23 Best Places to Enjoy Your Honeymoon in India
They say that marriages are made in heaven! Yes, but to work out on how to keep a marriage both healthy and happy depends on the persons getting hitched! Love, care, understanding and compassion are the basic elements of a marriage to sustain the longest. As for us, the mortal humans, a marriage starts with spending a quality time with the spouse at a place of choice, which is essentially called the honeymoon. India as a county offers some of the most divers naturally blessed places which can make these journeys unforgettably beautiful.
Check out the best honeymoon destinations in India:
1. Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir
One of the most romantic places on the earth, Srinagar in Jammu & Kashmir is all about romance and mushy affairs. Be it floating aimlessly on a serene lake on a beautiful Shikara or just getting engrossed in the beauty of nature, Srinagar would just mesmerize you with its stunning beauty making your romantic vacation an unforgettable one.
2. Udaipur, Rajasthan
A place for all the royal splendour and a beautiful lake called Pichola
, Udaipur would be a perfect destination for your honeymoon. If luxury is your way of celebrating romantic moments with your spouse, there is no other place than like Udaipur. You can spend a romantic day boating on the lake, or just get indulged in an exotic evening at the floating paradise of Taj Lake Palace
or simply can roam around the city with your loved one and experience the royal grandeur of the city.
Celebration always gets redefined at Goa! Anytime, any season, with or without reason, Goa is a place for those enthusiastic souls in search of finding a colourful vacation filled with party, romantic beach walk or adventurous water sports. So, for the fun-loving, vibrant couples raring to get out for their honeymoon trip, Goa would be your place!
4. Alleppey, Kerala
One of the most romantic destinations in India
, Alleppey gives ample opportunities to make your special moments spent in sheer tranquility set amidst the beautiful natural backdrop. You can translate your honeymoon into a majestic one by spending some quality time with your partner on a luxurious cruise through the serene lake surrounded by rows of coconut trees and exceptionally beautiful greenery.
5. Kovalam, Kerala
One among the top most popular honeymoon destinations in India, Kovalam is truly for those wanting an intimate holiday. Though you can opt for several activities to make your trip interesting, but for those in search of a laid-back vacation can keep on walking on the serene beach with your spouse or just sit on sea-shore to embrace the moment of happiness.
6. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
Unending waves of sands, beautiful sunset amid the small sand dunes
, exceptional ride on the back of the desert-ship, night spent under the open sky inside the tents and some colourful entertainment from the local people; Jaisalmer is the place where you can take your honeymoon break to another level of excellence.
7. Havelock, Andaman & Nicobar IslandsAndaman & Nicobar Islands
are the ideal places for the couples seeking their honeymoon vacation to become an adventurous one and at the same time full of extraordinary natural splendour. And Havelock is the most apt place in the islands for such experience.
8. Coorg, Karnataka
Popularly known as the Scotland of South India, Coorg is always a special destination for the romantic couples especially on their honeymoon trips. The winding hilly roads, lush green forests snuggled on the mountains, natural waterfalls and the most desired company of your loved one- honeymoon can never be so romantic.
9. Nainital, Uttaranchal
This all-time-favourite hill station serious has an old-school charm which actually lures the couples to celebrate the beginning of their nuptial journey from here. Everything from boating at the beautiful Naini Lake, the rope-way ride or enjoying the majestic Himalayas, Nainital
is truly a place for absolute romance.
10. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Those snow clad mountains, those charming greenery filled with oaks, pines and rhododendrons, Shimla has always been a honeymoon hotspot be in during the ‘50s or in the 2015. This evergreen beautiful place is perfect for the couples to spend some cozy moments with their mates on the lap of the stunning nature, forgetting all the chaos of urban settlements.
11. Lakshadweep Islands
Islands would take your heart away with the diverse opportunities it would offer to you to make your honeymoon an unforgettable experience. The salubrious weather just adds on to the astonishing surroundings. Moreover, adventure craving couples would also have some brilliant chances to satiate their thirst.
12. Ooty, Tamil Nadu
Sprawled on the eve beautiful Nilgiri Hill, Ooty
would be a perfect honeymoon destinations for the couples looking for a quiet and an intimate gateway. Ooty offers the overwhelmingly stunning mountains, the lush green tea and coffee estates, the small natural falls, some mesmerizing lakes and the abundance of the mountain floras and faunas which turn every moment of your honeymoon into a splendid memory.
13. Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir
Why not start the journey of your conjugal bonding from the ‘Meadow of Flowers’ itself? Gulmarg, the stunning town in Jammu & Kashmir is also considered the heaven for the winter sports. Set amongst the most amazing natural beauty, Gulmarg is any day an ideal choice as the honeymoon destination.
14. Munnar, Kerala
Munnar is the place where love never gets fade away, rather blooms in manifolds. This exceptionally beautiful place covered in mighty mountains, lush tea plantations and some amazing falls is a paradise for the couples on their honeymoon vacation.
15. Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu
One of the most popular hill stations in South India Kodaikanal is very aptly called the ‘Princess of Hills’. Kodaikanal or the ‘Gift of the Forest’ as it means in Tamil language serves as a stunning tourist spot in Tamil Nadu. The majestic hills surrounding the valley, the never ending grassland, a beautiful flower meadow, some breathtaking falls, lush green shoal forests and rows of huge Eucalyptus trees make Kodaikanal a perfect honeymoon destination.
16. Puri, Odisha
Considered as one of the most sacred cities in India, Puri
in Odisha can also be a great honeymoon destination for the couples who love both natural and cultural splendour. Puri has a beautiful beach, perfect for a romantic vacation with your beloved; it also has numerable heritage sites such as the stunning Sun Temple at Konark and its amazing sculptures. Not only that, to complement the trip, you can also visit the Lake Chilika
, one of the most serene and beautiful lakes in India which is also a heaven for thousands of migratory birds. So, couples...start packing!
17. Ranikhet, Uttaranchal
Among so many other beautiful places in Uttaranchal, Ranikhet has its own unique charm, a quaint one. Ranikhet which literally means the ‘Queen’s Meadow” is a popular tourist destination in the state which would also be a great honeymooning place for the newly-wedded couples. The majestic mountains, the magnificent rows of pines and oaks, the chirping of some unknown birds, the winding mountain road and a beautiful salubrious ambiance-what more you ask for celebrating your togetherness in a beautiful way!
18. Daman & Diu
The coastal town near Gujarat, Daman ad the small islet in the Arabian Sea, Diu together form the second smallest Union Territory in India. Both the towns provide some of the best beaches in the country which are luckily less popular. So, the serenity has yet not been under the threat of chaotic crowds which automatically makes them the perfect choice as your honeymoon destination. Hence, we advice, you should not miss a long walk on the Nagoa beach in Diu and on the Devka beach in Daman or the beautiful sunset moments at Gomptimata or Chakratirth to make your trip the most romantic one.
19. Tawang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh
Some beautiful lakes originated from the earth-quakes happened eons ago, surrounded by the majestic mountains, fringed by the eye-soothing greenery; Tawang Valley is surely the road to heaven. And if you’re on a honeymoon vacation, this would be a truly wise choice as a very few places are there in India which offers such lovely natural diversities wrapped up in sheer tranquility. The very first romantic holiday at Tawang with your loved one would be a unforgettable one, we bet!
20. Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Undoubtedly one of the most sought after honeymoon destinations in India, Manali
poses for an amazing place to celebrate your special moments. Located at the ever beautiful Beas River Valley in Kullu district at an altitude of 2050 m, Manali is totally for romance, adventure and getting close to the nature.
21. Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh
Like many other colonial hill-stations set up during the British rule, Kasauli is also a beautifully scenic place in Himachal Pradesh. But what makes Kasauli stand apart is that the town is not much explored like Shimla, Musoorie etc. hence it still provides the much needed tranquility and calmness for a couple spending time together for the first time.
22. Mount Abu, Rajasthan
If the name Rajasthan instantly creates happiness in your mind but still you do wish to spend the first couple of days with your better-half in a tranquil and cool place, Mount Abu
would be the best choice. Mount Abu is one of the most popular and most beautiful hill-stations in the Aravalli Range. It is famously known as the ‘oasis in the desert’.
With the unending strolls along the meandering slopes, observing the enchanting twilight to enshroud the town during the Sunset at the honeymoon point, or just getting absorbed into each others company, Mount Abu would offer you some amazing moments to make your first togetherness a memorable one.
23. McLeodganj, Himachal Pradesh
Located on the lap of beautiful Kangra valley surrounded by the mighty Dhauladhar range, McLeod Ganj is a stunningly beautiful place to head for your first travel together. Mcleodganj
is not just a wonderful hill-station; it is also an important Buddhist centre as the city boasts the residence of the Dalai Lama, the chief monk of ‘Yellow Hat’ school of Tibetan Buddhism. The beautiful amalgamation of the local and the Tibetan culture has influenced the overall cultural aspects of McLeod Ganj. The natural beauty and the cultural heritage would enrich the soul of any romantic-couple.