Best Destinations for Family Holidays in India
In the modern times of today, it is becoming difficult for all to spend quality time together with their families. The stiff deadlines to be met for job holders, attending meetings and clients for business persons and long college and study hour of students have really made it difficult for all to spend quality time with family members. Seldom has it become for all family members to meet together in a year. So it is a great idea to plan for a family holiday once in a while. But it becomes a difficult task to finalize a good family holiday destination out of so many options available. So here we give a try to simplify it.
Few top family holiday destinations in India:
Often known as the paradise on earth, it can be one of the best tourist destinations in India. It is known for the magnificent and beautiful gardens. The lakes are breathtaking and spectacular. Main attractions are Nishat bagh, Chasme Shahi and Shalimar Bagh. Shikara ride in Dal Lake is a must for families during the trip to Srinagar. Religious sites of importance mostly visited by tourists are the Shankaracharya temple and Hazrat Bal. Items to buy in Srinagar are dry fruits and a wide variety of woolen items.
Rajasthan is known for its royal culture, rich heritage and forts and palaces. It is one of the top most tourist destinations for foreigners in India. The most frequently visited places in Rajasthan are Jaipur (also known as ‘Pink City’), Jodhpur, Udaipur and the famous Ranthambore National Park. Religious places frequently visited are Ajmer and Pushkar. Wildlife safari of Ranthambore and camel safari in Jaisalmer are most attractive to children as well as adults. Adventurers can indulge in a lot of activities during their family holidays in Rajasthan. Hot air balloons and elephant safaris are now becoming popular for the tourists in Rajasthan. Traditional dresses, bangles and other jewellery are very popular buying items for the tourists.
Shimla in Himachal Pradesh was the summer capital of British when they ruled India. The hill stations of Shimla can be an ideal place to holiday with the family. Shimla is known to be a favourite destination among the tourists to holiday during the summer vacations. Famous attractions offered by Shimla are the Christ church, Jakhu temple and Dorge Drag Monastery. A visit is a must to the Chadwick waterfall which really rejuvenates and removes all the fatigue of travelling. An excursion to Kufri for snow adventures is highly recommended all tourists.
Darjeeling is hill station situated in the state of West Bengal. It is located at a high altitude of about 2500 meters and offers a scenic beauty. The high points in Darjeeling are the vast tea gardens spread all around. The weather is pleasant throughout the year which makes it a very attractive tourist destination. Tasting the various types of tea being cultivated around it draws many tea lovers to this place beautiful place.
Spending quality time with family is important and doing it at a beautiful holiday destination can really rejuvenate our bodies and minds.