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It's Vacay Time With Your Fam! - 12 Ideal Destinations For A Rejuvenating Family Trip

By Swati Mishra

Updated - Oct. 25, 2019 7 min read

Parents do a lot of things for us, and it is not really possible for us to repay for all the unconditional love and care they have given us irrespective of our immensely annoying behavioural issues almost all the time. Here we are listing some beautiful rejuvenating places for you take your family for a little rejuvenating trip to refresh their minds, going away from all the hustle of life for a while.

 

1. LACHUNG, SIKKIM

A small town in north Sikkim, covered with beautiful mountains all around is a hotspot tourist destination. It is popular among the tourist because of various divine waterfalls and an amazing view of snow covered mountains. A perfect place for a divine and rejuvenating holiday for your parents as well as you yourself. 

lachung

Best time to visit: October to June 

How to reach: Gangtok airport is the nearest to reach by plane, lachung railway station for railways and it is well connected to travel by road as well.

 

2. RANN OF KUTCH, GUJARAT 

Located in the district of Kutch, in the western state of India, this place attracts a wide number of tourists as it is formed of salt marshes which creates a beautiful view and also is situated in Thar desert which itself is a very famous place of India. A full moon on the full moon night and the sunsets here are treated to watch. It is so famous that various scenes for movies have been shot here. All in all a perfect place for holidaying and enjoying the natural beauty around you.

rann of kutch

Best time to visit: October-march 

How to reach: closest airport- Kandla airport, Bhachau railway station, you can get transportation easily from both the airport and the railway station, buses are available from Bhuj. 

 

3. MUNSIYARI, UTTARAKHAND 

Located In the district of Pithoragarh, this small village offers nature’s beauty in its most mesmerizing form. This little place has a brilliant weather throughout the year and also is the base of three glaciers. A paradise on the earth and popular for its trekking trails is a must visit for at least once, for sure your family would love it. 

munsiyari

Best time to visit: April-June, October-November 

How to reach: nearest airport- Dehradun, railway station- kathgodam and Tanakpur, buses and other transportation is available from nearest cities of Uttarakhand. 

 

4. HAMPI, KARNATAKA 

A historical delight for the travellers, this place is a complete holiday package for people who are deeply connected with history and also a UNESCO world heritage site. Surrounded by various beautiful temples and monuments this place is a delight for backpackers and is visited by a large number of tourists every year. a must and interesting place to spend your delightful holidays and make some historical memories with your family. 

hampi

Best time to visit: October-march

How to reach: nearest airport - Bangalore, buses available from Bangalore, Mumbai etc, by train- Hospet junction.

 

5. UDAIPUR, RAJASTHAN 

The city of lakes and the crown jewel of Rajasthan, with a great amount of beauty and surrounded by the Aravalli hills this place is a perfect Indian destination for a holiday. Not just the hills and lakes but breathtaking architecture and immensely beautiful temples will make you awestruck by its beauty. This is the place every Indian should visit at least once to admire the beauty of the historic architecture of India.  

udaipur

Best time to visit: October-march

How to reach: air- Maharana Pratap airport, railways- Udaipur city railway station and Rana Pratap Nagar railway station, by road transportations are easily available from nearby cities. 

 


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6. BANDHAVGARH NATIONAL PARK, MADHYA PRADESH

With wildlife and vegetation in abundance, this national park is a reserve for royal Bengal tiger and is highly popular for the same. Various rarely seen flora and fauna species can be seen here which is a delight. A must visit for a wildlife enthusiast and others as well.  Away from the hustle, a forest is a perfect place to regain your peace of mind with the natural beauty around you.

bandhavgarh

Best time to visit: October-June 

How to reach: nearest airport- Jabalpur, Nearest station- Umaria, no buses are available from Jabalpur but it is easily accessible by car. 

 

7. AUROVILLE, PONDICHERRY 

A perfect escape if you are searching for peace out of your busy hustle full life, this place is called the city of dawn and it is the town which appears as if it came to life out of the fictitious world. A town which runs on the principles of peace and harmony is something you cannot miss to visit because a peaceful holiday is something everyone is seeking these days and so are your parents, so why not give them this little “peace” of happiness to spend their holidays. 

auroville

Best time to visit: November-March

How to reach: Nearest airport- Chennai, Nearest station- Villupuram, buses are available from nearby cities. 

 


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8. GULMARG, JAMMU AND KASHMIR 

A very well known place for its mesmerizing scenic beauty, this town is one of the major attraction of travellers to spend their holiday because it is not as crowded as Manali and Shimla also is surrounded by beautiful snow covered mountains and evergreen forested hills and valleys. Many shootings have taken place here of Bollywood movie and also it is a very popular honeymoon destination for newly married Indian couples. So, why not gift your parents a second honeymoon trip to this amazing place.

gulmargh

Best time to visit: October-June

How to reach: Nearest airport- Srinagar, Nearest station-Jammu, well connected from various cities like Delhi etc and also transportation is available from Srinagar and Jammu as well.

 

9. LADAKH

This city will leave you awestruck by its beautiful picturesque views. Ladakh has endless attractions to offer when it comes to choosing it as an ideal destination for a family trip. Some of the main highlights of Ladakh are Tso Kar Lake, Suru Valley, Zanskar Valley, Magnetic Hill, Lamayuru and Khardunga Pass. We promise you a mesmerizing vacation when it comes to Ladakh - Don't forget to carry your camera.

ladakh

Best time to visit: April - September

How to reach: The first route is reaching Ladakh from Kashmir Valley through Kargil (By Road), Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport of Leh which connected with direct flights from Delhii, Jammu and Srinagar (By Air)

 

10. RANIKHET, UTTARAKHAND

An ideal destination for a laidback vacation - which definitely means it's perfect for relaxing trip. It is situated at a distance of 63kms from Naintal. Do give Chaubatia Garden a visit to witness the beauty of mother nature and of course a visit to Mamkhameshwar Temple, Tarikhet and Syalikhet should be on your travel checklist to explore. If adventure is something common between your family then planning a trek should be ideal.

ranikhet

Best time to visit: September - February

How to reach: Kathgodam is the nearest railway station that is located at a distance of 80km from Ranikhet.

 

11. PACHMARHI, MADHYA PRADESH

Also known as Satpura Ki Rani - Pachmarhi has got it all covered for you from waterfalls, hills, caves, scenic landscapes and so much more. Keep the waterfalls on your checklist as they would are the main highlights of this beautiful place. Some of the other tourist attractions around the corner are - Satpura National Park, Bee Falls, Jata Shankar, Mahadeo Temple and Reechgarh.

pachmari

Best time to visit: October-June

How to reach: Pipariya railway station is on the foremost Mumbai-Howrah line which is 47kms away from Pachmari

 

12. KALIMPONG, WEST BENGAL

Situated in the northern part of West Bengal. This spectacular place has definitely made it to your list of ideal family trip destinations in India because of its scenic landscapes against the backdrop of Mt. Khangchendzonga. One can indulge in adventure sports like trekking with their families. A memorable trek is all you need for an unforgettable vacation. If your parents are interested in exploring the religious side of the place then do take them for a visit to different monasteries like Phodong Monastery, and Tharpa Choling. Other tourist attractions are Deolo Hill and Cactus Nursery.

kalimgpong

Best time to visit: March To May

How to reach: The nearby airport of Kalimpong is Bagdogra in the vicinity of Siliguri.

 


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