Greaves India

Family Holidays

With so much to explore, from wildlife and beaches, to ancient forts and floating palaces, India offers endless opportunities for parents to bring some magic to family holidays with the kids.

Discover the ultimate 'Jungle Book' experience in some of India's best safari spots. Taj Baghvan is situated just 5 minutes from the entrance to Pench National Park whilst Taj Pashan Garh sits atop a small hill, giving guests excellent views of the nearby watering hole, popular with tigers and antelope. For a unique and new experience visit JAWAI Leopard Camp where guests can meet the local Rabari tribesmen, who have lived alongside the leopards and other wildlife for centuries.

For budding historians, why not incorporate a stay at the 250-year-old Ahilya Fort perched on the edge of a cliff, high above the mighty Narmada River and explore the legends and myths of the nearby deserted city of Mandu.

Rajasthan is full of palaces and forts as well as rural countryside, villages and jungles to explore on foot, bicycle or horseback. Just south of Jodhpur, Rohet Garh, The Wilderness Camp comprises 7 charming tents on the edge of the Great Thar Desert. Here you can spend your days on horse or camel riding safaris.

Feel like royalty aboard the Maharaja's Express train, which offers old world elegance in the comfort of a new build train. Whether it's for a few days or an entire trip, you can ease the exhaustion of family travel by residing on the train as you hurtle through the countryside exploring various destinations in luxury and style.

Discover India's rich heritage at one of the many festivals held through the course of the year. Why not relax at the picturesque Samode Haveli after an exciting day discovering Jaipur's Elephant Festival, where the beautiful creatures pachyderms are decorated with intricate painted designs, colourful rugs and jewellery. Elephant lovers at The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore can help bathe their resident elephants, Mala and Laxmi, whilst The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur gives creative kids the chance to design and make their own kites.

Finish an epic journey of discovery in Goa, at one of the laid back family resorts in Southern Goa. The Leela Goa offers something for all the family including private yoga sessions, a 12 hole par 3 golf course, and a kids pool, with a range of dedicated activities.

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