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10 Budget Trips to Open up the World to Your Kids!

10 Budget Trips to Open up the World to Your Kids! HolidayIQ

The best way to introduce the world to your kids is to take them travelling. Exploring a new place and observing the diverse ways of life can widen their perspectives. Allow us to list out some of the places your kids would adore. Oh, and they are super fun as well. 

1. Dubai: One of world's largest water park and shopping

Dubai: One of world's largest water park and shopping
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Your kids can go wild at the Wild Wadi Water Park. It features a dozen slides, heated and cooled wave pools and two artificial surfing machines. If your kids love shopping, take them to The Dubai Mall. They might also enjoy watching the cityscape from the top of the tallest building, Burj Khalifa. 

Flight cost: India to Dubai roundtrip - INR 25,000

HolidayIQ reviewer Shailesh K. shares, "The rides were great and safe even for the kids. Ensure you wear a proper swim costume, or you may be denied to use the rides." HolidayIQ reviewer Vijay Venkat says, "It is a destination where you need an entire day to enjoy. Kids of all ages can visit the place. There are many rides inside that you can enjoy. "

2. Maldives: Shallow lagoons and vibrant aquatic life

Maldives: Shallow lagoons and vibrant aquatic life
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No, Maldives is not just for couples. There are umpteen number of resorts that cater to families. They have kids’ clubs, professional child minding services, kids’ mealtimes with children’s menus, movie nights and water sports centres with activities and lessons for children. They can enjoy shallow water diving under professional supervision as well. 

Flight cost: India to Male round trip - INR 20,000

HolidayIQ reviewer Sambasivan says, "The beautiful island with blue lagoon beaches with natural environmental sights, it is free from pollution because the island has only battery-run vehicles."

3. Thailand: The key to open young imagination

Thailand: The key to open young imagination
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Open the door to your child’s imagination in Thailand. Despite the innumerable pristine islets, Bangkok is the center of attraction with an endless list of places to visit. As you step into Thailand, the adventure has just begun for you and your child.

Start off at Kidzania, the most innovative form of educational entertainment for children. Next, take off to the flight simulator where your child can experience what it is to be a pilot. Move on further to the Dinosaur planet, the theme park dedicated to prehistoric beasts.

Flight cost: India to Thailand round trip - INR 18000

Holidayiq reviewer Shwetha Shrishail says "There are a number of places to visit in Thailand. If you have more than 10 days, you can add Phuket or Kraby. Phi island is another option but more suited for couples. If you are with friends you'd rather visit Bangkok and Pattaya. Best for a shopping and amazing sea food cuisine. Do not miss the Tussauds and safari at Bangkok."

4. Singapore: The magical world of Universal Studios

Singapore: The magical world of Universal Studios
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Introduce them to the magical world of the Universal Studios, the movies that they cherish and their favourite superstars. They might love to explore the land of Jurassic Park, Madagascar and the Minions. The attractions like The Ultimate 3D Battle, Sesame Street Spaghetti Space Chase and the Revenge of the Mummy are really exciting.

Flight cost: India to Singapore round trip - INR 17,000

HolidayIQ reviewer Pradeep Balakrishnan says, "Universal Studio is really a place worth seeing. Nice boat ride in Madagascar in a cool dark atmosphere with some minor water sprays are refreshing. The settings on both sides during this ride is very nice especially for kids."
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5. Mauritius: Tryst with the wild

Mauritius: Tryst with the wild
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Wondering what kids can enjoy in Mauritius? You will be surprised. Introduce your kids to the exotic marine life at the Mauritius Aquarium. Take them to visit the multi-colored rock formations of Cachamel which is one of its kind. And of course, walk with lions. Yes, a safari on the banks of Riviere du Rempart allows you to feed the giraffes and walk with lions.

Flight cost: India to Mauritius round trip - INR 35,000

HolidayIQ reviewer Shiri says, "The touristy places are not a big deal, but the south side is really nice with its greenery and mountainous areas. Great place to go sailing."


6. Colombo: Build a connect with nature

Colombo: Build a connect with nature
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Sri Lanka is an easy-going place for children where kids can find adventure in nature. There are various exciting things that might catch their fancy and leave an imprint. In Kosgoda, you may choose to witness the turtle hatching process. Or take them boating on the Beira Lake leading to a pretty island, which can be quite thrilling. 

The Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage is home to the largest herd of elephants in the world, taken care of, fed and bathed. Your children might like spending time with the gigantic yet gentle animals. 

Flight cost: India to Colombo round trip - INR 5000

7. HongKong: The perfect combo of fun and adventure

HongKong: The perfect combo of fun and adventure
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Taking your kids to HongKong? We are sure you will not miss the Disneyland, however, there are several more options for your child like riding the star ferry, spending an entire day at the Ocean Park or explore the geopark and the best of all, watching the pink dolphins that are extremely rare.

Flight cost: India to HongKong round trip - INR 17000

Holidayiq reviewer Partha Majumdar says “Hong Kong is an exceptionally spectacular and fascinating city and state as well, where 7 million tourists on average per year from all over the world folk around to be it for 1 thousand odd reasons including high end night life.

With a colourful history behind its towering skyline, HK has always much to offer to a traveler towards multidimensional experiences


8. Malaysia: Lose yourself in the magical butterfly park

Malaysia: Lose yourself in the magical butterfly park
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The name Malaysia is synonymous with Legoland among kids. Apart from a number of theme parks like the Sunway Lagoon and the Lost world of Tambun, Malaysia has much more to offer to kids when it comes to variety.

Exploring nature and natural habitats of animals at Kuala Gandah elephant sanctuary, Zoo Negara, Farm in the city on the outskirts and not to miss, the mesmerising butterfly park in Kuala Lumpur that will instantly transport your kids to a wonderland, are some of the major kids attractions you can explore.   

Flight cost: India to Malaysia round trip - INR 21000

Holidayiq reviewer Nike Gladwin says "Malaysia is a country which respects nature and lets it evolve itself without harmINR ing the ecosystem. A good place for a leisure trip. With a limited budget Malaysia truly sets an example for what it takes to be a tourist destination. "

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9. Bali: Beach hopping and water sports

Bali: Beach hopping and water sports
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In Bali, locals consider kids part of the community and are naturally inclined towards entertaining and attending to them. Older kids might like to take lessons on skiing and surfing. Or you can even spend quality time with your kids on the lovely beaches of Kuta, Nusa Dua and Seminyak. Exploring the culturally rich Ubud may be intriguing as well.

Flight cost: India to Denpasar Bali round trip - INR 32,000

HolidayIQ reviewer Sheena says, "The temples, especially Tanah Lot was quite a sight and even small roadways seemed perfect like an oil painting." HolidayIQ reviewer Manoj talks about the Uluwatu Temple, "If you go during sunset, it is a fantastic traditional temple with dance performances especially in the evenings at 19.00hrs."

10. Kathmandu: Enrich the cultural side of your kids

Kathmandu: Enrich the cultural side of your kids
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Take them on a picnic to Pokhara where you can hire a boat. Chitwan is another hotspot which is popular among kids because of the animals. In the vicinity, there is Swayambunath, fondly known as the “Monkey Temple” due to a large number monkeys living there. They offer a good distraction for children.

Flight cost: India to Kathmandu round trip - INR 7500

HolidayIQ reviewer Pradeep Balakrishnan says, "Nice place, where we can go with or without family. A peaceful environment near the Himalayas. Everyone should go there for peace of mind."

The views above are collated from opinions expressed by travellers on www.holidayiq.com

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