Summer vacations are here! And it’s time to start planning your next vacation, STAT! It’s quite a challenge to please everyone in the family, but we’ve compiled a list of places you could go to that would most likely check all the requirements everyone has. Here you go!

1. Manali, Himachal Pradesh

You’re sure to be awestruck by the beauty of Manali. The greenery, the mountains and the gurgling and gushing sounds of the river are everything you need to unwind from that hectic life you had back home.

Places to visit: Solang Valley, Hampta Pass, Hidamba Devi Temple

2. Hampi, Karnataka

You can call this the newest-oldest trending holiday spot that is a must-visit. This place is ideal to educate your kids about Indian heritage and it’s also very scenic.

Places to visit:  Virupaksha Temple, Tungabhadra River, Elephant Stables

3. Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Drown yourself in the rich culture of Rajasthan. This unique spot is a classic example of Indian royalty. From palaces to forts, it teaches you so much more than you thought you already knew about our country.

Places to visit: Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhavan Palace Museum, Flying Fox Ziplining

4. Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Rishikesh is beyond beautiful along the Ganges river that is considered holy and a lot of tourists come here to meditate. Apart from that, it’s a great place to take the entire family to experience all the different activities here.

Places to visit: Ganga Arti At Triveni Ghat, White River Rafting, Lakshman Jhula

5. Munnar, Kerala

Munnar is a small town in Kerela, famous for its tea plantations. It’s green and beautiful, and there’s a lot to do in this city along with trekking and camping.

Places to visit: Kolukkumalai Tea Estate, Letchmi Hills Trekking, Atukkal Waterfalls

6. Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand

Are you a fan of nature and wildlife? Then this place is ideal for you and your family. Apart from experiencing the jungle life, the wilderness here is breathtaking.

Places to visit: Kosi River, Corbett Safari, Corbett Falls

7. Coorg, Karnataka

This place is an epitome of peace and solitude. And why not! You need it! The amazing greenery and heritage here is a setting for a perfect family vacation.

Places to visit: Namdroling Monastery, Mallalli Falls, Dubare Elephant Camp

8. Darjeeling, West Bengal

Get wowed by nature with this beautiful hill station. Apart from its beauty, it has a lot of reasons to take a trip here.

Places to visit: Japanese Peace Pagoda, Kanchenjunga Mountain, Tiger Hill

9. Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Take all that heritage in! From one of the Wonders of the World to hidden gems like Fatehpur Sikri, this place is a must-visit with the family.

Places to visit: Taj Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah

10. Havelock, Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Life’s a beach! And we love the blue waters and sand between our toes. If you’re anything like us, you’ll love Havelock.

Places to visit: Radhanagar Beach, Inglis Island, Elephant Beach

If you’re planning to go out of the country for the summer holidays, we highly suggest doing that only if you’ve discovered the beauties of India first. These places will give your children a great perspective of how scenic our country really is and they’ll learn a little something about our culture and heritage too. Need we say more?

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