The practice of honeymoon began as early as the 19th century in Great Britain. When senior couples got married, they used to visit distant relatives. This practice has become increasingly popular in today’s era. Immediately after the wedding, the couples go on trips. In India with its beauty, diversity, and splendor, offers treasures to discover. Let’s take a look at 10 best places for honeymooners in India.
Honeymoon in Darjeeling
Located in West Bengal, in the arms of the Little Himalayas, Darjeeling is often referred to as the Queen of the Hills. It is one of the most picturesque and peaceful places for honeymoon with a pleasantly cool climate and panoramic Kanchenjunga. Nearby attractions include the Tiger Hill rock garden and sunrise, Batasia Loop, Peace pagoda, Singamari cable car, etc. You can go for activities like climbing and paragliding in the area. A trip to the UNESCO World Heritage Site is a must. While summer is the perfect time for couples, you can also choose winter months to enjoy a romantic vacation in Darjeeling.
Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh, has always been a honeymoon destination, with a romantic atmosphere, plush hills, snowy peaks. The British architecture and a shopping center next to temples, monasteries, and churches make this beautiful station even more attractive.
Kulu and Manali, with lots of greenery and vast scenery, are must-visit places in Himachal Pradesh. It is one of the best places for a journey full of activities, such as hiking, skiing, trekking, mountain climbing, paragliding, cycling, fishing, and rafting. All of them are open to tourists from October to February.
For a honeymoon that makes you feel like a member of the royal family, Rajasthan is undoubtedly the perfect place. The very royal Udaipur has palaces, Havelis and temples along winding, rustic roads. Couples can cross calm lakes here. The majestic Jaisalmer is a luxurious destination in the desert with camel and elephant rides and many other attractions. Other places worth visiting are Mount Abu, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Bikaner. The best time to visit Rajasthan, especially Jaisalmer, is October to February, and the desert festival takes place in January for three days.
Whether it’s a spiritual couple or a nature lover, Tamil Nadu is the place for a loving honeymoon. The period from October to November and from January to May is ideal for exploring the evergreen forests of Valparai, the Anaimalai Tiger Reserve and similar national parks or nature reserves. You can also visit the temple of Arunachala or Ramana Ashram in Tiruvannamalai from February to August.
If you are visiting Kerala in October and June, located on the Nilgiri hills, with botanical gardens, a rose garden, Glen Morgan Tea Garden and Dodabetta Peak, Ooty is a lovers paradise.
Gujarat is a beautiful, colorful place for a honeymoon in India. Here history, architecture, and culture keep the best example of diversity. From December to February, Kutch is a place where young people meet. Would you like to shop and would like to choose traditional tables and bags for the mirror, home furnishings or accessories with Kutchi embroidery and silver jewelry? Bhuj and its surroundings are great for shopping. Kutch comes with folk music during Rann Utsav through moonlit nights. Colorful desert with white sand and nature reserves add significant beauty to the spectacular vies of Kutch.
Goa is an exotic combination of fun and beauty that offers each new couple an unforgettable honeymoon. This place is blessed with warm suns, golden beaches, endless sea, and endless coconut palms. Adventurous couples can choose from water sports activities like sea fishing, windsurfing, etc. This place offers the best seafood, Goan sausages or vindaloo pork in combination with feni or other drinks in the beach huts. Summer and winter are ideal for a great holiday in Goa.
For the adventurous couple, November-March is ideal to visit this great place for the honeymoon with ski workshops and snowy peaks. For more romantic and calmer couples there is the picturesque and beautiful Nainital lake, cable car, Jim Corbett National Park, etc. Couples can also take a trip to Mukteshwar that offers apples, pears, plums, apricots and peaches from orchards and food farms, as well as excellent chocolates at Mountain Trails, all year round.
Jammu and Kashmir
The summer capital of the state, Srinagar, offers lakes with shimmering waves, lush and divine valleys and high mountains, including the exotic Srinagar with houseboats and Mughal gardens. These make Kashmiri Venice one of the most desirable honeymoon destinations in India.
The winter capital of Jammu offers fortresses, temples, and caves. While Son Marg, Gul Marg, Pahalgam are picturesque. Couples can wander towards Ladakh and visit Kargil. Don’t forget to choose Pashmina sashes!
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The idea to spend a honeymoon on an island surrounded by water is romantic indeed. Whether in summer or winter, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are one of the best destinations for honeymooners. It is exotic and private, with an overwhelming repertoire of flora and fauna, from living in the jungle and hills to colorful fish and sunken ships to delicious cuisine and accommodation. There are a lot of activities that you can enjoy here. It includes water-skiing, windsurfing, motorboats, glass-bottomed boat rides and much more. For lovers of undersea walks, Havelock is an ideal place for diving.
Kerala is growing beautifully, whether in summer or winter and is India’s favorite honeymoon. To relax in the sunshine, there is Kovalam beach. For a romantic cruise ride, you can visit Alleppey. Munnar and Wayanad, located in the hills, deserve a visit for a wonderful love trip. You can discover backwaters in the network of lakes, canals, and rivers. For traditional holidays with dense vegetation, eclectic biology and gentleness of rural culture, Kerala is the ultimate destination!
The honeymoon is a very important part of life for every young couple. An extended chance for a sophisticated wedding and its preparation, as well as the fear of starting a new life with a new person, can make a person a little exhausted and stressed. So, the honeymoon is the perfect way to relax and get to know each other better.
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