Incredibly Romantic Honeymoon Destinations in India

By | January 1, 2016

So you have finally decided to the knot and take your romantic relationship to another level. Great! Now it is time to plan for honeymoon vacations. With so many incredible ptions available in India, choosing any one destination can be a huge task.

Confused? Don’t worry! Here’s a jaw dropping list of some of the most hoplessly romantic honeymoon destinations of India. The beauty of these places will leave you yearning for more:

1. Goa – The Land of Romance
Goa
Goa is a beautiful destination fit for all occasions and celebrations! A favourite among honeymooners and party lovers, simply relax and spend some time with your partner besides the beautiful beaches and a memorable intimate stay in one of the exquisitely built resorts. Right from adventure activities, water sports, panoramic beaches, sparkling nightlife, shopping, and casinos, Goa will treat you with the best of all.

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to January

Things to Do: Casino, Partying, Beach bathing, sightseeing, shopping, and relish sea food.

How to Reach: The beautiful place is easily accessible by air, road, and rail from all major cities of India.

Major Attractions: Baga Beach, Aguada Beach, Arambol Beach, Calangute Beach, Bats Island, Tito’s Street, and Curlies.

2. Srinagar – Paradise for Honeymooners
srinagar
For several decades, Srinagar has served as the top honeymoon destination of India. Reckoned for bewitching undulating mountains, resplendent lakes, and salubrious weather, Srinagar impeccably captivates couples from all over the nation and abroad. A cosy ride in the Shikara Ride will make your honeymoon a memorable affair. The state makes special arrangements for honeymoon couples in these exquisitely built mini-hotels (house boats). A stay in shikara can be extremely romantic and memorable.

Major attractions: Mughal Gardens, Charar-i-Shareef, Dal Lake, Nagin Lake, Shankarcharya Temple, Hazratbal Shrine, Aru Valley, Betaab valley, Baisaran, and Chandanwari.

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: Srinagar is a year-round destination.

Things to Do: Shikara ride, relish Kashmiri cuisines, stay in luxurious house boat in Dal lake, play golf, go shopping.

How to Reach: Sheikh ul Alam Airport of Srinagar is well connected to the airports of all major cities of the nation. You can also take JKSRTC deluxe buses to travel to the city. The nearest railway station is Jammu around 290 kilometres.

3. Dalhousie – Enjoy Honeymoon the Colonial Style
Dalhousie India
Rightly referred to as the summer honeymoon destination of India, the picturesque hill station is perched well at an altitude of 2036m. The hill station once served as a British Summer Retreat of ancient India. The structures built all around in colonial style makes it a beautiful place to be. Once here, you could not resist falling for the lush rolling hills, tall pine, beautiful oak, and amazing deodar trees. The awe inspiring surroundings make it an ideal site to spend quality time with your partner.

Major attractions: Subash Baoli, Panchpula, Kalatope, Bakrota Hills, Dainkund, and Bara Pathar.

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: March, April, May, June, October, and November

Things to Do: Stroll around with partner, relax, trekking, and sightseeing

How to Reach: The nearest airport is Dharamsala (120kms) and nearest railway station Pathankot (80kms).

4. Kullu – Honeymooning in the Picturesque Valley
Kullu
If you have never been to Kullu, it is hgh time you visit the beautiful site. One of the highly reckoned destinations for honeymooners, you must visit this scenic location in Himachal Pradesh to make your honeymoon a memorable affair for a lifetime. Replete with tranquil ambiance, scenic alpine mountains, and breathtaking views, you would want to stay here forever. Lying conveniently besides the banks of Beas River, you and your partner will love to spend quality time with each other exploring places and exquisite sites including Shoja, Kasol, and Naggar. The hotels are comfortable and affordable.

Major attractions: Rohtang Pass, Great Himalayan National Park, Solang Valley, Hidimba Devi Temple, Bhrigu Lake, Pandoh Dam, Manali Sanctuary, Pin Valley National Park.

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: Spetember to June.

Things to Do: Trekking, trout fishing, hot springs, rafting, paragliding, and sightseeing.

How to Reach: You can visit Kullu by Volvo bus, flights for Kullu by air from Delhi Airport & Airhimalayas. The nearest Railway Station is at Chandigarh.

5. Pahalgam – Beauty at Its Best
Pahalgam
Deemed as one of the top honeymoon destinations of the country, the pride of Kashmir is revered widely among honeymoon couples for its picturesque ambiance, tranquil valley, and gushing rivers. You would simply love to be in a dreamland with your partner. Starting a new life in the scenic valley of Pahalgam will be a memorable experience. The place has several resorts and hotels. Romance floats in the air in Pahalgam.

Major attractions: Betaab Valley, Tulian Lake, Pahalgam Golf Course, Aru Valley, and Chandanwari.

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: March to November are known to be the best months to visit Pahalgam.

Things to Do: Paragliding, river rafting, and camping are some of the activities you can enjoy with your partner.

How to Reach: Pahalgam is well connected to all major cities of India by air, road and rail. Srinagar airport is the closest domestic airport to Pahalgam (95 kilometres).

6. Leh – Adventurous Honeymooning
Leh
The scenic Leh serves as a perfect paradise for adventure lovers. You and your partner will fall for its impeccable and bewitching beauty. The perfect environment and cosy amboance of resorts and hotels make Leh a wonderful destination for honeymoon lovers. Most couples are allured by the incredible beauty of the landscape. Widely celebrated as the oasis of desert, Leh is home to several soothing monasteries and quaint lakes situated at high altitudes. Picturesque location, salubrious weather, and unparalleled beauty of Leh will make you visit Leh again.

Major Attractions: Namgyal Tsemo Monastery, Leh Palace, Zoravar Fort, Thiksey Monastery, Shanti Stupa, Alchi, Hemis, Phyang, Stok, Tso Moriri Lakes, Tso Kar Lakes, and Pangong Tso Lakes

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: April to June and Spetember to October are the best months to visit Leh.

Things to Do: White water rafting at Zanskar, trekking at Markha valley, Yak safari, camping and much more.

How to Reach: Indian Airlines operates around 3 regular flight between Leh and Delhi, (2 from Jammu and 1 from Srinagar). Jet Airways has 6 flights in a week between Leh – Delhi.

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