Travel has and always been one of the prime passions of the human kind. Seeing breath-taking sights from around the world is a dream for any Indian, the only hindrance being MONEY. The soaring exchange rates make international trips all the more impossible.
But here we have compiled a list of International tourist destination in countries where the Indian Rupee holds a strong value:
- Costa Rica
Be prepared to be mesmerised by the mighty Victoria Falls, the world's largest curtain of water in the world, its renowned national parks and World Heritage-listed archeological sites. The Victoria Falls is seen on the Zambezi River at the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia.
To make more within the budget, book in February for the best air fare. (Pictured) Matopos National Park, Hwange National Park, the Great Zimbabwe Ruins, Mutare town, and Chinhoyi Caves are a must-visit in Zimbabwe.
2. COSTA RICA:
Figuring among the top in the world's happiest countries in 2016, Costa Rica can make the Indian traveller truly very happy.
(Pictured) Turrialba volcano in Turrialba, Costa Rica.
The paradise country takes any traveller by surprise with its spotless accessibility as tourists can travel from coast to coast in barely three hours by car
Indulge in exciting escapades like snorkeling, surfing, canopy touring, snorkeling, kayaking, Jet Skiing or even rafting. People are seen outside a post office in San Jose, capital of Costa Rica.
The exchange rate favours the Indian currency and November is the cheapest time to book travel to the exotic country.
Indonesia is a dream come true for any beach lover as it is home to picturesque azure waters and coral reefs
Photo taken at Lombok Island, Indonesia shows a spectacular view of sunrise on the sea.
3. INDONESIA: Bali has been an Indian favourite. While it is perennially on India's mind, Data says the cheapest time to book travel to the world's largest island country is in May.
Photo taken on July 10, 2016 shows the Milky Way when volcanic Mount Sinabung erupts at Kampung Dalam village in Karo district, North Sumatra, Indonesia.
Jakarta Cathedral in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Jockeys spur buffalos during the Makepung buffalo races at Jembrana in Bali, Indonesia.
Makepung is a tradition for farmers to celebrate a bumper harvest in Bali.
Sri Lanka is ideally placed in the Indian subcontinent, allowing easy and affordable holidays to Indians. The proximity and favourable currency exchange rate makes it perfect to visit any time. However, May and June are the cheapest time to book.
GO TRAVEL!!! As India gears up for its new financial year, people can get deeply engrossed with financial planning, leaving little thought for the holiday season. But ensure making smart international travel plans, and opt for locations like Costa Rica and Zimbabwe where Indian currency holds a strong value.
Photo taken on Jan. 1, 2017 shows the first sunrise of 2017 at Plaosan temple complex in Central Java, Indonesia.