Namaste! Greetings from the Laid Back Travellers, Pooja, Manish & Anika.
We all are passionate travellers and are always on the hunt for the next best family vacation. Our idea of travel could be anything from a Laid Back Beach holiday, a picturesque trek in the mountains, an adventurous Desert Safari, a thrilling wildlife experience, a spur of the moment road trip or once-in-a-while just laze around getting pampered in a luxurious resort. Always eager to learn new cultures & meet new people, we find any kind of family travel a stress buster.
We aspire to uncover the best family vacations and through our blog, hope to inspire other families to travel with kids. Let us help you in making your next vacation amazing with first-hand guides and relevant travel tips.
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“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.”
Like most of the kids these days my almost 7-year-old Dotty, is obsessed with stories about damsels in distress being rescued by courageous men. So on our Delhi to Kanha Road trip we stopped over at Jhansi to give her a first hand account of how courageous and brave Jhansi ki Rani was. Jhansi Fort – A Testament of Courage and Honor stands tall even today depicting the saga of how a true queen can stand and fight for the honor of her Kingdom.
Situated in Chattarpur District, Khajuraho is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is famous for its Nagara Style Architecture and erotic sculptures. Over a period of many centuries, the present day Khajuraho has been known by many names such as “Khajur Vatika”, “Kajarra” and “The Land of the Gods”. Out of 85 temples that were built over the period, only 25 have survived the test of time.
Here is a Family Road Trip itinerary from Delhi to Kanha National Park with a mix of all the best what Madhya Pradesh has to offer.
Apart from the Royal Bengal Tigers, Kanha National Park houses sloth bears, leopards, Indian wild dogs, Jackals, wild boars, bison (gaur), peacocks, spotted deers, blackbuck, sambhar, chital, barking deer and the rare hard-ground swamp deer the famous Barasingha which is found exclusively at the Kanha Tiger reserve. It’s therefore no wonder that this beautiful glorious jungle inspired Rudyard Kipling to create the world famous novel The Jungle book with our little ones favorite character Mowgli. Here’s all there to know about for a beautiful and fun-filled Family vacation at Kanha National Park.
The small town of Bhedaghat near Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh) has a unique identity. Located on the banks of river Narmada its famous for its Dhuandhar Falls, India’s Niagara Falls.
Orchha (means Hidden), a small sleepy town in Madhya Pradesh unknown for many is actually, a hidden treasure. Nestled on the banks of river Betwa, this historical town was founded in the 16th century by Rudra Pratap, the Bundela Rajput Chief. What makes this town special are the fascinating temples and palaces that make this town seem frozen in time. Orchha was once the capital of the largest and most powerful kingdoms of Central India. The monuments here still retain the grandeur of its lost era. The Mughal inspired Rajput architecture resonates in the palaces and temples here.
The saga of love, loss, remorse and love again, attracts millions of visitors to Agra each year. To make your visit more enjoyable here is our Guide to Visiting The Taj Mahal.
Lucknow – The City of Nawabs is the capital city of Uttar Pradesh. This historical city is situated on the banks of river Gomti. Lucknow is a city rich in Art, culture and Urdu literature. It’s a perfect blend of rich heritage and a food-lovers delight.
Lucknow the city of Nawab, Adab and Kabab. For a foodie like me, the best thing Lucknow has to offer is its food. Lucknow is known for its culinary delights. It’s rich Nawab heritage has given us Awadhi cuisine that our taste buds cannot thank us enough for. Variety of chaats, kababs, lassi, desserts the list is endless and also immensely appealing to the taste buds so make sure to visit Lucknow without a diet plan since you will be reaching gastronomical heaven here. If you are interested in a food trail, then Lucknow is the place for you.
Laid Back Review: KLM Royal Dutch airline’s New world business class seats aboard the Boeing Dreamliner 787-9 provided a perfect Laid Back ride between New Delhi to Amsterdam. It ticks the right check boxes in privacy, comfort and service.