April is when we Indians bear the brunt of the scorching summer heat. The plains become too difficult to deal with making people dream of hill station vacations. Mercifully, India is blessed with a number of summer holiday spots which provide a respite from the hot weather. From snow-clad peaks to lush green valleys, there are several places all across India that are perfect for a summer holiday. Since the kids too get their summer vacation in the month of April, it a great time to escape with your family to one of these amazing spots. Here are the 5 best family vacation destinations in India for April. ALSO SEE Child-friendly holiday destinations in India for a fun-filled family trip! Also Read - COVID-19: 'Next 2 Weeks Crucial,' Says P Chidambaram; Praises PM For Speaking to Opposition Leaders

Shimla

Photograph Courtesy: Bharat Justa/Creative Commons

Photograph Courtesy: Bharat Justa/Creative Commons



One of India’s most popular hill stations, Shimla in Himachal Pradesh is wonderful during the month of April. The weather is extremely pleasant and the views of mountain peaks all around are simply spectacular. Its pine, deodar and oak forests make you feel close to nature and provide the perfect setting for a rejuvenating family holiday. Also Read - Amitabh Bachchan Shares Fake WhatsApp Image of India on World Map, Gets Trolled

Coorg

Coorg

Coorg



The British planter community called it the Scotland of India. Coorg is famous for its tea and coffee plantations and mesmerizing summer weather. The views of lush green valleys against the backdrop of a blue sky will stay with your family forever. Also Read - Mumbai Indians Tend to Win Final, Chennai Super Kings Not as Much: Sanjay Manjrekar

Nainital

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Nainital

Known as the city of lakes, Nainital is one of north India’s prime tourist attractions and the country’s most beautiful lakes. The pleasant weather in April provides a relief from the heats in the plains. It is also home to some ancient temples which are worth a visit.

Ooty

Ooty

Ooty

The Queen of hill stations, Ooty will sweep you off your feet with its pristine beauty and scintillating weather. If you like greenery and lakes, you will love Ooty. Despite being extremely popular among tourists, Ooty gives you enough space of your own to enjoy with your family without being disturbed. Its April weather is just perfect for a summer vacation and sight-seeing activities.

Darjeeling

Darjeeling

And then there is Darjeeling in West Bengal. With the great Kanchenjunga as its backdrop, Darjeeling is an alluring hill station for families to visit in April. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is a world heritage site and a delight for kids. The town’s quaint streets are perfect for evening walks and the ropeway ride takes you through the best mountain views you will ever see.

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