Great news for Indian passport holders! The coming year brings an excellent opportunity for travel enthusiasts, as several countries have recently waived visa requirements for Indian tourists. This means you can now explore various destinations without the hassle of dealing with complex visa rules and approvals. Iran and Thailand are the latest additions to the list, joining other countries like Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and Kenya.
In a recent development, the Thai government delighted Indian tourists by declaring that no tourist visa would be required for Indian passport holders from November 10, 2023, to May 10, 2024. This temporary visa exemption allows for a 30-day stay for tourism purposes. Sri Lanka has also introduced a similar provision, allowing Indian travelers visa-free entry until March 31, 2024, for a 30-day stay. Additionally, Iran has waived visa requirements for Indian passport holders, further expanding the options for hassle-free travel.
Notably, Malaysia has granted a 30-day visa-free arrival for Indians starting from December 1, 2023. Meanwhile, Kenya is welcoming tourists from around the world without the need for a visa. This means that during the holiday season, Indians can explore numerous destinations with extended visa-free privileges.
Apart from these recent additions, more than 20 other nations welcome Indian passport holders without the need for a visa. This includes countries like Cook Islands, Fiji, Oman, Qatar, Barbados, and many more. Additionally, some countries offer visa-on-arrival options, providing further flexibility for travel enthusiasts. These nations include Seychelles, Maldives, Indonesia, Samoa, Tanzania, and several others.
With these exciting developments, Indian travelers have a plethora of options to choose from for their holiday getaways, making the upcoming year a fantastic time to explore the world without the constraints of visa requirements.
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