Melvin Lobo
Last Updated 08 May 2023
Asian Countries


Reason to Visit: The local souks, Muscat’s grand mosque, and lip-smacking Omani food are the primary reasons to visit this country of delights. 

Stay Period: Indian citizens having a valid US Visa can apply for eVisa with a 30-day validity. 

Best Time to Visit: October to March  



Reasons to Visit: Home to lush green rainforests having wondrous flora and fauna.  Also, its delectable street food is worthy of your visit! 

Stay Period: You can enjoy a 180-day stay with a valid US visa.

Best Time to Visit: December to April



Reasons to Visit: When fun and a rejuvenating short trip is on your mind, you can never ignore the Philippines. Crystal clear serene water bodies, karaoke bars, and beautiful emerald-green rice terraces will make your senses come alive. 

Stay Period: You can visit and stay in the country for up to 6 months with a valid US Visa. 

Best Time to Visit: November to April is the peak season 



Reason to Visit: It offers the best of both worlds, urban charm combined with scenic rural landscapes. Explore the richness of the Gardens of the Bay, night safari, Singapore Zoo, and Universal Studios. One of the top-rated tourist destinations, Singapore allures travellers all year round. 

Stay Period: Avail your stay for a maximum of 90 days in Singapore with a valid US visa while you are in transit for 4 days. 

Best Time to Visit: Early November to January and June to July.  The country doesn’t have any peak or defined seasons for tourism, however, there is a noticeable peak during holidays and festivals.


South Korea

Reason to Visit: Breathtaking landscape of white powdery slopes, traditional teahouses, and the amazingly tasteful kimchi and Korean barbeque will leave you wanting for more. 

Stay Period: 30-day visa-free policy for Indian citizens with valid US visas.

Best Time to Visit: March to May has mild weather, and it’s the time for cherry blossoms. September to November is ideal with pleasant temperatures, dry skies, and golden ginkgoes. However, December to February is your time to travel if you want to experience the Korean winter.



Reason to Visit: Astonishingly beautiful temples, night markets, and offbeat hotels will keep you asking for more. 

Stay Period: With a multiple-entry US visa, you are exempted from acquiring a visa to visit Taiwan for a day. However, you need to apply for a Republic of China Travel Authorization Certificate which is not the same as a Chinese Visa.  (ETA is valid for a 90-day period after arrival). 

Best Time to Visit: September to November are the best months. However, March to April is usually the festive calendar marked with interesting events. 



Reason to Visit: Amazing brunches with mimosas, desert safari, and the great deals at the vibrant souks will always win your heart in this country. 

Stay Period: With a valid US Visa, you will be eligible for a visa on arrival valid for a period of 30 days. 

Best Time to Visit: December to January



Reason to Visit: In the mood for a shopping spree? How can you avoid Dubai! Fly directly to explore a unique itinerary. The country is known for its largest malls and offbeat shops. Not just that, indulge in exciting dune-bashing, the fastest rollercoaster, and other miscellaneous adventurous activities. 

Stay Period: Indians with a valid US visa can get the UAE visa on arrival valid for a maximum of 180 days.

Best Time to Visit: November to March have pleasant weather

European Countries


Reason to Visit: With offbeat houses, enchanting beaches, and mighty mountains, this small Balkan extravaganza holds the UNESCO site of Kotr. 

Stay Period: You can enter for a maximum of 30 days with a valid US Visa. 

Best Time to Visit: April to September


Reason to Visit: Archaic castles and beautiful fortress towns in Europe’s treasure trove. You can never say no to such a destination. 

Stay Period: Enjoy a stay for a maximum 90 days with a valid US Visa.

Best Time to Visit: April to June and September to October 

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Reason to Visit: A rich heritage, stunning hamlets straight out of your fantasy tales, medieval architecture, and ruins along with the warmth of the people makes this country a pleasure treat. 

Stay Period: You can stay for a maximum period of 30 days with your valid US visa. 

Best Time to Visit: Interested in hiking? Visit around May, June, or September. Also, February to March is ideal for clear skies and sun-kissed views.


Reason to Visit: Have a fun dip into the Black Sea, roam through the Cobblestone alleys, and pamper yourself with  sulphur baths in this captivating country. 

Stay Period: You can get a stay for a maximum period of 90 days with a multiple entry US visa. 

Best Time to Visit: May, June, or September, specifically if you want to avoid the summer heat and humidity.


Reason to Visit: One of the underrated regions in Europe that boasts of calm hiking trails, stunning lakes, and mountains that you wouldn’t like to miss at any cost. 

Stay Period: You can do the tour in 10 days with a valid US visa.

Best Time to Visit: July to August


Reason to visit: Architectural grandeur with monasteries and museums, historic cities, and a colourful nightlife with a long stretch of lovely vineyards will make every moment of your trip worthwhile.

Stay Period: You can avail a stay of maximum of 90 days with a valid US visa. 

Best Time to Visit: April to October


Reason to Visit: Visit the blue mosque, take rides in Cappadocia’s hot air balloon, delight your taste buds with Turkish cuisine, and flaky baklavas. Since, it lies on the cusp between Asia and Europe, don’t miss out on the famous photo op with one leg in the Asian territory and the other one gracing the European land.

Stay Period: A valid US visa will give Indian passport holders their single-entry e-visas valid for 1 month. 

Best Time to Visit: April to mid-November is the best time to experience the country’s true essence.

North American Countries


Reason to Visit: Try the Mexican cuisine, go visit the beaches, and bask in the majestic architecture. When it comes to sightseeing, the city has a beautiful history to fill in your senses. From aged cathedrals to plenty of green spaces, Mexico City is a traveller’s paradise. 

Stay Period: Indian citizens can avail a maximum stay of 180 days. 

Best Time to Visit: December to April

Central American Countries


Reason to Visit: Go diving into the world’s second largest coral reef full of vibrant fishes, turtles, and blooming corals. See through the Mayan ruins and enjoy some  bird-watching sessions, such as  a chance to spot the beautiful scarlet macaw.

Stay Period: With a valid US visa for six-months you can stay for a period of 90 days.

Best Time to Visit: January to June is ideal if you are planning on lots of outdoor adventures.


Reason to Visit: Into scuba diving? Want to try out snorkeling? This is the destination for you. Canoe along the immaculate beaches and exuberant rainforests you experience the scenic view of the entire country. 

Stay Period: Enjoy a maximum of 30 days stay with a valid US visa

Best Time to Visit: December to April is the prime time

Costa Rica

Reason to Visit: Fun-filled outdoor activities with plethora of attractions to explore. Hike along the different volcanic ranges, national parks, and do rafting through pristine white waters. Sign up for a Costa Rican coffee plantation tour to sip on one of the best coffees. Take in the artistic and cultural significance with all your senses. 

Stay Period: Get your US visa stamped and secure your stay for a maximum period of 30 days 

Best Time to Visit: December to April. Best to avoid the peak rainy season, September, and October.

El Salvador

Reason to Visit: Got surfing on your mind this holiday? Head on right to this country known for surfing all year round. While you are at it, take your own sweet time to explore scenic beaches, glorious national parks, and coffee plantations 

Stay Period: Enjoy a 90-day stay permit through a valid US visa and a tourist card for 10$ on arrival.

Best Time to Visit: November to March


Reason to Visit: Known for fried chicken and exquisite cuisine, discover hidden treasures, and priceless experiences in the serenity of Lake Atitlan. Lose yourself to the Moorish architecture, colorful markets, and volcanoes. 

Stay Period: With a valid US visa Indians can enjoy a stay for up to 90 days

Best Time to Visit: November to April




Reason to Visit: Admirer of Cuban and vintage cigars? Then this is the place to be. With colorful buildings and street salsa, have a gala time while embracing the beautiful landscape. 

Stay Period: With a US visa an Indian passport holder can stay for 30 days. Also, a tourist card will be issued upon arrival in the country itself.

Best Time to Visit: November to March

Antigua and Barbuda

Reason to Visit: Are you a beach person? Then with 36 beaches, explore one every day. Treat your tastebuds to some local cuisine and rum and explore your way through the markets around. Get lost in popular tourist spots, parks, and gardens. Explore the local culture to the fullest.

Stay Period: A 30-day permit granted on arrival to the valid US visa holders.

Best Time to Visit: February to April and December


Reason to Visit: Get sun-drenched in beaches and enjoy the fine blue waters with impeccable views. 

Stay Period: Avail a 30 day stay with multiple-entry US visa 

Best Time to Visit: Winter is the peak season to visit Aruba, especially due to the carnival from January to February. Ideal time is April to May right after this peak tourist buzz settles down. 


Reason to Visit: Explore uncountable beaches, take a fine ride down the waterslide into a shark pool made of glass, visit the pirate’s museum, and do more in this archipelagic hip land. Due to its  pleasant weather, the beaches are always buzzing with tourists.

Stay Period: Indian passport holders can enjoy a maximum stay of 90 days with a valid US visa. 

Best Time to Visit: Mid-December to mid-April

British Virgin Islands

Reason to Visit: Self-indulgence at its best! Rent a luxury yacht and explore the islands. Every sailor’s paradise, this is one of the tourist hotspots that you cannot afford to miss if you have all the required documents to enter this territory. 

Stay Period: Indians are eligible for  a 30-day stay period with an US visa valid for up to 6 months. 

Best Time to Visit: January to March is the ideal time to cruise into this luxury.


Reason to Visit: Every snorkeler’s destination, there are lots of fun-filled activities to do in Bonaire. Discover a coral reef right beneath your feet or go deep diving to experience the beauty of underwater life. It offers a lot of things to non-divers too. 

Stay Period: With a 30-day stay permit valid with a US visa, Indian passport holders can experience the country’s best.

Best Time to Visit: May to October is perfect.


Reason to Visit: Cash your luck at the many casinos and take easy strolls along the old town while you gaze through some colonial ancient architecture. Unwind yourself at the end of the day with the best grilled fish for optimal happiness. 

Stay Period: You can maximum do a 30-day stay at CuraCao with a valid US Visa

Best Time to Visit: December to April

The Dominican Republic

Reason to Visit: From waterfalls to busy nightlife to pristine white sand beaches, adventures round the year, and tranquil waters make this an alluring destination to be cherished by every tourist.

Stay Period: A valid US Visa will allow you a stay of up to maximum 30 days. 

Best Time to Visit: December to April

Saint Martin

Reason to Visit: Approximately 300 km east of Puerto Rico, Saint Martin boasts of numerous fancy resorts and captivating beaches. This smallest sea island holds a captivating landscape and has a calendar packed with events almost round the year.

Stay Period: Experience the popular places with a 30-day valid stay using an US Visa. 

Best Time to Visit: April to June

South America


Reason to Visit: A bewildering strip of coastal desert and limitless snow-capped mountains make this a travel gem. Hike through the wilderness of Amazon, visit Machu Picchu, and savor the fine food and delicacies with all the zest. 

Stay Period: A valid 6-months US visa will allow you to stay in this country for more than 180 days.

Best Time to Visit: June to August for adventures while September to November for relaxing hikes and surfing.


Reason to Visit: Football fanatic? Raise your hand! Always a good news if you have a valid US visa to access the country known for being home to some of the legendary  football players. Explore the Iguazu falls and Buenos Aires’ food scenes. For tourists looking beyond the football culture, it’s a superb combination of streetside cadence and wafting grills satiating your wanderlust. 

Stay Period: You can enjoy a maximum 90 day stay with a valid US visa

Best Time to Visit: November to February and July


Reason to Visit: Please your taste buds  with some good old vino and Chilean wine and the bread and ice-cream are a must try. Bask in the natural beauty, explore popular destinations, and enjoy the views amid majestic mountains and volcanoes.

Stay Period: Permitted entry for up to 90 days with a valid US visa, 

Best Time to Visit: October to March


Reason to Visit: At the crossroads of Latin America and the greater American continent, this country with lost cities has turned into an inspiration by the superhit TV show ‘Narcos.’ From literature to visual arts and architecture, this country has an ethereal charm hard to miss. 

Stay Period: Make the most of your stay with a 90-day entry using a valid US visa 

Best Time to Visit: December to March

African Countries

Sao Tome and Principe:

Reason to Visit: Merger of two archipelagos, this one-of-a-kind island has rich history with breathtaking scenic views. Untouched beaches, a marvelous range of flora and fauna, and activities, like snorkeling and fishing, make it an attractive place for visitors across the globe. And, the delicious chocolates are a big hit! 

Stay Period: You can visit Sao Tome Principe for 30 days with a valid US visa. 

Best Time to Visit: February and April to September

British Overseas Territories


Reason to Visit: Known for its historic event, this is a must-visit place for history lovers, and its rich heritage makes it a tourist attraction. Enjoy a long walk along the pastel-glazed homes blooming with greenery. Calm your toes by dipping in turquoise waters or just relax on the pink sandy beaches. 

Stay Period: Enter with a valid US visa for a maximum of 180 days 

Best Time to Visit: April and May

Turks and Caicos Islands

Reason to Visit: This is a rich and famous destination. Fly via London and Miami to Providenciales. Get cozy inside the sublime resorts, relax, and sip on cocktails by the pool.  Soak up the culture around and keep an eye out  to spot celebrities!

Stay Period: Enjoy your 90-day stay with a valid US visa

Best Time to Visit: December to March

Cayman Islands

Reason to Visit: You don’t have to try too hard to catch a glimpse of the bioluminescence if you have a valid US visa. Kayak your way through the bioluminescent seas at night, or swim with stingrays. 

Stay Period: Secure a 180-day stay in this plush island with your valid US visa

Best Time to Visit: Mid-November to mid-April


Therefore, a US visa is the dream come true for many who are looking to explore offbeat destinations or have a long travel list to cater to. Get your US visa in place and secure your stay to some of the finest countries in the globe.