October 2, 2016 Travel Advisor 3Comment

Marriage a magical bond of life. So you spent a lot of time planning the wedding. From dates, venue, people, food and what not. Now it’s time to take a break and plan the most important part the “hOnEyMoOn”. Whether you are having an arranged or love marriage this is the most important memory of you as a couple. Before and after marriage this will be also a common question for friends and family “Where is the honeymoon?”.

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Before you start planning make sure to get ample leaves from your work. Never plan a honeymoon after a gap. This will not be a honeymoon and will be considered as a vacation. Picking up a honeymoon destination is the most time consuming task. Should you travel abroad or be in India? Well it’s all about a romantic place and ambiance which you need. For this blog I will take up the  top 10 honeymoon destinations in India.

Know you partner well to plan a honeymoon. In doubt take a combined decision and narrow down options based your personality, time of the year, budget, interest etc

Honeymoon @ GOA

Popularly known as the party capital of India, Goa needs no introduction on world’s map. Golden Beaches, Picturesque landscapes, Scenic Sunset, Great underwater, Historical forts, Happening Casinos and a lively nightlife.  Goa is a place which can make you fall in love over and over again. And when you are with your special someone, it just makes it complete.

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Honeymoon Style: Fun/Party

Places to see: Agonda, Anjuna, Palolem & Varca beach, Dudhsagar fall, Aguada Fort, Basilica of Bom Jesus church, Immaculate Conception Church, Panji

Romantic Things to Do:

  • Grab some drinks & Dance the night away in LPK (Love Passion Karma), Mambo’s or Tito’s, some of the finest clubs in Goa
  • Try scuba diving to add spice to your honeymoon and take you two to another world altogether.
  • Enjoy extreme water sports from surfing to jet skiing

Best Time to Visit: Oct to Jan & Jun to Sep

Honeymoon @ KERALA

Kerala, God’s own country, is famous for honeymoon for Misty hills, romantic backwaters, green lanes of coconut trees & sparkling beaches. The calm scenic beauty, with the local cuisine will refresh your soul and rejuvenate your life as a married couple.

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Honeymoon Style: Leisure / Natural Beauty

Places to see: Munnar, Alleppey, Kovalam, Poovar, Wayanad, Thekkadi

Romantic Things to Do:

  • The ultimate romantic experience on a trip to Kerala is to enjoy the lush greenery, endless paddy fields, remote islands and tranquil backwaters in a beautiful houseboat.
  • Go for a backwater ride with breath taking view, scenic beauty & swaying coconut palms
  • Indulge in the wide range of luxurious ayurvedic massage therapy.
  • Share the excitement with your loved one during Waynad camping – Exotic forests, exciting wildlife and pristine surroundings.

Best Time to visit: September to March. More on KERALA….

Honeymoon @ KASHMIR

As the very famous saying goes– If there is heaven on earth, it is here. A perfect destination for honeymooners – enchanted with scenic meadows, lush valleys, stunning mountains, appealing forests and shimmering lakes. Cradled in the lap of majestic mountains of the Himalayas, Kashmir is extravagantly beautiful in all seasons and is also called Switzerland of India

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Honeymoon Style: Leisure & Natural Beauty

Places to see: Gulmarg, Srinagar, Ladakh

Romantic Things to Do:

  • Take the Gondola ride together and be lost in the serene beauty of the valleys.
  • Sail on Shikara in the Dal Lake and relive the iconic scenes from many Bollywood movies.
  • Take a road trip to Ladakh and enjoy the heavenly beauty of himalayas.

Best Time to Visit: March to Oct

Honeymoon @ ANDAMAN ISLANDS

Why go to Thailand, Maldives or Mauritius when you have Andaman in India. Sun kissed beaches, crystal clear waters reflecting the pure turquoise color, world class water sports. Exploring the under water world with your partner forms a great adventure and a memory of lifetime.

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Honeymoon Style: Beach

Places to see: Neil, Havelock, Port Blair, Ross,  Jolly Buoy Island, Radhanagar beach

Romantic Things to Do:

  • Night time beach stroll – walk hand-in-hand on the white sand and laze around in a shack.
  • A candlelit dinner by the beach, under the stars.
  • Go for diving with your partner hand in hand and enjoy the underwater experience.
  • Witness beautiful Sunset @ Radhanagar beach

Best Time to Visit: October to May

Honeymoon @ SHIMLA-KULLU-MANALI

Witness the glory of nature at its peak in Himachal’s Shimla, Kullu and Manali. The beauty of these places are absolutely timeless. Lofty mountain view of Himalayas, Snow filled scenery and the tiny villages offer a perfect setting for a romantic time out. Its also one of the best places to enjoy the beauty & romance in snow falls. Manali is also called the Queen of hill stations.

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Honeymoon Style:  Adventurous.

Places to see: Jakhu temple, The Ridge & Mall road, Kali Bari, Kufri.

Romantic Things to Do:

  • Do try some thrilling activities like Trekking, river rafting, mountaineering, paragliding, Angling and hiking.
  • Spend some time alone and in peace performing fishing
  • Engulf the breathless beauty of Himalayan mountains

Best Time to Visit : October to November and from March to May.

Honeymoon @ RAJASTHAN

If you are interested to step into the wonderful bond of marriage with a royal luxurious honeymoon, Rajasthan is the perfect choice. With forts, palaces, castles converted into luxury hotels you can feel the essence of royalty and lavishness everywhere.

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Honeymoon Style: Royal

Places to see: Udaipur, Mount Abu, Jaipur, Jaisalmer,

Romantic Things to Do:

  • Make her feel like queen by staying in one of the many beautiful & grand palaces that Rajasthan offers.
  • Go for a balloon safari, dessert safari, camel ride.
  • Have a romantic dinner in the mid of the lake in the lake city.

Best Time to Visit: Nov to Feb. Explore RAJASTHAN…

Honeymoon @ DARJEELING

Darjeeling is one of the prettiest hill stations in India located in northern part of West Bengal. Its popular as honeymoon destination due to its magnificent views of snow capped Kanchenjunga, torrents flowing down the mountain slopes, lovely tea gardens, landscapes with firs, pines & ferns, and all that combined with friendly people and modern yet colonial charm.

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Honeymoon Style: Leisure

Places to See: Tiger Hill, Batasia loop, Peace Pagoda, Monsateries.

Romantic Things to Do:

  • Do take a romantic Toy train ride in Darjeeling.
  • Witness the sunrise at the peaks of Tiger hills.
  • Enjoy the scenic beauty at nightingale park with beautiful water falls
  • Explore the natural history museum with wide range of collection.

Best Time to Visit: May to Jun & Sep to Nov

Honeymoon @ OOTY

Located in the lap of Nilgiri hills, Ooty has been one of the famous honeymoon destination since ages. A paradise, it attracts you with charming flower garden, Breathtaking mountain peaks, dense forest, acres of tea plantations & wildlife sanctuary.

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Honeymoon Style: Solitude

Places to See:  Botanical Garden, Pookode lake, Pykara waterfalls, Doddabetta Peak, Kalhatty waterfalls, Tea Gardens.

Romantic Things to Do:

  • Stay at Pykara boat house.
  • For adventurous couple, go for trekking and enjoy the pure beauty of Ooty.
  • Go for a romantic boat ride in the Pookode lake.

Best Time to Visit: Feb to May & Sep to Nov

Honeymoon @ LAKSHWADEEP

The island located in Arabian sea is one the most secluded and naturally blessed honeymoon destination in India. Blue sea, Shimmering sand, glittering water, exotic resorts, adventurous underwater and luxury cruises forms a perfect romantic setting.

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Honeymoon Style: Water Adventure / Beach

Places to See: Agatti, Bangaram, Kadmat, Kalpeni, Mini coy & kavaratti island.

Romantic Things to Do:

  • Go Scuba Diving at Kalpeni island and explore the colourful underwater corals.
  • Behold the moment with your partner of Kite surfing at Kadmat island.
  • Take a Kayak/ Canoe and explore the deep blue water.

Best Time to Visit: Oct to Feb

Honeymoon @ AULI, MUSSOORIE, NAINITAL

If you both form an adventurous couple, then this is the best honeymoon destination for you. An ideal combination of the chilly breezes, sky-touching mountains, emerald green valleys and softly rappelling rivers just what is required to add a little spice into the romance.  From camping to White water rafting, Skiing to para gliding, bungee jumping to just throwing snowball at each other. It offers wonderful opportunity to put your heart beat racing.

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Honeymoon Style: Adventurous

Places to see: Nanda Devi, Gorson Bugyal, Chenab & Auli Lake, Kempty Falls, Nainital Lake

Romantic Things to Do:

  • Leisure walk through the Thandi Sadak would fetch a soothing sensation.
  • Enjoy Boating as the main attraction to Lake Paradise
  • Cable Car connecting Snow-View from the town, offers a panoramic view of the lake.

Best Time to Visit: May to Sep

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