10 Best Amusement Parks In India

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Amusement parks are like a wonderland for kids and adults. The rides, the adrenaline rush, the roller-coaster rides,  it brings even a fifty-year-old back to their childhood days. It is an adventure which can bond families and friends together. Visiting amusement parks ensures fun and frolic during the weekends for many children. It is also real value for time and money. Here  is a curated list of amusements parks in India which are highly appealing to kids and adults:

 Top 10 Amusement Parks In India

1. Essel World

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Essel world is the first amusement park to be built in India in the year 1999 and still holds its popularity amidst the Mumbaikars.  It is a favorite weekend getaway for families. The rides are very much adventurous to fulfill your thirst of adrenaline. The amusement park has more than 30 rides along with a water kingdom, bowling alley, ice-skating.

The most thrilling of the rides are “monster in the dark mist” ride. It is spooky, thrilling and one of its kind in India.  The amusement park has rides only specific for adults such as Zyclone and Rainbow, whereas rides such as Big Apple and Junior Go Carting are most child-friendly.

Best Time to visit: The summer months of April and May are the perfect time to visit Essel World to escape from the heat of the city.

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How to reach: Essel world is located in Gorai creek, which is forty-five minutes from Borivali in Mumbai. From the main city, take a local to Borivali, and from Borivali take a ferry to Gorai creek.

 

2. Della Adventure Park

Della Adventure Park

 

This adventure cum amusement park is mainly for teenagers rather than family or children.  There is a wide variety of adventurous activities in the amusement park. One is spoilt for choices as there are more than 50 activities to do.

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You can enjoy zorbing, archery, rock climbing, flying fox and even cow milking is there in the itinerary. If you are staying for the weekend, there is a facility of resort accommodation in the amusement park.

Best Time to visit: The months of November to March is the ideal time to visit the amusement park.

How to reach: The park is located in Lonavala, which lies in between the Mumbai-Pune Express Highway. You can either drive or take a bus from Mumbai or Pune, or board a train till Lonavala and then reach the amusement park via taxi.

 

3. Kingdom of Dreams

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This amusement park is a treat to the eyes for children. Started in 2010, the Kingdom of Dream is a destination for entertainment and live performances. It organizes beautiful carnivals that represent the culture and diversity of India.

The distinctive feature of this amusement park is the Culture Gully, which is an alleyway of street performers, arts, and food. It also features the Nautanki Mahal, a state of the art auditorium and a multi-faceted theatre space called Showsha. One should never miss a Bollywood Musical show in the Kingdom of Dreams.

Best Time to visit: The months of November to March is the ideal time to visit the amusement park.

How to reach: Take the metro to Gurgaon from Delhi or Noida as the Amusement Park is located near IFFCO Chowk Metro Station,  in Sector 29, Gurgaon.

 

4.  Wonderla, Bangalore

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This state of art amusement park has world-class facilities and expanding its franchise in other cities of India.  The amusement park has specific rides. There are 12 water rides, 13 are for the kids and for the adrenaline lovers there are 10 specially designed rides such as Dropzone and Hurricane.

There is also an indoor discotheque with laser lights and warm water showers controlled by the music. This is a perfect spot for an indoor rain dance. Addition to this, the park also has its own holiday resorts and conference room, locker rooms and restaurants. One can mix business and family time here.

Best Time to visit: The summer months of April and May are the perfect time to visit Wonderla to escape from the heat of the city.

How to reach: Located in Bidadi near Bangalore-Mysore highway, the quickest way to reach is by a private vehicle.

 

5.  Adlabs Imagica

Adlabs Imagica

 

Made on a high budget, this amusement park is an inspiration from the famous Universal Studios. It is hi-tech in its design and has the largest roller-coaster in India along with rides which have 4D simulations. The amusement park brings out the fantasy and adventure through its rides. In 2015, it opened the premium Novotel Imagica Khopoli hotel in 2015. Also, there is a recent addition of a Snow Park and Water Park.

Best Time to visit: The summer months of April and May are the perfect time to visit.

How to reach: Located at Khopoli near Mumbai-Pune Highway, the best way to reach is taking a suburban local train from Mumbai till Khopoli and then reach the park via auto or cab.

 

6.  Aquatica, Kolkata

Aquatica, Kolkata

 

This amusement park in Kolkata is not only for children to have fun, but now is a destination for even music festival. Aquatica has really amazing water rides and indoor water dance space. You can even enjoy the cool waters of Courtrallam Falls which is situated in an artificially created mountain.

Best Time to visit: The summer months of April and May are the perfect time to visit and get out of the humid climate with the splash of cool water.

How to reach: From the main city of Kolkata it will take you 1-1.5 hours to reach by car.

 

7. Ramoji Film City

Ramoji Film City

 

This film complex has a history of filming the most iconic movies of Bollywood. Today it has turned into a beautiful amusement park for families who are movie lovers. Not only this, the complex has live shows, an ecozone with bird parks. There is also an adventure park where you can enjoy bungee jumping, paintball shooting, zorbing etc. The complex hosts special events during Diwali.

Best Time to visit: From November to March is the best time to visit this beautiful film complex.

How to reach: Located in Hyderabad, the complex is easily accessible by public vehicles or a private car.

 

8. Wonderla Kochi

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Located at a side of the hill Pallikara, Wonderla Kochi is a beautiful amusement park amidst nature and the lush green scene of Kochi. It is a good escape from the humid climate of Kochi. The amusement park has water rides, rides for families and toddlers.

The most thrilling is the boat ride in a cave where you can see all the spooky creatures and then the ride ends with a splashing down dutch a pool. The amusement park also has a 3D movie theatre.

Best Time to visit: The summer months of April and May are the perfect time to visit and have fun in the water rides.

How to reach: Well, since it is located on a hillside, a private vehicle from Kochi is the best way to reach the amusement park.

9.  World of Wonders, Noida

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This is a perfect getaway from the hustle of Delhi. This amusement park is ideal for a weekend with family and friends. It has numerous rides and restaurants. You can even groove to funky music on the dance floor. The amusement park has reserved spots for family events, birthday parties, and conferences.

Best time to visit: The park is open year round, but the best time will be during the autumn months of September and October, and then in spring, starting from March till April.

How to reach: From Noida, it is easily accessible via public and private transport. From Delhi or Gurgaon, one has to take metro till Noida and then reach the park via auto or cab.

 

10.  Maniar Wonderland, Ahmedabad

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This amusement park located in Sarkhej is a beautiful representation of a fantasy world. The place has a unique Snow Park and some cool rides. It is one of the best ways for kids which can spend their summer vacation in Ahmedabad with splashing in the pool or having a snow fight.

Best time to visit: The summer months of May till July is the ideal time to visit.

How to reach: Taking a private vehicle from Ahmedabad to Sarkhej is the best way to reach the amusement park.

 

Take a break from your routine life and go for fun at an amusement park with your family. The above list would be helpful to choose your destination.

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