The exciting and hectic wedding week has passed and it’s time to embrace yourself and your loved one for romance. Every couple should plan their honeymoon trip wisely to make their honeymoon getaway – the most memorable moment of their lifetime.
If you are still thinking of the ideal honeymoon destination for you that suits your budget as well then here are our suggestions below.
Hope you have an INCREDIBLE HONEYMOON experience!
1. Kovalam – Honeymoon at the beach
Kovalam is a picturesque town of Kerala which can be a perfect dreamy getaway for couples. You can also explore other miracles in the God’s own country – Kerala. Kovalam is packed with spectacular lighthouse beaches, fresh water lakes and Edakalu – popular sunset viewing point between the Eve’s beach and Lighthouse beach. It is called the “Grove of Coconut Trees” or “Paradise of South” and is known for infinite rows of coconut trees, string of budget cottages, Ayurvedic massage centers and many other leisure options to make your honeymoon trip unforgettable.
How to reach: Book a flight to the Trivandrum International Airport. Once you reach the Trivandrum International Airport, book a public transport to reach your onward destination in Kovalam.
Major attractions: The German Bakery, Karamana River, Edakallu, Vellayani Lake, Halcyon Castle and many more.
Best time to visit: November to February.
2. Munnar – Prep up for a filmy honeymoon
Munnar is a hill station situated in the Idukki district of the southwestern Kerala, India. This is a perfect destination for couples who adore nature, wildlife enthusiasts and avid travelers. The lush green meadows will remind you of Bollywood blockbuster romance. You can also enjoy a romantic boat ride at the Mattupetty dam.
How to reach: Book a flight to Cochin International Airport and book a taxi to reach your onward destination in Munnar.
Major attractions: Kollukumalai Tea Estate. Kundala Dam Lake,Eravikulam National Park, Pothamedu Viewpoint, Attukal waterfall, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary and many more.
Best time to visit: June to September.
3. Coorg – Honeymoon amid heaven
Coorg or Kodagu, also called the “Switzerland of South”, lies in the western ghats of southwestern Karnataka. It is popular for its misty lush green tea, coffee and spice plantations, trekking on Mt. Tadiandamol, water rafting on the Cauvery, Tibetan monastries and peaceful nightlife. This makes it an ideal destination for honeymooners with endless love for nature and adventure.
How to reach: Book a flight to Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore. Once you reach Kempegowda International Airport, take a taxi to reach your onward destination in Coorg.
Major attractions: Abbi Falls, Iruppu Falls, Madikeri Fort, Omkareshwara Temple, Brahmagiri Park and many more.
Best time to visit: March and April.
4. Mussoorie – Honeymoon in the Queen of Hills
Mussoorie, called the Queen of Hills, is named after a shrub commonly found this area known as “Mansoor”. It is a hill station located in the Dehradun district of Uttarakhand, India and is renowned for its pleasant climate almost throughout the year, dense deodar woods, Doon Valley views and other mind boggling nature sights. It lies at an altitude of 2000 metres and is surrounded by Shivalik and Dhauladhar range.
How to reach: Book a flight to New Delhi Airport and make your onward travel to Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun. Once you deboard, you will get couple of transport options to reach your onward destination in Mussoorie.
Major attractions: Camel’s Back Road, Kempty Falls, Lal Tibba, Company Garden, Happy Valley, Jwala Devi Temple, K Dev Bhoomi Wax Museum and many more.
Best time to visit: April to June.
5. McLeod Ganj – for the eternal love
McLeodGanj, also known as “Little Lhasa” or “Upper Dharamshala”, lies in the suburban area of Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh, India. It is a must-visit for couples passionate for trekking. You can enjoy trekking, three hours uphill from Guna Devi temple to reach Triund that lies at a height of 2,828 m. It is the longest trek route in McLeod Ganj. Make sure you stay overnight at Triund to catch the superb view of the Dhauladhar ranges and Kangra valley.
How to reach: Book a flight to Dharamshala Airport. Once you reach Dharamshala Airport, you can hire a taxi to reach your onward destination in McLeodGanj.
Major attractions: Bhagsunag Waterfall, Namgyal Monastery, Triund, Church of St. Johns, Kangra Fort, Tibetan Museum and many more.
Best time to visit: September to June.
6. Leh, Ladakh – where love is a blessing
Leh, a high desert city in the northern part of Jammu & Kashmir state, is an exquisite romantic getaway for newly married couples. Here, you can site captivating Buddhist culture landscapes and enjoy the serenity and tranquility by visiting years-old monastries like Hemis Gompa, Thiksey Gompa and splendid view of the majestic Himalayas. Also, the alluring nature views will add valuable moments to your honeymoon trip.
How to reach: Foreigners who visit Leh & Ladakh should obtain Protected Area Permit (PAP) and Restricted Area Permit (RAP) before the expected visit.
Book a flight to Srinagar International Airport. Once you reach Srinagar International Airport, you can hire a taxi to reach your onward destination in Leh. You can also take a flight from Srinagar International Airport to Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh with an approximate duration of 55 minutes.
Major attractions: Magnetic Hill, Zanskar and Ladakh Mountain Ranges, Pangong Tso Lake, Tso Moriri Lake, Khardungla Pass, Nubra Valley, Spituk Gompa and many more.
Best time to visit: April to July.
7. Mount Abu – where love and romance meet
Mount Abu is the only hill station located in Rajasthan, India. It is a favorable place among archaeologists as it is has a myriad of ancient and medieval sites. It is a rich heritage of temples that depict the culture and traditions followed by the people of Rajasthan. The weather of Mount Abu stays cooler than other parts of Rajasthan. Also, Mount Abu has ample accommodation options to suit your budget.
How to reach: Book a flight to Delhi, Jaipur or Mumbai Airport and make your onward travel to Maharana Pratap International Airport – also called Udaipur Airport or Dabok Airport. You will find plenty of public transport options to reach your onward destination.
Major attractions: Honeymoon Point, Dilwara Jain temples, Nakki Lake, Wildlife sanctuary, Guru Shikar, Toad Rock and many more.
Best time to visit Mount Abu – April.
8. Goa – a beach of love
Goa is a state in the western part of India that stretches along the Arabian Sea. It is a perfect destination for couples looking for vibrant beaches, lively beach parties at night and that’s why, it continues to attract plenty of honeymooners from around the world every year. On your Goa trip, make sure to visit the Calangute beach, called the “Queen of Beaches” and buy a gift for your loved one at an affordable price. Also, seeing the photogenic sunset at the Palolem Beach will surely add grandeur to your honeymoon experience.
How to reach: Book a flight to Dabolim International Airport. Once you arrive at Dabolim International Airport, there are ample transport options available to reach your onward destination.
Major attractions: Baga, Candolim, Calangute Beaches,Fort Aguada, Church of Mae De Deus, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Chorao Island (Stunning Precious Stone), Cafe Mambos, Cafe Cubana and many more.
Best time to visit: November to February.
Honeymoon is a “golden period” for every newly-wed couple and to visit the perfect destination for their honeymoon is an “icing on the cake”. If your honeymoon period is arriving soon, you have a plethora of honeymoon destinations above that will leave you mesmerized with its scenic beauty.