Honeymoon Destinations

10 Most Romantic & Pocket-friendly Honeymoon Destinations in India

| November 15, 2018 | Destinations

You have spent sleepless nights planning your wedding– from the decorations to the invitees, you have taken care of probably every odd thing. Amidst all other important things, have you planned your honeymoon yet? If your answer is a no, well, there is nothing to worry here you have a list of all the romantic and budget-friendly honeymoon destinations in India.

India is a land of diversified culture and traditions. You probably haven’t yet discovered her thoroughly. Keeping aside Taj Mahal and the Northeastern part of India, you have multiple options to choose from for your honeymoon.

1. Munnar, Kerala:

Kerala has a charm that will keep you longing for more and more simply because the delightful backwaters is irresistible. Kerala has a plethora of mountains and lakes, coffee plantations and spices. Take a walk with your partner besides the luscious green fields or spend quality time in the porch of one of the cottages.

What to do:

To ignite the romance between you and your partner, you can indulge in romantic spa sessions or ride a houseboat while your stay in Alleppey. You can also enjoy the setting of the sun while sitting together beside Chinese catamarans.

Best time to visit:

Though monsoon is the best time to visit Munnar, you could also get enjoy a pleasant weather during the summer months.

How to reach:

If you choose to reach by air, Cochin will be the nearest airport. However, for a journey by train, you would be going by Aluva.

2. Gulmarg, Kashmir:

Well, this place and give Switzerland a run for the money. With the white snow and cold weather, you will end up cozying in front of a fire. Explore the local flavor and enjoy the panoramic views with your beloved and you will realize why Kashmir to heaven.

What to do:

Dal Lake coupled with your romance will be no less than a Bollywood movie scene. Enjoy viewing the beauty of Gulmarg from a height of 14,000 ft in the Gondola ride. To experience some fresh and awesome strawberries run-up to the Strawberry Valley in Gulmarg.

 

Best time to visit:

If you want to feel nature, the months of April, May, and June would be suitable. While, if you are planning to go skiing then December to mid- March is when you should head off.

How to reach:

Gulmarg is a well-connected place. The nearest airport is Srinagar. Jammu is the nearest railway station. Gulmarg is also well connected with regular bus services from Srinagar, Sonmarg and neighboring towns.

3. Udaipur, Rajasthan:

We have been introduced to the royalty of Udaipur on several occasions through Bollywood films. Well, if you ask if Udaipur is as royal as shown in the movies, then the answer is, yes, it is! It is one of the most romantic destinations in India. You will be experiencing the royal life with your partner while walking through the forts of Udaipur.

What to do:

Udaipur has plenty to offer you. You will definitely take back a honeymoon worth remembering. You can indulge in some post-wedding photography at one of the forts at Udaipur or simply enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola while watching the sunset.

Best time to visit:

The best time to visit Udaipur would be between the months of September and March.

How to reach:

The nearest airport, Maharana Pratap Airport is situated 20 km away. Udaipur Railway is well connected to major cities in India. There is a well-established bus network too.

4. Goa:

Often you might have planned a Goa trip with your college buddies and if that has not materialized, then this is your chance. Though you won’t have your friends, no matter you have your partner for life. This place has everything to make sure your honeymoon phase never ends.

What to do:

Watch the sunset together at Dona Paula beach. You can take a 60 km drive to see the very famous Dudhsagar Falls. If you are an adventure freak, Goa has Paragliding, Scuba Diving, Water scooter rides for you. Nothing can be more romantic than walking hand-in-hand with your partner on the white sand or spend the night at some of the finest nightclubs in Goa.

Best time to visit:

To enjoy the best weather, Goa should be visited between October and mid- February. However, you can also visit the place from July to August.

How to reach:

Flights are available till Dabolim airport which is 29 km away from Panjim, the capital of Goa. For those who would travel by train, you can get down at Thivim or Mormugao.

5. Andaman Islands:


Andaman should feature on every honeymooner’s list. It happens to be the ideal place for honeymoon in India. The beauty of the lighthouse or a walk on Asia’s best beaches can defeat Thailand or Maldives. This is the perfect place for couples who want to make some beautiful memories.

What to do:

The mesmerizing sunsets are something not to be missed. Mention worthy is the one at Sunset Point which happens to be on the Western side of the beach. What could be more romantic than a candlelight dinner on the beach? You are never going to forget this experience in your life.

Best time to visit:

The best time to enjoy Andamans is during the summer months.

How to reach:

You can simply fly till Port Blair or you can take a water ride from Kolkata or Chennai.

6. Manali:

If you are an adventure freak, Manali is the right place for you. Indulge in some serious adventures on the Himalayan peaks. The pleasant snowy weather is sure to heighten the romance between you.

What to do:

When in Manali, you cannot miss the chance to experience snow at Rohtang Pass. For your adventurous experiences, you can enjoy River Rafting, Paragliding, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Jeep Safari, Camping, Trekking, and other such sports on the Solang Valley.

Best time to visit:

To experience the chilly winter the suitable time would be October to February. To experience the pleasant summer weather visit the place between March to May.

How to reach:

If you are traveling by air, you will reach Bhuntar airport from where Manali is a 50 km drive. Or, you can opt for buses that are well connected with Shimla, Kullu, Dharamshala, and New Delhi. You can also travel by car from New Delhi, which would be a 550 km drive.

7. Ladakh:

This is another place that could reveal your adventurous side to your partner. This is the perfect place to explore nature’s beauty on the lap of steep roads.

What to do:

Ladakh = bike riding, so, experience the highest motorable roads and enjoy the snowfall at Khardung La. Skip hotel stays and enjoy one-night camping under the bare sky.

Best time to visit:

April to June is the peak time of visiting Ladakh. The warm sun rays make it a pleasant weather to enjoy.

How to reach:

You can take flights from Delhi or Srinagar to Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport. Or to enjoy a thrilling experience, you can take the Manali to Leh road journey which is a 437 km distance.

8. Coorg, Karnataka:

Referred to as the Scotland of India, Coorg is the hill station located in Karnataka. This is the perfect place to cuddle in nature’s lap while being surrounded by the aroma of coffee.

What to do:

Experience the beautiful combination of nature and wildlife at the Nagarhole National Park. Enjoy the mesmerizing Abbey Falls. Go for a trek at the Brahmagiri peak to explore nature.

Best time to visit:

March and April would be the best months to visit Coorg. While if you want a tinge of adventure added, October to April would be the best.

How to reach:

The nearest airports would be Mangalore Domestic Airport and Bangalore International Airport. For those taking trains, Mysore Railway Station would be the suitable option. You can also take a bus from Bangalore, Mysore or Mangalore.

9. Ooty:

Ooty is a place for your dreams to come true. It is one of the best locations to start your romance.

What to do:

The winding roads, steep bends, luscious green tea estates are some of the things that you cannot take your eyes off from. The Ooty Lake, Botanical Garden are some of the places that are going to keep to engrossed.

Best time to visit:

Ooty can be visited any time of the year. However, the best time would be the months between April to June and September to November.

How to reach:

The nearest airport is Coimbatore. Regular trains are available from Mettupalayam.

10. Nainital:

The beauty of Naini lake is enough to describe Nainital. This place is no less than a paradise if you are on a honeymoon for 2 to 3 days. Nainital is one of the places to heighten your love and romance.

What to do:

There are ample things to do in Nainital. You could visit the Naini Lake as that is one of the main attractions of Nainital. Apart from that, you have Naina Devi Temple, Kainchi Dham, Naina Peak. the Eco Cave Garden, Tiffin Top are some of the natural sites to visit.

Best time to visit:

The best time to visit Nainital would be during the summer months i.e March to June.  

How to reach:

You have Kathgodam Station at a distance of a mere 34 km. the nearest airport is Pantnagar. Buses are also available from Delhi, Noida, and Ghaziabad.

Once you are done with the wedding plannings, it’s time to choose the best destination for the most romantic and memorable honeymoon.

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