As the long weekend leading up to August 15 unfolds, many are planning their getaways to make the most of this extended break.
With Saturday and Sunday being regular holidays, Tuesday is an official day off in celebration of Independence Day.
For those who opt to take Monday off, a splendid four-day weekend awaits. While some have already embarked on their journeys by taking Friday off as well, there’s still a chance for those who haven’t taken advantage of this golden opportunity.
Exploring abroad is an exciting prospect, and for Indian travelers, Visa on Arrival facilities are available in 57 captivating countries.
Embracing the August 15 Long Weekend
The long weekend starting from August 12 and culminating on August 15 is a perfect occasion to embark on an enriching journey.
With Independence Day on August 15 and Parsi New Year on August 16 (an optional holiday), travelers can extend their time off by taking leave on Monday, August 14, resulting in a rejuvenating five-day vacation.
Visa-Free Exploration in 57 Countries
This long weekend opens the doors to 57 diverse and enchanting destinations that extend Visa on Arrival facilities to Indian travelers.
These countries, spread across various regions, offer a hassle-free entry process, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in their culture and beauty.
Some of the featured countries include:
- Cook Islands
- Marshall Islands
- Palau Islands
- And many more…
Elevated Passport Power
The strength of the Indian passport has seen an encouraging improvement, moving from the 87th rank in 2022 to the 80th rank in 2023.
This enhancement grants Indian passport holders visa-free access to an array of countries.
The inclusion of Visa on Arrival facilities in 57 nations further reinforces the global mobility of Indian travelers.