Most of us assume that travelling abroad can dig a big hole in our pockets. Due to the difference between the values of the Indian rupee and the dollar, Indian travellers often feel that visiting foreign countries can be quite expensive. But that is not the matter always. There are quite a few destinations where Indians can travel without being price conscious about each and everything they do on a trip.
We bring to you a list of the countries where the Indian rupee will make you feel like a royalty.
Note – The conversion of Indian currency is based on current conversion rates, which may change
Exchange Rate: INR 1 = Belarusian Ruble 277.59 (approx.)
Belarus is a nation that allows you to experience the grandeur of Europe on a shoestring budget. This former Soviet country is a destination where you can explore the beauty of Soviet architecture. Its quaint roads lined with red brick structures are an attraction in themselves. An added advantage of visiting Belarus is that the country has one of the cheapest public transport systems in Europe.
Exchange Rate: INR 1 = Vietnamese Dong 341.29 (approx.)
Vietnam is a country that lets you feel like a royalty when you travel there with Indian currency. The most interesting part is that your daily budget will not exceed INR 900 for your stay in Vietnam and that includes your food, transport and lodging expenses. The country is full of attractions for travellers and is often described as a backpacker’s paradise. A cruise on the Ha Long Bay is a major tourist attraction in Vietnam.
Exchange Rate: INR 1 = Paraguayan Guarani 88.32 (approx.)
Paraguay is considered to be one of the cheapest countries of the world. The natives of this country are warm and jolly people who make tourists feel at home. Here you will be able to have food and drink at the best of restaurants and bars without having to feel a big pinch in your pocket. The country has some of the most popular tourist attractions like the Jesuit missions of La Santisima Trinidad de Parana and Jesus de Tavarangue (both UNESCO world heritage sites), and the Iguaçu Falls.
Exchange Rate: INR 1 = Mongolian Tugrik 30.21 (approx.)
Plan a trip to Mongolia if you want to experience the nomadic way of life without bothering about expenses. Mongolia is located in the Gobi desert and has miles and miles of untouched empty space. The country has been home to nomads for several centuries. Many people still follow the nomadic way of life there. It is also the place where the maximum dinosaur remains have been discovered in the world.
Exchange Rate: INR 1 = Icelandic Króna 1.96 (approx.)
Iceland is truly a traveller’s paradise. This sparsely populated Nordic island country is situated between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean in Europe. The unparalleled beauty of the country comprises of natural wonders such as spectacular lagoons, glittering glaciers and the mesmerising hue of the midnight sun. Its cinematic landscapes will leave you transfixed to say the least. The best part is that you get to enjoy all these and more without having to worry off your head over finances.
Exchange Rate: INR 1 = Zimbabwean Dollar 5.48 (approx.)
Zimbabwe is a beautiful country that is suffering from crazy inflation rates. Travel, sightseeing and food in Zimbabwe are unimaginably low priced. The country has some of the most beautiful waterfalls and wildlife destinations. Experience the vibrant culture of the place and indulge in shopping and enjoying the nightlife of this African country. The high value of the Indian rupee as compared to the Zimbabwean Dollar will ensure that you get to explore the country without having to worry about the expenses.
Exchange Rate: INR 1 = Cambodian Riel 61.22 (approx.)
Explore some of the most spectacular tourist attractions of the world by travelling to Cambodia. From the world renowned Khmer ruins at Angkor Wat to the sandy Sihanoukville beach, Cambodia packs in scores of delights for tourists. No wonder, the country is visited by a huge number of tourists every year. Due to the great exchange rate, the Indian rupee can make you feel very rich in that country. So, pay a visit to this extremely affordable nation and make the most of the strong Indian currency there.
Exchange Rate: INR 1 = Indonesian Rupiah 206.19 (approx.)
Indonesia is a country that is known for its diverse natural beauty. Its dramatic landscape, spectacular coastline, white-sand beaches, numerous volcanoes, islands and diving haunts makes it a highly rated tourist destination. The country also has some of the most beautiful temples decorated with intricate architecture. You will be able to explore all these and more without having to shell out much from your pocket.
Exchange Rate: INR 1 = Laotian Kip 123.41 (approx.)
Laos is a country of myriad attractions. Its underground river caves, green forests, limestone cliffs, and many other natural wonders make the country a highly favoured destination for travel enthusiasts. It is also a country where you can enjoy various off-the-beaten-track adventures. This makes the Southeast Asian country is a refreshingly beautiful place. The high value of the Indian currency as against the Laotian currency makes every super-affordable in Laos.
Exchange Rate: INR 1 = Chilean Peso 10.61 (approx.)
Chile is a peaceful nation in Latin America that is famous for its trek routes and ski resorts. The diverse landscape of the country unfolds many surprises for the travellers. Its lush green valleys, thick forests, beautiful dunes and massive glaciers are some of the things that you must not miss exploring while visiting the country. Given that the Indian currency is ten times stronger than the Chilean currency, finances should not be any problem while you are on an exploration spree in Chile.