10 Best Honeymoon Places in India

Being in love and travelling to your dream destinations with the one you love is priceless. Honeymoon is the beginning of life. There are some charming places in India where love comes from within. India is a mystical land and it has the sought-after honeymoon destinations also.

Here are best honeymoon places in India that would vouch for those who want to explore and experience unparalleled wonders. Exploit the surreal hidden gems, vast beauty, untouched, and lesser-known culturally rich destinations. These destinations will fascinate you the most without burning your budget.

1. Kashmir

The heavenly beauty and spring of Kashmir will stun your trip. It is a quiet getaway, where you will find the snow-covered hilltops, floating shikaras in the tranquillity of Dal Lake. Also, it is an amazing honeymoon place in India, with swoon-worthy attractions and vivid markets. Kashmir offers the chance to buy masterpieces of carpet weavers and woodcarvers. Also, it is the land filled with vibrant Mughal gardens and scintillating environs.

Srinagar, Kashmir

Things to do:
•  Enjoy dreamy Shikara ride on Dal Lake
•  Walk around the golf course in Gulmarg
•  Spend a day on a hilltop at Patnitop
•  Visit the blissful Shankaracharya Temple
•  Visit the beautiful Mughal Gardens

Time duration:  4 to 5 days

Best Time to Visit:  December to February (snowfall);  April to October

Mode of transport:

•  By Air: You can take a flight from Delhi, Mumbai, and Jammu to Srinagar Airport.

•  By Rail: You can choose a rail journey from Jammu to Kashmir.

•  By Road: You can take the National Highway 1-A connecting Srinagar with Jammu.


2. Manali

Manali is the place regarded as the abode of Manu. Manali lies in the North of Kullu Valley, which is popularly known as the 'Valley of the Gods'. The place surrounded by snow-clad peaks and the emerald valleys. It is a year-round preferred place for romantic adventures. Honeymooners can enjoy thrilling as well as fun-filled activities like trekking, rafting, and skiing in winters. Besides this, they can spend a lot of time together and form the knots of love in the sweet mountain air.

Solang Valley
Solang Valley

Hidimba Devi Temple
Hidimba Devi Temple, Manali

Things to do:

•  Try zorbing and paragliding together in Solang Valley

•  Get a hot Sulphur bath at Manikaran

•  Enjoy the Vashist Hot Water Springs

•  Visit the majestic Rohtang pass

•  Go for river rafting on the Beas river

Time duration:  5 to 6 days

Best Time to Visit:  December to March

Mode of transport:

•  By Air: You can take a flight to Bhuntar, the nearest airport only of 50km from Manali.

•  By Train: You can go by rail to Chandigarh (350 km) or Ambala (360 km) these are closest railway stations to Manali.

•  By Road: You can start your road journey from Delhi, Chandigarh, Shimla, Kalka, and Dharamshala to Manali. You will find state-runs or private buses.


3. Mussoorie

Mussoorie was established as a hill station in 1823. Mussoorie is a name came into from 'mansoor', a kind of native shrub. Besides this, it is the quaint little hill station, and its ethereal beauty captures newly marrieds’ hearts. It’s a fantastic gateway that reminds you of the British era. Roam around and feel the vibe of the hill-station and witness the crossing over of clouds. Splendid wind will evoke just the right set of emotions on your honeymoon.    

Things to do:
•  Mountain biking tour in Mussoorie
•  Visit the Kempty Falls and Landour
•  Learn winemaking in Mussoorie
•  Experience rock climbing in Mussoorie

Time duration:  3 to 4 days

Best Time to Visit:  November to June

Mode of transport:

•  By Air: You can take flight from New Delhi till the Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun.

•  By Rail: You can take rail to Dehradun railway station, only about 36km away from Mussoorie.

•  By Road: You can take a cab or bus from Dehradun to Mussoorie.


4. Ranikhet

The place got its honor when Rani Padmini, queen of the local ruler, observed this place and stood by its elegance. The Queen's farm resided in the close laps of Himalayan hills and forests. Freshen up your minds in the chilled weather and the inherent beauty of Ranikhet. Behold the most prominent and marvellous layouts of historical instances. Keep the sparks of romance lighted within you and your mate beneath the blooming landscapes of Ranikhet.

Places to Visit:
•  Visit the famous Chaubatia Orchards
•  Ancient 8th century Jhula Devi Temple
•  Enjoy the natural beauty a Majhkhali
•  See Bhalu Dam an artificial lake adorned in the forest

Time duration:  4 to 5 days

Best Time to Visit:  March and July, Winter

Mode of transport:

•  By Air: You will reach Ranikhet from Pant Nagar Airport, which is about 115 km.

•  By Rail: You will get train to Kathgodam which is the 88 km away from Ranikhet.

•  By Road: Buses, jeeps, and taxis are available from major cities like Almora, Nainital, Kathgodam to Ranikhet.


5. Lansdowne

Lansdowne was founded and named by Lord Lansdowne in 1887. It was initially known as Kaludanda (Black hills). Lansdowne is less discovered, perfect, pristine, and a quaint little hill town. It is miles away from the city rush and sat in the Garhwal Hills of Uttarakhand. The place is far away from commercialization and urbanization has snow-capped mountains and lush green forests. The site has a pristine ambiance that lures honeymooners all year round.

Places to Visit:
•  Enjoy boating in Bhulla Lake
•  Visit memorable St. John's Church
•  Witness the majestic Darwan Singh Regimental Museum
•  Go for a nature walk on Jungle Safari
•  Find the balance of history and magic together at Bhim Pakora

Time duration:  4 to 5 days

Best Time to Visit:  Winters (October - March);  Summers (April - June),  Monsoons (July-September)

Mode of transport:

•  By Air: You can take a flight from the Jolly Grant airport of Dehradun.

•  By Railway: It is 228 km from Delhi.

•  By Road: You can take a cab or bus from Dehradun to Lansdowne.


6. Haflong

Enjoy the scenic and breath-taking natural beauty of Haflong Hill with your loved one. Haflong, White Ant Hillock, it is the land of pleasing and the picturesque views of the valleys covered with flowers and huge trees. It is a wonderful honeymoon place in India, bounded with flowing water streams and bounty waterfalls. It is the perfect site where honeymooners can enjoy sightseeing, trekking, bird watching, and paragliding.

Places to Visit:
•  Visit the charming Haflong Lake
•  Feel the rich biodiversity at Orchid Garden
•  Perform bird watching at Jatinga
•  Memories the historical time at Maibong

Time duration:  3 to 4 days

Best Time to Visit:  Winter (October to April)

Mode of transport:

•  By Air: Take a flight to Barapani, Shillong (Meghalaya), or you can reach via Guwahati airport.

•  By Rail: Take a rail till Lumding Junction Railway Station, it is 60 km away from Haflong

•  By Road: The town is all way connected by road from Guwahati.  


7. Goa

It is one of the best honeymoon destinations of India and has a mix of Indian and Portuguese cultures. It is the rustic city and nation of Sun and the seaside. Here, couples can enjoy the scenic views of pristine beaches, warm weather, and daze in the parties. Pint-sized Goa undoubtedly has the twinkling strand of beaches and purveys the best experiences to honeymooners.

Goa Beach

Places to visit:
•  Be the bolder on Baga beach
•  Enjoy the peace at Arambol
•  Feel the rush in adrenaline at Anjuna
•  Laid-back at Assagao

Time duration:  5 to 7 days

Best Time to Visit:  Winter (October to January)

Mode of transport:

•  By Air: Take a flight from Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Cochin, and Bangalore to Dabolim Airport.

•  By Train: You can take a railway to Madgaon Railway Station or Vasco da Gama Railway Station from notable cities of India.

•  By Road: Bus and car will take overnight from Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Pune.


8. Kutch

Watch and endure the white desert glaring at night beneath a moonlit sky. Make your honeymoon in Rann of Kutch full of romance, harmony, zeal, and serendipity. Kutch is the perfect blend of tranquillity and thrill where honeymooners can enjoy a natural wonder-filled trip. Make memories and guarantee a thrilling start to your marriage.

Things to do:
•  Attend the Rann Utsav
•  Visit Kala Dunger
•  Visit tribes of Gujarat and Bhuj
•  Visit the port town of Mandvi

Time duration:  4 nights/5 days

Best Time to Visit:  December to February

Mode of transport:

•  By Air: You can take a flight till Bhuj airport, from Mumbai, and Ahmedabad.

•  By Rail:  Bhuj is the nearest rail station and requires overnight to reach from Ahmedabad, Mumbai, and other major cities.

•  By Road: You can reach Kutch by bus or car via Ahmedabad.


9. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

It is the magical getaway that takes you to the shimmering and turquoise water and dense primal mangrove forests.  Enjoy the romantic and rusty sunsets by sitting at white beaches. Witness pure beauty seems similar to pearls in an ocean of blue, shimmering, and sparkling water. Make your honeymoon trip refreshing and cosy.

Things to do:
•  Visit Corbyn's Cove beach
•  North Bay Island and Ross Island
•  Experience the light and sound show at the cellular jail
•  Watch the majestic sunset at Radhanagar beach
•  Enjoy snorkelling at the Elephant Beach on Havelock Island

Time duration:  4 nights/5 days

Best Time to Visit:  December to March

Mode of transport:

•  By Air: You can take a flight to Port Blair airport from New Delhi, Kolkata or Chennai.

•  By Sea: You can reach Andaman by passenger ships from Chennai, Calcutta, and Visakhapatnam.


10. Kerala

You will instantly fall for the serenity in the God's own country full of palm-fringed shores. Make the exotic begin your matrimonial journey together in the backwaters dotted with houseboats. Mesmerize with your better half in an ever-changing landscape and untouched beaches of Kerala. Rejuvenate your romantic mood with nature’s bounty and spectacular wonders.

Kovalam Beach
Kovalam Beach

Things to do:

•  Laid-back and witness the most beautiful sunsets
•  lounge on a beaches Kovalam, Varkala, Kannur  
•  See the change of sky from shining blue to rusty orange
•  Explore the beauty of Munnar
•  Visit St. Francis Church
•  Feel the richness and life Ayurveda
•  Spend evenings visiting the Rose Garden
•  Visit Periyar lake and Mattupetty lake

Time duration:  5 nights/6 days

Best Time to Visit:  November to February

Mode of transport:

•  By Air: You have options of 3 international airports - The Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, Kochi International Airport and the Calicut International Airport.

•  By Rail: A train is an excellent option to reach Kerala. You will find direct trains from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, and Kolkata.

•  By Road: You can reach Kerala by National Highways 17, 47, and 49.

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So, these are the best honeymoon places in India that suit all types of couples.