10 Best Places to Visit Near Delhi in April with Family

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Are you looking for the best places to visit near Delhi in April with family? Your decision is right! You should be!

Summers has arrived not completely, but definitely. By April, the temperature will trouble the Delhizens as harshly as it can. Raising your thoughts behind the reason? Well, as the sun can’t keep calm in April in India, the country dares to brave the heat. Being the heart of the country – Delhi bears the hot brunt. The heat triggers the locals to explore cool hangout spots near Delhi in April.

Soon with the advent of April, even badam milk, shikanji, lassi, and kanche wali bottles will stop giving respite from April humidity and heat. You will need a guaranteed summer antidote to beat the heat if you are looking for family holidays in April.

Can you resonate with us? If yes, then push your family out from their collective comfort zone for a relaxing trip in April. But here is a thing – you need to choose family-friendly destinations that won’t be a bummer and allow you to enjoy the summer with your family. What does that mean? It means you need to be very selective about your family’s travel taste, including kids, parents, and grandparents.

Like all the fingers are not of the same length, so does the family taste of holidays. Some like to vacay amidst snowy hills, while some want to enjoy camping in a lush green surrounding. Although kids like to visit educational places. and couples want to romance amidst unblemished greenery.

So, how can you prioritize everyone’s happiness when it comes to holidays with family? The answer is simple – learning about the exclusive destinations that provide maximum experiences of every type for all sorts of age groups at one place.

Why Explore The Best Places to Visit Near Delhi in April with Family?

Spring flowers are at their last bloom in valleys and meadows in April. Chances are high that you are scared of the idea of temperature crossing 40°C in Delhi in April. This might be the biggest reason you wanted to holiday outside Delhi. Well, the idea is great. But outside Delhi, there are plenty of perfect summer holiday destinations that call family vacationers. How do you select the best one that stands true with your family holiday spirit? Some of you might be raising your voice in your head that “By searching on Google.” However, you can do that, but what if you find the same results on the web with the same repetitive destinations?

Peel your eyes and learn about the best places to visit near Delhi in April with family. Bonus? All the listed destinations are perfect to beat the heat of the city!

1. Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Why Visit in April: For special Navratri spiritual retreat from April 16, 2021 – April 21, 2021.

Average Temperature in April: 15°C – 35 °C (approx.)

Ideal Duration: 2-3 days (approx.)


When the temperature in the city soars high, flock to Rishikesh in April. The Yoga Capital of India has ample options to give you and your family respite from the heat, including river rafting and swimming in the Ganges (consider your safety). Rishikesh is located on Garhwal Himalayas’ foothills, and hence, the water that comes from the mountains remains cold – irrespective of the season you visit.

Also, you will find air-conditioned camps in Rishikesh around rafting points. Vacay with your family in Rishikesh in April and explore various temples. Let your family rejuvenate the stress of monotonous life by performing Yoga and mediation at famous Ashrams in Rishikesh.

Distance from Delhi to Rishikesh: 240 kilometers/6 hours (approx.) drive via NH – 334

Nearest Airport/Railway Station: Jolly Grant Airport/Rishikesh Railway Station

Best Resorts in Rishikesh: Atali Ganga, Aloha on the Ganges, The Roseate Ganges

Family-Friendly Things to Do in Rishikesh

  • Get fascinated by the Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat
  • Embrace the peace with yoga and mediation
  • Enjoy a soothing experience of hot air ballooning
  • Go for temple hopping
  • Camp under the stars while herding the gurgling river sounds

Thrill Invoking Experiences: Waterfall trekking, bungee jumping, and river rafting

Also read about must things to do in Rishikesh.

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2. Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Why Visit in April: To indulge in utmost joy and enthusiasm of Baisakhi celebration on 14th April 2021.

Average Temperature in April: 15°C-35°C (approx.)

Ideal Duration: 5-6 days (approx.)


Sandwiched between Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar ranges, Manali is a year-round magnet for tourists. In summers, particularly in April, it becomes the hotspot for similar family tourists. The temperature does not exceed more than 30°C (approx.). The towering snow-capped peaks, emerald green valleys, and charismatic aura in hills is sure to spellbind you and your family on the Manali holidays in April.

Discover the fun of paragliding and rafting in Solang Valley. You will find a less tourist crowd if you book your Manali tour package before 15 April as post this date, plenty of tourists come from across India that skyrockets the accommodation cost. If you want to enjoy snow activities in Manali in April, try snowboarding and skiing.

Distance from Delhi to Manali: 550 kilometers/13 hours (approx.) via NH – 44

Nearest Airport/Railway Station: Bhuntar Airport/Pathankot Railway Station

Best Resorts in Manali: Solang Valley Resort, Orchards Green Resort, White Meadows Resort

Family-Friendly Things to Do in Manali

  • Listen to the mystic sounds of waterfalls
  • Pay homage to the ancient temples
  • Turn on your retail therapy mode at Mall Road
  • Meditate and relax at Arjun Gufa
  • Experience serenity at its best in charming Gulaba village

Thrill Invoking Experiences: Angling, downhill cycling, camping

Travel Advice: You need to wear woolen clothes at night and cotton dresses in the daytime.

Also read about must things to do in Manali.

3. Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

Why Visit in April: For harmonizing your soul and trekking amidst fir and pine trees.

Average Temperature in April: 18°C – 36 °C (approx.)

Ideal Duration: 2-3 days (approx.)

Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

Whimsical, mystic, and spectacular are phrases to describe the beauty of  Dalhousie. Named after British Governor-General of India, Lord Dalhousie, in 1830, this hill station is one of the best places to visit near Delhi in April with family. Your parents and twennie can take morning walks through dense forest trails. Get bewitched with the grand views of the Dhauladhar range shrouded with snow.

A visit to Dalhousie will reward your family with colonial past feels due to the presence of several erstwhile churches and buildings. Also, you will have a remarkable time at the pristine waterfalls in Dalhousie like Satdhara Waterfall. This is a great spot to visit near Delhi in April because you can explore wildlife at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary and spot Himalayan Black Marten. When are you enlightening your mind and body within the calm atmosphere of Dalhousie?

Distance from Delhi to Dalhousie: 560 kilometers/12 hours (approx.) via NH 44

Nearest Airport/Railway Station: Gaggal Airport/Pathankot Railway Station

Best Resorts in Dalhousie: Dalhousie Heights Resorts, Atithis Resort, Grand View, Aamod Resorts

Family-Friendly Things to Do in Dalhousie

  • Boating in Chamera Lake
  • Trek to Dainkund Peak
  • Picnic at Ganji Pahari
  • Learn mythological history at Chamunda Devi Temple
  • Visit the perennial spring of Subash Baoli

Thrill Invoking Experiences: Paragliding, zorbing, and wildlife tours

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4. Mount Abu, Rajasthan

Why Visit in April: To get amazed in the summer capital of Rajasthan followed with Urs Mubarak on 14 April, 2021.

Average Temperature in April: 18°C – 28°C (approx.)

Ideal Duration: 2-3 days (approx.)

mount abu, rajasthan

This hill station in Rajasthan is absolutely worth visiting in April to revel in the enticing lush greenery of Aravali Hills. Mount Abu is a particular hit with family tourists and honeymooners as it holds great spiritual importance for both Hindus and Jains. There are around 80 temples, and a few of them date back to 400 to 1000 years ago! On a family trip to Mount Abu, summer won’t cause hindrance in April.

Explore serene lakes, effusive waterfalls, and rich flora and fauna. Mount Abu is an answer to those people who think Rajasthan is only about royalty, forts, and dazzling culture. Step into this oasis into the thar desert.

Distance from Delhi to Mount Abu: 765 kilometers/14 hours (approx.) via NH 44

Nearest Airport/Railway Station: Udaipur Airport/Abu Road Railway Station

Best Resorts in Mount Abu: Humming Bird Resort, Aranya Village Hill Resort, Palanpur Palace Resort

Family-Friendly Things to do in Mount Abu

Thrill Invoking Experiences: Camping, trekking, and rock climbing

5. Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh

Why Visit in April: To unfold Ramayana mythological tales and attend Kasauli Rhythm & Blues Festival. Dates are yet to be announced but predictions depict the festival will start in early/mid May.

Average Temperature in April: 14°C – 28°C (approx.)

Ideal Duration: 1-2 nights (approx.)

Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh

Kasauli is a charming hamlet in Himachal Pradesh which experiences snowfall and sub-zero temperatures in winters. In summers, this quaint hidden town turns paradise for peace-loving tourists because Kasauli inhabitants are in small numbers. You will find British-style architecture while exploring the picturesque narrow lanes of Kasauli.

You might revive the dead corporate hustle in this famous hill station to visit near Delhi as Kasauli was considered the resting place of Lord Hanuman when he searched for Sanjeevi Booti for Lord Laxman.

Distance from Delhi to Kasauli: 287 kilometers/7 hours (approx.) via NH 44

Nearest Airport/Railway Station: Chandigarh Airport/Kalka Railway Station

Best Resorts in Kasauli: Jasmin’s Cottage, Whispering Winds, Winnies Holiday Inn

Family-Friendly Things to Do in Kasauli

  • Rent a bike and unwind at your own pace
  • Visit Gurudwara Guru Nanak Ji
  • Explore the cannons of the British era, Gurkha Fort
  • Get some blue moon shots at Gilbert Trail
  • Watch the blend of orange-red-yellow sunset at various sunset points

Thrill Invoking Experiences: Camping, trekking, and mountain biking

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6. Mussoorie, Uttarakhand

Why Visit in April: To discover what made Ruskin Bond describe Mussoorie in his novels.

Average Temperature in April: 10°C – 30°C (approx.)

Ideal Duration: 2-4 days (approx.)

Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
Mussoorie Lake

Long celebrated in Ruskin Bond’s novel and stories as “Queen of Hills,” Mussoorie will inspire you to travel again. From pristine waterfalls to splendid viewpoints, you are sure to be pleased in Mussoorie. The slopes of this enchanting hill station are covered with deodar and cedar forests.

In addition to viewpoints, there are several shopping places, ropeway rides, adventure parks, and Instagrammable eateries to have a good time with your family. Little love will love boating in Mussoorie Lake. When little legs get tired after paddle boating, you can take your kids to Company Garden for an excellent picnic amidst lush greenery.

Distance from Delhi to Mussoorie: 282 kilometers/7hours (approx.) via Saharanpur Road

Nearest Airport/Railway Station: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun Railway Station

Best Resorts in Mussoorie: Fortune Resort Grace, Club Mahindra Resort, Avalon Ayurveda Resort

Family-Friendly Things to Do in Mussoorie

  • Feel light as a feather and try paragliding
  • Calm the shopaholic monster in Ladies at Sisters Bazaar
  • Take little tourists to Disco Skating Rink
  • Enjoy a cable car ride at Gun Hill
  • Stroll in the morning at Camel’s Back Road

Thrill Invoking Experiences: Skywalk, valley crossing, and mountain biking

Also read about Best Places to Visit in Uttarakhand in Summer with Family

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7. Nainital, Uttarakhand

Why Visit: To attend Himalayan Silent Meditation Retreat on 1st, 2nd and 3rd April 2021.

Average Temperature in April: 10°C – 30°C (approx.)

Ideal Duration: 2-4 days (approx.)


Nainital is a one-stop wonderland for family-friendly fun. Every tourist type will have a guaranteed good time in Nainital in April because the valleys turn into emerald greenery. Even in April, May, and June, the daytime temperature is great for a day sightseeing. Your family – be it be kids, your parents, or your spouse- will get respite from the heat while paddling the boat in Naini Lake.

In addition to its mystic beauty and oh-so-common Naini Lake, you can visit several views and explore the colonial charm of Nainital in its architecture. Little ones and older ones will love exploiting the Mall Road and Thandi Sadak adjacent to the lake.

Distance from Delhi to Nainital: 312 kilometers/8 hours (approx.) via NH 9

Nearest Airport/Railway Station: Pantnagar Airport/Kathgodam Railway Station

Best Resorts in Nainital: Ashoka’s Naini Chalet Resort, Dolmaar Resort, The Naini Retreat

Family-Friendly Things to Do in Nainital

  • Camp under 5 million stars amidst a fair share of meadows and ridges
  • Dawn boating at Naini Lake
  • Hike or pony ride to Tiffin Top
  • Shop local souvenirs at Tibetan Market running parallel to the lake
  • Enjoy music, drinks, and tasty food with your family at Mall Road restaurants

Thrill Invoking Experiences: Horse riding, ropeway, and paragliding

Also read about must things to do in Nainital.

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8. Morni Hills, Haryana

Why Visit in April: For a well spent picnic with family amidst open air space in lush expanse of greenery.

Average Temperature in April: 21°C – 32°C (approx.)

Ideal Duration: 1 day (approx.)

Morni Hills, Haryana

We bet you might not have heard about Morni Hills, the only hill station in Haryana. The moment you take your family to Morni Hills in the summers, you will be rewarded with the fresh mountain air of the Shivalik Range.

The soothing lush greenery will tempt your soul because the serene and peaceful vibes will rejuvenate the mind of your kids, as well as adults in your family. It came as no surprise that Morni Hills is one of the least explored places to visit near Delhi in April with family as the climate remains pleasant throughout the year. For little tourists, the Haryana Government is working on building adventure parks. Stay tuned to the official website of Haryana Tourism for more info!

Distance from Delhi to Morni Hills: 256 kilometers/6 hours (approx.) via NH 44

Nearest Airport/Railway Station: Chandigarh Airport/Panchkula Railway Station

Best Resorts in Morni Hills: Morni Hills Resort, Bushman Resort Morni Hills, Mountain Quail Resort

Family-Friendly Things to Do in Morni Hills

  • Stroll in the lush green forests for nature walks
  • Give yourself wings and try paragliding
  • Climb the rock
  • Hike to Morni Fort to enjoy the enticing views of Morini Village
  • Visit Thakurdwara Temple, which is built in honor of Lord Krishna

Thrill Invoking Experiences: Boating, camping, and zip lining

9. Chakrata, Uttarakhand

Why Visit in April: If you are looking for the peaceful alternative of Rishikesh in April, consider Chakrata as it is less commercialized.

Average Temperature in April: 12°C – 22°C (approx.)

Ideal Duration: 2-3 days (approx.)

Chakrata, Uttarakhand

Mountains laden with lush greenery is the scenery of Chakrata in summers. This hill station is not a crowded place like other famous hill stations near Delhi. If you are looking for a very quiet and beautiful place to visit in April with family, close to Delhi, you should definitely go to Chakrata.

The journey of Chakrata shows the beauty and many colors. There is a beautiful deodar forest here, winding paths, and these beautiful paths were spread all around; the hills covered with greenery is a perfect summer retreat for you if you are looking for top places to visit in April in India with family. There are many places to see in Chakrata, Lakhamandal, and Tiger Falls.

Distance from Delhi to Chakrata: 321 kilometers/8 hours (approx.) via NH 44

Nearest Airport/Railway Station: Jolly Grant Airport/Dehradun Railway Station

Best Resorts in Chakrata: Glamwood Resort, Whispering Pine Resort, Nauka Hills Resort

Family-Friendly Things to Do in Chakrata

  • Admire the scenic sunset at Chilmiri Neck
  • Head to Yamuna Adventure Park for watersports
  • Try water rappelling at Kimona Falls
  • Test your endurance on a bicycle hopping tour to Makati Pokhari Village

Thrill Invoking Experiences: Cave tours, stargazing, and birdwatching

Also read about 10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Chakrata for an Offbeat Travel Experience

10. DidiHat, Uttarakhand

Why Visit in April: To enjoy trekking, hiking, and camping amidst lush greenery in summers.

Average Temperature in April: 15°C – 21°C (approx.)

Ideal Duration: 2-3 days (approx.)

DidiHat, Uttarakhand

You can see the amazing views of Panchkula peak from here. Didihat falls in the way of Kailash Mansarovar. Here you can not only enjoy the beauty but also the adventure. You can also do trekking, hiking, and camping here. In Didihat of Pithoragarh, you will also be able to see Kumaon culture closely. Didihat is a place with typical mountains. Where beautiful litigants and nature are all around. Where you will feel like staying for a few days.

After this place, a song will play in the corner of your heart for mountains. Perfect for the weekend getaway with family near Delhi, this hill station of Pithoragarh is relaxed! The best thing about DidiHat hill station in Pithoragarh is it is far away from the madding crowd. We don’t know the reason why it is unexplored by tourists. Therefore, you must take the opportunity of exploring the lush greenery of DidiHat with your beloved family members in April.

Distance from Delhi to DidiHat: 55 kilometers/14 hours (approx.) via NH 9

Nearest Airport/Railway Station: Pantnagar Airport/Kathgodam Railway Station

Best Resorts in DidiHat: Hotel Milam Inn, Hardik Resort, Hotel Mall Palace

Family-Friendly Things to Do in DidiHat

  • Stroll amidst rivers and expense of lush greenery
  • Watch Panchkula and Trishul Peak on hiking
  • Explore Askot Wildlife Sanctuary

Thrill Invoking Experiences: Jungle safaris, photography excursions, and temple tours

If these places to visit near Delhi in April with family don’t make you want to pack your bags, we don’t know what will. For a breath of fresh air without the hindrance of the scorching sun, escape from the “Chubti Jalti Garmi.”

When are you uniting with your family on a much-needed vacation in April 2021?

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