Newlyweds are much excited about their honeymoon vacation as it lets you know more about each other, communicate more and have a beautiful start to this new journey together. But the typical honeymoon destinations are mostly crowded and are not perfect destinations for the honeymooners looking for serenity. For such couples, lesser-known honeymoon destinations in India that oozes romance are an ideal choice. Let us take you through the famous offbeat honeymoon places in India.
Best Romantic Getaways in India
Situated near Bangalore, Coorg is a hilly retreat for honeymooners. The place is known for aromatic coffee plantations, spices, stunning waterfalls, and marvellous hills. You can stroll through the fragrant coffee and spice plantations or sail with your better half on the Cauvery River. Adventure freaks can enjoy trekking to Abbey Falls or enjoy stargazing while you camp overnight in the coffee estates. Other attractions in Coorg include Nagarhole National Park, Dubare Elephant Park, and Namdroling Monastery.
If you are booking flight tickets for a quaint little place surrounded by snow-covered mountains, then Lansdowne is the perfect honeymoon destination. Disconnected from the hustle and bustle of the city, Lansdowne is one of the best offbeat destinations for honeymooners. This place’s beauty and natural surroundings will mesmerize you as soon as you enter this romantic hill station. You can take a walk through the woods hand-in-hand with your loved one and enjoy the variety of flora and fauna surrounding the hill station. Take a hike to the Tiffin Top for breath-taking views or spend quality time at the rainwater harnessed lake- Bhulla Tal.
Hampi is one of the best offbeat honeymoon destinations for couples who wish to relive their past glories. Situated by the banks of Tungabhadra, it is a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site. Together, you can explore the ruins of the Vijayanagara Kingdom and appreciate the spell-binding artwork and sculptures of over 500 architectural grandeurs. The mesmerizing rocky beauty of the place will surely fill you with love and bliss. Other famous attractions in Hampi include the Monkey Temple, Archeological Museum, Vijaya Vittala Temple, Royal Enclosure, Virupaksha Temple, Queen’s Bath, and Riverside Ruins.
Yumthang Valley is a picture-perfect and jaw-dropping offbeat honeymoon destination in India. Famously called the ‘bowl of flowers’, this picturesque destination gives you ample flora and fauna to enjoy the marital bliss you and your partner are cravings for. For an ultimate romantic experience, rejoice in the spell-bounding sights of Pauhunri and Shundu Tsenpa with beautiful multi-coloured flower beds.
Grab a flight booking to Pahalgam, a hill station cum recreational resort situated at the junction of the Lidder River and Sheshnag River. Enjoy picturesque views of the Himalayan ranges and the gushing Lidden River. You can also indulge in fun activities like golfing, trekking, Horse riding and angling with your better half at Pahalgam. With jaw-dropping views, Pahalgam has all the facilities for adventure-loving honeymooners.
Surrounded by breath-taking natural beauty and solemn happiness, Lakshadweep is the most beautiful Indian destination for honeymooners. The quaint islands, sun-kissed beaches, clear lagoons, and awe-struck island group makes the place a sheer paradise for romantic couples. The pleasant climate throughout the year makes the place suitable for a perfect honeymoon. For an ultimate romantic experience, you can stroll across the sparkling sandy beaches or enjoy sunbathing at the stunning beaches of Kalpeni, Kavaratti, and Minicoy islands. Adventure couples can book a cheap flight from HappyEasyGo and head straight to Lakshadweep to enjoy Snorkeling at Agatti Island and scuba diving at Bangaram Island.
Wayanad, Bekal, And Silent Valley (North Kerala)
Though Kerala is a popular honeymoon destination and is mostly crowded, not all parts of the city are crowded with honeymoon couples. The Wayanad, Bekal and Silent Valley of the Northern Kerala region is one of the best places for honeymooners looking for privacy and tranquillity.
Wayanad is a spectacular destination surrounded by the Western Ghats, beautiful valleys, green forests and glistening lakes. The other attractions of this place include Thusharagiri Waterfalls, Thirunelli Temple, Banasura Hill, Lakkidi View Point, Kabini, Papanashini River, and Padinjarathara Dam.
The major tourist attractions at Bekal include a vintage fort, the charming shoreline of Kappil Beach, Fort Beach, and Valiyaparamba Backwaters, and super romantic weather.
Book your air tickets for an unconventional honeymoon trip to the Silent Valley, where you can find plush biodiversity at the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, expansive forests and incredible scenic beauty.
Topslip, Parambikulam, And Valparai (Anamalai Trail)
Stay amidst nature with a hotel booking at the Anamali Trail of Topslip, Valparai, and Parambikulam. This place is perfect for jungle-loving honeymooners. Topslip is a lush green wildlife sanctuary situated in the Anamalai Hills. Valparai is known for its vast expanse of forests, marvellous valleys, and shining lakes, you can also visit the Parambikulam Tiger Reserve adjacent to this divine beauty of the land. You can rejoice and indulge in romantic conversations with your partner in the heavenly backdrops of the Anamalai trail.
Known for its beautiful and cosy surroundings, Kodaikanal is surrounded by oak and pine trees. The romantic weather of the place makes it a perfect destination for newly married lovebirds. You can enjoy several fun-filled activities together, such as boating in Kodai Lake, sightseeing, trekking up the Pillar Rock and bathing in the Silver Cascade Falls. A stroll among the green meadows, fruit orchards and lush green Eucalyptus forests is a must during your visit to Kodaikanal.
Situated at the height of 10,000 feet, Tawang is an escape from the regular crowded honeymoon destinations. This mesmerizing location in Arunachal Pradesh has colourful monasteries, gompas and jaw-dropping scenic surroundings. You and your partner can take a rejuvenating dip in the Nuranang Waterfall or enjoy an exhilarating helicopter ride with your loved one. A romantic stroll along Paradise Lake at Sela Pass and Pankang Teng Tso Lake is also a must during your romantic trip to Tawang.
Khajuraho is among the most famous historical places in the country. It is also one of the famous offbeat honeymoon destinations in India. The sculptures and artwork depict the romance and sensuality of the ancient era. The numerous statuettes reflect the love and beauty that makes your new love bloom. You can hold hand in hand with your loved one and roam around the romantic aura of these sculptures. Do not forget to attend the Sound and Light Show which depicts the story of the Chandela dynasty and the Khajuraho temple.
Gangtok is a beautiful kaleidoscope of picturesque landscape and amazing ambience. The lush green valleys, snow-laden peaks, lofty mountains, sparkling lakes and monasteries boost the romance among the newlyweds. Many alluring places in Gangtok make for an ultimate honeymoon destination. You can go sightseeing in Gangtok and witness the Khangchendzonga and peaks from Tashi View Point.
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