The Best Honeymoon Destinations in India

Honeymoon is the time every couple waits for as it finally takes you away from the chaos of the wedding, so it is really important to pick the right honeymoon destination for yourself. In this article, I will list some of the best honeymoon destinations in the world that you should shortlist to cherish your time as a wedded couple.

1. Andaman & Nicobar

Andaman & Nicobar

Do you know which is the most beautiful destination in India? It is the Andaman & Nicobar islands. If your partner and you like to sail in azure blue waters and pristine white sands that seems like a foreign nation, then you should plan your honeymoon to this beautiful cluster of islands. You can hop around islands, try authentic seafood, engage in adventurous activities, stay at cottages in plush surroundings and make thousands of memories together.

Best Time to Visit: October to May

2. Munnar, Kerala

Munnar, Kerala

Situated right in the God’s own Country, Munnar is a small town located on the western ghats so you can imagine its beauty in its full glory. The place is surrounded by plush mountains which are covered with lush greenery of tea plantations. The former best place of British Raj, this place is brimming with activities that you both can do together like jungle trekking, waterfall visit, visiting ancient places and more.

Best Time to Visit: July to September

3. Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir

Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Gulmarg is the most popular destination in India for skiing. Besides skiing, this place is famous for its Gulmarg Gondola which is the second largest cable car in the world. You will be able to see the entire hill station from up there. Also, you can go to test your hand in golf at the Gulmarg Golf Course and have an out-of-the-box honeymoon.

Best Time to Visit: April to June

4. Udaipur, Rajasthan

Udaipur, Rajasthan

The city of lakes in Rajasthan, Udaipur is one of the best places to take your better half to. The former capital of Mewar Kingdom, this city is brimming with artificial lakes, royal residences and intricate decoration from the ancient times. You can take a sunset boat cruise, ride a ropeway above the city, visit temples and other ancient buildings.

Best Time to Visit: September to March

5. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Nested right in the heart of Thar Desert and known as the ‘Golden City’ of India, Jaisalmer is brimming with yellow sandstone architectures. You can go here together to cherish the massive Jaisalmeri Fort dominating the skyline of the city and the ancient palaces of the city enhancing its richness. You can also go for Desert Safari and Desert Camping in the middle of the sands of Thar Desert.

Best Time to Visit: October to March

6. Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Uttar Pradesh

A city rising on the banks of Yamuna, Agra is famous for the symbol of love, Taj Mahal and what would be better than a city that is synonymous with love for honeymoon. Although, visiting the Taj Mahal isn’t the only thing you can do here. You can visit Agra Fort, Jama Masjid, DayalBagh and so many more places.

Best Time to Visit: October to March

7. Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

Spread across 5 hills in Himachal Pradesh, Dalhousie is a cosy hill station to visit during your honeymoon. It is a place brimming with colonial-era architecture that gives this place an antique vibe to take you far away from reality. You can visit Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary and multiple churches from the colonial era.

Best Time to Visit: March to June

8. Darjeeling, West Bengal

Darjeeling, West Bengal

Home to the major tea plantation in India, Darjeeling is one of the most pristine places to spend your vacation so why not your honeymoon. You both can enjoy your toy train ride here which was completed in the year 1881. Other than this, this place is the right choice for you if you want to get close to nature.

Best Time to Visit: March to May and September to November

9. Nainital, Uttrakhand

Nainital, Uttrakhand

Situated in the Kumaon region, Nainital is home to one of the most beautiful lakes of Himalayas, Lake Nainital. In addition to that, it also has the Naina Devi Temple and other sights to behold. You can experience everything the city has with the help of the cable car spread across the city. You should visit this place to find the right blend of nature, adventure and religion.

Best Time to Visit: March to June

10. Auli, Uttrakhand

Auli, Uttrakhand

We are suggesting you to visit Auli in the winter season as it turns into the best skiing destination in India during winters. A long cable car connects Auli with Joshimath that overlooks some of the best views in the country. Once you reach the ski resort in Auli, you can ski across the steep hill which also has a pond that freezes in winters.

Best Time to Visit: November to March

11. Lakshadweep


Let us take you back to the waters, but this time it should be the Arabian Sea and not the Bay of Bengal. Lakshadweep is a tropical archipelago of 36 atolls and coral reefs which has one of the best things to offer you. It includes sightseeing, adventure sports, beach hopping, hogging onto seafood and so many more things.

Best Time to Visit: October to Mid-May

12. Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Manali, Himachal Pradesh

The backpacking centre and honeymoon destination of India, Manali is set right on the Beas river. This place offers you to enjoy thrilling activities like skiing in Solang Valley, trekking in Parvati Valley, paragliding, rafting, mountaineering and so much more. In addition to this, you can visit multiple temples and ancient places with your bae.

Best Time to Visit: March to June

13. Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir

The summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar is settled on the banks of Jhelum river. The city is known for its natural beauty, gardens, waterfronts and houseboats. Speaking of houseboats, you can plan your stay in one of the houseboats as it should be one of the most romantic places to plan your stay in.

Best Time to Visit: April to October

14. Alleppey, Kerala

Alleppey, Kerala

Settled on the banks of the backwater of Kerala, Alleppey is a city of canals and lagoons. You will also find ancient temples, untarnished beaches, basilicas, traditional South Indian cuisines and so much more. You can have a peaceful honeymoon with your better half in the lap of nature.

Best Time to Visit: November to February

15. Leh Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir

Leh Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir

The Kingdom of Ladakh and the cold desert of India, Leh Ladakh is one of those places where you can plan your vacation of any nature. For a honeymoon, you both can wander around the ancient places of Ladakh which connect you with its history. You can be a little adventurous and go for a bike trip to the top of the mountains.

Best Time to Visit: April to July

16. Goa


Do I have to spell it out for you? The Mecca of Honeymooners in India is Goa. It is that place which has got the best of both worlds: The crazy party one and the tranquil peaceful one. You can find clubs, parties, beaches, ancient architecture, lakes, hilltop and mouth watering cuisines. You can also go for sunset cruise, parasailing, banana boat ride, motorboat ride and so much more.

Best Time to Visit: November to Mid-February

17. Coorg, Karnataka

Coorg, Karnataka

Presently known as Kodagu, Coorg is one of the places which are synonymous with honeymoon destinations. This tranquil town is framed by the majestic Western Ghats which are dotted with forests, rice paddies, historical places, and so many more picturesque places that can give you a lifetime of memories.

Best Time to Visit: September to June

18. Gangtok, Sikkim

Gangtok, Sikkim

The Buddhist Pilgrim site, Gangtok is the capital city of Sikkim that is now a Tibetan Buddhist Center. So, if you wish to explore the serenity of Buddhism, then you must plan your honeymoon to this place. However, if you both are adventure freaks, then too Gangtok fits you as it is the base camp for most of the difficult treks of Himalayan Mountain range.

Best Time to Visit: September and October & March to June

19. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

The summer capital of British India, Shimla is the most famous tourist destination place so how can I forget it while talking about the honeymoon destinations. It is still the terminus of the narrow-gauge Kalka-Shimla Railway which was completed in 1903. It would be a great addition to your honeymoon trip while you can shop for handicraft from The Mall and Lakkar Bazaar.

Best Time to Visit: May to June and December to January

20. Ooty, Tamil Nadu

Ooty, Tamil Nadu

Otherwise known as Ooty, Udhagamandalam is a resort town situated in the very beautiful Western Ghats. It has a working steam railway line from the British Raj along with other colonial items like the Stone House, St. Stephen’s Church, a Botanical Garden that lies on the scenic slopes of the Doddabetta Peak.

Best Time to Visit: March to May

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