Must eat: The spicy Kodagu cuisine of course. Most restaurants serve the cuisine, but the Atithi, RainTree, Coorg Cuisine and Malaya Restaurant serve great food
Must Do things: Camping, River Rafting, Trekking, Ziplining, Waterfall Rappelling, plantation walk and jeep safari
Located in the beautiful Idukki district in Kerala, Munnar is the ideal place to spend a rejuvenating time in the company of nature. The charming valleys, the lush green tea plantations, the striking flora and fauna and a pleasant climate make this hill station one of the best holiday places in India.
Must see: Tea plantations, Mattupetty Dam, Echo Point, Top Station, Lakkom Waterfalls, Tata Tea Museum, Kundala Lake, Eravikulam National Park and Aattukkal Waterfalls
Must eat: The Kerala Sadya, the lavish spread of rice and varieties of vegetable dishes served on a banana leaf, Kerala paratha, and vegetable or chicken stew, the local breakfast items and of course, the Kerala beef curry
Must Do Things: Walk through the vast tea plantations, a picnic at the waterfalls, nature gazing, wildlife spotting, museum visits and adventure tourism including camping, trekking, mountain biking, rock climbing and more.
A place that resembles a postcard picture, Araku Valley is one of the most popular spots in Andhra Pradesh. Situated at an altitude of 1300 m above sea level, the hill station is home to several tribal communities, coffee plantations, waterfalls, and forests.
Must see: Ananthagiri Hills, Araku Tribal Museum, Borra Caves, Katiki Waterfalls, Padmapuram Botanical Gardens, Chaaparai Waterfalls and Araku Valley Coffee Museum
Must eat: The Bamboo chicken, local cuisines, the Andhra Thali, the local Araku honey and of course, the magical Araku Valley Coffee
Must Do Things: Trekking and hiking, strolls in the coffee plantations, swimming, and picnic by the waterfalls, nature exploring, bird watching, shopping for local handicrafts and wooden objects and mingling with tribal communities.
Must Do Things: A ride in the Nilgiri Toy Train, trekking, photography, boating, horse ride, fishing and nature trailsSo, what are you waiting for? Make room in your calendar for these awesome places to spend a memorable family holiday. A tip for a more enjoyable trip is to take a cab ride to travel as the drive through the picturesque locations makes it all the more amazing.