Honeymoons have their natural charm; they are not the ordinary vacations people go for. Couples look forward to and plan their honeymoons way in advance to make it as fun, exciting and romantic as they possibly can. Choosing the correct destination is of great significance as the climate and ambiance for a season will play a major role in how the honeymoon turns out. India being diverse offers many great spots for honeymoon as the varied topography gives more option for couples to choose spots across the country. Here are the Top 7 places to visit in India for honeymoon listed below.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
If you are getting married around December to April then the secluded and non-commercial islands of India could be a great choice for honeymooners. They offer nearly 36 islands for stay on the pristine Bay of Bengal. A great choice for beach lovers, these islands are surrounded by clean blue waters that offer great rejuvenation and fun activities that couples can do together like scuba diving, sea fishing and snorkelling.
Alleppey (Kerala Backwaters)
If you are getting married between Octobers and May then Alleppey would be a good option. For coupled who want to spend time amidst nature’s bounty, Alleppey offers the famous backwaters for houseboat stays. The excitement of living on the houseboat in beautiful nature gifted Kerala itself is an experience. The major attractions here are the Krishnapuram Palace, the Kettuvallams or rice boats and the, snake boat race
Dalhousie is often a good choice for couples fond of hill stations. A good time to visit is between April and June. Located in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, it offers lush green valleys, mountainous terrains and snow-caps view of scenic Himachal for a cosy honeymoon overlooking the Tibetan market.
Another fantastic hill station to visit is Darjeeling located in the Shivalik hills in West Bengal. Famous for tea garden and toy train, Darjeeling offer a romantic ambience in nature’s lap for just married couples. The key tourist attractions include the tea gardens, the Himalayan zoo, the Busty Gompa and the Senchal Lake. A great time to visit Darjeeling would be between April and December.
Shillong is a romantic hill city located in Meghalaya in the North Eastern Part of India. This spot offers magnificent waterfalls, amazing museums, and holy churches amidst forest and pine trees if visited between March to April. . It greatly differs from the general culture and ways of India. It has the north eastern touch to it. Key tourist attractions would include the Bishop and Beadon Falls, Umiam Lake and the Sohpetbneng Peak.
Jaipur in Rajasthan is not the standard clichéd honeymoon spot; however, it is my personal favourite spot. Being just married you can enjoy a great time with your spouse around the pink city with its magnificence on the royal platter. Visiting the famous world heritage sights and living in regal palaces could sure be a romantic. Travelling to Jaipur between November to February is highly recommended.
Udaipur, again in Rajasthan is definitely thumbs-up for being a great honeymoon destination. Known as the City of Lakes, it offers a Mewari feel, food and culture. Small scattered lakes with majestic structures like the Lake Palace in the middle of the Lake Pichola sanctify the place. Do visit in between November and February.
Take a close look at the month and then filter the destination based on your interest of beaches, hills or cities of interests. Choosing the correct destination is very important for a fun and romatic honeymoon.