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17 Best Honeymoon Destinations In India!

Top 17 Best Honeymoon destinations in India!

Best Honeymoon Destinations In India: Both of you recently got married and planning to go on a romantic honeymoon destination in India? Usually, Newlywed couples tend to visit foreign destinations like Switzerland, France, Paris but if you don’t want to go abroad then you can visit these honeymoon destinations in India which are not only famous in India but in foreign countries too.

India with its extremely diverse geographical location has plenty to offer with landscape ranging from snow-capped mountain ranges to deserts, hills, plains, and plateaus. Here we are going to tell you about the best and most romantic honeymoon places  in India that you can visit with your partner and make your honeymoon memorable.

1. ANDAMAN & NICOBAR

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Andaman & Nicobar island is among the most popular and favourite honeymoon destinations in India. This place is a heaven for the newlywed couples that doesn’t disappoint its visitors.

Famed for underwater activities and its crystal clear water, this place would keep you busy whole day & would give you an unforgettable experience.

 As the sun sets this place becomes paradise under the moonlight. You would definitely experience the overwhelming romance in the atmosphere when u would have candlelight dinner under the moonlight.

Best Things to do:
1. Scuba diving- explorer underwater marine life. 

2. You can visit Historic places and museums 

3. Enjoy at Luxury resorts

4. Snorkelling and water sports

5. Romantic candlelit dinner.

How to Reach: Port Blair is Andaman’s gateway, connected both by air and sea. Get direct flights from New Delhi, Kolkata, and Chennai.

Land Package For Honeymoon: Starting from INR 16,999

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 6 to 15 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to May

Best Hotels or Resorts For Honeymoon: Sinclairs Bayview, Wild Orchid, Hotel Driftwood, Barefoot at Havelock, Silver Sand Havelock, Fortune Resort Bay Island

2. GOA

Goa doesn’t need any introduction when it comes to honeymoon destinations. In fact, it’s one of the most popular and most visited destinations in India. 

This place is renowned for its beautiful beaches, amazing nightlife, romantic resorts, and many more activities. 

It is not only a hub of adventure and water sports but it’s is also famous for glorious Portuguese architecture. This place is bound to make you fall in love with it.

Best Things to do:

  1. Experience the splendid views of the sunset from Front Chapora with your lover. 
  2. Enjoy water sports and amazing beach life.
  3. Explore glorious Portuguese architecture.

How to Reach: You can reach here easily by airways as Dabolim airport is just 29 KM from state’s capital Panjim. Madgoan and Thivim are two major railheads in Goa.

Land Package For Honeymoon: Starting from INR 15,000

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 5 to 10 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to January

Best Hotels or Resorts For Honeymoon: Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa, Fort Tiracol Heritage Hotel, Panchavatti Guest House Retreat, Pousada Tauma, Taj Exotica 

3. SRINAGAR

Srinagar, also known as “Kashmiri Venice” is surely one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations in India. Its beauty is timeless & has attracted the visitors for a very long time.
Its picturesque view of mountains and crystal clear water of Dal lake makes it a perfect honeymoon destination for the newlywed couple.

Best things to do:

  1.  Feel the power of Romance with your beloved in Houseboats.
  2.  You can visit The Mughal Gardens, Nishant Garden, Shalimar Garden, Nagin Lake, Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary & Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden.
  3. Enjoy delicious Kashmiri food.

How to Reach: Best way to reach here is by airways. Srinagar is connected from all the major cities in India. The nearest train station is at Udhampur, Jammu.

Land Package For Honeymoon: Kashmir honeymoon packages starting from INR 15,500

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 4 to 8 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: April to September

Best Hotels or Resorts For Honeymoon: Vivanta Dal View Srinagar by Taj, Jamal Resorts, Mirani Resorts, The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar, Heevan Resort, Hotel Dar-Es-Sala.

4. GULMARG

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Gulmarg is rightly called “heaven on earth”. When it comes to beauty this place, surely makes it to the top with its picturesque mountains, exotic species of flowers and ever-flowing rivers. 

This place has plenty to offer to its visitors and can easily make your honeymoon unforgettable. 

Both of you can get isolated from the outside world by staying in a houseboat or you can ski on the snow clad mountains or if you want to experience the world highest Gondola ride then this place is ideal for both of you.

Things to do:

  1. Take Gondola ride together and enjoy the scenic view of Gulmarg from 14,000 feet.
  2. Visit Strawberry valley In Gulmarg and taste freshest strawberries.
  3. You can explore by trekking and hiking.
  4. Do not forget to Visit Gulmarg Biosphere reserve.

How to Reach: The Nearest airport is in Srinagar and closest railway station is in Udhampur, Jammu

Land Package For Honeymoon: Starting from INR 8,000

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 5 to 6 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: March to November

Best Hotels or Resorts For Honeymoon: Alpine Ridge, The Khyber Resort and Spa, The Grand Mumtaz Resort, Hotel Khaleel Palace, Poshwan Hotel, Hilltop Hotel

5. Alleppey

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Alleppey, now known as Alappuzha is home to many canals, the vast network of waterfalls and hundreds of waterfalls. Alleppey is also known as the Venice of the east and has been the popular destinations among the newlywed couples. 

What could be better than spending a night with your lover in a houseboat! This place will make you fall in love all over again.

Things to do:

  1. Experience the south Indian life by staying at Kuttanad.
  2. Explore the beaches and behold the sunset.
  3. Feel the power of spiritualism by visiting temples and churches.
  4. Taste the authentic seafood.

How to Reach: The nearest airport is Cochin International or you can go by train as well.

Land Package For Honeymoon: Starting from INR 8,000

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 5 to 6 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: September to March

Best Hotels or Resorts For Honeymoon: Vasundhara Sarovar Premiere, Lemon Tree Vembanad Lake Resort, Punnamada Resort, Alleppey Beach Resorts

Best Time: June to March

6. OOTY

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Located in the scenic Nilgiri Hills of South India, Ooty is among the most visited & pleasant hill stations in India.

It is well known for its tiny cottages, exotic beauty of Nilgiri Hills, flora & fauna and pleasant climate which remains the same throughout the year.

Both of you will be overwhelmed by the mystic mountain mist that you would encounter at every alternate turn.

This place is paradise for newlyweds as there are many hideout places in Ooty which will make sure that your honeymoon becomes undeniable.

Things to do:

  1. Solace your eyes with lovely greenery of Ooty.
  2. Visit Botanical Garden, Nilgiri Railways.
  3. Boating on Ooty lake.

How to Reach: Coimbatore is the nearest domestic airport from Ooty and the nearest railhead is Mettupalayam

Land Package For Honeymoon: Starting from INR 8,000

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 3 to 5 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: All year round

Best Hotels or Resorts For Honeymoon: Club Mahindra Derby Green, Elk Hill- A Sterling Holidays Resort, Woodberry Residency, Fairstay Holiday Resort.

Best Time: Throughout the year

7. JASIALMIR

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If you are not interested in celebrating your honeymoon around beaches or snow-clad mountains then what about experiencing the golden sands of the Thar Desert.

If you want a hint of Rajasthani grandeur then nothing can better than Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is famous for its vibrant culture, luxurious life, folk songs, and traditional Rajasthani food.

You can also enjoy many more desert activities like quad biking ride, dune bashing and camel riding too.

Sunset viewing in Jaisalmer is soothing to the eyes & With its vast dune stretches, Jaisalmer is one of the most attractive honeymoon destinations in India.

Later in the evening, you can also go for romantic sunset viewing which will refresh you for sure.

Best things to do:

  1. Explore the city.
  2. Boating in Gadisar Lake.
  3. Shopping lover can buy puppets, Rajasthani textile, Jootis, decorative items.
  4. Visit fort & palaces.

How to Reach: Jodhpur is the closest domestic airport. However, you can reach the city by train.

Land Package For Honeymoon: Starting from INR 7,000

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 6 to 7 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to March

Best Hotels or Resorts For Honeymoon: The Desert Resort, Haveli, Suryagarh, Khuri Desert Resort, Hotel Pleasant, Hotel Victoria.

8. UDAIPUR

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Udaipur the city of Lakes is probably the most romantic honeymoon destination in India. This place is famous for its man made lakes and several places and forts.

Both of you can feel the power of love in Lake Palace or the Jag Niwas which is considered as the most romantic hotel in the world.
Best Things to do:

  1. Experience the power of love at the Jag Niwas Palace.
  2. Take a tour of the city.
  3. Visit Lake Pichola.
  4. Go for trekking and Hiking.

How to Reach:  The Maharana Airport is 20 km away from the city centre. Also, it’s well connected to all the major cities by railways.

Land Package For Honeymoon: Starting INR 7,000

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 5 to 7 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to March

Best Hotels or Resorts For Honeymoon: Taj Lake Palace, Jaiwana Haveli, The Oberoi Udaivilas, Radisson Blu Udaipur.

9. PAHALGAM

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Pahalgam is an exotic honeymoon destination which sits at an elevation of 2,740 meters.

It is renowned for its picturesque views of the ladder valley in the Himalayas, Betab valley, Kolhoi Glacier.

It is undoubtedly a paradise for newlywed. It’s lush green field and alluring Himalayan ranges makes it a great honeymoon place. You can surely visit this place after your trip to Gulmarg.

Things to do:

  1. Admire the beauty of snow clad mountains.
  2. Enjoy river rafting at Lidder river.
  3. Trekking and Mountaineering.
  4. Experience love in valleys covered with pine trees and conifers.

How to Reach: The nearest airport is in Srinagar and the nearest railway station is in Udhampur, Jammu

Land Package For Honeymoon: Starting from INR 8,000

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 3 to 4 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: March to November

Best Hotels or Resorts For Honeymoon: Forest Hill Resorts, Hotel Highland Resorts

Best Time: Throughout the year

10. MANALI

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Manali the “Switzerland of India” has remained one  of the most favourite honeymoon destinations in India.

It is located at an altitude of 2,050 meters above sea level amidst the Himalayan ranges and works as a magnet which attracts not only newlywed but solo travelers as well.

Manali can make your honeymoon memorable in so many ways.

From the snow-clad mountains to ever-flowing rivers there is something special about this place. If you want to add adventure to your honeymoon then you can go for trekking, Hiking, and Paragliding.

Best Things to do:

  1. Explore Manali by Trekking and hiking.
  2. Adventure lovers can go for paragliding or river rafting.
  3. Visit Temples would be refreshing.

How to Reach: 
You can reach the town either by road or airplane. The nearest airport is 50 Km away from the town.

Land Package For Honeymoon: Starting from INR 6,000

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 3 to 4 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: All throughout the year.

Best Hotels or Resorts For Honeymoon: Span Resort and Spa, Quality Inn River Country Resort, Manu Allaya Resort, The Orchard Greens.

Best Time: October to June.

11. DARJEELING

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Darjeeling, located at an elevation of over 6700 ft is famous for its World heritage Himalayan Railway and awe-inspiring views of Kangchenjunga West Bengal’s third highest mountain. 

This town is not only beautiful but pleasant as well, which makes it a perfect honeymoon destination. Both of you can visit the captivating tea gardens and try plucking from your own hand. 

If you are seeking peace, then you can visit monasteries here . Going for river rafting in Teesta River or trekking to Sandakphu would be cherry on the top if you are an adventure lover.

Best Things to do:

  1. Witness the Breathtaking view of the sunrise over the Tiger Hills.
  2. Relieve your childhood by riding the Toy train.
  3. Trekking to sandakphu.
  4. River rafting on Teesta River.
  5. Visit Tea garden or monasteries.

How to Reach: Bagdogra Airport is located 96 km away from Darjeeling and the nearest railway station is in New Jalpaiguri, 62 km away.

Land Package For Honeymoon: Starting from INR 8,000

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 5 to 7 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: September to April, February to March.

Best Hotels or Resorts For Honeymoon: Mayfair Darjeeling, Elgin Darjeeling, Dekeling Hotel, Windmere Hotel, Cedar Inn, Sinclairs Darjeeling.

12. COORG

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Coorg, also known as Kodagu is a hill station in Kerala, renowned for its scenic view of mountains, waterfalls, exotic woods, and temples.

It also offers trekking and hiking. Visiting Dubare Reserve forest & elephant camp would be refreshing, where you will get to see elephants and can get rides as well.

Things to do:

  1. Camping in Coorg.
  2. Visit to tree plantations, Historic places.
  3. Go for trekking and hiking.
  4. Bird watching and elephant ride.

How to Reach: The Nearest domestic airport is in Mangalore about 160 km away and the nearest railway station is in Mysore 95 km away.

Land Package For Honeymoon: Starting from INR 10,000

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 5 to 6 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to March and January to May

Best Hotels or Resorts For Honeymoon: Club Mahindra Madikeri, The Windflower Resort and Spa, Magnolia Estates, Machaan Nagarhole

13. GANGTOK

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Gangtok is another destination in our list which recently earned the title of one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations in India. This place provides a lot of beautiful places which can make your honeymoon worth for your time and money. 

Here you can experience the breathtaking sunrise over the horizon of Khangchendzonga which has recently earned the title of UNESCO World Heritage Site! If you are nature lover then you can go for trekking and rock climbing.

Best Things to do:

  1. Thrilling view of the Himalayan Range, and  Lakes.
  2. Trekking and rock climbing at Khangchendzonga national Park.
  3. Relax at Buddhist Monasteries.
  4. People and culture, Shopping.

How to Reach: The nearest airport is at Bagdogra and the nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri.

Land Package For Honeymoon: Sikkim honeymoon packages starting from INR 20,000

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 5 to 6 days.

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: All year round.

Best Hotels or Resorts For Honeymoon: Le Primula, Club Mahindra Gangtok Resort, Modern Central Lodge, The Shire

Best Time: Throughout the year

14. MUNNAR, KERALA

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Munnar is a beautiful hill station in India, which has been quite popular among the newlywed. Munnar is famous for its lush green mountain, tea & cardamom plantation, wildlife, woods & gussy streams. 

Occurs naturally. Visit the spellbinding place like Echo Point would be great where voice resonance occurs naturally. You can get a stunning view of the town of ‘Top station’ which is the highest point in Munnar.

Things to do:

  1.  Camping and tracking in Munnar.
  2. Spot rare animals & birds infamous wildlife sanctuary like Eravikulam National  Park, Eravikulam National Park, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary.
  3.  Picnic near Waterfalls.
  4.  Enjoy Shikara ride at kundala lake.
  5. Try water sports at Mattupetty Dam.
  6. Elephant Safari at Carmelagiri Elephant Park.

How to Reach: Cochin is the nearest airport and the closest railway station is Aluva located at a distance of 110 km from Munnar.

Land Package For Honeymoon: Starting from INR 8,000

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 5 to 6 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to March and January to May

Best Hotels or Resorts For Honeymoon: Windermere Estate, Blackberry Hills Retreat and Spa, KTDC Tea County, Tea Valley Resort, Deshadan Mountain Resort, Wild Elephant Resort.

15. LAKSHADWEEP

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Lakshadweep the cluster of one lakh island is a perfect gateway for newlywed. Both of you would fall in love with its yellow beaches, crystal clear blue water, majestically mighty ocean, and marine life. You can also enjoy surfing, scuba and kayak ride.

Best Experiences: Islands, Beaches, Ocean, Coral reefs, Watersports, Scuba Diving, Snorkelling

How to Reach: The only airport in Lakshadweep is at Agatti Island

Land Package For Honeymoon: Starting from INR 15,000

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 7 to 10 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to March

Best Hotels or Resorts For Honeymoon: Coral Beach Resort, Seashells Beach Resort, Island Holiday Home.

Best Time: September to May

16. DALHOUSIE

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Dalhousie is one of the coolest honeymoon destinations  in India, which offers exotic views of snow clad mountains, colonial architecture, churches, Trekking, and Hiking. Weather of this place is so romantic that you both of you will not be able to resist your self from embracing each other.

Best Things To Do:

  1. Visit to Khajjar which is also known as mini Switzerland.
  2. Visiting Satdhara falls which is a popular sightseeing place in Dalhousie.
  3. You can go on trekking or enjoy a picnic at Panch Kula.
  4. Boating at Chamera Lake.
  5. Get blessing of Maa Durga at ancient Chamunda Devi temples.

How to Reach: The nearest Airport is Pathankot and nearest railway station is 76km away from Dalhousie.

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 3 to 4 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: March to October

Best Hotels or Resorts For Honeymoon: Sagrika Resorts, Grand View Hotel, Snow Valley Resort Dalhousie, Aamod at Dalhousie.

17. SHILLONG

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Shillong the capital of Meghalaya is also known as the ‘Scotland of East’ and you will get to know why it is called so once you reach this place. This place is renowned for the hilly road, colonial charm, scenic mountains, and romantic weather. 

The reasons for people visiting the city are mountain peaks, crystal clear lakes, breathtakingly beautiful golf courses, museums, and the zoo. 

Best Experiences: Hills, Pine trees, Waterfalls, Trekking, Shopping, Food, Nightlife, Local culture and traditions

How to Reach: The nearest airport and railway station is in Guwahati.

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 4 to 5 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: All throughout the year

Best Hotels or Resorts For Honeymoon: Elgin Shillong, Ri Kynjai, Lakkhotta Lodge, Pinewood Hotel, the Boulevard Hotel

Conclusion

So this was the our list of the 17 best honeymoon destinations India, to be honest all of them are somewhat different to other and are bound to make you feel the overwhelming power of love.

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  4. Well Gangtok is one of the best places for honeymoon since this place is known for its peaceful ambience and you will get your own personal as well as private time for your loved one. The best tbest ones. They offer you discount and their basic policy is to make the customer happy.

    hing about gangtok as a place is its simplicity.

    Adding to this, there are a lot of websites which has different columns to make it better for the customers. One of the column which you can easily find is the ‘honeymoon package’ that too the best ones. They offer you discount and their basic policy is to make the customer happy.

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