Best Honeymoon Destinations Guide

Most Beautiful Hill Stations in India For a Romantic Escape

Last updated : May 17, 2016

Hill Stations in India are some of the most visited destination when it comes to Honeymooners and couples who want to go to some romantic destination in India. The mesmerizing beauty of these Hill Stations of India have attracted not only its native citizens but also tourist from all around the world.India is a land of romance and the hill stations found in India are the jewels in the crown of the all the romantic destinations in India. There are a number of hill stations from over across the country though most of them are in the Himalayas. These hill stations rekindle the flames of love and romance in couples with cool breeze and a comfortable sunshine. Here are the top 10 hill stations in India for a romantic Honeymoon.

Top Hill Stations in India Where You Can Plan a Romantic Honeymoon

Mussoorie in Uttarakhand

Mussoorie located in Uttarakhand is one of the most popular hill stations in Indian among couples. There is not a single season when you will find the mall road not filled with couples roaming around with hands in hands, such s the charm of this tiny hill station. Also called the queen of hills, Mussoorie is the only pace in the world after Switzerland where one can witness the natural phenomenon ‘winter line’. The mall road, Kempty falls, Landour, Camel’s back road and the gun hill are some of the many attractions of Mussoorie.

Mussoorie in Uttarakhand

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Manali in Himachal Pradesh

Located at an altitude of 2050mts above the sea level Manali is a charming little hill station which reminds one of the villages in fairy tales. Surrounded with greenery from al the sides and with clouds floating in front of the balcony, the charm of Manali is going to sweep you off your feet. And if Manali is not enough there are a number of places nearby which you can cover within a day. Places like Rohtang pass, Solang valley, Hidimba devi temple, Beas river are nearby and can be visited within a day. Manali is extremely romantic and a great place to snuggle out.


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Nainital in Uttarakhand

Nainital is the first thought of any couple who plans to spend their honeymoon in India. The Lake District as it is called, consist of a number of lake out of which three are popular, the Naini lake, Bhimtal lake and the Naukuchiyatal lake. The main attraction is the Naini Lake which is the central figure of Nainital surrounded by Himalayan cliff from all sides. A stroll under the moon lit sky on the mall road along the banks of the Naini lake is next only to taking a ride in the boats here as one of the most romantic thing. The Naini peak, Snow view, Sattal G.B pant Zoo are some of the other attractions of Nainital.


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Ooty in Tamil Nadu

Located in Tamil Nadu is the most popular hill station of the South India. Situated in the Nilgiri hills it is one of the oldest hill stations of India and is often referred as the Kashmir of the South. Ooty is an ideal hill station for your Honeymoon. Surrounded by greenery from all sides the climate of Ooty remains pleasant all around the year. The Ooty Lake in the middle of the hills is a postcard perfect place for you to take some lovely pictures which will remind you of the magical times you spent at this amazing place. The Emerald lake, Botanical gardens, rose garden St, Stephan’s church are some of the attractions of Ooty.


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Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu

Located in the Western Ghats, Kodaikanal is one of the most amazing places in South India. The name Kodaikanal means ‘Gift of the forest’ and as true to its name the Kodaikanal is like a gift of nature to us.  The hill station is filled with a number of flowering plants, forests, tea estates, waterfalls and many such natural wonders which make it a paradise for couples who are on a honeymoon. The Kodaikanal Lake is one of the main attractions here apart from the Brayant park, Bear Shola falls, Guna caves, Pillar rocks, Dolphin nose and many others. There are a number of resorts here which provide special packages for couples which makes it more of a place to go to.


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Darjeeling in West Bengal

The sprawling tea estate surrounding the hillside entirely is the most prominent aspect of Darjeeling. When you see en entire slope of hill covered with green tea plants the sight mesmerizes almost everyone visiting this magical place called Darjeeling. The ride in the toy train is one of the most romantic things to do in Darjeeling. . It is one of the best summer destinations in India not only because of the visual treats or the climate of this place but also the friendly locals and the beautiful cultural values. Darjeeling is truly an amazing place to spend time with your partner and bond over a cup of fine Darjeeling tea.

Darjeeling Ropeway

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Munnar in Kerala

Munnar is a gem in Kerala which is known as “God’s Own Country”. It is a one of the most famous hill stations in South India. Munnar is known for its soothing climate and vast expanses of tea and coffee plantations which add it its stunning beauty. A honeymoon paradise in Kerala, Munnar not only attracts Indians but also tourists from all over the world.


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Shimla in Himachal Pradesh

Situated at an altitude of 2200mts above the sea level Shimla is one of the most popular destinations among couples. Just like other hills stations in the north, Shimla too were created by the British wchi can be looked into the architecture of Shimla. The Mall road here is the best among all the other hill stations. The weather here is pleasant during summers while in winters it is filled with snow. There are a number of places to see at Shimla, get cozy at the Ridge or go for a ride in the Kalka – Shimla railway. The Baijnath temple, mall road, summer hill are some of the main attraction of Shimla.


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Gulmarg in Kashmir

Located in the heaven on earth – Kashmir, Gulmarg is one of the most beautiful places of India. Literally translated it means meadows of flower as true to its name in the spring time the slopes of Gulmarg are filled with beautiful flowers as colorful as the rainbow in the sky. During winters Gulmarg is one of the most renowned skiing destinations in India and the slopes here are perfect for skiing. It is an ideal romantic getaway for couples. Gulmarg also has India’s highest and longest cable car that takes people to the upper slopes. It is a perfect destination for couples that can be visited throughout the year.


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Kasauli in Himachal Pradesh

Kasauli is one of north India’s lesser known jewels. The hills of Kasauli are filled with natural beauteousness and charm. Kasauli is an ideal destination for those who prefer seclusion and peace rather than the perk soft other hill stations. Surrounded with tall Deodar trees and a number of wild flowers Kasauli is a picturesque destination that will take your breath away. Kasauli is not as populated as other destination which is its USP. So if you are looking for a destination that is as beautiful as the others but a little less crowded then Kasauli is the place for you.


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Ranikhet in Uttarakhand

Located in the lap of Himalayas, Ranikhet is one of the prettiest hill stations in Uttarakhand. This lesser know destination is nestled deep within the Himalayas and is frequently visited by people. Ranikhet. There are a number of places in Ranikhet that you can visit such as the Chaubatiya gardens, Jhula Devi temple, Binsar Mahadev temple, Bhalu Dam, the golf course and many more. Being the center of the Kumaon regiments some parts of the hill stations are restricted to tourists and the presence of the Army helps the hill station to be one of the cleanest and friendliest places you will ever see.


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