Travel more, worry less for Indians
Good news!! Are you an Indian passport holder who loves to travel? Do you want to discover new places, cultures, and cuisines without the hassle of applying for a visa? If yes, then you are in luck. India’s passport ranking has improved to 80th in 2023 from 87th in 2022, giving you visa-free access to as many as 57 countries, according to the latest Henley Passport Index.
The Henley Passport Index ranks the world’s passports based on the number of destinations their holders can access without a prior visa. It is based on data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and covers 199 passports and 227 travel destinations.
With an Indian passport, you can now travel to 57 destinations without a visa or with visa-on-arrival or electronic travel authority (ETA) arrangements. These include some of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, such as:
Barbados: Enjoy the scenic landscapes of this island nation in the Caribbean, known for its beaches, rum, and cricket.
Bhutan: Nestled in the Himalayas, Bhutan is a land of happiness, spirituality, and natural beauty. It is also the only carbon-negative country in the world.
Bolivia: In South America, Bolivia offers a diverse range of attractions, from the salt flats of Uyuni to the Amazon rainforest to the Andes mountains.
Cambodia: Known for its ancient temples, especially Angkor Wat, Cambodia is a rich cultural and historical destination in Southeast Asia.
Indonesia: Famous for its beaches and temples, Indonesia is a sprawling archipelago with more than 17,000 islands, each with its own charm and character.
Jordan: Explore the ancient monuments and seaside views in Jordan, a Middle Eastern country that boasts of attractions such as Petra, Wadi Rum, and the Dead Sea.
Maldives: This tropical paradise in the Indian Ocean is a celeb-fav destination for its luxury resorts, coral reefs, and turquoise waters.
Thailand: Famous for its tropical beaches and ornate temples, Thailand is a vibrant and diverse country that offers something for everyone, from nightlife to wildlife to cuisine.
Sri Lanka: This island nation in South Asia is a gem of natural beauty, cultural heritage, and wildlife. It is also known for its tea, cricket, and Buddhism.
Zimbabwe: This landlocked country in Southern Africa is home to some of the most spectacular natural wonders in the world, such as Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park, and Lake Kariba.
These are just some of the 57 countries that you can visit visa-free with an Indian passport. You can see the full list here. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and get ready to travel more and worry less. With an Indian passport, you can explore 57 countries visa-free. Happy travels!