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10 Kid-Centric Summer Holidays Destination In India

Posted by Avis on June 18, 2019 | people viewed

In June, the school closing down for summer vacations brings a new chance to introduce your family and kids to the excitement of travel. Children need family time and summer vacations are a great time to bond with your family. Traveling with kids can be a bit too much but need not be if you choose your destination wisely and prepare right. With almost every family rushing off to same popular spots, it can get a little crowded and dare I say cliché. If you are still struggling to choose your summer vacation destination in India, we can help you make the right decision. We have picked some cooler and exciting destinations to give the kids a chance to enjoy the summer.

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Here’s a list of the best summer holidays destination in India that you can visit with your children.


The breathtaking town of Dalhousie, located in the beautiful Himachal Pradesh is a fresh piece of paradise for all the tourists.  Dalhousie is home to colonial-era buildings, including St. Francis and St. John’s churches, which date back to the rule of the British Raj in the 1800s. A trek up Dainkund Peak leads to Pholani Devi Temple & to the north, Subhash Baoli is a peaceful area with pine trees and panoramic views. This hill station is one of the most popular destinations because of the majestic Victorian style mansions and the pollution-free environment in this region.

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Place to Visit:

  • Satdhara Falls
  • Panchpula
  • Dainkund Peak
  • Bakrota Hills     
  • Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
  • St. John Church


This mesmerizing hill station is the perfect destination for family holidays and one of the popular tourist destinations in North-East India. Darjeeling is also known as the ‘Queen of Himalayas’ providing a perfect mixture of tea gardens and lavish green mountain slopes. Darjeeling is an absolute delight for kids because of its Darjeeling-Rangeet Valley Passenger Ropeway cable car and the Toy Train which is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites and running since 1881. In its backdrop is Mt. Kanchenjunga, among the world’s highest peaks.

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Place to Visit:

  • Darjeeling Himalayan Railway  
  • Tiger Hill
  • Batasia Loop
  • Darjeeling Ropeway
  • Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
  • Nightingale Park


Kasauli is a small hill town located on the way from Chandigarh to Shimla. If you want a peaceful destination, Kasauli is one of the best summer holidays & honeymoon destinations in India which provides the ideal environment to relax and enjoy with your loved ones.

It is home to colonial-era houses, orchards and green-roofed Christ Church, dating from the mid-19th century. At the southern edge of town, Monkey Point overlooks forests of horse chestnut and Himalayan oak. A small temple also sits atop the hill. Nearby, the Gilbert Nature Trail winds through lush green countryside rich in birdlife.

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Munnar is a town and hill station located in the Idukki district of the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. Munnar is also called the “Kashmir of South India” and is surrounded by rolling hills covered with tea plantations. Munnar is famous for its tea estates, lavish greenery and hiking trails. Munnar is home to the Eravikulam National Park, a habitat for the endangered mountain goat Nilgiri tahr, Lakkam Waterfalls, hiking trails and 2,695m-tall Anamudi Peak.

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Place to Visit:

  • Eravikulam National Park
  • Mattupetty Dam
  • Anamudi
  • Pothamedu View Point
  • Attukad Waterfall
  • Nayamakad Waterfall


Ranthambore National Park is one of the largest national parks situated in Rajasthan, India. It is a vast wildlife reserve near the town of Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan and home to tigers, leopards and marsh crocodiles. Ranthambhore is one of the largest national parks in the northern part of India and lies between two rivers, in the north by the Banas River and to the south by the Chambal River.  Its landmarks include the imposing 10th-century Ranthambore Fort and also in the park, Padam Talao Lake is known for its water lilies.

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Place to Visit:

  • Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
  • Ranthambore Fort
  • Padam Talab
  • Jogi Mahal
  • Trinetra Ganesh Temple
  • Wildlife Safari
  • Surwal Lake


Ooty, also known as Udagamandalam is a paradise for every mountain lover. Ooty is a hill station in Tamilnadu which serves as the most popular summer vacation destination in south India. Ooty is nestled in the lap of the Nilgiri hills at an altitude of 2,240 meters above sea level and enjoys a pleasant climate all year round. The cool, peaceful landscape of Ooty is almost surreal and perfect for the kids and families. The charm of old-world colonial architecture infuses fresh air into the souls of travelers. Once you’re in the city, a visit to the famous Doddabetta Peak is a must.

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Place to Visit:

  • Nilgiri Mountain Railway
  • Ooty Lake
  • Rose Garden
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Emerald Lake
  • Thread Garden


Coonoor is a surreal hill station in the south and one of the most beautiful summer vacation destinations in India you will ever witness. Coonoor is a second largest hill station in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It’s known for its tea estates in the surrounding Nilgiri hills. Sim’s Park is a sprawling public garden with plants like rhododendrons, roses and eucalyptus trees. Coonoor is a dream destination for the families and children due to its lavish greenery and mesmerizing sceneries. While in Coonoor you can immerse yourself in nature and its beauty, which will leave you calm and refreshed.

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Place to Visit:

  • Sim’s Park
  • Lamb Rock
  • Dolphin’s Nose
  • Law’s Falls
  • Nilgiri’s Store
  • The Taj Garden Retreat

Mount Abu

Mount Abu is a popular hill station in the Aravalli Range in Sirohi district of Rajasthan state in western India, near the border with Gujarat. Set on a high rocky plateau in the Aravalli Range and surrounded by forest, a relatively cool climate, and views over the arid plains below. It’s a cool atmosphere and lush green surroundings make it a major tourist spot for families with kids. The most important attraction, however, is undoubtedly the Dilwara Temples, which is one of the most stunning pieces of architecture in the country.

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Place to Visit:

  • Dilwara Temples
  • Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary 
  • Nakki Lake
  • Guru Shikhar
  • Arbuda Devi Temple
  • Achalgarh Village


Madikeri is a hill town in southern India and it is the heartland of Coorg region. It was also the seat of the ruling dynasty. Framed by the Western Ghats mountain range, it’s known for the Raja’s Seat, a simple monument overlooking forests and rice paddies. Misty hills, lush forest, tea and coffee plantation, orange groves, undulating streets, and breathtaking views have made Coorg an unforgettable summer holidays destination in India for families and children.

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Place to Visit:

  • Abbey Falls
  • Talacauvery
  • Golden Temple
  • Raja’s Seat
  • Nagarhole National Park


Alappuzha or Alleppey is a city on the Laccadive Sea in the southern Indian state of Kerala. It’s best known for houseboat cruises along the rustic Kerala backwaters, a network of tranquil canals and lagoons. It is also referred to as the “Venice of the South” and famous for its boat races, backwater holidays, beaches, marine products, and coir industry. More importantly, Alappuzha Beach is an ideal picnic spot for families and children.

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Place to Visit:

  • Alappuzha Beach
  • Houseboats
  • Backwaters In Allepey
  • Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
  • Vembanad Lake

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June 18, 2019 at 7:39 pm - Reply

Interesting and useful info. Thanks.

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