best Honeymoon Places in India

The day you get married is the most important day of your life. We understand how much it takes to arrange, prepare, and plan for that big day. If you had a banquet wedding or even a destination wedding, you would be equally exhausted with all the preparations for the day. Now you realize all of the stress was worth it; you are now with the love of your life. It’s time for you both to enjoy this new beginning of your life. While planning for your perfect honeymoon destination, I am sure you would have come across various travel websites. Here we have tried to remove that burden from you and listed the most loved yet unique and best honeymoon destinations in India.

Tips for selecting the Best Honeymoon destinations in India

Consider the Interests of your partner, as well.

If you love beach and water sport, then an exotic coastal location will be the best honeymoon destination for you. Therefore it is essential to know your interest and choices. So decide the location mutually.  If you and your partner are happy with your honeymoon destination, then surely, you both will equally enjoy and create amazing memories.

Duration is Important

The dates and duration is a vital factor when it comes to the planning of a vacation. In a short length, you would be in a hurry and will not enjoy the surroundings. Therefore we would advise that you must not pick multiple locations for your honeymoon trip. Stay in one place for a few days and not worry about the next flight to catch.

 Budget Outline is Crucial

It becomes a problem when we don’t plan out of budget, and this mismanagement may ruin your honeymoon as well. Therefore, plan out every possible expenditure and keep a buffer amount. Along with that, honeymoon packages are recommended.

Consider the visiting season

Every location has its best time of splendor, and you would not like to miss that. So, in this blog, we have mentioned the best to visit the location. We hope you enjoy the vacation to the fullest.

Travel blog is help

It is suggested to read and know more about where you are going to spend your honeymoon vacation. You are reading this, and it tells us that you are aware enough to do your homework. You can look for the location to visit, local cuisines, activities of doing, and many other things which would help you.

Pack only what you need

Finally, it’s time to pack your things. Don’t overstuff your luggage; instead, keep it light. For sure, you would not like to carry multiple heavy bags when you can hold your partner’s hand and walk. Take only the necessary and appropriate clothes for the destination.

15 Best Honeymoon Destinations in India

Andaman

exotic honeymoon destination

If you and your partner are vivid beach lovers and wish to be in nature to make your love grow, Andaman and Nicobar Island are the best choices. It offers you to be in the midst of nature, surrounded by water and tranquillity.

1. Ross and Smith Island

In your honeymoon, you can be an explorer partner and cherish the togetherness in little things. Here you can explore ruins, man-caves, and spend a beautiful evening by the pond.

Best time to visit- It is best to visit between October and March.

Places to visit- Explore the ruins, visit the sanctuary, attend the light, explore the man-caves, visit the pond, and attend the sound show.

How to reach- Ross Island is 3 km east of Port Blair. You can hop on private ferries or take a public boat ride or jetty to Ross Island.

Where to stay- Hotel de Marina, Sinclair Bay View, J Hotel, and there are quite many resorts near the market area.  

2. Barren Island

Barren Island is well known as a Submarine emergent Volcano, and it is one of the attractions in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This is an adventure you both would not forget. Yes, experiences can be romantic too.

Best time to visit- It is advised to visit anytime between November and February. You can visit Barren Island from 5:30 AM to 4 PM.

Things to do- You can see India’s only active volcano here and enjoy the beach with your loved one. 

How to reach- There are only two ways to reach the Barren Island, you can take a ferry ride, or you can take a seaplane from Port Blair.

Where to the stay-Coral reef, Havelock Island Resort, and more.

3. Great Nicobar Island

Best time to visit- You can visit this Island between October to May.

Places to visit- Greater Nicobar biosphere reserve, Campbell Bay National Park

How to reach- You can use Pawan Hans helicopter services, which start from Port Blair or opt for inter-island boat and ferry services.

Where to stay- There are few options for accommodation. We can suggest you book the Panchayat Tourism Guest House at Campbell Bay.

Kerala

Kerala

Kerala is rightly called God’s own country. Suppose you and your partner are looking forward to spending time in a houseboat or enjoy the peaceful echo of nature. You can visit this beautiful state which is known for its hospitality. This place has proved that instead of going abroad, we can look for our best honeymoon destinations in India itself.

4. Alleppey

This is translated to ‘Venice of the East,’ Alleppey has many backwater channels interconnected in the city where you can rent houseboats. This is one of the most important holiday destinations in India.

Best time to visit- It is between November and February as the average temperature is between 17 degrees to 32 degrees Celsius. This is ideal for a houseboat ride and to explore the backwaters of Allepey.

Places to visit-. Alappuzha Beach, Vembanad Lake and more

How to reach- By air, you can reach Cochin International Airport, which is located  75 kilometers from Alleppey. If you travel by bus, use Kerala State Run Transport Corporation buses, which connect Alleppey to cities.

Where to stay- Backwater Heritage Resort, Warmth Lake Haven, and many more.

5. Munnar

Known for its tea plantations, Munnar is one of the most visited hill stations in Kerala.

Best time to visit- December to February is the best time to visit Munnar.

Places to visit- Echo point, photo point, attukaad waterfall, and more.

How to reach- By air you can reach to the nearest airport, Cochin International Airport. Munnar is around 125 km away. If you are traveling by train, the nearest railway station is in Kochi or Ernakulam. Once you land in Kochi, you can hire a cab to Munnar.

Where to stay- Chinnakanal, Dreamcatcher Resort, pothamedu, and more.

6. Kumarakom:

With breath- taking flora and fauna and numerous lakes, Kumarakom is unbeatably one of Kerala’s most beautiful places.

Best time to visit- November to February is the best time to visit. You can also visit in monsoon to enjoy the city in its splendor.

Places to visit- Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall, Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom Beach, Kumarakom Backwaters, and more.

How to reach- Kumarakom is connected with India’s major cities by air, railways, and roads. Kottayam is the nearest railway station. You can also take a cab to Kottayam. If you are taking a flight, Kochi is the nearest airport.

Where to stay- Niraamaya Retreats Backwaters And Beyond, Kumarakom Lake Resort, Coconut Lagoon, Lakesong Kumarakom, and more.

7. Goa

Goa - romantic honeymoon place in south of India

Goa does not need any description of how beautiful it is. The newly wedded couples love the feel of soft sand, and their feet kissed by the water waves. Goa is no risk place. You can comfortably pick this destination if you want to be certain that it cannot go wrong.

The best time to visit- Mid-November to Mid-February is the best time to visit.

Things to do-  Goa is known for beaches, one of the most famous ones is Calangute Beach, you can also visit Bom Jesus Basilica and spend a beautiful and peaceful time with your partner. You can also visit  Mapusa Market and buy handicrafts, artworks, clothes, and accessories.

How to reach- Goa is well connected by air, train, and roadways. The nearest airport is at Dabolim, which is 30 km from Panaji.

Where to stay- Postcard Velha, Old Goa residency and many more

Rajasthan

Rajasthan

Rajasthan is the house of palaces and gives us a glimpse of King’s lifestyle. Going to Rajasthan is absolutely a good idea if you both want to be treated as King and queen. The luxurious hotels and historical palace view will transport you to a different era. If this thrills you, surely this could be the best honeymoon destinations in India for you.

8. Jaipur

Rajasthan’s capital is home to many palaces with the City Palace, and Amber Fort is the most visited.

Best time to visit- Best season to visit Jaipur is during the winter months, from early November through to February, and this is the height of the tourist season.

Places to visit- Jantar Mantar – Jaipur, Hawa Mahal – Palace of Wind, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Birla Mandir Temple

How to reach- Sanganer airport is the nearest airport to the city of Jaipur. It is located at a distance of 10 kilometers from the city center.

Where to stay- Hotel Rani Mahal, Pearl Palace Heritage, Umaid Bhawan hotel

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh
Captured at Shimla, India

When the alluring scene of snowy mountains, the river flowing by your side and deep inhale of fresh air makes you feel happy and spirited. Himachal Pradesh is the best honeymoon destination for you both.

9. Kulu

Kullu is known as the valley of the gods. It is situated by the river Beas and is one of the most loved tourist spots. Cold places all of a sudden become more romantic when your love is by the side.

Best time to visit- March to June is the peak tourist time in Kullu. When the entire country is sweating in summer, Kullu is cold and just the place to enjoy your time.  

Places to visit- Great Himalayan National Park, Raghunath Temple, Bijli Mahadev Temple, Pandoh Dam, Manikaran, and many more.

How to reach- Kullu-Manali Airport is the nearest airport, which is 10 km apart from Kullu. You can take a bus from there and reach Bhunter, the nearest bus stop for Kullu. Flights are available to and from Chandigarh, Delhi, and Shimla.

Where to stay- Hotel Kullu Valley, Himalayan Kothi Kais, Apple country resort, and more.

10. Manali

As a couple, if you love to play together and enjoy each other company in some fun sport activity, we have picked this destination for you. Sports and playing with snow is the thing for you both then of course we would say this could be the best honeymoon destinations in India.

Best time to visit- October to February is the best time to visit Manali. However, you can also enjoy the pleasure of fresh snowfall in January.

Places to visit- Manali National Park, Mall Road, Van Vihar, Manu temple, and more.

How to reach- By air, you can contact the nearest airport, which is Bhuntar, it is located 50 kilometers away. If you are taking by bus, then too, it not a thing to worry; it is very well-connected to most of the tourist destinations around including Leh, Shimla, Kullu, Dharamshala, and New Delhi.

Where to stay- Orchard greens, Honeymoon Inn Manali, and more.

Jammu and Kashmir

Many newly wedded couple dream their best honeymoon destination to be in the midst of snow-covered mountains and valley. If you are one of those couples, what better place can you choose other than Jammu and Kashmir. J&K homes most of the coldest places in India, and among many, we have picked one for the newly wedded couple.

11. Srinagar

Srinagar - honeymoon destination for nature lovers

Srinagar is the capital of Jammu and Kashmir, and here you can spend a very Bollywood type of honeymoon. You and your loved one can sail the sikhara amid the lake surrounded by lofty snowy mountains and flower boats cruising all around. For sure you wouldn’t want to miss this part in your honeymoon.

Best time to visit- Srinagar has a pleasant climate, and therefore, travelers love to visit the city all through the year. However, the best time to visit Srinagar is from April to October. During this period, people can admire the real beauty of this city as the whole valley gets covered with blossoms.

Places to visit- Nigeen Lake, Wular Lake, Chatpal, Betaab Valley, Aru Valley, Mughal Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Dachigam National Park

How to reach- By air, you can contact to Srinagar domestic airport (Sheikh ul Alam Airport) If traveling by bus, the good thing is that Srinagar is well connected to major cities.  

Where to stay- Kashmir Mahal Resorts, The Orchard Retreat & Spa, and Vivanta Dal and many more.

12. Karnataka

South India is so blessed with incredible beauty. Among the other astonishing feel it gives, it is best known for its breath-taking hill stations. Karnataka is a beautiful place with hills and river, you and your partner will surely love to stay there for a while and enjoy the new beginning. If the green hills covered with cloud attract you then this could be the best honeymoon destinations in India for you. 

Coorg: You can visit this coffee estate and try food that you do not forget sooner. Also, do visit the many gorgeous waterfalls here.

Gokarna: A famous beach town, some temples draw devotees from all around.

Hampi: Hampi is a small village, which is A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hampi is a favorite for history geeks.

Some other places you can visit

13. Meghalaya

North East India is equally beautiful even though it not a tourist hotspot. If you are thinking of exploring and discover new places, it is best to do with your better half and know more about each other on this vacation. There are so many natural wonders of India we have not heard.  The best time to visit the place is from October to November. Places to visit in Meghalaya are

Cherrapunjee- The most attractive place here is a double-decker living root bridge. This exotic location will surely thrill you.

Laitlum Canyon- After visiting this place, you are surely going to say why I never visited this before. The cloud touches the mountain, and the cold breeze transports you to utopia.

14. Sikkim

This also falls on the range of Himalayas and covered with snow. Ideal for love birds to plan this as your honeymoon destination to nurture your love in the beautiful surroundings. You can visit Gangtok and Kanchenjunga. The best time to visit is in summer. 

15. Manipur

If you are shocked to see Manipur in the list of best honeymoon destinations in India, don’t be. It is, for sure, beautiful enough for you both to fly to the location. Believe when we say it offers us hidden places to explore a different side of India. Loktak Lake in Bishnupur District is one of those hidden gems. It is located 48kms from Imphal City. It is pleasing to see beautiful water stretch, resembling a miniature inland sea. If you spent a day at Loktak Lake, it would be a lifetime memory. You and your partner can catch a bird’s eye view of the entire lake. It also offers boating and exciting water sports. 

Conclusion

The first vacation for a married couple is the foundation step of many happy years to come. It is the precious time of togetherness and love. So when you plan your honeymoon destination in India, take care of each other’s likeness and decide accordingly. We have tried to bring together the best locations in India with the insight of things you can do and way to reach. Choose the one which is close to both of you and do many activities together. Get involved in sightseeing, bird watching, or sitting peacefully by a quiet place enjoying nature. We wish you a happy married life. I hope you plan for many more vacations.

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