Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations in India

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Honeymoon, when anyone thinks about a Honeymoon, it’s like a fairy tale, a very romantic and beautiful holiday with your loving partner, just after a few days of marriage. The dream honeymoon is like, you feel that everything is going with the flow, every moment is surprising, and you want to live those moments again and again. The Honeymoon is a personal choice, how you want to live the moment, like as a relaxing vacation, adventures trip, safari, beach vacation, exploring under water-world, sky diving, skiing over snow, spending day & night at houseboat in the cold or in the flowing of seawater.

There are ample options available to enjoy the Honeymoon in India; here are the top 10 destinations in India, which are considered the best honeymoon places.

  • “Kashmir” “The Heaven on Earth” A perfect place for Honeymoon
  • “Goa” “The city of Beaches and Church” a fantastic place for Honeymoon
  • “Manali” “The Valley of Gods” An adventures place for Honeymoon
  • “Andaman and Nicobar Islands” “An island of white sand beaches” the beautiful island for Honeymoon
  • “Udaipur” “The city of Lakes” A cherished abode for Honeymoon
  • “Munnar” “Kashmir of South India” a romantic destination for Honeymoon
  • “Jaisalmer” “A golden city” An ultimate destination for Honeymoon
  • “Dalhousie” “Lord Dalhousie” A quite land for Honeymoon
  • “Sikkim” “Travellers paradise” An enthusiastic terminus for Honeymoon
  • “Pondicherry” “The Paris of the east” An awesome Honeymoon destination

1. Kashmir – “The Heaven on Earth” A perfect place for Honeymoon


“Kashmir Valley” is known as “Heaven on the earth” and is perfect for Honeymoon couples to enjoy their golden period and have lifetime memories. The most beautiful place in India with the breath-taking natural beauty sceneries. Huge, ice-covered mountains, tall green trees, dark jungles, green grasslands on the hilltop, and lovely lakes make this place memorable and romantic. The best time to visit Kashmir valley is from November to March so that you enjoy the greenery and snow-fall with your lovely partner. A romantic evening can be planned by spending time in Shikara with your partner on the slow-flowing Dal Lake and the soft sound of water and the rest night, at House-boat sitting together and admiring the beauty of Lake and soundings in cold and freezing atmosphere.

Golfing, snowboarding, trekking, fishing, mountain biking, water rafting, horse riding, canoeing, Gandola ride, and skiing are the activities that can be also be done at this Kashmir valley. There are few places in Kashmir, which make your Honeymoon enjoyable, remarkable, and unforgettable. Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Sonmarg, Patnitop, Daras are the beautiful hill areas, which are examples of a memorable experience to feel like Heaven on earth. The breath-taking snow-capped mountains, freezing lakes are the perfect romantic place for your Honeymoon. Beautiful Dal Lake famous for Shikara and Houseboats, Shalimar Bagh, Nishant garden, Shankracharya Temple, Jama Masjid, Pari Mahal, Tulip Garden, Apple Orchards is the main attraction of Srinagar city, which you must not miss to visit on your Honeymoon. The food is also excellent as the place is, Kashmiri yakhni, Dum aloo, Kashmiri saag, Mutton Rogan Josh, Haak saag and pulav are famous tastes Kashmir.  

2. Goa – “The city of Beaches and Church” An amazing place for Honeymoon


The most popular and loved place by young couples for Honeymoon. The land of fantastic beaches, old-aged churches, and yellow sand and hip-hop style attracts the honeymoon couples to enjoy the golden period of their married life. The private beach, full night light & music parties with lots of stiff drinks, a Cruise trip, Crab catching in the sand, Sunrise, and beautiful sunset are the activities that make your mind stay longer in Goa. The best time to visit Goa is between November to February because of pleasant and perfect weather to spend a splendid time on beaches, enjoy the water sports & roam around in the city with your love hand in hand. The Sunburn festival is celebrated in December in Goa; the largest music festival in India happens here only. The sunburn festival is the best time to plan the Honeymoon for Goa & enjoy the beach side’s whole party night.

A romantic and memorable honeymoon can be planned in Goa. Numerous newly wedded couples can be seen on various beaches enjoying pleasant airflow, viewing at froth waves. Anjuna Beach, Morjim Beach, Vagator Beach, Arambol beach, Ashwem Beach, Palolem Beach, Sinquerim Beach, Mobor Beach, Agnoda beach, and Colva beach are the famous beaches for honeymoon couples to bliss the new start of their lives. The bikes are provided on hire to have a city ride. Honeymoon couples can adore the water sports like water skiing, scuba diving, windsurfing, Banana boat rides, White Water Rafting, Wakeboarding and Kneeboarding, Jet Skiing & Parasailing take to make the trip adventures. Goa is treasured by the people who love to have non-veg and seafood. Fish curry, Pork vindaloo, Crab xec xec, Prawn, Goan red rice, Kingfish, and spicy Goan curry are the famous food liked by tourists.

3. Manali – “The Valley of Gods” An adventures place for Honeymoon

Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India

The hill station is located on River Beas banks, surrounded by snow-covered hills, mystic natural beauty, incredible scenery, and a romantic atmosphere. This place is the best place for a honeymoon to spend intimate time with your life partner. Most honeymoon couples can be seen in Manali from Delhi and Chandigarh, coming by road because of highway connectivity. The best time to visit Manali is from October to February month to enjoy the chilly and fresh snowfall. The place is right for sightseeing. Couples who love adventure can enjoy sports like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, rafting, trekking, kayaking, and mountain biking.

Solang Valley, Rohtang pass is the most admired place in Manali, a real adventure place for honeymoon couples. Hadimba Temple, Manu Temple, Nehru Kund, Bhrigu Lake Hampta Pass, and Gurudwara Manikaran Sahib are the attractive tourist spots in Manali. Manali has the food variety of all regions. Mittha, Masala Omelette, Khatta, Sidu, Kadhi Chawal, Kullu Trout, Patande etc. are the tourist’s original Manali food items.

4. Andaman and Nicobar Islands – “An island of white sand beaches” the beautiful island for honeymoon

Andaman & Nicobar Island, India

The Island itself give a feeling of romance and being peaceful with your life partner to get a memorable start of the married life. The white sand beautiful beaches, clear blue water and amazing forests are the remarkable beauty of this place. There are approx. 572 beaches on the island, few are inhabited and few are open for tourist. The sun-rise and sun-set on beach sides are the top-most attraction for everyone. The best time to visit Andaman and Nicobar Island is between Septembers to May. The Scuba diving in the sea can be an amazing and unforgettable experience, you might see corals, snails, clams, sponges, anemones, crabs, worms, starfish, shrimps, lobsters, sea cucumbers, sea lilies, fish such as groupers, snappers, breams, surgeonfish, damselfish, butterflyfish, parrotfish, clownfish and coloured ornamental fish, sharks, turtles also.

The Cellular Jail, Guitar Island, Havelock Island, Radhanagar Beach, North Bay Beach, Diglipur, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Chidiya Tapu, Ross Island and Neil Island are the places, you must visit to see the natural beauty of this beautiful island. Indulge in the flow of the blowing air with turquoise blue see and the pine-tall tree take the countless memories with you. 

5. Udaipur – “The city of Lakes” A cherish place for Honeymoon

Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

The growing Mewar city of Rajasthan, with Lakes is famous world-wide. The numerous tourist from outside India, come to see and admire the lovely lakes of Udaipur. The stay at Royal place and the romantic boat ride on lake serene are immaculate for any honeymoon couple. If you are looking for a super romantic honeymoon, Udaipur is a great place. The sunset boat Cruise will force you to indulge with the natural beautiful lakes and capture the fabulous moments in camera. This place offers you to visit the temples, revisit the history and lots of traditional and handicraft shopping items. The best time to visit Udaipur is winters, from November to March and if you love the rainy season, you might plan a short 2 days trip to see the lake’s beauty in rainy season.

Lake Pichola, Saheliyo Ki Bari Garden, City Of Lakes, Bagore-Ki-Haveli, Karni Mata Mandir, Jag Mandir Palace, Vintage Car Museum Udaipur, Taj Lake Palace, City Palace, Fateh Sagar Lake, Ranakpur Jain Temple, and Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary are the main tourist spots in Udaipur. The Boat tour, Horse riding, Trekking, Ayurvedic Massage and buying traditional cloths and accessories are the activities liked by any tourist. The traditional food Daal, baati, churma could be an amazing mouth-watering experience for foodies.

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6. Munnar – “Kashmir of South India” An idealistic destination for honeymoon

Munnar, Kerala, India

A beautiful hill station of Kerala, the paradise of south Kerala surrounded by hills with tea plantations. Camping, roaming in dark forests, Safari in national park, Rock Climbing, Hiking, Mountain Biking are the interesting activities mostly performed by newly wedded couple. Get an Ayurveda spa treatment at Munnar with your love to get the relaxing mode of your vacation. The lush green tea-estate gardens are the charming and ideal place for a wonderful photography. There is no other thing is romantic then a night stay at tree house and Shikara boat-ride at Kundala lake with your life partner and feel relaxed admiring the stunning scenery around you. The best time to visit Munnar is from December to February to enjoy the pleasant weather on hills.

Eravikulam National Park, Kolukkumalai Tea Estate, Rose Garden Marayoor Dolmens, Kalari Kshethra, Anamudi Peak, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Mattupetty Dam and Thoovanam Falls are the famous places to explore the inner beauty of Munnar. The couples can buy tea, coffee, green tea flavours and special spices with taste and aroma are famous. 

7. Jaisalmer – “A golden city” An ultimate destination for honeymoon

Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

Jaisalmer is another not to miss the honeymoon destination in Rajasthan, known with the name of “The Golden City”, distinguished by its yellow sandstone structural design, in Rajasthan’s Thar Desert near to Pakistan border. Honeymoon Couples who are interested to see the real deserts and enjoy the chilled night in sand dunes, must visit Jaisalmer to get pleasure with camel rides in desert. It is lovely place for those who really love to visit the quiet and unique historical places. The historical monument, old yellow forts and houses in city, yellow sand and camel rides fascinates you to stay and feel calm and relax, on this lonely planet in the world.

Jaisalmer Fort, Ganesh Pol, Rang Pol, Bhoota Pol and Hava Pol, Jawahar Palace Longewala War Memorial, Jain temples, Kothari’s Patwaon-Ki-Haveli, Gadisar Lake are the most popular and visited place in Jaisalmer. Desert safari can be a trilling experience of the Honeymoon trip. Visiting Kuldhara village, the haunted place is must visit adventure for the unforgettable & great Honeymoon trip.

8. Sikkim – “Travellers paradise” An enthusiastic terminus for honeymoon

Sikkim, India

Sikkim, the home to the Himalayas known with the name as the land of peace and serenity. Honeymoon couples can adore the adventures activities like Rafting, Paragliding and Bungee Jumping in the trip. Everyone would like to spend the quality time of the beginning of their new life with snow-wrapped hills, lush green jungles, and natural beauty of lakes. These extraordinary eye-catching scenery make this place more beautiful and romantic. The best time to visit Sikkim is from March and May and if someone wants to admire blooming natural beauty then best season to visit would be in spring, from March to May.

Zero point is the most attractive place in Sikkim, it is covered with snow more than half year. There are beautiful rivers covered from three sides are an amazing breath-taking view.  The famous places in Sikkim to visit are Tsomgo Lake, Nathula Pass, Zuluk, Gurudongmar Lake, Goechala, Kanchenjunga, Singalila, Green Lake, Yuksom, and Ravangla. The beautiful water falls, ice-covered mountains, lakes and colourful valley all together make this place romantic and amazing. The yak-ride at lake side can add a great and absolutely new experience at your honeymoon trip.

9. Dalhousie – “Lord Dalhousie” A quite land for Honeymoon

Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh, India

The city of beautiful pine tree valleys and stand-offish mountains sights. Dalhousie is the most charming place and favourite honeymoon destination from years. The place is quite a peaceful to spend the quality time with your life partner after the hassle and rituals for wedding. The breath-taking views of valleys, the history of various temples, pleasant weather, and natural beauty are the factors which makes you fall in love with this place. Boat riding, Hiking, Trekking, shopping at Tibetan Handicrafts Market are the activities to enjoy the Honeymoon trip. The best time to visit Dalhousie is from October to February to revel in the winters. If you are fortunate enough, you might experience the snow fall as well.

The most liked place for honeymooners are Chamba, Dainkund Peak, Khajjiar Lake, Chamera Lake, Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, Panchpula, St. Francis Church, Garam sadak, and Sach pass. There no better place to celebrate love and union of two souls in natural beautiful and amazing place like Dalhousie.

10. Pondicherry – “The Paris of the east” An awesome honeymoon destination

Pondicherry, India

The new town of India is one of the union territory among the eight union territory of India. The rich heritage and French culture steal the heart of honeymooner to visit. The beach side evening walk with your love of life, hand in hand is a part of flawless and great honeymoon trip. The beaches of Pondicherry are romantic, incredible beautiful and well-known for scenic rock views, surfing and boat ride, golden sand and boat ride, incredible nature view & the stunning sunset views. The water sports like Scuba Diving & Beach Hopping are the adventures activities while on Honeymoon. The best time to visit Pondicherry is from October to March for romantic and pleasant weather.

Rock Beach, Paradise Beach, Promenade, Serenity Beach, and Mahe and Auroville beaches must visit beaches. Watching birds together at Ousteri Lake is the most romatic thing to do in Pondicherry. This is famous for beautiful birds, both local and migratory. The elegant place with the various cafes and hotels showing French culture. Bars and restaurants are the best place to indulge to have extraordinary amazing honeymoon trip.