Child-Friendly Holiday Destinations in India

11th Feb 2017

Child Friendly Holiday India

Photo of India by Ominder Rathor

Every family needs a vacation together, to get away from the routine life and explore new destinations together, to give each other time and bond much more without worrying of their social lives. India has a huge number of destinations to travel and discover but not all are convenient when travelling with children. It’s a thinking that travelling around with kids is a difficult task but it’s completely not true. Children love to travel and see new places around the world. They are always eager to go for sight-seeing and gain new experiences and it’s not that difficult to pick a place suitable for a complete family, we just have to be careful about picking up the destination and the mode of transport while travelling along with children. After all the range of diversity in our country is so iconic as well as tremendous and kids need to explore and learn the rich heritage of their beautiful country.

Let’s have a look at some places to travel where kids will have as much as fun as the parents exploring new activities and experiences.

Shimla: The queen of hills

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Photo of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India by Ominder Rathor

The queen of Hills, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is one of the best hill stations in India and most of the times the first choice by the families to visit. It is surrounded by the serene view of beautiful hills covered by a blanket of snow for the major part of the year. The enchantment of the city can’t be described in a few words and neither the number of places available for sightseeing and enjoying the valley. The Kalka-Shimla Railway or the Toy Train comes at the first position to enjoy for both Kids and adults. The train passes through Solan and is declared a heritage property by the government. Other activities include Adventure Trekking in Mashobra, camping, Trek Sports, and Heritage walk around the city.

Assam: The Land of Red Rivers and Blue Hills

Photo of Assam, India by Ominder Rathor

One of the Seven Sister States of the Northeast India, Assam is widely known for its heritage sites, tea plantations and various archeological landmarks which serves the most unique and splendid attractions for the travelers. The first places to look out for in Assam is the Kaziranga National Park which is famous for its one horned Rhino and Manas Wildlife sanctuary which too has a few endangered animals, both of which are UNESCO world heritage sites. Other points of interest and adventures are Kamakhya Temple, Balaji Temple and Majuli which is world’s largest river island.

Jaipur: The pink city

Photo of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India by Ominder Rathor

The capital city of Rajasthan or “The Pink City” boldly embraces the ancient heritage and the richest culture of our nation. The city has attracted tourists and travellers since decades and continues to do so by being an embodiment of luxurious and magnificent beauty. Jaipur has a number of beautiful and well maintained forts, most popular of them being the Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Nahargarh Fort, Jal Mahal and many more. The city comprises of a number of famous Temples such as Birla Temple, GovindJi Temple, Kali Temple, etc. Other adventures to enjoy in Jaipur include Jeep Safari, Hot Air Balloon safari and also the Bazaars to shop the cultural and handicrafts goods. Jaipur is one city everyone should visit along their whole family to get in touch with the captivating sumptuousness of the city.

Madhya Pradesh: The heart of India

Photo of Madhya Pradesh, India by Ominder Rathor

The state of Madhya Pradesh, situated in the heart of India, densely spread by landmarks and structures unveiling the heritage of India from different eras of the Indian history. It’s not only its rich heritage which makes it a must visit place in India but also its scenic natural flora and fauna which is immensely diverse. Madhya Pradesh is a place so wide and immense that one needs to get an extended vacation time to properly discover and have a deep experience of the its distinctive heritage. Things that you cannot miss out in Madhya Pradesh will be the infamous Khajuraho Temples, Mahakaleshwar temple, Sanchi Stupa, Dhuandhar Falls, Kahna National Park, Pench Tiger Reserve, Forts in Gwalior, Bhandavgarh National Park and a lot more.

Kerala: Gods own country


Photo of Kerala, India by Ominder Rathor

If you want to enjoy a quiet and peaceful time with your family and kids and be away from the city life in the soulfulness of greenery, then Kerala is a place to go for. Kerala which is known as a land of greenery, coconuts, elephants and backwaters is no doubt one of the most beautiful states to visit in India. The tea gardens, Beaches and Backwaters, Munnar valley and the picturesque view of Thekkady are some of many highlighted places that both the children as well as the adults can enjoy.

About the Author:

Writer at Internet Moguls, Content Contributor for He is also a Comic Book reader and a movie-buff by passion. His blogs are about Movies, Comic Books, Novels and fan-fiction at different platforms and loves to travel around and make new experiences.

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