October 16th, 2017 by Nishtha Walia

From snow-covered mountains to golden deserts, soothing backwaters to balmy shorelines, the Indian landscape offers a vibrant melange of culture and geography.

Kick-start the new phase of your life, in the most exotic destinations to make your honeymoon special and unforgettable.

9 Beautiful Places In India For Honeymoon

  1. Shimla
  2. Manali
  3. Mussoorie
  4. Dharamshala
  5. Srinagar
  6. Gangtok
  7. Kerala
  8. Shillong
  9. Puducherry


Shimla - one of the best honeymoon places in India

When the breeze becomes crisp and the green canopies make your heart filled with joy, you know you are in Shimla. The Summer Capital is so serene that it makes you fall in love all over again. Situated at a height of 2200 m, you can gaze at the stars in the night sky with your partner.

Ambling on the Mall Road, shopping exquisite stuff from Lakkar Bazar, relishing a ride on the toy train will make you savor every moment of your honeymoon.

You can also check out some nearby places like the snow-clad Kufri, a warmly wrapped Theog in the arms of Himalayas, and the white water rafting in Tattapani to make your honeymoon more thrilling and adventurous.

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Manali - one of the best honeymoon places in India

The pristine valley of Manali can make your love deeper and life happier. No wonder it is called the Honeymoon capital of India. One of the greatest marvels of Himachal Pradesh, Manali is blessed with lush valleys, sparkling waters of river Beas amidst snow-laden mountains.

Experience the thrill of paragliding with your beloved in the Solang valley. Stride on the treacherous Rohtang Pass; spend a day of adventure and thrill while trekking to Beas Kund.

Manali would make sure your heart leaps with exhilaration and zest, making it the top most honeymoon destination of India.

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Mussoorie - one of the best honeymoon destinations in India

Make your loved one feel like a Queen in the ‘Queen of Hills’ herself.

Relish the view of Dehradun city while going up the hill towards Mussoorie. Explore the eateries around Mall road, and the cascading Kempty Falls, and enjoy the scenic view at the Cloud’s End Road.

You can also take a short trip to Dhanualti located in close proximity of Mussoorie. If you both are adventure enthusiasts, hike your way to Nag Tibba. This will be an icing on the cake of your ever so great Honeymoon experience.

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Dharamshala - one of the best honeymoon places in India

Ever heard “Your favorite road can be your memory lane”?  Make such beautiful memories while you travel to the peaceful and picturesque city of  Dharamshala. Located in the Kangra district, the town has such an essence of the Tibetan culture that you will feel like you’re in mini Tibet.

Explore Buddhism at Tsuglagkhang Monastery. Rejuvenate yourself while traversing to the Bhagsu waterfalls or take a stroll in the tea gardens. Dharamshala will leave you speechless when it comes to exploration.

You can also trek to Triund and watch the pristine view of the snow-capped Himalayas with the love of your life.

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Srinagar - one of the best honeymoon destinations in India

The Pir Panjal range and the serenity of river Jhelum, the city of Srinagar make every heart fall in love, making it the ideal honeymoon destination of India.

A tranquil shikara ride in the Dal Lake, enjoying the hues of sunset on the horizon, is the most ideal way to beat your post-wedding blues. Cherish your special moments while strolling amidst the lush of greenery at Shalimar Bagh

You can also visit Wular Lake, Yusmarg and Baramulla to make your experience unparalleled.

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Gangtok - one of the best honeymoon places in India

Enveloped between the Shivalik ranges, surrounded by steep valleys and lush green slopes, the city of Gangtok is undoubtedly picture perfect. With scintillating snow-clad peaks, Gangtok stands adorned with

Spend cozy mornings cuddled in the arms of your lover amidst the beauty of rolling green slopes and snow peaking mountains. At a distance of 40 km from the city, Tsomgo Lake offers spectacular views perched between mountains with the misty winds adding to its surreal beauty.

Situated amidst petite villages and valleys blooming with wildflowers, a two-hour drive to the lush carpet of greens at the Temi Tea Estate promises to be rewarding in every way.

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Kerala - one of the best honeymoon destinations in India

The long rituals and multiple ceremonies that accompany weddings can get too laborious to deal with, the timeless beauty of Kerala is sure to calm down all those post-wedding blues.

Surrounded by the roaring waves of the Arabian Sea and little houses hidden behind swaying coconut trees, allow the current in the Alleppey backwaters guide you home.

Dive in the fragrance of cardamom and tea plantations in the dreamy landscape of Munnar.

Discover the misty hills of Munnar, lose yourself to the golden hues of sunset at the Kovalam beach or explore the lush green countryside of Poovar Island; the idyllic state of Kerala is bound to leave an everlasting charm on your married life.

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Shillong - one of the best honeymoon places in India

The magic of Khasi Hills in the sanctuary of one of the most charming people, the city of Shillong promises to bring bundles of delight for honeymooners.

The onset of winter makes the city come alive with the utterly beautiful sights of cherry blossom and orchards of mandarin oranges. Immerse yourself in the wilderness of woods that lead the way to the gushing streams of Elephant Falls.

Take a long walk along the less explored gem of Laitlum Canyons, situated at a distance of 25kms from the city. The exceptionally beautiful views with swirling mist and inviting hill trails promise to offer unforgettable memories for a lifetime.

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Puducherry - one of the best honeymoon destinations in India

An oasis of calm on the southern coast of India, Puducherry has to be the most sought-after honeymoon destination to spark off a married life.

Tree-lined boulevards and quaint little houses whispering of the unmistakable French connection, the streets of Puducherry are best to be explored over long walks of unending conversations.

The charm of white sand beaches and mellow sunshine sprinkled with ounces of romance, a walk along the long shorelines of Promenade beach is surely the perfect way to kindle romance.  

Soak in the magic of waves lashing on the shore of Serenity Beach, a relatively secluded beach offering every bit of intimacy with a therapeutic ambiance.

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So, pick out any of the above-mentioned best honeymoon places in India and get ready to enjoy your first vacation with your partner. Make memories to cherish for life.

Happy Honeymooning!

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