Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations in India in Winter

Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations in India in Winter
Last Updated: November 14, 2019

As the winter reverberates the wedding bell chants, our life tempts for an exotic and cozy honeymoon holiday to escape from the city clamour to a tranquil enclave. Honeymoon is apparently one of the most beautiful moments of our lifetime that is framed in our memories eternally. The period of time filled with love, lure and lust amidst the quixotic ambiance brings forth a perfect hide-out under the prosecution of betrothal. Few days of intimacy that burst of everlasting flames resplend in buoyancy and persistence. India is nestled exotically with many popular and tempting honeymoon destinations that echo the post wedding bell chants and moments. But picking up the gemstone out from the treasure is a matter of plucking idle rose petals from the bouquet in your vase. The article thus draws you close to opt from top 10 honeymoon destinations in India that offer a bosom during the winter hewed out from the popular destinations in India.

1. Jaisalmer

jaisalmer Amidst the shifting dunes, quaint havelis and overlooking the orangish horizon Jaisalmer as a honeymoon destination in India is one of the words of mouth amongst the honeymoon love birds. The exotic destination offers you to experience an ideal honeymoon holiday filled with activities like desert safari, camping and bonfire. During the winters the destination beholds a rejuvenating entity. Arrayed with quixotic resorts and brass ring to step on the quaint havelis, honeymoon in Jaislamer in one word is “bona fide”. Set for the day an enchanting camel safari en route the love bites and gamey pinches and head for a traditional dance and music show and thereafter a candlelit wine and dine that enriches to your bed of flowers.

2. Udaipur

udaipur Get arrests within the bounteous luxuries reflecting on the gentle ripples of the lake city-Udaipur. An ultimate getaway to start a refreshing life with your partner where majestic palaces flash the royal life of the Rajputs, love rows on the sparkling lakes and whispers at the colourful sunset. Udaipur is said to be one of the princely honeymoon destinations in India that is located in the heart of the incredible state of Rajasthan and brings back home a fusion of royalty and romanticism. If you are hassling for where to go for honeymoon vacations in India in winter and seeking to savour an epicurean banquet topped with the cultural diorama and lush green panorama under the shadow of the Aravalli Mountains, Udaipur is a seraphic pick. The city offers not only the royal aroma but also draws couples to step on the ardent antique marble floor of the Lake Palace, which stands amidst the jewelled waters of the Lake Pichola. So when you are picking up a honeymoon tour out from the royal treasure, Udaipur in winter is definitely one of the best honeymoon picks in India.

3. Goa

goa So you have finally decided to go for a lazy and leisure honeymoon vacation this winter in India. Well Goa is undoubtedly a stimulating pick but there you go… often during the winters, which is the peak tourist season, your dreamlike honeymoon seems like amidst the whole world. Still Goa fetches the trendy honeymoon couples to spend their exotic days as Goa hosts some of the secluded, tranquil and pristine beaches overlooking the Arabian blues. The Miramar Beach, which is one of the isolated beaches in Goa, offers a harmonious ambiance reverberating the local trance. It is a perfect hideaway for the couples looking for a sunburn day and thereafter a relishing Goan cuisine at the shore… that makes a perfect honeymoon holiday. Holding in a pristine and peaceful ambiance and also dilating the ethnicity of Goans, honeymoon on the shore of the Arambol Beach is JUST TEMPTING. Love on the abode of the Olive ridley sea turtles must be a surreal way to spend your honeymoon vacation. Thus the Morjim Beach, which is also dubbed as ‘Little Russia’, is another secluded beach that answers exotically to your daze… where to go for honeymoon vacations in India in winter. Nonetheless Goa is one of the hotspot tourist destinations in India and there are many beaches where you can bustle your honeymoon with lot of activities and shake your body on the soft sandy floor by the folk music. Moreover there are many places to visit in Goa. The ancient churches and forts are dotted are special attractions. The Dudhsagar Falls is also another attraction around Goa.

4. Munnar

munnar Think of a verdure honeymoon place in India where you will find bountiful natural beauty tempting you to enjoy the pleasurable moments amidst the whispering woods, varied spice plantations and tea gardens. Munnar brings back home the diorama of love, nature and wilderness and a mighty hill station in the hues of Western Ghats, in Kerala, which dwells with a soothing and amorous climate throughout the year. Far from the clamour of the city, Munnar is a world of its own. The evergreen forest that breathes in and out the endangered species blanketed under a thick mist is a unique territory where you can step in for a quixotic stay. Life there simply turns to flutter like a butterfly spreading your honeymoon wings with varied colours, emotions and tunes. Honeymoon holidays in Munnar especially in winter are a way to mingle with your partner and share the warmth with the wild nature. The couples can also go for a short trek to the Anamudi Peak. The other attractions in Munnar are Echo Point, Top Station, Pothamedu View Point, Mattupetty Dam, Kalvari Mount, Forest Rose Gardens and many Tea Estates. The Kurinjimala Sanctuary, Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary, Eravikulam National Park and Anamudi Shola National Park are also major places to visit in Munnar.

5. Ooty

ooty Topping amongst the hill stations in South India, Ooty is an unparalleled get away for the honeymoon migrating birds during the winter. The colonial colours secluded within the dilating hues of the sprawling verdure encircling the sparkling lakes and dwelling with a pleasant climate throughout the year makes Ooty one of the best picked honeymoon destinations in India even during the winter. The best time to blush in the cool winter zephyr along with blossoming rose orchids that is bedded over the rolling slopes… Ooty is a gateway to fasten the bond. Even during the peak tourist season the honeymoon tours in Ooty finds a serene place to rejuvenate. The mighty hill station hosts much luxury to budget resorts having honeymoon suites for the couples to bind their first bond of eternal love. A leisurely walk holding each other’s hand along the lakeshore and off ramps down the slopes, the panoramic view of the Western Ghats from the edge of the ridge and playing with the cool winter breeze, makes your honeymoonscape to Ooty a niche one. The exotic ride on the toy train from Conoor and the boat ride on the gentle ripples of the lake… hiking amid the evergreen hues and mulling over the colonial ambiance, Ooty bring back home a diorama of enchanting memories.

6. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

andaman Far from the mainland, the archipelago of Andaman and Nicobar is every honeymooner’s dream. Set amid the refreshing blues of Bay of Bengal, honeymoon in Andaman and Nicobar Islands during the winter only speak of ardent love and spread idealist moments. Along with the radiance of honeymoon holidays, the exotic destination also reflects the sprawling underwater lives and allows one to acquaint the marine plants and colourful fishes. The Karmatang Beach, which is an abode to leatherback, hawksbill and green turtles, is one of the major attractions in Andaman. Nonetheless honeymoon tours in Andaman are also popular for quixotic Ocean Cruise and stepping on the floors of luxury resorts that reflects the local ambiance. Picked up as one of the popular honeymoon destinations in India specifically during the winter, the honeymooners often hop from one island to another and bustle to activities like snorkeling, scuba diving and boat rides. Wake up to bird song in lush, evergreen forests; dive into shoals of brilliantly coloured fish; swim with elephants in clear blue water; breath in the crisp, salt-tinged air of the ocean; hop across islands and eat exquisite local fare… A DREAM COMING TRUE when you are planning for Andaman as a honeymoon destination during the frigid days of winter.

7. Darjeeling

darjeeling Though a bustling hill station that is nestled on the verdure of Lesser Himalaya in North Bengal, Darjeeling, during the winter is an ideal offshoot of the quenching honeymooners. So you are seeking to light a bon fire along with a savoring dine and unique wine… and straightaway fall on the carmine bed. The bright sunny winter morning allows you to acquaint the lush green valley dotted with sprawling tea gardens and the bird’s eye view of the Himalaya from the Mall Road and the panorama of the Kanchenjunga Range from Tiger Hill tops your winter honeymoon in Darjeeling with bountiful scenic beauty. Tourists stay away from Darjeeling during this time of the year… so you are all set to make love in the open air and feel the surreal warm whispers of the frigid isolation. The heritage ride on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is one of the best parts on your honeymoon in Darjeeling.

8. Manali

manali Aah! Seeking for a tight warm hug and a liplock moment on the snow bed covering the slopes of Manali? There you go for a unique honeymoon destination in India AND THAT ALSO in winter. FREAK OUT! CHILL OUT! SHIVER! But your bond with your partner is going to make you warm. (WINK). During the winter in Manali, couples often bustle their honeymoon in several activities like skiing, paragliding and hiking. Nonetheless the enchanting view of the farfetched snow clad Himalayan Range from your window pane, mouthful dine and unique wine and the traditional colours of the Himachal folk, makes your honeymoon in Manali packed with several clicks, tastes and tunes. Nonetheless you can also pay a divine visit to the Hadimba Temple and also hop to the Buddhist monasteries. You can also drive up to Rohtang Pass (that’s going to be freezing) and Solang Valley and thereafter to Kullu Valley, Naggar and Kasol.

9. Nainital

nainital-lake When honeymoon plans are made at the eleventh hour and you hassle for where to go for honeymoon vacations in India in winter… do you think of Nainital? Overlooking the quixotic Nanini Lake, honeymoon in Nainital seems a perfect escape for the ideal love birds. Nainital during the winter is damn cold but offers the best bond between the honeymoon couples totting up with pleasurable moments and warmth. There are many luxury hotels and resorts those are well equipped with centrally heating system. Nainital also brings back home a diorama of scenic beauty. The panoramic view of the distant snow clad peaks from the Snow View Point and visiting the ambiance of Sattal Lake, the Bhimtal Lake and the Naukuchiyatal Lake are the major attractions in Nainital.

10. Srinagar

srinagar Often bustles during the peak summer season, Srinagar is a hotspot hill station in India that fetches travellers from all parts of the world. But during the winter season, when the city is bedded over thick snow, lakes and rivulets turn still and people lighting up fire to keep themselves warm… some desirable honeymooners seek for a honeymoon holiday in Srinagar. Are they mad? Not at all… they cut and ran to step in the isolated hues of Srinagar in winter. Affair is going to be tempting and the bond is going to be worthy amidst the heavenly ambiance. Nonetheless Srinagar dwells the unique culture of the Kashmiri folk… the honeymoon couples should try out Wazwan, a unique non-veg preparation of which is considered an art and a point of pride in Kashmiri culture and identity. Staying in the houseboats is one of the best deals when you are opting Srinagar as one of the honeymoon destinations in India even in winter. Moreover the serene hill station that is nestled at the backdrop of the majestic Himalayan snow clad mountains hosts many luxury hotels and resorts that offer a memorable and cozy stay for the honeymooners.

Published: 19 Dec, 2013
Swairik Das


Brought up from the cultural capital of India, Kolkata, Swairik Das is a passionate traveller who seeks to travel and explore the length and breadth of the country. He is also a dedicated travel writer, blogger and photographer who by heart is also an adventure freak. His focus is mostly into exploring and writing on trekking, jungle safaris and several adventure activities; religion, festival, heritage, people and cuisine.

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