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5 Countries Where The Indian Rupee Has A Higher Value

Here are five countries that have a currency whose value is lesser than that of the rupee (as of February 2022).

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Indian rupee might have a lower value than the pound and dollar, but there are many countries where the rupee is the stronger currency. People often think that international travel costs a fortune—but they forget travelling abroad is all about planning. Thoughtful planning will enable you to travel like royalty without spending much, especially to countries where rupee is the stronger currency. So, here are five countries that have a currency whose value is lesser than that of the rupee (as of February 2022).

1. Sri Lanka

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This island nation is popular for its serene beaches, vibrant nightlife, and delicious exotic cuisine. Interestingly, famous explorer Marco Polo described Sri Lanka as one of the finest islands in the world. The country is also blessed with abundant wildlife, greenery, tea gardens, and rich heritage. Sri Lanka is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Currently 1 INR= 2.68 Sri Lankan rupees, so you can make a trip to Sri Lanka happen without breaking the bank.

Places to visit in Sri Lanka:  

  • Sigiriya Fortress
  • Yala National Park 
  • Sinharaja Forest Reserve 
  • St Anthony’s Church
  • Bentota Beach 
  • International Buddhist Museum 
  • Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage 
  • Horton Plains National Park 
  • Dehiwala Zoo 
  • Bambarakanda Falls

2. Indonesia

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Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous nation and has an ethically diverse population. The country has more than 300 local languages and is one of the world’s emerging economies. Indonesia is considered to be one of the cheapest countries to visit from India.

Presently, 1 INR= 190.86 Indonesian Rupiah

Places to visit in Indonesia:

  • Raja Ampat Islands 
  • Tanjung Putting National Park 
  • Flores Island 
  • Torajaland 
  • Bukit Lawang (small village)
  • Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park 
  • Lombok and Gili Island 
  • Komodo National Park 
  • Yogyakarta (town) 
  • Bali

3. Laos

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Laos is located in Southeast Asia. It is famous among travellers for Buddhist monasteries, French architecture, and mountain ranges, amongst other tourist attractions. Although Laos does not have a coastline, it has some breathtaking waterfalls and forest ranges. The Laos cuisine has Thai and Indian influences, making it ideal for Indian travellers.

Currently, 1 INR= 151.99 Laotian Kip

Places to visit in Laos: 

  • Vientiane 
  • Luang Prabang 
  • Vang Vieng 
  • Huay Xai 
  • Si Phan Don Islands 
  • Bokeo Nature Reserve 
  • Nong Khiaw 
  • Tham Kong Lo 
  • Wat Phu 
  • Phonsavan

4. Nepal

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Situated in the Himalayas, Nepal is a landlocked country in the South Asian continent. There are many mentions of Nepal in Indian epics, and Buddhist and Jain scriptures. Owing to its geographical location, Nepal’s culture and heritage also have Indian influences.

Presently, 1 INR= 1.60 Nepalese Rupee. (as per February 2022)

Places to visit in Nepal:

  • Kathmandu 
  • Nagarkot
  • Sagarmatha National Park 
  • Pokhara 
  • Annapurna Circuit 
  • Bhaktapur 
  • Chitwan National Park 
  • Lumbini 
  • Langtang National Park 
  • Dharan

5. Mongolia

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Mongolia is a diverse land that nests many cultures and has many beautiful places to discover. The country is bordered by Russia and China and is known for its nomadic culture.

Currently, 1 INR= 38.18 Mongolian Tughrik

Places to see in Mongolia: 

  • Ulaanbaatar 
  • Altai Tavan Bogd National Park 
  • Amarbayasgalant Monastery
  • Erdene Zuu Monastery 
  • Gorkhi-Terelj National Park 
  • Dornod Mongolia Steppe 
  • Gobi Desert 
  • Orkhon Valley 
  • Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve 
  • Lake Khövsgöl

International travel does not need to be an expensive affair. If you want to travel on a budget, visit these countries where Indian currency has more value.

Indian rupee might have a lower value than the pound and dollar, but there are many countries where the rupee is the stronger currency. People often think that international travel costs a fortune—but they forget travelling abroad is all about planning. Thoughtful planning will enable you to travel like royalty without spending much, especially to countries where rupee is the stronger currency. So, here are five countries that have a currency whose value is lesser than that of the rupee(as per February 2022)

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