The following is a list of international prime ministerial trips made by prime ministers of India in reverse chronological order.

Jawaharlal Nehru (1947–1964)

Main article: List of international prime ministerial trips made by Jawaharlal Nehru

Lal Bahadur Shastri (1964–1966)

Country Areas visited Date(s) Purpose(s) Notes
 Egypt Cairo 5–10 October 1964 Conference of Heads of State or Government of the Non-Aligned Countries [1]
 Pakistan Karachi October 1964 On his way back from Cairo, the Prime Minister made a brief halt at Karachi and had discussions with the President of Pakistan[1]
   Nepal Kathmandu
Mithila
23–25 April 1965 [2]
 Soviet Union 11–19 May 1965 [2]
 Canada Ottawa
Montreal
June 1965 [2]
 United Kingdom London 17–25 June 1965 Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference [2]
 Yugoslavia July 1965 [2]
 Burma 20–23 December 1965 [2]
 Soviet Union Tashkent 4–10 January 1966 Tashkent Declaration Shastri died of a heart attack in Tashkent on 11 January 1966.[2]

Indira Gandhi (1966–77; 1980–84)

Main article: List of international prime ministerial trips made by Indira Gandhi

Morarji Desai (1977–1979)

Country Areas visited Date(s) Purpose(s) Notes
 Australia February 1978 Regional Commonwealth Conference [3]
 Iran Tehran 7 June 1977 [3]
 United Kingdom London 8–15 June 1977 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 1977 [3]
 France Paris June 1977 [3]
 Soviet Union October 1977 [3]
   Nepal November–December 1977 [3]
 Iran Tehran June 1978 Stop-over [4]
 Belgium Brussels June 1978 [4]
 United Kingdom London June 1978 [4]
 United States New York City, San Francisco, Omaha 12–15 June 1978 UN General Assembly [5][6]
 Kenya Nairobi August 1978 Funeral of Jomo Kenyatta [4]
 Sri Lanka February 1979 Chief guest on Independence Day [4]
 Bangladesh Dhaka 16–18 April 1979 [7]
 West Germany Frankfurt June 1979 [8]
 Soviet Union 10–14 June 1979 [8]
 Poland 14–16 June 1979 [8]
 Czechoslovakia 16–18 June 1979 [8]
 Yugoslavia 18–21 June 1979 [8]

Charan Singh (1979–1980)

Charan Singh did not make any state visits as Prime Minister.

Rajiv Gandhi (1984–1989)

Country Areas visited Date(s) Purpose(s) Notes
 Soviet Union March 1985 [9]
 Bangladesh Dhaka 2 June 1985 [7][9]
 Egypt June 1985 [9]
 Algeria June 1985 [9]
 United States Washington, D.C. 11–15 June 1985 [5][9]
  Switzerland Geneva 17 June 1985 71st International Labour Conference [9]
 France June 1985 [9]
 Bhutan Thimpu September 1985 [9]
 Bahamas Nassau 16–20 October 1985 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 1985 [9]
 Cuba 21–22 October 1985 [9]
 United States New York City 22–24 October 1985 Met with President Reagan on 23 October in New York City, at reception and luncheon at the U.N.[5][9]
 Soviet Union Moscow October 1985 [9]
 Netherlands October 1985 [9]
 United Kingdom London October 1985 [9]
 Oman Muscat 17–18 November 1985 15th Anniversary of Accession to the Throne by Sultan Qaboos [9]
 Vietnam Hanoi 27 November 1985 [9]
 Japan Tokyo 28 November–1 December 1985 [9]
 Bangladesh Dhaka 7–8 December 1985 1st SAARC summit [7][9]
 Maldives Malé 7–9 February 1986 [9][10]
 Zambia May 1986 [10]
 Zimbabwe May 1986 [10]
 Angola May 1986 [10]
 Tanzania May 1986 [10]
 Mauritius July 1986 [10]
 Mexico 7–9 August 1986 [10]
 Czechoslovakia Prague 10 August 1986 On his way back from Mexico.[10]
 United Kingdom London August 1986 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 1986 [10]
 Zimbabwe Harare September 1986 Eighth Summit of the Non-Aligned [10]
 Indonesia October 1986 [10]
 Thailand October 1986 [10]
 Australia October 1986 [10]
 New Zealand October 1986 [10]
 Soviet Union 2–4 July 1987 [11]
 Sri Lanka Colombo 29–30 July 1987 [11]
 Netherlands October 1987 Transit visit [11]
 Japan Tokyo October 1987 Transit visit Gandhi visited Japan, Canada and USA from 11 to 21 October 1987.[11]
 Canada Vancouver October 1987 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 1987 [11]
 United States Washington, D.C. 19–20 October 1987 UN General Assembly [5][11]
   Nepal Kathmandu 2–4 November 1987 SAARC Summit [11]
 Burma Rangoon 15–16 December 1987 [11]
 Pakistan Peshawar January 1988 Funeral of Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
 Sweden January 1988 Six Nation Initiative [11]
 Japan Tokyo April 1988 [12]
 Vietnam 16 April 1988 [12]
 Hungary 10–12 June 1988 [12]
 West Germany June 1988 [12]
 United States June 1988 UN General Assembly [12]
 Syria June 1988 [12]
 Yugoslavia July 1988 Yugoslavia, Jordan, Spain and Turkey 11 to 20 July 1988.[12]
 Jordan July 1988 [12]
 Spain July 1988 [12]
 Turkey July 1988 [12]
 Bhutan 23–27 September 1988 [12]
 China 19–23 December 1988 [12]
 Pakistan Islamabad 29–31 December 1988 4th SAARC Summit [12]
   Nepal December 1988 [13]
 Pakistan 16–17 July 1989 [13]
 France Paris July 1989 Bicentenary celebrations of the French Revolution [13]
 Soviet Union Moscow July 1989 [13]
 Yugoslavia Belgrade 3–8 September 1989 9th NAM Summit [13]

V. P. Singh (December 1989 – November 1990)

Country Areas visited Date(s) Purpose(s) Notes
 Namibia Windhoek March 1990 Namibian Independence Day celebrations [14]
 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur 1–4 June 1990 1st G-15 summit [14]
 Maldives Malé 22–24 June 1990 State visit [14]
 Soviet Union July 1990 State visit [14]

Chandra Shekhar (November 1990 – June 1991)

Country Areas visited Date(s) Purpose(s) Notes
 Maldives Malé 22–24 November 1990 6th SAARC Summit [14]
   Nepal Kathmandu, Janakpur, Biratnagar 13–15 February 1991 State visit [14]

P. V. Narasimha Rao (1991–1996)

Country Areas visited Date(s) Purpose(s) Notes
 Germany Bonn September 1991 [15]
 Zimbabwe Harare October 1991 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 1991 [15]
 France November 1991 [15]
 Venezuela Caracas November 1991 2nd G-15 Summit [15]
 Sri Lanka Colombo December 1991 SAARC Summit [15]
 United States New York City January 1992 UN Security Council meeting Met with President George H. W. Bush during a U.N. Security Council summit in New York City.[5][15]
  Switzerland Davos 2 February 1992 [15]
 Mauritius Port Louis March 1992 Chief guest on the occasion Mauritius proclaiming itself a republic [15][16]
 Brazil Rio de Janeiro 3–14 June 1992 Earth Summit [16]
 Spain Madrid 10 June 1992 Transit visit [16]
 Portugal Lisbon 15 June 1992 Transit visit [16]
 Japan Tokyo 22–26 June 1992 [16]
 Indonesia Jakarta September 1992 10th Non-Aligned Summit [16]
 France Paris 28–30 September 1992 [16]
   Nepal Kathmandu 19–21 October 1992 [16]
 Tunisia Tunis 20 November 1992 On his way to Dakar to attend G-15 Summit, Rao stopped in Tunis on 20 November.[16]
 Senegal Dakar 21–23 November 1992 3rd G-15 Summit [16]
 Bangladesh Dhaka 10–11 April 1993 7th SAARC Summit [17]
 Thailand Bangkok April 1993 [17]
 Uzbekistan 23–25 May 1993 [17]
 Kazakhstan 25–26 May 1993 [17]
 Oman Muscat June 1993 [18][19]
 Bhutan 21–22 August 1993 [17]
 South Korea Seoul 9–11 September 1993 [17]
 China Beijing September 1993 [17]
 Iran Tehran 20–23 September 1993 [17]
  Switzerland Davos 1 February 1994 World Economic Forum [17]
 Germany 2–5 February 1994 [17][19]
 United Kingdom 13–16 March 1994 [19]
 United States 14–20 May 1994 [19]
 China June 1994 Inauguration of the Festival of India in China [19]
 Russia 29 June–2 July 1994 [19]
 Vietnam September 1994 [19]
 Singapore September 1994 [19]
 Denmark Copenhagen 8–11 March 1995 World Summit for Social Development and State visit [20]
 Maldives Malé April 1995 [20]
 France 11–14 June 1995 [20]
 Malaysia August 1995 [20]
 Turkmenistan 19–21 September 1995 [20]
 Kyrgyzstan 21–23 September 1995 [20]
 Egypt 15–16 October 1995 [20]
 Colombia Cartagena 16–20 October 1995 11th NAM summit [20]
 United States New York City October 1995 UN General Assembly [20]
 Argentina Buenos Aires 5–7 November 1995 G-15 Summit [20]
 Burkina Faso November 1995 [20]
 Ghana November 1995 [20]

Atal Bihari Vajpayee (1996; 1998–2004)

Main article: List of international prime ministerial trips made by Atal Bihari Vajpayee

H. D. Deve Gowda (June 1996 – April 1997)

This list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items. (March 2017)
Country Areas visited Date(s) Purpose(s) Notes
 Italy Rome 15–17 November 1996 World Food Summit [21]
 Zimbabwe Harare November 1996 6th G-15 Summit [21]
 Bangladesh 6–7 January 1997 [21]
 Mauritius February 1997 [21]
  Switzerland Davos February 1997 World Economic Forum
 Russia 24–26 March 1997 [21]

Inder Kumar Gujral (April 1997 – March 1998)

This list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items. (March 2017)
Country Areas visited Date(s) Purpose(s) Notes
 Maldives Malé 12-14 May 1997 SAARC
 United States New York City 22 September 1997 Met with President Clinton at the UN General Assembly in New York City .[5]
 Egypt Cairo 24-25 October 1997
 Uganda Kampala 26-27 October 1997
 South Africa Johannesburg &Durban 28-31 October 1997
 Bangladesh Dhaka 14–15 January 1998 [22]

Manmohan Singh (2004–2014)

Main article: List of international prime ministerial trips made by Manmohan Singh

Narendra Modi (2014–present)

Main article: List of international prime ministerial trips made by Narendra Modi

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