Honeymoon Special
Best Honeymoon Destinations In India For 2020
Category : Honeymoon Special
Theme : Honeymoon
Country : India

It is said that a honeymoon is one of the best vacations in your entire life, and so the newlyweds see it as a lengthy affair and research a lot in planning for their honeymoon. And when we plan for honeymoon tour packages, we bound to think and plan our holidays abroad with a concept that India lacks in something or the other when it comes to tourism or many might also think that the best of honeymoon tours can just be enjoyed at an international level only, but trust me the stunning natural landscapes, the snow covered different hill stations, the valleys and the amazing waterfalls, with some of the best hotels and resorts, calls for reconsidering India for your honeymoon tour.

And let me tell you, that our country has some exotic honeymoon destinations, which will affect your pocket less and in turn give some amazing memories of your newlywed life which you would love to cherish for your entire life.

We have come up with some of the worth visiting honeymoon destinations in India, which are romantic, and in turn contribute to being one of the amazing vacations with your partner. So let’s check some of the destinations to keep your “desi romance” intact and select the one which attracts you more:

1. Goa

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Goa the smallest state in India, is one of the most preferred honeymoon destination because of its pristine beaches and vibrant culture. Go for night parties, hire bikes or cars and enjoy the city on your own or watch a mesmerising sunset with your loved ones to make your honeymoon a perfect one. With flowing coconut trees, shacks on the beaches, night life and flea markets, the state also has the best hotels and resorts suiting your budget. Some who is a beach lover, will surely love this place and might visit again also.

Total Number of Nights required: 5- 10 days
Experiences: Nightlife, beaches, waterfalls, flea markets, and water sports
Best time to visit: From October to March
How to reach Goa: The main airport is the Dabolim airport & is just around 30 kms away from the Panjim city and shares a very good connectivity with the major cities in India. Also the state has 2 main railway stations- Madgaon and Thivim

2. Andaman

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Andaman is one of the most trending beach destination often chosen by the honeymooners. Come here and take the feel of serenity and tranquillity that can be enjoyed at each corner of this island. With dense mangrove trees, romantic sunsets, crystal clear beaches and many sightseeing to visit, this place has lot more to offer to make your vacation a memorable one. This place is not very much crowded and you can enjoy with your honey with your own privacy. If you truly enjoy offbeat destinations the do visit Long Island Barren Island.

Things not to be missed here: At this untouched beauty, don’t miss out the following- Enjoy at the Corbyn’s Cove beach, Ross Island a& North Island, light & sound show at the cellular jail, enjoy water sports at the Elephant Beach, watch the sunset at Radhanagar beach and don’t forget to be romantic with your spouse.
Total Number of Nights required: 7- 15 days
Experiences: Scuba Diving, Snorkelling, beaches, museums and historic places and the luxurious resorts
Best time to visit: From October to End of May
How to reach Andaman Islands: The main airport is the located at Port Blair & you can take direct flights from Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai & Kolkata.

3. Jammu & Kashmir

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If you want to get completely immersed into your loved ones, then definitely go for your honeymoon to Kashmir- one of the most romantic place in India, making the top rated destination for the honeymooners. Visit the Dal Lake in Srinagar and go for a shikara ride with your spouse on the Dal Lake, you will definitely get a feel of retro songs of Bollywood. Everything here is just amazing be it the colourful blooming gardens or the temples, or snow-covered mountains in Gulmarg or the lush greenery, you will be mesmerised by all. If you traveling in April, then definitely enjoy the Tulips festival in Srinagar.

Things not to be missed here: Walk at the world’s highest golf course in Gulmarg, a romantic shikara ride at Dal Lake, enjoy the hilltop at Patnitop, go to visit Mughal Gardens and Visit the Shankaracharya Temple.
Total Number of Nights required: 5- 9 days
Experiences: Shopping, Kashmiri food, Shikara ride, gardens and snow-capped mountains
Best time to visit: Start of April to September (Summer time), & if you wish to enjoy snow then December to February
How to reach J & K: The main airport is the Srinagar Airport which is 15km from the city & you can easily get direct flights here on major airlines on daily basis

4. Manali

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Manali is said to be the Switzerland of India and is one of the most preferred hill station enjoyed by the adventure lovers and honeymooners. Couples get the choice to either just enjoy the scenic beauty of the place like snow-capped mountains, cute little villages, views of the mountains or play in the snow and the ones who love thrills can go skiing in the mountains in winters, trekking, rafting and much more. Come and enjoy at this evergreen destination for your honeymoon. Don’t forget to carry warm clothes whenever you go!!

Things not to be missed here: Go for paragliding and zorbing with your partner in Solang Valley, visit Rohtang Pass, river rafting on the Baes river, enjoy hot sulphur bath at Manikaran
Total Number of Nights required: 4-5 days
Best time to visit: Throughout the year
How to reach Manali: Bhuntar is the nearest airport to Manali & is 50 km far from the city, and the nearest railway station is Ambala (360 km) & Chandigarh (350 km) & then you can hire a taxi from there.

5. Auli

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Lined up with pine trees, snow covered mountains and apple orchards, Auli is one of the emerging skiing destination in India. One of the offbeat honeymoon destination famous for enjoying the green scenery in summers and skiing during the winters. The hill station is surrounded by Nar Parvat and Nanda Devi mountains and also the oak forests, giving some picturesque views. To reach Auli you can take a cable car from Joshimath.

Things not to be missed here: go for skiing on the snow-covered mountains, visit the highest man-made lake in Auli, trekking and hiking at the adventurous land of Gurso Bugyal.
Total Number of Nights required: 3-5 days
Best time to visit: October to Mid of July
How to reach Auli: The Jolly Grant Airport located in Dehradun is the nearest airport and or you can also take a train to Rishikesh and then go to Auli by road or cable car.

6. Mussoorie

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Mussoorie is a cute little hill station in Uttrakhand, surrounded with Shivalik ranges and doon valley, this hill station is also known as the “Queen of Hills”. Enjoying a pleasant and cool climate throughout the year, this place is one of the best option for honeymooners and even families. The presence of British architecture can be still felt here when you go to visit the churches, library, summer palaces and the hotels. A cute little place where you can just hold hands of your partner and have a walk, or just enjoy coffee with some majestic views. Visit here for a romantic honeymoon tour.

Things not to be missed: Mountain biking tour, take a ropeway to the Gun Hill, enjoy winemaking classes here, visit the Kempty Falls, or just walk around the Mall road and enjoy the eateries over there.
Total Number of Nights required: 2-3 days
Best time to visit: October to July
How to reach Mussoorie: The Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport and the nearest railway station to Mussoorie is Dehradun railway station & the distance between Mussoorie to Dehradun is 35 km.

7. Sikkim

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This north-eastern state is a perfect combination of scenic sights, Buddhist monasteries, nice climate and one of the favourite honeymoon destination for many of us. Along with the beauty of this place, people here are quite warm-hearted and helpful. If you are a nature lover and also an adventure lover or any one of them, then this place will not let you down for sure. The calmness and serenity is something that attracts the couples here.

Things not to be missed: shopping, river rafting, trekking, organic farming, go for Nathula pass, Visit the amazing Rimbi Waterfalls, Tshanghu Lake, and Kechopalri Lake in Pelling, enjoy the Rumtek Monastery in Gangtok and much more.
Total Number of Nights required: 7-10 days
Best time to visit: Throughout the year
How to reach Sikkim: Bagdogra airport is the nearest airport with Jalpaiguri being the nearest railway station

8. Leh and Ladakh

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The couples who are fully adventurous by heart and mind, this destination is surely for them. This is only place in India where you will find the highest number of vehicle friendly roads, wherein you can hire your favourite bike or car and go for some scenic road drives with your spouse. With scenic roads, amazing sceneries, adventurous activities, Leh & Ladakh will surely be one of the most memorable tours in one’s life.

Things not to be missed: High altitude trekking and hiking, river rafting, Buddhist monasteries, Pangong Lake, Zanskar valley, Nubra Valley
Total Number of Nights required: 10-15 days
Best time to visit: Mid May to September
How to reach Leh & Ladakh: Leh Airport is the nearest airport

9. Lakshadweep

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The Lakshadweep islands is known as a place for pure romance and love. Being one of the smallest Union territory in India, this place is home to around one lakh small islands and are known for the best blue waters beaches and scenic shores. Come with your partner here and explore some of the undiscovered and untouched islands. So someone who is loves to combine adventure with romance come here and enjoy sports like snorkelling and scuba diving with your partner and make some unforgettable memories.

Things not to be missed: Island hopping tours, explore the most scenic island known for vibrant coloured corals- Kalpeni Island, scuba diving and snorkelling and beach visit to Kadamat Beach, Bangaram Beach, Kavaratti Beach, Minicoy Beach.
Total Number of Nights required: 8 -10 days
Best time to visit: October to March
How to reach Lakshadweep: The airport here is located at Agatti Island

10. Pondicherry

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One of the most endearing town and also the French capital of India is Pondicherry. Located on the eastern coast of India, this destination is known for perfect combination of Indian customs with French architecture, pristine beaches, stoned pavements, French eateries and bakeries. Hire a bicycle and explore the town on your own or just walk along the road, hand in hand with your partner and get that bohemian vibes. You will definitely be attracted to this French styled spiritual city.

Things not to be missed: Visit Auroville, find yourself at the Aurobindo Ashram, boating under the dense forest and find the Pichavaram Mangrove Forest
Total Number of Nights required: 8 -10 days
Best time to visit: October – March
How to reach Pondicherry: Puducherry Airport and the Chennai international airport are the nearest airport to Pondicherry, and at the same time you can take a train to the nearest railway station which is Villipuram.

11. Dalhousie

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You can say it as a mini Switzerland or a place for summers, Dalhousie is cute little town in the state of Himachal Pradesh. This hill station is a perfect mixture of British era and post India independence time. This town was founded in 1850s and can be one of the romantic places with amazing natural landscapes, rivers, pine valleys, and foggy mountains. This calm hill station is a place displaying historic values of temples, colonial architecture and adventurous treks, so honeymooners book your tickets now to enjoy the mesmerising views of the mountain range with a hot masala tea.

Things not to be missed: Trek that leads to the Indian Air force and Phoolan Devi temple, Daikund Peak, Snow-capped mountains.
Total Number of Nights required: 4-5 days
Best time to visit: Starting from Mid-May to October
How to reach Dalhousie: Pathankot Airport is the nearest airport to Dalhousie and by car you can reach Dalhousie which is only 80 kms from here and you can also book a train to Pathankot junction, the nearest one to Dalhousie.

12. Coorg

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Located in the green misty mountains of Karnataka, Coorg is a place for couples who love nature and clicking pictures. The evergreen place is known for waterfalls, temples, historic forts, adventure activities, cardamom forests and coffee plantations. Get yourself indulge into the serenity of the nature at this affluent hill station and enjoy at the most romantic getaway in South India. And also not to forget, that Coorg is also referred as the Scotland of India because of its scenic beauty.

Things not to be missed: Visit the Iruppu falls and Abbey Falls, visit Namdroling Monastery, Madikeri Fort, visit Nagarhole National Park and Dubare Elephant Camp & mountain biking in Chelavra.
Total Number of Nights required: 4-5 days
Best time to visit: October to March
How to reach Coorg: Coorg doesn’t have any local airport, but you can take flight up to Mangalore and book a cab from Mangalore to Coorg (135 kms)

13. Udaipur

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This destination is known for its royalty and with royalty comes luxurious hotels & palaces. It would be right to say that Udaipur is all about lavish hotels, historic forts, warm hospitality, rich culture, serene lakes and many things to do & explore. With Aravalli hills surrounding the entire city, the Udaipur city is known for its boat rides on Lake Pichola, city tours and palace tours organised, ala-grand hotels and resorts, cafes with scenic views, local shopping and local cuisine. This place is surely going to top the list of romantic options for a honeymoon holiday tour package.

Things not to be missed: City Tours, Palaces & Forts tours, local shopping, Lake Pichola Boat Ride
Total Number of Nights required: 5-8 days
Best time to visit: October to March
How to reach Udaipur: You can take a flight to the Udaipur Domestic Airport, and also catch a train to the Udaipur Junction, and you will get good connecting options from all the major cities.

14. Jaisalmer

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Every city is Rajasthan is known for its royalty and luxurious resorts and hotels. And Jaisalmer is a place where you can experience luxury in a desert. A honeymoon in a desert city will definitely give you the feel of Arabic living and culture. Many a times we also refer Jaisalmer as the ‘Golden City’, as it is located in mid of the Thar desert. You can live in the luxurious tents under the stars and sky or opt for a camel ride in the desert with your spouse and make your holiday a perfect one. So this city is a perfect mixture of Indian culture, desert experience and historic forts and adventure.

 Things not to be missed: Palace & Forts tours, Jaisalmer Fort- should be a must visit, street strolling, local shopping of handicrafts, Sand Dunes and desert safari, Palace on Wheels
Total Number of Nights required: 5-8 days and you can also club it with Jodhpur and Jaipur city
Best time to visit: October to March
How to reach Jaisalmer: The closest airport is the Jodhpur Airport, but you can also take a train to the Jaisalmer Junction

15. Kodaikanal

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If you are planning for honeymoon and have limited number of days, then Kodaikanal could be the most suitable option for you guys. The factors that attracts many of us to this place is the amazing waterfalls, foggy hills and stunning views across the hilly town. This place is also known as the ‘Princess of Hill Stations’ and is offers the best climate to make your holiday a perfect hearty affair.

Things not to be missed: Trekking at the Kodaikanal Palani Hills, enjoy beautiful sunrise/sunset, visit the Berijam Lake, Kodaikanal Solar Observatory
Total Number of Nights required:3-4 days
Best time to visit: April to June
How to reach Kodaikanal: The closest airport is the Madurai Airport or the Coimbatore airport and later take bus to Kodai from the airport

16. Kerala

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Spice Plantations, shores with lined up palm trees, and backwaters with stay in houseboats, are the factors that lure every individual to this marvellous destination and proves to be truly a God’s own country. With ever changing sceneries, stunning sunsets and local food, clean blue water beaches and windy roads, Kerala should be the top most destination chosen by every newlywed for their honeymoon. Few things that should not be missed here are to definitely sip a coconut water and watch the changing colours of sky from sunrise to sunset.

Things not to be missed: You can customise your itinerary and cover all the main cities and towns mainly: Munnar- windy roads, tea plantations, wildlife; Alleppey- Lagoons, Houseboats, beaches & backwaters; Enjoy the beach areas of Kovalam, Kumarakon, Varkala, Kannur; Make sure to visit Periyar lake and Mattupetty lake; and relax with the famous Kerala spa and massage therapies and treatments.
Total Number of Nights required: 8-10 days (To plan itinerary starting from Munnar to Kumarakon or Kovalam)
Best time to visit: November to March
How to reach Kerala: Kerala has the facilities of 3 main airport- Kochi International Airport, Calicut International Airport, & Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, you can book your flight based on the nearby city you are planning to start & end your itinerary.

17. Agra

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Agra attracts more than 10 million local & international tourists every year and the main highlight of the city is the Taj Mahal- ‘the symbol of love’ along with other attractions like Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, and many other forts and tombs. Also to mention that the above three listed attractions are all listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Selecting the city of Agra as one of the option for your honeymoon trip will be the best decision taken. You can also club Agra with Jaipur and Delhi if you want to extend your holidays.

Things not to be missed:  Taj Mahal – the symbol of love is should top your list, followed by Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, and many local bazaars and markets.
Total Number of Nights required: 4-5 days if you want to enjoy only Agra City
Best time to visit: November to March
How to reach Agra: You can take a flight till Delhi and hire a taxi from Delhi to Agra. Agra has an airport but that’s a military airport, so you might not get frequent flights to this airport. And also the Agra junction station is also well connected to many cities, so you can opt for this also.

18. Spiti

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Opting for Spiti Valley as a honeymoon destination will not be only to enjoy the scenic beauty around but also more about being adventurous with your partner, being spiritual, strolling around the valley and buying souvenirs. Also the best part about the Spiti is the accommodation as you get very good options at reasonable rates. If you plan an itinerary yourself, then make sure to add the few known Buddhist monasteries and Chandratal Lake as a part of your trip. Spiti Valley is one of the best honeymoon places chosen by any newlywed.

Things not to be missed:  Buddhist Monasteries, Chandratal Lake
Total Number of Nights required: 7-8 days
Best time to visit: March to August & if you love snow then do visit during winter months
How to reach Spiti: There are two routes to reach Spiti- One is via Shimla and other is through Manali wherein you need to cross Kunzum Pass and Rohtang Pass.

19. Kanyakumari

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Kanyakumari is at the southernmost tip of Kerala and is a beach destination along with also being religious place. This can be clubbed with the Kerala tour package and one can stretch their holidays to 10-15 days. Kanyakumari is not only about crystal clear beaches and spiritual places but also a place where three oceans meet- The Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea & the Indian Ocean.

Things not to be missed: Historic forts, temples & religious places, beautiful sunrise & sunsets
Total Number of Nights required: 4-5 days and also can be clubbed with the other cities of Kerala
Best time to visit: October to March
How to reach Kanyakumari: The nearest airport is the Trivandrum airport

20. Gokarna

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Gokarna can be said as a substitute to Goa, if you want to enjoy beach and chill with a drink on the beach but with less crowd, then Gokarna is the best option for you. Before years, Gokarna was known as a religious site, but slowly & gradually it gained importance in the tourism world because of its calmness, pristine beaches & wellness resorts.

Things not to be missed: water sport activities, beach hopping, temples, and local shops
Total Number of Nights required: 2-3 days
Best time to visit: October to March
How to reach Gokarna: The nearest airport is the Dabolim Airport and the nearest railway station is the Ankola.

This list of some best options of honeymoon destinations in India is now surely going to help you plan your ‘desi honeymoon’ in India. Tell us which one of the above is your favourite honeymoon destination? And once you decide this, don’t forget to check some of our best honeymoon tour packages listed on our website for a smooth and hassle free romantic holidays.

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