A family holiday destination allows every member of the family to have fun. It is important that such destinations are easily accessible and offer a multitude of enjoyment opportunities to both young and old. India is`a diverse country with varying landscapes and provides a wonderful opportunity for local and international tourists.
Below are some best destinations for family visit if you live in India or travelling here from abroad:
The Perfect Blend of Peace, Calm and Beauty in Munnar, Kerala
Nestled in the beautiful Western Ghats mountain range, Munnar is an amazing travel place in South India. The mountain range does not have a high altitude and the weather is always pleasant. Here, you can explore the wonderful tea gardens and beautifully ornamented parks at a leisurely pace. The peace and quiet brings an unbridled joy to the tired souls and minds. You can do some boating at the Mattupetty Dam and if you are lucky, you would also find some elephants near the spot.
Enjoy Heaven on Earth at Havelock Island, Andaman and Nicobar
If you want to leave the crowds behind and discover serenity, Andaman and Nicobar is the perfect tourist destination. It has amazingly beautiful white sand beaches, which bring sheer happiness to the visitors. The young ones can frolic around on the beach while the elder ones can just lay back and relax on a recliner.
Uncover British History of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
This is one of the very few hill stations in India that are reachable via train. The place has great history as it was once the summer capital of India when the British ruled the country. The heritage museums can be visited for expanding one’s knowledge about the British rule in India. Apart from history lessons, during Shimla tour there is so much more in the form of temples, churches and truly delightful scenery.
Desert Adventure in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
In terms of climate, Jaisalmer can be quite extreme. It is preferable that you visit the place between November and February. Jaisalmer is well-known for its monument and buildings, and amongst them Jaisalmer fort should be right at the top of your list. The young ones can rejoice in activities like camel Safari and parasailing over the Thar Desert while the curious adults can uncover the 180 million year old history of the place by visiting the wood Fossil Park.
Taste of Nature in Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra
Just like Munnar, Mahabaleshwar is located on the Western Ghats. It has some of the most beautiful temples in the country and serves as the perfect destination for religious people. Mahabaleshwar is also famous for its fruits such as mud fruit and alphonso mango. Learn about fruit farming or just admire the taste of the most delicious fruits in the country.
Explore the Most Beautiful Hills in Gangtok, Sikkim
When we talk about the most beautiful hill stations in the world, it is hard to leave out Gangtok from the discussion. Amongst the many hill stations in North East India, Gangtok is the safest and arguably the most beautiful and cleanest destination. The state government is very particular about maintenance/cleanliness and you would hardly find any litter lying around like some other parts of India. Here, you can visit monasteries, lakes, markets and some of the most beautiful view points. If you are in the mood to play in snow, just head to Nathula Pass by hiring a cab.
Explore the Fascinating India History in Delhi
Delhi is the capital of India. Although it is very crowded and bustling with chaos, it is very rich in history. Delhi Sightseeing like Qutab Minar, Red Fort, and Akshardham temple to drown yourself in the history of the country.
Visit the 7th Wonder of the World in Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Agra is the best place to learn about the Muslim rulers of the country. It is also home to some of the most iconic monuments and towns such as the Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri. It is surely a must-visit place for the history buffs.
Explore the Religious Harmony in Mathura and Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh
Mathura and Vrindavan are two of the holiest destinations in the country. Visit some of the oldest and most popular temples in the region and fill yourself with religious vibes. ISKCON temple in Vrindavan and Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple offer peace, tranquility and an elusive oneness with Lord Krishna.
Fun and Frolic in North Goa
North Goa is the most happening spot for parties in the country. You will find some of the best beaches such as Candolim beach, Calangute Beach and Baga beach in North Goa. This is the only place in India with a boisterous night life. It offers the most bang for your buck when it comes to entertainment in the form of adventurous activities and partying.