Family trips are the best for kids before they hit their teens. Because as soon as they become teenagers their wings start fluttering to leave your nest. However while we are at it, here are a few places in the southern India that you can go with family.
- Ooty, Tamil Nadu : It’s one of the best summer South Indian destinations in may. Amidst the Nilgiris, Ooty has a plethora of hilly tracks, tea plantations, gardens and lakes. It’s best for honeymooners, families and friends.
- Munnar, Kerala : Munnar is the best place to go in June. It’s a dreamland with deep valleys, tea plantations and beautiful breathtaking hills. Do try the handmade chocolates.
- Coorg, Karnataka : Yet another charming summer holiday destination in south India. It’s a hilly delight and is an awesome package of waterfalls and cloudy mountain peaks. It’s a pristine retreat for newly weds and families. Don’t forget to see the exceptional spice and coffee plantations here.
- Alleppey, Kerala : Alleppey is one of the calmest and relaxing summer tourist spot. You can kill the summer fatigue and relax in the refreshing backwaters on the cruise. It’s also famous for its yummy cuisine.
- Nandi Hills, Karnataka : Its a popular weekend getaway for the locals in the nearby metros. The name is derived from the Nandi Idol outside the Yoga Nandeeswarar temple on the hilltop. It’s a great spot for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers.
- Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu : Yet another hill station for the summers. The place is blessed with lush green forests, charming waterfalls and rock formations. Don’t miss the exotic flora, stunning trails and the gorgeous surrounding lakes.
- Gokarna, Karnataka : It’s a small town famous of its beaches and temples. The beaches here are secluded and life here is slow and relaxed. Go boating and trekking with your kids and shop at the local flea markets.
- Vattakanal, Tamil Nadu : Also famously known as the Little Israel of India. It’s an offbeat summer holiday spot famous for its unmatched views and positive ambience. Go with your kids for long walks and see the dolphin nose.
There’s a lot more than mentioned here. Share your ideas in the comments section.