktail in your hand beside a nice warm blue ocean to dive inside
Fiji is an island paradise combined with a unique flora and fauna and land full of beaches. Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Bouma National Park, Koroyaitu National Heritage Park are some of the best places to visit in Fiji which can offer you the excitement of hiking and waterfalls. For entertainment, you can visit museums, botanical gardens, nightlife, clubs and bars. Some of the best tourist adventure activities in Fiji are Scuba Diving, Snorkeling and Soft coral reefs which provide them with the opportunity to explore the blue water’s rich with exotic fish and unique water plants and excellent combo of swimming and observation of marina life.
Grenada, also known as Spice Island of decent size, offers a good selection of hotels and does possess some memorable restaurants and fun nightspots along with a bevy of gorgeous, soft white-sand beaches, self-catering to suit all budgets and a mountainous and lush rainforest-covered interior and lots to see and do. The prime activities of tourists include a hike in the rainforest, sailing around the bays and diving. There are a unique red painted kerbs and flower pots, gold and green colored national flag, billboards and underwater sculpture park to explore.
Ecuador, a country with rich cultural and historical attractions, offers large cities with luxurious amenities and possesses fantastic wildlife, landscapes that range between lush, tropical rainforests and glaciated volcanoes and also small native villages famous for their colorful markets. Visitors take back with them some wonderful memories. This country is added by every adventure lover among one of the must-visit list. And we can confidently say that if you are an adventure lover, you will definitely wish to visit it too.
Vanuatu, also known as the happiest nation on the planet, is a little-known warm and welcoming nation which has much to offer from the absolutely exquisite food, the fun of hoping from one island to next, talented local chefs to bountiful beaches, rich and mysterious traditional culture to the travelers.