Christmas is around the corner, and it can be a great time to bond with your aged parents or grandparents. While there are many fun things to do around Christmas and New Year, travelling is surely one of the best ways to spend quality time with your family. And if you have senior citizens in your family, planning a trip to the right places with the right attractions is essential. So, plan a full family trip with your parents and grandparents to any of the following places to make your vacation memorable. 

  • Ooty
  • Coorg
  • Shimla
  • Shillong
  • Gangtok

  • Ooty

This famous Tamil Nadu hill station is known for its picturesque beauty, pleasant climate, gardens and lakes, and of course, the Nilgiri Mountain Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A hotbed for tourists and newlyweds, Ooty is also one of the best places to celebrate Christmas with family and kids

Religious people can attend the Christmas Mass at Saint Stephen's Church. The 19th Century, located on the Ooty-Mysore road, is one of the oldest churches in India. Moreover, the Ooty Tea Factory, Mudumalai bird Sanctuary, and Doddapetta park are other great places to keep your itinerary busy.

Book your stay at either Club Mahindra Danish Villa or Club Mahindra Derby Green while visiting Ooty. Both resorts provide a breathtaking view of the Nilgiris, forests, and the mystic Ooty landscape.  

  • Coorg

This famous hill station in Karnataka can be one of the best places to celebrate Christmas Eve in India with grandparents. Officially known as Kodagu, Coorg has cool and pleasant weather during Christmas, which is ideal for sightseeing and indulging in various activities. 

Kids can enjoy a wildlife safari at Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary with their grandparents. You can also visit Dubare Elephant Camp, Abbey Falls, Madikeri Fort, and other tourist attractions.

Club Mahindra Madikeri and Club Mahindra Virajpeth are the two great resorts in Coorg you can check out on your next visit to Coorg. The resorts are family-friendly and are fitted with all the modern amenities to make your stay comfortable and memorable. 

  • Shimla

The capital of Himachal Pradesh can be one of the best places to visit in India for Christmas celebrations among the snow-laden hills. The distant snow-capped mountains, the famed Mall road oozing with Christmas vibes, and the colonial-era Gothic Churches add to Shimla's evergreen beauty. 

Check into Club Mahindra Mashobra Resort, away from the hustle and bustle of the holiday crowd, to celebrate a calm and joyful Christmas with your grandparents. Senior citizens can enjoy apple orchard visits or a walking trip to nearby villages. 

  •  Shillong

Shillong is one of the most scenic places in India, with numerous lakes, waterfalls, and forests. It is one of the best places to visit in India with family for a Christmas celebration among majestic hills covered with lush green forests. The capital of Meghalaya has a sizeable population of Catholics. So, Christmas is celebrated here with great zeal and enthusiasm.

Polo Towers, a Club Mahindra affiliate resort in Sikkim, is located in the heart of the city. The hotel's warm hospitality and serene ambience will help you rejuvenate and enjoy your holidays with your family. 

  • Gangtok

And you thought Gangtok was only good for a summer holiday. The capital of Sikkim is one of the best places to visit in India for Christmas with family. The cold mountain air against the backdrop of mighty Kanchenjunga alerts announces the arrival of Christmas. If you like snow, you can get it in plenty near Nathu La and Zemu Glacier. 

Moreover, witness the stunning sunrise from Tashi's viewpoint, see the panoramic view of Gangtok city through the ropeway ride, and pay a visit to the beautiful Rumtek monastery. 

Club Mahindra Gangtok Resort can be a great place to stay while visiting Gangtok with your family. The tranquil resort in Gangtok is situated amidst the backdrop of towering mountains and meadows. See if you can capture the clouds in a jar when they come unannounced in your room early in the morning.

Seniors in your family can be a treasure trove of traditional wisdom and experience. So, this festive season, take your parents or grandparents to vacation at any of the above places and reaffirm the family bond.

About Club Mahindra

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.

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