Top Honeymoon Destinations in North India

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Someone has truly said that if there’s heaven, it’s here in Kashmir. Apart from Kashmir, many places in North India can be included in this clause for their mesmerizing beauty. So, without much adieu, let us directly go to the list of top 10 honeymoon destinations in Northern India.

Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations in North India


1. Mussoorie & Dehradun


Things to do: Enjoy a fun ride in the cable car at Mussorie, trek to Har-ki-Dun, Dodital or the majestic Gaumukh glacier. In Dehradun, you can try jungle safari at Rajaji National Park or a visit to the Sahasradhara temple.

Places to see: Kempty falls, lakes, national parks, monastery, resorts, Benog hill and Jwalaji temple, to name a few.

Best hotels: JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove, Jaypee Residency Manor, Hotel Dunsvirk Court

Best time to visit: Any time of the year except monsoons.

Approx budget: INR25,000 per person.

2. Kausani

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Things to do: The lush green hills covered with deodar and pine trees make Kausani a perfect honeymoon destination. Sit, relax, watch the melting sun going down below the horizon from your room.

Places to see: Girihas Tea Estate, Bajinath Temple, Rudrahari Falls, Pinnath, museum.

Best hotels: The Buransh.

Best time to visit: Round the year except monsoon.

Approx budget: INR 15,000 per person.

3. Nainital & Ranikhet

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Things to do: Capture the exotic views of Nainital (with your eyes and camera), go camping, explore the trekking trails in Ranikhet. If it’s winter, have fun indulging in snow activities.

Places to see: Naini Lake, Mall Road, Sattal, Jim Corbett National Park, Nanda Devi Temple, Guano Hills.

Best hotels: The Manu Maharani, Arif Castles, Aamari Resorts Ramgarh.

Best time to visit: Any time of the year.

Approx budget: INR25,000 per head.

Himachal Pradesh

4. Shimla


Things to do: A Shimla to Kalka train ride is a must-besides that, strolls down the winding vehicle-free roads, chat over a cup of coffee at the Indian Coffee House or an evening walk at the Ridge are also recommended.

Places to see: Naldehra Golf Course, Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, Green Valley, Kufri, Christ Church, Jakhoo Hill, Lakkar Bazar

Best hotels: The Oberoi Cecil, Hotel Marina, Radisson Jass Hotel.

Best time to visit: Round the year.

Approx budget: INR 15,000-INR 25,000 per person.

5. Manali

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Things to do: A walk in the Mall, paragliding in Solang Valley not to forget the famous trout fish of Manali for non-vegetarians.

Places to see: Solang valley, old Manali, Naggar Castle, Hadimba Temple, Tibetan Monasteries, Manu Temple, Vashist Temple & Water Springs, Rohtang Pass.

Best hotels: Span Resort & Spa, Solang Valley Resort, The Himalayan Resort and Spa

Best time to visit: Round the year.

Approx budget: INR 15,000 per person.

Jammu and Kashmir

6. Pahalgam


Things to do: Soak the beauty of Pahalgam. Trek to Kohli glacier. Do white water rafting in the beautiful Lidder river. Take a pony ride.

Places to see: Betaab valley, Arun valley, Chandanwari, Golf Course, Tulian Lake, Sheshnag Lake, Kashmir Valley.

Best hotels: Senator Pine N Peak, Grand Mumtaz,

Best time to visit: Round the year.

Approx budget: INR40,00 per head.

7. Gulmarg


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Things to do: Gondola ride, bike ride, ice skating, horse ride, a walk around the Golf Course and, of course, enjoying the view of meadows covered with flowers.

Places to see: Gulmarg Golf Course, Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, Shrine of Baba Reshi, Maharani Temple, St. Mary’s Church, Seven Springs, Strawberry Valley, Apharwat Peak.

Best hotels: Hotel Heevan Retreat, Nedous Hotel, The Vintage Gulmarg.

Best time to visit: Any time of the year.

Approx budget: INR 30,000 per person.

8. Sri Nagar

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Things to do: Sit in the banks of the beautiful Jhelum, enjoy a leisure shikara ride in Dal Lake, take a stroll around the magnificent Mughal gardens or visit the old shrines and temples, Sri Nagar is honeymooners’ paradise in every sense. Also, don’t forget to sip the famous kawah tea and relish the taste of the traditional Kashmiri wazan.

Places to see: Dal lake, Nishat Bagh, Chashme Shahi, Shalimar Bagh, Shankaracharya temple, Jamia Mosque, Hazratbal Mosque, Gulab Bhawan, Nagin Lake

Best hotels: The Lalit Grand Palace, Vivanta by Taj-Dal View.

Best time to visit: Any time of the year.

Approx budget: INR30,00 per head.

9. Sonmarg

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Things to do: One of the dream honeymoon destinations in India, Sonmarg is famous for trout-fishing, long treks and awe-inspiring vistas of the valley. The deep blue sky sets the perfect backdrop for the snow-capped peaks.

Places to see: Thajiwas Glacier, Gadsar Lake, Kheer Bhawani Temple, Thajiwas Glacier, Baltal, Yusmarg, Gangabal Lake, Walnut Orchards.

Best hotels: Hotel Snowland, Hotel Tranquil Retreat, Rah Villas Hotel.

Best time to visit: April to October

Approx budget: INR35,000 per head.

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