Mauritius is the ideal holiday destination; whether for a honeymoon, a family outing or a holiday with friends. Hike to the highest mountain in Mauritius in the Black River Gorges National Park, marvel at the sand dunes and surreal rainbow colors of the Seven Earth Geopark colors of Chamarel, take an Ils aux Cerfs boat trip around the Mauritian coast to explore the nearby islands, or indulge in the local Mauritian cuisine that mixes the island’s African, Chinese, French and Indian influences.
Weather in May and June: The weather in May and June is moderate with temperatures ranging from 23 to 26 degrees Celsius. Rain showers are common here, so don’t forget to pack waterproof jackets!
How to get there: Currently, Air Mauritius offers direct non-stop flights from Mumbai to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport. Connecting flights are available from most Indian cities like Bengaluru, Delhi, Kolkata.
Entry requirements: Indians can enjoy the Visa on arrival possibility of entering the island nation provided you have a valid passport, proof of your return trip and a financial statement proving that you can cover the expenses of your stay.
COVID-19 rules: All Indian travelers except that children under the age of 18 who are fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by the Mauritian authorities will be allowed to freely explore the island. The second dose should be taken 14 days before departure. They will have to pass an RT-PCR test upon arrival in Mauritius. If you are not vaccinated, you must self-isolate for 7 days in an accommodation of your choice and take an antigen test on day 7.

Bali, Indonesia

Bali, Indonesia

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Bali, also known as the “Island of the Gods”, is rich in history, culture, natural beauty and marine diversity. Visit the famous Monkey Forest in Ubud or descend to the emerald green rice terraces to the north. A dawn hike to Mount Batur offers stunning views of the rising sun. Head to the Nusa Islands for a slow-paced vacation away from the crowds, with snorkeling, caves and rock formations to explore.
Weather in May and June: The days are generally warm with balmy evenings, so be sure to pack light clothing. The average daily temperature varies between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius. Light rain showers are expected in June, but don’t worry as they won’t be continuous.
How to get there: Garuda Indonesia, the country’s national carrier, now offers direct flights and nonstop from Mumbai to Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport (Denpasar) 3 times a week. Singapore Airlines, Jet Airways, Malindo Air, etc. offer connecting flights to Denpasar from major Indian cities. Entry requirements: Indians can now travel to Indonesia and purchase a Visa on arrival. It is valid for 30 days and can be extended for another 30 days. In addition, you also need travel insurance (covering covid-related medical expenses and evacuation costs) and a E-CD (Electronic customs declaration) on arrival.
COVID-19 rules: All travelers, including those who are vaccinated, must arrive with a negative RT-PCR test performed within 48 hours of departure for Indonesia. Unvaccinated visitors will be required to take an RT-PCR test upon arrival in Indonesia. People infected with the virus 30 days before departure must present a recovery letter and must take the test upon arrival in Indonesia. In both cases, if the result is positive, they must be isolated for 7 days in a government approved hotel/hospital.