India has so much to explore and so much to appreciate. Whether it’s a spiritual tourism, adventure tourism or a honeymoon, India has everything one wishes for. The honeymoon has always been a fascinating period in a newly married couple's life when everything seems magical and ecstatic. Everything seems new and what is a better way than to start this 'new' life with a trip with your beloved? There are some breathtaking honeymoon destinations in India. With a diverse range of honeymoon destinations in India to choose from it can often become difficult to select that one perfect place which would be an escape for just the two. Well, no more worries in planning a dreamy honeymoon trip. Here are the top 5.
The land of sun, sand and sea—Goa is one of the best honeymoon destinations in the world. Couples from all across the globe come here to spend their honeymoon in the rustic city of Goa. Be in awe of the fascinating waters, bestowed with unique and multi-hued flora and fauna, which both you lovers can explore. Goa offers scuba diving which will not only add spice to your honeymoon but also take you two to another world altogether. There's something special at every turn when you're in Goa.
Privacy in India is hard to find but South Goa gives you just that in abundance. If the two of you are party animals, then you might want to take full advantage of this place and put on your glad rags and get a buzz out of Goa's nightlife. Not just this but Goa has romantic resorts and the crowd is very genial. Besides, if you're not having anything your way, you can always play the honeymoon card to get things done. Best time to plan a honeymoon to Goa is October to March. Take a walk on the shimmering sands of these beaches and watch the sun meet the horizon.
Coorg in Karnataka in south India is a charming little town also known as the Scotland of India. Counted amongst the top honeymoon destinations in India, the place is quiet, scenic and is perfect for couples, where they can spend a lot of time together in solitude. It also is known as the ‘Scotland of India‘, the fun and delight of your honeymoon will never cease in this hill town.
The orange orchards, refreshing aroma of coffee and acres of verdant greenery is ideally suited for a cosy honeymoon trip. Here the couples can have experience with sightseeing, coffee plantations, waterfalls, trekking, hiking. October to March and January to May is the best time to visit Coorg.
The honeymoon is not just about travelling to a distant place but also about knowing your partner. So what could be a better destination than Shimla? Shimla has been attracting honeymooners for a long time and is also considered one of the affordable honeymoon destinations in the country! This gorgeous hill station is a perfect place for the newlyweds. Its beauty, colonial charm, mighty mountains and wonderful surroundings are simply perfect to begin a new stage of life.
Referred to as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’, Shimla is popularly known for its scenic locations and the chilly white snow. White is not just a colour! It also signifies the amount of purity, wholeness and completion. Shower the new beginning of your married life with the essence of the white snows and relinquish yourselves with the rejuvenating things to do in Shimla. Things which couples can do are Ice skating, trekking, hiking, skiing, paragliding, temples, shopping. Best time to visit Shimla is March to June.
Andaman and Nicobar
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, one of the seven union territories of India, are a group of islands located where the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea meet. If you want to get lost in its romantic aura then spend your honeymoon on these islands. You can explore your partner’s adventurous side at Andaman. Nothing can be better than a quiet time for just the both of you as you take a walk along the seashore, hand in hand. If you let the love bugs bite you, the azure skies and the silver sands are bound to leave to breathless.
With a lot of underwater activities that this place has to offer, Andaman and Nicobar islands are one of the honeymoon places in India that will not disappoint you. A touch of romance and a sprinkle of serenity is all you need if you are looking for a get away from the rest of the world. Both of you can indulge in adventure water sports like snorkelling and scuba diving. Also, tread the natural trekking trail from Mt. Harriet to Madhuban and enjoy the wilderness and admire the varied species flora and fauna. The islands offer you some of the most splendid opportunities to make your honeymoon a memorable event. Best time for planning your honeymoon to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is October to Jun.
Jammu and Kashmir
This capital city of Jammu & Kashmir is a paradise in every sense of the word. The lush valleys, sparkling lakes, high mountains and picturesque scenery make it one of the perfect honeymoon destinations in India that you will remember all your life. The houseboats and the Shikharas on those shimmering lakes and the mesmerising Mughal gardens make Srinagar a beloved destination for honeymooners.
If you want adrenaline rush during your honeymoon and want to enjoy an adventurously romantic honeymoon then indulge in the plethora of adventure activities like skiing, trekking, white water rafting, paragliding, camping and Kayaking. The perfect weather, the love in the air and immaculate exquisiteness of Srinagar, will bless you with an ideal beginning of your married life. You can take a romantic shikara ride in the stunning Dal Lake, visit the many colourful gardens and fill your honeymoon with the most romantic moments.