India to offer 30-day e-tourist visa for $25 during peak season
Tourism minister Prahlad Patel has announced e-tourist visas for peak and lean seasons in the India. India will now offer a 30-day e-tourist visa for a fee of $25 during the peak tourism season between July to March. According to PTI, Patel also announced a 5 year e-tourist visa for a fee of $80 and 1 year visa for a fee of $40. The minister further said that for Japan, Singapore and Sri Lanka lean period visa fee will be $10 and $25 for 30 days, 1 year and 5 years. Patel also said that India will offer a 30-day e-tourist visa at a fee of $10 fee during April to June, which is a lean period in Indian tourism. Speaking at the inauguration of a meeting with state government representatives on tourism on Tuesday, minister Prahlad Patel said the move was to encourage tourists to visit India. Also Read | Kashmir's main tourist attraction Gulmarg sees no visitors since August 3 Also Watch | The mystical, magical state of Tamil Nadu beckons. Here’s why you should visit.