It is quite easy to get caught in the hustle and bustle of daily life and forget to take a break. But what better way to relax than to spend time with your loved ones, exploring the beauty of a new place altogether. Family vacations are about creating moments that will last a lifetime. India has some truly beautiful places that you can visit your family and have a wonderful time. With a variety of family packages on offer, one can find one tailored to their choice and preferences. There are a number of places you can choose from, be it the breathtaking view from the hills or the mesmerizing expanse to blue sea, India has something for everyone. Exploring different cultures, terrains and food is certainly a joy to cherish with your family. Capturing moments of excitement, fun and adventure, family holidays are certainly a great way to take a break from the otherwise routine life.
Indian has some truly spectacular holiday destinations for families. And while most of these places are kid-friendly, Jaipur and Mysore definitely top that list. To avoid extreme weather one can also consider to holiday in Kerala known for its lush greenery and pleasant weather. When it comes to metropolitan cities, Delhi and Mumbai are great options for families. It is a good idea to also check out some of the beach destinations with your family, such as Goa, Gokarna, Kanyakumari and Puri for a fun beach-side vacay, full of sun, sand and surf.
Depending on the destination one can plan a trip for 2-3 days to places like Shimla, Darjeeling, Ooty and Coorg. However, when visiting cities like Jaipur, Kerala, Goa or even Andaman a 4-5 day vacation would be ideal. If you can to take more time off work and the kids have enough school holidays, then a week long stint in the mountains, simply getting time to re-bond with each other is also a good idea.
Haridwar, Varanasi, Mathura and Rishikesh are some of the top choices for a pilgrimage trip in India. These are great places to indulge in spirituality and feel close to the almighty. With colourful markets selling souvenirs and toys, families will surely enjoy a stay at any of these places. Further south, there are plenty of other religious spots such as Kanyakumari, where one can seek divine blessings. In addition, you can also check out Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra as potential religious destinations, since there are several religious sites in these states.
While Goa and Andaman are popular choices for a beach holiday, one can also plan a trip to Kovalam, Varkala and Mumbai. For those looking to escape the crows, Gokarna is another destination in India that is quite underrated given it’s mesmerizing beauty. A beach destination is ideal for families, because it gives a lot of choices to people in terms of activities to indulge in. You can go swimming or enjoy watersports, as well as simply sun yourself at the beach.
While the summer vacations are the best time to plan a trip to the beach destinations, destinations like Jaipur are best enjoyed during the early winter months. However, the best time for a comfortable family vacation is when the kids have school holidays, and you too can take time off work. Whenever that time is, you can easily plan a trip to whichever places strikes your fancy.