Couples are always in search for the perfect hideout for their own little world of love and affection. Not to mention, India has a bunch of perfect getaways for the love birds out there. But not many are known to people. Here are a list of the best known and least known honeymoon destinations in India for the lovey-dovey(s), which will ignite the love between the newlyweds. So get ready for a cuddly and cozy post-wedding trip!
1. Srinagar – Jammu and Kashmir
Let the heaven on earth be the perfect beginning of your eternal love and bask in the glory of this beautiful city.
How to Reach- Flights from Mumbai and Delhi connect to the city. Trains also connect from different parts of the country (But only up to Jammu) and frequent busses also reach Srinagar.
Things to do- Spending immemorial time with your loved one in a house boat, floating through the water at Dal lake, doesn’t all this seem just too magical? Other than this, you can catch a vehicle from Srinagar and go visit Gulmarg and Sonmarg and make snow angels with your better half if you go during the right time.
Ideal time to visit- April to September
Random Fact- Supposedly found by Emperor Ashoka years ago, the name Srinagar means “City of Lakshmi”
2. Kumarakom – Kerala
Located in the Kottayam district of Kerala, the place is known to attract lovebirds from all over the country who wish to spend a relaxing yet exciting time in the backwaters of Kerala.
How to Reach- Kochi is the nearest airport to reach Kumarakom. You can a bus from any part of Kerala to reach the place. From Kochi and Allapuzha, regular boat services are also provided.
Things to do- The tourism in Kumarakom largely revolves around the Vembanadu Lake which forms a lagoon there. Boating here is another level of romance. Other than this, the cuisine is a must taste if you are a sea-food buff!
Ideal time to visit- September to March
Random Fact- Many iconic movies like Madras Café, Tashan are shot in various places in and around Kumarakom.
3. Agra – Uttar Pradesh
What can be more romantic than standing in front of the Great Taj Mahal with your one and only and be there in the place which is considered to be the epitome of love by most people in the world?
How to Reach- A seasonal airport connects Air India flights to the city from Delhi and is named as Kheria airport. Other than this, Delhi airport is the closest to Agra. Regular trains (Mainly the Taj Express* connects the city to various parts of the country.
Things to do- What would you want to do when you’re in the presence of this majestically astounding monument? Obviously bask in the beauty of it! Consider yourself lucky that you can see the monument in its grandest glory before its white marble yellows!
Ideal time to visit- October to February
Random Fact- 28 kinds of rare, semi-precious and precious stones were used for inlay work in the Taj Mahal. So your pretty spouse might not be the only gem there!
As the proud claimer of the best beach and most visited beach location of the country, Goa, one of the smallest states in India finds romantic visitors from all over the world.
How to Reach- Goa has Dabolim Airport which has regular flights from different parts of the world, if not country. Regular trains also pass through the state making it a very easily accessible honeymoon location.
Things to do-Surfing, swimming, water sports, scuba diving, the list won’t end when it comes to the things which can be done in Goa. Sit peacefully in the chapels of Goa and gaze into each other’s eyes and have a good time. One can also taste the exquisite cuisine of the place and drink the intoxicating feni and just chill by the beach side with your BAE!
Ideal time to visit- October to January
Random Fact- Most people think that Goa is a place for bachelors to party. But it’s not actually completely true! As much as bachelors have a good time, honeymooners have a better time there! Goa also have pretty much everything you need in a honeymoon location- Churches, beaches, forts everything!
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5. Shimla – Himachal Pradesh
Snuggle together with your partner in the cosiest of locations which are there in India, the hill station of Shimla! As one of the most breath taking locations in the country, you can view the view which makes you go wow.
How to Reach- Kalka is the nearest railway station and Jubarhati is the nearest airport.
Things to do- One of the few hill stations which has got ice in them, Shimla prides itself on having ice skating as one of its main things to do. You can also trek and be left gasping for air not only
Ideal time to visit- All year round
Every person’s (Including lovers) paradise comes alive when s/he travels to Andaman. The true beach fanatic turns up at your door and won’t leave until you take that flight back! So imagine what it must do to lovers.
How to Reach- Flights from Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai come to the capital of the territory, Port Blair.
Things to do- Waters sports like snorkelling, sea walk, scuba diving are just some of the few activities which you can do there. If your partner makes your heart beating fast already, then you don’t need adventure sports! You can chill at the beach with your beloved and spend quality time there!
Ideal time to visit- October to May
Random Fact- the Cellular Jail in Andaman is the where many of our freedom fighters spent many days of their life for fighting for the independence of our beloved country.
7. Pushkar – Rajasthan
The small town located in Western India will be a total heaven on Earth for the beginning of your Desi romance.
How to Reach- Close by to the city of Ajmer, busses come to the spot all the time. The nearest airport is Jaipur airport and is 147 km away from Pushkar.
Things to do– Known to be a pilgrimage for Hindus and Sikhs, you can begin your new life with the blessings of the lord. Visit the various temples and be amazed by the reverence and religiousness the temples provide you with.
Ideal time to visit- November to March
Random Fact- The biggest camel fair in the world is found in Pushkar and if you visit during that time, you might find many visual delights there in the town.
8. Kodaikanal – Tamil Nadu
Rolling hills and lush green landscape, running through the valleys holding hands as fresh, fragrant air gently brushes past you! Doesn’t it seem like a scene straight out of a post card.
How to Reach- Madhurai is the nearest airport and regular bus services run from throughout Tamil Nadu.
Things to do- With picturesque lakes and scintillating waterfalls, you can truly unravel in mother nature’s lap.
Ideal time to visit– October to March
Random Fact– Koaikanal is also known as the Princess of Hill stations. We do not wonder why!
9. Shillong – Meghalaya
Spend some time in the Scotland of the East with your beloved and it will make you realise how India has so much to offer when it comes to lovers who love to be in love!
How to Reach- Nearest airport and railway station is in Guwahati and vehicles are available to Shillong from there.
Things to do- As a beautiful hill station, you can trek, view points from the distance and spend lovely time with your partner. Shop from there and it will forever kept in your souvenir box and also in the box of memories in you heart!
Ideal time to visit- All throughout the year
Random Fact- The famous Living Root tree bridges are a marvel to eyes. There are trees which form huge bridges and talking a walk through them should seriously check off a number off your bucket list.