Indian passport holders can travel to some of the most beautiful countries in the world in November.
November is among the best months to travel to some of the world’s most beautiful countries. And if you hold an Indian passport, chances are that it is shoulder season in some of these countries.
You can avoid the mad rush of New Year revellers that countries deal with in December; especially in the tropics. And if you’re choosing Europe as your go-to destination, the fall crowd too will have dissipated in November.
But where to go in November? Try these four countries to visit in November this year. What’s even better is Indian passport holders either get visa on arrival or can travel visa-free to all of these countries; so you can count out one of the major travel hassles: getting a visa.
VISA: Indian passport holders don’t need to get a tourist visa if you’re staying in Indonesia up to 30 days.
WHY GO: Indonesia is home to some of the world’s best beaches and stunning islands. The archipelago has Bali, one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations. Many pristine islands, from Gili and Lombok to the Komodo island, form the Indonesian archipelago. The capital of Indonesia is Jakarta, a bustling Asian city.
SEASON: The climate in Indonesia is either dry or humid. The months from November to March form the country’s rainy season. If you want to enjoy the rains in Indonesia, November is the best time to go. The touristy season gets over by September and in November, the place has comparatively less visitors.
VISA: Sri Lanka offers Indian passport holders visa on arrival for a USD 20 (Rs 1,473) fee. On the tourist visa, you can stay in the island nation for up to 30 days.
WHY GO: Breathtaking beaches, miles of unspoilt sand and quaint little towns. Sri Lanka is known for the home away from home vibe that it offers Indian travellers. The tiny country has a special place in the Ramayana too. Ravana abducted Sita to Lanka and you know what happened after that. Apart from its capital city Colombo, towns like Galle, Kandy, Jaffna and Nuwara Eliya should be on your must-visit list in Sri Lanka.
SEASON: In November, the east and the northern regions of the island get rains. The second half of November is a good time to visit Sri Lanka, with the days getting balmier as December approaches.
VISA: For Indian passport holders, Thailand offers visa on arrival for a fee of 2000 baht or Rs 4,428. On a tourist visa, you can stay in the country for 15 days.
WHY GO: Apart from Bangkok and Pattaya, the two cities you will find on every travel itinerary to Thailand, the country has some beautiful places. It has some breathtaking beaches in Patong, Koh Samui, Krabi, etc. Hua Hin, Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai are well-known tourist spots that will offer you a break from the touristy Thailand.
SEASON: November in Thailand is cool and dry. The season runs right till March.