Honeymoon – A new start to every couples’ life, a romantic vacation to get to know each other better and more importantly the best time to spend with each other as you travel through some of the best places in the world. Celebrating love and togetherness in the most exotic and romantic destinations is every couple’s wish; although choosing a destination that suits the characteristics of both personalities can be a bit of a challenge! India, with its beauty and stunning scenic places, is a hot pick for honeymooners. However, being a vast country, it is exhausting to explore and pick one destination that can be ideal for your honeymoon getaway. So without any further ado, let us present to you the ‘Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations in India’ that you must definitely consider for the new beginning of your lives:
Located in the Bay of Bengal, between India and Myanmar, lie the gorgeous Andaman & Nicobar Islands. A haven for couples, this alluring destination offers you idyllic, picturesque views with white sands, crystal blue waters, a beautiful marine life and a perfect ambience to go with it. You can enjoy romantic walks on serene beaches with your loved one, thrilling water rides and adventure sports, and get to know your other half, better over a romantic candlelight dinner. Andaman & Nicobar Islands are the most sought after honeymoon destinations in India. Some of the places that you could visit are:
Port Blair: A place with rustic charm, beautiful sea views and mesmerizing sunsets, Port Blair is one of the top tourist destinations in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Enjoy a beautiful walk on the golden sands or a candle-light dinner near the seaside with your significant other. Port Blair is a must-visit when you think of planning perfect honeymoon packages to Andaman & Nicobar islands.
Havelock Island: A hidden gem in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Havelock Island is a heaven for honeymooners. With stunning beaches and exciting water sports, you can enjoy the best of both, serenity and adventure at Havelock Island.
Neil Island: For couples who want to spend some time alone, Neil Island is the perfect place to go! Secluded and serene, Neil Island has pristine beaches and shimmering waters for couples to enjoy on their own as time slowly passes by. Enjoy customized honeymoon packages in India with prices for couple at Neil Island!
Also known as the ‘Scotland of India’, Coorg is a utopian destination for couples who would like a tranquil, slow-paced destination to enjoy their time with each other. With charming views from the mountains and beautiful picturesque spots to create and capture a bundle-full of memories, Coorg is just the place for your honeymoon destination. Some of the places that you can visit in Coorg are:
Abbey Falls: Located between coffee plantations and lush green forests, the Abbey Falls is a beautiful waterfall located near Madikeri. Couples can capture wonderful pictures with the backdrop of the waterfall cascading from a height and plummeting in the river below. For this one-of-a-kind experience, indulge in the best Coorg honeymoon packages in India!
Raja’s Seat: One of the popular tourist spots in Coorg, Raja’s Seat offers you the most scenic views with mesmerizing sunsets and lush green valleys! Enjoy a quiet moment with your loved one at this beautiful spot and let nature do the talking!
Madikeri Fort: Madikeri Fort, one of the many forts rebuilt by Tipu Sultan, offers you an insight into the rich history of Coorg. Walk around and enjoy the sights from atop the fort. Discover for yourself the pristine beauty of this destination and plan ideal honeymoon tour packages to the land of stunning greenery and lush coffee plantations, Coorg!
One of the best honeymoon destinations in India, Manali offers you an array of places and attractions to enjoy with your loved one! Enjoy the romantic scenery, exciting adventure sports or just snuggle up together with a hot cup of coffee; Manali is a true paradise where you can find ample opportunities to fall in love! The best places to visit in and around Manali are:
Hidimba Temple – A beautiful temple built in the serenity of nature, this temple is dedicated to Goddess Hidimba, wife of Bhima. The Hidimba temple has come into the spotlight due to the movie ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Diwaani’. Few scenes of the movie were shot at this beautiful location. You can plan a similar trip too, with our honeymoon packages.
Solang Valley – For couples who love adventure sports, Solang Valley is a natural paradise offering you various sports to try such as paragliding, skiing, tobogganing and zorbing.
Kullu Valley – A trip to Kullu Valley is just what you need to complete your honeymoon in Manali. Charming and majestic views coupled with the best of adventure sports, Kullu Valley is the perfect honeymoon destination and a must-visit near Manali. Check out our honeymoon packages for Manali right here and be amazed by the wondrous landscapes that it has to offer!
Lush green plantations, misty mountains, scenic views and just the two of you. Now doesn’t that sound romantic and just the way you would like it to be on your honeymoon? Mesmerizing would be the word if we ever have to describe Munnar. A heaven-hidden in God’s own country, Munnar is one of the best honeymoon destinations and has beautiful places to go around with your significant other.
Top Station – This heavenly place is situated in the midst of three mountain ranges and offers a panoramic view of the Western Ghats and the valley of Theni district. This place is the perfect backdrop to capture all your moments together.
Eravikulam National Park – A paradise and only one of its kind in Kerala, this national park houses the endangered Nilgiri Thar. The hills around this national park are a sight to behold! Enjoy a delightful time with your partner as you visit this marvellous wonder.
Sri Subramanya Temple – Why not end your trip in Munnar with the blessings of Lord Muruga? Sri Subramanya Temple is located in Silent Valleys and is surrounded by lush green trees and hills, making it one of the most serene places to visit in Munnar. For couples wanting a serene getaway, Munnar is one of the best honeymoon places in India and you can find the best honeymoon packages in India with prices for couple here!
Mussoorie is deemed to be one of the best honeymoon destinations in India. With a pleasant, calm climate and a beautiful atmosphere, Mussoorie is the honeymooners’ paradise! You can visit some of the most spell-binding places in Mussoorie, which include:
Lake Mussoorie – Breath-taking, is the only word which will cross your mind here! An artificial lake surrounded by hills, Lake Mussoorie is the best place for honeymooners to cherish each other’s company. Apart from boating, couples can enjoy a tranquil moment with each other on a backdrop of the most picturesque views.
Kempty Falls – The beauty of this waterfall lies in the simplicity of it. Water cascading down the rugged mountains is sure to take your breath away. Drench in this stunning waterfall with your beloved and enjoy the moment as nature hits the pause button. Experience this beautiful spot with Mussoorie honeymoon packages in India that can be customized to your requirement!
Lal Tibba – A post-card perfect view of the snow-capped mountains and a misty horizon! This place is the best honeymoon place in Mussoorie for couples wanting to enjoy nature and mesmerizing sights! Sink in the bliss of Mussoorie and cherish the scenic views. Mussoorie is the perfect place to spend your honeymoon and start a new life with your significant other! So, what are you waiting for? Check out our best honeymoon packages that can be customized as per your requirement!
Also known as ‘The French Riviera of the East’ this quintessential French colony is a beautiful honeymoon destination in India that is preferred by couples wanting to spend time with each other on beautiful beaches with splendid views. Some of the best places that you can visit in Pondicherry are:
Serenity Beach: With golden sands, shimmering water, pristine sunsets and scenic views, the Serenity Beach is one of the best places for couples to enjoy each other’s company. Enjoy a boat ride or learn surfing at this popular beach, or just sit on the sand with your partner savouring the pleasant moment.
Auroville: An experimental township founded by a spiritual leader where men and women of all countries, caste, creed, and religions can live in harmony and unity. Visit this tranquil community with your partner, enjoy the aura as serenity surrounds you. Explore the ‘City of Dawn’ or ‘City of Future’ as some call it, as part of our customized honeymoon packages.
Promenade: Enjoy a romantic walk in the evening with your beloved at this beachside with the backdrop of the azure blue waves crashing against the rugged rocks and a mesmerizing sunset. Stroll through the ‘Promenade’ and look for honeymoon packages in India with our customized holidays!
A lovely hill station tucked away in the Himalayan region, Shimla is a picture-perfect honeymoon destination in India. Also known as the ‘Queen of the Hills’, Shimla is a year-round magnet for tourists. Shimla offers panoramic views, colonial structures and an old world charm. Quaint moments, adventure sports and the best time with the love of your life, is what Shimla promises and delivers! Some of the places that you can visit with your partner are:
Mall Road: Enjoy shopping with your partner at the most famous spot in Shimla. Shop to your heart’s content or just enjoy a hot cup of coffee in one of the cozy cafes.
Kufri: For all the adventure loving couples, Kufri is a haven filled with fun-filled activities as well as rides! You can go on thrilling rides or just play in the snow! Kufri wows you with breath-taking views and amazing rides! Get ready for amazing honeymoon packages with the Kufri winter experience.
The Scandal Point: One of the most popular tourist attractions in Shimla, the Scandal Point has quite a legend to its name. The story goes that the Maharaja of Patiala, Bhupinder Singh fell in love with the daughter of a British Viceroy and eloped with her at the intersection of Mall Road and Ridge Road, which later came to be known as ‘Scandal Point’. They were then banished from entering Shimla by the British. Scandal Point today is visited by many tourists. You can enjoy mesmerizing views of the Himalayan ranges and also enjoy horse-riding in the arena nearby.
Shimla, true to its name, is the queen of the hills with oh-so-beautiful views, perfect weather all year round, making it a top choice in the list of the best honeymoon places in India. You can check out our Shimla honeymoon packages in India with prices for couple here.
Tucked away in the lap of the Himalayas in the second smallest state of India, Sikkim! Synonymous with the word mesmerizing, Sikkim leaves you stupefied at each step and is one of the best honeymoon destinations in India. Nestled on the mountains, away from the humdrum of the city life, this quaint little magical place will act cupid while you fall in love with your partner over and over again. Some of the places that are sure to make you go weak in your knees are:
Gangtok: The capital of Sikkim is situated at over 5000 ft. and is on the eastern side of the Himalayan ranges. Surrounded with majestic mountains, Gangtok is the best place to start your honeymoon with your loved one! Explore the capital city of beautiful Sikkim with honeymoon tour packages that can be customized as per your request and requirement. Check out some of our customized Sikkim packages right here!
Tsomgo Lake: Located at an altitude of 12,400 ft., Tsomgo Lake is an enthralling lake with breath-taking amazing views of the snow-capped mountains. Enjoy beautiful moments with your partner as time stands still at this spectacular location.
Yuksom: The first capital of Sikkim, Yuksom is a small village known for its trekking trails, splendid views of the Khangchendzonga mountains and lush green forests. Enjoy a quiet moment with your partner as you get lost in this fabulous honeymoon destination.
An ancient city since the Mughal era, Agra is one of the most beautiful destinations for a honeymoon. Home to the monument of love, Taj Mahal, Agra is famous amongst honeymooners as well as other tourists due to this architectural wonder. Marvel at the architectural wonders as you wander in this ancient city of love. Some of the places that you must visit on your honeymoon are:
Taj Mahal: One of the Seven Wonders of the World and an epitome of love, the Taj Mahal is visited by honeymooners and tourists alike. Built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, this pristine white mausoleum exudes love and is a perfect example of the Mughal and Persian architecture. For the best experience of the Taj Mahal, be a part of some of the best honeymoon packages that can be customized as per your requirements.
Agra Fort: One of the finest forts in India, the majestic Agra fort defines grandiosity! Wonder at the marvellous fort with your beloved and enjoy splendid views from atop. An incredible experience awaits, as you get a chance to explore Agra with our customized honeymoon tour packages.
Mehtab Bagh: Built at a picturesque location, the Mehtab Bagh is the eleventh and the last of Mughal Gardens to be built. It provides a heavenly view of the magnificent Taj Mahal with wonderful views surrounding it. Enjoy a beautiful stroll at this wonderful garden with your significant other.
We close off this list with the most marvellous place in the state of Rajasthan, Udaipur. Surrounded by the Aravalli ranges and filled with beautiful palaces, Udaipur is a romantic paradise. The city of lakes, as it is popularly known, exudes love and charm. Some of the must-visit places in Udaipur are:
City Palace: Enjoy a beautiful tour of this majestic palace overlooking Lake Pichola and marvel at the grandeur of this wonderful castle while you cherish the taste of the Mewar Kingdom.
Lake Palace: Built on an island in Lake Pichola, this beautiful palace was constructed for the royals to enjoy summer. Today it has been converted into a hotel. Enjoy majestic views with your loved one and stroll near the lake-side while enjoying mesmerizing sunset views.
Bagore – Ki – Haveli: Savour the richness of Rajasthani culture as you walk around in this beautiful haveli. Marvel with your life partner as you understand and wonder at the majestic Rajasthani history and their awe-inspiring culture. Udaipur is the dream destination and Bagore-Ki-Haveli is like the perfect spot to live this dream! Come and experience this beautiful Haveli with honeymoon packages in India that can be customized to your request.
These top 10 honeymoon destinations in India are sure to create unforgettable memories right in the dawn of your new life for you and your beloved partner. Explore new places and fall in love, as you travel with our incredible honeymoon tours to these amazing destinations in India!
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