The sublime honeymoon destination across India
A honeymoon is one such escape from life that you will cherish for a lifetime. It is a once in a lifetime opportunity to relax and have a better understanding of your partner. People wish to explore beautiful and exotic destinations for their honeymoon. It is true that India houses some of the most beautiful destinations with panor amic views where a couple can give a real good start to their relationship. From the alluring landscape of Kashmir to tranquil lakes of Udaipur, from beaches of Kerala to majestic forts of Jaisalmer, India has it all! There are infinite reasons to choose India for a honeymoon tour. To have a wonderful experience, all you need to do is to go through the places mentioned below and select the one that gratifies you the most. So here we bring you the most preferred and blissful destinations across India!
UDAIPUR – The city of lakes
Udaipur is basically about indulging in absolute royalty. It is one of the most romantic destinations of India. Hemmed in the lush green hills of Aravallis and located around beautiful blue lakes, Udaipur is known as the ‘city of lakes and palaces’. One can visit Lake Palace which looks like a bejeweled beauty in night and a ray of sunshine as the sun comes up. Since it is a romantic getaway, you can enjoy a boat ride in Lake Pichola clicking splendid pictures and exploring the palaces, temples and bathing ghats that envelope the lake. People love to discover the rustic charm of Udaipur through a heritage walk which gives an insight of its regal past. If you are in a mood of seeking blessings and witnessing amazing architecture, then surely visit Jagdish Temple whose architecture comprises of decorated ceilings, carved pillars and lush halls. Since Udaipur is a part of Rajasthan, we cannot miss to mention the delicious Rajasthani cuisine which will make your trip just perfect!
JAISALMER – The golden city
Located amidst the expansive Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is known for its rich heritage, culture and traditions. The city is fenced by grand forts such as the Jaisalmer Fort. Its architecture comprises of Rajput and Mughal elements. It is one of the most beautiful forts of India. Next you can visit the ancient Jain temples and shop till you drop from the local bazaars of Jaisalmer. Enjoying a desert safari and staying in a desert camp is one of the major highlight of a Jaisalmer tour. Experiencing the beauty of vibrant nights, gazing at sparkling stars, capturing beautiful sunset view and sleeping under the canopy of stars is one of the most happening things you will experience in your lifetime. Tourists can enjoy traditional music and dance performances and binge on the delicious Rajasthani cuisine.
KERALA – God’s own country
Kerala is a suitable destination for honeymooners. Known as God’s own country, Kerala is widely known for its mesmerizing backwaters, serene beaches, lush greenery, scenic views and palatable cuisine. The gorgeous scenery makes it an ideal destination for honeymoon. Being on a Kerala tour means visiting enthralling Munnar hills to view sunrise and tea gardens, enjoying sea food at Kovalam beach, cruising at the backwaters of Allepey, an overnight stay on a houseboat and visiting Thekkady to experience amazing wildlife of India. Kerala basically offers everything that a couple needs for their vacation. From the romantic strolls down the winding path in Munnar to the beautiful jungles of Thekkady which welcomes its visitors with exquisite flora and fauna, Kerala makes you fall in love with it. It is also famous for its ayurvedic sessions because who doesn’t want to rejuvenate on a vacation. This destination will undoubtedly please your senses and soothe your soul.
GOA – The party hub
A fine blend of sea, sun and sand, Goa is indeed a very romantic destination. From romantic to adventurous, Goa offers all kinds of experiences to its visitors. While you take a stroll at the beaches of Goa in morning, you can party at vibrant pubs and casinos till the next dawn. This place will leave your pulse beating with its beach hopping and partying at clubs. A couple either wants to cherish some peaceful moments with each other at a beach or party till the sun rises. You can have both these experiences here. One can enjoy various water sports at Calangute beach. The Butterfly beach stands as one of the most romantic destinations of Goa where you can indulge in dolphin watching, take romantic strolls and view a beautiful sunset. A trip to Goa is incomplete without seeing iconic forts and waterfalls. For this you can visit Fort Aguada and Dhudsagar waterfalls to capture amazing shots and create memories for life.
ANDAMAN – Diving into nature’s beauty
If there is one place in India where geography is massively different from the rest of the land, it has to be Andaman Islands. This place attracts numerous tourists every year because of its beauty. Not only perfect for honeymooners but Andaman is also popular among families and friends. Some of the best places to visit here include Havelock Island where you can visit the beautiful Radhanagar beach, Elephant beach and Kalapathar beach; Neil Island to enjoy water activities and nature photography; and Port Blair. One of the best places for honeymooners is Port Blair which still has a rustic charm to it and depicts the best of British Raj. Water sports in Andaman do not require you to actually know swimming since all water activities are divided into beginner or non swimmer and advance courses. This place is a treat for your eyes and gives you a chance to embrace true colors of nature.
DARJEELING – For the tea lovers
A mesmerizing hill station in West Bengal, Darjeeling is a divine amalgamation of lush green hills, beautiful monasteries, tea plantations and an amazing toy train journey. The city is also known as the ‘Queen of hill stations’ and is a preferred location because of its cool climate. One of the major highlight of a trip to Darjeeling is the toy train ride which was built in late 19th century. When the sun rises from behind the long stretched hills and showers its colors on the snow white Kanchenjunga, you just want to hold the hands of your beloved and stand spellbound on Tiger Hills. Another attraction situated close to Tiger hills is Ghoom monastery which dates back to 1850. Darjeeling also houses an alluring water body named Senchal Lake and a National Park called Singalila where one can see a wide range of Himalayan mammals, birds and reptiles.
PONDICHERRY – The French capital of India
Pondicherry, often referred to as the French capital of India is a vibrant city located on the south eastern coast of India. One can expect unspoiled beaches, heritage buildings, ancient temples and a colonial ambience here. Pondicherry boasts of its clear beaches where people can sit back, relax, soak up the sun and watch the world go by. You can also hit the backwaters of Chunnambar River. Boating through these mesmerizing backwaters is an ethereal experience. You can explore the place through a heritage walk or by hopping on wheels. A visit to Sri Aurobindo ashram is a must to find inner peace and to Pondicherry museum to step back in time.
MAHABALIPURAM – The Historical town
Situated on the Coromandel Coast along the Bay of Bengal in the state of Tamil Nadu, Mahabalipuram is famous for its intricately carved temples and rock cut caves. The alluring white sandy beaches with casuarinas trees and the vibrant atmosphere makes this place a famous tourist destination. One can visit Shore Temple which is built with blocks of granite and dates back to 8th century. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva and is known for its beautiful craftsmanship. Next you can visit the five Rathas which are 7th century temples and named after five Pandavas of the great Indian epic, Mahabharat. Visit the clean, white and mesmerizing beaches of Mahabalipuram to explore your adventurous side. One of the major highlight of this tour is a visit to Kovalam village which was once a tiny fishing village but is now one of the most spectacular beach resorts of India. Lastly, visit the crocodile bank which has a variety of species of African and Indian alligators and will add the right amount of adventure to your romantic trip. There are various cafes and restaurants that you can explore to satisfy your taste buds and many other activities you can indulge in.
OOTY – The best of hills and old world colonial charm
Every couple wishes to have a great honeymoon at an exotic location. Fortunately, there are various places in India which are no less than perfect for couples. One such place is the little yet gorgeous hill station of Ooty. There are numerous scenic spots, waterfalls, lakes and gardens which add to the beauty of this place. People can visit Ooty Lake which is famous for picnicking and paddle boating. Next is the Pykara waterfall where couples love to take long walks amidst pine trees. Rose garden which is the liveliest tourist spot and filled with roses of all colors, pine forest and Stone house are some other places of interest which will make your honeymoon more memorable. The paradise of Ooty is Needle Rock View Point which decorates itself beautifully during sunset and sunrise. All these spots are not only beautiful in their view but very romantic making Ooty a preferred honeymoon destination.
COORG – Experiencing serenity
Coorg is blessed with mesmeric natural beauty and attracts tourists from all over the world. It is a great location with gorgeous waterfalls, sprawling green landscapes, mystical mountain tops and lovely flora and fauna. There are various things to do in Coorg. Begin by visiting Abbey waterfalls whose scenic charm coupled with aromatic plantations of coffee and spices deserve not just to be visited but remembered. For all wildlife lovers, Dubare elephant camp is a perfect spot to witness glorious elephants in their natural habitat. Then there is a sunset point named Raja’s seat which offers an incomparable view of hills and valleys. Nagarhole National Park and Mandalpatti view point are some of the other famous places you can visit in Coorg.
KASHMIR – Heaven on Earth
If you want to experience heaven on earth, then you choose Kashmir for your tour. It is the northernmost geographical region of Indian subcontinent and has always been adored because of its beauty. One can visit the city of Srinagar where you can take a ride in whimsical shikaras, go water skiing on Dal Lake, watch beautiful migratory birds in Dachigam wildlife sanctuary, visit ancient monuments such as Jama Masjid and walk through the splendid Mughal Gardens. Next is Sonmarg which is blessed with various lakes and provides panoramic views. One of the most popular attractions of Kashmir is Gulmarg. This hill station has an amazing backdrop of snow covered hills where one can enjoy skiing, trekking, fishing and mountain biking. While Kashmir has many other beautiful spots such as Baramulla and Kishtwar, just holding hands of your partner and staring into Kashmir’s beauty will make your honeymoon perfect!
It is very important to plan the trip together since you and yours partner’s choices can vary. Also a honeymoon is a perfect time to give a beautiful start to your life which is why you should always opt for a destination which is not just popular but private too. You must leave no stone unturned to make it the best trip of your life. Indulge in photography, get couple spas done, shop a lot, have fancy dinners and drop your fears with activities you have never done before. Have a great and memorable time!
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