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12 Top Honeymoon Destinations in India

Looking for a honeymoon destination in India? Well, let me just warn you, you’re going to be spoilt for choice because there are such great options waiting for you. From the beach haven Goa to the snowy valleys of Kashmir, from the backwaters of Kerala to royal destinations of Rajasthan, India gives you so many options that it is but natural to get confused.

This is where we step in and make choosing a honeymoon destination easy. Here’s our top 12 honeymoon destinations where you can plan your romantic holiday as per your taste.

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List of 12 Best Destinations for Honeymoon Tour in India
  • Goa
  • Andaman
  • Alleppey
  • Munnar
  • Udaipur
  • Gulmarg
  • Manali
  • Nainital
  • Mussoorie
  • Shimla
  • Ooty
  • Kodaikanal
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Goa: Romance by the Sea

Goa Agonda Beach Goa

Goa is invincible when it comes to honeymoon. The variety of experiences this most popular beach destination offers to the newlyweds cannot be found anywhere else.

Be it staying in a romantic sea-facing hotel or watching the sun go down on a pristine beach or dancing the night away in a happening club or maybe biking around the beautiful lanes and bylanes, Goa has it all.

Things to Do in Goa for Couples
  • Go dolphin sighting
  • Party at the Butterfly Island
  • Enjoy a cruise on Chapora River
  • Walk around the Old Latin Quarters of Panjim
  • Enjoy cycling tours
  • Go clubbing at LPK (Love Passion Karma)
  • Enjoy couple massage

Check out: Goa Tourism Packages

Andamans: Add a Little of Adventure to Your Romance 

Andaman Beach

This beach destination in India is clearly a winner when it comes to romantic holiday places in the country. The white scintillating beaches, tonnes of watersports activities, and beautiful resorts, Andamans is the best honeymoon destination to recommend any newlywed for their first trip.

Things to Do in Andamans for Couples:
  • Enjoy candlelit dinner by the beach
  • Go for the enthralling watersports
  • Enjoy scuba diving and snorkelling and explore the rich marine life
  • Watch the spectacular sunsets

Check out: Andaman Tour Packages

Alleppey: Honeymoon on a Houseboat

Alleppey Kerala Backtwaters

Here’s a destination that can certainly make your honeymoon worth remembering. Alleppey enjoys a scenic setting of the backwaters in Kerala.

The best experience that any honeymoon couple would enjoy here is staying in a traditional Kettuvalam (houseboat) and sailing in it on the backwaters.

Things to Do in Alleppey for Couples:
  • Stay in a houseboat
  • Try the locally brewed alcohol, toddy
  • Cruise on Vembanad Lake

Check out: Kerala Honeymoon Tour Packages

Munnar: Relish the Crisp Mountain Air and Sprawling Tea Gardens

Munnar Hill Station Kerala

If Kerala is your chosen destination for honeymoon in India, Munnar is likely the first place on your travel itinerary. Known for its sprawling tea plantations, Munnar is also a popular hill station and we all have likings for a romantic holiday at a cold place.

Honeymoon couples in Munnar can enjoy their peaceful time relishing the natural beauty, staying in a cozy resort, taking a stroll amidst the plantation, and even cycling on the winding roads.

Things to Do Munnar for Couples
  • Enjoy cycling
  • Go for tea-tasting
  • Witness beautiful sunrise and sunset views
  • Enjoy the peaceful surroundings
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Udaipur: Romance the Royal Way

Lake Pichola Udaipur Rajasthan

There’s something about Udaipur’s palaces and lakes that make it an inviting destination for honeymoon couples. This popular tourist place in Rajasthan has a number of experiences for romantic couples.

One can choose to enjoy a boat ride on the famed Lake Pichola and Lake Fatehsagar, enjoy the old-world charm, relish the folk performances, and then end the day with a beautiful sunset view from the balcony of a heritage hotel.

Things to Do in Udaipur for Couples
  • Boat ride on Lake Pichola
  • Watch the sunset
  • Enjoy Udaipur’s illuminated skyline
  • Stay in a heritage hotel
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Gulmarg: Savour a Fairytale Style Honeymoon

Gulmarg

It’s probably every romantic couples’ dream to spend a holiday in Kashmir Valley. There’s not even a shred of doubt that Gulmarg in Kashmir is the best place for honeymooners. Needless to say, Gulmarg is blessed with a gorgeous landscape, and if your honeymoon is in summers, you get to enjoy long nature walks, horse riding, and a ride on Gulmarg Gondola here.

In winters, we can vouch for a fairytale style honeymoon in Gulmarg. There’s snow and the experience of skiing to make the experience even more special.

Things to Do in Gulmarg for Couples
  • Take the Gulmarg Gondola ride together
  • Enjoy horse riding
  • Take nature walks
  • Enjoy candle-light dinner

Check out: Gulmarg Tour Packages

Manali: Get the Best of Nature and Adventure on Your Honeymoon

Snowfall in Manali

In the emerald Beas valley offering spectacular views, Manali, as we all know, is amongst the top tourist places in India. This hill station in Himachal Pradesh also offers honeymooners a variety of experiences.

The romantic couples can choose to indulge in thrilling activities like trekking, rafting and skiing (in winters) or can relax and just indulge in witnessing the scenic beauty. Manali also offers a great number of romantic hotels for the honeymooners making the experience even better.

Things to Do in Manali for Couples
  • Enjoy adventure activities like zorbing and paragliding in Solang Valley
  • Visit the beautiful Rohtang Pass
  • Chill at various cafes
  • Witness beautiful sunset and sunrise
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Nainital: Imbibe the Mountains’ Beauty and Quietude

Nainital Boating

Now, no one can challenge Nainital as a honeymoon destination. Being a native, I have found honeymoon couples round the year at this top tourist destination in Uttarakhand.

One reason that makes Nainital a much-coveted honeymoon destination is that it is quite organized with a number of options for sightseeing, staying, and eating. One experience that no romantic couple wants to miss in Nainital is boating in its centrally located Naini Lake.

Things to Do in Nainital for Couples
  • Enjoy a boat ride
  • Take a stroll on Mall Road and Thandi Sadak
  • Enjoy a cable car ride to Snow View Point
  • Watch the sunset at Hanuman Gadi
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Mussoorie: Let Your Hearts be Serenaded by Picturesque Settings

Mussoorie Uttarakhand

Another honeymoon destination that one can swear by in Uttarakhand is Mussoorie. This beautiful hill station can capture your heart and serenade you with its beauty.

It’s an ideal place for honeymooners where the newly marrieds can sit in their hotel rooms and enjoy panoramic views, take a romantic walk on the Mall Road, go for sightseeing, and relish romantic dinners at some of the city’s best restaurants.

Things to Do in Mussoorie for Couples
  • Mountain biking tour
  • Visit the Kempty Falls and Landour
  • Learn winemaking
  • Enjoy rock climbing

Check out: Mussoorie Tourism Packages

Shimla: Relish the Colonial Charm and Myriad Experiences 

Shimla Jakhoo Temple

We all know how Shimla is the number one preference for romantic couples in Himachal Pradesh. The rustic charm of the city, panoramic views, colonial-era buildings, and the lovely weather of Shimla come together to create memorable experiences every couple.

Shimla is the place where the couples can spice up their romance by indulging in adventure activities as well as laid back exploration of the destination.

Things to Do in Shimla for Couples
  • Go for nature walks
  • Stroll on the Mall Road
  • Hike to Jakhoo Temple
  • Visit the nearby Mashobra
  • Take a toy train ride
  • Enjoy horse riding

Check out: Shimla Holiday Packages

Ooty: Celebrate Your First Vacation Amidst Scenic Settings 

Ooty Hill Station

You can’t really find a place as beautiful as Ooty in South India for your honeymoon. The little hill station in Tamil Nadu has gorgeous waterfalls, a calm lake to sail on with your love and incredible views to relish.

It’s not just the tea plantation or the rolling hills here that’ll make the perfect settings but also the fresh smells of eucalyptus, blossoming plants, and flower-strewn meadows that create quite a romantic atmosphere for the newlyweds.

Things to Do in Ooty for Couples
  • Get panoramic views from the top of Doddabetta Peak
  • Enjoy nature walks along the Avanlanche Lake
  • Enjoy a boat ride in Ooty Lake
  • Visit waterfalls around Ooty

Check out: Ooty Tour Packages

Kodaikanal: Savour the Moments in Peace and Amidst Picturesque Nature

Kodaikanal Hill Station

Everyone knows how beautiful Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu is. This lovely hill station, therefore, is amongst the top places for honeymoon couples in India. Surrounded by dense forest and housing a huge manmade lake, Kodaikanal is where the honeymooners can have their first holiday in a romantic atmosphere.

The peaceful settings and a lovely weather of course add to the experience but what makes a honeymoon special here are the romantic resorts.

Things to Do in Kodaikanal for Couples
  • Enjoy a boat ride at Kodai Lake
  • Visit the beautiful Vattakanal Falls
  • Long walks in the Pine Forests
  • Visit Bryant Park
  • Hike to Perumal Peak
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Hopefully you were able to pick your honeymoon destination from our comprehensible list. Do let us know if you liked this blog in the comment section below.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q.What things are to be kept in mind when planning a honeymoon amidst the coronavirus situation?

Do keep in check the below mentioned points:

  • Carry hand sanitizers, masks, tissues and disinfectant wipes
  • Book your trip well in advance
  • Avoid contact with the surface
  • Maintain social distancing

Q.Which are the best places in North India for a honeymoon?

The best places for honeymoon in North India are:

  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Uttarakhand
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Rajasthan

Q.Which are the Top places in South India for a honeymoon?

The best places for honeymoon in North India are:

  • Kerala
  • Andaman Islands
  • Tamil Nadu

Q.Where should we go for a honeymoon in Kerala?

Kerala is amongst the top honeymoon destinations in India. Some of the places that you can visit on your honeymoon in Kerala are:

  • Munnar
  • Wayanad
  • Alleppey
  • Thekkady
  • Kumarakom

Q.Which place is the best for a honeymoon in summer in India?

Some of the best places for honeymoon in summer in India:

  • Nainital
  • Shimla
  • Mussoorie
  • Manali
  • Ooty
  • Gangtok
  • Coorg
  • Munnar

Q.Which are the best places for a honeymoon in winter in India?

The best places for a honeymoon in winter in India are:

  • Gulmarg
  • Manali
  • Goa
  • Andamans
  • Ooty
  • Kodaikanal
  • Alleppey

Published: 17 Dec, 2020

About the author

Nidhi Singh

From the Lake District, Nainital, Nidhi Singh is a travel writer whose love for mountains can be seen in her write ups. Talk about solo travelling, indulging in adventure activities, binging on good food, planning budget trips or the Aurora Borealis and you will get all her attention. It is the wanderlust that keeps her going and if at all she could get one wish granted she would love to live a life less ordinary. Follow her on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram.