Recall the times when you were small and have taken on a great vacation with your family?? Now it’s time to pamper them, after all they too need some down time!!!
South India, being the land of an innumerable cultures and traditions offers some of the best holiday places that you can enjoy with your family. Here is a best collection of places filled with picturesque, religious, historical, wild and definitely amazing beauty that your family will approve of. So, don’t hold yourself back, go forth and explore with family!
- Alleppey: Backwaters Ample
Well-known for its rich green backwaters, “Alleppey” in Kerala/ God’s Own Country is an amazing place and undoubtedly your family deserve to be pampered with this beautiful“Wonder of Nature” where they can forget all their physical or mental stress. On a traditional houseboat, in the middle of water, watching breath-taking serenity, landscape view and greenery of Kerala bliss you and your family with many cherish moments.
Adding more, it’s delicious food, elegant interiors and warm hospitality no doubt make your experience even more enjoyable. In case your family are bit wildlife enthusiasts then you can take them on Periyar National Park and Wildlife sanctuary which is situated nearby.
- Hampi: UNESCO World Heritage Site
A small heritage town “Hampi” is one of the most beautiful towns in Karnataka that display the treasures, majesty and affluence of Vijayanagara Empire. So take your family on a UNESCO listed World Heritage site and get surrounded them with magnificent temples, statues, gateways and architectural brilliance of past.
Along this, one interesting thing about this town is “Hampi festival”-a state-sponsored cultural extravaganza or the biggest festival that is generally held in the first week of December for three days is simply outstanding. So try to witness this alluring experience with your family and make memory forever.
- Varkala: Land of a hill-decorated beach
“Varkala” famous for “Varkala Beach” is not just a beach spot, but it is an eternal way of romancing the hills, mountains and the picturesque valleys of Kerala! Offering the most astounding lofty views of the climatic hill, silky soft sand and cool breeze, this tropical paradise will no doubt leave you and your family with awe.
- Coorg: Most vibrant hill station of South India
A dazzling hill station of Karnataka “Coorg” is twisted with coffee plantations, waterfalls, pleasant environs and rich flora and fauna has no doubt many attractions that attracts tourists from across the country and world, its “Bylakuppe”, “Buddhist monastery”, “Talakaveri”, “Pushpagiri”, “Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuaries” and “Nagarhole National Park” sites nearby are ideal and life up spirits for you and your family.
So make sure to take your family down here and offer them an aroma of the life of Tibetan monks and Tibetan settlement and a chance to explore and witness the genetic wildlife like Asiatic elephants, tigers, leopards and wild boars by means of a safari which is quite exhilarating.
- Rameshwaram: Part of Char Dham journey
If you wish to give your family the chance to experience a religious journey of south India so offer them a holy “Rameshwaram” treat, located in Pumban Island in the bay of Munnar, at the very top of the Indian Peninsula.
Another great factor of this place is together with Varanasi, Rameshwaram is only one of the religious places in India for Hindus and part of the Char Dham pilgrimage also.