It is the hardest jobs for any new married couples to decide where they should go for enjoy their honey time. In India, where lot of most popular honeymoon spots which compete with each others to attract visitors for its uniqueness and popularity, can confuse anyone to choose a best place for romance. So in this post, I will discuss here the brief guide about the top 10 most popular honeymoon destinations in India. Let’s check it out-
Best Honeymoon Places in India
Enjoying honeymoon in Kerala may become memorable for any married couple, and why not, Kerala is one of the top honeymoon places in India. It offers the natural beauty of Kerala backwaters, sun bath at Kovalam beach, hills of Munnar & Wayanad, endless tourist spots in Cochin/Kochi, Allepey and Kottayam which make your honeymoon too romantic & most enjoyable. There are also plenty of hidden tourist attractions for honeymooners.
Best time to visit Kerala:
December to January
How to reach Kerala for honeymoon – By Train, Air, & Road
Kerala by Train: Kerala is very well connected with Indian railway, so you book your ticket to any city of Kerala from any major cities in India.
Kerala by Air: There are three main airports that connect beautiful cities of Kerala.
• Thiruvananthpuram International Airport
• Kochi International Airport
• Calicut International Airport
Flights are available to/from these airports to Indian as well as overseas destinations.
Kerala by Road: Kerala connects two main states of India with national highways, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. NH17, NH47, NH 49 are three national highways to reach and connect multiples cities in Kerala.
There is no doubt Goa is the one of the most visited and ultimate honeymoon spots in India, which is blessed with numbers of natural beaches, coconut plants, lush green gardens, heritage monuments, and famous Portuguese buildings. You can enjoy there romantic walk on the beaches with your life partner, a Champagne morning breakfast, night beaches parties, delicious sea foods at famous restaurants, water sports, deep sea fishing, parasailing, and wind surfing to makes your honeymoon something to memorable. Also, find here brief info on best 5 star hotels in Goa if you want to choose Goa for honeymoon.
However, there are endless places to visit and lot of activities to do in Goa. But if you wanna visit to Goa for lucky time, I suggest you check my latest post on best places to visit in Goa for honeymoon, vacations, and a short break.
Best time to visit Goa:
March to May (summer), October to February (winter)
How to reach Goa for honeymoon – By Train, Air, & Road
Goa by Train: ‘Madgaon’ and ‘Vasco-da-gama’ are the two railways stations in Goa. Honeymoon couples can plan their journey till these destinations. And trains are available from all big cities of India to Goa for tourism.
Goa by Air: I suggest you book your ticket to Dabolim airport. It is nearest and easiest way to visit in Goa for romantic honeymoon.
Goa by Road: Kadamba bus stand (Panaji) is the main bus stop in Goa. You can get bus services from/to Goa from all nearest popular cities.
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Manali is one of the most popular honeymoon places for those who’re looking for ice-cold hill station for have a good time. Kullu Manali is all time favorite honeymoon destinations for Indian married couples as well as foreign travelers. It is blessed with green hills, snow covered mountains, waterfalls, and big green grass landscape. Manali is also one of the best tourist places in India for adventure sports e.g. skiing, hiking, trekking, mountaineering, paragliding, river rafting, angling, and biking which can impress any married couple for entertaining together.
Best time to visit Manali:
October to February
How to reach Manali for honeymoon – By Air, Train, & Road
Manali by Train: There is no direct train to Manali. Either you can take train till Chandigarh or Ambala railway station. Then you can take other road transport to reach the romantic honeymoon land of Manali. However, Joginder Nagar is the nearest railway station to reach the hills of Manali.
Manali by Flight: If you wanna travel to Manali by Air, get drop point at Bhuntar airport. It is only 10 km. away from Manali.
Manali by Road: The most preferred and cheapest way to reach Manali for honeymoon. Pick bus or local taxi services to reach Manali.
Darjeeling, again one of the top visited hill stations and most romantic honeymoon destinations in India, famous for its pleasant cold climate, natural beauties of pine trees, tea gardens, mountains, local traditional market, and the most famous toy train journey. There are some top suggested tourist attractions which can impress any tourist of the world, and one of them is Tiger Hills. It is only eight kilometer (8 km.) away from main Darjeeling city which is famous for its panoramic view of the sun rises and the blissful view of the picturesque Darjeeling, magnificently decorated by the dazzling beauty of nature. There are also some others tourist spots where you should visit once-
- Batasia Loop
- Rock Garden
- Singamari Ropeway
- Darjeeling toy-train Journey
- Kanchenjunga Mountains
- Peace Pagoda
Best time to visit Darjeeling:
September to January
How to reach Darjeeling for honeymoon – By Road, Air, & Train
Darjeeling by Train:
New Jalpaiguri is the nearest railway station, as it connects all major destinations of India.
Darjeeling by Flight: Bagdogra airport is the only way to reach Darjeeling by air. Flights are available from all top destinations in entire India. However, again you will have to use road transport to reach Darjeeling, and it will take approx 3 hours.
Darjeeling by Road: Two main cities, Gangtok and Kalimpong, are well connected with popular places of India. You can take bus from these places to the lands of Tea.
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The romantic climate, green hills, snow covered mountains, adventure sports, swaying fields, and gorgeous view of Himalayas make Shimla one of the most favorite honeymoon places in India. Shimla is blended with some of the best natural beauties and tourist places which I will definitely recommended to honeymoon couples e.g. Hip Hip Hurray Amusement park, Jakhu temple, The Mall, The Ridge, lower bazaar, Viceregal Lodge, Dorje Drag Monastery, Christ Church and more. There are also plenty of brand restaurants, coffee shops, fashion shop where you can spend your honey time with your life partner. Find here list of top 10 five star hotels in India with brief info.
Best time to visit Shimla:
April to July (summer), October to February (winter)
How to reach Shimla for honeymoon – By Train, Flight, & Road
Shimla by Train: The famous Kalka railway station is the best to way to reach Shimla. And from Kalka, tale a ride of famous Toy Train to enjoy and explore the beauty of Shimla.
Shimla by Flight:
You have two option to reach Shimla by air, either Jubbarhatti airport or Chandigarh airport. Both can be accessed from various cities airport.
Shimla by Road: There is no problem to reach Shimla using public transport, taxi, or self vehicle.
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Lakshadweep is as popular as Kerala among travelers for honeymoon in India because of its unbeaten natural beauties of Island, sandy beaches, the ultimate view of blue sea, scenic gardens, water sports, and sunbathing. Lakshadweep offers a calm & romantic environment for honeymooners who want to just lose themselves. So if you are planning for Lakshadweep honeymoon, some top recommended places where you should definitely visit-
Best time to visit Lakshadweep:
October to April
How to reach Lakshadweep for honeymoon – By Road, Air, Sea, & Train
Lakshadweep by Train: No trains.
Lakshadweep by Road: No buses.
Lakshadweep by Air: Flight is the fastest way to reach the group of Islands Lakshadweep. The only way to reach Lakshadweep for holidays or honeymoon, first you have to check-in at Cochin/Kochi airport in Kerala. Then you have to take flight to Agatti Island. That’s it.
Lakshadweep by Sea: Sorry, but I’m not sure about this!
Andaman and Nicobar Island
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Andaman and Nicobar Island is the gateway of romance with exotic environment, top-notch hotels, tourist privacy, superior dining, and lot of adventurous sports & water activities which make it one of the best honeymoon destinations in the World. You can enjoy there the under-water marine life with varieties of colorful fishes, water-skiing, sail boats, windsurfing, speed boats, sunken ships, jungle life, flora and fauna. It is also the right place if you are a sea food lover. You can taste there India’s best sea foods & recipes as well as any other Indian traditional food. And don’t worry, there are also plenty of finest options for your nightout and stay!
Best time to visit Andaman and Nicobar Island:
November to January
How to reach Andaman/Nicobar Island for honeymoon – By Air, Road, Ship & Train
Andaman/Nicobar Island by Train: No trains.
Andaman/Nicobar Island by Road: N/A
Andaman/Nicobar Island by Air: Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port Blair is the way to reach here via flight.
Andaman/Nicobar Island by Ship: Ship services are available from Chennai, Kolkata, and Visakhapatnam to Port Blair. But it may take almost 3-4 days.
Ooty, situated at the hills of Nilgiri, one of the most beautiful and romantic honeymoon destinations in India. Ooty is well known as the ‘Paradise for Honeymooners’, and there is no doubt it is the best naturally blessed charming hill stations of entire South India. Ooty is a perfect honeymoon place for those couples who want away from the crowd and enjoy quality honey time. There are lot of tourist attractions & places to visit in Ooty-
- The Nilgiri Toy Train Ride
- Botanical Gardens
- Angling in Ooty
- Boating at Pykara Lake
- Glen Morgan Tea estate
Best time to visit Ooty:
October to June
How to reach Ooty for honeymoon – By Road, Air, & Train
Ooty by Train: Ooty railway satiation. Hope, rest you can search online
Ooty by Air: Coimbatore international airport is the main point where you have to depart to reach Ooty for the romantic honeymoon trip. From there, just 2 hours drive is needed to get in touch with the nature and hills of Ooty.
Ooty by Road: You can pick public transport from Coimbatore to Ooty, as well as other nearby areas E.g. Coonoor, Mettupalayam, Tiruppur, Pollachi, Palakka, and more..
There is no doubt Nainital is the dream destination for holidays and honeymoon in North India. It is best known for pleasant climate, lakes, boat riding, water sports, candle light dinner, local shopping market, rock climbing, ride to snow View, fishing enthusiasts etc. You may visit famous mall road if you wanna enjoy more in Nainital during your vacations. There is also some other top recommended place for you if you choose Nainital for your honeymoon-
- Aerial Ropeway
- Jim Corbett National Park
- The Lakes
Best time to visit Nainital:
March to June (summer), October to February (winter)
How to reach Nainital for honeymoon – By Road, Train, & Flight
Nainital by Train: For a memorable honeymoon journey to Nainital, visit Kathgodam railway station. Just 25 km. from the city and you’re in
Nainital by Flight: Nearest airport is Pantnagar, and then only 1 hour drive to Nainital hill station.
Nainital by Road: Very easily connect by road with the most popular North Indian tourist destinations like Ranikhet, Ramgarh, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Kotdwara, Almora, and Dehradun.
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If you are looking a place which offers mountains, green hills, waterfalls, lakes, caves, boat riding, adventurous activities, romantic spots, temples, and delicious food points, then Mahabaleshwar is the best choice for your honeymoon. Mahabaleshwar is also very close to Mumbai and Pune both. So if you are planning to visit Mahabaleshwar, you can also plan for travel to Mumbai and Pune.
Best time to visit Mahabaleshwar:
March to June (summer), November to March (winter)
How to reach Mahabaleshwar for honeymoon – By Air, Road, & Train
Mahabaleshwar by Train: You have to pick the train for Wathar station to reach Mahabaleshwar quickly. It is just 60 km away from this honeymoon spot. However, Pune railway station is another option if you find any difficulty or long route to reach here.
Mahabaleshwar by Flight: Pune airport is the only airport (120 km. away from Mahabaleshwar) to reach there for honeymoon or a family holiday trip.
Mahabaleshwar by Road: This honeymoon place is very well linked with all big and famous cities of Maharashtra. E.g. Mumbai, Pune, Nasik, Kolhapur.
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