Are you planning a Family Trip this summer?

As the summer arrives, most of us want a getaway from the sweltering high temperatures and hustle-bustle of the inland-city life. Summer comes with school vacations and family trips. If you are looking for places to visit in India and you haven’t narrowed down on the options to consider, you can choose from the top 10 perfect destinations to spend summer holidays with family.  

  1. Ladakh – Family Vacation

Major Attractions:

  • Zanskar Valley
  • Nubra Valley
  • Pangong Tso Lake
  • Khardung-La Pass
  • Spituk Gompa
  • Magnetic Hill
  • Hemis National Park
  • Leh Palace
  • Srinagar – Holiday with loved ones

Major Attractions:

  • Dal Lake, Nishat Bagh
  • Shalimar Bagh
  • Tomb of Zin-ul-Abidin
  • Jama Masjid
  • Hazratbal Mosque
  • Shankaracharya Hill
  • Manali – Laidback Family Holiday

Major Attractions:

  • Hadimba Temple
  • Himalayan Nyingmapa Gompa monastery
  • Club House, Solang Valley
  • Jogini Falls
  • Arjuna Gufa
  • Vashisht Hot-Water Springs
  • Kasol – Family adventure

Major Attractions:

  • Goa – Family Summer Getaway

Major Attractions:

  • Basilica of Bom Jesus
  • Dudhsagar Falls
  • Fort Aguada
  • Agonda Beach
  • Tomb of St. Francis Xavier
  • Candolim beach
  • Benaulim Beach
  • Cavelossim
  • Varca beach
  • Tirthan Valley – Family escapade

 Major Attractions:

  • Mussoorie – Family Excursion

Major Attractions:

  • Kempty Falls
  • Landour Clock Tower
  • Jwalaji Temple
  • Rajaji National Park
  • Gun Hill
  • Library Point
  • Sir George Everest House
  • Cloud’s End
  • Rishikesh – Family Getaway

Major Attractions:

  • Ram Jhula
  • Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
  • Laxman Jhula
  • Rajaji National Park
  • Triveni Ghat
  • Goa beach
  • Auli – Laidback family trip

Major Attractions:

  • Artificial Lake
  • Gurso Bugyal
  • Kwani Bugyal
  • Chattrakund Lake
  • Chenab Lake
  • Joshimath
  • Nanda Devi Peak
  • Trishul Peak
  • Vishnuprayag
  • Rudraprayag and Badrinath temple
  1. Shimla – Family Friendly spot

Major Attractions:

  • Rashtrapati Niwas
  • Jakhoo Hill
  • the Ridge
  • Christ Church
  • Annandale
  • Scandal Point
  • Green Valley
  • Kufri
  • Shimla Glen

Have you picked the right place for your family trip? If yes, then there is no right time to share some safety tips so you can travel worry-free. No matter where you go, these tips will keep you safe so that you can enjoy your family excursion.   

10 Tips for a Safe Family Escapade

  1. Pick the right destination

Choosing the right destination can be tricky. Involve all the family members to make a mutual decision. Ask all the family members to prepare a list of the 5 best places they would love to visit, and you can choose a commonplace based on voting. This way, trip planning can become a fun activity. 

  • Smart backpacking

No matter the length of the trip, you will need to pack a bag. Keep in mind, you don’t have to carry too many clothes. Simply settle down for carrying a travel backpack for each member of the family carrying their own stuff. Don’t forget to carry compulsory documents, wash kit, medical kit, travel towel, power batteries, adaptors, and plugs.

  • Time your outings

Irrespective of where you choose to go, a summer trip in India means you have to choose the right time for your activities. It is recommended to avoid outdoor activities between 11 am and 4 pm. You can use this time to visit all indoor attractions like museums, galleries, etc.

  • Beware of local scams

Stay savvy about what local scams are common. You can get some help from Google to do some homework in advance.

  • Munch on cool, watery Foods

Street food is always awesome, but remember you are visiting these places in summer, stay away from temptations that are very hot or very oily. Munching on cool watery foods like cucumber and watermelon can save you tons of calories and will also help you to stay hydrated.

  • Wear light clothing

 Always wear loose and light clothes like linen or cotton to feel fresh. Ask all the family members to fully cover themselves as you all need to protect yourselves from getting sunburnt. Prefer to wear a cap or a scarf to cover your head to prevent direct exposure to sunlight.  

  • Medicine

Don’t forget to carry some emergency medications, including antiemetics and anti-motility drugs. As you are traveling in summer, make sure you carry a few rehydration powders, too.

  • Stay connected

This one is the most important travel tip. Don’t forget to ask your kids to keep their smartphones with them all the time. So, in case of any emergency, you can easily track their location through Xnspy. Ask everyone to carry travel chargers and powerbanks with them and keep the GPS location services on and their devices should always be connected to the internet. This way, you can ensure the safety of your loved ones and keep an eye out.  

  • Wait to post

Well, you don’t have to advertise to everyone that you are out of town with family. This could leave your home and other important things vulnerable. You can post all the pictures on social media sites, once you have returned from your family trip.

  1. Don’t use public Wi-Fi

Carry your own portable Wi-Fi device as everyone needs it. Try to avoid public Wi-Fi connections. These connections will open you up to hackers who are waiting for someone like you to log on. This can surely put your personal information at risk.