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The top 10 Honeymoon Places in India for a Romantic Trip

Posted by Avis on August 28, 2018 | people viewed

You may have taken vacations with your fiancé before. And you definitely will go on couples’ getaways again. But after all the stress of wedding planning, you deserve a memorable honeymoon. Here’s what to do to make it an unforgettable trip. Going on a honeymoon is a way to create new memories, while you trust each other and become familiar with each other’s’ tendencies. In cultures where arranged marriages are the norm, the honeymoon acts as an icebreaker of sorts for couples who have never previously mingled outside the extensive company. To make things simpler, we have compiled a list of the best honeymoon destinations in India.

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1. Srinagar

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Rightly called as ‘Heaven on Earth’, it is one of the most picturesque towns you can visit. It lies on the bank of Jhelum river and is famous for its Shikara rides. It is one of the best places in Jammu and Kashmir you can visit to breathe fresh air and spend romantic moments with your partner. You can explore the snowcapped mountains of Gulmarg, go on Gondola rides, have a luxury stay at the houseboats on Dal Lake, enjoy the local delicacies of Kashmir or just go for shopping around the city.

How to reach: You can either take a flight to Sheikh ul Alam International Airport or take a car rental in Delhi then take a road trip to Srinagar and beyond.

Best Resort:

The Lalit Grand Palace – It is surrounded by the Himalayan mountain range and offers a scenic view of the Dal lake. It adjoins a golf course and is close to the international airport.

Top Attractions
Dal Lake, Mughal Gardens, Nishat Bagh, Char Chinar, Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, Shankaracharya Temple, Hazratbal Shrine, Baramulla.

2. Andaman & Nicobar

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This is the place you should head to if you and your better half are a water baby and it is the best honeymoon place in India for sure. Go for scuba diving, snorkeling, sea walk and other activities that interest you. Doing these adventure sports together will surely make your bond stronger and you will have loads of fun. If you don’t feel like going on such adventures, then stay back at your suite or sit by the beach to enjoy the enthralling beauty of the place.

How to reach: Take a flight to Port Blair and then book your self-drive car and get behind the wheels with your partner.

Best Resort

Sea Shell Havelock – These wooden cottage huts with a view of the azure waters and coconut tree studded beaches offer a peaceful and ideal relaxation abode. Couples can enjoy a serene candlelight dinner on the beach or opt for spa therapy

Top Attractions
Havelock Island, Cellular Jail, Neil Island, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Chatham Saw Mill, Wandoor Beach, Corbyn’s Cove, Little Andaman, Anthropological Museum, Samudrika Naval Marine Museum.

3. Udaipur

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‘The City of Lakes’, ‘Jewel of Mewar’ or ‘Venice of the East’, you can call it by whichever name you like but you cannot overlook this romantic getaway. The city is breathtakingly beautiful and Aravalli hills surround this place from all the directions to add on to its charm. This is one of the best places in Rajasthan to take your special one for a romantic getaway. The royal region is blessed with natural as well as manmade grandeur and you will have plenty to explore together.

How to reach: For car ride lovers hire a car rental from Delhi and drive to Udaipur for the perfect road trip.

Best Resort
The Oberoi Udaivilas- The luxurious Udaivilas is a 200-year old villa on the banks of the Lake Pichola. Thanks to its opulence, hospitality, and plush interiors including crystal chandeliers & private pools, it is considered as one of the best hotels in Udaipur for a honeymoon.

Top Attractions
City Palace, Sajjangarh Palace, Fateh Sagar Lake, Doodh Talai Musical Garden, Vintage Car Museum, Eklingjj Temple, Saheliyon Ki Bari.

4. ALLEPPEY

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Often compared to Venice due to its abundance of canals, Alappuzha is the gateway to the backwaters of Kerala. Rent a houseboat for an up-close view of the palm-lined waterways. In August, the snake-boat race is a remarkable festival—each traditional boat has a crew of over 100 local sailors.

How to reach: The roads to Alleppey from Kochi are well maintained. You can hire a self-driven car from Kochi.

Best Resort:
Lemon Tree Vembanad Lake Resort: This resort is as fresh as the freshness of lemon fragrance. It is an ideal place for recreation and relaxation, especially for couples.

Top Attractions
Kuttanad Backwaters, St. Mary’s Forane Church, Krishnapuram Palace, Alleppey Beach, St. Andrew’s Basilica Arthunka, Karumadi

5. Goa

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Goa is the destination which most of us long to go to, right from the college days. It does prove to be a perfect place to try to relive your youth and is much more than beaches and cruise parties. Goa is a perfect blend of Indian and Portuguese societies. It has some the most happening beaches in the world where you can party all night and let your hair down.

How to reach: Goa has a good airline connectivity with most of the places around India and you can also take a car rental in Mumbai.

Best Resort:
The Park Calangute, Bardez: The Park Calangute is a breathtakingly beautiful luxury beach resorts in Goa. Enjoy a relaxing massage at the Aura Spa, a range of cocktails at the Sky Bar and Peace Bar, and romantic cabanas next to the purple pool.

Top Attractions
Baga Beach, Calangute Beach, Dona Paula, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Fort Aguda. Flea Markets, Arambol Beach, Chapora Fort, Vagator Beach.

6. Manali

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Once called the “end of the habitable world,” Manali is an important hill station of northern India and is the destination of thousands of tourists every year. Its cool atmosphere provides a perfect haven for the ones afflicted by the hot Indian summers which is why it is one of the most famous and best honeymoon places in India. Besides offering quite a few places for sightseeing, Manali is also famous for adventure sports like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, rafting, trekking, kayaking, and mountain biking. In brief, Manali-the veritable “valley of the Gods”-is an ideal place for the ones in search of both love and adventure.

How to reach: You can take a self-drive trip to Manali from Delhi by hiring a car rental in Delhi.

Best Resort:
Whistling Pines resorts and Spa is among the best resorts in Manali owing to its modern, stylish interiors and rooms bathed in natural light, with splendid views of snow-capped peaks.

Top Attractions
Hadimba Temple, Tibetan Monasteries, Manu Temple, Club House, Vashisht Hot Water Springs, Maa Sharvari Temple, Jogini Falls

7. Darjeeling

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Darjeeling is one of the most appealing hill stations in Eastern part of India and is one of the best places in West Bengal. It has got captivating views of snow-capped Kanchenjunga and you can just go for tea making courses of the coveted Darjeeling Tea with your better half. The town has aromatic tea gardens, pines and ferns and most importantly its famous toy train.

How to reach: The nearest airport is Bagdogra or you can have a long road trip by hiring a car rental in Kolkata.

Best Resort:
Hotel Windamere- The moment you walk into this property, you will feel that this hotel is all about the dream, romance, and tranquillity. Although it’s located right at the heart of Darjeeling and right above the Chowrasta Mall, it has a whole hill to itself.

Top Attractions
Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Japanese Peace Pagoda, Rock Garden, Nightingale Park, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Sandakphu Trek, Ghoom Monastery.

8. Pondicherry

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This former French colony still has everything largely inspired by French. The town is divided into two parts- the older part reflects French culture whereas the newer part is mostly South Indian. The streets are clean and embellished with beautiful Bougainvillaea flowers which make it a perfect place to have a long stroll with your sweetheart.

How to reach: You can either take a direct flight to Puducherry Airport or book your car rental in Chennai and drive the 150km stretch to make the most of your romantic getaway.

Best Resort:
Kailash Beach Resort: One of the most popular and ideal beach resorts near Pondicherry, it can be called a heaven for those who love to have a tryst with the sea and the sands!

Top Attractions
Auroville Ashram, Paradise Beach, Seaside Promenade, Chunnambar Boat House, Arikamedu, Basilica of the Sacred Heart Jesus, Ousteri Wetland and National Park, French War Memorial.

9. Munnar

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One of the biggest tea plantations in India, this place rises in God’s own country as three mountain rangers merge- Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. This place is one of the best places in Kerala and the perfect destination to see your romance bloom along with the rare flora and fauna that this place encompasses. If you and your partner are tea lovers, then this place is a heaven for you as it has got rare varieties of tea and spices to offer. In 2018, you can treat your eyes with the blooming of Neelakurinji which blooms once in 12 years and make your trip more special.

How to reach: Fly to Kerala and hire a car rental in Kochi and drive to Munnar.

Best Resort: Ragamaya Resort & Spa
Spend a luxurious time at this impeccable resort surrounded by majestic mountains. Ragamaya resort is situated at a distance of 3km from the Rajjakkad bus station. It has all the facilities including well –furnished and air-conditioned rooms, an on-site spa and free wifi.

Top Attractions
Tata Tea Museum, Chokramudi Peak, Eravikulam National Park, Kundala Lake, Lockhart Gap, Photo Point, Wonder Valley Adventure and Amusement Park

10. Dalhousie

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The architecture of Dalhousie is still in colonial hangover and it is one of the best places in Himachal Pradesh. Dalhousie is constituted by 5 hills namely Balun, Bakrota, Tehra, Patreyn and Kathlog. The town is embraced by the river Ravi and has a view of snowcapped Pir Panjal. You can visit Panch Pulla which is one of the most scenic sites of the region as it has numerous waterfalls, streams and hillocks that are surrounded by lush green forests. You will feel one with nature here and will sock the beauty of this place.

How to reach: The most convenient way to reach Dalhousie is by hiring a car rental in Delhi.

Best Resort:
Grand View Hotel: It has a very well kept up accommodation that is lined with glass panels and wooden panels on its façade. The view is majestic as the snowy mountains of the Dhauladhar Ranges seem to be teasing you to touch the tips.

Top Attractions
Panch Pulla, Khajjar, Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, Satdhara Falls, Daikund Peak, Subhash Baoli, Chamba, Chamunda Devi Temple.

 

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