Top 10 Honeymoon Places In India

July 7, 2016

Honeymoon Places India

Marriage it’s a divine relation that binds not just two families or individuals, but also two souls with an eternal bond for a lifetime! With the knot being tied, life just takes a new turn towards love, bliss and romance.

Such an auspicious bond in life, why not and add some more strokes of romance and affection with a pleasant honeymoon trip? But then…that one question strikes the mind: where to go?

Here we have handpicked 10 top honeymoon places / destinations in India.

1. Goa:

Goa needs no introduction. A very popular destinations for honeymooning couples, Goa has everything for you to make sure the honeymoon period never does end. Balmy shores, glorious Portuguese architecture, fiery glasses of feni, eclectic nightlife and some delectable spice-laden vindaloo. That’s Goa for you. A coastal retreat with a shimmering sun in the backdrop, Goa has more than enough to make you fall in love over and over again and make sure the wedding fever doesn’t fade away.

Romantic Things to Do:

  • Soak in the splendid views of the sunset from Fort Chapora with your beloved
  • Grab some beers, walk hand-in-hand on the white sand and laze around in a shack
  • Dance the night away in LPK (Love Passion Karma), Mambo’s or Tito’s, some of the finest clubs in Goa
  • Spend some time relaxing and massaging away the weariness of the wedding festivities.

Best Experiences: Beaches, Nightlife, Shopping, Water sports.

How to Reach: Dabolim Airport lies 29 km from state’s capital Panjim. Two major railheads in Goa are Madgaon and Thivim.

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 5 to 10 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to January

2. Kerala (Munnar)

Honeymoon in Munnar Hill Station
Kerala unfurls itself in beautiful ways, be it in the summer months or the winter, and is a sought-after place for honeymoon in India. For a relaxed sun bath, there is Kovalam Beach. For a romantic cruise journey in Alleppey. Munnar and Wayanad, set in the hills, deserve a visit for a wonderful time. Couples can explore the backwaters, with the network of lakes, canals and rivers, in houseboats or discover the hidden treasures around Kerala. For a traditional holiday, complete with thick vegetation, diverse biology and the gentleness of the rural culture, Kerala is the ultimate place.

Best Experiences: Tea Gardens, Western Ghats, Wildlife, Hills, Eravikulam National Park, Anamudi, Devikulam

How to Reach: Cochin is the nearest airport and the closest railway station is Aluva located at a distance of 110 km from Munnar.

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 5 to 6 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to March and January to May

Romantic Things to Do:

  • Indulge in a luxurious spa session.
  • Take a houseboat ride if you are staying in Allepey or Kumarakom. Don’t forget to sip on champagne as you glide past the palm-fringed backwaters
  • Rent a car/bike and drive up the mountains in Wayanad
  • ​Enjoy the sun setting along the horizon while sitting on the pier beside Chinese catamarans.

3. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman Nicobor Islands Honeymoon
Want to have you honeymoon on an island, surrounded by waters all around in romantic mood, the answer is Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Be it the summer months or the winter, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are among the best places for honeymoon in India. It is exotic and private, with a mind-blowing repertoire of flora and fauna, from jungle life and hills to colourful fishes and sunken ships, alongside great food and accommodation. For the active couple, there is water-skiing, windsurfing, speed boats, glass-bottom boat rides, and much more. For underwater enthusiasts, Havelock Island is perfect for snorkelling and Scuba diving.

Romantic Things to Do:

  • A candlelit dinner by the beach, under the stars. (Talk about a perfect romantic set up!)
  • Andamans crystal clear waters are any diver’s dream. Go explore the rich marine life together.
  • Don’t miss the spectacular sunsets, especially the one at the Sunset Point, which is situated towards the western side of the beach.

Best Experiences: Quiet and secluded beaches, Luxury Resorts, Scuba Diving, Snorkelling and Water Sports, Historic Places, Museums

How to Reach: Port Blair is Andaman’s gateway, connected both by air and sea. Get direct flights from New Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai.

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 6 to 15 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to May

4. Agra – it’s all about eternal love

What a better way to immortalize your love for each other than by admiring the embodiment of eternal love of Taj Mahal? Add to that the Mughal grandeur and say hello to a ‘shahi’ honeymoon. When it comes to plan a honeymoon trip to Agra, one doesn’t need words to describe it, but to feel its love and romance. Admire the magical beauty of the Taj Mahal and immortalize your love for your better half!

Best Experiences: Taj Mahal and other ancient forts and palaces, Luxury resorts, Mughal History

How to Reach: Kheria Airport of Agra is a seasonal airport and is connected only by Air India flights from New Delhi. The Agra railhead lies on the Delhi- Mumbai and Delhi-Chennai routes.

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 3 to 5 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to February

5. Jaisalmer

Honeymoon in Jaisalmer is truly a hearty affair! Located right at the heart of the great Thar Desert, honeymoon in the ‘Golden City’ or Jaisalmer is all about art and crafts, culture and tradition, the warmth of each others’ company and promises for life.

Best Experiences: Sand dunes, Desert Safari, Forts and palaces, Palace on Wheels, Festivals, Local Music and Dance, Arts and Craft

How to Reach: Jodhpur is the closest domestic airport. However, you can reach the city by train.

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 6 to 7 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to March

6. Srinagar – truly a paradise for the honeymooners

Take a shikara ride in the stunning Dal Lake, visit the many colourful gardens and fill your honeymoon with the most romantic moments! Well, when in Srinagar, words can’t just define the experience; you need to feel it!

Best Experiences: Houseboats, The Mughal Gardens, Lakes, Shikara, Food (Kashmiri Wazwan), Shopping

How to Reach: The Srinagar International Airport is well connected from all major cities in India. Direct flights are available from Delhi and Mumbai. Nearest train station is at Udhampur, Jammu

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 4 to 8 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: April to September

7. Darjeeling

As you witness the sun rising over the horizon from the Tiger Hills, promise a bond that will make both of you love each other even more than yesterday! Caress and pamper the honeymoon trip with stunning views of the Himalayas, Mt Everest and the enthralling Kanchenjunga Peak.

Located in West Bengal in the arms of the Lesser Himalayas, Darjeeling is often referred to as the Queen of Hills. It is one of the most picturesque and peaceful places for honeymoon in India, with a pleasantly cool climate, and Kanchenjunga framing the skyline. Nearby attractions include the Rock Garden, sunrise from Tiger Hills, Batasia Loop, Peace Pagoda, Singamari Ropeway, etc. There are activities like rock-climbing or paragliding, and a tour in the UNESCO World Heritage Site toy-train is a must. While summer is the ideal time to go there, couples can also choose the winter months.

Best Experiences: Mountains, Tea Gardens, Shopping, Trekking, Hiking, Toy Train, views of Khangchendzonga

How to Reach: Bagdogra Airport is located 96 km away from Darjeeling and the nearest railway station is in New Jalpaiguri, 62 km away.

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 5 to 7 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: September to April

8. Daman & Diu

Hidden from the rest of the world, the silent beaches in Daman & Diu will introduce both of you to the enchanting world of togetherness. Promise each other a world, where ever morning brings in new hopes, faiths and unconditioned love!

Best Experiences: Islands, Beaches, Caves, Churches, Diu Cycling Track, Diu Fort, Portuguese Culture and People

How to Reach: Diu Airport is 5 km away from the town and the nearest railhead is Vapi, which is 10 km away

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 10 to 15 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to February

9. Khajuraho

Get enchanted with the art and sculpture of the past and caress each other in the most passionate ways! Khajuraho; one such place where love and passion is worshipped at every corner, will cuddle up your honeymoon in the most alluring ways.

Best Experiences: Ancient Monuments, Sculptures, Art, Temples, Culture

How to Reach: Khajuraho has its own domestic airport; however, Khajuraho railway station is connected to a few towns only including New Delhi

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 2 to 3 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to March

10. Puri

Cosseted by the captivating appeal of the Bay of Bengal, this city in Odisha entices its visitors with an array of offerings. From stunning beaches to hidden settlements, pious temples to pilgrim centres, Puri has all the elements to make your honeymoon memorable.

Best Experiences: Sea, Beaches, Religious Places, Jagannath Temple, Festivals and Fairs, Shopping

How to Reach: Bhubaneswar has the nearest airport and railway station

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 2 to 3 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to March

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