Well, travelling in the company of those we are passionately devoted to is more or less, home in motion! On top of that, when you are vacationing with your children, you are giving them something that can never be taken away; experience, exposure and the way of life. Therefore, it is important to make time, alongside a busy work schedule, to connect and rekindle the love in your relationship.
Moreover, there is no better time to travel than, in February and there is no better place to traverse than India! From delicious food and heritage sites; diverse culture and stunning beaches to verdant hill stations and the mighty Himalayas, India is a mysterious yet extraordinary place for travellers! Also, it can be a good educational trip for your kids to learn more about India's rich culture and history!
Here are the 10 best family holiday destinations to visit in India in February. Have a look!
1. Munnar, Kerala
Another visual retreat offered by Kerala; Munnar is a dreamy hill station nestled in Idukki district. Far-famed for its natural picturesque beauty, sprawling verdant tea farms and serene ambience, Munnar is one of the best places to visit with family in India in February! Also, paragliding, jungle safaris, trekking, boating and cycling are some adventure activities you and your family can indulge in here.
2. Jaipur, Rajasthan
Jaipur is one of the princely states of India, that was once reigned by royal dynasties! Decked with relics, palaces and monuments from forgotten eras, the rich history and the finesse of the city will amaze you and your family.
You can visit places such as Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, and Jaigarh Fort. Hire a guide so he/she shall provide you with an in-depth tour of the city and its tale for a fun and informative family holiday.
3. Andaman Islands
The Andaman Islands require no introduction to the nature lovers, thrill-seekers and water enthusiasts in the world. The Andaman Islands is a must-visit for families and friends for a relaxing vacation amidst pellucid blue waters, open skies and soft white-sand beaches.
4. Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh
Also famously called the Switzerland of India, Khajjiar, located in Himachal Pradesh, should be on your list of must-visit destinations in India in February. Encircled by snow-clad mountains on all four sides and owing to its natural appeal, paragliding in Khajjiar draws a lot of travellers around the year.
5. Gulmarg, Jammu And Kashmir
Located in Kashmir, Gulmarg is a heavenly place that attracts tens of thousands of people from around the world. Gulmarg, when translated in English, literally means "Meadow of Flowers." This beautiful place is an excellent ski resort for enthusiastic escapade lovers.
6. Mussorie, Uttarakhand
Located in Dehradun, Mussoorie is one of the popular family holiday destinations in India and is considered to be the treasure of Uttarakhand. Nestled in the Garhwali Himalayan ranges, at an altitude of 1880m above sea level, Mussoorie is the Queen of the Hills in Northern India, offering captivating views and peaceful environs for everyone alike.
7. Hampi, Karnataka
A UNESCO World Heritage site, Hampi is a popular rustic hamlet in Karnataka. Hampi was once notably prosperous city during the Vijayanagar Empire. Now, despite in ruins, it is home to a myriad number of brilliant temples, sculptures and gateways to admire. These buildings and sculptures showcase the architectural genius of Vijayanagara architecture.
Huge boulders and rocky formations make for great Instagram pics. The ruins are so vastly scattered across Hampi, that you and your family can spend an entire day exploring this wonderful place.
8. Varkala, Kerala
Located on Kerala's shoreline, Varkala is a beautiful coastal town. It is endowed with calm and beautiful environs and the picturesque beauty that the "God's Own Country" is well known for. You can whisk away your family to this lesser-known offbeat town and enjoy the tropic perks of this place.
9. Kaziranga National Park, Assam
Pride of India, Kaziranga National Park is a place where one can recline and have a rendezvous with exotic wildlife. The national park holds some major attractions like; tigers, one-horned rhinoceros, swamp deer, Asiatic Elephant, and Asiatic water buffaloes. To make your family trip to Kaziranga more interesting, try jeep safari to observe the wildlife more closely. Assuredly, this could turn out to be a perfect family tour.
And last, but surely not the least, Goa, is one of the world's oldest tourist destinations! Enjoy the sun, seaside and the swaying coconut trees with your family on a fun-filled holiday that doesn't have to be taxing on the pocket.
In Goa, you can savour exquisite seafood, enjoy a drink at many beach shacks, splash about in the sea or appreciate the architecture and rustic beauty of Old Goa.