Travelling with the little one can be one of the most enjoyable holidays; but a lot of us face the trouble of selecting a destination in India. India is a country which is very vast and it isn't a cakewalk to reach many places, which makes us settle for places nearby and places which have excellent connectivity. But do you know that we are missing out on so much this country has to offer and the little ones are too?
India is a colourful land and growing kids need to see and capture the different hues and shades of this beautiful country. Here are some of the places which one must visit with their children and inspire them with the richness of our vast country.
The first thing which would grab the attention of your kids here is its unmatched beauty. Once here, take your little ones to those places which hold a very important place in the geography and history of India. The Kashmiris are known for their simple lifestyle and their love for their land, this might help your little ones realise how fortunate they are to be here.
Aurangabad in Maharashtra is home to some of the most breathtaking monuments which for sure would grab the attention of your kids. One of the most interesting amongst them is the renowned Ajanta and Ellora Caves of the 2nd century, which they would have read and seen it their history textbooks. Apart from the caves is yet another monument, which is the Bibi Ka Maqbara, which holds a striking similarity to the Taj Mahal.
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Gaya in the state of Bihar was the seat of Ashoka the Great and it is also the place where The Buddha attained enlightenment, which makes it an important destination to be visited. The place is considered as an important religious site for the followers of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism as it is home to a number of temples and monasteries. One can also find the tree under which Buddha is believed to have attained enlightenment.
Jaisalmer, is a place which is the perfect mixture of culture and heritage and much more. The place is home to a large number of havelis and the majestic Jaisalmer Fort. One can take the little one for the Camel Safari amidst the wide spans of the sand dunes. One can also opt for heritage tours and camping, which for sure would make the young one fall in love with the place.
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5. Great Rann Of Kutch
Spread across an area of approximately 7505 sq km, the Great Rann Of Kutch is a vast stretch of white salt, which makes it resemble a white desert, and is a sight which one would never forget. A visit to the Rann of Kutch is a good opportunity for one teach their child about the diversity of India, one can show them how traditional arts and crafts are still practised in the nearby villages of Hodka and Dhordo. If you happen to visit the place on a full moon night, be ready to be mesmerised by its natural beauty.
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A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hampi flaunts its rich history which throws light on many aspects from art, culture, heritage and much more. Most monuments here are almost in ruins which might not grab the attention of the kids, but Hampi begins to cast its spell only when you spend more time here. Hampi was once known as the richest and largest city in the world, which is now rich when it comes to heritage and art.
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The place is considered as one of the highest tea plantations in the world and exhibits Mother Nature at her best. If you want to expose your child to the various sights of nature, well then without second thoughts pack your bags and get going to this hilly retreat of God's Own Country. One can also enjoy the short and long treks apart from a tour to the tea estates which would help your little ones learn more about Munnar.