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Top 10 Romantic Honeymoon Destinations in India



India is one of the best honeymoon destinations like no other in the world, one of the most culturally and geographically diverse countries in the world. India has a lot to offer to travelers of any kind, particularly for travelers visiting India for their honeymoon or romantic getaways. From the lush green pastures of South India to the majestic Himalayas in the Northernmost region of the country, honeymoon in India is a truly romantic and delightful experience for honeymooners and romantic couples alike.

Enjoy the most popular beaches of the coastal areas, ethereal atmosphere in the Romantic Hill Stations of the north, charming deserts of the north-west and the nature blessed north-east, you will be amazed and delighted at every point. Not to forget the rich historical and heritage sights including the beautiful Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world, the splendid temples of Khajuraho or the architecturally wonderful temples of the South.

Honeymoon in India in itself is an experience of a lifetime and there are plenty of choices available depending upon your taste and preferences, when it comes to choosing honeymoon destinations. Below are the top 10 Most Popular Honeymoon Places in India.


Best Honeymoon Places in India


Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The Andaman and Nicobar are a group of some 572 islands, islets and atolls. This island attracts a number of couples towards its azure sea, thick forest, exotic variety of flora and fauna and the colorful coral reefs that create a gorgeous landscape. It is a one of the best honeymoon destinations in India and captivates the young romantic couples with its bewitching beauty. Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the perfect place to give you newly wedded life a great start and create timeless memories.

Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands is between October and May.

How to Reach:
By Air: Flights to Port Blair can be boarded from Chennai.
By Ship: Chennai, Calcutta and Vishakhapatnam offer ships that can take you to Port Blair. The voyage takes around 50 to 60 hours.

Places to Visit: Samudrika marine museum, Mahatma Gandhi marine national park, Radhanagar beach, Elephant beach, Ross and Smith Island, Bharatpur beach, Amkunj beach





Coorg

Coorg

Coorg is located in the Western Ghats in the state of Karnataka. The city gets its splendor from the evergreen forests, enthralling waterfalls, serene streams and rivers and so much more. Coorg is often called the ‘Kashmir of South India’ as it is one of the best hill stations that you will find in Southern part of the country. It is famous around the world for the variety of coffee and tea plantations. Such great beauty makes Coorg one among the top honeymoon destinations in India.

Best time to Visit: Coorg maintains pleasant weather all through the year.

How to Reach:
By Air: The nearest domestic airport is the Mangalore International Airport, about 160 kilometres away. The nearest international airport is in Bengaluru, which is approximately 265 kilometres away.
By Bus: The K.S.R.T.C deluxe buses run daily from Bengaluru, Mysore and Mangalore.
By Rail: The nearest railway station is in Mysore.

Places to Visit:  Abbay Falls, Irupu Falls, Namdroling Nyingmapa Tibetan Monastery and Golden Temple


Darjeeling

Darjeeling

Darjeeling is one of the most popular and one of the most important hill stations in east of India. Situated in the state of West Bengal, it is perched at an elevation of 2,042.2 meters it is one of the best honeymoon destinations in India. the romantic setting of the hills created by tall pine trees and misty clouds along with other scenic features attracts a number of couples to this place. The tea industry and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site are the soul of this city.

Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit this hill station is between April to June and from September to December.

How to Reach: Darjeeling can be reached from New Jalpaiguri, Siliguri or Bagdogra from where you need to travel by road. New Jalpaiguri (NJP) is the nearest major railway junction which is 88kms away from Darjeeling and Bagdogra is the nearest airport which is located at a distance of 94kms. You can take a toy train ride from either NJP or Siliguri through scenic mountain route that takes about 7.5 hrs to reach Darjeeling or you may even board a taxi.

Places to Visit: Senchal Lake, Ghoom Monastery,Mahakal Temple, Observatory Hill, Mountaineering Institute and Darjeeling Zoo, Tiger Hill, Bhutia Busty Monastery and Dhirdham Temple and the toy train.


Goa

Goa

Goa is the most famous beach destination of India. It’s gorgeous landscape created by golden beaches, beautiful rivers and lakes and architectural magnificence makes it a great tourist destination. Goa is flooded with tourists all through the year. The perfect party ground for the young, this beach city is also one of the top honeymoon destinations in India as a lot of young couple prefer a beach honeymoon with a taste of dazzling nightlife.

Best Time to Visit: the best time to visit Goa is between October and March.

How to Reach: Dabolim is the main airport and is situated at a distance of almost 29 kilometers away from Panaji. The neartest railway station is located in located in Margao. You can also take a bus from a number of important cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, Khozikode, Mysore, Ahmedabad and many more.

Places to Visit: Dudhsagar waterfall, Baga Beach, Aguada Beach, Bats Island, Divar Island, Bom Jesus Basilica, Fort Aguada, Chapora Fort.


Gulmarg

Gulmarg

Also called the “Meadow of Flowers”, Gulmarg is a town within the Himalayas and is within miles of the Line of Control between India and Pakistan. The valley is 3 kms long and is full of beautiful flowers like blueberries and daisies. Gulmarg hill station is also famous for its ski and golf resorts and offers you a ride on the world’s second highest cable car. Gulmarg honeymoon destination is very well defines the beauty of Kashmir and its landscape.

Best Time to Visit: November to February is the best time to visit Gulmarg.

How to Reach: The nearest airport lies in Srinagar from where you travel by road. By rail you can reach Jammu and then cover the rest of the distance by road. From Srinagar you can get buses for Gulmarg.

Places to Visit: Gulmarg Gondola, Baba Reshi Shrine, Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, Kongdori and Shark Fin.


Kerala

Kerala

The beauty of Kerala is well defined by its serene backwaters and calm atmosphere. Kerala, the famous honeymoon place in India is also popular for its scenic hill stations, romantic resorts on the backwaters and for beaches in South India. It serves a wonderful place for couples as it is one of the best honeymoon destinations in India. Tall palm trees, delicious sea food, amazing beaches, creative architecture adds to the beauty of Kerala. There is a lot that this place has to offer its visitors and is home to some of the best Ayurvedic spas in the country.

Best Time to Visit Kerala: September to March is the best time to visit Kerala.

How to Reach: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, Cochin International Airport Karipur or Calicut International Airport are the three important airports of Kerala. It is easily accessible by road from any part of the country through National Highways 17, 47 and 49.It has around 200 railway stations which can be reached from all the important cities of India.

Places to Visit in Kerala: Munnar, Wayanad, Aluva, Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary, Kovalam Beach, Periyar National Park, Munroe Island


Mount Abu

Mount Abu

Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan. It lies in the Aravali Range and is well known for its Dilwara Jain Temples that offers you the view of breathtaking sunset. Mount Abu is a great destination for those interested inboth desert and mountain life it is also a great place to get a taste of Rajastha as this city offers you all kinds of authentic Rajasthani good.

Best Time to Visit Mount Abu: November to March is the perfect time to visit Mount Abu.

How to Reach: Abu Road is the nearest railway station just 28 KM from the main city. The nearest airport is Udaipur at a distance of 185 km. It is well connected by road with major cities of the country and the nearest national highway is NH14.

Places to Visit: Nakki Lake, Achalgarh, Guru Shikhar, Peace Park and Adhar Devi Temple


Nainital

Nainital

Nainital is a beautiful hill station in the Kumaon foothills of the outer Himalayas. It is situated at an altitude of 2,084 meters above the sea level. Often referred as the ‘Lake District’ of India is one of the best honeymoon destinations in India. Boating in Naini Lake as you admire the picturesque setting of the city is one of the best things that to do in Nainital. 

Best Time to Visit Nainital: December and January is best while the rest of the year offers pleasant weather conditions.

How to Reach: The nearest airport is located in Pantnagar from wher you can avail taxi or bus services. Buses from Delhi are available for Nainital. Kathgodam is the nearest Railway station that is 34kms away from the city.

Places to Visit Nainital: Naina Devi Temple, Gurney House, Govind Ballabh Pant Zoo, Tiffin Top, Snow Vie Point and Astronomical Observatory.
Ooty

Ooty

Udhagamandalam or Udhagai or Ootacamund or Ooty is famous tourist destination in Tamil Nadu. It is located in Nilgiri Hills and is a well known for its mile ling tea gardens. This hill station sees a large number of crowds that comprises of families as well as couples.  Ooty is a top rated honeymoon destination in South India. Take a ride on the Nilgiri Toy Train and enjoy the views of the mountains. The landscape of this city offers amazing views and picturesque settings.

Best Time to Visit Ooty: April to June is the ideal time to visit Ooty.

How to Reach: Coimbatore and Bangalore are the nearest domestic airport from Ooty. You will get both government and luxury buses from Bangalore, Mysore and Chennai. The nearest railway station is Mettupalyam, 40 kilometers from Ooty.

Places to Visit in Ooty: Avalanche Valley, Rose Garden, Kalhatti Falls, Mudumalai National Park, Mukurthi National Park, Deer Park, Wax World and Tribal Museum.


Shimla

Shimla

The summer capital of British India is one of the most popular hill stations in India. It is one of the best and greatest honeymoon places in India because of its mesmerizing beauty. Located in the state of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla lies at an altitude of 2200 meters above the sea level and a has a large portion of area under forest cover. It is visited by a number of people during summers to get a relief from the harsh heat of India.

Best Time to Visit: September to May is the best time to visit Shimla

How to Reach: Shimla can be easily reached by air. It has its own airport in Jubbarhatti, which is located at a distance of 23 kilometers from the main city. Take a train to Kala from where you can board the toy train to Shimla. You can take buses to Shimla from Delhi and other major cities in North India.

Places to Visit: Jakhoo Hill, Shimla State Museum, Summer Hill, Christ Church, Tara Devi Temple, Annandale, Shoolini Temple, Viceregal Lodge and The Ridge




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16 Responses to “Top 10 Romantic Honeymoon Destinations in India”

  1. admin Says

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  2. Martin K Says

    Awesome destinations, I definitely visit these places with my wife…

  3. Sarika Sharama Says

    one more most beautiful place is missing here – SIKKIM

  4. karamveer singh Says

    how Mount Abu comes in this list instead of Udaipur. Udaipur is much better place for honeymoon.
    Udaipur world famous place is also popular as a City of Lakes’ or ‘Venice of the East’. you must visit this place at least once in your life. I bet you will love it

  5. suparman Says

    Honeymoon or no honeymoon but Shimla is a good places to visit in winter.

  6. laxmi verma Says

    why Lakshadweep is not listed in “Honeymoon Destinations in India” list. I guess lakshadweep is one of the best romantic place where couple can enjoy!! :)

  7. Nikhil Alex Says

    for me, kerala is the best honeymoon destination in india… quire and clean city, beautiful location, full of greenery, backwaters and amazing houseboats.. what else couples need in their honeymoon.

  8. reena Says

    Have been to quite a few of them and can say that they were really amazing. I wish i could cover all the places that are mentioned in the list by the nest year. I am sure they all will be exceptionally amazing.

  9. Ankit Says

    I have been to Mount Abu, its an awesome place to head in during winters, as you can hear the invigorating winds surpass you while driving. Don’t forget to visit the sunset point and take pictures of the cascading falls and the luscious terrains . Happy journey!

  10. Sheetal Tamta Says

    Very nyc work, i have visited Nainital many times and fall in love with the beauty of nainital…. really very nyc place…nature and lake beauty is unforgettable. We stayed at Alka hotel…very nyc and quick services are there..we have enjoyed a lot… there is lots of fun, snow all around.

  11. Rachael Says

    After looking at these beautiful destinations, I am planning to make my next trip to India. Hurray! Ooty here I come :)

  12. Jagdish Says

    I appreciate this list. It included some of the best places in India I wanted to visit for so long. I have been to Shimla and Mount Abu already. But would love to visit Kerela and Coorg with my wife for our anniversary in February.

  13. Ravi Says

    Quite informative article but i want to know more about Kerala because I am planning to visit Kerala Backwaters in next summers.

  14. Deepak Says

    Amazing list.. Just what I was looking out… Thank you team for providing the list of best romantic destinations…. Hopefully we plan our romantic holiday in one of the above places…

  15. admin Says

    hi nakul,
    please visit our page http://www.romanticbug.com/honeymoon-destinations/india
    here we shortlisted some of most romantic places in india…

  16. nakul Says

    can anyone suggest me more romantic honeymoon places in india as I already traveled most them mentioned above… Andaman island is quite expensive, not in my budget for now :(

    one of my friend from mumbai suggest me the “mahabaleshwar”… he said that places also popular for honeymoon, but i guess its a weekend hangout destination not good for honeymoon… I m going to marry in mid of feb 2016… so please suggest me the destinations for honeymoon in low budget.. my budget is under 40-50k and don’t want to go Goa…. as i already visited that place.











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