Looking for a romantic getaway to express love to your beloved, then India is a warehouse of romantic destination enough to leave unforgettable memories in your mind. Peaceful mountain hideaways, amazing dessert settings, pristine beaches, or the heritage Taj Mahal, India is blessed with romantic getaway destinations in every part of the country. Check out the list of romantic destinations in India.
Top 10 Romantic places in India to visit
One of the Seven Wonders of the World and the symbol of eternal love, Taj Mahal allures visitor across the globe. Situated in Agra in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Taj Mahal is the destination for the newly weds and for all individuals who wishes to express love to their beloved. Walking with your beloved at the pavement of Taj is an unforgettable memory. Taj is mesmerizing to see through its reflection in the water of the river Jamuna, beside which it is located. Other than Taj, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort, Ram Bagh etc. are major attractions in the city of Agra.
Manali is the most beautiful romantic destination in the country and a honeymooner’s paradise. Situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh, Manali is so popular for its natural beauty that it has earned the name “India’s Switzerland’. May to October is the best time to visit the place. The place also offers activities including rafting, paragliding, skiing making it popular among the adventurer lovers. Some of the major tourist attractions in Manali are Hadimba Temple, Tibetan monasteries, Vashist hot water springs and its surrounding temples, Nehru Kund and many others.
Khajuraho is a village in Madhya Pradesh. Khajuraho temples are renowned for their erotic art. 90% of carvings of the temple depict everyday activities of humans and 10% contains sexual themes. It is said that people should leave desires outside the temple and to achieve divinity one should raise above physical body.
Nestles at an altitude of 1951 m above sea level, Khajjiar is a small grassy field in Himachal Pradesh draped in deodar trees. It is one of the delightful spot in the lap of Himalayas. A small pond is located at its center and there are two floating islands in the middle of the pond, sometimes cannot be viewed due to tall grasses on them. Other tourist attractions are Dalhousie and Chamba Valley and March to June is the most favorable time to visit Khajjiar.
Goa with its pristine beaches, charming night life and exotic cuisines has always been an attraction for visitors worldwide. Among several beaches Palolem beach is most attractive among honeymooners and couples. Fishing trips and sun bathing are some of the activities you can take part in. when in Goa with your spouse do not forget to shake your legs in one of the happening discos in Goa and then indulge in the sea foods with the blend of exotic Gaon spices. Other attraction in Goa include Baga beach, Bogmolo beach Dona Paula and many more.
Kerala or popularly known as ‘Gods own country’ is one of the romantic destinations in India. The main attraction for couples in Kerala is the backwater houseboat. Houseboat or ‘Kettuvallam’ is made of wood without the use of a single nail. Experience of staying in a floating hotel can be a lifetime experience. Houseboats come with the comfort of double bed room, bathroom, fan and all modern amenities. Cruise through Kerala backwaters and take a glimpse of the simple villages to see products and handcrafts made by local artisans. Other tourist attractions in Kerala are Kochi, Kumarkom, Kovalam beach, Kairali and Ayurvedic Health Resorts.
Situated at an altitude of 7,440 feet above sea level, Ooty is a hill station located in the Nilgiri Hills in the state of Tamil Nadu. Popularly known as the ““Queen of Hill stations”, Ooty is a preferred romantic destination for couples since ages. Major attractions in Ooty includes Ooty Botanical garden, Lake, Doddabetta Peak, Rose garden, St. Stephen’s Church, Mukerti National Park and many others.
Nainital is a romantic and green hill station situated in the state of Uttarakhand. Major attractions in Nainital include Naina peak, snow view, Tiffin Top, horse riding, ropeway and many others. Go boating with your spouse or try fishing in the lakes. Take a glimpse of the Himalayan range from the ‘View Point’ or simply take long walk and enjoy the scenic beauty.
Located at an altitude of 2992 feet above sea level, Araku valley is a famous hill station in the state of Andhra Pradesh. A journey to Araku by train with your beloved can be a memorable experience. Reside in one of the tree top cottages that hang 10 feet above the ground level in the midst of the green surroundings of Araku valley.
If you crave for a different experience then Bikaner is your place. Bikaner is a romantic desert destination located in amidst Thar Desert in the state of Rajasthan. This historical city comprises of beautiful forts and castles and religious shrines. Some of the major attractions are Camel Farm, Junagarh Fort, Kolayat, Lalgarh Palace and Devi Kund Sagar. October to February is the best time to visit this place.