Honeymoon – A Beautiful Start of the Second Inning

honeymoon destinations in India

Marriage is the second inning in an individual’s life. What better way to start new life than to spend some alone time with your partner.  It is that period when you enter a completely new life & new experience and feel the togetherness. For a beautiful beginning of this new venture the ambience, surroundings has to be special and so are these beautiful Honeymoon destinations in India. Pristine beauty, natural surroundings, pleasant climate, closeness to nature and a companion you love the most, make these destinations special amongst the rest.

Honeymoon Destinations in India

Dalhousie

Its a hill station located in the State of Himachal Pradesh in India which is a very good option for retreats and travelers who enjoy hitting the road less traveled. This hill station was one of the favorite retreats of the British during their stay in India and provides tranquil and serene surroundings. It’s a place that is frequented by trekkers, hikers, Mountaineers, Honeymooners and by tourists to get away from the hustle and bustle that is the epitome of Indian cities. Surrounded by five hills and located near the Dhauladhar mountain range of Himalayas, the town provides a stunning view of snow capped peaks and beautiful valleys in the summer. Dalhousie is a very good option for tourists who want to enjoy the Victorian architecture, Hindu temples and hiking in a place that is literally a walk among clouds.

Munnar

Munnar is the most beautiful hill station situated at the confluence of three rivers namely Muthirappuzha, Nallathanni and Kundaly in Southern India. It is a picturesque hill resort located in God’s Own Country, Kerala. The place is full of natural beauty, lush green landscapes and tea estates. Munnar was once the summer getaway for British Rulers of South India. The dazzling western ghats of South India provide this place the scenic beauty for which it is famous across the nation. Today Munnar is one of the best honeymoon destination for newly weds, a place where they can spend sometime alone and away from the busy city life.

Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is one of the most peaceful and beautiful hill stations of Tamilnadu. Located 120 Km/75 mile away from Madurai, Kodaikanal is a hill station at an altitude of about 2133 meter, which is equal to 7,200 feet, above sea level on the southern tip of upper Palani / Palni hills in Tamil Nadu in the Western Ghats of picturesque Nilgiri Hills. Kodaikanal is also referred to as “Princess of Hill Stations”. There are many high waterfalls and ubiquitous gardens and flower beds in bloom. The hillside is covered by the meadows and the grassland, the valley is covered up by huge eucalyptus trees and Shola forest. The places to see are Kodaikanal Lake, Bryant Park, Coaker’s walk, Bear Shola Falls, Pillar rocks, Silver cascade, dolphin’s nose and Kurinji Andavar Murugan temple.

Kashmir

Kashmir, the upper most alpine region of North India’s the ethereal cold desert that goes by names such as “The Last Shangrila”, Moonscape, Little Tibet and so on. Ladakh is an endearing abode of scenic charisma and diverse adventure activities like rafting, jeep safari, water sports and much more. Nestling in the lap of the dazzling, snow-capped Himalayas, the Kashmir valley is undoubtedly a jewel in India’s crown. An inspiration for so much art, music and poetry, Kashmir is also honeymooners’ paradise, a nature lover’s wonderland and a shopper’s dream come true. Over the years, Kashmir tourism has come a long way, to love and look after its tourists, fulfilling their every whim. Tourists are everywhere, soaking up all that Kashmir has to offer – the walks, the pony treks, the shikara rides at sunset on the Dal lake… and once you have visited Kashmir, you will agree that what began as a dream, lives on as an unforgettable experience.

Shimla / Simla

Once the summer capital of India (during the British rule) and currently the capital of the state of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is easily one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Country. The spectacularly cool hills accompanied by the structures made during the colonial era create an aura, which makes it very different from other hill stations. Set atop a mountain in the Himalayas at an altitude of 2,159m (7,083ft) only makes this the journey to this Indian destination all the more exciting.

Andaman and Nicobar Emerald Islands

Located about 900 km from India in the Bay of Bengal is the Andaman & Nicobar Islands. These islands are one of the few undiscovered gems that have escaped the clutches of mass tourism. There are no concrete-and-glass resorts offering all-inclusive deals, no nightclubs / discotheques, no shopping malls and no fancy restaurants. All you find here is gigantic trees, fresh air, natural surroundings, rich flora & fauna, clear blue water and delicious food.

Coorg

Also known as Kodagu, Coorg is a place said to haunt you forever with its timeless beauty. Described as the Scotland of India, Coorg lies at an altitude of 1,525 m on the Western Ghats about 252 kms from Bangalore in Karnataka. Misty hills, lush forest, acres and acres of tea and coffee plantations, orange groves, undulating streets and breathtaking views are what make Coorg an unforgettable holiday destination. The predominant entity here is nature at its best. Coorg is like the dreamland of the philosopher. If you’re the type who likes to mingle with nature, romance in the mountains, feel the tingle of the cool and gentle breeze, watch leaves flutter in dance-like movements and hear sounds of birds fill the air, then Coorg is just the place for you.

Nainital

Nainital is a town in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and is located in the Kumaon foothills of the outer Himalayas. Situated at a height of 1938 meters or 6,358 feet, Nainital is a hill station that not only gives a glimpse of Himalayas but also offers many tourist attractions including activities such as trekking and a scenic landscape dotted with lakes and forests. This town is one of the most famous attractions during winters when the population of the township increases fivefold due to the arrival of tourists mainly from North-India and abroad.

Kerala : Backwaters – a unique web of lakes, lagoons, canals and rivers – are an integral part of Kerala’s Tourism Scenario. A Journey through the curving and winding backwaters of Kerala is an experience of returning to nature. Now-a-days backwater tourism is something special to Kerala. And Houseboats go a long way in actualizing the many backwater oriented tourism possibilities. Houseboat holidays have become popular in the backwaters of Kerala and provide an extremely soothing experience.

Leh – Ladakh

The mountainous region of Ladakh in the Northern Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir, is like NO other place in the World. Because of it’s unusual terrain and barren landscape it’s sometimes referred to as ‘Moonland’. Set high up in the Himalaya’s at 3,000 m (9,800 ft) Ladakh is a plateau in the Indus Valley between the Kunlun mountain range in the north and the main Great Himalayas to the south. Ladakh is renowned for its remote mountain beauty and culture. Strongly influenced by Tibet and largely inhabited by people of Tibetan descent, Ladakh is also known as ‘Little Tibet’