5 Romantic Honeymoon Hot-spots in India

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So you have invested an insane amount of energy and time in planning a picture-perfect wedding without missing the smallest of details: the dress, the makeup, the photographers, the food and the invitees…you have worked on these never-ending lists for months. Now, it is time to consider a well-earned break for just the two of you following this hectic phase and it all starts with the selection of a picture-perfect honeymoon destination. Today, we have come up with 5 such amazing honeymoon hot-spots in India which are definitely worth considering for a cozy and romantic hiatus.

1. Lakshadweep (Agatti)

An archipelago of beautiful islands and coral reefs, Lakshadweep is India’s mini Malaysia sans the crowd. Of the 10 islands which are open to tourists, Agatti gets top marks for its exotic beauty and serenity making it one of the best honeymoon hot-spots in India.

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How to reach: Agatti is connected only by air with the mainland with direct flights of Indian Airlines from Kochi.

What to do: Agatti is scuba divers’ paradise and you mustn’t miss the beauty of this exotic world beneath the water of Lakshadweep.  Agatti is also home to many adventure water sports. You could rent a bike and go for a ride across the island.

Where to stay: For Lakshadweep, it is mandatory to book and confirm your stay at a hotel there before you reach the spot. From luxury to moderate, you can easily find hotels and resorts of your choice and book them online.

2. Rajasthan (Udaipur)

If a royal honeymoon is what you have always desired then here is your chance to make that wish come true. Udaipur, the princely city of Rajasthan, is a dream destination for many who want to spend their cozy days together in the royal way.

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How to reach: Udaipur is well-connected with the entire country by air, rail and road. The nearest airport, Maharana Pratap is just 22 km away from Udaipur.

What to do: More than anything, honeymoon is about discovering the beauty of togetherness. Interestingly, Udaipur can offer you great ways to do that. Here are the top things you’d love to do with your significant other in Udaipur-

  1. Visit the Lake Palace
  2. Horse riding
  3. Visit Jain Temple at Ranakur
  4. Light and sound show at Kumbhalgarh Fort

Where to stay: Options are many. For a true royal honeymoon, stay at the famous Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur.

3. Arunachal Pradesh (Tawang)

Besides being a hotspot for adventure aficionados, Tawang, the breathtaking land in Arunachal Pradesh, has evolved as one of the honeymoon hot-spots in India. While its lofty mountains and impeccable lush green landscapes are beyond amazing, its sparkling lakes and mesmerizing waterfalls will leave you wanting to stay there, forever. Just imagine how wonderful it would be to experience the awesomeness of Tawang with the one you love!

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How to reach: The nearest airport, Tezpur Airport is just 143 km away. Tawang is also connected with the largest city of Assam, Guwahati via road. Nearest railway station is Tezpur.

What to do

Being a land dotted with monasteries and lake, Tawang offers its visitors a handful of local sight-seeing options to choose from. From Galden Namgyal Lhatse or the famous Tawang Monastery to Dukhang, Nuranang Falls, Gorshom Gompa or a nunnery, Singsar Ani Gompa, you will never fall short of options in this beautiful hilly town of Arunachal Pradesh. Apart from the ancient monasteries and awesome sights, Tawang is also equally famous as a shopping center of carpets, shawls, handicraft items as well as tribal dresses.

Where to stay: Though you will not find too many 5 star hotels in Tawang, the option of luxury resorts are aplenty. If you do not mind spending your honeymoon in a non-luxurious yet homely atmosphere, check out these beautiful home-stay options with basic amenities and decent arrangements.

4. Karnataka (Coorg)

Planning to spend your honeymoon away in a calm, serene place that is isolated from the rest of the world? Then do consider Coorg as your honeymoon destination. A small hilly area, it has mountains, coffee plantations, the beautiful Cauvery river amidst floating clouds. Often referred to as ‘Country of Hills,’ Coorg can be quite an intimate, revitalizing experience for both of you.

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How to reach: Coorg is very well connected with the major cities of South India as well as with the entire India via road and railways. The nearest airport is Mangalore International Airport which is just 160 km away.

What to do: Enter Coorg and let it kill any sort of distraction with its enchanting tranquility. Here are a few must-visit spots in Coorg-

  1. Nagarahole National Park
  2. Coffee Plantation
  3. Tibetan Golden Temple
  4. The Omkareshwara Temple

Where to stay: Coorg, being a romantic gateway, has numerous choices in accommodations. You can enjoy a rejuvenating stay at spa resorts or indulge in the infinity pool of Vivanta by Taj. Coorg is definitely more than one can ask for.

5. Kashmir (Gulmarg)

Since neither the state nor the place need any introduction, let us proceed to the details-

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How to reach: Rightly named as “Heaven on earth” , Kashmir is well connected with the entire country via air, road and railways. For Gulmarg, the nearest airport (which is the Srinagar International Airport) is just 57 km away.

What to do: If you are planning a honeymoon in winter then enjoy the snow to the fullest with your beloved by taking part in different snow sports. Here is what you shouldn’t miss when in Gulmarg-

  1. Gondola ride
  2. Skiing
  3. Pony rides
  4. View the glorious K2 along with the entire range or Karakorum region along with its famous peaks.

Where to stay: Being one of the sought-after tourist destinations in Kashmir, Gulmarg offers the best choices when it comes to finding an accommodation.

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