Planning your honeymoon in India?
Best decision ever.
India has everything you could possibly look for on a fairy tale honeymoon. From beautiful tropical beaches, lush valleys, lavish Hindu temples, famous historical sites to diverse and fascinating cultures and cuisines, you may be spoiled for choice with opportunities for romance in mystical India. Hike the Himalayas, live like a king and queen in Rajasthan, cruise Kerala’s glistening backwaters, or witness the incredible wildlife in Kabini. Don’t miss the kitschy, popular local markets that have survived the test of time in India! And so much more.
India will always amaze you – no matter how much you think you know your home, it never fails to spring incredible surprises on you. There are so many amazing experiences you’ll see you have yet to discover. Book a tailor-made honeymoon package for magical, once-in-a-lifetime memories with your soulmate in these places in India. Are you ready to live your fairy tale?
Explore our list of the top 10 absolutely marvellous honeymoon destinations in India for experiences you will cherish forever:
Wedded to the sea, Goa is easily one of the most famous honeymoon destinations in India; it’s really not hard to imagine the myriad romantic possibilities of Goa. Sun-kissed white sandy beaches, a buzzing nightlife, old Portuguese-style buildings and streets, charming villages, and overall deliciously susegad way of life – are all such a massive allure for holiday goers and giddy honeymooners! This sleepy town is sleepier in the south – you must head to the beaches here for romantic sunsets and to really wind down. North is great for a good party and the untouched, rustic golden islands in its space to indulgently wander around in.
Why go here: Beaches, Islands, Sunset Cruise, Nightlife, Shopping, Water sports
Best Time to Visit: January to April. Also in October – it can be a peaceful honeymoon at this time since you’ll avoid the influx of hordes of tourists November onward.
Honeymoon package: Starting from INR 11,199
It makes complete sense to plan your honeymoon in Andaman. The islands invite you into its warm embrace with crystal clear azure waters and magnificent, pristine landscapes, the full spectrum of world-class water sports adventures and idyllic beach resorts as the perfect backdrop to your romance. The world famous beaches of Havelock and Neil Island (that you can trek or ride a boat to) are as enchanting as the architectural marvels of Ross Island. Celebrate your romantic escape with a surreal sea walk together and watch dolphins dapple in the water at sundown.
Why go here: Candlelight dinner by the beach, Nature excursions, Thrilling water sports such as scuba diving and snorkelling, Semi-submarine ride, Sea walking, Glass bottom boat ride, Spotting wild animals like gecko, wild boar, spotted deer, crab-eating macaque and python in dense forests.
Best Time to Visit: Although Andaman is a year-round holiday destination, the best time to visit Andaman for your honeymoon is anywhere between September to June. The weather is cool and pleasant and you get to take full advantage of the range of activities Andaman is famous for. You could also catch the last of the monsoon in September to enjoy the vivid sights of lush greenery and restore your energies.
Honeymoon package: Starting from INR 13,099
When the hills beckon, Coorg is where love birds (especially from Bengaluru!) tend to hide out. Kodagu is truly a one-of-a-kind attraction in south India, with lush greenery, coffee plantations and birdsong all around. You must go here for world class coffee and delicious local Coorgi fare! At just a 5 hour drive from Bangalore, Coorg is the Scotland of India. Need we really say more? One of its main attractions is Abbi Falls, where several streams combine on the steep slopes of the Western Ghats before hurling into Cauvery river.
Why Go Here: Trekking, Coffee plantations, Bird watching, Waterfalls, Landscapes, Wildlife, Trekking, Hiking, Bird watching, Culture and People
Best Time to Visit: Year round holiday destination, you can experience the splendor of the majestic waterfalls in September, fresh off the monsoon. Adventure activities like trekking are best enjoyed from October to March. From January to May, the valley is the most magnificent sight – shrouded in white flowers.
Honeymoon Package: Starting from INR 8700
Guess what? Your honeymoon can begin before you even reach Shimla! The Kalka-Shimla toy train ride is a most romantic ride to embark on with your partner. As your excitement mounts and you enter into mesmerizing Shimla, you are greeted with the most rejuvenating natural sights for the soul. The capital city of Himachal Pradesh lives up to its hype as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ and is perfect for a great honeymoon. From taking a dip in the beautiful lakes and natural springs at Chadwick Falls, going on a romantic stroll among plantations verdant with pine, rhododendron and deodar, to romantic dinners with the best views and plenty of promise for adventure, Shimla has so much to offer.
Why Go Here: Kufri at the Himalayan foothills, Exquisite views of snow-capped mountain peaks, Watching the sunset, Romantic dinner, Horse riding at Naldehra Peak, Ice skating
Best Time to Visit: October to April
Honeymoon Packages: Starting from INR 9,899
Lovers of adventure must look forward to soaking in the salubrious fresh mountain air upon arrival in Leh. Enjoy a picturesque drive along the highest motorable road in the world and take in the breathtaking, panoramic scenic beauty of desolate mountain passes and valleys, gushing streams, mystical ancient monasteries, the ever-magical Nubra Valley nestled within snow-capped mountains, mesmerizing Pangong Lake – these are only a few of the amazing things to do in surreal Leh ladakh. Huddled together and cozy, enduring the harsh climate here together may just be romantic thrill you’re looking for!
Why Go Here: Trekking, Camel ride, Camping in Pangong Lake, Rafting in Zanskar river, Monasteries and ghompas
Best Time to Visit: For exclusive winter charm, from October to mid-December. February to June if you wish to be a part of the buzz of activity in the summer.
Honeymoon Package: Starting from INR 19,699
Sikkim is a gem of the north east. This dream honeymoon destination wins you over with Utopian landscapes, the best weather, serene monasteries, gorgeous lakes and lots more for a heavenly romantic retreat. Drive through high mountain passes and admire the beauty of milky waterfalls and sub-tropical forests. Stay a little longer to continue your escapade in Gangtok.
Why Go Here: Breathtaking vista of Kanchenjunga, Trekking, Hiking, River rafting, Yak safari, Colourful flora and fauna, Warm-hearted locals, Cultural activities
Best Time to Visit: March to June
Honeymoon Package: Starting from Rs. 13,599
A honeymoon in Udaipur is an enchanting once-in-a-lifetime experience. It is not without reason that this exotic destination has been the backdrop of countless romances – in many Bollywood movies, fervent imaginations of poets and romantics, and in the honeymoons of real life couples seeking out a regal and exotic romantic getaway. ‘Venice of the East’ shows you the majestic City Palace as it looms over the old city, azure lakes studded with fairy-tale palaces, gardens, and many lovely rooftop restaurants. Feel like king and queen as you take in a dizzying kaleidoscope of sights, sounds and experiences, reminiscent of timeless romance and a heroic past.
Why Go Here: Romantic boat ride, Lake Pichola, Dudh Talai, Palaces, Lakes, Gardens, Luxury hotels
Best Time to Visit: September to March
Honeymoon Package: Starting from INR 7299
Explore 55 acres of absolutely enchanting Kabini (aka ‘Forest of Bagheera’) on a special jungle and elephant safari. A good bet for a memorable honeymoon! Kabini is a real treat and a favourite haunt for wildlife enthusiasts.
The region of Kabini is touristed for its wildlife, à la Kabini Wildlife Reserve – a part of the Nagarahole Nature Reserve, located on the banks of its quaint namesake river. It is home to a rich variety of flora, avifauna and fauna species. The region has the largest concentration of Asian Elephants! Spot huge herds of elephants, barking deer, langurs and macaques, sloth bears, panthers, crocodiles, tigers and wild dogs. That’t not nearly all. You can look forward to a weekend of camping, birdwatching, boating and many photo ops. Vivid grasslands, dense forests, hilly regions and lakes and streams make up the natural terrain here. If that wasn’t enough, you never quite run out of things to do here – nature walks, jungle treks, cycling, bonfire nights and trips to local villages are all possible!
Why Go Here: Wildlife tour in Bandipur and Kabini, Jungle safari, Jungle resort, Bird watching, Camping, Boating, Trekking
Best Time to Visit: February to June
Honeymoon Package: Starting from INR 16,699
Kerala, the home of Ayurveda, promises the best experience to all newly weds. Celebrate the first memories of togetherness in Kerala with lots of options to choose from. Hill stations, tea gardens, waterfalls, lakes, backwaters, beaches, temples and wildlife – Kerala is a one-stop destination for all. The palm-fringed backwaters are an unmissable honeymoon experience in Kerala. The extensive network of canals and glistening backwaters snake around uninterrupted through the entire length of Kerala.
A stay at a backwater resort on a houseboat is special because it means you get to wake up to the exquisite romantic charm and breathtaking views of silent backwaters and lush green paddy fields. Be a part of a fun village walk and do some fishing before you sit back and enjoy the setting sun over the waters. Houseboat cruises are an absolute must-do activity in Alleppey and Kumarakom – 2 most charming backwater destinations and home to the best backwater resorts in Kerala. Take in a sweeping view of the soothing surroundings while you meander among the gentle lapping of waves on a kettuvallam (the tastefully converted traditional rice barges).
Why Go Here: Backwaters, Houseboat cruise in Alleppey and Kumarakom, Munnar, Ayurveda, Kerala cuisine, Beaches, Wildlife, Culture
Best Time to Visit: September to March
Honeymoon Package: Starting from INR 6699
Nestled in the lap of Kumaon, Ranikhet offers the perfect sojourn for couples to create unforgettable memories. Walk hand in hand with your soulmate to the main market and mall area, and a little further up to find the perfect picnic spot. This famous hill station should feature on the top of your list of honeymoon destinations because of the serene beauty of lush green plains, vivid colours of varied flora and unrivalled panoramic views of the snow capped western range of the Himalayas. Weary city dwellers dip their feet in the crystal clear serpentine water streams and also visit the charming hill resort of Nainital, only 60 kilometres from Ranikhet.
Why Go Here: Upat Golf Course, Nanda Devi, Shopping, Temples, Natural beauty, Trekking
Best Time to Visit: February to June
Honeymoon Package: Starting from Rs. 16,999 (3 N in Nainital, 2 N in Ranikhet)
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