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Amazing Attractions in India to Visit with Kids

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Many of my regular readers would know that I am of Indian origin and like to impart my Indian cultural values to my kids.

Being an Indian expat & living in the UK for more than a decade, has not dampened our love for India. In fact, we love our cultural roots & visiting different tourist places abroad & also attractions in India & explore its beauty.


Indian tourism is booming today because of the improved infrastructure & fantastic attractions in India.

We have visited many Indian tourist destinations with kids. And today I will be writing about which places you can visit with your kids.

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India is loaded with warmth for voyagers. Kids particularly observe the country as a fortune box. Heading out with children to India is one of the most educational outings.

The days spent here resemble residing in a storybook where each page has its fantasy. Moreover, there are various spots, landmarks, societies, and what should be done on your family occasion in India.

Since the nation is tremendous, we list down the best places to design a family travel with kids so that you can book your travel and accommodation at Hotel Dekho for the best comfort and warmth. 

  • Kashmir
  • Gaya, Bihar
  • Jim Corbett National Park
  • Jaisalmer
  • Hampi, Karnataka
  • Jaipur 
  • New Delhi
  • Andaman
  • Amritsar
  • Varanasi
  • Ajanta Ellora Caves
  • Statue of Unity, Gujrat


Kashmir - Indian tourist destination
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Kashmir is at the first spot on this list because there is such a lot that our children can gain from it.

Unrivaled magnificence can be the main thing that will get the eyes of children here.

Well after you visit Kashmir, you won’t be surprised to know that some people call it the second Heaven

Seeing the basic way of life of Kashmiris and their connection towards their property notwithstanding every one of the afflictions can give your children an alternate standpoint towards life.

Additionally, the chance to remain in a houseboat; ski-in Gulmarg (occasional); visit tulip gardens (occasional), and horse riding in Aru Valley may give them an experience for which they can’t be sufficiently grateful to you.

Gaya, Bihar

Bodh Gaya Bihar - Tourist place in India
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One might ask as to why would you want to take your kids to a place like Bihar? Well since Bihar boasts of a staggering history that all our age should know.

When the illustrious seat of Emperor Ashoka the Great and where Lord Buddha achieved enlightenment, Bihar is a significant objective to take your children in India.

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The best spot in Bihar for a detailed visit with kids would be Gaya. This spot boasts to be a significant site for Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains with several temples and monasteries displayed at the bank of the Phalgu River.

Likewise, there still exists the tree under which it is accepted Buddha achieved enlightenment. In this way, your children have a lot of things to be amped up for and learn too.

Jim Corbett National Park

Nothing in the entire world can show a child beyond what nature can, along these lines take the kids to the actual heart of nature.

The Jim Corbett National Park is that ideal chance to allow youths to partake in the closeness of nature. One of the most amazing National Parks of India, the untamed life safe-haven is Uttarakhand is known to be the home to Royal Bengal Tigers, groups of deers, birds, and numerous different species.

Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand, India
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Make your vacation vitalizing with a stay at the wilderness lodgings, hotels in Uttarakhand,  setting out on a jeep safari, nature strolls, and different exercises.

It is one of the most incredible family excursion objections in India. Our Corbett visit bundles let you likewise investigate the close-by spots to the Corbett National Park.


As the youngsters appreciate playing in the snow, they similarly appreciate in the sands, which carries us to the following excursion objective in India for kids, Jaisalmer.

The brilliant sands of Jaisalmer are certainly welcoming for youths. Partake in the excitement of riding a camel in the desert town. It is without a doubt one that they will not have the option to forget in a lifetime.

Take them for a short-term desert safari. Ride the camels, the boat of the desert. Allow the children to experience a train-like setting with society music, dance, and food. Allow them to go through a night under the sky looking at the stars. The desert town offers enhanced experiences for families and the little ones.

Hampi, Karnataka

South India can be a refreshing experience for your children. Perhaps the most engaging site to take your youngsters in South India can be Hampi. Perceived by UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hampi gloats of rich history and adequate information is to be gathered from it.

Presently practically in ruins this spot probably won’t get the considerations of your children right away yet as they invest more energy here, they might understand the value of this spot and why it was once figured one of the world’s most elegant and most significant urban residents.

Vittala Temple Complex, Badavi Linga, Chandramauleshwara Temple, Achyutaraya Temple, Hazara Rama Temple Complex, Krishna Temple Complex, Malyavanta Raghunathaswamy temple are some of the temples here to visit. 

Jaipur -Indian tourist attraction
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Jaipur, Pink city has a lot to offer if you visit this magnificent royal city with the children. Jaipur is rich in culture, history, tradition, and heritage.

There are many parks, fun activity sites, monuments, and places where you can take your children and this will be a new learning experience for them.

The city is a learning experience, as old designs start their creative mind and love for history. For a certain something, there is a lot of intriguing activities for offspring, everything being equal.

Have a great time riding on elephants or camels, it is most certainly awesome. Moreover, there are additionally unique spots to play, sound just as paint the delicate monsters.

For a town reasonable sort of involvement, visit the Chokhi Dhani, Fun kingdom, and book hotels in Jaipur for your comfortable stay here. Besides, children will observe the cosmic instruments at Jantar Mantar entrancing. Likewise, the Jaipur Zoo is additionally an engaging home base. 

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New Delhi

New Delhi the national capital, is the best child-friendly holiday place in India. In New Delhi, you have plenty of options to teach and give experience to children from museums to national monuments. Children can be lured to find the former times.

There are various fascinating galleries and vacation destinations where children can have loads of fun. The rail historical center, Nehru Planetarium, Bal Bhavan, The International Doll Museum are a portion of the famous spots. The nurseries, old landmarks, tourist spots, light and sound show and surprisingly the business sectors are a thrill for children.


Andaman Island India
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The Andaman Islands offer awesome kid-friendly occasions in India. The island archipelago has excellent shores, blue waters, clear skies, and many brilliant exercises. Besides, kids love the heat and humidity, the abundance of water, and undertakings.

The strange scene, nice watersports offices, and rich widely varied vegetation are the features of this spot.

Likewise, the way that it is a less-visited traveler objective adds joy to your vacation plan to Andaman. The children will adore you to carry them to objective with so many experience exercises just as you get a chance to show them a diverse variety of greenery. Along these lines, it turns into a mutually beneficial arrangement.


Golden Temple Amritsar
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One shouldn’t miss this magnificent city when visiting with their kids. Amritsar is a city blessed with glory, pride, culture, spirituality, and history.

Amritsar majorly known for the Golden Temple welcomes everyone with warmth. Jallianwala Bagh is another place filled with glory and history.

Visit this place and your children will get to learn about India’s pride and Martyrdom. Wagah Border is also a magnificent place to visit. With the evening Parade and the positive energy, you’ll feel there is another level of experience for your children.

The mouth-watering halwa and lassi, the spiritualist lake, the brilliant sheen of the temples give an unexplainable abundance of enjoyment and comfort the same. This is a city blessed for the Sikh people group, however, devotees of all beliefs fill this beautiful city.


Lying in the south of Uttar Pradesh, on the banks of the heavenly River Ganga, inhales Varanasi, which is accepted to be the most seasoned living city on the planet.

For quite a long time, the spiritualist of this spot has been drawing in explorers from across India just as abroad. An abode of old arches, ashrams, slender paths with shops loaded up with Benaresi sarees, Varanasi addresses the brilliant and interesting India you had always wanted.

With close ceremonies of life and demise being parallelly performed on the Ghats, you’ll see it refreshing to investigate the strict geology of this city. Stroll through the bustling back streets or watch the dawn from a boat for a remarkable encounter.

Follow the edge of the city, giving proper respect to holy places as far as possible. Who knows, an excursion to the this City of Light might end up being your cherished stop of all.

Ajanta Ellora Caves

Ajanta and Ellora are two caves located in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state. These caves hold a lot of historic sentiments for people following Hinduism and Buddhism. Ajanta and Ellora caves are designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites and are famous for their beautiful sculptures, frescoes, and paintings dating back in the 2nd to 5th Century BCE. These caves depict the rich heritage and culture of India.

Ajanta Ellora

One of the most famous places in the entire Ajanta and Ellora Caves is the Kailash Temple, which is also the single most massive monolithic structure globally. These rock-cut caves containing carvings are some of the best examples of ancient Indian architecture and sculpture.

A trip to these caves is enjoyable for historians & archaeological enthusiasts. Kids will also enjoy the beauty of these rock-cut caves monuments & sculptures. There is a lot to learn from these historical & ancient carvings. One must definitely visit these caves to get an insight into these manmade beautiful carvings which are an excellent example of ancient Indian architecture.

Statue of Unity, Vadodara

The Statue of Unity is the world’s tallest statue, with a height of 182 metres (597 feet) which is almost double the height of the Statue of Liberty, USA.

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Statue of Unity

The Statue of Unity depicts Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (1875–1950), a leading figure in the nonviolent Indian Independence Movement and the first Deputy Prime Minister/ Home Minister of Independent India.

The Statue of Unity has a viewing gallery at 135 metres, which can accommodate up to 200 visitors at a time and offers an expansive view of the dam and the surrounding beautiful mountain ranges of Satpuda and Vindhyachal.

There are attractions for kids near the Statue of Unity. Kids would love the Cactus Garden & River Rafting experience in Gujrat. A visit to the Statue of Unity is a must while you are visiting India.

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Well, so you see you can get all different types of attractions in India which are great tourist destinations to visit with kids.

You might want to check these books before your travel to India

Since the pandemic is not still over with Omicron virus looming over us don’t forget to check the Foreign Travel Advice. Travelling with kids can be stressful but we have you covered. You can check our blog on Travel with Kids post covid.

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Our last vacation before this pandemic was in Lanzarote where we had a lovely experience. And we hope to visit India sometime soon.

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  1. These sound like great recommendations even if you don’t have kids! Thanks for sharing.

    1. Thank you Paul. Glad you liked the post.

  2. Nice Post Rupali 👍

    1. Thanks Pooja. Glad you liked it

  3. I really want to visit India soon, so this list will come in very handy Rupali Thank you for sharing it x

    1. Oh you should visit India. You will love its varied cultures & cuisines and ofcourse the beautiful tourist places. Thanks for your feedback

  4. I never knew of these lovely attractions. India seems really vast and impressive.

    1. Absolutely. There are very beautiful places in India that are must-visit destinations.

  5. I haven’t visited India before but would love to, sounds like a great and beautiful place.

    1. India really has lots of lovely places to visit. You must visit it someday. Thanks for your feedback

  6. Great post! Thanks for sharing some cool places.

    1. Thanks for your feedback.

  7. I am truly impressed by the details which you have provided regarding interesting places to visit in India. It is an interesting article for me as well as for others. Thanks for sharing such articles here.

    1. Thanks for your feedback. Appreciate it.

  8. India is a very beautiful country. I always wanted to visit Kashmir. Thank you for sharing.

    1. Indeed, I totally agree with you. Kashmir is a place even I want to visit. Would be great to also check out the movie on Kashmiri pandits called The Kashmir Files. They have spoken about the truth about Kashmir which has never come up in mainstream media. Thanks for your feedback

  9. This is a great outline of places to enjoy visiting if you’re traveling with children; I’ll share this with the families I know who’d love this!

    1. Thank you so much Molly

  10. Rupali,
    What an informative post!! Well done!!
    In your opinion, what is the youngest age a child can ride an elephant or a camel in the attractions you mentioned above?

    1. Thanks for reading the post. My son had taken an elephant ride when he was about 8 or 9 years old. And I have seen many younger kids riding on camels. But I think every child is different so you need to check if your kid is comfortable or not.
      Thanks for your feedback

  11. As well as the more renowned youve highlighted some lesser knowns worth the visit. But in truth, Indian’s culture, food, varied landscapes is worth the visit, young or old.

    1. Absolutely second that. India’s unity in diversity is something that is worth seeing, visiting & celebrating.
      Some places in India are a real gem & the architecture is just marvellous & they date back to the times when they did not have modern equipment to build these lovely temples and other buildings.

  12. Varanasi looks beautiful. Thank you for sharing all these wonderful parts of India, especially experiencing it with children.

    1. Indeed Varanasi looks really beautiful. Thanks Christina for your feedback.

  13. So many amazing places to visit in India. An amazing post. Thank you for sharing.

    1. Yes so true. I wish I can visit many more lovely places in India which are not mentioned in this list as well.
      Thanks for your feedback Charlotte.

  14. I have never thought about visiting India but this will make be consider exploring it

    1. I am glad you will be considering to explore visiting India. We will be soon going to our trip to India – first India trip after covid, so we are very excited about it 🙂
      Thanks for your feedback

  15. I visited Sri Lanka with my family since we wanted to explore the many UNESCO World Heritage sites. India was next on our list. I think we will start with the Jim Corbett National Park to enjoy a jeep safari and nature strolls.

    1. That’s a fabulous choice. Enjoy!!!

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