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Hampi to Pushkar: Places you can visit with your parents!

Take your old folks on a trip that's been long overdue? Here is a list of places which might just help you plan that perfect vacation for your parents.

Bhumika_Sharma | News18.com

Updated:July 7, 2015, 1:15 PM IST
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Hampi to Pushkar: Places you can visit with your parents!
Take your old folks on a trip that's been long overdue? Here is a list of places which might just help you plan that perfect vacation for your parents.

The recent Bollywood movie ‘Piku’ saw Deepika Padukone take her old father back to his roots, Kolkata, in order to revive and make him live all his emotions yet again. Why not take a cue from this very emotional trail and take your elder ones on a trip that's been long overdue?

Here is a list of all those places which might just help you plan that perfect vacation for your parents:

Kodaikanal (Tamil Nadu): This jewel of South India is sure to serve as a stress-buster for your parents. The luscious green hill station will rejuvenate them with the peace of mind they’ve probably craved for all these years. The hills and the lakes in this city will surely leave them mesmerized. Major attractions of Kodikanal include,Bryant’s Park, Green Valley View, Kurinji Andavar Temple and Coaker’s Walk.

Hampi (Karnataka):Hampi is a hidden gem, which offers you an offbeat experience, breaking the monotony of clichéd trips to popular travel destinations. This place is known for its historical ruins, which will leave you in awe and force you to explore it more. Hampi is said to be one of the most important world heritage sites. Major Attractions include Elephant Stables, Vijaya, Vittala Temple, Hampi Bazar,Riverside Ruins.

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SPIRITUAL HAMPI

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh): The aura of the aarti chants at ghaats of Ganga will surely add to the fascinating memories in the travel diaries of your parents. The divinity of this place will bowl your parents over. Do not forget to make them taste the very famous Banarasi Paan and indulge in the beautiful Banarasi sarees. Major Attractions are Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Assi Ghaat, Durga Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple.

Pushkar (Rajasthan): Laid back but magical, the city of Pushkar is a must visit destination.

The beauty of the lakes and temples in Pushkar will rejuvinate your parents. Just sitting by the calm lake will bring a sense of peace and positivity to your whole being. Places you must visit in Pushkar are Pushkar Lake, Man Mahal, Pushkar Camel Safari Tour and Brahma Temple.

Kashmir: The land of sheer prettiness and calmness, Kashmir is a place where you and a person of any age can witness heaven on earth. Let your parents revive the nostalgia of the classic Bollywood movies in this beautiful travel destination. The surreal beauty of Kashmir will trap you and your folks in its charm and you would start planning your next vacation as soon as the current one ends. Major attractions are Dal Lake, Shalimar Garden, Betab Valley and Yousmarg.

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KASHMIR VALLEY

Puri (Orrisa): Puri is considered to be the land of Lord Jagannath. This place offers you with divinity and beauty at one go. If your parents are into history, they will never regret this destination as there are many historical places to explore and swoon over. The scrumptious and tangy street food of Puri is a definite add on. Lord Jagannath Temple, Puri Beach, Swargadwar and Konark Sun Temple should be the places on your list.

What are you waiting for then?

Go ahead and plan that vacation already.

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